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Guidance Associates

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Works: 1,309 works in 2,364 publications in 1 language and 14,595 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Internet videos  Nonfiction films  Rules  Educational films  Concert television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Television specials  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
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Most widely held works by Guidance Associates
Modern U.S. history : from cold war to hostage crisis( Visual )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program covers the Truman-Eisenhower years, as the United States celebrates an end to World War II, then plunges into the Cold War. Explores the anticommunist hysteria led by Joseph McCarthy and traces the course of the Korean War. Includes American response to 'Sputnik'-- and to Russia's first Atomic bomb
Mythology: Gods And Goddesses by Celtic Thunder (Musical group : 2007-)( Visual )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For students who are not already familiar with the classical myths, this program provides an informative and memorable introduction, lavishly illustrated with photographs, reproductions and original art. The program introduces the "senior" gods and goddesses and then focuses on the "second generation" of Olympians: Athena, Aphrodite, Hephaestus, Apollo, Ares, Hermes and Dionysus. It also recounts the stories of Arachne, Phaethon, Actaeon, Perseus and Medusa, King Midas, the judgment of Paris and the Trojan War, and the founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus
Shakespeare: A Day At The Globe( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the development of public theater up to the building of Shakespeare's Globe, reviewing the social, political, and cultural events that made Shakespeare's accomplishments possible. Recreates a performance at the Globe
What is communism? by Gary A Ward( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Help students understand the principles and policies that define a government or party as 'Communist.' This program reviews major trends and events in the history of Soviet and Chinese communism
The Harlem Renaissance & Beyond( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the work of several American Negro writers, including Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, and Claude McKay. Discusses some of the lesser figures whose importance is more historical than literary
The reckless years : 1919-1929( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program demonstrates how corruption, government inaction and a laissez-faire economic policy contributed to the worst depression in the nation's history
Witness to history( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Watch the social and political changes that resulted from the Suffragette Movement, Prohibition, Darwin's Theory of Evolution, the rise of the Ku Klux Klan
Witness to history. the war in the Pacific( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyewitness views of the attack at Pearl Harbor, Roosevelt delivering his war message to Congress, troops landing at Iwo Jima, and the bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima
The Great Depression : 1929-1939( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlighted by the commentary of Eric Goldman, noted historian of the period, the narrative begins with Black Thursday and the panic on Wall Street. The program describes the effects of unemployment, traces Roosevelt's 'New Deal' and concludes with the coming of World War II and the return of prosperity
Witness to history( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Soviet expansionism, the closing of the Iron curtain, and McCarthyism. Explores the influence the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan had on postwar politics. Includes footage of the Korean War and the rise of Communist China
Ordeal of power : the President and the presidency( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What does the president do? What are his powers and the limits to them? Using vivid examples, the program focuses on the highest office in the land. The program shows that the powers of the presidency are defined in the Constitution but have changed and grown in practice, as have limitations on presidential powers. Illustrations show the decision making process of the presidency through examples from recent history. Using concepts developed in the program, students are challenged to help a fictional president solve a typical policy problem
Mythology is Alive And Well( Visual )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mythology Is Alive And Well is a two-part program which introduces, in a lighthearted way, the major figures of the Greek and Roman pantheon. The program sorts them out and clearly shows their relationships to one another and also what they meant to the men and women who created and worshiped them
Witness to history( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a first hand look at the destruction and jubilation of postwar Europe, this program includes the Potsdam Conference, the Berlin airlift, the Hungarian Revolution, and the Berlin crisis
Interpreting the law : role of the Supreme Court( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the Court and how it evolved to be the final arbiter and interpreter of the nation's laws. Focuses on the Marshall and Warren Courts' decisions and Brown vs. Board of Ed
Witness to history( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exciting, dramatic changes that took place in the first twenty years of the new century. See immigrants at Ellis Island and scenes of Henry Ford inventing the 'horseless carriage'
Witness to history( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks at the history of U.S.-Latin American affairs from the era of the Monroe Doctrine (1823) through the turn of the century to the 1960s. Archival footage documents many of the events that played a major part in the development of that relationship such as the Spanish-American War and the building of the Panama Canal. Also highlighted are some examples of U.S. military intervention in Latin America such as occupation of Nicaragua, the Bay of Pigs invasion of 1961 and the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962
Witness to history( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness the collapse of Russia's ancient autocracy and the rise of Communism. Get an inside close-up of Lenin from 1918-1924, including his funeral and entombment
Witness to history( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'War fever' rages at home as Americans pitch in to support their boys overseas. Vivid scenes of the trenches of Europe and the League of Nations
Modern U.S. history : from cold war to hostage crisis( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the Kennedy-Johnson years, including the struggle for Black civil rights, the Cuban missile crisis, Kennedy's assassination, and the bitter division over the escalating involvement of the United States in Vietnam
Witness to history( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eye-opening account of the effects of America's depression and Roosevelt's inaugural speech launching the New Deal
 
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