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Guidance Associates of Pleasantville, N.Y.

Overview
Works: 330 works in 477 publications in 1 language and 2,372 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical films  History  Juvenile works  Children's films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Educational films 
Classifications: PN1997, 813.3
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Most widely held works by Guidance Associates of Pleasantville, N.Y.
Mythology is Alive And Well( Visual )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 53 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
Geoffrey Chaucer: Poet And Pilgrim( Visual )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and ideas of Geoffrey Chaucer and traces the route of his pilgrimage
Westward expansion by McGraw-Hill Text-Films( Visual )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the westward movement beyond successive frontiers; the colonists' early explorations, the Lewis and Clark expeditions, the opening of Western trails, the gold strikes, and the migration of ranchers and homesteaders
The Poetic Experience( Visual )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes poetic forms and the essential objectives and characteristics of poetry. Includes specific examples of the works of major poets
The Romantic Age In English Literature by Guidance Associates( Visual )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies the romantic age of English literature. Examines the works of such writers as Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, and Keats
Anatomy of U.S. political parties( Visual )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how political parties were first formed, and how the two party system is used in the United States
Woodrow Wilson, idealism and American democracy( Visual )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures various events during the Presidency of Woodrow Wilson in both wartime and peacetime. Discusses Wilson's ideas concerning democracy and his fight for the League of Nations. Includes original tracks of Wilson's voice
Concord: A Nation's Conscience( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the Romantic period in American literature through the lives and works of the Transcendentalists Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau
The Great Depression: 1929-1939( Visual )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates reasons for the Stock Market crash and portrays the tragedy of the era as shown in the bonus marchers, radical politics, the New Deal, escapist entertainment, the labor movement, isolationism, and the coming of World War II
Ernest Hemingway, the man : a biographical interpretation with Carlos Baker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Ernest Hemingway, and relates events in his life to specific portions of his work
The reckless years : 1919-1929( Visual )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 27 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
The Harlem Renaissance & Beyond( Visual )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 27 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
Our Heritage From Ancient Greece by Guidance Associates( Visual )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of Greek civilization from Crete through the Achaean Empire, Solon and the coming of democracy, to the Golden Age of Pericles
The Puritan legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the interaction of original Puritan values with the development of American society. Discusses contemporary attitudes toward materialism, communal responsibility, personal initiative, self-reliance, and puritanical moral obligations
Edgar Allan Poe by Elliot Engel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His personal history has been the subject of controversy, with rumors of alcoholism and his marriage to a 13 year old cousin sparking the debate but adding to the mystique. His works include The Telltale Heart, The Murder in the Rue Morgue and more
Job hunting: where to begin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the various types of employment agencies, the role of the job counselor, civil service examinations, how to answer want ads, and how to handle job interviews
The vision of Stephen Crane( Visual )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Develops Stephen Crane's central theme of absolute honesty through excerpts from his novels, stories, news reports, autobiographical writings and correspondence
The Emergence of the United States as a world power( Visual )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summarizes the development of the United States as a world power. Begins with the Mexican War and includes the war in Vietnam
The Private world of Emily Dickinson( Visual )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the poetry of Emily Dickinson against the background of her New England heritage and the atmosphere which inspired her verse in order to offer insights into the personality of the poet
The Age of Theodore Roosevelt( Visual )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes personal qualities of Theodore Roosevelt, presents various events in his career, and discusses some of his domestic and foreign policies and accomplishments. Part 3 includes study and review section
 
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