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WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)

Overview
Works: 8,801 works in 18,383 publications in 1 language and 561,178 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Television adaptations  Television programs  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Biography 
Roles: prn, Producer, Distributor, Production personnel, brd, Originator, Publisher, Performer, pre
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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The miracle of life by Northern Virginia Community College( Visual )

35 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 2,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the actual conception and development of a baby. Looks inside the male and female reproductive organs to show the formation of sperm and the passage of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube. Uses a microscope to observe DNA, chromosomes, and other minute body details building up to the moment of birth
Persuasion by Roger Michell( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 2,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Elliot fell deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen. But with neither fortune nor rank to recommend him, Anne was persuaded to break off her engagement. Eight years later, Anne has lived to regret her decision. She never stopped loving Wentworth, and when he returns from sea with rank and fortune, she can only watch as every eligible young woman in the district falls at his feet. Can Frederick forgive Anne for listening to her family instead of her heart?
American experience by Stanley Nelson( Visual )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This inspirational documentary is about a band of courageous civil-rights activists calling themselves the Freedom Riders. Gaining impressive access to influential figures on both sides of the issue, it chronicles a chapter of American history that stands as an astonishing testament to the accomplishment of youth and what can result from the incredible combination of personal conviction and the courage to organize against all odds
Wuthering Heights by Coky Giedroyc( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine and Heathcliff share a love that reaches beyond the grave in this faithful adaptation of Emily Bronte's tragic romance
From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians by Public Broadcasting System (U.S.)( Visual )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the life of Jesus and the movement he started, challenging familiar assumptions and conventional notions about the origins of Christianity. Drawing upon new and sometimes controversial historical evidence and interviews with the nation's leading New Testament scholars, the series transports the viewer back two thousand years to the time and place where Jesus once lived and preached
The elegant universe by B Greene( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the physicist Brian Greene, who discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity. He then considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search
Is Wal-Mart good for America? by PBS HOME VIDEO( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines Wal-Mart's importation of Chinese goods into the United States. Discusses that while some economists credit Wal-Mart's focus on low costs with helping contain U.S. inflation, others charge that the company is the main force driving the massive overseas shift to China in the production of American consumer goods, resulting in hundreds of thousands of lost jobs and a lower standard of living in the U.S
American experience( Visual )

25 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video contains an interview with Richard Heard about Emmett Till, an African-American teenager who was lynched in Mississippi at the age of 14 after reportedly flirting with a white woman
We Shall Remain : America Through Native Eyes( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Europeans arrived in North America, they encountered the Native people. Contrary to stereotype, American Indians were not simply ferocious warriors or peaceable lovers of the land. They were, like all people, an amalgam: charismatic and forward thinking, imaginative and courageous, compassionate and resolute, and, at times, arrogant, vengeful, and reckless. Native peoples valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture using all avenues available, including military, legal, and political action, diplomacy, and supplication of the spiritual realm. From the Wampanoags of New England in the 1600s who used their alliance with the English to weaken rival tribes, to the bold new leaders of the 1970s who harnessed the momentum of the civil rights movement to forge a pan-Indian identity. Spanning almost four hundred years, these documentaries tell the story of pivotal moments in U.S. history from the Native American perspective, presenting Native history as an integral part of the American story
Agatha Christie Marple by Agatha Christie( Visual )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Towards zero: Eyebrows arch when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Nevile Strange arrives with his attractive new wife, even though the first wife is also attending. Miss Marple observes the tightly wound group as they holiday by the sea, sensing the sexual tensions and unresolved jealousies that lead to murder. Nemesis: Miss Marple receives a request from an old friend, the recently deceased Mr. Rafiel, to investigate a possible crime. The only direction he leaves her is to look for clues on a mystery bus tour. At Bertram's Hotel: Revisiting a glamorous London hotel that she remembers fondly from her girlhood, Miss Marple finds that nothing has changed, including the atmosphere of danger beneath its highly polished veneer. Ordeal by Innocence: Miss Marple is invited to a wedding of her former housemaid Gwenda, and her fiancé Leo Argyle. Leo's grown children and family are still reeling from the murder of their mother and the execution of their brother Jacko for the crime. A stranger arrives who exonerates Jacko, leading all to realize that the real murderer is still in their midst
Vietnam : a television history by Judy Crichton( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a multi-part series on the Vietnam conflict, covering the history of Indochina, the French wars, and United States involvement, using actual film footage from news and government archives
Nixon by David Grubin( Visual )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the span of Richard M. Nixon's political life during his early political career
Reconstruction : the second Civil War( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how ordinary Americans, black and white, in the North and South struggled to reconstruct their lives in the years 1863-1877 after the Civil War
A class divided by William Peters( Visual )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents a reunion of Iowa teacher Jane Elliott and her third-grade class of 1970, subjects that year of an ABC News television documentary entitled "The eye of the storm". Shows how her experimental curriculum on the evils of discrimination had a lasting effect on the lives of the students. Includes scenes of her lesson being used in a prison setting
Eyes on the prize( Visual )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the civil rights movement in America. Uses archival footage and interviews with participants in the movement
Geronimo and the Apache Resistance by American Experience( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descendants of legendary Native American leader Geronimo tell the story of a half-century of war, displacement, confinement, and finally resistance that ended with the decimation of the Chiricahua Apaches and the loss of their traditional homeland in the Southwest. Geronimo is revealed as a shrewd leader, formidable fighter, and poetic shaman--dedicated to a crusade to keep his ancestral land, repeatedly defying and eluding federal authorities. When the government finally forced his surrender in 1886, the Apaches were prisoners, moved to reservations in Florida and later Oklahoma. Their homeland was never returned to them. The film tells an unpleasant story of cruelty, prejudice, and betrayal, and of a tragic collision of two civilizations, each with startlingly different views of one another
The murder of Emmett Till( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shameful, sadistic murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till, a black boy who whistled at a white woman in a Mississippi grocery store in 1955, was a powerful catalyst for the civil rights movement. Although Till's killers were apprehended, they were quickly acquitted by an all-white, all-male jury and proceeded to sell their story to a journalist, providing grisly details of the murder. Three months after Till's body was recovered, the Montgomery Bus Boycott began
Jane Eyre by Julian Amyes( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn-- secrets that could destroy her happiness
The merchants of cool( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frontline journeys into the world of the marketers of popular culture to teenagers. They spend their days sifting through reams of market research data. They conduct endless surveys and focus groups. They comb the streets, the schools, and the malls, hot on the trail of the 'next big thing' that will snare the attention of their prey, a market segment worth an estimated
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of an interminable court case spin three young people each searching for their place in the world. Their story moves fast, swirling through an incredible array of characters from passionate young lovers to ruthless lawyers, from an ice-cold aristocratic beauty to a shrewd relentless detective, until the final thrilling climax
 
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Is Wal-Mart good for America?
Alternative Names
Boston (Mass.) W.G.B.H. (Television station)

Boston (Mass.) WGBH (Television station)

Boston Television station WGBH-TV.

W.G.B.H. (Television station : Boston, Mass.)

W.G.B.H.-TV (Television station : Boston, Mass.)

WGBH Boston (Television station)

WGBH-TV (Television station : Boston, Mass.)

Languages
English (383)

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Wuthering HeightsIs Wal-Mart good for America?Vietnam : a television historyNixonReconstruction : the second Civil WarA class dividedThe merchants of coolBleak House