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WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Overview
Works: 7,975 works in 16,392 publications in 1 language and 350,357 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Biography  Televised plays 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, pre, brd, Donor, Publisher, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about N.Y.) WNET (Television station : New York
 
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Mandate : the president and the people by Philip B Kunhardt( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video, narrated by veteran CBS News correspondent Lesley Stahl, examines the long and complex relationship between the presidency and public opinion. Leading historians, political scientists, and public figures offer insight into presidents and the presidency from George Washington through FDR
The secret life of the brain( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourth in a five-part series that presents recent research on the brain. This episode looks at the adult brain. Explores the critical interplay between reason and emotion and what happens when the balance between the two brain regions that handle them goes awry. Because of a stroke, Marvin Bateman has lost his ability to connect with other people and has difficulty making decisions. Another man, Johny Cortez, suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and has panic attacks. Writer and psychologist Lauren Slater has been plagued with life-long depression, but believes that abuse suffered as a child made the condition worse
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play
Broadway : the American musical by Michael Kantor( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary series chronicles the Broadway musical throughout the 20th century and explores the evolution of this uniquely American art form. By drawing on a wealth of archival news footage, lost and found television moments, original cast recordings, still photos, feature films, diaries, journals, intimate first-person accounts, dramatic re-creations, and interviews with many of the principals involved in creating the American musical, it offers the most comprehensive exploration of musical theater ever presented on television
Slavery and the making of America( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the history of slavery in the United States and the role it played in shaping the new country's development
Rachel Carson's Silent spring( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness the life of passionate biologist and environmentalist, Rachel Carson, and how she exposed the effects of the unregulated use of pesticides and herbicides by the federal government, and sparked a revolution in environmental policy
New York : a documentary film by Ric Burns( Visual )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series chronicles the history of New York City from its beginnings in 1609 as a Dutch trading post, through the depression, onto the turbulent years of change in the following decades after WWII, to its present day status as one of the most important and influencial cities in the world
African American lives( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England suffocating beneath riches and righteousness; the madhouses and brothels of Provence; the carnage of civil war Spain; 1950s New York, caught between Cold War jitters and Manhattan glitter. In each place, a great artist is backed into a corner, facing a crisis, given a chance to confound his rivals, enemies and critics one more time
Last stand at Little Big Horn by James Welch( Visual )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Battle of Little Big Horn, also known as Custer's Last Stand, from the perspective of the Lakota, Sioux, Cheyenne, and Crow who lived on the Great Plains and from that of the white settlers who pushed west across the continent
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fringe characters from Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' take center stage at Elsinore
No direction home : Bob Dylan by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two part documentary on the fascinating career of Bob Dylan in the early sixties. Scorsese's film chronicles the early years of Dylan, collecting clips of the singer-songwriter from 1961-66, as he went from being a rising star on the New York City folk scene to one of the country's greatest protest singers to, in the words of one irate concertgoer, a "Judas" for plugging in and going electric
African American lives 2( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genealogical investigations and DNA analysis help participants discover where they come from and who they are
Frontier house( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three modern families were chosen to learn to survive as if the year is 1883. Using the tools and technology of that time they must make difficult choices and cope with the consequences in the Montana wilderness
The African Americans : many rivers to cross( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds
The Crash of 1929( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday - large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan, and Cornelia, Lear devises a test for his offspring to convince him of their suitability and compassion for rule. Goneril and Regan's true colors emerge as they unleash a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1979 videotaped version of Trevor Nunn's Royal Shakespeare Company of Macbeth in which Lady Macbeth, after a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
Sound and fury by Josh Aronson( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the issues that arise in an extended family consisting of several deaf members when the opportunity arises for two of the children to receive a surgical implant that would enable them to hear. Explores the little-known world of deaf culture
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees. A bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityNational Educational Television and Radio Center

controlled identityWNDT (Television station : Newark, N.J.)

13-WNET New York, N.Y.

13/WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

New York (N.Y.). W.N.E.T. (Television station)

New York (N.Y.). WNET (Television station)

New York, Thirteen/WNET

New York, WNET

Thirteen (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Thirteen-WNET New York, N.Y.

Thirteen/WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

W.N.E.T./13 (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

W.N.E.T. (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

W.N.E.T./Thirteen (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

WNET

WNET-13 New York, N.Y.

WNET/13 (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

WNET (Television station) New York.

WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

WNET-Thirteen New York, N.Y.

WNET/Thirteen (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

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English (278)