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

Overview
Works: 8,895 works in 17,857 publications in 1 language and 346,939 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Biographies  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Biographical television programs  Television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, pre, brd, Other, Donor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about N.Y.) WNET (Television station : New York
 
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Most widely held works by N.Y.) WNET (Television station : New York
Mandate : the president and the people by Philip B Kunhardt( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,188 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
Broadway : the American musical by Michael Kantor( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,554 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 )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,393 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
African American lives 2( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,360 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,336 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
Rachel Carson's Silent spring( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,331 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
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... the inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the viewpoint of two of the work's supporting, but certainly more outrageous, characters. In this ... version ... the Shakespearean equivalents of Laural and Hardy get a chance to take the lead role in a ... setting where illusion and reality overlap"--Container
African American lives( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,265 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
The secret life of the brain( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only learn startling new truths about the brain, they will voyage inside it
No direction home : Bob Dylan by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,209 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
The African Americans : many rivers to cross( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,204 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
Simon Schama's Power of art( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,169 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 )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Battle of the Little Bighorn, known as "Custer's Last Stand," from an Indian and white man's perspective. Uses journals, oral accounts, Indian ledger drawings, archival footage, and feature films to present the dual viewpoints of this historic event
From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians by William Cran( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,152 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,096 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. As the scheme unfolds, Goneril and Regan's true colours emerge, uncovering a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty. Beginning to doubt the very benevolence he wished to judge, Lear finds only betrayal awaiting his estimation. When he is tricked into making a devastating error, events spiral into madness and misdeeds that bring the realm to its knees"--Container
Sketches of Frank Gehry by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanks to computer technology, Frank Gehry's minimal, erratically penned, squiggly sketches are translated by a team of model makers, software wizards, and engineers into plans that evolve into grand monuments. This exploration of Gehry's basic philosophy, early influences, and somewhat mysterious process, provide a fresh perspective into how architecture, and this architect, works
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,068 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
Macbeth by Rupert Goold( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of the stage production which relocates the action to a nameless 20th-century underground facility, offering a parable of the quest for power in the modern world
Art of the Western world by Perry Miller Adato( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Michael Wood leads a nine-part tour through 2,500 years of Western painting, sculpture, and architecture, filmed at over 150 locations in eight countries and featuring commentary by historians and scholars
New York : a Documentary Film by Ric Burns( Visual )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,038 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. The final episode was created in response to the destruction of the World Trade Center
 
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HamletSimon Schama's Power of artKing LearSketches of Frank Gehry
Alternative Names

controlled identityAmerican Masters Pictures

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. (Station de télévision)

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

New York (N.Y.). WNET (Station de télévision)

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 (Station de télévision : New York, N.Y.)

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

W.N.E.T. (Station de télévision : New York, N.Y.)

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

W.N.E.T./Thirteen (Station de télévision : New York, N.Y.)

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

WNET

WNET-13 New York, N.Y.

WNET/13 (Station de télévision : New York, N.Y.)

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

WNET (Station de télévision) New York

WNET (Television station) New York.

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

WNET-Thirteen New York, N.Y.

WNET/Thirteen (Station de télévision : New York, N.Y.)

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

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English (263)