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

Overview
Works: 7,938 works in 15,874 publications in 1 language and 353,514 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Educational films  Historical television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Biography 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, pre, Donor, brd, Publisher, Other
Classifications: PR2807.A2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
 
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Most widely held works by WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Mandate : the president and the people by Philip B Kunhardt( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,430 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 )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,901 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A made for television version of Kevin Kline's minimalist version of Shakespeare's tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark, presented in modern-dress
Broadway : the American musical by Michael Kantor( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary series details the razzle-dazzle history of a unique American art form. Each episode chronicles a different era and features the Broadway shows and song that defined the period. The series draws on feature films, rare television moments, archival news footage, original cast recordings, still photos, diaries, journals, first person accounts, and on-camera interviews with many of the principals involved in creating the American musical
Rachel Carson's Silent spring( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,508 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
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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of six conversations between Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell on the subject of myth and its various manifestations. Presents an overview of Campbell's work
New York : a documentary film by Ric Burns( Visual )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,448 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
African American lives( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The challenge of genealogical research is even more evident as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. continues back through the Colonial period of American history in this program. The film takes us on a journey to fill in the family trees of each of the series participants, through war service records and various records of property during slavery's apogee--including inventories, sales, or gifts of slaves. In West Virginia, Professor Gates finds a court transcript and discovers the legal struggle of his ancestor Isaac Clifford, a free man who was kidnapped and accused of being a runaway slave
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Simon Schama discusses eight works of art, the lives of their creators, and the impact they have made on the world
Last stand at Little Big Horn by James Welch( Visual )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,328 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 1,236 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 Undetermined and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two part documentary on the fascinating career of Bob Dylan in the early sixties
Frontier house( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What better sequel to the much-admired 1900 HOUSE-in which a modern family lived in a Victorian home-than a pre-quel? In THE FRONTIER HOUSE, three 21st-century families meet Montana, circa 1880, with no off-screen conveniences, no set, no cast trailers--just the world of their great-grandparents. How will they function? Or eat? This is total Wild West immersion, fashioned by producer Simon Shaw into the thinking man's version of Survivor
The African Americans : many rivers to cross( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,178 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,132 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
The Crash of 1929( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the years preceding 1929, the stock market rose, seemingly without limits, to usher a "New Era" of prosperity-one where it was widely believed that in America, everyone could become rich. Yet in reality, only the rich were becoming richer. As told by the descendants of the financial "folk heroes" of the economic boom of early 1920s, The Crash of 1929, from the PBS American Experience collection, captures the optimism of the age- a time where the stock market epitomized the false promise of permanent prosperity
African American lives 2( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genealogical investigations and DNA analysis help participants discover where they come from and who they are
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,055 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 1,045 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
 
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Simon Schama's Power of art
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)

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