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

Overview
Works: 7,818 works in 15,321 publications in 2 languages and 351,211 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Television programs  Historical television programs  Televised plays  Biography 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, brd, Donor, Other, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 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 )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,454 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 )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,923 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 )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,672 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 )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,622 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 songs 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 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) This film combines excerpts from letters, books, television programs, and archival footage with interviews to create a vivid picture of Carson and the controversy surrounding her book. The film examines a conflict that the book brought into focus: the conflict between many who believed that technology could cure all ills and that nature could be controlled and others such as Rachel Carson who refused to believe that serious damage to nature was inevitable and represented a reasonable price to pay for "progress."
Slavery and the making of America( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,480 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( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,434 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
New York : a documentary film by Ric Burns( Visual )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,422 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
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 1,357 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. Uses journals, oral accounts, Indian ledger drawings, archival footage, and feature films to present the dual viewpoints of this historic event
The ascent of money by Niall Ferguson( Visual )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bestselling author, economist and historian Niall Ferguson takes a look at how money evolved, from the concept of credit and debt in the Renaissance to the emergence of a global economy and the subprime crisis we face today
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,323 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
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,241 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
Frontier house( Visual )

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

Three modern families were chosen to learn to survive as if the year is 1883. Using the tools and technologly of that time they must make difficult choices and cope with the conseqences in the Montana wilderness
No direction home : Bob Dylan by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Bob Dylan's journey from his roots in Minnesota, to his early days in Greenwich Village, to his tumultuous ascent to pop stardom in 1966. Joan Baez, Allan Ginzberg, Maria Muldaur, Pete Seeger, Liam Clancy, Mavis Staples and others share their thoughts and feelings about the young singer who would change popular music forever. Contains extensive archival footage, some never-before-seen and rare concert performances
From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians by Public Broadcasting System (U.S.)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,204 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 )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan, and Cordelia, 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 African Americans : many rivers to cross( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,153 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
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 1,144 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
The Crash of 1929( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,121 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
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nightclub owner in World War II Morocco remains aloof from the intrigue going on around him until a former lover shows up to ask that he help her husband escape from the Nazis
 
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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.)

Languages
English (253)

Italian (1)

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The ascent of moneySimon Schama's Power of artKing Lear