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WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)

Overview
Works: 8,540 works in 17,829 publications in 1 language and 537,826 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Historical television programs  Biography  Documentary films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Distributor, Production personnel, brd, Originator, Publisher, pre, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 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 2,803 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 )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,998 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 )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documented is the story of a band of courageous civil rights activists who call themselves the Freedom Riders. Gaining impressive access to influential figures on both sides of the issue, chronicled is 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 1,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the stark beauty of the English moor, the mysterious gypsy boy Heathcliff, who has been adopted by the Earnshaw family, discovers his soul mate in his stepsister Cathy. As a man unable to have the love of his life, he seeks vengeance against anyone who comes between them
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 1,879 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 )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physicist Brian Greene discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity, and 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 1,769 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
Vietnam : a television history by Judy Crichton( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,634 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 )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,626 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 1,603 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 )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1970 Jane Elliott, a public school teacher in Iowa, divided her all-white third-graders into blue and brown-eyed groups for a lesson in discrimination. On successive days, each group was treated as inferior and subjected to discrimination. This documentary reunites the teacher and class after 15 years to relate the enduring effects of their experiment
Eyes on the prize( Visual )

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

The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today
Geronimo and the Apache Resistance by American Experience( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,494 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 )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 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 Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

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

After a wretched childhood as an orphan, Jane Eyre arrives at Thornfield Hall to take over her duties as governess to a lively French girl, Adèle. She soon falls in love with the brooding owner of Thornfield, Mr. Rochester. Jane gradually wins his heart, but they must first overcome the dark secrets of his past before they can find happiness
The merchants of cool( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,468 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 1,434 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
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, romance novel addict Catherine Morland is invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies. She forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney, but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short"--Container
New York : a documentary film by Ric Burns( Visual )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,425 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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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 (364)

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