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The miracle of life by Lennart Nilsson( Visual )

36 editions published between 1982 and 2018 in English and held by 2,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary which 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
American experience( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This inspirational documentary is about a band of courageous civil-rights activists calling themselves the Freedom Riders. Gaining impressive access to influential figures on both sides of the issue, it chronicles 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
Is Wal-Mart good for America? by PBS HOME VIDEO( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,717 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
We Shall Remain : America Through Native Eyes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Europeans arrived in North America, they encountered the Native people. Contrary to stereotype, American Indians were not simply ferocious warriors or peaceable lovers of the land. They were, like all people, an amalgam: charismatic and forward thinking, imaginative and courageous, compassionate and resolute, and, at times, arrogant, vengeful, and reckless. Native peoples valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture using all avenues available, including military, legal, and political action, diplomacy, and supplication of the spiritual realm. From the Wampanoags of New England in the 1600s who used their alliance with the English to weaken rival tribes, to the bold new leaders of the 1970s who harnessed the momentum of the civil rights movement to forge a pan-Indian identity. Spanning almost four hundred years, these documentaries tell the story of pivotal moments in U.S. history from the Native American perspective, presenting Native history as an integral part of the American story
The elegant universe( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his rare gift for conveying physics through vivid everyday images, Brian Greene unravels string theory, which could prove to be the holy grail of physics - the search for ultimate law and order in the universe
The merchants of cool( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,456 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 $300 billion a year. They are the merchants of cool: the creators and sellers of popular culture, who have made teens the hottest consumer demographic in America."--Http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline
The murder of Emmett Till( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shameful, sadistic 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 Susanna White( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn ... secrets that could destroy her happiness
Citizen King : 1963-1968 by PBS Home Video( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story begins on the steps on the Lincoln Memorial in August 1963 when a 34-year-old preacher galvanized millions with his dream for an America free of racism. It comes to a bloody end almost five years later on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. In the years since those events unfolded, the man at the center, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has become a mythic figure, a minister whose oratory is etched into the minds of millions of Americans, a civil rights activist whose words and image are more hotly contested, negotiated and sold than almost anyone else's in American history
Mansfield Park by Iain B MacDonald( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny Price goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park and must navigate a labyrinth of intrigues and affairs among the occupants of the house
A class divided by William Peters( Visual )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,418 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
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two innocent young orphans are the potential heirs to a fortune. Their fates are snarled in a monumental legal battle known as Jarndyce and Jarndyce. Another orphan, Esther Summerson, whose mysterious parentage proves to be intertwined with the fate of the Jarndyce wards and the aloof Lady Dedlock. Lady Dedlock faces the revelation of her dark past once Mr. Tulkinghorn catches wind of it. The icily beautiful Esther's background also comes to light after the murder of a strange man. Twines through the legal system to heartbreaking domestic drama to a murder investigation to near-Gothic horror
Northanger Abbey by Jon Jones( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 1,407 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
From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The second hour turns from the life of Jesus to the period that followed his death, examining the rise of Christianity and concluding with the First Revolt--the bloody and violent siege of Jerusalem and the beginning of a rift between Christianity and Judaism. Frontline explores new evidence suggesting that Jesus' followers, because of their diversity and the differences in their cultures and language, looked at and interpreted Jesus and his teachings in many different ways"--Container
The scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel brings to life the attitudes and passions of 17th century New England. Condemned by her Puritan fellows for having a child out of wedlock, Hester Prynne is forced to wear a scarlet letter
Middlemarch by George Eliot( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on George Eliot's novel, Middlemarch is set in early nineteenth century England and charts the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the town as it divides its population into two opposing factions: the conservatives and the liberals
Life's greatest miracle by John Lithgow( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of a child from conception to birth, using both microimagery and the story of a young couple preparing for their first child
Persuasion by Adrian Shergold( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,318 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?
The persuaders( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frontline takes an in-depth look at the multibillion-dollar "persuasion industries" of advertising and public relations. To cut through mass-media clutter and to overcome consumers' growing resistance to their pitches, marketers have developed new ways of integrating their messages deeper into the fabric of our lives. Through sophisticated market research methods to better understand consumers and by turning to the little-understood techniques of public relations to make sure their messages come from sources we trust, marketers are crafting messages that resonate with an increasingly cynical public. The correspondent explores how the culture of marketing has come to shape the way Americans understand the world and themselves and how the techniques of the persuasion industries have migrated to politics, shaping the way our leaders formulate policy, influence public opinion, make decisions, and stay in power"--Conteneur
Vietnam : a television history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,310 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
 
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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 educational foundation Boston, Mass.

WGBH-TV Boston, Mass.

WGBH-TV (Television station : Boston, Mass.)

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