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WVIA-TV (Television station : Pittston, Pa.)

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The Regulators : our invisible government( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how the Federal regulators implement and enforce the laws enacted by Congress. Uses the Environmental Protection Agency's guidelines to regulate visible pollution of our national parks by power industries as an example
The endangered earth : the politics of acid rain by Ian Daley( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines effects of acid rain upon the environment, art, and sculpture, particularly in Gettysburg, Pa. Discusses the Clean Air Act and subsequent legislation in Pa
Dating rites : gang rape on campus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of a gang rape at a campus dorm party. Includes follow up disucssion of rape and date rape by students. Additional comments by a professor of social psychology and a sexual assault counselor. Interviews with a convicted rapist and a rape survior
The extraordinary journey : the Eastern Europeans of Northeastern Pennsylvania( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the stories of Eastern Europeans who emigrated to Northeastern Pennsylvania during the early decades of the 20th century, in order to escape their war-ravaged homelands and begin a new life in America. Emphasizes the sense of community, family, and religious values that these immigrants maintained, even in the midst of a new land and a new culture
HR 6161-- an act of Congress( Visual )

2 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A behind-the-scenes look at how a law is made in Congress. Traces the path of HR 6161, a bill to amend the Clean Air Act, from its inception as a bill in Subcommittee to its signature into law by the President. Documents the dynamics involved in translating issues and conflicting interests into legislation
Lyman H. Howe's high class moving pictures( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the career of a travelling exhibitor who brought motion pictures to America's towns and cities when movies were in their infancy, from the early 1880s through to the early 1920s. His earliest exhibitions are illustrated with some of the films he showed on a homemade projector in 1896. Also includes interviews with Howe's former employees and associates, and moviegoers who remember his shows after more than seventy years
Elder abuse : a family secret( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the complex nature of elder abuse and spotlights several services available to help families cope with the problem
The Irish : two nations--one heart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents the stories of where [the Irish immigrants] came from, why they left the 'Emerald Isle', how they got to America, the life they created in the Keystone State after they arrived, and their extraordinary ethnic legacy forged from that which they cherished most--family, faith and freedom."--Container
Looking to the river : an original documentary film( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This original documentary from WVIA, produced and directed by Greg Matkosky, examines the Susquehanna River, past and present, and its importance to those who live in its watershed. Through a blend of authoritative content and distinctive imagery, Looking To The River seeks to provide viewers with the knowledge that the Susquehanna River is the key to renewed economic prosperity and revitalized quality of life in their communities
Dying to be thin by Larkin McPhee( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) This program explores the causes, symptoms, and results of anorexia and bulimia and points out that these eating disorders, widely believed for years to be a female problem exclusively, have long crossed social and ethnic boundaries. Factors that contribute to the development of anorexia nervosa and bulimia are discussed in the program, which also deals with methods of detecting, treating, and preventing these disorders. The program traces the cause of eating disorders to its societal roots, specifically America's obsession with dieting, but it also offers hope, indicating that the destruction of the body and mind can be reversed, with teachers, sports coaches, and health care personnel leading the vanguard on the road to recovery
William Warren Scranton : in a clear light( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on William Warren Scranton: former US congressman, former Ambassador to the United Nations, 1964 Republican Presidential nominee, and 41st Governor of Pennsylvania. Features interviews with Scranton himself, his wife and kids, former President Ford, former Secretary of State Kissinger, and many others
Ubaldo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A WVIA documentary about two diverse cultures sharing a festival almost a millenium old to honor the beloved patron saint Ubaldo
James Reston, the man millions read( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the life and work of James (Scotty) Reston, who's 50 year career as a journalist with the New York Times spanned 10 presidents and some of the 20th century's most tumultuous events. Includes interviews with old friends and colleagues, and archival film footage
At the gate alone.( Visual )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A closeup view of the successes and difficulties of handicapped children and adults who are living and working in the general community
Barbara Weisberger : en pointe( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of the life and career of Barbara Weisberger, founder of the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Carlisle Project. Her association with Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine plays a prominent role in the story. Features excerpts from the 1976 PBS broadcast, "Dance in America." Includes interviews with members of Weisberger's family and colleagues
AIDS in rural America( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Focuses on the social, psychological aspects of addressing AIDS in the rural communities of America. Confronts an important aspect of coping with the AIDS virus, since the prevailing attitude in the U.S. is that AIDS is essentially a city disease and not of consequences in the outlying areas, which is not the situation at all
Expedition Susquehanna( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Team Susquehanna, a group of 11 Pennsylvania high school students, teams up with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to spend 30 days in the summer of 2006 canoeing from Canton, N.Y. to Annapolis, MD. studying about the Susquehanna River and the water quality of the river that feeds into the Chesapeake Bay
Historical Lewisburg : where the past lights the future( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Historical Lewisburg" takes a look at the history of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania and how the historical aspects are maintained throughout the town
Seeking the greatest good : the conservation legacy of Gifford Pinchot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gifford Pinchot was the first American forester, and helped establish the National Forests and the US Forest Service, where he served as its first Chief under President Theodore Roosevelt. Pinchot advocated for the sustainable management of natural resources for the continuing benefit of the nation as a whole. WVIA's original documentary film Seeking the Greatest Good chronicles the legacy of Gifford Pinchot's conservation philosophy, and celebrates its surpassing value for understanding and solving the conservation challenges of our own era
Knox-- : a disaster( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film looking at the Knox Mine disaster of Jan. 22, 1959. Includes original press footage of the rescue operations and subsequent hearings, as well as more recent interviews with disaster survivors
 
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Alternative Names
Pittston (Pa.). WVIA-TV (Television station)

W.V.I.A.-T.V. (Television station : Pittston, Pa.)

WVIATV (Television station : Pittston, Pa.)

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