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Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( Visual )

156 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 4,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 1-3 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; vols. 4-7 examine the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
Is Wal-Mart good for America? by PBS HOME VIDEO( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,538 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
How difficult can this be? : understanding learning disabilities : frustration, anxiety, tension, the F.A.T. city workshop by Richard D Lavoie( Visual )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A workshop to sensitize teachers, social workers, families and others who work with learning disabled children to the daily frustration, anxiety and tension experienced by the children, and consequently prepare them to deal with the children in a more supportive manner
Sick around the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Four in five Americans say the U.S. health-care system needs 'fundamental' change. Can the U.S. learn anything from the rest of the world about how to run a health-care system, or are these nations so culturally different from us that their solutions would simply not be acceptable to Americans? FRONTLINE correspondent T.R. Reid examines first-hand how other advanced capitalist democracies - the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Taiwan and Switzerland - deliver healthcare, and what the United States might learn from their successes and failures"--Container
Pyramid by David Macaulay( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated segments follows the intricate step-by-step process of the building of the Great Pyramid of Giza and tell the story of Egyptian civilization, while live-action segments explore historic sites and rare artifacts, including the mummy of Ramses II
FRONTLINE( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within a single generation, digital media and the World Wide Web have transformed virtually every aspect of modern culture, from the way we learn and work to the ways in which we socialize and even conduct war. But is the technology moving faster than we can adapt to it? And is our 24/7 wired world causing us to lose as much as we've gained? This in-depth exploration of what it means to be human in a 21st-century digital world continues a line of investigation that began in 2008, with the FRONTLINE report "Growing Up Online." The journalists attempt to understand the implications of living in a world consumed by technology and the impact that this constant connectivity may have on future generations
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an animated tale about a fictional thirteenth-century fortress and town built by King Edward I to subdue the rebellious Welsh. Dramatizes the building of the structure and portrays the lifestyle of the castle's inhabitants. Includes some liveaction sequences
A class divided by William Peters( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents a reunion of Iowa teacher Jane Elliott and her third-grade class of 1970, subjects that year of an ABC News television documentary entitled the Eye of the storm. Shows how her experimental curriculum on the evils of discrimination had a lasting effect on the lives of the students
Ghosts of Rwanda( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with key government officials, diplomats, soldiers, and survivors, this documentary examines the state-sponsored genocide in Rwanda in 1994. Explores the reasons why the international community and the United States did not intervene as Hutu extremists killed some 800,000 Tutsis
Inside the Teenage Brain( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's the mystery of mysteries - especially to parents. Now the experts are exploring the recesses of the brain and finding explanations for why adolescents behave the way they do and how the new discoveries can change the way we teach, or perhaps even understand, our teenagers"--Container
Beyond F.A.T. city : a look back, a look ahead( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers practical strategies and inspirational advice for teachers and parents of children with learning disabilities who constantly struggle with Frustration, Anxiety, and Tension (F.A.T.)
Last one picked-- first one picked on by Richard D Lavoie( Visual )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Children with learning disabilities often find themselves isolated from this valued world of friendship. Their impulsive, immature and unpredictable behavior often results in social isolation and rejection. Their behavior is often misunderstood and misinterpreted by peers and adults. Although they often receive assistance and empathy for their 'academic' problems, their lack of 'social competence' is viewed as willful and negative."--Viewer's guide
One woman, one vote by Ruth Pollak( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the 70-year struggle for women's suffrage which culminated in the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. It illuminates the alliances, in fighting, betrayals and defeats that paved the way for victory in the battle for women's right to vote. Historical footage is enhanced with vocal performances, and interviews with historians provide the viewer with both current and historical perspectives
Roots of resistance : a story of the underground railroad by WGBH Educational Foundation( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendants of slaves and slave holders of Somerset Place, a plantation in North Carolina, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the contradictions that lie at the heart of the founding of the American nation. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another. Portrays the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War
The incredible journey of the butterflies( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year monarch butterflies migrate across North America to a remote area of Mexico. This presentation discusses how the butterflies navigate and endure the long journey and takes the viewer to the locations they call home
Roman city by David Macaulay( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them and used these cities to link their vast empire into a commercial and political unit. Live-action segments visit historical sites and reveal how these structures were built and used. Animated segments tell the story of the construction and conflicts of a fictional Roman city in the newly conquered territory of Gaul
Frontier house( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 684 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
Can you afford to retire? by PBS HOME VIDEO( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Documentary on a Business Topic! Baby boomers are facing a retirement shock: long life expectancy but short income. The pillars of retirement income for Americans, Social Security, corporate pensions and employee-contribution plans such as 401Ks, are in trouble. Buffeted by pension cuts, corporate bankruptcies, and the 2001-2002 stock market crash, most boomers will now be working in their retirement years
Secrets of the mind by A. G Cairns-Smith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran as he investigates four mysterious cases in which brain injury has resulted in diverse perceptual disorders involving blindness and sight, phantom limbs and pain, and delusional thinking
 
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Is Wal-Mart good for America?How difficult can this be? : understanding learning disabilities : frustration, anxiety, tension, the F.A.T. city workshopA class dividedGhosts of RwandaBeyond F.A.T. city : a look back, a look aheadOne woman, one voteAfricans in America : America's journey through slavery