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Is Wal-Mart good for America? by PBS HOME VIDEO( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,444 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
Eyes on the prize( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,203 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
How difficult can this be? : understanding learning disabilities : frustration, anxiety, tension, the F.A.T. city workshop by Richard D Lavoie( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This important program looks at the world through the eyes of a learning-disabled child by taking you to a unique workshop attended by parents, educators, psychologists and social workers. There they join in a series of classroom activities which, cause frustration, anxiety and tension -- emotions all too familiar to the student with a learning disability. A group learns methods of teaching and helping such students
Sick around the world( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 900 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 the health-care systems of other advanced capitalist democracies -- UK, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, and Taiwan -- to see what tried and tested ideas might help us reform our broken health-care system."--Frontline web site
Digital_nation( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 897 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
Ghosts of Rwanda( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 813 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
Pyramid by David Macaulay( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses the Grand Pyramid of Giza to chronicle the step-by-step process of building a pyramid. Combines location footage with animation to tell the entire story
Inside the Teenage Brain( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 776 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
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 763 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. Includes live-action sequences in which David Macaulay and Sarah Bullen explain the history and architecture that inspired the fictional castle
Beyond F.A.T. city : a look back, a look ahead( Visual )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 741 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.)
A class divided by William Peters( Visual )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 722 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
One woman, one vote by Ruth Pollak( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the seventy-year struggle for women's suffrage which culminated in the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. The film illuminates the alliances, 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
The incredible journey of the butterflies( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 678 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
Secrets of the mind by A. G Cairns-Smith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran as he investigates four mysterious psychological cases involving blindness and sight, phantom limbs and pain, and delusional thinking, and delivers his astounding conclusions
Roots of resistance : a story of the underground railroad by WGBH Educational Foundation( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 619 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
Can you afford to retire? by PBS HOME VIDEO( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 603 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
Roman city by David Macaulay( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 575 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
Marcus Garvey : look for me in the whirlwind by Stanley Nelson( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses a wealth of archival film, photographs and documents to uncover the story of this Jamaican immigrant who between 1916 and 1921 built the largest black mass movement in world history. Also features interviews with people who witnessed the Garvey movement first hand
Geronimo and the Apache Resistance by Neil Goodwin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival photos and interviews with descendants of the Chiricahua Apaches, the program highlights the clash between Indian and white cultures and portrays the effects on an Indian society faced with the loss of its land and traditions
The Old Curiosity Shop( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nell Trent lives with her doting grandfather in his London shop. It is a magical place, filled from wall to wall with treasures. Grandfather keeps his nocturnal gambling activities a secret from Nell. He borrows heavily from the evil, profiteering loan shark Daniel Quilp. When Grandfather gambles away what little money they possess, Quilp seizes the opportunity to take possession of their beloved shop. It seems Nell and Grandfather are left only with the option to escape. They fall in with a number of colourful characters, some villainous and some affectionate. They are on the run from Quilp and his band of misguided money seekers, including Nell's own brother Freddie and his gullible friend Dick Swiveller
 
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