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Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( Visual )

93 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 2,447 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?( 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
The American president by Philip B Kunhardt( Visual )

47 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J. Adams, Taylor, Hayes, Carter: Each president is alone accountable for his administration, but powerful interests continually push and pull him on all sides. The four grouped here raised independence in action to a point of principle, making it a test of character. Determined to stand on his own ground despite potential damage to his political base, each battled with powerful interests and political affiliates, often unsuccessfully
Sick around the world( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 958 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
Pyramid by David Macaulay( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 928 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
FRONTLINE( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 915 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? In Digital Nation: Life on the Virtual Frontier, FRONTLINE presents an in-depth exploration of what it means to be human in a 21st-century digital world."--Frontline website
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 907 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 Macauley explains the history and architecture that inspired the fictional castle
A class divided by William Peters( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 884 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 826 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"
How difficult can this be? : understanding learning disabilities : frustration, anxiety, tension, the F.A.T. city workshop( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group experiences life the way a learning disabled student does and learns methods of teaching and helping such students
Beyond F.A.T. city : a look back, a look ahead( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 762 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 )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 736 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 )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 719 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, infighting, 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
Frontier house( Visual )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 696 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
Roman city by David Macaulay( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 695 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
The incredible journey of the butterflies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 690 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 you to the locations they call home
Secrets of the mind( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 658 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
Geronimo and the Apache Resistance( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 646 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
Cathedral by David Macaulay( Visual )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Beaulieu during the thirteenth century, in order to understand why and how the great cathedrals of Europe were built. Alternates between modern footage and animation
 
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Is Wal-Mart good for America?A class dividedGhosts of RwandaHow difficult can this be? : understanding learning disabilities : frustration, anxiety, tension, the F.A.T. city workshopBeyond F.A.T. city : a look back, a look aheadOne woman, one vote