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Eyes on the prize( Visual )

14 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,599 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 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontline offers two starkly contrasting images: one of empty storefronts in Circleville, Ohio; the other, a sea of high rises in the South China boomtown of Shenzhen. The connection between American job losses and soaring Chinese exports? Wal-Mart. For Wal-Mart, China has become the cheapest, most reliable production platform in the world, the source of up to $25 billion in annual imports that help the company deliver everyday low prices
How difficult can this be? : understanding learning disabilities : frustration, anxiety, tension, the F.A.T. city workshop by Richard D Lavoie( Visual )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group experiences life the way a learning disabled student does and learns methods of teaching and helping such students
Sick around the world( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 919 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 )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 914 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 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frontline marks the 10th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide with a documentary chronicling one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century. In addition to interviews with key government officials and diplomats, the two-hour documentary offers groundbreaking, eyewitness accounts of the genocide from those who experienced it firsthand: from Tutsi survivors who recount the horror of seeing their friends and family members slaughtered by neighbors and coworkers; to the diplomats on the scene who struggled to convey the severity of the crisis to their superiors in Washington; to the UN peacekeepers stationed amid the carnage who were ordered not to intervene"--Container
Pyramid by David Macaulay( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 830 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
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 830 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 while visiting several real castles in Wales
Inside the Teenage Brain( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 805 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
A class divided by William Peters( Visual )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 779 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
Beyond F.A.T. city : a look back, a look ahead( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 758 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.)
One woman, one vote by Ruth Pollak( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 723 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
Last one picked-- first one picked on by Richard D Lavoie( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 699 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."--Teacher's guide
The incredible journey of the butterflies( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 687 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
Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965( Visual )

34 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the civil rights movement in the United States from 1954 to 1965. Uses archival footage and interviews with participants in the movement
Frontier house( Visual )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three modern families were chosen to learn to survive as if the year is 1883. Using the tools and technology of that time they must make difficult choices and cope with the consequences in the Montana wilderness
Roots of resistance : a story of the underground railroad by WGBH Educational Foundation( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 663 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
Secrets of the mind by A. G Cairns-Smith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 652 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
Can you afford to retire? by PBS HOME VIDEO( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 625 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 )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through a combination of documentary footage and animated story sequences, Roman City examines how cities helped maintain the Roman Empire. This program explores the role of the built environment in meeting and shaping people's needs. In live-action segments, Macaulay visits many sites throughout the former Roman Empire including the Colosseum in Rome, the Pont du Gard in France, and the ruins of Pompeii and explains how various structures were built and how they were used. The animated segments tell the story of the construction of a fictional Roman city in the newly conquered territory of Gaul, visualizing both the ingenuity of Roman technology and the resistance of the local inhabitants
 
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