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Eyes on the prize( Visual )

32 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 1,646 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 1,530 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 )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,142 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 963 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
FRONTLINE( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 917 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
Pyramid by David Macaulay( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 873 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 870 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 explains the history and architecture that inspired the fictional castle
Ghosts of Rwanda( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the Rwandan genocide of 1993, one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century. Includes interviews with key government officials, diplomats, and eyewitness accounts
A class divided by William Peters( Visual )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 837 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. Includes scenes of her lesson being used in a prison setting
Inside the Teenage Brain( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 814 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 )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers practical strategies as well as inspirational messages for those who teach 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 )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Children with learning disabilities often find themselves isolated from [the] 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 ... The purpose of this video is to provide parents and teachers with information and guidance related to the development of social competence for children and youths with learning disabilities"--Parent's guide (booklet)
One woman, one vote by Ruth Pollak( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the 72-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
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 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendents 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
The incredible journey of the butterflies( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year, 100 million monarch butterflies set off on an incredible journey across North America. These beautiful creatures fly 2,000 miles to reach their remote destination: a tiny area high in the mountains of Mexico. Yet scientists are still puzzling over how the butterflies achieve this tremendous feat of endurance--and how, year after year, the monarchs navigate with such hair's-breadth precision
Frontier house( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 682 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
Secrets of the mind by A. G Cairns-Smith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 651 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
Roman city by David Macaulay( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 650 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
Can you afford to retire? by PBS HOME VIDEO( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 647 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
Geronimo and the Apache Resistance by American Experience( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 602 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
 
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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 workshopGhosts of RwandaA class dividedBeyond F.A.T. city : a look back, a look aheadOne woman, one vote