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Eyes on the prize( Visual )

32 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 1,660 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 1,543 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 )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,150 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 968 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 922 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
Pyramid by David Macaulay( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 888 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 879 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 856 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
A class divided by William Peters( Visual )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 848 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
Inside the Teenage Brain( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 818 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 767 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.)
Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the civil rights movement in America. Uses archival footage and interviews with participants in the movement
Last one picked-- first one picked on by Richard D Lavoie( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 741 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 )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 723 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 )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the formation of the underground railroad and depicts the anti-slavery movement in America
The incredible journey of the butterflies( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 697 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 in a tiny area high in the mountains of Mexico. Scientists still puzzle over how the butterflies achieve this tremendous feat of endurance, and how, year after year, the monarchs navigate with such hair's breadth precision. Visit the spectacular locations they call home and meet the dangers they encounter along the way
Frontier house( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 680 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 )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 662 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
Secrets of the mind by A. G Cairns-Smith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 655 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
Can you afford to retire? by PBS HOME VIDEO( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The baby boomer generation is headed for a shock as it hits retirement: boomers will be long on life expectancy but short on income. In addition to Social Security, the pillars of retirement income for Americans have been either lifetime corporate pensions or employee-contribution plans such as 401Ks. But both retirement strategies are in trouble. Buffeted by pension cuts, corporate bankruptcies, and the 2001-2002 stock market crash, most boomers now expect to be working into their retirement years"--Container
 
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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