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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 1,468 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 )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,229 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 )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of educators, parents and others experience the classroom the way a learning disabled student does in order to learn methods of teaching and helping such students
Sick around the world( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 923 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?
Digital_nation( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 912 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
Ghosts of Rwanda( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 825 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 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated segments follows the intricate step-by-step process of the building of an ancient Egyptian pyramid and tell the story of Egyptian civilization while live-action segments explore historic sites and rare artifacts, including the mummy of Ramses II
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 809 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
Inside the Teenage Brain( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 800 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."
A class divided by William Peters( Visual )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 756 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 )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 751 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 )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 713 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
The incredible journey of the butterflies( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 685 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
Roots of resistance : a story of the underground railroad by WGBH Educational Foundation( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 650 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 647 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 616 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
Roman city by David Macaulay( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 605 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 the 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
Marcus Garvey : look for me in the whirlwind by Stanley Nelson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses a wealth of archival film, photographs and documents to uncover the story of Marcus Garvey, a Jamaican immigrant who between 1916 and 1921 built the largest black mass movement in world history. It explores his dramatic successes and failures before his fall into obscurity through interviews with people who witnessed the Garvey movement first hand more than 80 year ago as they communicate the appeal of Garvey's revolutionary ideas to a generation of African Americans
Geronimo and the Apache Resistance by Neil Goodwin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program highlights the clash of cultures and portrays the wrenching transformation of an Indian society faced with the loss of its land and traditions
Cathedral by William R Cook( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returns viewers to the 12th century to show why and how the great cathedrals of Europe were built. Alternates between modern footage and animation
 
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