Most widely held works by Prentice-Hall Media
Civil rights yesterday, today, tomorrow ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Reviews legislation passed in the second half of this century which reinterpreted civil rights in the U.S. Examines events leading up to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 including the work of such leaders as Martin Luther King.
Cell respiration ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Discusses generation of metabolic energy as a series of oxidation-reduction reactions leading to the production of ATP.
Blueprint reading skills ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Familiarizes viewers with blueprints and shows how to interpret them. Teaches principles of orthographic projection, discusses lines and planes, and explains what information can be found in the title block and notes. Also covers scales and pictorial and metric drawings.
Catch 'em being good approaches to motivation & discipline ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Explores some approaches to behavior modification in the classroom--praising and ignoring, soft reprimands, daily report cards, response cost programs, modeling, self-instruction, and self-evaluation.
Vietnam the war that divided America ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
An historical overview of the Vietnam War, from its beginning during the French occupation of Indochina to the signing of the Paris peace treaty in 1973. The program focuses not only on the military conflicts in Vietnam, but also on its social impact on the United States.
How a bill becomes a law ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Explains some of the major steps that must be taken in the nation's lawmaking process. Describes four different types of bills--public, private, joint resolutions and current resolutions--and defines such terms as calendar, quorum, and roll-call vote.
Banquet preparation and service ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Presents step-by-step guidelines for caterers, food service workers, and others responsible for successful banquets.
Baking, yeast-raised products ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Illustrates step-by-step procedures in the preparation of basic yeast dough for white bread. Explains variations needed to produce other bread types and flavors, as well as rolls, sweet rolls, and Danish pastry. Emphasizes shaping techniques for basic products and specialty items. Demonstrates basic preparation and special commercial cookery techniques.
The Korean conflict ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Covers the Korean War, fought between 1950 and 1953, as an unusual and important chapter in U.S. military history. Tells how, unlike previous wars, which were fought for total victory, the Korean War was a limited war, fought with a limited amount of U.S. military, economic, and political commitment.
Watergate ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Gives a brief history of President Richard Nixon's first four years in office and his plans in 1972 for reelection. Covers the Watergate incident and his ultimate resignation.
Buffet display techniques ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Presents step-by-step guidelines for creating successful buffets.
Food preparation sandwiches ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The program discusses the four main types of cold sandwiches and several kinds of hot sandwiches. Techniques are illustrated for making, decorating and presenting different kinds of canapés and hors d'oeuvres.
Wood, the unique material ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Provides a comprehensive overview of wood, both natural and man-made, and shows how useful and beautiful the material is.
The Monroe Doctrine applied U.S. policy toward Latin America ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Examines the Monroe Doctrine in light of its various interpretations since its inception in 1823. Traces the history of the Monroe Doctrine from the U.S. policy of non-intervention through Theodore Roosevelt's "Big Stick" policy to its later applications in Central America.
Food preparation salads ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Discusses different types of salads and methods of preparation.
Floor and wall framing ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates in detail each phase in the construction of the house floor and walls from rough frame construction to the final assembly of interior partitions.
Metallurgy, an introduction ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Introduces the basic concepts of metallurgy, focusing on terminology related to metals, how to identify metals, and how metals respond to heat treatment.
Baking. Pastry ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Discusses ingredients and preparation for three types of pastry: a basic pie crust, puff paste and choux paste. Provides ample illustrations of products of each type: one-crust pies, two-crust pies, patty shells, cream horns, Napoleons, éclairs and cream puffs.
Basic cabinetmaking ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Sociology ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
1. Wilding (17:00) -- 2. The legalization of drugs (6:00) -- 3. Black in white America (8:00) -- 4. Polarization of the Black Community (5:13) -- 5. The Mommy track (8:47) -- 6. The politics of abortion (8:00) - - 7. Crisis in American Education (6:03) -- 8. China today (8:56) -- 9. In South Africa (8:36) -- 10. The ozone layer.
Automobiles--Maintenance and repair Baking Behavior modification Biography Blueprints Bread Buffets (Cooking) Business Carpentry Cell respiration Chemical equilibrium Chemistry Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical and theoretical Civil rights Classroom management Cooking Cooking (Meat) Economic history Films Fluid power technology Food service Food service management Food service--Sanitation General Motors automobiles History International relations Juvenile works Legislation Marketing Meat Nixon, Richard M.--1913-1994 Office practice Periodic law Political science Presidents Problems, exercises, etc. Programmed instruction Quantity cooking Race relations Social history Spectrum analysis Terminology United States United States.--Congress Vietnam War (1961-1975) Watergate Affair (1972-1974) Woodwork World War (1914-1918) World War (1939-1945)