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Connecticut Public Television

Overview
Works: 429 works in 782 publications in 1 language and 14,075 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Internet videos  Television programs  Juvenile works  Educational films  Documentary films  Instructional films  Nonfiction television programs  Children's films  Educational television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 643.7
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Most widely held works by Connecticut Public Television
Dare to repair : a do-it-herself guide to home improvement( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes information on choosing and using tools, repairing and maintaining appliances, performing basic plumbing and electrical work, and fixing damaged walls, windows, doors, and more
Ballroom dancing basics( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine the romance, glamour, and fun of dancing with your partner at weddings, parties, dance clubs, or even in your home. Learn the following six different dances: Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, Samba, Merengue, and Night Club Sway
Coming into America( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program highlights current research which is challenging the traditional theory of how people first came to North America in prehistoric times. It has been assumed that the Clovis, the oldest people to populate the continent, moved south from Alaska as Canadian ice sheets were breaking up. New findings by archealogists indicate people may have come from more than one place following a number of routes including a Pacific coastal route, a Beringian land route and an Atlantic ice route. Clovis culture and technology is discussed. New research findings by Dennis Stanford, Jon Erlandson, Michael Collins, Al Goodyear, Steve Holen and David Yesner are presented
Barney's alphabet zoo by Barney( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning can be terrific fun when Barney and his classroom friends, Shawn, Julie, Tina and Derek use letters to imagine an alphabet animal zoo
Don't Forget( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do some memories slip away, never to return, while others leave a permanent mark? Alan Alda meets scientists who are trying to unravel the mysteries of memory -- where memories come from, how they're remembered and what people can do to hold on to them
Beyond science? by David Moore Huntley( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is science fact and what is science fiction? Beyond Science, a part of the PBS Scientific American Frontiers series, explores the topics that go beyond the realm of science: the phenomenon that are nearly impossible to examine in a rigorous scientific way. A provocative behind-the-scenes look at scientific exploration, this program presents top scientists expressing their thoughts on the importance of a scientific method of research as well as offering evidence both for and against the claims made for "fringe" topics such as therapeutic touch, dowsing, graphology, palm reading, UFOs, and the possibility of building free energy machines
Love to read, with Barney : a collection of special moments from the Barney & friends public television series by NULL DATA( Visual )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barney has been returning a library book to the library. He meets up with Ms. Stevens, who is a librarian, and she shows Barney all over the library and tells him about progams and activities that go on over there. Clips from the second season of Barney & Friends, related to the topics that Ms. Stevens and Barney talk about, are also shown
Voyage to the Galapagos( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Alda follows in Charles Darwin's footsteps, meeting the animals and birds that inspired Darwin's theory of evolution. Alda joins scientists who witness the daily struggle for survival that has shaped the Galapagos Islands' unique wildlife. As he experiences the enchantment of the islands, he learns of efforts to protect them from alien invaders-including the 60,000 eco-tourists who visit every year
Barney( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barney's new park is a great place to play! And it's a great place to sing and dance with the world's most musical dinosaur. Barney and his dino-pals can always find something to sing about-from picnics to playgrounds to parades
I am a man( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of "what it means to be a black man in America ... [confronting] issues of race, and racism, through the lens of gender, probing deep within the traditional American ideals of manhood in order to draw out the complex and often ambivalent nature of black male identity"--Container
Worried Sick by John Sims Townsend( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stress is the curse of modern living but is it actually so new? Does it only affect people? Can you really get sick from stress? Can relaxation make you better?
Hot times in Alaska( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alaska is warming up. It's now a few degrees warmer than it was a century and a half ago, and the trend seems to be accelerating. Already the landscape is changing dramatically -- permafrost is thawing, glaciers are melting, forests are succumbing to drought and insect attack. Alan Alda meets Alaskan scientists who are working to find out if these are the first signs of global warming and what the future may hold
Hot planet, cold comfort( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the latest warnings from scientists that large-scale changes in the earth's climatic systems are taking place, with potentially serious consequences. Shows what is already happening to the Alaskan glaciers
Hydrogen Hopes( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Alda meets with hydrogen enthusiasts working toward a future when hydrogen can be made in unlimited quantities from renewable, non-polluting resources
Early childhood : years of promise( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the critical importance of young children's healthy development and the urgent need for quality child care in the United States. Centering on individual children as they grow and learn, the documentary shows how one community's education, government and business sectors have taken innovative steps to improve and expand child care
The dark side of the universe by Marusa Bradac( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Alda joins some of the world's leading astronomers as they wrestle with the startling implications of their latest discoveries: that everything we can see, from the world around us to the most distant galaxies, is only a tiny fraction of the entire cosmos. Most of what's out there is dark, either dark matter or dark energy. And our universe is perhaps only one in an infinity of universes
Jews & Christians : a journey of faith( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary designed to foster greater understanding between Jews and Christians through mutual appreciation for each faith's history and teachings
Celia Cruz & friends : a night of salsa by Celia Cruz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celia & friends live concert features Latin jazz legend Tito Puente, salsa singing sensation La India, band leader Johnny Pacheco, and orchestra director Isidro Infante. Celia's over-the-edge flamboyance - rich with sequins, colorful wigs and gravity-defying high heels - sends audiences into peels of applause. Her wide smile and trademark shrieks of "azucar" (sugar) are unmistakable
Changing your mind( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Alda learns about the way the brain works as researchers demonstrate how malleable the brain is and memories are, how it is possible to grow one's own brain, what happens when one dreams, and new understandings of the human mind
Future Car( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the latest developments by the Big Three in automobile design technology that replaces gasoline with non-fossil fuels such as hydrogen or electricity
 
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Connecticut Public Television PBS member network serving Connecticut, USA

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