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Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)

Works: 7,961 works in 10,867 publications in 1 language and 470,423 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Motion pictures  Drama  Television series  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  History 
Roles: brd, prn, fds, Producer, Production personnel, Distributor, Assignee, Other, pmn
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Frontline( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 3,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In recent years, there's been a dramatic increase in the number of children being diagnosed with serious psychiatric disorders and prescribed medications that are just beginning to be tested in children. The drugs can cause serious side effects, and virtually nothing is known about their long-term impact. "It's really to some extent an experiment, trying medications in these children of this age," child psychiatrist Dr. Patrick Bacon tells FRONTLINE. "It's a gamble. And I tell parents there's no way to know what's going to work."
Wordworld( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dog's friends are planning a surprise birthday party for him and they need a little help from Pig and Frog to gather the letters to spell out C-A-K-E. When Duck befriends a Shark, he learns that the letters S and H make the "sh" sound, and everyone else discovers that you can't judge a shark by his sharp-toothed cover. Pig's pie for Bear has gone missing, but Pig has no fears when Detective Sheep is ready to help her follow the letter clues and solve the mystery of the disappearing pie. When Bug can't sleep because he needs to be snug, he and his neighbor, Frog, have to figure out the end of the rhyme: "Snug as a bug in a ..."
The Berenstain Bears by Stan Berenstain( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother and Sister avoid Widder Jone's house while trick or treating because neighborhood lore has it that she is a with. Mama knows better and tells the cubs what a sweet person she is
The national parks America's best idea by Ken Burns( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years. Using archival photographs, first-person accounts of historical characters, personal memories and analysis from more than 40 interviews, the series chronicles the steady addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them and save them from destruction
Downton Abbey by Jessica Fellowes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war is over and a long-awaited engagement is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues, and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate for a third thrilling season. In the wake of World War I, Robert, Earl of Grantham, sticks to his duty to maintain Downton more firmly than ever
Downton Abbey by Julian Fellowes( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1922. Six months after Matthew's tragic death, his loss is still felt throughout Downton Abbey. Mary struggles to face a new future with her fatherless child, and is encouraged by the family to pick up the pieces. Accepting a new role on the estate, the now-eligible Mary also finds herself the reluctant object of attention from a number of eager suitors. With the twenties in full swing and the tides of change sweeping through Downton, Rose's continued attraction to the bright lights of London spells trouble for the Crawleys, and Edith's budding relationship with Michael Gregson is threatened by events beyond her control. Meanwhile, below stairs, passions run high and young hearts look set to be broken
Downton Abbey by Julian Fellowes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Season Five begins in 1924, the radio is the latest miracle, a new Labour government heralds changes through the land, and Downton's traditional ways are besieged on all fronts. Robert, Mary, and Branson must navigate these shifting sands together to ensure the future of the estate for generations to come. As Branson finds himself playing a more crucial role at Downton than ever before, he can't help but question his place in the world. Mary is finally coming to accept that she would like to marry again, but will she ever be able to find the same happiness that she had with Matthew? And with no news of her beloved Gregson, Edith suffers under the burden of her terrible secret. Downstairs, all of the servants must consider what effect social changes may have on their working lives. No one, Mr. Carson to Daisy, will be left unaffected. The Crawley family and the servants who work for them remain inseparably intertwined as they rise to meet the new challenges of the day
Nature by N.Y.) WNET (Television station : New York( Visual )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of penguins: Presents the life of penguins and how they solve the problem of living in two worlds, in the sea where they spend most of their lives swimming and feeding, moving so gracefully, and their return to land each year to breed and to moult. A sea otter story: warm hearts and cold water: The Monterey Bay Aquarium is a haven for orphaned otter pups where the staff teaches these pups the skills to survive in the wild. Explore with George Page the lifestyle of the Pacific sea otter and go behind the scenes at the aquarium to follow an orphaned pup's journey back to the wild
Islam, empire of faith by Robert Gardner( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-part program documents the rise and growth of Islam throughout the world, from the birth of Prophet Muhammad in the 6th century through the peak of the Ottoman Empire 1000 years later. Discusses the impact of Islamic civilization on world history and culture
Super why( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the Super Readers as they practice spelling, use the power to read, and investigate rhyming words in order to change the outcome of these classic fairytales: Peter Rabbit, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Rapunzel, and Tom Thumb. Together they help Peter with his vegetable difficulties, figure out how to solve Goldilock's problem, discover the value of a helping hand, and get Tom out of a few scrapes!
We shall remain America through native eyes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Europeans arrived in North America, they encountered the Native people. Contrary to stereotype, American Indians were not simply ferocious warriors or peaceable lovers of the land. They were, like all people, an amalgam: charismatic and forward thinking, imaginative and courageous, compassionate and resolute, and, at times, arrogant, vengeful, and reckless. Native peoples valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture using all avenues available, including military, legal, and political action, diplomacy, and supplication of the spiritual realm. From the Wampanoags of New England in the 1600s who used their alliance with the English to weaken rival tribes, to the bold new leaders of the 1970s who harnessed the momentum of the civil rights movement to forge a pan-Indian identity. Spanning almost four hundred years, these documentaries tell the story of pivotal moments in U.S. history from the Native American perspective, presenting Native history as an integral part of the American story
Teletubbies by Vic Finch( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Teletubbies and children celebrate Halloween and fall
The Roosevelts : an intimate history( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politicss. Follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962
Journey to planet Earth( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the most critical questions of the 21st Century. Case studies look at how population, climate change, and economic pressures affect the world's resources such as food and water in Kenya, India, Israel, Bangladesh, the Amazon, Mexico, China, and the United States
Our town by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stage production of Wilder's play; a study of life, love, and death in a New England town at the turn of the 20th century
Sherlock by Benedict Cumberbatch( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The question on everyone's lips is finally answered as the hugely popular Sherlock returns in three brand new action-packed adventures. With the demise of Moriarty, Sherlock finds himself locked in another mind battle with the powerful Charles Augustus Magnussen, who is holding the secrets of the world at his fingertips. Once again the game is on for Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson!
Downton Abbey by Julian Fellowes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1925. Momentous changes threaten the great house, its owners, and its servants, while past scandals continue to loom. Return to the sumptuous setting of Downton Abbey for the sixth and final season to discover what will finally become of the Crawley family, and the servants who work for them, as they face new challenges and begin forging different paths in a rapidly changing world. Secrets and rifts threaten the unity of the family, while those below stairs continue to navigate social changes which put their futures in jeopardy
In search of Shakespeare by Michael Wood( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate look at William Shakespeare and his world
Daniel Tiger's neighborhood( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four-year-old Daniel Tiger invites young viewers directly into his world, giving them a kid's eye view of his life and making them feel like one of his neighbors
China from the inside( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four short documentaries about contemporary China, focusing on political life, women, environmental degradation, and intellectual freedom therein
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China from the inside
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Ministerium Emittendi Publicum



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