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Public Affairs Television (Firm)

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Works: 1,401 works in 2,461 publications in 2 languages and 80,383 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Hymns  History  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Copyright holder
Classifications: BL304, 201.3
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Most widely held works by Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Starting with various topics Campbell shows both how man creates his universe and is controlled by the myth he has created
Healing and the mind by Bill D Moyers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Producer) Ancient medical science told us our minds and bodies are one. So did philosophers of old. Now modern science and new research are helping us to understand these connections. Bill Moyers talks with physicians, scientists, therapists, and patients--people who are taking a new look at the meaning of sickness and health. He discusses their search for answers to perplexing questions: How do emotions translate into chemicals in our body? How do thoughts and feelings influence health? How can we collaborate with our bodies to encourage healing?
Amazing grace with Bill Moyers by Bill D Moyers ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the hymn "Amazing grace" featuring the Boys Choir of Harlem, Johnny Cash, Judy Collins, Jeremy Irons, Jessye Norman, Jean Ritchie and Marion Williams
The 11th of September Moyers in conversation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Just hours after the attacks on America Bill Moyers began a unique dialogue with an unparalleled and diverse group of guests. Instead of dwelling on the horrific images of the tragedy, these poised and clear voices provided perspective and soothed a wounded, yet resilient, nation, creating a video that presents both a snapshot of our reactions on 9/11, and a testament to human spirit
On our own terms Moyers on dying ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[2] A Different Kind of Care: Presents important strides being made in the area of palliative care at pioneering institutions such as New York's Mt. Sinai Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. These advances are bringing peace to those who fear that they will be a burden to loved ones, will suffer needlessly, or will be abandoned in their hour of greatest need
A Gathering of men by Bill D Moyers ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers interviews Robert Bly about the confusion men feel today about their roles in society and in their inner lives. Alternates between this interview and a workshop in which Robert Bly leads a group of 100 men into a deeper understanding of their own grief
The wisdom of faith ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of five conversations between Huston Smith and Bill Moyers on the world's major religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Smith relates common elements of the different traditions. The last program focuses on Smith's personal beliefs
Beyond hate ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tape 1 features conversations with a variety of people who have explored the heart of hatred. Tape 2 focusses on how children learn to hate, and how attitudes toward hatred differ from culture to culture
Buying the war ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Bush administration marketed and sold the war in Iraq to the American people. How and why did the press buy it, and what does that say about the role of journalists in helping the public sort out fact from propaganda? In this program, veteran journalist Bill Moyers, award-winning producer Kathleen Hughes, and their investigative team piece together the reporting and political spin that shaped the public mind prior to, during, and following the 2003 invasion. Exposing the disappearance of a watchdog mentality in mainstream newspaper and TV journalism, the documentary also highlights the work of intrepid Knight Ridder reporters who dug beneath the surface of administration claims, only to be drowned out by the drums of war. Further insight comes from journalists Dan Rather, former anchor of CBS evening news; Tim Russert of NBC's Meet the press; Bob Simon of 60 minutes; and Walter Isaacson, former chairman of CNN"--Container
Free speech for sale a Bill Moyer's special ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program examines the effect money has on free speech and political debate. In our society large corporations are increasingly able to drown out opposition buy buying large amounts of air time, while their opponents are silenced by their lack of money. The program also investigates the consequences for our democracy as media outlets are increasingly coming under control of only a few corporations
A death of one's own ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More and more Americans are looking for opportunities to exert some measure of control over where and how they die. In this program, Bill Moyers unravels the complexities underlying the many choices at the end of life, including the bitter debate over physician-assisted suicide. Three patients, their families and their doctors discuss some of the hardest decisions, including how to pay for care, what constitutes humane treatment, and how to balance dying and dignity. In the end, do these patients die the way they wanted? Yes ... and no."
Living with dying ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Death, which sooner or later comes to all, is treated as a strangely taboo subject in America. In this program, Bill Moyers describes the search for new ways of thinking--and talking--about dying. Forgoing the usual reluctance that most Americans show toward speaking about death, patients and medical professionals alike come forward to examine the end of life with honesty, courage, and even humor, demonstrating that dying can be an incredibly rich experience for both the terminally ill and their loved ones."
The stories of Maxine Hong Kingston by Maxine Hong Kingston ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maxine Hong Kingston, in two conversations with Bill Moyers, talks about her writing, her published works and the interaction of East Asian and American consciousness
Close to home Moyers on addiction by Bill D Moyers ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers explores the issues of drug and alcohol addiction. Each program looks at different aspects of addiction and recovery, with shared experiences of addicts and those helping them toward recovery
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first of six one-hour interviews by Bill Moyers with the renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell. Tales of heroic adventures are an integral part of all world cultures. Campbell challenges everyone to see the presence of a heroic journey in his or her own life
The mythology of Star wars with George Lucas and Bill Moyers ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers conducts an interview with George Lucas in which he discusses his efforts to tell old myths in new ways with his Star Wars films, the role of faith in his own life, and the influence of his mentor, Joseph Campbell
Confucianism ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers interviews Huston Smith, who explains how the intertwining of opposites is key to understanding the great religions of China--Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism. Also introduces Yoga as a method for attaining an emphasis on direct experience
Talking about Genesis : a resource guide ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For individuals, families, and groups. Essays and commentaries from Jewish, Christian, and Islamic perspectives ... discussion topics, activities, and resources"--Cover
Hinduism & Buddhism ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program explores the two great religions to come from India. Huston Smith uncovers the mysteries of multiphonic chanting among Tibetan lamas and meditates 8 hours a day with a Zen master
Trade secrets a Moyers report ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary exposes the 40-year history of the American chemical industry's suppression of information regarding the threats to public health by synthetic chemicals being introduced into the environment at all levels. Addresses the danger to public health by the continued use of approximately 9000 of the 15,000 mass-produced chemical substances that have never undergone toxicological study in the United States. Followed by a panel discussion moderated by Moyers including industry spokesmen and both environmental and medical experts
 
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