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Public Affairs Television (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,314 works in 3,493 publications in 1 language and 146,698 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Internet videos  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Documentary films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, prn, Copyright holder
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 916 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
Amazing grace by Michael Apted( Visual )

13 editions published between 1004 and 2011 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers tells the story of this song, one of the most popular pieces of music in the English language, through the people who have sung it. He also tells the story of John Newton, once the captain of an English slave ship, who came to faith after surviving a storm at sea in the eighteenth century and wrote the lyrics which across distances of time and culture have become, when set to music, a courier of the spirit to millions of people
On our own terms : Moyers on dying by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 735 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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth : with Bill Moyers by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 684 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 )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 682 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?
Living with dying by M Barchevska( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Death, which sooner or later comes to all, is treated as a strangely taboo subject in America. In this program, veteran PBS journalist 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."--Films Media Group website
A Gathering of men by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 630 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
Becoming American : the Chinese experience( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history and experiences of Chinese Americans; also includes personal journeys of AIDS researcher Dr. David Ho, market reserch pioneer Shirley Young, author Gish Jen, physicist Samuel Ting, and architect Maya Lin
August Wilson by August Wilson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone has to find his own song, says Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson, and he found his in the blues. From music and literature he has shaped a philosophy of life and some of the country's most compelling dramas, including Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and Fences. In this program, Wilson talks about finding an African American cultural identity and what he sees as the false portrayal of black America on television. A Bill Moyers special
Chinua Achebe by Chinua Achebe( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers interviews Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe who discusses the West's often inaccurate portrayal of Africa and how it is the African storyteller's obligation to be the collective memory of the African people
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When celebrated scholar Joseph Campbell sat down with veteran journalist Bill Moyers for a discussion about his life's work, the nation was captivated. The series brought Campbell's theories into popular culture and led to a bestselling companion book. Includes six episodes
The 11th of September : Moyers in conversation( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 563 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
Bill Moyers reports : earth on edge( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in collaboration with the World Resources Institute, this Bill Moyers program assesses the state of the environment. Combining interviews with leading scientists and reports from Mongolia, British Columbia, Brazil, South Africa, and the state of Kansas, Moyers and his team of award-winning producers explore the impact that human activities have had on the planet while posing an urgent question: What is happening to Earth's capacity to support nature and civilization? Computer graphics enhance this gripping documentary
 
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