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Public Affairs Television (Firm)

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Works: 1,361 works in 2,428 publications in 2 languages and 79,913 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Hymns  History  Educational films  Internet videos  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Copyright holder
Classifications: BL304, 291.13
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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 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,393 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
Healing and the mind by Bill D Moyers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 766 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 751 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[4] A Time to Change : Presents crusading medical professionals including staff members of the Balm of Gilead Project in Birmingham, Alabama, who have dedicated themselves to improving end-of-life care by changing America's overburdened health system
The 11th of September Moyers in conversation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 660 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
A Gathering of men by Bill D Moyers ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 610 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 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Huston Smith relates his experiences with the world's greatest religions and attempts to show how all of these "wisdom traditions" share fundamental truths
Beyond hate ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 564 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 561 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 548 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 by 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 534 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 513 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
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 a two-part 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 478 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 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Long before medieval knights charged off to slay dragons, tales of heroic adventures were an integral part of all world cultures. Campbell challenges everyone to see the presence of a heroic journey in his or her own life"--Container
The mythology of Star wars with George Lucas and Bill Moyers ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 448 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, the role of faith in his own life, and the influence of his mentor, Joseph Campbell
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Campbell compares the creation stories in Genesis with creation stories from around the world. Because the world changes, religion has to be transformed and new mythologies created. People today are stuck with old metaphors and myths that don't fit their needs"--Cassette container
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice in myth, which symbolizes the necessity for rebirth. He also talks about the significance of sacrifice -- in particular, a mother's sacrifice for her child, and the sacrifice to the relationship in marriage -- and stresses the need for every one of us to find our sacred place in the midst of today's fast-paced, technological world"--Container
Hinduism & Buddhism ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers and Huston Smith discuss the two religions that come from India
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Campbell discusses the concepts of God, religion and eternity as revealed in Christian teachings and the beliefs of Buddhists, Navaho Indians, Schopenhauer, Jung, and others
 
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