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Wisconsin Public Television

Overview
Works: 497 works in 612 publications in 1 language and 6,704 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Biography  Interviews  Juvenile works  Trials, litigation, etc  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Drama  Television adaptations 
Roles: Originator
Classifications: TT835, 746.46
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Most widely held works about Wisconsin Public Television
 
Most widely held works by Wisconsin Public Television
Two days in October ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the critical events that took place in the fall of 1967, from the ambush of an American battalion by the Viet Cong that led to skepticism of whether the Vietnamese conflict was winnable, to the first violent anti-war demonstration on a campus in Wisconsin
The art of quilting ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The artistry and techniques of contemporary American quilt making is explored
A century of quilts America in cloth ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Celebrates the art of quilting by featuring selections from the best 100 American quilts of the 20th century, the stories behind their creation and the quilters as they work"--Container
Step by step building a feminist movement ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the feminist movement as experienced by several women who were active in the movement as it developed in America through the decades following World War II
Winds of change ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first half discusses the threats to the future of the Hopi Nation (Arizona) from youth leaving the reservation, from intermarriage, and from outside influences. Members of the Nation show the importance of religious ceremonies in keeping the culture intact, while acknowledging that economic needs cause contact with the dominant culture. The second half shows the mixture of tribal groups in Milwaukee, how they cooperate and sometimes intermarry, and the differences between Indian heritage and the urban and suburban culture of Wisconsin. "A matter of choice" is between the reservation and the outside culture, but many people live on and off the reservation at different times of their lives
American quilts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
America quilts celebrates the artists, the quilts and the stories woven into them
America quilts ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines historic and contemporary American quilting. Features interviews with quilters. Discusses quilts as historical records, as symbols of family and community, and as works of art. A 23-minute sequence showing quilts from the 1998 AQS Quilt Show follows the end credits
A lynching in Marion ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In August, 1930, a 16 year-old African-American named James Cameron survived a lynching. Now, 65 years later, Cameron tells his compelling story in vivid detail
Dreams of flight ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of aviation, from the first hot air balloon through the race into space
Five dance films about place ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Five site-specific dance films shot on location in rural Wisconsin. Each vignette is created in and of the landscape and local architecture and speaks to metaphors of the senses, relationships, and the changing of the seasons. Emmy nominated director Douglas Rosenberg and Gemini nominated director Allen Kaeja collaborate with Li Chiao-Ping and Karen Kaeja as well as guest artists from Kaeja d'Dance and others including Heidi Latsky, David Dorfman, Lisa Race and performers and musicians from the United States and Canada. This suite of films is among the first High-Definition dance films shot in North America and was funded in part by BravoFACT! And Wisconsin Public Television"--Container
America's battlegrounds ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigate key clashes in U.S. history that have brought profound changes to our institutions, culture and society. Comprising documentaries from public television stations across the country, this program explores struggles from the battlefield to the courtroom. The federal budget deficit is a problem today and was 200 years ago, causing the Whiskey Rebellion on the frontier of western Pennsylvania. In the waning days of the Civil War 300 black Union troops were killed by Confederate guerrillas at Poison Springs, AR. The debate over whether it was a battle or a massacre continues to this day. Then travel north and find out why the Nez Perce tribe, after 13 battles in Montana, surrendered only 40 miles from the Canadian border and freedom
Being Hmong means being free a video portrait of Hmong life and culture in today's America ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlights the history, culture and identity of Hmong immigrants and refugees from Laos who settled in the United States between 1975 and the early 1990s. The documentary looks at Hmong life in this country as seen through the eyes of the seventeen-year-old program host, Lia Vang
American barn stories and other tales from the heartlands ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes how old barns of the Midwest are part of American history and how this part of the nation's rural heritage is disappearing. Discusses the importance of preservation
Winds of change ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The struggle to maintain Native American identity and the very existence of sovereign Native American nations within the United States is examined. An intimate look at several nations including the Hopi, Iroquois, Navajo and Lummi
The American Indian collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This remarkable PBS series illuminates the true heritage of America's native peoples
Way of the warrior ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the experiences of Native-American veterans who served in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War
USS Wisconsin the last battleship ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on the battleship U.S.S. Wisconsin which was commissioned during World War II, decommissioned, recommissioned for the Korean War, decommissioned again, recommissioned in 1988, and decommissioned in 1991 after the Gulf War. Describes the ship, its participation in combat, and the sentiment attached to it by crew members and others
Get scientific! volume 1 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Help your children discover science all around them, as they ride bikes, skate or just play around. The science 'pops out' at the end of each segment, with a one to two minute explanation of one particular principle or concept (such as buoyancy)"--Container
Wisconsin Vietnam War stories our veterans remember ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dozens of veterans from all regions of Wisconsin share moving stories of triumph and loss in the field of duty, companionship in the ranks and the "welcome home" they never received
New faces on Main Street a review of immigration in the U.S. at the dawn of the 21st century ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sixty-minute investigative video documentary illustrating perspectives of Southeast Asian and Latino immigrants in northeast Wisconsin and the Midwest
 
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