WorldCat Identities

WQLN (Television station : Erie, Pa.)

Overview
Works: 78 works in 120 publications in 1 language and 736 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs 
Classifications: QH366.2, 575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by WQLN (Television station : Erie, Pa.)
Free to choose a personal statement by Milton Friedman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friedman presents his philosophy of the free market and government control and discusses capitalism, competitive societies, free trade and government regulation
Life on earth by David Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough discusses the evolution of fish. Examines physiological and behavioral adaptations of various species occurring throughout the entire range of underwater habitats, from the warm waters of coral reels and hot springs to the cold waters of the arctic and the ocean dephts
The First forests by David Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough examines the evolution of plant life on land, from simple algae to gigantic cycads and conifers, focussing on developments in plant reproduction. Also discusses the contemporaneous emergence of insects and explains the evolutionary interdependence of plants and insects
The Rise of the mammals by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough traces the development of mammals, concentrating on the rise of the marsupials
The Swarming hordes by David Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough discusses the symbiotic relationships which developed between flowering plants and insects. Examines the vast variety of insect development and survival strategies focusing on the social behavior of the termites, wasps, bees and ants
The Infinite variety by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough examines living species and their fossilized ancestors in discussing the origin of life on earth and the evolutionary processes that led to the more than four million species in existence today
Life on earth by David Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough explores the uses and advantages of the feather for flight, for insulation and for territorial and courtship purposes. Also looks at the development of large, flightless birds
Invasion of the land by David Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough discusses the evolutionary adaptations which appeared as fish emerged from the seas to become amphibians. Examines various survival strategies developed by the amphibians, focusing particularly on those of the frogs and toads
Life in the trees by David Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough discusses the evolution of the primates and how they solved the problems of life in the trees by developing binocular vision and grasping hands. Shows examples of lemurs on the island of Madagascar, ground-dwelling monkeys in Japan, chimpanzeees on the shore of Lake Tanganyika, and mountain gorillas in the highlands of Rwanda
Life on earth by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough traces the evolution of three types of marine invertebrates whose ancestry began 600 million years ago, namely jellyfish, mollusks and horseshoe crab. Shows examples found in Australia's Great Barrier Reef
The Compulsive communicators by David Attenborough( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough ends the series by tracing the origins of human beings in Africa three million years ago and the impact of man's talent for communication on the environment
Power of the market( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The free market enables people to go into any trade they wish which gives them incentive to work hard and succeed. Human and political freedom is dependent on economic freedom
Victors of the dry land by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough discusses the adaptations which allowed reptiles to colonize the land and freed them from the necessity of returning to water to breed. Examines present day tortoises, iguanas, lizards, crocodiles and snakes as well as the fossilized remains of their extinct realatives, the dinosaurs
Theme and variations by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores differences among mammal species and specialized insect eaters (anteaters, moles). Includes high-speed photography of bats, and information on sophisticated sonar systems as in bats and marine mammals such as whales and porpoises
Who protects the worker?( Visual )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the workings of the labor market and the role of the labor unions. Mr. Friedman comes up with controversial views in answer to the question, who protects the worker? On tape 2 a panel of experts debate the issue presented on the first tape
How to cure inflation( Visual )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milton Friedman argues that inflation is caused by the excessive growth of the monetary supply and that its cure lies not in wage and price control, but in the natural movement of a free, unhindered economy. In the debate that follows, bankers and government leaders discuss his views
The tyranny of control( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows what happens when governments plan and control the economic activities of their people. When governments interfere, there are harmful effects. On tape 2 a panel of experts debate the issue presented on the first tape
What's wrong with our schools?( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The government spends a great deal of money for public education and the children aren't being adequately educated. Mr. Friedman has diagnosed the problem and offers a solution - a voucher system which enables parents to have a choice in the schools their children attend. On tape 2, a panel of experts debate the issue presented on the first tape
Who protects the consumer?( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines government protection of the market place and consumer. It controls prices, quality of goods, and choice of products. Do these protection agencies work or are there better ways? On tape 2 a panel of experts debate the issue presented on the first tape
From cradle to grave( Visual )

in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milton Friedman advocates a negative income tax to replace the massive welfare system built up since the depression years of the 1930s which he claims results in loss of human independence and energy, drive and incentive. In a debate that follows, a group that includes economists and government administrators discuss the issues with Friedman
 
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Alternative Names
WQLN 54 (Television station : Erie, Pa.)

WQLN-TV 54 (Television station : Erie, Pa.)

Languages
English (53)