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Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)

Works: 25,268 works in 44,351 publications in 2 languages and 3,749,043 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  History  Drama  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Interviews  Science television programs  Science fiction films  Documentary films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, fds, pre, prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Most widely held works by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
The WPA Film Library Watergate Hearings - Taking the Blame, 1973( Visual )

123 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 5,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Watergate hearings: Senator Ervin says the White House had a paranoia that equated exercising First Amendment rights with dangerous subversion, witness Jeb Magruder listens
The WPA Film Library William Gray Question Enders on Atrocities in El Salvador, 1982( Visual )

40 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 4,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rep. Gerry Studds criticizes Reagan's Latin America policy (part 1)
The WPA Film Library. British Troops in Burma, 1944( Visual )

17 editions published between 1915 and 2012 in English and held by 2,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II - British troops land in France
The WPA Film Library US Presidential Campaign, ca. 1948( Visual )

21 editions published between 1908 and 2012 in English and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Weizman, President of Israel, meets President Truman in Washington D.C
The WPA Film Library. US Government Safety Awareness Film, 1946( Visual )

23 editions published between 1946 and 1965 in English and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam War. US government Pro-War propaganda film showing Marines in Vietnam
Depression by Claude Nicol( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

According to the World Health Organization, depression is the number one cause of disability in the U.S. today, with an economic cost exceeding
Brazil by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Jimmy Doherty goes to Brazil, where he discovers how to turn poisoned land into a powerhouse of world food production, joins sugarcane cutters to see how the country has replaced half of its gasoline use with biofuel, and finds a way to save caimans from poachers. In the Amazon, Jimmy meets an unlikely cattle rancher who claims he can save the rain forest
The WPA Film Library. Unrest in Palestine, ca. 1946( Visual )

16 editions published between 1946 and 1948 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War in Palestine: Palestinian Arabs fighting (part 2)
Evolution by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program provides an explanation of how the twin techniques of gene splicing and cloning are helping to unravel the secrets of variation. Genetic engineering is altering the branching pattern of natural evolution-which proceeds by mutations within a species and sexual recombination within that species-into a network, in which genes are moved within the laboratory from any species to any other species. The program explains the irreversible and unforeseeable results of gene splicing and the scientific and governmental regulations under consideration-realistic scientific and moral questions, uninformed though highly imaginative hysteria. and the actual effects of cloning; it explains the sequences of DNA, how we are learning to read them, the masterminding message in the DNA of many different species, how cells activate only certain genes; and it follows the scientific and economic history of interferon and interleukin-2
Year by year 1937( Visual )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1932 was marked by Franklin Delano Roosevelt's election and Amelia Earhart's historic flight across the Atlantic. Year by Year also looks at Al Capone's sentence to jail
The WPA Film Library. The Miracle Plastic, 1963( Visual )

16 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Industrial film about Cycolac. Making refrigerators out of Cycolac
Russia a Closer Look( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although rich in oil, gas, lumber, and many other natural resources, Russia is experiencing difficulty building a free-market economy. From the heart of Moscow and nearby areas, this program investigates major challenges that Russian companies face following the breakup of the Soviet Union. Interviews with resource managers and business leaders-along with spectacular views of the Kremlin, Red Square, and historic churches-shed light on the growing pains of a seemingly young nation
Eating disorders : the hunger within by B. Timothy Walsh( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa-two conditions rooted in the desire to be slim-are the focus of this program. While the first deprives the body of food, the other causes its victims to compulsively purge food through vomiting. Two women who suffer with these conditions tell poignant stories of how these compulsive behaviors have nearly destroyed their lives and the lives of their respective families. An expert explains the specialized approach used in treating both disorders
August Wilson by August Wilson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson returns home to the Hill District of Pittsburgh in 1990 to review his life and career. Archival footage and interviews with Wilson, former New York Times theater critic Frank Rich, Rob Penny, fellow writers, and others provide insights into the African American experience, from the Great Black Migration to more recent times. Scenes from his plays "Jitney," "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," "Fences," "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," and "Two Trains Running" reveal the impact of the oral tradition and the blues on Wilson's poetic prose
The WPA Film Library Hungarian Revolution - Graphic, 1956( Visual )

9 editions published between 1933 and 1956 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hungarian uprising Warning: contains graphic imagery
The Big Picture Soldier in Panama( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series takes viewers to Europe where they will see the important role the Seventh Army and troops of other allied countries play in keeping peace. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration shows the rigid training rules that require the troops to be prepared for fighting at any moment
A&E Classroom( Visual )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program covers the years 1930 to 1939, a decade that starts with the Great Depression and ends with Europe poised on the verge of a second world war
The WPA Film Library Teddy Roosevelt, ca. 1902( Visual )

2 editions published between 1902 and 1930 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montage of scenes of Theodore Roosevelt A streaming videorecording
The WPA Film Library French Sailors, ca. 1910( )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War I: Sailors onboard French submarine. Loading torpedo; U-boat at sea. A streaming videorecording
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Films for the Humanities and Sciences (Firm)

Films Media Group. Films for the Humanities & Sciences

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