Rockefeller, Terry Kay
Most widely held works by Terry Kay Rockefeller
Eyes on the prize ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
Vols. 1-3 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; vols. 4-7 examine the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.
America's war on poverty ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Examines the extent of poverty in the U.S. in the prosperous 1960s and how federal anti-poverty policies and programs were established and altered in the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon administrations to promote education, job-training, community action, and basic health care. Such agencies and programs as: the Office of Economic Opportunity, Legal Services, VISTA, Head Start, and the National Welfare Rights Organization are also examined.
The road to rock bottom ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
As the Great Depression progressed economic collapse took its toll on rural America. Crops went unsold, farm mortgages were called in by banks, hungry farmers protested, and robberies increased dramatically. The U.S. Army was called in to defend the nation's capital from veterans who were demanding that President Hoover and Congress pay a bonus for their services in World War I. The episode ends with Franklin Roosevelt's landslide election to the presidency. Primarily uses interviews and historical film footage to portray the era.
A Nation of law? 1968-1971 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
By the late 1960's, the anger in the poorer urban areas over charges of police brutality was smoldering. In Chicago, Fred Hampton formed a Black Panther Party chapter. During this same period, inmates at New York's Attica prison took over the prison in an effort to publicize intolerable conditions.
The Ring of truth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Philip Morrison takes viewers on a personal journey of the inner workings of science, inviting them to ask questions about the everyday experiences that lie behind scientific results.
Renewal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
"Can be used by clergy, environmental activists, congregations, civic organizations, religious institutions, government agencies, scholars, theologians, and anyone concerned about environmental sustainability ... [to] engage people of faith in organized and individual environmental action, foster interfaith dialogue about environmental stewardship, [and] break down barriers between secular environmentalists and people of faith"--Container.
Power! 1967-1968 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Out of the ashes of the urban rebellions, blacks look for new ways to take control of their communities. This program explores the political path to power for Carl Stokes, the nation's first black mayor of a major city. It also describes the founding of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, Calif., and the struggle of black and Hispanic parents in Brooklyn, N.Y., to improve their children's education through community control of the schools.
Little injustices Laura Nader looks at the law ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Anthropologist Laura Nader compares the resolution of everyday legal complaints as conducted in a small Zapotec Indian village and in the United States. Studies are based on a 10-year study of 5000 consumer complaints. She discusses the legal procedures and remedies, and comments on the problems of impersonal law.
In this affluent society ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Explores the origins of the U.S. government's war on poverty under President Lyndon Johnson. In the early 1960s, Kentucky coal miners displaced by machines strike out at their former employers. Millions of others displaced by mechanization across Appalachia and the rural South head north to begin a new life in Chicago.
The power of place geography for the 21st century ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
"Geography educators and content experts from around the globe look at physical, human, political, historical, economic, and cultural factors that affect people and natural environments. Maps, animation, and expert commentary focus to 52 case studies from 36 countries. Each case study reflects the issues of our 21st century world, as viewed from a geographical perspective"--Container.
Becoming the Buddha in L.A ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Buddhist monks and disciples living in Los Angeles discuss the process of becoming Buddhist.
The ring of truth. Program 5, Atoms ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
"Atoms" examines the behavior of the atom. Morrison shows how the atom reveals itself in all matter. Fireworks, gold beating, sorting sand on the beach, highway flares, and even quantum jumps are employed as a single barium atom provides the light of its own portrait.
The Ring of truth. Atoms ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Morrison describes the behavior of the atom in fireworks, sand, etc. to help the viewer better understand the smallest unit of matter.
The ring of truth. Program 6, Doubt ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
"Doubt" begins around the time that World War I ended. The program follows astronomer Cecilia Payne's quest to find the recipe of the stars, utilizing tiny rainbow images to deduce their composition - 90% hydrogen. This has recently been thrown into doubt as astronomer Vera Rubin demonstrates.
Eyes on the prize America's Civil Rights Movement ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Vols. 1-3: Depicts the story of America's civil rights years from 1954-1965. Vols. 4-8: Examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.
The ring of truth. Doubt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
This begins around the time that World War I ended. The program follows astronomer Cecilia Payne's quest to find the recipe of the stars, utilizing tiny rainbow images to deduce their composition - 90% hydrogen. This has recently been thrown into doubt as astronomer Vera Rubin demonstrates.
China's only child for Nova, produced by Terry Kay Rockefeller ; a WGBH/BBC coproduction ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
In response to China's rapidly growing population, the Chinese government announced in 1982 that each couple should have only one child. This program examines the Chinese people's reaction to this edict and its implementation.
Little injustice, Laura Nader looks at the law ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Anthropologist Laura Nader compares the resolution of everyday complaints in law in a small Mexican village and the United States. Studies are based on a 10 year study of 5,000 consumer complaints. In the United States, consumers with defective products face conflicting claims, slow and costly legal action, ineffective public agencies, and unresponsive corporations.
The Case of ESP ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Looks at the existence of telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition, and psychokinesis. Includes comments from psychologists, parapsychologists, and physicists.
Eyes on the prize II : America at the racial crossroads. A nation of law?, 1968-1971 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
By the late 1960's, the anger in the poorer urban areas over charges of police brutality was smoldering. In Chicago, Fred Hampton formed a Black Panther Party chapter, at a time when police surveillance of movement activists was increasing. During this same period, inmates at New York's Attica prison took over the prison in an effort to publicize intolerable conditions.
African Americans African Americans--Civil rights African Americans--Education African Americans--Suffrage Agriculture Black Panther Party Bonus Expeditionary Forces Civil rights demonstrations Civil rights movements Consumer complaints Depressions Documentary films Documentary films Documentary television programs Economic assistance, Domestic Economic history Environmentalism--Religious aspects Environmental protection--Religious aspects Farms Films for the hearing impaired Head Start Program (U.S.) History Hoover, Herbert,--1874-1964 Human ecology--Religious aspects Legal Services Program (U.S.) National Welfare Rights Organization (U.S.) Nature conservation--Religious aspects New York (State)--New York Physics Poor Poor--Services for Poverty Public welfare Race relations Religious films Roosevelt, Franklin D.--1882-1945 Rural conditions Science films Science--Methodology Science news Science television programs Segregation Social history Stokes, Carl Television programs--for the hearing impaired United States United States.--Office of Economic Opportunity Veterans Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Volunteers in Service to America