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Gnorski, Gus

Overview
Works: 195 works in 321 publications in 1 language and 4,550 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic television programs  Social problem television programs  Television series  Juvenile works 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 174.4
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Most widely held works by Gus Gnorski
Business ethics the bottom line( Visual )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several experts examine the moral obligation corporations have to their employees and to the communities where their plants exist
Women serving religion( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program traces women's roles in religious tradition and what it means to be a woman in the three great religions today. It also explores the cultural influences of feminism upon religious traditions and the beliefs regarding the ordination of women
Media manipulation new game for big business( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many newspapers, magazines, television and cable networks, and local television and radio stations are owned by large corporations with diverse interests outside of their media holdings-from the defense industry to theme parks. This program examines the relationship between the large corporate owners and the daily operation of their media outlets. It reveals how much power and control owners exercise over news judgment, and suggests that corporate controllers may be practicing their own brand of media censorship by slanting the news. Can Americans believe what they read, see, and hear?
American athletics what happened to the game?( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From children playing at the sandlot to the Olympics, the one thing athletic competitions have in common is that they all center around a game. This program scrutinizes athletics today through its evolution from a sport played for fun into a multibillion-dollar industry that can symbolize the problem of greed and the attitude of winning at all costs. Featured on the program are: sports broadcaster Dick Vitale; Tom McMillen, former basketball star and Congressman and now co-chair of the President's Council on Physical Fitness; and Lisa Luciano, a New York Times sportswriter
Global capitalism and the moral imperative( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Moral leaders warn that global laissez-faire is producing consequences similar to those of the 19th century, when gaps between rich and poor kept thousands in abject poverty for generations. In this new era of social Darwinism, moral leaders are asking who in the world community will care for the needs of the poor, and how it will be accomplished. If economic and political reforms are necessary ... who will initiate them and how [will they be enforced]"--Container
Americano as apple pie the blending of culture( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent U.S. Census figures indicate that the most rapidly expanding segment of the American populace is the Latino population. Hispanics have been a presence in America for centuries, and are variously exiles, immigrants, and transnationals. Mexican-Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Cubans comprise the "Three Houses of Latino Culture" in the U.S., which share a common language but very different histories. Their influence on issues--from entertainment to politics to economics--is widespread and growing
Business ethics truth in advertising( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how truth in advertising has gotten lost in the competitive frenzy, and how consumers can learn to separate fact from fiction. Discusses how companies develop advertising, and how audiences are targeted
Welfare reform social impact( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of welfare in the United States from the Depression to the present, then examines the complex issues involved in reforming it. Includes an interview with Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson, who discusses his state's historic welfare reform program
Americano as apple pie the yearning to be ...( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hispanic people are the fastest-growing minority in the U.S. What does it mean to be Latino and American? Hispanics journey to the United States from different homelands and the experience of being a Latino in a flourishing ethnic neighborhood of a big city contrasts with the isolation of living in a small town. Despite sharing aspects of a common heritage, the Hispanic community have varying concerns about a large spectrum of subjects, including social services, churches, business, and the arts
Serving the poor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the number of people living in poverty worldwide continues to grow, the issue of the world's poor occupies an important place in today's religious and social thought. Explores the beliefs of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam regarding the poor, taking a comparative look at the traditional concept of the poor. Explains the theological basis for identifying the poor, as well as the modern means for the world's religions to provide relief
Gambling the chance of a lifetime( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The lure of gambling is the belief that a little money, well placed, will surely bring a significant return--although the belief rarely coincides with reality. This program examines gambling both as a harmless social activity and as an addiction. How some people allow gambling to consume their lives, and why they do it, is discussed by a treatment expert and a compulsive gambler. The effect of gambling on both individuals and their families is also examined
Issues of Latino identity the yearning to be ...( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program takes a detailed look at the fastest-growing minority in the U.S. and what it means to be Latino and American
After the gold rush( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the American economy surges ahead, the gap between rich and poor continues to widen. This program examines the moral and ethical questions that accompany national prosperity
Americano as apple pie( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the "three houses of Latino culture"--Cuban, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American--and their widespread influence, from entertainment to politics to economics. Key issues include how long Hispanic peoples have been in America, and how U.S. immigration laws affect their assimilation
Living longer . aging well( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although many cultures venerate their elders, looking to them as living repositories of wisdom and experience, America, with its "forever young" self-image, does not. Lacking societal support, how are Americans supposed to age well-to grow older with grace and understanding-and make life's final decades a meaningful experience? This program features the stories of exemplary individuals who, despite the inhospitable social climate, are growing older with courage and dignity. (29 minutes)
Living longer...living better?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the problems and challenges associated with the increasing percentage of older people in the United States. Covers topics such as the quality of life that will be experienced by older Americans, the relationship between America's youth-oriented society and its elders, the ability of Medicare and Social Security to meet the needs of the aging baby boomers, the increasing financial burden on younger Americans. Features commentary by medical ethicist David Solomon, the directors of the Aging with Dignity Institute and the Forever Learning Institute, and Mary Bray Pipher, author of Another country-- navigating the emotional terrain of our elders
Prisons kids behind bars( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the juvenile justice system and discusses how those who work within it try to find appropriate punishment for children who have made terrible mistakes. Explores the trend in the U.S. toward trying children as adults and the efforts being made to understand their violent behavior. Includes comments from judges, legal counsel, law enforcement officers, and academic experts
Religious fundamentalism( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines religious fundamentalism, its influences on the American notion of separation of church and state, and its impact on American society
The arts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With the overwhelming demand for technology in the classroom, why should boards of education approve expenditures for fine arts faculty? And with 50-year old plus schools in the inner cities, how can municipalities justify building new museums and concert halls? This ... two-part series examines the state of the arts in America in an era of budget-cutting and belt-tightening."--Container
Managing care, managing death( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines what distinctions may exist between prescribing strong painkillers to the terminally ill, even if such hastens death, and physician-assisted suicide. Discusses legislative initiatives designed to protect patients from "disguised euthanasia," and addresses the question whether such laws are a threat to the professional judgement of doctors
 
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