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Cronkite Ward Company

Overview
Works: 131 works in 263 publications in 1 language and 3,563 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Nature television programs  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Historical films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Cronkite Ward Company
Plato's Republic( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This timeless program scrutinizes The Republic, a work that has intrigued and infuriated for thousands of years. Was Plato's plan for an ideal city, a place where philosophers are rulers and wisdom is the cornerstone of society, a blueprint, a satire, or a bit of both? Columbia University's Bonnie Kent; Princeton University's Alexander Nehamas; Martha Nussbaum, of The University of Chicago; Thomas Pangle, of the University of Toronto; poet Joseph Brodsky; novelist Joyce Carol Oates; William Bennett, former U.S. Secretary of Education; and radio personality Michael Savage consider the worth of a system that promotes the common good through state control that, by necessity, must involve censorship and eugenics"--Container
Understanding viruses by , Jeanine I Butler( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Even as you read this, your body is under attack. Your enemy is patient, adaptable, potentially deadly, and invisible. Viruses range from the common cold to HIV and have caused epidemics more decimating than war."--Container
George Orwell's 1984( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This DVD presents 1984, George Orwell's bleak vision of the future. Includes autobiographical information about Orwell
Understanding( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) This program goes inside high-tech factories to see how products ranging from toys and makeup to bulldozers and helicopters are made. Marcus Crotts of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, James Womack of the Lean Manufacturing Institute, and professors James Solberg and Herb Moskowitz of Purdue University share their insights into the workings of the value stream -- a process of going from raw materials to finished products that today includes on-demand fabrication, advanced robotics, and zero-defect quality control standards
Galileo's "Dialogue."( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is said that the apple fell on Newton's head, but it was Galileo who planted the tree. This program examines, The Dialogue--arguably the most controversial book of its time--and the tumultuous events revolving around Galileo's visionary scientific achievements. The insights of Harvard University's Owen Gingerich, emeritus professor of the history of science; George Coyne, director of the Vatican Observatory; and others, plus dramatizations of scenes from the book and Galileo's trial, capture the intellectual fervor of the Scientific Revolution and the Church's struggle to discourage acceptance of Copernican cosmology
Understanding : volcanoes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies the forces that work to create a volcano, visits people whose lives center around real-life towering infernoes, and examines the history of volcano study. Has two segments with answer and resources statements at the end of each part
Understanding evolution( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Takes an in-depth look at the theory of evolution and its impact. The sexual selection process, the nature vs. nurture debate, Christian fundamentalism, and genetic testing are only some of the topics covered in this wide-ranging study of evolution."--Container
The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the book, The Great Gatsby, and Ernest Hemingway. Features dramatizations and interviews with scholars and authors
 
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