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KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

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Auschwitz : inside the Nazi state( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Auschwitz: inside the Nazi state' is the result of three years of research, drawing on the close involvement of world experts, recently discovered documents and nearly 100 interviews with camp survivors and perpetrators, many of whom are speaking on the record for the first time. Their stories are brought to life through the innovative use of archive footage, dramatic recreations of key ... moments, and their ... testimony"--Container label
How art made the world( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals how the first big artistic discoveries were made and how they have cascaded down the centuries to define the look of the present day. Encompassing everything from cave paints to ceramics and pyramids to palaces, this film explores the global trend for unrealistic depictions of the human body; the secret powers of the feature film; how politicians manage to manipulate people so easily; visions of the afterlife; and why we use imagery at all
The Crash of 1929( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday - large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable
Copenhagen by Howard Davies( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television adaptation of Michael Frayn's play about the 1941 meeting between Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, longtime friends whose work had opened the way to the atomic bomb, but who found themselves on opposite sides of World War II
Woodrow Wilson by inc Eye Gate House( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was a gifted orator who was supremely confident before crowds, yet awkward in small groups. An emotionally complex man, he craved affection and demanded unquestioned loyalty. An intellectual with unwavering moral principles, he led America onto the world stage at a time when war and chaos threatened everything he cherished. This miniseries explores the transformation of a history professor into one of America's greatest presidents. Woodrow Wilson's life was shaped by great conflicts: the Civil War which he lived through as a child and World War I into which he reluctantly led America as president. The second conflict ultimately claimed him as a victim. While campaigning for his far-sighted League of Nations, he suffered a paralyzing stroke from which he never fully recovered. The only president incapacitated in office, Wilson carried out his duties from bed with the help of his wife who became the de facto chief executive
Craft in America : a Journey to the origins, artists and techniques of American craft( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Craft in America is an exploration into the hearts and minds of artisans devoted to a diverse array of mediums -- from furniture making and basket weaving to pottery and metalsmithing. Each episode reveals that craft has earned itself a place within the realm of fine art"--Container
American cinema by Richard Smigielski( Visual )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the classical Hollywood film, the story is primary. Filmmakers rely on style - structure, narrative, and visual elements - to effectively tell their story. Martin Scorsese and Sydney Pollack are among the premier directors who discuss how classical Hollywood style, evolving and yet enduring over time, informs their work. About the Series: A video instructional series on film history for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 10 one-hour and 3 half-hour video programs and coordinated books. Using clips from more than 300 of the greatest movies ever made, this series explores film history and American culture through the eyes of over 150 Hollywood insiders, including Clint Eastwood, Steven Spielberg, and Michael Eisner. In-depth treatments present film as a powerful economic force, potent twentieth-century art form, and viable career option. American Cinema connects subjects such as history, business, and English with other studies. In addition, it is a perfect vehicle for developing visual and media literacy skills and can be used as a springboard for creative-writing endeavors and media production. Produced by the New York Center for Visual History in association with KCET/Los Angeles and the BBC. 1995
Andrew Jackson : good, evil & the presidency( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography explores whether Americans should celebrate Jackson or apologize for him. The program reveals the world of America's 7th president, who founded the Democratic Party, yet was viewed by his enemies as an American Napoleon. The film contains reenactments, lithographs, letters and the insights of distinguished scholars
Sid the science kid( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid is excited--about the weather. Stymied by rain on a day when he had important plans, he and his friends set out to investigate weather: rain, sun, temperature, and wind. They ask questions, do experiments, examine cause and effect, and discuss their results. Sid is an inquisitive youngster who tackles the everyday ideas that preschoolers find fascinating (Why do bananas go "bad?" How does my juice box straw work? How does a bird fly without a plane?). "Sid the Science Kid" promotes science-readiness by encouraging kids' instinctive curiosity about the world around them. Each set of programs concentrates on a single scientific concept to allow children to observe, describe, and quantify, and use tools like rulers or magnifying glasses
Awake and sing by Clifford Odets( Visual )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of a Jewish family in a Bronx tenement perfectly captures the spirit of the Depression years
Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaptation of Arthur Miller's play, set in a detention room in Vichy in 1942, where a number of Jews await interrogation before being sent to concentration camps. Issues of personal responsibility are explored through the character of an Austrian prince who has been guilty of silent complicity during the German occupation of France
A place of our own. behavior & emotions( Visual )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dedicated to the unique needs of people who care for children ages infant-5, these segments offer interviews with doctors, teachers and experienced caregivers who provide valuable tips on how to raise smart, healthy and happy children
Sid the science kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sid decides to sit and watch TV all weekend long, he learns an unhappy fact: that not exercising makes your body feel terrible! When Sid decides that he is only going to eat birthday cake at every meal, he soon regrets his decision. Sid also learns about different kinds of teeth and why brushing them is important, and he discovers why washing his hands is important even when he can't see the germs! Sid and his friends learn new habits, fun ways to stay healthy and that vaccinations are nothing to be afraid of
In the white man's image( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the attempt to assimilate American Indians into white culture by educating them at special schools such as the Carlisle School for Indians. Founded by Richard Henry Pratt, this school and others like it attempted to wipe out all remnants of Indian culture, and, as a result, created a generation of Indians confused about their identities
American cinema by Molly Ornati( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These cynical and pessimistic films from the 1930s and '40s touched a nerve in Americans. Historians link the genre's overriding paranoia to Cold War-related angst over the nuclear threat and the Hollywood blacklist. In addition, a cinematographer demonstrates the creation of noir lighting, which gave films their peculiar look and emphasized the themes of corruption and urban decay. About the Series: A video instructional series on film history for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 10 one-hour and 3 half-hour video programs and coordinated books. Using clips from more than 300 of the greatest movies ever made, this series explores film history and American culture through the eyes of over 150 Hollywood insiders, including Clint Eastwood, Steven Spielberg, and Michael Eisner. In-depth treatments present film as a powerful economic force, potent twentieth-century art form, and viable career option. American Cinema connects subjects such as history, business, and English with other studies. In addition, it is a perfect vehicle for developing visual and media literacy skills and can be used as a springboard for creative-writing endeavors and media production. Produced by the New York Center for Visual History in association with KCET/Los Angeles and the BBC. 1995
Killer quake!( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metropolitan Los Angeles is sitting on ground zero, and even as Southern California struggles to repair itself from the tragedy at Northridge, seismic pressure continues to build below the ground. NOVA examines whether we can learn enough about these geological mysteries in time to minimize widespread destruction
The Donner Party by Ric Burns( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the tale of the pioneer group that set out for California in the spring of 1846 and ended in disaster in the snows of the Sierra Nevada Mountains the following winter
Sid the science kid( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid is excited--about bugs, and dirt, and dogs, and leaves! He and his friends set out to investigate what dogs are doing when they bark, why dirt is so dirty, why insects live where they do, and what purpose leaves have. They ask questions, do experiments, examine cause and effect, and discuss their results. Sid is an inquisitive youngster who tackles the everyday ideas that preschoolers find fascinating (Why do bananas go "bad?" How does my juice box straw work? How does a bird fly without a plane?). "Sid the Science Kid" promotes science-readiness by encouraging kids' instinctive curiosity about the world around them. Each set of programs concentrates on a single scientific concept to allow children to observe, describe, and quantify, and use tools like rulers or magnifying glasses
Sid the science kid( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid is excited--about change. Sid's shoes don't fit, and his banana has gone mushy--but why? He and his friends set out to investigate change: decay, growth, and change caused by cold or heat. They ask questions, do experiments, examine cause and effect, and discuss their results. Sid is an inquisitive youngster who tackles the everyday ideas that preschoolers find fascinating (Why do bananas go "bad?" How does my juice box straw work? How does a bird fly without a plane?). "Sid the Science Kid" promotes science-readiness by encouraging kids' instinctive curiosity about the world around them. Each set of programs concentrates on a single scientific concept to allow children to observe, describe, and quantify, and use tools like rulers or magnifying glasses
School, the story of American public education( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of America's public school system
 
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Alternative Names
Community Television of Southern California

Community Television of Southern California Los Angeles, Calif

K.C.E.T. (Emissora de televisió : Los Angeles, Califòrnia)

K.C.E.T. (Station de télévision : Los Angeles, Calif.)

K.C.E.T.-T.V.

K.C.E.T. (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

KCET Los Angeles (Emissora de televisió : Los Angeles, Califòrnia)

KCET Los Angeles (Television station)

KCET non-commercial independent television station in Los Angeles

KCET organisatie uit Verenigde Staten van Amerika

KCET televisioasema Yhdysvaltain Los Angelesissa

KCET (Television station) Los Angeles

KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

KCET-TV

Los Angeles (Calif.). K.C.E.T. (Television station)

Los Angeles (Calif.). KCET (Television station)

Los Angeles (Califòrnia). K.C.E.T. (Emissora de televisió : Los Angeles, Califòrnia)

Los Angeles (Califòrnia). KCET (Emissora de televisió : Los Angeles, Califòrnia)

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English (213)