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The Resource A world of ideas, Writers, a presentation of WNET New York & WTTW Chicago ; directed and produced by Gail Pellett ... [et al.], (DVD videorecording)

A world of ideas, Writers, a presentation of WNET New York & WTTW Chicago ; directed and produced by Gail Pellett ... [et al.], (DVD videorecording)

Label
A world of ideas, Writers
Title
A world of ideas
Title part
Writers
Statement of responsibility
a presentation of WNET New York & WTTW Chicago ; directed and produced by Gail Pellett ... [et al.]
Title variation
  • Writers
  • Bill Moyers a world of ideas
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In wide-ranging conversations, thirteen celebrated literary figures from six nations discuss their work, politics, morals, and the future of American society
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • World of ideas (Television program)
  • Now with Bill Moyers (Television program)
  • Bill Moyers journal
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English, with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Host, Bill Moyers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1920-1992
  • 1931-
  • 1908-1992
  • 1919-2013
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Moyers, Bill D
  • Pellett, Gail
  • Achebe, Chinua
  • Asimov, Isaac
  • Doctorow, E. L.
  • Fisher, M. F. K.
  • Fuentes, Carlos
  • Gordimer, Nadine
  • Haien, Jeannette
  • Heller, Joseph
  • Morrison, Toni
  • Mukherjee, Bharati
  • Walcott, Derek
  • Wilson, August
  • Wolfe, Tom
  • Kingsolver, Barbara
  • Roy, Arundhati
  • Restrepo, Laura
  • Lessing, Doris
  • Walker, Alice
  • Allende, Isabel
  • Kingston, Maxine Hong
  • Erdrich, Louise
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • Athena (Firm)
Runtime
432
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors
  • Authorship
  • Authors
  • Television interviews
  • Television series
  • Documentary television programs
  • Nonfiction television programs
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
A world of ideas, Writers, a presentation of WNET New York & WTTW Chicago ; directed and produced by Gail Pellett ... [et al.], (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • At head of title: Bill Moyers
  • Originally broadcast 1988-1990 as sixteen episodes of the PBS television series: A world of ideas
  • Accompanying material may include a viewer's guide comprising an introduction by Bill Moyers, participant biographies, and an article on Americans' reading habits
  • Special features: Bonus interviews from Now with Bill Moyers and Bill Moyers journal (2002-2010, 205 min.); author book lists and biographies of Bill Moyers and bonus inteview subjects
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
episode 1. Chinua Achebe -- episode 2. Isaac Asimov (part 1) -- episode 3. Isaac Asimoc (part 2) -- episode 4. E.L. Doctorow -- episode 5. M.F.K. Fisher -- episode 6. Carlos Fuentes -- episode 7. Nadine Gordimer -- episode 8. Jeannette Haien -- episode 9. Joseph Heller -- episode 10. Toni Morrison (part 1) -- episode 11. Toni Morrison (part 2) -- episode 12. Bharati Mukherjee -- episode 13. Derek Walcott -- episode 14. August Wilson -- episode 15. Tom Wolfe (part 1) -- episode 16. Tom Wolfe (part 2) -- Bonus interviews. Barbara Kingsolver ; Arundhati Roy ; Laura Restrepo ; Doris Lessing ; Alice Walker ; Isabel Allende ; Maxine Hong Kingston ; Louise Erdrich
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (432 min.)
Isbn
9781598285291
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961852994
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMP-8529
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn697662889
  • (OCoLC)697662889
System details
DVD; full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby digital, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A world of ideas, Writers, a presentation of WNET New York & WTTW Chicago ; directed and produced by Gail Pellett ... [et al.], (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • At head of title: Bill Moyers
  • Originally broadcast 1988-1990 as sixteen episodes of the PBS television series: A world of ideas
  • Accompanying material may include a viewer's guide comprising an introduction by Bill Moyers, participant biographies, and an article on Americans' reading habits
  • Special features: Bonus interviews from Now with Bill Moyers and Bill Moyers journal (2002-2010, 205 min.); author book lists and biographies of Bill Moyers and bonus inteview subjects
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
episode 1. Chinua Achebe -- episode 2. Isaac Asimov (part 1) -- episode 3. Isaac Asimoc (part 2) -- episode 4. E.L. Doctorow -- episode 5. M.F.K. Fisher -- episode 6. Carlos Fuentes -- episode 7. Nadine Gordimer -- episode 8. Jeannette Haien -- episode 9. Joseph Heller -- episode 10. Toni Morrison (part 1) -- episode 11. Toni Morrison (part 2) -- episode 12. Bharati Mukherjee -- episode 13. Derek Walcott -- episode 14. August Wilson -- episode 15. Tom Wolfe (part 1) -- episode 16. Tom Wolfe (part 2) -- Bonus interviews. Barbara Kingsolver ; Arundhati Roy ; Laura Restrepo ; Doris Lessing ; Alice Walker ; Isabel Allende ; Maxine Hong Kingston ; Louise Erdrich
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (432 min.)
Isbn
9781598285291
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961852994
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMP-8529
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn697662889
  • (OCoLC)697662889
System details
DVD; full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby digital, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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