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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.]

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

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
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • World of ideas (Television program)
  • Now with Bill Moyers (Television program)
  • Bill Moyers journal
Dewey number
809
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English, with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN452
LC item number
.W665 2010
PerformerNote
Host, Bill Moyers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1920-1992
  • 1931-2015-
  • 1908-1992
  • 1919-2013
  • 1944-
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  • Pellett, Gail
  • Moyers, Bill D
  • 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
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  • Authors
  • Authorship
  • Authors
  • DVD-Video discs
  • 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.]
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Episode 5.
  • M.F.K. Fisher
  • Episode 6.
  • Carlos Fuentes
  • Disc 2. Episode 7.
  • Nadine Gordimer
  • Episode 8.
  • Jeannette Haien
  • Episode 9.
  • Joseph Heller
  • Disc 1. Episode 1.
  • Episode 10.
  • Toni Morrison (part 1)
  • Episode 11.
  • Toni Morrison (part 2)
  • Disc 3. Episode 12.
  • Bharati Mukherjee
  • Episode 13.
  • Derek Walcott
  • Episode 14.
  • August Wilson
  • Chinua Achebe
  • Episode 15.
  • Tom Wolfe (part 1)
  • Episode 16.
  • Tom Wolfe (part 2)
  • Disc 4.
  • Bonus interviews: Barbara Kingsolver ; Arundhati Roy ; Laura Restrepo ; Doris Lessing ; Alice Walker ; Isabel Allende ; Maxine Hong Kingston ; Louise Erdrich
  • Episode 2.
  • Isaac Asimov (part 1)
  • Episode 3.
  • Isaac Asimov (part 2)
  • Episode 4.
  • E.L. Doctorow
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (432 min.)
Isbn
9781598285291
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
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
  • 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.]
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Episode 5.
  • M.F.K. Fisher
  • Episode 6.
  • Carlos Fuentes
  • Disc 2. Episode 7.
  • Nadine Gordimer
  • Episode 8.
  • Jeannette Haien
  • Episode 9.
  • Joseph Heller
  • Disc 1. Episode 1.
  • Episode 10.
  • Toni Morrison (part 1)
  • Episode 11.
  • Toni Morrison (part 2)
  • Disc 3. Episode 12.
  • Bharati Mukherjee
  • Episode 13.
  • Derek Walcott
  • Episode 14.
  • August Wilson
  • Chinua Achebe
  • Episode 15.
  • Tom Wolfe (part 1)
  • Episode 16.
  • Tom Wolfe (part 2)
  • Disc 4.
  • Bonus interviews: Barbara Kingsolver ; Arundhati Roy ; Laura Restrepo ; Doris Lessing ; Alice Walker ; Isabel Allende ; Maxine Hong Kingston ; Louise Erdrich
  • Episode 2.
  • Isaac Asimov (part 1)
  • Episode 3.
  • Isaac Asimov (part 2)
  • Episode 4.
  • E.L. Doctorow
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (432 min.)
Isbn
9781598285291
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
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
  • ocn697662889
  • (OCoLC)697662889
System details
DVD; full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby digital, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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