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The Paley Center for Media

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Videoconferencing with the Paley Center for Media (Formerly The Museum of Television & Radio), allows you and your students, access to the Center's archive of over 140,000 television and radio programs. These television and radio programs act as a window to the past and present, illuminating significant events in our nation's history and culture. The collection begins with the earliest recorded days of television and radio and runs to the present. Programs are available to the public at the Center's locations in New York and Los Angeles and to classrooms throughout the country and via the Education Department's videoconferencing program.

2018-2019

Honorable Mention

2017-2018

Honorable Mention

2016-2017

Honorable Mention

2014-2015

2011-2012

Honorable Mention

2010-2011

Honorable Mention

2009-2010

Honorable Mention

2008-2009

 

Programs by The Paley Center for Media

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Around the World

Explore the many different ways people live, work, and play in countries around the world like Brazil, Malaysia, and the Philippines. By viewing programs from our celebrated International Children’s Television Festival and discussing them...

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Fractured Fairy Tales

In this class a humorous selection of Rocky and Bullwinkle clips from the Museum's collection provide a way to examine story structure and the elements common to all fairy tales.

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Master of Suspense: Hitchcock on the Box

Alfred Hitchcock enlivened the suspense genre with tongue-in-cheek introductions, macabre humor, and twist endings. Students analyze Hitchcock's use of the ordinary to create exciting, even frightening, television drama.

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Muppets and Puppets

Students will discuss what they see in clips from Jim Henson's television work and will discover just how the Muppets come to life by viewing behind-the-scenes footage.

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The Civil Rights Movement on Television

Television played a vital role in the Civil Rights Movement, both as observer and participant. By watching a selection of significant television work from that era, students explore the role that television played in recording and shaping the...

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The Fine Art of Persuasion: Television and Advertising

What is advertising and what are its methods? Through careful analysis, students discover how advertising has developed certain tools and techniques that capture viewer attention to promote a product, a person, or an idea.

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The Golden Years of Television

The Golden Years of Television Between the late 40’s and early 60’s the medium of television became the dominant form of home entertainment. With only a few hours of programming a day, people excitedly tuned in to see what this new technology...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Arts/Cultural/Museum

Contact

Caroline Quigley   cquigley@paleycenter.org
25 W. 52nd Street
New York NY 10019
2126216661
United States

http://www.paleycenter.org

Primary Disciplines

The programs of The Paley Center for Media cover:

Social Studies/History
Language Arts/English
Literacy