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Summary: Earth has never experienced anything like us: a single species dominating and transforming the planet. Biologist Shane Campbell-Staton travels the world to explore our global impact. Because while we may tell ourselves what it means to be human, the clearest vision of who we are emerges from what we do.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HUM

Summary: Explore the story of the March 1928 St. Francis Dam collapse, the second deadliest dasters in California history. The flood killed more than 400 people.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FLO

Summary: Historian Michael Wood chronicles the history of the Indian subcontinent, focusing especially on the diversity of its peoples, cultures and landscapes. The world's largest democracy and a rising economic giant, India is now as well known across the globe for its mastery of computer technology as it is for its many-armed gods and its famous spiritual traditions. But India is also the world's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Vision International 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD STO

Summary: The Video Game Years is Here! The exclusive RetrowareTV.com show that examines the history, culture and oddities of video game history. It will have you learning, laughing and scratching your head as we examine all that transpired in your favorite hobby's past. Time to laugh, learn and reminisce about those glorious Video Game Years. The Video Game Years tackles years 1977 through to '79,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VID

Summary: Celebrate the nation's sixteenth president. Presents a complex portrait of a man who many consider to be our greatest commander-in-chief, but who considered himself a lonely man. Brings to life the tumultuous time in which he led the country, some of his finest Civil War moments, and his final hours.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2008

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Summary: "In distant realms far beyond the familiar solar system, an epic drama is playing out, with a cast list featuring rogue planets, colliding galaxies, and black holes more massive than a billion suns, and each character has its own extraordinary story to tell."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: "Yellowstone is no ordinary wilderness, it is the world's first national park, a lost world of vast plains and endless forests defended on all sides by towering mountains, home to America's last great bison herds, the grizzly bear and realm of the wolf ... Join the charismatic cast of Yellowstone's wildlife as they turn to face the extreme challenges of the seasons ... The daily struggles of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD YEL

Summary: Butterflies are perhaps the world's most beloved insects. But beneath their colorful charm, there's a wealth of hidden scientific secrets that show butterflies to be smarter and more resilient than we ever imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BUT

Summary: In 1962, three prisoners escaped from Alcatraz, a prison surrounded on all sides by the waters of San Francisco Bay, and disappeared. The fates of the three men have remained unknown to the present day. In this program, three scientists from the Netherlands employ 3D modeling technology to reconstruct the water currents of the day of the prison break in an attempt to uncover whether or not it...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Survivors, observers and expert government officials recount the 1971 uprising at the Attica Correctional Facility, when a violent five-day standoff between mostly black and latino inmates and law enforcement took place.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ATT

Summary: The Great returns in Season Two from Golden Globe and Academy Award nominee Tony McNamara (The Favourite). Catherine finally takes the Russian throne for her own- but if she thought coup-ing her husband was difficult, it's nothing compared to the realities of liberating a country that doesn't want to be. She'll battle her court, her team, even her own mother in a bid to bring the Enlightenment...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GRE

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GRE

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Summary: The revealing documentary of Earth explores the planet's most epic moments. From the first raindrops that turned it into a water world to the arrival of its most incredible inhabitants, us. But humans take a back seat in this narrative. Instead, Earth is placed center stage. We see what happened to our world before we even crawled from the mud, including massive bombardments from space, extreme...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Summary: Baratunde Thurston explores the country's diverse landscapes to see how they shape the way we work, play and interact with the outdoors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Summary: This Native-directed series reveals the beauty and power of today's Indigenous communities. Smashing stereotypes, it follows the brilliant engineers, bold politicians, and cutting-edge artists who draw upon Native tradition to build a better 21st century. Each hour explores a core tenet of Native American heritage: the power of Indigenous design, how language and artistry fuel the soul, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD E-TV MAT

Summary: Few modern authors have not been influenced by the medieval Middle Eastern literary classic "The book of a thousand and one nights." Over one thousand years ago, a legend was told about a beautiful young woman who attempted to prolong her impending execution by telling adventure tales to a murderous sultan for a thousand and one nights. The tales she wove are set in India, Persia, Egypt,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2006

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Summary: Bestselling British author Vanessa Collingridge searches for the man behind the legend Captain James Cook as she traces his story in a series that is part biography, part travelogue and completely enthralling.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia 2013

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Summary: Celebrated violinist and conductor Scott Yoo crosses the country, exploring the diversity of American musicians, cultures and landscapes to discover how regional and ethnic music has inspired America's greatest composers: Amy Beach, Florence Price, Aaron Copland and two of today's masters, Sergio Assad and Reena Esmail.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NOW

Summary: This final season of the hit series, Duck Dynasty, follows the Robertson family as they conquer new family milestones while showcasing their down-home Southern charm. Tune in as the family spends a weekend at their childhood summer camp. Lil' Will shops for his first car, Reed gets married, Rowdy's adoption becomes official, and Gus turns 11.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DUC

Summary: Killing one third of Europe's population in just three years and ravaging the flourishing cities of Italy, France, Germany, England, and Spain, the Black Death swept across the continent at an inconceivable rate. Through chilling reenactments, interviews with experts and historians, and excerpts from original accounts, discover the origins, progress, and cultural repercussions of the Plague's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2005

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BLA

Summary: From underwater dives and top-secret dig locations, Alice Roberts and her team of excavators are unearthing artifacts that will forever change history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DIG

Summary: In November 2017, the Scan Pyramids research team announced they had made a historic discovery, using cutting-edge, non-invasive technology, they discovered several new cavities within the Great Pyramid. This is the biggest discovery to happen in the Pyramids in centuries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SCA

Summary: This set includes the 14 discs on the Complete Set, plus the 2-DVD set of Monty Python Live!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV COM

Summary: From the Namib Desert to Patagonia, only a handful of places on Earth can claim to be largely unchanged. Isolated from the rest of the world, these places have been protected from the most damaging effects of human interference. Delicately balanced, species-rich, unique ecosystems. In these lands, life exists as nature intended. This series embarks on a breathtaking journey to Earth's last...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EDE

Summary: Trail of tears : Cherokee legacy: Documents the forced removal in 1838 of the Cherokee Nation from the southeastern United States to Oklahoma. Shows the suffering endured by the Cherokees as they lost their land and the difficult conditions they endured on the trail. Describes how thousands of Cherokees died during the Trail of Tears, nearly a quarter of the nation, including most of their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970 DVD Trail 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRA

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