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Summary: Beset by the political tension of an unsettled year, Gandhi calls for British removal from India. Police Superintendent Ronald Merrick arrests an Indian news reporter. Daphne Manner arrives from London. Merrick vents his frustrations on Kumar in a vicious jailhouse beating. Daphne gives birth. Mildred Layton prepares for her daughter's wedding. The Governor finds out about Merrick's abuse....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2008

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

Summary: Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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

Summary: In Hollywood, they are home to killer mummies and booby traps. Now, separate fact from fantasy with this tour of the Egyptian Pyramids, which traces the rise of one of the ultimate accomplishments of the Ancient World.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: 932.22 DVD Egyptian 2005

Summary: From the details of his legendary liaisons to the back-room deals that helped defuse Cold War Crises, JFK: a Presidency Revealed draws from a wealth of source materials and a host of interviews with personal confidentes, administration insiders, and highly-placed sources to present a comprehensive, and revelatory look at America's 35th president. Never-before-heard audiotapes recorded in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2003

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

Summary: Return to Colonial New England for a fresh look at the infamous events of Puritan Salem.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2004

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

Summary: All the presidents' wives: An in-depth look at America's First Ladies--from Martha Washington to Mary Todd Lincoln to Eleanor Roosevelt to Jacqueline Kennedy to Hillary Clinton. Each segment offers an engaging portrait of the woman. These women have held one of the most enigmatic, yet high-profile, jobs in the country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Television Networks 2009

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

Summary: In Pursuit to the Rhine, the Allies, under tactical air support, break through German lines and enemy resistance crumbles. In The Bomber Offensive, the Allies raid a German munitions factory by air and force a turning point in the war. The Battle of the Bulge tells the history of the last major engagement of the European campaign. The Battle of Germany tells of the final campaign of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2006

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

Summary: Return to post-war England for mystery and a cup of tea. The consummate prim and proper crime-fighting spinster, Miss Jane Marple sets down her knitting needles to unwind the most ingenious crimes. As she travels from city to countryside and even the Bahamas, murders, missing bodies and haunted dreams have a habit of falling across Miss Marple's path.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2006

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

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Summary: It's 1939 and Europe teeters on the brink of war. Ten strangers are invited to Indian Island, an isolated rock near the Devon coast in southern England. Cut off from the mainland, with their generous hosts Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen mysteriously absent, they are each accused of a terrible crime. As each member of the party starts to die one by one, the survivors realize that one of them is a killer...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2015

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Summary: Born to a life of obscurity and dark despair, his genius made him one of the most successful and beloved figures of his time. Internationally famous just months after his first novel was serialized, Charles Dickens was among the world's first literary stars. But success and acclaim could not banish the ghosts of his childhood or keep him from the deep loneliness that haunted him until his death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2002

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

Summary: When Death gets off the Greyhound bus in the small town of Shuckton, Ontario, everyone in town is implicated when one of its most distinguished citizens is found murdered. As a suspect is arrested and the trial plays out, the entire town is affected and its dark secrets are unraveled and exposed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Network 2010

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Summary: Balancing suspense and satire as deftly as the scale of justice, Horace Rumpole tirelessly defends the downtrodden while undressing the upper classes. This 7-DVD pack contains all episodes of seasons 1-4.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2010

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

Summary: Secret agent John Drake relies on brains and his high moral standards as he travels the globe to stop criminals and corrupt politicians.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: True story of Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic adventures. Bound for Antarctica in 1914, Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, was trapped in the pack ice of the Weddell Sea. Ten months later, the ship sank, stranding Shackleton and his crew of 27. Based on the diaries and first person accounts of expedition members, the film tells of their ordeal and their 800-mile journey in an open boat across the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: Kasper Carr is a master thief, targeting businesses in the Chicago area. He stakes out fresh opportunities in front of a documentary film crew, which gradually becomed complicit in his crimes. As the director and producer become entangled in the allure of their fascinating subject and the legal ramifications of their actions, Carr pursues a series of larger-scale and more dangerous jobs. All...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Indie Films 2007

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF STR

Summary: A mini-series based on Thackeray's story of an amoral beauty determined to scheme and seduce her way into Britain's upper classes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2003

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

Summary: Peter Pan, a mischievous young boy who refuses to grow up, his companion Tinker Bell, a pixie, and the Darling children soar to mysterious Never Land where childhood lasts forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by New Video 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV PET

Summary: Drawing upon rare archival materials, eyewitness battle accounts, and stirring reenactments, the video takes us inside the Alamo itself, were we relive the devastating battle and examine its lasting legacy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 976.403 DVD Alamo 2003

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

Summary: This epic miniseries uncovers the great forces that helped shape the United States, chronicling the migratory patterns of ethnic groups that populated the country through the telling of historical events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: On Christmas Eve, 1944, a German U-boat torpedoed the troopship SS Leopoldville, sending 800 U.S. soldiers to their death. For more than 50 years, the truth of this tragedy was hidden. Now the details of the disaster and the vast cover-up that followed are revealed. This authoritative expose draws on recently declassified documents from the British Admiralty, interviews with 15 survivors and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2001

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

Summary: Dive on the south Pacific site where wrecks of the Tokai Maru and the Cormoran literally touch.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2008

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

Summary: "Circles the globe to re-examine history's most magnificent civilizations by surveying the architectural and engineering triumphs they left behind" -- Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: History Channel 2007

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

Summary: Forty years after Martin Luther King's assassination, newsman Tom Brokaw, takes viewers through the extraordinary life and times of America's civil rights visionary. Go beyond the legend to portray the man, the questions, the myths, and the relevance of Dr. King's message in today's world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Television Networks 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Documentary Ki

Summary: Behind the veil of secrecy, this documentary explores the origins, practices and influences of the Freemason organization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 366.1 DVD Mysteries 2009