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Summary: An epic detective story that offers a gripping expose on why the world is so unequal. Professor Jared Diamond traveled the globe for over 30 years trying to answer this question. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book. Why did Eurasians conquer, displace, or decimate Native Americans, Australians, and Africans, instead of the reverse? Diamond dismantles racially based theories of human...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.4 DVD Guns 2005

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

Summary: This film explores Guthrie's creative genius -- his life and music as well as lesser known talents like writing and painting. Every American who has listened to the radio knows Guthrie's 'This Land Is Your Land.' The music of the folk singer/songwriter has been recorded by everyone from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir to U2.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2007

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 DVD Guthrie 2007

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

Summary: In Encountering sea monsters, marine photographer Bob Cranston investigates the realm of the Humboldt squid. Oceans of glass takes the viewer on a tour of the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, California.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2006

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

Summary: Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2012

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

Summary: Steven Spielberg's masterpiece about a boy and his special bond with an alien from another planet. This 30th Anniversary Edition includes hours of bonus features, including a new interview with Steven Spielberg.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ET

Summary: Presents the complete history of Rome, from its primitive beginnings to the height of its glory and its eventual decline, as well as its legacies for today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 1999

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

Shapero, Rich.

Summary: "After graduating from college, Sam Altman finds himself disillusioned with the world of the '60s and rejects normal life to follow an inner calling. Altman's unleashed--and increasingly unhinged--imagination takes him first to Seattle and then farther north, to the remote Alaskan wilderness. Sam has fallen deeply in love with the mysterious and powerful Lindy, a young woman who will do...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Too Far 2005

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA SHA

Summary: Belle, an animal-loving 12-year-old, becomes withdrawn after her mother's death in an automobile accident. Rebelling against her father, she is sent to live at the horse ranch of her gruff maternal grandfather. With the help of the animals, Belle's work on the farm transforms the entire family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family All 2008

Summary: The inside story of one of history's greatest business scandals, in which top executives of America's seventh largest company walked away with over one billion dollars, while investors and employees lost everything.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: DVD 658.4 Enron

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ENR
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ENR

Summary: Following the premiere of her latest picture Viviane finds herself with a dead man in her apartment. Frédéric is a writer who's been falsely accused of murder, thanks to Viviane. Viviane has fled Paris for Bordeaux with a cabinet minister, and once Frédéric escapes from prison, he is not far behind. Once they reach the city, which is in chaos, they become entangled in a plot involving a rickety...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BON

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Summary: Ken Burns chronicles the history of a uniquely American art form, rising from the experiences of remarkable people in distinctive regions of the nation. From its roots in ballads, hymns, and the blues to its mainstream popularity, viewers will follow the evolution of country music over the course of the twentieth century as it eventually emerged to become America's music. Features...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Co

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3 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV COU

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Country 2019

Summary: A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2002

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY E.T.

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family E.T. 2002

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ET RATED PG

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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3 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VIE

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD VIE NOT RATED

Summary: Jamie is a preacher's daughter whose self-confidence doesn't depend on the opinions of others. Landon is skating through high school on looks and bravado. But when events thrust him into Jamie's world, he begins an unexpected journey he will never forget. The remarkable steps to a life changed involve trust, hope, goals, faith and unconditional love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Walk 2007

Ruiz, Miguel

Summary: In The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, the Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that cand rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Amber-Allen Pub. 1999

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Summary: They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2000

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Summary: Set in 1955, the residents of a small Montana community are forced to move their homes to make way for a new dam.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2003

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NOR

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Chronicles the history of the American West, starting with the first European explorations and ending with the beginning of the 20th century. Examines the impact of the white settlers on the lives of the Native Americans and the land. Also discusses the Gold Rush, the Civil War, the building of the transcontinental railroad, the battle of Little Bighorn, and the massacre at Wounded Knee.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

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Summary: Tells the story of former FBI Dir. James Comey and President Donald J. Trump, two powerful men whose strikingly different ethics and loyalties put them on a collision course.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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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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Summary: Laura Huxley married Aldous Huxley in 1956. Their home was the center of the artistic and intellectual avant-garde of Los Angeles. Huxley on Huxley offers a compelling glimpse of Laura's life with Aldous and the revolutionary and provocative work that had a major influence on American and contemporary cultural history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docuramafilms 2008

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

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: Traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years. Using archival photographs, first-person accounts of historical characters, personal memories and analysis from more than 40 interviews, and what Burns believes is the most stunning cinematography in Florentine Films' history, the series chronicles the steady addition of new parks through...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.783 NAT

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