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Summary: An unforgettable look at the 86th Combat Support Hospital, which is the premier U.S. Army medical facility in Iraq. Watch as doctors and nurses fight to save lives of wounded soldiers on a frighteningly routine basis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2006

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

Summary: "An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

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

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Summary: During World War II, Iwo Jima, a tiny island 660 miles from Tokyo, was defended by 21,000 Japanese soldiers determined to fight to the death. The U.S. campaign, which began on February 19, 1945, was expected to last only a few days. Instead it claimed the lives of nearly 7,000 Marines and lasted for over a month. Features interviews with twenty-one veterans of the 1945 battle and rare combat...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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Summary: Although the fighting lasted for only six days in June of 1967, the effects of the Six Day War are still apparent today. On its 40th anniversary, the region remains trapped in conflict and is every bit as explosive as it was then. For Israel, the 1967 war was a military success. But it also redrew the map of the Middle East and mired the region in a never-ending cycle of occupation, terrorism...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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

Summary: Inspired by the Jesuit saying, "Give me a child until he is 7 years old, and I will give you the man," in 1964 Granada Television commissioned a short documentary wherein producers profiled 14 7-year-old children, and loosely speculated on what sort of lives they might lead. It was meant and received as an indictment of the British class system, which seemed most inflexible in 1964. Almost as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Granada Television Ltd. 2006

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FOR

Summary: A photographic history of Jews in Poland between the two World Wars that pays homage to the dynamic and vibrant society of 3.5 million people that was destroyed during the Holocaust.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video Group 2006

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

Summary: A stunning 11-part series that captures rare action, impossible locations, and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved, wildest, and most elusive creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: This story begins on the steps on the Lincoln Memorial in August 1963 when a 34-year-old preacher galvanized millions with his dream for an America free of racism. It comes to a bloody end almost five years later on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. In the years since those events unfolded, the man at the center, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has become a mythic figure, a minister whose...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2005

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

Summary: Every year thousands of athletes from across the globe flock to Boston to run the city's marathon, known worldwide as the ultimate test of stamina and endurance. But how do you run 26 miles if you have trouble making it around the block? With good coaching, discipline, and lots of support. Follows 13 sedentary people through a nine-month regimen designed to prepare them for the grueling Boston...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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

Summary: Includes in-depth interviews of U.S. President Richard Nixon by Sir David Frost in May, 1977 regarding the infamous Watergate scandal. Features footage from 2007 of Frost discussing the impact this interview had on history, his reactions, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Liberation Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 FRO

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: 973.924 Frost 2008

Summary: "This dramatic documentary, with full scale battles, elaborate sets, and a large cast, tells the fascinating story of three world powers - England, France and an alliance of Native American nations - whose struggles planted the seeds for the American Revolution. A central figure is George Washington, then a brash and ambitious young officer in his twenties hoping to make his reputation in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: History reports that the mighty Inca were swiftly wiped out by a small band of Conquistadors, but new evidence is being unearthed that may help rewrite history. Uncovered remains of those who died in battle along with recently discovered documents suggest that even after forming military alliances with thousands of Indian mercenaries, it took the Spanish many years to defeat the Inca Empire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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Summary: A stunning 11-part series that captures rare action, impossible locations, and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved, wildest, and most elusive creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corporation 2007

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

Summary: Best-known for his portrayal of the cantankerous title character in the global phenomenon Doc Martin, fan favorite Martin Clunes shows a softer side in these five documentaries about animals. Filmed all over the globe, these programs are a fascinating peek at some of the world's most beloved (and some of the most endangered) creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2014

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

Summary: "It's the Comedy Central roast of William Shatner. Watch as he's feted by comics and co-stars alike, ranging from Andy Dick, Greg Giraldo, Patton Oswalt, and Fred Willard to fellow "Trekkers" George Takei and Nichelle Nichols. Whether it's Jeffrey Ross lambasting Shatner's overacting or "The Queen of Mean" Lisa Lampanelli commenting on his one-of-a-kind singing career, you won't want to miss it...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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

Rogers, Fred

Summary: Explores the life and career of Fred Rogers, and his successful educational children's television program, Mister Rogers' neighborhood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Broadcasting Service 2018

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

Queen Elizabeth II

Summary: Tells the story of Queen Elizabeth's experiences during World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Broadcasting Service 2020

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Warner Bros. Family Entertainment (Firm)

Summary: Scooby-Doo wants to be a serious actor, and with Shaggy as his manager, anything's possible. But while Scooby is off becoming famous, the rest of the gang doesn't know what to do without him, as they reminisce about the first day they met Scooby-Doo and how much he means to them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Family Entertainment 2002

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Summary: When Cole returns to Yang's haunted temple to seek revenge on the former Airjitzu master who turned him into a ghost, he accidentally uses a powerful dark magic blade that traps him in the temple and unleashes the spectral forms of Ninjago's greatest villains. While Cole battles for his freedom, the ninja must return their ghostly foes to the Departed Realm before they gain the power to remain...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2019

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Summary: This set includes all 12 episodes from the TV series The Cousteau Odyssey, which covers multiple Cousteau explorations including shipwrecks, mystery islands, the Nile River, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

Summary: Hebrew judge Samson was a man of terrifying strength and barbaric fury. Renowned for killing thousands with the jawbone of an ass, he was tamed not by great armies, but by the blazing eyes of the Philistine courtesan Delilah. Learn how this mysterious woman learned the mysterious secrets of Samson's strength. The in-depth, dramatic story of love and betrayal, with abundant location footage,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 222.32 DVD Samson 2007

Summary: Welcome to the fairy best café in the Puddlebrook. Help Butterbean and friends on Opening Day in a delicious double-length special. Take a spin in the Sweet Ride, serve up Fluttercakes, help prep Cricket's first menu, and even make lunch for the president. Just watch out for greedy Ms. Marmalady.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Actress/advocates and New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof meet individuals who are doing work to empower women and girls everywhere. These are stories of challenge, transformation and hope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docuramafilms 2012

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

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