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Summary: "Backs Against The Wall: The Howard Thurman Story explores the extraordinary life and legacy of one of the most important religious figures of the 20th century. Born the grandson of slaves, Thurman became a "spiritual foundation" for the Civil Rights Movement, inspiring many of its leaders including Martin Luther King, Jr, Jesse Jackson and Congressman John Lewis. In the mid-1930s, Thurman was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: A young bullfighter is injured in the ring and the bull is killed. A little girl named Winnie gets one of the bones as a treat for her giant Great Dane; a philandering scientist and his pregnant wife receive the eyes; a taxidermist gets the horns as a gift from his mother; a Spanish woman dines on Toro en rioja in a restaurant. These stories are all woven together and shows that beneath the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2004

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

Summary: The Himalayas were among the last places on Earth that homo sapiens came to inhabit. Now, join an international team of scientists as they climb to the world's highest tombs to unearth secrets of the people who settled these extreme environments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Explore the life of Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen, whose visionary buildings include St. Louis's Gateway Arch and the General Motors Technical Center in Michigan. Travel with his son as he showcases the architect's body of timeless work, which continues to inspire amongst renewed interest in 20th century architects and artists who exploded the constraints of the past to create a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Presents all 26 episodes of Season 13 of America's test kitchen, the public television cooking show filmed in the test kitchens of Cook's illustrated magazine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5 AME

Summary: The Navajo Tribal Police investigate the murder of a medicine man. At the crime scene is a partially completed pictograph. One clue sends a chill through a young officer: the arrow used in the killing has a tip of human bone, a sign that a Navajo spirit - a "skinwalker"--Is at work.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

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Summary: Join Christopher Kimball and the cast of America's Test Kitchen to learn the basics of great home cooking. Learn recipes that will work the first time you try them, thanks to the dozens of test cooks who develop, refine, and test recipes again and again until they arrive at the very best versions. Learning to become a better cook has never been this foolproof or fun!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5 AME

Summary: Welcome to the home of Cook's Country, a renovated 1806 farmhouse with a full working test kitchen, a live audience, two barns, and the odd neighbor who stops by with cooking problems that need immediate attention. Join host Christopher Kimball and your favorite chefs from America's Test Kitchen. This set contains all 13 episodes from Season 2 of Cook's Country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5 COO

Summary: Join Ming Tsai on the Emmy-nominated 'Simply Ming' as he and a great group of guest chefs find inspiration from his East-West pantry and from surprise ingredients that range from exotic fruits and vegetables to meats and fish. Ming highlights techniques to help you at home, from filleting a fish to sharing a technique for cooking veggies kids will love. Includes six episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.595 SIM

Summary: In 1977, NASA launched the Voyager missions as a way of exploring the solar system's outermost planets, capturing images of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and their moons. "The farthest" documents Voyager's journey, including first-hand accounts of the men and women who built the ships and guided their missions. Bonus film "Second genesis" explores the scientific quest to find life, or...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 919.9 FAR

Summary: Examines the national public health threat posed by Alzheimer's disease, which erodes memory, thinking, and physical ability. Experts present evidence that unless a cure is found soon, the disease will have serious impact on the U.S. economy, bankrupting Medicare and Medicaid as well as millions of Americans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Welcome again to the home of Cook's Country, a renovated 1806 farmhouse with a full working test kitchen, a live audience, and the odd neighbor who stops by with cooking problems that need immediate attention. Join host Christopher Kimball and the chefs from America's Test Kitchen as they turn their no-nonsense approach to cooking to the American repertoire, turning bad food into great food...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5 COO

Summary: "Tells the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depression. Leading mental health experts highlight the latest scientific research and innovative treatments, offering greater understanding and hope for the millions of people living with this complex, but treatable, disease." --Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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

Summary: Join the cast as they reveal the test kitchen's secrets to foolproof cooking at home. From simple combinations to more complicated ones, these recipes will work the first time you try them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5 AME

Summary: "The film follows a carnival owner, a labor-recruiter, and workers from a small town in Mexico who join the carnival legally on seasonal visas ... an honest on-the-ground portrait of the financial, emotional, and physical challenges they all face"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Media Distribution 2017

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

Summary: Professor Ian Hood is recruited by the British government as its on-call scientist/detective. Along with his female bodyguard, they take on such menaces as rogue cloners, ruthless polluters, and resurgent viruses. Includes four episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Granada International 2006

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

Summary: A confident and powerful leopardess called Olimba rules over an exceptionally large area along Zambia's Luangwa River. She is a formidable hunter, a courageous ruler, and a devoted mother. She has just given birth to two tiny cubs, and as she faces the challenging task of motherhood, it is a constant battle to hunt successfully, to defend her prime territory, and to protect her cubs against...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: Examines entertainer Sammy Davis Jr.'s journey to create his own identity, as a black man who embraced Judaism, through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress; a veteran of increasingly outdated show business traditions, he strove to stay relevant, even as he found himself bracketed by the bigotry of white America and the distaste of black America. Features new interviews with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2019

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

Summary: When celebrated scholar Joseph Campbell sat down with veteran journalist Bill Moyers for a discussion about his life's work, the nation was captivated. The series brought Campbell's theories into popular culture and led to a bestselling companion book. Includes six episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2010

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

Summary: Poldark, the drama that has become a cultural phenomenon, continues for a second season on the stunning beaches of Cornwall. It's 1790 and there is riot and revolution in the air. Ross Poldark, the character redefined by the smoldering Aidan Turner, must fight for his freedom when George Warleggan tries to have him hanged as a revolutionary. While Francis and Elizabeth watch on in horror, can...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV POL

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Po 2

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Poldark 2016

Summary: This PBS miniseries tells the epic history of oil ... how it has dominated global politics, shaken the world economy, and transformed our century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: George Orr is haunted by dreams that become reality. In a world where pollution has destroyed the ice caps and plagues rage unchecked, a psychiatrist sees Orr's power as a way for humanity to escape its bleak fate. But as each attempt to direct Orr's dreaming ends in failure, the doctor's obsession with playing God grows stronger.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Educational Broadcasting Corporation 2000

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI LAT

Summary: Join Bill Moyers for conversations that touch on pressing issues in our post-9/11 world: the increasing politicization of faith, the perceived gulf between science and religion, the tension between tolerance and free expression, and more. Original voices such as Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Martin Amis, and Mary Gordon add a personal dimension as they talk openly about their most heartfelt...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2010

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

Summary: Rick Stevens is your perfect travel partner, guiding you through 60 hours of discoveries in his favorite European cities, villages, and off-the-beaten-path destinations. The complete DVD set brings you every one of Rick's half-hour TV shows- plus his highly acclaimed, hour-long TV specials.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914 RIC

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