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Summary: The Haitian Revolution represents the only successful slave revolution in history; it created the world's first Black republic. At the forefront of the rebellion was General Toussaint Louverture, an ex-slave whose genius was admired by allies and enemies alike.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

Summary: Through the Wormhole explores the deepest mysteries of existence, the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. The series brings together the brightest minds and best ideas from the very edges of science to reveal the extraordinary truth of our universe, and to raise even more philosophical questions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Science 2014

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

Summary: A two-part series that tells the story of the three monarchs who reigned over Europe's greatest powers at the outbreak of the First World War: Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and King George V of England. The emerging divisions and rivalries between the inter-related houses of Europe brought change, tragedy and personal humiliation. Of the three great Imperial dynasties...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: The Pacific Ocean covers one third of the Earth's surface, holds half of the world's water, and hides the deepest place on the planet. It is a place where huge and iconic, rare and dazzling creatures live, and where creatures yet to be discovered lurk. Filmed in cinematic 4K, the program breaks the boundaries between land and sea to present the Pacific Ocean in a way never seen before.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

Summary: Part 1, The rise of the dog, examines the relationship between dogs and humans, from their initial domestication to the present day. Part 2, Dogs by design, examines the many different breeds of dogs, and how modern technology is changing the science of dog breeding.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2007

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

Summary: Recounts the story of Winston Churchill's challenges in World War I, especially how the disastrous Battle of Gallipoli leds to his disgrace and eventual resignation, and how he sought redemption by taking up active service in the British army; a story told through Churchill's own words in his letters to his wife Clementine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Through the Wormhole explores the deepest mysteries of existence, the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. Who or what are we? Are we alone? How did life begin? What happened before? The series brings together the brightest minds and best ideas from the very edges of science to reveal the extraordinary truth of our universe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam Americas 2011

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

Summary: Follow Queen Elizabeth II's remarkable life, from her youth to her uncle Edward VIII's stunning abdication, and her father's coronation as King George VI. She defines the role of a modern monarch, leading the Royal Family and her subjects through the challenges of post-war reconstruction, decolonization, conflicts in South Africa, Northern Ireland and The Falklands, and the difficult days after...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: How did the Earth transform from a hot ball of molten rock and metal into the planet that we call home? How did our continents and oceans grow? Where did our great mountain ranges come from? The geological processes that have shaped our world have also influenced the way humans have populated the planet. From the Great Lakes to Iceland, the San Andreas Fault to Krakatoa, this series reveals the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arts and Entertainment Network 2009

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

Summary: The groundbreaking series returns, exploring the next phase of human colonization on Mars. Blending powerful drama, action, and visual effects, with insightful interviews featuring leading space-science innovators and thinkers -- such as Elon Musk, Andy Weir, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Kim Stanley Robinson -- MARS explores the perils and promise of the next great frontier.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: "The film vividly portrays key moments in Martin Luther's story. The massive lightning storm that nearly killed him, the bleak self-punishment of his time in the monastery, the corruption that unleashed his anger, the theological breakthrough that reset Christian thought, his trial before the most powerful man in Europe, the staged kidnapping that helped him escape the death penalty, and his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2017

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

Summary: Hosted by Rudy Maxa. Enjoy the cuisine, culture and sights of Hong Kong and Bangkok with Rudy as he tours, tastes and travels the exotic Orient.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.04 RUD

Summary: Travel journalist Rudy Maxa and Washington, D.C. restaurateur Daisuke Utagawa present three episodes that highlight three distinct regions of Japan, focusing on the nation's food and food producers. From the ramen of the northern island of Hokkaido, to the sushi of Tokyo, to the Wagyu beef raised on the southern island of Kyushu, food is a window on the soul of Japan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.2 RUD

Summary: In a new age of information, rapid innovation, and globalization, how can children be prepared to compete? Discover how the new science of learning can help reimagine the future of education for all children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: Christopher Kimball and his friends from America's test kitchen demonstrate carefully tested recipes offering tips for perfect results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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: Amateur British bakers compete in a series of weekly baking challenges, with each episode introducing a new technical skill and a challenge in each of three categories: Sigature Bake, to test creative flair and basic baking ability; Technical Bake, in which contestants are given basic recipes consisting of an ingredients list and minimal instruction; and Showstopper Bake, designed to display...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: Summer is here, and for the Robertson's that means more pranks, parties, and, for Korie, planning for John Luke's big wedding. While the guys are busy bowling, golfing, and goofing, Korie finds shopping for engagement presents not so easy with Si and Kay along for the ride. As Jase and the gang attempt to work as a NASCAR pit crew, Korie and Willie take to the courts challenging John Luke and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: This season follows the Robertson family as they conquer new milestones while showcasing their down-home Southern charm. Willie and Korie celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary as well as introduce fans to their newly adopted son, Rowdy. Additionally, Jase's son Reed surprises his girlfriend with a marriage proposal in New York City, Si goes to court to fight a parking ticket, Sadie checks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Television Networks 2016

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

Summary: "Experience the intrigue, scandal, excitement and chaos of the most dominant empire in the history of western civilization as History journeys back to the age of Caesar"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2010

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

Summary: New research has shown that crows are among the most intelligent animals in the world, able to use tools as only elephants and chimpanzees do, able to recognize each other's voices and 250 distinct calls. Crow experts from around the world sing their praises, and present us with captivating new footage of crows as we have never seen them before.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2010

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

Summary: The 11-part BBC series is narrated by Sir David Attenborough and organized so that each 50-minute episode covers a specific geographical region and/or wildlife habitat (mountains, caves, deserts, shallow seas, seasonal forests, etc.) until the entire planet has been represented.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD PLA

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