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Summary: This 10-part series, with the renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., delves into the genealogy and genetics of famous Americans, combining history and science in a fascinating exploration of race, family and identity in today's America. Professor Gates shakes loose captivating stories and surprises in the family trees of Kevin Bacon, Robert Downey, Jr., Branford...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2012

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

Summary: Filmed over several weeks, "Bergman Island" is an impressively intimate look at the waning hours of one of cinema's true legends. Granted unprecedented access to the man himself, Marie Nyreröd captures stories from Bergman that cover his entire life to that point. Bergman is remarkably candid, whether he's discussing his abusive father or his last directorial effort, Saraband. Even those not...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

Summary: The royal tour is a groundbreaking special, produced and hosted by Peter Greenberg, that will showcase Mexico in a way no visitor has ever seen the country before -- through the eyes of its leader.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.2 Mex

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Summary: Yellowstone National Park is known as the enduring wonder. With its vast forests and magical hot springs, it is a treasure unlike any other Park. Yosemite National Park's valley, which has been gouged by glaciers and water, features magnificent waterfalls like Bridalveil and mountains of majesty such as Three Brothers. The Grand Canyon's ruby and gold layers of granite and limestone tell a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2012

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Summary: Justine Shapiro follows the Blue Ridge Parkway, journeying to Tennessee and the city of Nashville. She visits its famous country music sites and the old plantation home of US President, Andrew Jackson. Justine then hits the legendary Route 66, stopping at a giant cattle auction in Oklahoma City. She then joins the 'Trail of Tears' memorial walk for Native Americans before crossing the Texas...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.1 GLO

Summary: Naturalist and nineteenth century painter, John James Audubon was one of the most remarkable men of early America. The program brings to life his timeless paintings with dazzling footage of the living birds he immortalized, and celebrates visually the natural world he described in his writings. Interviews reveal the man, explore his art, and put his groundbreaking work in modern perspective.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: "Frontline investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. [The film] chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, the Lehman Brothers' collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the $700 billion bailout. The film examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2009

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

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Summary: Walt Disney was uniquely adept at art as well as commerce, a master filmmaker who harnessed the power of technology and storytelling. This new film examines Disney's complex life and enduring legacy. Features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, interviews with biographers and animators, and the designers who helped turn his dream of Disneyland...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WAL RN

Summary: Eugene O'Neill was one of the greatest playwrights in American history. Through his experimental and emotionally probing dramas, he addressed the difficulties of human society with a deep psychological complexity. The program traces his life from his early days in New York to his last years in Boston when he suffered from tremors which kept him from his writing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

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

Summary: "The joy of yoga brings an exhilarating change of pace and style to traditional yoga ..."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment 2001

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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: 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 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: A personal look at the extraordinary life, career, and artistry of Alexander McQueen. Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family, recovered archives, exquisite visuals and music, it is an authentic celebration and thrilling portrait of an inspired yet tortured fashion visionary.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical Entertainment 2018

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Summary: This course explores the development of our knowledge of the solar system from the simple pondering of the motions in the sky to the latest discoveries of modern astrophysics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2008

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 520 NEW
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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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Summary: Families will learn over 200 everyday vocabulary words in American Sign Language. Youngsters will also learn how to read these words in complete English along with helpful audio. This is an excellent resource for babies, toddlers, young children, as well as their families and friends. Vocabulary examples in ASL and spoken/printed English include: mother, friend, don't understand, how many,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Everyday ASL Productions 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 419 AME

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: What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and '40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and Bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon whose ravishing visage was the inspiration for Snow White and Cat Woman and a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system to throw Nazi torpedoes off course during WWII.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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

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

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

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Summary: Afghanistan, immediately post-9/11. Small teams of Green Berets arrive on a series of secret missions to overthrow the Taliban. What happens next is equal parts war origin story and cautionary tale, illuminating the nature and impact of fifteen years of constant combat, with unprecedented access to U.S. Special Forces.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LEG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LEG NOT RATED

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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Summary: On August first, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the iconic University of Texas Tower and opened fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes in what was a previously unimaginable event. This documentary combines archival footage with animated re-enactments of the dramatic day, based entirely on first person testimonies from witnesses, heroes, and survivors, in a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Not enough time in the day to train 'The Biggest Loser' way? Wrong! Whether just beginning or ready to take the fitness up a notch, this six-week program provides three pound-shedding workouts designed to beat the bulge one intensity level at a time. These eight-minute, high-intensity workouts combine the elements needed to maximize calorie burn for a fast, body-blasting workout sure to shed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.7 BIG