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Summary: Presents 37 diverse artists working in the United States today, taking viewers behind the scenes and beyond the museum or gallery experience. Go into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art21, Inc. 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Portrait of a great artist and ardent environmentalist-for whom life and art, photography and wilderness, creativity and communication, love and expression, were inextricably connected."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD Video 2002

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

Summary: An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "In this elegant, penetrating and moving portrait of the United States Congress, filmmaker Ken Burns profiles an American institution whose ideals and actions affect us all. Narrated by David McCullough, the program employs historic film footage and interviews with insiders" including David Broker, Alistair Cooke and Cokie Roberts to detail the personalities, events and issues that have...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

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

Summary: Explores the period between the 16th and 19th centuries in Japan by examining the lives of shoguns, samurais, geishas, and the very few westerners allowed into Japan . Japan was then a world unto itself, closed to outsiders, and ruled by shoguns with absolute control. During this period, Japan transitioned from chaos and violence to a land of ritual refinement and peace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: The startling true story of Kurt Gerron, a beloved German-Jewish actor, director and cabaret star in Berlin in the 1920's and '30's. He was captured and sent to a concentration camp where he was ordered to write pro-Nazi propaganda films.

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 PRI

Summary: Based on the book The Inner Game of Tennis, by W. Timothy Gallway, Tennis: The Inner Game aims to show new techniques to unleash one's true potential in the game.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.342 TEN

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: A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa.

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 AFR

Summary: Destination America looks at the driving forces that have compelled individuals to immigrate to America and, in particular, the immigration of women who have come to this country in search of opportunity and basic human rights denied them in their homelands.

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 DES

Summary: Learn how one man reluctantly took on the most powerful institution of his day and won. Martin Luther is credited with expounding a new vision of man's relationship with God and, by extension, a redefinition of man's relationship with authority. Filmed across Europe -- from the rustic rural Germany to the opulence of the Vatican City -- you'll witness the collapse of the medieval world and the...

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 MAR

Summary: Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WAR RATED NR

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

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

Summary: Based on the book The Inner Game of Golf, by W. Timothy Gallway, Golf: The Inner Game aims to show new techniques to unleash one's true potential in the game.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.352 GOL

Summary: Part one follows the trail of a medical mystery which began in 1981 when five gay men in Los Angeles were diagnosed with a deadly new disease. Traces the international response in the first years of the epidemic, contrasting moments of inspirational leadership with the tragedy of missed opportunities. Reveals the astounding spread of the infection to over 70 million infections in 2006. Part...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

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

Summary: "Meet contemporary artists at work and speaking in their own words- direct, accessible, and unfiltered ... This unique four-hour series spotlights 17 artists working in the United States today, and invites viewers behind the working in scenes to see artists at work in their homes, communities, and unexpected sites- from an old-growth forest to a military base to a film set. The artists,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art21, Inc. 2007

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

Summary: "This award-winning program by filmmaker Ken Burns recaptures all the drama, the struggles and the personal tragedies behind this greatest of all achievements of America's industrial age. As this fascinating program reveals, it was the largest bridge of its era, marked by enormous construction problems and ingenious solutions."--Publisher's website.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: Join Caillou and his mommy as they discover new and interesting things when they go outside.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Kids 2010

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

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: PBS Home Video 2011

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

Summary: "Craft in America is an exploration into the hearts and minds of artisans devoted to a diverse array of mediums -- from furniture making and basket weaving to pottery and metalsmithing. Each episode reveals that craft has earned itself a place within the realm of fine art"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Craft in America, Inc. 2007

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

Summary: Uncertain of her future but unwilling to sacrifice her freedom, Bathsheba rejects the proposal of Gabriel Oak only to become his employer. Still in love, Gabriel can only watch as Bathsheba flirts with her neighbor, Mr. Boldwood unleashing a passionate obsession within the reserved Boldwood. Both men forsake their hearts, however, upon the arrival of the dashing soldier Frank Troy. Despite...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2012

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

Summary: George Washington, was a social climber, land-hungry Virginia surveyor, and military officer who often blamed others for his own errors. He gradually built a reputation as a gentleman by educating himself in the classics and sciences, entering politics, and marrying one of the wealthiest women in Virginia. The battle of Trenton changed everything with a victory both for America and Washington...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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

Summary: Examines the emotional and legal aftermath of divorce, seeking to find out: What's best for the kids? Explores the pros and cons of joint physical custody, looks at efforts to reform how custody is decided in the current judicial system, and examines how divorce education programs are helping both parents and kids.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twin Cities Public Television 2006

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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In the highly competitive, hot-house atmosphere of the Regency house party, marriage, money, and morals are all up for grabs. For nine sunny summer weeks, a group of eligible men and women take up residence in a magnificent English country estate to live exactly as they did two centuries ago - including the social hierarchy, the lavish lifestyle, the backroom intrigues, and the intricate...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wall to Wall Television Ltd. 2004

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

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