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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

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

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

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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

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

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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: Produced by Cook Group Incorporated and Star of Indiana, Blast! brings together 68 brass, percussion and visual performers in a unique explosion of music and theatre. Born on athletic fields across the nation, Blast! is a novel art form evolved from the showmanship of outdoor pageantry. Blast! is a musical spectacle; it is music in motion. Ranging from classical to the blues, it is jazz, rock...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2001

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BLA

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 2004

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

Summary: A portrait of the most famous and controversial artist of the second half of the twentieth century. Explores the complete spectrum of Warhol's artistic output, from the late 1940s to his death in 1987.

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 AND

Summary: "Go behind the scenes to meet today's most fascinating contemporary artists in Season Three of the Emmy-nominated ART:21--ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY documentary series. Unparalleled in access to today's young artists, this unique series takes viewers into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art 21, Inc. 2005

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

Summary: Explores the history of global finance and explains worldwide economic fundamentals and impacts.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2009

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

Summary: Explore how William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create a myth that endures even today. Features the life of the master showman who became part of American history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Home Video 2008

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

Summary: Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

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 CIV

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: Filmed over three years, The farmer's wife presents the travails of a Nebraska farmer and his wife as they struggle to preserve both their farm and their marriage.

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 FAR

Summary: An intimate look at William Shakespeare and his world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya International Vision 2003

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

Summary: Episode 1. Jazz is born in New Orleans at the turn of the century emerging from several forms of music including ragtime, marching bands, work songs, spirituals, creole music, funeral parade music and above all, the blues. Musicians profiled here who advanced early jazz are Buddy Bolden, Jelly Roll Morton, Sidney Bechet, Freddie Keppard, and musicians of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

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

Summary: The story of a callous monarch, swept to her death in the torrent of the French Revolution. It is also the tale of a fragile young woman struggling to find herself during one of the most turbulent moments in human history.

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 MAR

Summary: A series of unusual stories about chickens. Ranges from a woman who revived a chicken with CPR, a man who raises chickens for his own consumption, a woman who keeps a pet chicken, a group of suburbanites who banded together to stop a neighborhood rooster raiser, a headless rooster, and a man who's life changing experience comes when he sees one of his chickens protect her chicks from a hawk.

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 NAT

Summary: Secrets of the Manor House looks beyond the fiction to the truth of how life was in these ancient British houses, and how mounting financial, political and social pressures were about to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2012

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

Summary: Be introduced to the wonders of the night sky, making casual stargazing or serious amateur astronomy a part of your life. Follows in the footsteps of Timothy Ferris' prior PBS specials The Creation of the Universe and Life Beyond Earth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2007

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

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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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SKI

Summary: "Thomas Lynch, 58, is a writer and a poet. He's also a funeral director in a small town in central Michigan where he and his family have cared for the dead -- and the living -- for three generations. For the first time, Lynch agreed to allow cameras inside Lynch & Sons, giving FRONTLINE producers Miri Navasky and Karen O'Connor rare, behind-the-scenes access -- from funeral arrangements to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2007

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Summary: The in-depth and intimate story of one of the most important African Americans to live in the first half of the 20th century. Tells the story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the most coveted title in all of sports - Heavyweight Campion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2005

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

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