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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

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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: This gripping tale of Charles Dickens' classic remains faithful to the spirit of the novel while delivering a modern, thrilling, tragic, and occasionally comic edge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA OLI

Summary: The program traces how decisions made in Washington, D.C. in the immediate aftermath of September 11th led to a robust interrogation policy that laid the groundwork for prisoner abuse in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, and Iraq. The program provides the context for understanding how the rules were confused, how lines of authority were blurred, and what happens when the authorization of "coercive...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Video 2005

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

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Summary: The story of a drug company that pushed opioids by bribing doctors and committing insurance fraud. With the Financial Times, FRONTLINE investigates how Insys Therapeutics profited from a fentanyl-based painkiller 50-100 times stronger than heroin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Three modern families were chosen to learn to survive as if the year is 1883. Using the tools and technology of that time they must make difficult choices and cope with the consequences in the Montana wilderness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD Video 2002

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

Summary: Being big can have its advantages, but it also comes with sizeable challenges. Take the world's largest lizard, the Komodo dragon, whose huge appetite means it must take on prey ten times its weight, or the tallest of them all, the giraffe, who with such a long neck must control immense blood pressure. Nature's biggest beasts must go to extraordinary lengths to thrive. For them, size does matter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2019

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Summary: The lives of nine ambitious young Chinese professionals who are struggling to make it in this very tumultuous and rapidly changing society, defying Eastern cultural traditions in pursuit of more Western values.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2008

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

Summary: Three modern families were chosen to learn to survive as if the year is 1883. Using the tools and technology of that time they must make difficult choices and cope with the consequences in the Montana wilderness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Video 2002

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

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Summary: Scientific genetics, little more than a century old, holds at once the promise of eradicating disease and the threat of altering the very essence of what it means to be human. It traces the dizzying evolution of this new science as researchers race to identify treatments for genetic diseases, such as cancer and sickle cell anemia, and to perfect tools for rewriting DNA.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: "The baby boomer generation is headed for a shock as it hits retirement: boomers will be long on life expectancy but short on income. In addition to Social Security, the pillars of retirement income for Americans have been either lifetime corporate pensions or employee-contribution plans such as 401Ks. But both retirement strategies are in trouble. Buffeted by pension cuts, corporate...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH 2006

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

Summary: Nell Trent lives with her doting grandfather in his London shop. It is a magical place, filled from wall to wall with treasures. Grandfather keeps his nocturnal gambling activities a secret from Nell. He borrows heavily from the evil, profiteering loan shark Daniel Quilp. When Grandfather gambles away what little money they possess, Quilp seizes the opportunity to take possession of their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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

Summary: Through interviews with key government officials, diplomats, soldiers, and survivors, this documentary examines the state-sponsored genocide in Rwanda in 1994. Explores the reasons why the international community and the United States did not intervene as Hutu extremists killed some 800,000 Tutsis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Home Video 2004

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

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: 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 Doc C

Summary: Oxford's Inspector Robert Lewis, protégé of the legendary Inspector Morse, works with his brilliant, but brooding partner, Detective Sergeant James Hathaway. The two try to find a link between a murder in Oxford's Bodleian Library; a burglary gone wrong leads from underground amateur boxing to the now-defunct East German Secret Police; the suicide of Hathaway's old friend test his relationship...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston 2009

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Summary: "RFK, a new biography of Robert Kennedy ... takes as its theme lines from Aeschylus that Kennedy could recite from memory: "He who learns must suffer." RFK is a tragedy in two acts. In part one: The garish sun, Robert Kennedy devotes himself to his glamorous brother John, suppressing his own ambitions for the sake of the Kennedy name. In part two: The awful grace of God, after an assassin's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2004

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

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: This documentary looks not only at how his talent, style and imagination have shaped all of our lives, but also at the influences that shaped and molded the man himself. Through interviews with the people who worked closely with him or chronicled his life, we gain unique insight into what made him tick. In a never before broadcast, exclusive interview, Steve Jobs expounds his own philosophy of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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

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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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Summary: Caillou takes his first airplane and train trips. He also explores his own neighborhood and discovers a whole world waiting for him to discover.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: J DVD Caillou 2003

Summary: What does Martha think about going to school? As soon as she eats alphabet soup kids are going to hear plenty!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2010

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2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV MAR

Summary: A tale of one family's ambition and of Europe's struggle to emerge from the ravages of the Dark Ages. The Medici used charm, skill, and ruthlessness to garner unparalleled wealth and power, ruling Europe for more than 300 years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2009

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

Summary: A documentary film that interviews American pilots who became prisoners of war in Vietnam and shows footage of the prison camps and captured prisoners.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2001

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

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