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Summary: Rockets are becoming cheaper and more powerful than before thanks to new technologies. As companies make space more accessible and NASA returns to crewed spaceflight, a new era of space exploration seems to be on the horizon. But will this seeming rocket Renaissance become just more than hype? NOVA explores the latest rocket technologies and the growing role private citizens may have in space.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Set in England in the years leading up to the First World War, Downton Abbey tells the story of a complicated community. The house has been home to the Crawley family for many generations, but it is also where their servants live, and plan, and dream, and they are as fiercely jealous of their rank as anyone. Some of them are loyal to the family and committed to Downton as a way of life, others...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE DOW

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 DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SKI

Summary: Talks about the 83 year construction process and the mission of what has become a house of God for all people. Gives highlights of its history from the vision that started it to the decisions that shaped its progress.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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

Summary: A two-hour film about "the talk" that parents have with their children of color (primarily boys) to teach them how to act around the police in order to remain safe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: The first program observes the Red panda and Giant panda (one of the world's most endangered mammals) in their natural habitat, the bamboo forest of China's "Mountains of the Sleeping Dragon" a national panda reserve. The second program features the San Diego Zoo's challenge to successfully breed and raise a Giant Panda in captivity. Spotlighted is Hua Mei the baby panda and staff from the San...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2003

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

Summary: Sir David Attenborough drops in for tea at the modest suburban home of Neville and Sally Hollingworth, both amateur fossil hunters in southern England. He's there to look at some of the unusual objects that decorate their living room, including giant tusks and massive molars that belonged to extinct mammoths and a hand-axe shaped by Neanderthals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: Presents a history of cancer, from ancient times to the present day. Includes stories of contemporary patients and examines the latest scientific research which might indicate that we are on the brink of a lasting cure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD 616.99 Cancer

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

Summary: Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

Summary: Examines the national public health threat posed by Alzheimer's disease, which erodes memory, thinking, and physical ability. Experts present evidence that unless a cure is found soon, the disease will have serious impact on the U.S. economy, bankrupting Medicare and Medicaid as well as millions of Americans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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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: 2013

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

Summary: Chasing the moon reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation, upending much of the mythology surrounding the effort. The series recasts the Space Age as scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle, visionary impulses and personal drama. Utilizing overlooked and lost archival material, the film features a cast of characters who played key roles in these historic events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

Summary: A drama about the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London during the 1950s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2018

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ca 7

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2018

Summary: Agatha Christie's brilliant Belgian detective is on the case in the first series of the hit PBS mystery. Fan favorite David Suchet stars as the dapper sleuth who solves the thorniest of cases with his formidable intellect. Set in glittering 1930s Europe, these remastered adaptations capture every splendid detail of the Art Deco era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ITV Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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

Summary: Six episodes combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passion of their celebrated hosts (Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Trevor Nunn, Joely Richardson, and David Tennant) to tell the story behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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

Summary: Dr. Lucy Worsley explores the royal wardrobes of our kings and queens over the last 400 years, from Elizabeth I to the present Queen Elizabeth II, explaining how the royal wardrobe is a carefully orchestrated piece of theater managed by the royals themselves to control the right image and project the right message to their subjects. Royal fashion is, and always has been, as much about politics...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Lucy Worsley re-stages the wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, including the most important elements of the ceremony and the celebrations, scouring archival materials and Queen Victoria's diaries for the details. Lucy also tells the story of Victoria and Albert's courtship and engagement as she reveals how this one extraordinary event helped to invent modern marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2019

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

Summary: Examine the world's most extraordinary wildlife living in the newest and fastest changing habitat on the planet - cities. The innovative three-part series features a diverse cast of animals that are adjusting to this new world better than predicted, not only applying their natural born skills and abilities to life in the city, but also making amazing physical or behavioral adaptations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Investigates the death of Michelle O'Connell, found dead in 2010 by her boyfriend, Jeremy Banks, a St. Augustine, Florida deputy sheriff on the night that she broke up with him. Follows an investigation into the cause of death, originally ruled a suicide.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: In Europe's highest mountain range, discover how Eurasian lynx, golden eagles, ibex, griffon vultures and other animals face extreme seasonal fluctuations from thunderstorms to avalanches in an epic two-part documentary event. On every mountain slope, ridge or meadow, a natural world drama plays out as animals fight for survival in the Alps.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2021

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

Summary: American horses are icons. Each breed has a unique story to tell, and each story is a deep part of the American experience. Grounded in historical moments, charismatic people, and singular places, the program takes viewers on a journey tracing the emergence of these remarkable horses.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2022

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD AME

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

Summary: Explores the insular religious community, whose intense faith and adherence to 400-year-old traditions have by turns captivated and baffled Americans for more than a century. The film examines the beliefs, lifestyle, and history of the Amish, as well as their complex relationship to mainstream American culture. Beautifully and lyrically photographed, The Amish is part history, part...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD Am

Summary: Professor Darius Arya explores the hidden secrets of three of the most fascinating cities of the ancient world: Athens, Cairo, and Istanbul. The latest 3D imaging technology allows viewers to see the architectural jewels of these cities as they've never been seen before.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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

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