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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: Started in 1933 by President Franklin Roosevelt as part of the New Deal, the CCC was used as a way to not only help unemployed Americans, but to help conserve some of the country's forests and parks. Over the next ten years it would employ over 3 million men who planted trees, fought fires, and helped their families financially. Features interviews and archived footage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2010

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

Summary: The world of penguins: Presents the life of penguins and how they solve the problem of living in two worlds, in the sea where they spend most of their lives swimming and feeding, moving so gracefully, and their return to land each year to breed and to moult. A sea otter story: warm hearts and cold water: The Monterey Bay Aquarium is a haven for orphaned otter pups where the staff teaches these...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2005

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

Summary: Examines immigration policy under both the Trump and Obama administrations, investigates the origins of zero tolerance, and reveals the journeys and voices of children who were separated from their parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: The definitive documentary of America's pastime, baseball. Through a skillful blend of still photographs, film footage, interviews and voice overs, the the history of "The Game" is brought to life. Covering the period from the 1840's to 1994 (just before the strike), the high and low moments, heroes and villains are explored and examined, providing an in-depth, informative, and enthralling look...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Broadcasting Service 2000

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

Summary: Review the story of how women have helped shape America over the last fifty years through one of the most sweeping social revolutions in American history, in pursuit of their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity, and personal autonomy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2013

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

Summary: Join Bill Moyers for conversations that touch on pressing issues in our post-9/11 world: the increasing politicization of faith, the perceived gulf between science and religion, the tension between tolerance and free expression, and more. Original voices such as Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Martin Amis, and Mary Gordon add a personal dimension as they talk openly about their most heartfelt...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2010

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

Summary: Explore the life of Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen, whose visionary buildings include St. Louis's Gateway Arch and the General Motors Technical Center in Michigan. Travel with his son as he showcases the architect's body of timeless work, which continues to inspire amongst renewed interest in 20th century architects and artists who exploded the constraints of the past to create a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Ruby Ridge is a riveting account of the event that helped give rise to the modern American militia movement.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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Summary: The intricate dance of life continues in this heartwarming drama series about two long-lost childhood sweethearts and the 60 years of baggage they bring to their better-late-than-never marriage. How will newlyweds Alan and navigate a startling revelation about Alan's past? And how will their adult daughters, Gillian and Caroline, deal with happiness and tragedy in their even more complicated...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2015

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV La 3

Summary: He's the most-watched sleuth in the history of PBS's Mystery! David Suchet stars as the dapper, diminutive Belgian who solves the most serpentine cases with the sharpest of minds and the driest of wits.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ITV Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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

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: "Honeybees first appeared on earth around 80 million years ago, and from the beginning have played a key role in our survival. Most fruit trees and vegetable species are entirely dependent on bees to produce, and there is no commercially viable artificial replacement for natural pollination. In the past year up to 80% of the honeybees in the US have vanished. The massive die-offs, first...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2008

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

Summary: Thomas Cromwell is a brutal blacksmith's son who rises from the ashes of personal disaster and deftly picks his way through a court where 'man is wolf to man.' King Henry VIII is obsessed with protecting the Tudor dynasty by securing his succession with a male heir to the throne. Told from Cromwell's perspective, "Wolf Hall" follows the complex machinations and back room dealings of this...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Towards zero: Eyebrows arch when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Nevile Strange arrives with his attractive new wife, even though the first wife is also attending. Miss Marple observes the tightly wound group as they holiday by the sea, sensing the sexual tensions and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2007

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

Summary: Profiles twelve contemporary artists from three urban centers: Berlin, Johannesburg, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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Summary: Jean is hoping for grandchildren from her daughters and Lional is visited by a man who claims to be his son. In the second half involves unwanted help to childless couples.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DLT Entertainment Uk 2005

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

Summary: Frontline teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for terminally ill patients. In conjunction with Gawande's new book, Being Mortal, the film explores the relationships between doctors and patients nearing the end of life, and shows how many doctors, including himself, struggle to talk honestly and openly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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

Summary: Could lab-grown organs and body parts one day become a common solution for eliminating disease and rejuvenating the body? This classic episode of Scientific American Frontiers examines methods for re-engineering human anatomy, including not only artificial organ cultivation and retinal implants but also advances in nerve regeneration to treat spinal cord injuries. Host Alan Alda looks at nerve...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2001

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Summary: Will replacing a body part be as easy as replacing a light bulb some day? In Body Building, a part of the PBS Scientific American Frontiers series, host Alan Alda journeys behind the scenes with MIT's Robert Langer for a remarkable window into the current scientific advances in repair and replacement of damaged human body parts. The program follows scientists and researchers as they experiment...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2002

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Summary: Caillou, Mommy and Rosie go to the park, where they join Leo and Clementine. Caillou accidentally breaks Clementine's bucket. Caillou offers his bucket to replace the broken one and they all work together to build a sand castle. Children learn about: considering the feelings of friends; playground safety; the importance of tied shoelaces.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: In the fourth season North Carolina celebrity chef Vivian Howard tackles a variety of ingredients including spring onions, watermelons, peas, cabbage, rabbit, catfish, sunchokes, ham hocks, and mayonnaise. This season also follows Vivian as she travels to Oregon's Feast Portland, attends to the details of writing and releasing her first cookbook, and deals with staff changes at her restaurant.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD CHE NOT RATED

Summary: Survey the history of art, from antiquity to the present, on a global scale. The nine-part series reveals the role art and creative imagination have played in forging humanity, and introduces viewers to works of beauty, ingenuity, and illumination across cultures. Narrated by Liev Schreiber.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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Summary: This animated program centers on a small New England community similar to Pawtucket, Rhode Island, where Samuel Slater established America's first textile mill. Live action hosted by David Macaulay, takes viewers from Manchester, England, to Lowell, Massachusetts, explaining technological changes that transformed the making of textiles, a key component of the Industrial Revolution that swept...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2001

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