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Summary: Using specially developed camera lenses, Nova brings you the most intimate and most spectacular portrayal of a working bee colony ever filmed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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

Summary: Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's technology to recreate five ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe from China to Egypt and take a fresh, "hands-on" look at mankind's greatest cultures and civilizations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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

Summary: Millions remember the countdowns, launchings, splashdowns, and parades as the U.S. raced the USSR to the moon in the 1960s. But few know that both countries also ran parallel space programs, whose covert goal was to launch military astronauts on spying missions. In this program, Nova delves into the untold story of this top-secret space race, which might easily have turned into a shooting war...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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

Summary: The ancient Maya civilization of Central America left behind an intricate and mysterious hieroglyphic script carved on monuments and painted on pottery and bark books. This program highlights the ingenious breakthroughs that cracked the code, unleashing a flood of dramatic new insights about the ancient civilization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2008

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

Summary: Uses interviews, official photos, home movies, and archival footage to explore the factors that shaped America's response to the Holocaust and asks the question "Why didn't America do more?" Looks at America's inaction through the experiences of a Jewish refugee trying to save his parents, and through documented evidence of official policy of the U.S. government.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2005

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

Summary: Discover the latest thinking from solar enthusiasts and skeptics as it investigates cutting-edge research developments. The program introduces viewers to the scientists and businesspeople who are racing to make solar power practical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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

Summary: Home from a two-year assignment in the British Virgin Islands, Inspector Robert Lewis, protégé of the legendary Inspector Morse, returns to Oxford, England in the series pilot, where he is teamed with a brilliant new partner, Detective Sergeant James Hathaway. Lewis barely makes it out of the airport before falling into his first murder investigation. But even if he solves the case, will his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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Summary: Fanny Price goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park and must navigate a labyrinth of intrigues and affairs among the occupants of the house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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

Summary: This documentary focuses attention on the United States' aging population and the many adult children who are undertaking the primary care for their aging parents, underscoring today's struggle to keep parents at home, tensions between siblings and social, cultural and economic issues. Immediately followed by a 30-minute panel discussion with medical correspondent Dr. Art Ulene which offers...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Video 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.8084 CAR

Summary: Changing the course of rivers has changed the course of history. Award-winning author/illustrator, and captivating storyteller, David Macaulay goes to extremes to bring you an unprecedented look at the power of dams. From the banks of the Nile to the top of the Hoover Dam, you'll meet the courageous and ambitious builders, relive the deadly disasters, and discover the little-known personal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBS Boston Video 2000

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

Summary: Tal Ben-Shahar shares principles from his popular "positive psychology" course at Harvard University in this program designed to help viewers bring more happiness and satisfaction into their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2009

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

Summary: The new series picks up where the last story ended - with Havers shot in the line of duty, and Lynley estranged from his wife Helen. How will these traumas affect their ability to do their jobs?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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

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Summary: Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn ... secrets that could destroy her happiness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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Summary: Set in Victorian London, fearless young Sally Lockhart has a mind for numbers and for sleuthing. Recently orphaned Sally is armed with a pearl-handled pistol and her keen mind, uncovers the secrets of her father's death aboard the sunken schooner Lavinia, discovers hidden cursed jewels, and faces England's deadliest villains with bold courage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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

Summary: Examines the discovery of strange and unknown miniature hominid fossil (Homo floresiensis) remains on the island of Flores, Indonesia. Looks at the scientific debate over whether these creatures, nicknamed "hobbits," are a type of dwarf race of humans, possibly suffering from a disease such as microcephaly, or an entirely new species.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2009

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

Summary: Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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

Summary: NOVA's Lord of the Ants profiles soft-spoken Southerner E.O. Wilson, renowned for his scientific study of ants that led to his 1975 book Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, where he put forth the notion that evolutionary principles could explain social behavior throughout the animal kingdom, including in humans. Though sociobiology was a controversial new discipline at the time, today experimental...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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

Summary: Arthur and his friends encounter the joys and difficulties that all kids experience. From keeping secrets to going to the hospital, Arthur manages to handle each situation with imagination, kindness and humor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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Summary: The most autobiographical of Dickens' works, David Copperfield often echoes the writer's own life. It tells a moving story of David's journey from birth to maturity, a journey which inextricably links his life with some of Dickens' most colorful and extraordinary families.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2002

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Summary: "Tells the story of how the longest, most sophisticated electric subway in the world was built"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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

Summary: Follows businessman Peter Robbins' quest to emulate Jules Verne's Captain Nemo and build his own submarine with a panoramic view. Shows how he and his helpers experience challenges, setbacks, and triumphs as they build their submarine without the resources of a big shipyard and using only scavenged or off-the-shelf parts. Shares the thrill of the sub's maiden voyage, an expedition to the depths...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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

Summary: Set in an Edwardian country house in 1912, Downton Abbey portrays the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them. In the drawing rooms, library, and beautiful bedrooms, with their tall windows looking across the park, lives the family, but below stairs are other residents, the servants, as fiercely possessive of their ranks as anyone above.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2011

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOW

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DOW

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DOW RATED NR

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Downton 2011

Summary: "Tells the unforgettable story of the 250,000 teenagers who left their homes and hopped freight trains during the Great Depression"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Summary: Includes 26 episodes of Season 7 of America's Test Kitchen, the public television cooking show filmed in the test kitchens of Cook's illustrated magazine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A La Carte Communications 2007

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

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