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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: 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 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: 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: Binky's family adopts a baby girl from China. Binky is excited about preparing for her arrival and visiting China. When Fern's parents give her a cell phone for 'emergencies only,' Fern is uninterested - until Muffy introduces her to the joys of personalized ring tones, texting, and incessant chatting. Brain is the smartest kid in his class, but what his friends don't know is that he was kept...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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

Summary: Presents archeological scholarship from the Holy Land to explore the beginnings of modern religion and the origins of the Hebrew Bible, also known as the Old Testament. This archeological detective story tackles some of the biggest questions in biblical studies: Where did the ancient Israelites come from? Who wrote the Bible, when, and why? How did the worship of one God--the foundation of...

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 BIB

Summary: With soaring prices at the pump and worries about the global greenhouse, it's no laughing matter. But the car guys turn an expert, comic eye on the promise and pitfalls of tomorrow's auto tech.

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 CAR

Summary: This episode interweaves the drama in key moments of Darwin's life with documentary sequences of current research, linking past to present and introducing major concepts of evolutionary theory. It explores why Darwin's "dangerous idea" might matter even more today than it did in his own time, and reveals how science might be used to explain the past and predict the future of life on earth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2001

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

Summary: "Evolution" offers a groundbreaking and definitive view of the extraordinary impact the evolutionary process has had on our understanding of the world around us. Beginning with Darwin's revolutionary theory, this seven-part series explores all facets of evolution--the changes that spawned the tree of life, the power of sex, how evolution continues to affect us every day, and the perceived...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2001

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

Summary: As Britain stands on the brink of WWII, Tom Oakley, a cantankerous old man living a solitary life in a small village becomes the guardian of an 11-year-old evacuee of London. The two develop a bond of friendship that gives them both new hope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH 2005

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV GOO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Goodnight 2005

Summary: Disc 1 is a look at the life and legacy of Julia Child. Discs 2 & 3 contain twelve episodes from the original "French chef" series.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5092 CHI

Summary: "In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, romance novel addict Catherine Morland is invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies. She forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney, but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV NOR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NOR NOT RATED

Summary: Television program that explores the Inca civilization from the perspective of their construction techniques. Archaeological teams use traditional building techniques to test their hypotheses, including the building of a 150-foot suspension bridge using nothing but grass.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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Summary: Scientists and scholars recount the history of in vitro fertilization. Focuses on the pioneering work of Landrum Shettles.

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 TES

Summary: Easy tips on how to select and train the dog in your life from Uncle Matty, the dog trainer to the stars.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Video 2006

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 WOO

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Wives 2006

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

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: Following the death in 2000 of his eponymous mentor in Inspector Morse, Sergeant Lewis was promoted to Inspector and took a two-year sabbatical in the British Virgin Isles. Newly widowed, he now returns to Oxford and soon finds himself in charge of his own murder case. But it is notes that Morse made on an earlier case which help Lewis solve his case.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Granada Television 2006

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

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: "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 NOT RATED

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