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Summary: For the last half of the 20th century, America was consumed by two struggles: the civil rights movement and the cold war. For 30 years, Hubert Humphrey stood at the center of both. And while he never reached his dream of being president, and in fact is most remembered for his 1968 loss to Richard Nixon, Humphrey left behind a legacy few presidents can match. In November of 1977, for the first...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2010

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

Summary: Cuba's unspoiled tropical terrain, closed for decades by a U.S. trade embargo, escaped the commercialization of its Caribbean island neighbors. A title wave of hotels, asphalt, and pollution may be just ahead, if tourism experts are right. Look inside the long-closed paradise to see what the future holds for Cuba's unusual species of amphibians, reptiles, and fresh water fish.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames is widely regarded as America's most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mind-bending variety of other products ... But their personal lives and influence on significant events in American life ... has been less widely understood. Narrated by James...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

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

Summary: Carmen, a beautiful and sultry gypsy, woos the corporal Don José. Their relationship leads to his rejection of his former love, mutiny against his superior, and joining a gang of smugglers. His jealousy when she turns from him to the bullfighter Escamillo leads to murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Deutsche Grammophon 2010

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA CAR

Summary: Rossini's adaptation of the classic Cinderella story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Deutsche Grammophon 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA CEN

Summary: Takes viewers into the secretive world of the largest and least known member of the weasel family, to reveal who this dynamic little "devil" truly is. Hard-wired to endure an environment of scarcity, the wolverine is one of the most efficient and resourceful carnivores on Earth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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