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  • Film, Video
    Ready for what? preparing for disaster in the 21st Century DVD-R. Also available via World Wide Web; DivX viewer required. "Island topics #64"--Micronesian Seminar WWW site.
    • Date: 2010
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    Not the Same Old(Folk) Song and Dance: Field Recordings in the European Communities of the United States videorecording | videorecording; 52 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). July 27, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Barton, Matthew - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Auf Wiedersehen : 'til we meet again
    'til we meet again | Until we meet again Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    "Author and activist Linda Mills pries open the darkly guarded doors of history as she takes her comedic son and opinionated mother to Vienna, Austria where they discover an astonishing array of collaborators, victims, and unlikely heroes in a startlingly humorous adventure spanning from World War II to 9/11"--Container.
    • Contributor: Mills, Linda G. - Dilg, Brian - Goodrich, Peter - Mills, Ann - Spicy Icy Productions - Ruth Diskin Films (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
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    Problem-solving therapy / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available "In Problem-Solving Therapy, Drs. Arthur Nezu and Christine Maguth Nezu demonstrate their positive, goal-oriented approach to treatment. Problem-solving therapy is a cognitive-behavioral intervention geared to improve an individual's ability to cope with stressful life experiences. The underlying assumption of this approach is that symptoms of psychopathology can often be understood as the negative consequences of ineffective or maladaptive coping."
    • Date: 2009
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    Sick around America /
    Sick around America : Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    As the worsening economy leads to massive job losses--potentially forcing millions more Americans to go without health insurance--Frontline travels the country examining the nation's broken health care system and explores the need for a fundamental overhaul. This film dissects the private insurance system, a system that not only fails to cover 46 million Americans, but also leaves millions more under-insured and at risk of ...
    • Date: 2009
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    At the center of the world: Hyannis Port and the presidency of John F. Kennedy /
    Hyannis Port and the presidency of John F. Kennedy Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    "Commissioned by the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum Foundation, this documentary weaves together rarely seen film with interviews from people who were there during that special time. The museum looks at the life and times of President Kennedy and his family on Cape Cod"--Container.
    • Date: 2008
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    Mysterious China. Land of legends /
    Land of legends Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Hubei Province in subtropical central China dates back to the 7th century BC, when it was home to the powerful state of CHU. The epic history includes the heartbreaking tale of Mulan and the evolution of Wudang Kung Fu. Today, Hubei is home to the Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydro electric plant in the world. It is also rich in history and time ...
    • Date: 2010
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    Agenda: grinding America down /
    Grinding America down Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    "When Idaho legislator Curtis Bowers wrote a 'letter to the editor' about the drastic changes in America's culture, it became the feature story on the evening news, people protested at the Capitol, and for weeks the local newspapers were filled with responses. He realized then, he'd hit on something. Ask almost anyone and you'll hear, 'Communism is dead! The Berlin Wall came down.' Though ...
    • Date: 2010
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    The cove / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available In a sleepy lagoon off the coast of Japan is a highly guarded secret. During the night, Taiji fishermen engage in an unseen hunt for thousands of dolphins. The work is so horrifying, the fishermen will stop at nothing to keep it hidden from the outside world. When a team of elite activists, filmmakers, and free-divers embark on a secret mission to penetrate their ...
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Sesame Street. Firefly fun and buggy buddies /
    Firefly fun and buggy buddies Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Join your Sesame Street friends for fun stories and segments all about bugs. Telly and Baby Bear try to figure out how to catch a firefly. But once they finally do, they realize the little bug seems sad. Oscar's pet worm Slimey wants to get a pet bug at the Bug-a-Wee Bug Shelter; and a favorite Elmo's World episode all about bugs.
    • Date: 2010
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    Protect voting rights: renew the VRA. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available "The Voting Rights Act is designed to ensure that every American has the right to vote 'with no ifs, ands or buts.' But the battle for equal opportunity is not yet over"--Container.
    • Date: 2005
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    The last man on Earth /
    Ultimo uomo della terra Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The only survivor of a worldwide plague that wipes out the entire population fights for his life when the victims come back to life from their graves, thirsting for his blood.
    • Contributor: Swanson, Logan - Leicester, William F. - Lippert, Robert L. - Salkow, Sidney - Sawtell, Paul - Shefter, Bert - Price, Vincent - Bettoia, Franca - Danieli, Emma - Rossi-Stuart, Giacomo - Matheson, Richard - Associated Producers - Produzioni La Regina - Legend Films (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008
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    Secrets of Althorp: the Spencers / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available This film focuses on Althorp, the ancestral home of the Spencer family since the 16th century. The interior of the house is generally considered its strongest asset as the Spencer family has assembled an impressive collection of portrait art including several pieces painted by the Flemish master Anthony van Dyck. Diana, Princess of Wales, is buried on the estate.
    • Contributor: Uscinska, Kasia - West, Samuel - Pioneer Productions - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Secrets of the manor house /
    Inside British country homes in the early 1900's Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Secrets of the manor house looks beyond the fiction to the truth of how life was in these ancient British houses, and how mounting financial, political and social pressures were about to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants.
    • Contributor: Ward, Susannah - West, Samuel - Pioneer Productions - Pbs Home Video - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012
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    Secrets of the dead. China's terracotta warriors /
    China's terracotta warriors Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The story of China's 8,000 terracotta warriors begins two centuries before the birth of Christ. The First Emperor of China was preparing an extravagant tomb for his journey into the afterlife, and decreed that he be protected forever by a monumental army. Since then no one has seen these ancient warriors in their original splendor, brightly painted and fully armed, ready to protect their ...
    • Contributor: Schreiber, Liev - Natural History New Zealand Ltd - Wnet (Television Station : New York, N.Y.) - Wnet.org - National Geographic Channel (Television Station : Washington, D.C.) - Pbs Home Video - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
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    Secrets of the dead. Mumbai massacre /
    Mumbai massacre Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Relates the perspective of victims and survivors of the Mumbai terrorist attack of November 26, 2008. Depicts the events of 60 hours broadcast live to the world via cell phones and Internet, text and Twitter, showing how social media became a silent witness and simultaneously transformed news as it happened.
    • Contributor: Pitt, Victoria - Ogilvie, Andrew - Quesnelle, Andrea - Craig, Phil - Schreiber, Liev - Electric Pictures (Firm) - Furnace Limited - Wnet (Television Station : New York, N.Y.) - Screen Australia - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Secrets of the dead. Slave ship mutiny
    Slave ship mutiny Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The Meermin set sail from Madagascar en route to South Africa in 1766 with a Dutch crew and human cargo, slaves bound for hard labor building the Dutch colony, Cape Town. The slaves, led by a man named Massavana, mutinied and managed to overpower the Dutch crew. The ship ended up wrecked on a beach 200 miles east of Cape Town. This program tracks ...
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Joe - Young, Nic - Pechel, Katharina - Schreiber, Liev - Off the Fence Productions - Wnet (Television Station : New York, N.Y.) - Association Relative À La Télévision Européenne - Wnet.org - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    The Amish: shunned / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The Amish intercuts historical analysis with contemporary footage to provide an unprecedented look at this highly private, little understood, and utterly unique community whose beliefs raise important questions about religious liberty in American life.
    • Contributor: Wiser, Callie Taintor - Cragg, Tim - Jurriaans, Saunder - Bensi, Danny - Five O'clock Films - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014
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    10 buildings that changed America /
    Ten buildings that changed America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    10 Buildings That Changed America tells the stories of ten influential works of architecture, the people who imagined them, and the way these landmarks ushered in innovative cultural shifts throughout our society. These 10 Buildings represent architects who dared to strike out on their own and design radical new types of buildings that permanently altered our environmental and cultural landscape.
    • Contributor: Protess, Dan - Baer, Geoffrey - Wttw (Television Station : Chicago, Ill.) - Window to the World Communications, Inc - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
  • Film, Video
    The best of Bluegrass Underground /
    Best of Bluegrass Underground (Season One) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Television broadcast compilation of performances from the weekly concert Bluegrass Underground, taped 333 feet below ground in the Volcano Room of Tennessee's Cumberland Caverns. The performances are also aired on a radio program, also called Bluegrass Underground. This compilation is from season one of the television series.
    • Contributor: Yockey, James Burton - Mayo, Todd - Jarrell, Todd - Hoge, Will - Farris, Mike - Montgomery, Monte - Scott, Darrell - Earle, Justin Townes - Skaggs, Ricky - Cherryholmes (Musical Group) ... Yockey, James Burton - Mayo, Todd - Jarrell, Todd - Hoge, Will - Farris, Mike - Montgomery, Monte - Scott, Darrell - Earle, Justin Townes - Skaggs, Ricky - Cherryholmes (Musical Group) - McCrary Sisters (Musical Group) - Mountain Heart (Musical Group) - 18 South (Musical Group) - Farewell Drifters (Musical Group) - John Cowan Band - Kentucky Thunder (Musical Group) - Todd Squared, Llc - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
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    Jake Shimabukuro: life on four strings /
    Life on four strings Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Follows Hawaiian ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro on a nine-month tour throughout the U.S. and Japan. The documentary was filmed at concert halls, elementary schools, senior care centers, and in Sendai, the small town in Japan that was ravaged by the March 2011 tsunami. Home video footage, family photos, and interviews with family and friends also document Jake's rise to international fame.
    • Contributor: Shimabukuro, Jake - Nakamura, Tadashi - Young, Donald - Anthony, Naʻalehu - Center for Asian American Media - Pacific Islanders in Communications - Palikū Documentary Films - Pbs Hawaii - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Frederick Law Olmsted : designing America / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available A biography of the man who made public parks an essential part of American life. He made enormous contributions to the American landscape, believing a park was both a work of art and a necessity for urban life. Olmsted's efforts to preserve nature created an "environmental ethic" decades before the environmental movement became a force in American politics.
    • Contributor: Hott, Lawrence R. - Garey, Diane - Chowder, Ken - Channing, Stockard - Scott, Campbell - Rybczynski, Witold - Beveridge, Charles E. - Wned-Tv (Television Station : Buffalo, N.Y.) - Florentine Films - Hott Productions - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014
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    Vaccines, calling the shots / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Diseases that were largely eradicated in the U.S. a generation ago, including whooping cough, measles, mumps, are returning, in part because nervous parents are skipping their children's shots. This takes viewers around the world to track epidemics, explore the science behind vaccinations, and shed light on the risks of opting out. The vast majority of Americans, more than 90%, vaccinate their children. Yet many ...
    • Contributor: Pemberton, Sonya - Washington, Sharon - Fensterszaub, Simon - Efron, Daryl - Geschwind, Daniel H. - Larson, Heidi - Middleman, Amy - Nossal, G. J. V. (Gustav Joseph Victor) - Offit, Paul A. - Zikmund-Fisher, Brian J. ... Pemberton, Sonya - Washington, Sharon - Fensterszaub, Simon - Efron, Daryl - Geschwind, Daniel H. - Larson, Heidi - Middleman, Amy - Nossal, G. J. V. (Gustav Joseph Victor) - Offit, Paul A. - Zikmund-Fisher, Brian J. - Dasent, Peter - Tangled Bank Studios, Llc - Wgbh (Television Station : Boston, Mass.) - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014
  • Film, Video
    1964 /
    1964 | Nineteen sixty-four | Nineteen hundred sixty-four Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's campaign for the presidency; the year that Americans learned smoking was bad for their health and Cassius Clay became Mohammad Ali; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the assassination of their president. Based ...
    • Contributor: Ives, Stephen - Pollak, Amanda - Platt, Oliver - Margolis, Jon - American Experience Films - Insignia Films - Wgbh (Television Station : Boston, Mass.) - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014
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    The path to violence : making our schools safer /
    Making our schools safer Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ever since the wake-up call that was Columbine, schools and law enforcement have developed multiple strategies to prevent attacks. Indeed, the horror of Newtown needs to be seen in a context that's not defined by defeat. Remarkably, more than 120 school assaults have been thwarted in the past ten years. But, while security hardware and physical barriers can play a deterrent role, it's been ...
    • Contributor: Slobogin, Kathy - Lindsay, Jim - Nutting, Meredith - Rosenbaum, Jill - Waterston, Sam - Ballow, Barbara - Jwm Productions - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013