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Janson Media

Overview
Works: 334 works in 535 publications in 1 language and 22,292 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Travelogues (Television programs)  Educational films  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Children's television programs  Biography  Educational television programs  Children's films 
Roles: prn, Assignee, Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 973.7115
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Most widely held works about Janson Media
 
Most widely held works by Janson Media
Whispers of angels : a story of the underground railroad( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defiant, brave, and free, the great abolitionists Thomas Garrett, William Still and Harriet Tubman, along with hundreds of lesser known and nameless opponents of slavery, formed a Corridor of Courage stretching from Maryland's eastern shore through the length of Delaware to Philadelphia and beyond - making the Underground Railroad a real route to freedom for enslaved Americans before the Civil War. Long-format interviews with prominent historians blend with dramatic reenactment to create a powerful story about the fight to end slavery
B-17 flying legend( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary examines the importance of WWII's most famous airplane and raises awareness about the importance of keeping the remaining B-17s flying for generations to come. It covers the history of the airplane and the stories of brave men who flew them, and looks at the people today who struggle to keep these flying museums in operation
Chartres Cathedral : a sacred geometry by John Marin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film exploring the famous Chartres Cathedral in France
The Vatican museums( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of the Vatican Museums and five hundred years of papal art collecting
The last ridge : the uphill battles of the 10th Mountain Division( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the remarkable story of the legendary alpine fighting force known as the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division. Their claim to fame began during World War II when the U.S. Army advanced on the Germans who were entrenched in Italy's heavily fortified mountaintops. After a large loss, the U.S. Army brass calls in the the 10th. Also looks at the current 10th as it continues its legacy
Francis, the pope from the New World( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On March 13, 2013, the world was introduced to Pope Francis. He was the first Pope from the Americas, the first Jesuit, and the first to take the name Francis. Within days, he had captured the hearts of the world through his gestures of humility and care for the common man. Yet he remained largely unknown. The personality, passion, and extraordinary faith of the new Pope is unveiled here
The Gateway Arch : a reflection of America( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary that chronicles the history of westward expansion and the construction of the largest stainless steel structure ever built, the Gateway Arch. Featured are newly discovered construction footage, rare photographs of westward expansion and early conceptual drawings by architect Eero Saarinen. Dozens of interviews include World Trade Center Master Plan architect Daniel Libeskind and architecture critic Jayne Merkel, along with the workers who built the monument that some said was impossible to build
Fast food my way( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Pépin shares the techniques he honed in the most famous kitchens of the world to show you how to create simple, special meals in minutes. These recipes require little work and fit nicely into the fast-paced lifestyles of today. Adapted from the PBS television series
Aquariums( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Want to see through a jellyfish? Watch sharks being fed? See what a tuna looks like? Matt and Brittney, two young narrators, take viewers on amazing tours of three of the best aquariums in the United States. In each location, live-action photography and interviews with trainers and keepers offer an up-close visit to an aquarium
The silent wrecks of Kwajalein Atoll( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an effort to win control of the Marshall Islands gateway to the Japanese empire, U.S. aircraft bombarded Japanese ships in the lagoon at Kwajalein for weeks. Later, this lagoon became the graveyard for WWII era airplanes and shipwrecks
The Toughest Break : Christopher Reeve on Spinal Cord Injury( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Records Martin Schmeig's odyssey from the truck crash that broke his neck, to his fight for life, and his struggle to transcend his spinal cord injury. Counterpointed by experiences of host and narrator Christopher Reeve. Showcases new technology to enhance mobility, and presents research on spinal cord injury, including that of Dr. Lars Olson
Travel with kids( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travel documentary following the Roberts family as they journey through Ireland. Features Dublin, Killarney, Dingle, the Burren, castles, Irish music, and sheep ... lots and lots of sheep!
Xavier, missionary and saint( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the story of a missionary who died alone on a desolate island within sight of the land of his life's dream, unaware that he had forever changed the face and the race of Christianity ... Filmed on location in the footsteps of the Jesuit missionary ... features stunning scenery from Rome, Spain, Paris, India, China, and Japan as well as interviews with world-renowned scholars in the fields of history and theology. Through scholarship and image, Xavier commemorates the 500th anniversary of the birth of the most successful missionary since St. Paul"--Container
Danny by Gene Feldman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny, a handsome gray pony, is owned by the spoiled daughter of the wealthy owner of the stable where Janie Neely works. When Danny is injured, Janie nurses him back to health and learns that if you hold fast to your dreams, they can be made to happen
Kid guides( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
Embracing dyslexia : a documentary film( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educators and parents watching this will better understand dyslexia, as it explains why it is important for students struggling with reading, writing, and spelling to be screened for it as early as possible. It also shows how proper tutoring and classroom accommodations can give these students a chance at success
Jacques Pepin's Thanksgiving celebration( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Pepin, his daughter Claudine and his wife Gloria fix a Thanksgiving dinner which includes home cured salmon, salmon tartare with cucumber salad and salmon caviar, and salmon gravlax with cucumber, sweet onion and rye bread, turkey with apple cider glaze and bread and mushroom stuffing, brussels sprouts, gratin of butternut squash, a spicy cherry ginger chutney, and finishing with chocolate-bourbon-prune cake, and pears poached in citrus juice
The story of the butterfly( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to adult, the life cycle of a butterfly is an amazing story of survival. Follows a Great Mormon butterfly (Papilio memnon) through its entire lifecycle
Travel with kids( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go along with the Roberts family as they experience the real and wild Alaska. Visit the Alaskan Bush and explore ice museums at Chena Hot Springs in the Arctic circle. Visit a chocolate factory in Anchorage and take a dogsled ride with Iditarod musher Darios Martinez. Enjoy horseback riding along the frozen Kenai lake and dissect a squid at the Alaska Sea Life center, plus much more. Features three episodes
Seapower to Superpower( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This five episode series explores the relationship between military power, technology, commercial realities, and the will of a nation and a people to excel. Four hundred years of global dominance by English-speaking nations is founded upon control of the "great commons"--First of the sea, and now of space. The films explore the relationship between fiscal innovation, responsibility, and military accomplishment as they trace, century by century, the role power has played, both at sea and in space, in the rise of the only two superpowers the world has ever known--Britain and the United States
 
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