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Jaffe Productions

Overview
Works: 129 works in 277 publications in 1 language and 11,913 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Historical television programs  Biographical television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: NA4830, 726.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jaffe Productions
Panama Canal( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French began construction on the Panama Canal in 1880, but abandoned the project after nine years and a loss of 20,000 lives. The United States took over the project and completed it on January 7, 1914. This historical account of its construction examines the ingenuity and enterprise that went into making it one of the 20th-century's engineering wonders
Modern marvels( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true history of the engineering marvel: the Great Wall of China
The Eiffel Tower by Arts and Entertainment Network( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historical tour of the world's most fabled and famous tower begins with the engineer behind it, Gustave Eiffel. When it was first built, just over a century ago, it provoked outrage and ire. The challenges and breakthroughs of its construction are examined
Empire State Building by Andy Thomas( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical documentary about the Empire State Building, also known as the "Cathedral of Dreams" during its construction during the Depression
Television window to the world( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This feature chronicles the incredible story of television, from the vision of Philo Farnsworth, a Utah farmboy who developed the first working system in 1925, to the latest technological breakthroughs that are transforming the medium. Interviews with media moguls and TV personalities, including legendary anchorman, Walter Cronkite provide an insider's look at the huge industry TV has become. And broadcast pioneers recall the patent battles and competing systems that defined the early years of television
The Statue of Liberty enlightening the world( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the glory of this gift from France in a breathtaking look at the creation and restoration of "Liberty enlightening the world."
Mount Rushmore( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the design and construction of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota
Gothic cathedrals( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gothic cathedral stands as a rich and complex design. The engineering behind these great testaments to faith has not changed dramatically in 900 years
Andrew Carnegie prince of steel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Andrew Carnegie, who went from being a poor Scottish immigrant to a fabled man of wealth. Carnegie built a fortune by amassing stock in the growth industries of trains and steel, then started sharing it. Today libraries, concert halls, and universities across the United States have benefitted from his philanthropy
American steel built to last( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary explores the creation and growth of the American steel industry, including the history of the processes of creating steel. Highlights significant contributions made by Henry Bessemer, the inventor who discovered an efficient way to mass produce steel, and by Andrew Carnegie, the highly successful businessman who built America's first giant steel industry
Captured light the invention of still photography( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There is a camera in almost every American home today. Cameras and photography are an everyday part of our lives, something we rarely give a thought to accept when we need to buy film or get pictures developed. But the invention of still photography was monumental in the history of science and technology. For the first time, images could be transferred and saved. The role of still photography in world history and world culture is immeasurable. Because of this invention there exists images of the some of the eighteenth century and all of the twentieth century, television, motion pictures-the list is endless. Captured Light: The Invention of Still Photography takes a look at the invention and evolution of the art, science, and business of photography"--Historychannel.com webpage excerpt
The creation of the computer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the computer from Charles Babbage's Victorian counting machine to the desktop models of the 1990s
Golden Gate Bridge by Arts and Entertainment Network( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Golden Gate Bridge, one of the foremost man-made tourist attractions in the United States, which critics said could never be built
Modern marvels( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stone by stone, uncover the mind-boggling truths behind the engineering marvels known as cathedrals - great testaments to faith that have remained virtually unchanged for over 900 years
The space shuttle( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of the Shuttle began in the 1950's and was triumphantly launched in 1981. This program examines the successes and failures of the missions and looks at the next generation Space Shuttle, the futuristic X-33
Transcontinental railroads( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's first transcontinental railroad system was finally completed on May 10, 1869, a decade after it began. This is the story of the effort to forge an iron link across the untamed American West
The Brooklyn Bridge( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one had every used steel for construction; no one had ever used cables of metal; no one had ever built a suspension bridge so long ... until one man dared to try. In 19th century New York, where buildings were no more than five stories tall and transportation meant horse and buggy, engineer John Roebling's soaring and majestic Brooklyn Bridge was nothing short of a technological miracle
Forensic science the crime fighter's weapon( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical overview of crime science and how forensic science is used in criminal investigations in preparing for court testimony
Alexander Graham Bell voice of invention( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life and work of Alexander Graham Bell
America's ad icons( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program uses case studies of Tony the Tiger, Charlie the Tuna, the Energizer Bunny, Jack in the Box, Colonel Sanders, Kool-Aid Man, Mr. Peanut, Morris the Cat, and Mr. Clean to illustrate different approaches to creating memorable brand icons. Discusses the psychology behind their consumer and cultural appeal. Also includes commercial clips
 
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