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Jaffe Productions

Overview
Works: 130 works in 306 publications in 1 language and 11,777 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Historical television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 726.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jaffe Productions
Empire State Building by Andy Thomas( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 776 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
Panama Canal by George Kish( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 641 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
The Eiffel Tower by Robert Delaunay( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 556 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
Television : window to the world by Arts and Entertainment Network( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 542 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 457 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."
Gothic cathedrals( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 420 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
American steel : built to last( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 386 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
Modern marvels( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true history of the engineering marvel: the Great Wall of China
The space shuttle( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 332 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
The Brooklyn Bridge by Joseph Stella( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 316 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
Railroads that tamed the West( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1869, one of the greatest building achievements in history--the Transcontinental Railroad--was completed. But for the stalwart settlers willing to risk it all, the American West was far from conquered as travel on the thin steel ribbon of the railroad was a dangerous affair. In this program, rare photographs, re-creations and expert interviews present the story of the western railroads including political struggles, labor concerns, and critical inventions
The creation of the computer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the computer from Charles Babbage's Victorian counting machine to the desktop models of the 1990s
Forensic science : the crime fighter's weapon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical overview of crime science and how forensic science is used in criminal investigations in preparing for court testimony
Modern marvels( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 259 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
Hidden History of Boston( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tour Boston whose history goes back over 365 years with long-time Boston Globe correspondent Barnicle. See the Freedom Trail, Longfellow House, and learn the history behind the Boston Massacre and Tea Party
Andrew Carnegie : Prince of Steel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 230 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
Mount Rushmore by Gutzon Borglum( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the quest of the sculptor Gutzon Borglum to create Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota Mount Rushmore. Describes how Borglum whipped American patriotism into a frenzy to elicit public support and secure financing for his dream. Shows how, over the course of fifteen years, 350 men poured their sweat into Borglum's vision using drills and explosives to chisel the stone faces of the American presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt into the massive granite cliff
America's ad icons( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 228 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
Golden Gate Bridge by Arts and Entertainment Network( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the building of the Golden Gate Bridge
Modern marvels : the Statue of Liberty by Arts and Entertainment Network( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores the remarkable steps leading to the statue's creation, from the initial struggles to find adequate funding to its celebratory centennial restoration. Rare footage and archival photos document the radical methods the French devised for shaping the massive sculpture and for transporting their incredible creation to America. Discover the engineering marvel of its internal framework, designed by Gustave Eiffel, and the dimensions of its American-built pedestal. Finally, after measuring the length of her index finger (8 feet), take a historical tour of the island on which it stands. A symbol of freedom and democracy towering above the New York Harbor, she has welcomed the tired, the poor and the huddled masses into America for over 100 years. Originally a friendly gesture between nations, the "Mother of Exiles" stands today as a testament to human ingenuity, freedom, and hope."--History Channel
 
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The Statue of Liberty : enlightening the world
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