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David Grubin Productions

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Most widely held works by David Grubin Productions
The secret life of the brain( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only learn startling new truths about the brain, they will voyage inside it
LBJ by David Grubin( Visual )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the span of Lyndon B. Johnson's political life from his early political career through his years of the presidency
FDR by David Grubin( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn the story of one of America's most beloved Presidents. Includes rare archival footage and home movies as well as fascinating interviews with family members, friends, biographers, and eyewitnesses to the Roosevelt saga
The Buddha the story of Siddhartha( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the Buddha and presents the tenets of Buddhism
Napoleon : soldier, emperor, lover, statesman by David Grubin( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon is the first in-depth documentary portrait of one of the most famous, influential, and controversial figures ever
Truman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the unlikely rise of a gritty American original, Harry Truman. He was a farmer, a bankrupt businessman, an unknown politician from Missouri who suddenly found himself president. Of all the men who had held America's highest office, Harry Truman was the least prepared, but he would prove to be a surprise. Facing some of the biggest crises of the century, Truman would end the war with Germany, use the atomic bomb against Japan, confront an expanding Soviet Union and wage war in Korea-all while the woman he adored, his wife Bess, refused to stay in the White House and play the role of First Lady
Destination America( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destination America looks at the driving forces that have compelled individuals to immigrate to America
TR by David Grubin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about Theodore Roosevelt. Explores the influence of Roosevelt's childhood, his rise to the U.s. Presidency, and the years after he left office
The Jewish Americans( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 350 year saga of immigrants who gradually wove themselves into the fabric of American life without abandoning their traditions
Marie Antoinette( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and French and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a callous monarch, swept to her death in the torrent of the French Revolution. It is also the tale of a fragile young woman struggling to find herself during one of the most turbulent moments in human history
RFK( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This probing and perceptive biography reassesses the remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert Francis Kennedy. A man who would almost certainly have been president if his violent assassination hadn't intervened. Features extensive interviews with family members, friends, journalists, Washington insiders, and civil rights activists. Profiles the pivotal roles RFK played in the many major events of the 1960's - the Cuban Missile Crisis, the civil rights movement, and the war in Vietnam
Healing and the mind by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Ancient medical science told us our minds and bodies are one. So did philosophers of old. Now modern science and new research are helping us to understand these connections. Bill Moyers talks with physicians, scientists, therapists, and patients--people who are taking a new look at the meaning of sickness and health. He discusses their search for answers to perplexing questions: How do emotions translate into chemicals in our body? How do thoughts and feelings influence health? How can we collaborate with our bodies to encourage healing?
Abraham and Mary Lincoln a house divided( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A six part program which examines the Lincolns' family life and marriage, Abraham Lincoln's presidency, and the Civil War era
America 1900( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American Experience looks at the pivotal year 1900. Following a range of characters, from famous public figures to ordinary citizens, this program chronicles a year in the life of the nation by examining the forces of change that would ultimately shape the coming century
The power of the past, with Bill Moyers-- Florence( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guided by experts, art historians, and Florentine citizens, Bill Moyers tours Florence's rich Renaissance legacy, exploring the roots of the common artistic, architectural, and human heritage of modern Western civilization
Degenerate art by David Grubin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Nazi attacks on the avant garde and their desecration of modernist art culminating in the 1937 exhibition of "Entartete Kunst" (degenerate art) in Munich. The film also describes the opening of the Haus der Kunst and the Nazi approved art it exhibited. Produced in conjunction with the 1991 Los Angeles County Museum reconstruction of the "degenerate art" exhibition, which assembled more than 150 surviving masterworks from the original show and gathered photographic documentation, motion-picture footage and the recollections of witnesses of the time
Bill T. Jones still/here( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at dancer/choreographer Bill T. Jones's highly acclaimed dance, "Still/Here". At workshops around the country, people facing life-threatening illnesses are asked to remember the highs and lows of their lives, and even imagine their own deaths. They then transform these feelings into expressive movement, which Jones incorporates into the dance "Still/Here". Jones deomonstrates the movements of his life story--his first encounter with white people, confusion over his sexuality, his partner Arnie Zane's untimely death from AIDS, and Jones's own HIV status
The mysterious human heart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each of the three programs that make up "The mysterious human heart focuses on a different aspect of what we though we knew, what we know now, and what we're on the verge of learning about the heart. This material is presented thrgouth the real-life dramas of people who suddenly learn that a normal, functioning heart is not something that can be taken for granted. In Episode 1. we examine the heart as a muscle - pumping more than 100,000 times a day, pushing approximately five quarts of blood on an endless path delivering oxygen to every cell in the human body. This hour tells the story of the normal heart throught the histories of three people with end-stage heart failure, where a pump may be a temporary remedy, but in the long term, a transplant is often a neccessity. In Episode 2, a look at the physiological electrical mechanism that keep a heart beating regularly and efficiently and what happens when this most essential rhythm of life goes awry. In episode 3, the focus is on atherosclerosis, the silent blockage of the coronary artieries, which can trigger devastaiting and sometimes fatal heart attacks
The trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J. Robert Oppenheimer's life and legacy are inextricably linked to America's most famous top-secret initiative - the Manhattan Project. This biography presents a complex and revealing portrait of one of America's most influential scientists
Chicago 1968( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the atmosphere surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Insight into factors contributing to events is provided through interviews with writers, politicians, anti-war activists and historians
 
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