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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 1,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five part series using visual imagery helps the average viewer understand brain function and development throughout the human life cycle
LBJ by David Grubin( Visual )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,645 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
The Buddha the story of Siddhartha( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the Buddha and presents the tenets of Buddhism
FDR by David Grubin( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,326 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
Napoleon : soldier, emperor, lover, statesman by David Grubin( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,245 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 1,118 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 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destination America looks at the driving forces that have compelled individuals to immigrate to America and, in particular, the immigration of women who have come to this country in search of opportunity and basic human rights denied them in their homelands
TR by David Grubin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 971 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 845 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 778 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 751 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 732 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 )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 700 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 666 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 579 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 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the Nazi attacks on the avant garde and their desecration of modernist art that culminated in the exhibition of "Entartete Kunst" (degenerate art) mounted by the Nazis in Munich in 1937. The film includes archival footage of Nazi book burnings, installation shots of the original Entartete Kunst exhibition and interviews with historians, art critics, family members of several defamed artists, and eye witnesses to the 1937 exhibition. Based on the exhibition: "Degenerate Art": The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi Germany, organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Bill T. Jones still/here( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 459 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 demonstrates 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 347 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 316 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
Language matters with Bob Holman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two hour documentary that asks: What do we lose when a language dies? What does it take to save a language? It is filmed around the world: on a remote island off the coast of Australia, where 400 Aboriginal people speak ten different languages, all at risk; in Wales, where Welsh, once in danger, is today making a comeback; and in Hawaii, where a group of Hawaiian activists are fighting to save their native tongue
 
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