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David Grubin Productions

Works: 262 works in 653 publications in 2 languages and 24,684 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Biography  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Historical television programs  Biographical films  Drama  Historical films 
Roles: prn, Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: DC137.1, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by David Grubin Productions
The secret life of the brain by David Grubin( Visual )

37 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 2,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience. From infancy to old age, through language development to Alzheimer's disease, the changes of the brain over the lifespan are shown
The Buddha by David Grubin( Visual )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,371 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
Destination America( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,038 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
FDR by David Grubin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 945 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( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon is the first in-depth documentary portrait of one of the most famous, influential, and controversial figures ever
Healing and the mind by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 873 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?
The Jewish Americans( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 844 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
Truman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 810 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
TR by David Grubin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about Theodore Roosevelt. Explores the influence of Rossevelt's childhood, his rise to the U.S. Presidency, and the years after he left office
Marie Antoinette by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and French and held by 785 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
Abraham and Mary Lincoln : a house divided( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 765 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
RFK( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 736 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
America 1900( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American Experience looks back 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 )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 445 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 Moyers by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrated journalist Bill Moyers combines intimate, one-on-one interviews and public performances in this celebration of modern poetry's diverse voices. Featured poets include National Book Award honorees, Pulitzer Prize winners, and a former U.S. Poet Laureate, as well as accompaniment by the famed Paul Winter Consort
Language matters with Bob Holman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce documentaire se penche sur les langues menacées de disparition. Quels moyens peut-on prendre pour les protéger ? On y rencontre des aborigènes d'une île près des côtes australiennes, où près de 400 habitants parlent 10 langues différentes, toutes en danger. On rencontre aussi des habitants du Pays de Galles, où le Gallois effectue un retour en force après sa quasi disparition. Finalement, on se retrouve à Hawaii, où un groupe d'activistes luttent farouchement pour la survie de leur langue maternelle
The mysterious human heart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each of the three programs that make up "The mysterious human heart" focuses on a different aspect of what we thought we knew, what we know now, and what we're on the verge of learning about the heart. This material is presented through 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 through 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 necessity. 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 arteries, which can trigger devastating and sometimes fatal heart attacks
Chicago 1968( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 326 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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Grubin Productions

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