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Espar, David

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God in America : how religious liberty shaped America( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the sweeping and dramatic story of religious life in America, examining more than 500 years of American religious history, from the voyage of Christopher Columbus to the 2008 presidential election. Examine this history as it has played out in public life, exploring the complex interaction between religion and democracy in the United States; the origins of the American concept of religious liberty; the dynamics of the ever-evolving American religious marketplace; and more
Evolution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Evolution" offers a groundbreaking and definitive view of the extraordinary impact the evolutionary process has had on our understanding of the world around us. Beginning with Darwin's revolutionary theory, this seven-part series explores all facets of evolution--the changes that spawned the tree of life, the power of sex, how evolution continues to affect us every day, and the perceived conflict between science and religion
Triangle fire( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fire that tore through the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City on March 25, 1911, was the gruesome culmination of years of unrest in America's most profitable manufacturing industry. Two years earlier, led by a spontaneous walkout in the same factory, twenty thousand garment workers, in the largest women's strike in American history, took to the streets of New York to protest working conditions. They gained the support of both progressives and leading women in New York's society
Nixon( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at one of the most powerful figures in United States history, the strengths that made him president, and the weaknesses that ended it all
Latin music USA( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin music USA highlights the great American music created by Latinos, and celebrates the Latin rhythms at the heart of jazz, rock, country, and rhythm and blues. It's a fresh take on American musical history, reaching across five decades to portray the rich mix of sounds created by Latinos and embraced by all
To the moon( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this expanded two-hour special, the NOVA television program presents the story behind the Apollo space program, including the historic walk on the moon in 1969
The Nuremberg trials( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This American Experience production draws upon rare archival material and eyewitness accounts to re-create the dramatic tribunal that defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day
Frontline( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An episode of "Frontline," examining the tools and techniques used in forensic science to solve criminal cases, discussing inconsistencies and how forensic evidence is presented in the court room, and describing such specific cases as the murder trial of Casey Anthony, the FBI's investigation into the Madrid terrorist bombing, and capital cases in rural Mississippi
Darwin's dangerous idea( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode interweaves the drama in key moments of Darwin's life with documentary sequences of current research, linking past to present and introducing major concepts of evolutionary theory. It explores why Darwin's "dangerous idea" might matter even more today than it did in his own time, and reveals how science might be used to explain the past and predict the future of life on earth
Klansville U.S.A.( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the reasons North Carolina, long seen as the most progressive state in the South, became home to the largest Klan organization in the country, with more members than all the other Southern states combined, during the 1960s
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From producer Mark Davis, is the story of two talented scientists, O.C. Marsh and Edward Cope, whose once professional rivalry soured into a bitter personal feud. Together, Marsh and Cope were responsible for identifying more than 142 different species and for introducing dinosaurs into the American imagination, but their legacy would be forever marred by two decades of ruthless infighting, espionage, and sabotage
The Kennedys( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses extensive interviews, still photographs and archival footage to explore the building of the Kennedy legend. Documents the political ascendency of the family headed by Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., examines the presidency of John F. Kennedy, and discusses the influence of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., on the careers of his sons
American experience( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, bent on conquest, the German strategies became completely amoral, challenging and perhaps ending the concept of 'civilized warfare.' Through interviews with veterans, historians and ethicists from all the countries engaged in World War II, this American Experience film recounts the story of the Anglo-American bombing campaign against Germany, exploring the moral conundrums imposed by the reality of the war
Latin music USA( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video focused on Latin music artists in Chicago was originally part of a series called Latin music USA which highlights the great American music created by Latinos, and celebrates the Latin rhythms at the heart of jazz, rock, country, and rhythm and blues
Becoming green : growing environmental awareness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's up with the weather? (disc 3): Examines recent changes in weather patterns around the world, attempting to discover whether they are natural, temporary glitches in the global climate or the result of global warming
The Kennedys( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Kennedy explores the building of the Kennedy legend, a story in part created and then brilliantly promoted by the family itself, a story whose afterglow still captures the American imagination. Featuring extensive interviews with family members, friends and first-hand witnesses to the many chapters of the Kennedy saga, and using a wealth of still photographs and archival footage ..."--Container box
A science odyssey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of twentieth century scientific adventure
American experience( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the lives and accomplishments of presidents: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, FDR, Truman, JFK, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and Bill Clinton
Darwin's dangerous idea( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the key concepts of evolution through a dramatization of Darwin's life with current documentary sequences
Origins by Thomas Levenson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enormous advances in technology during the 20th century have allowed us to learn more about ourselves and where we came from. Charles Osgood shares amazing discoveries made by archaeologists, biochemists, paleoanthropologists, and geologists
 
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