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Roland, Erich

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Most widely held works by Erich Roland
Waiting for "Superman" by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provided is an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. This documentary has helped launch a movement to achieve a real and lasting change through the compelling stories of five unforgettable students such as Emily, a Silicon Valley eighth-grader who is afraid of being labeled as unfit for college, and Francisco, a Bronx first-grader whose mom will do anything to give him a shot at a better life
He named me Malala by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The shooting of the then fifteen-year-old teenager sparked international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
One woman, one vote by Ruth Pollak( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the 70-year struggle for ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. It illuminates the alliances, infighting, betrayals and defeats that paved the way for victory in the battle for women's rights
Cracking the code of life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary examines the complex race to decode the human genome. Examines the work of, and contains interviews with: Francis Collins, director of the National Center for Human Genome Research; J. Craig Venter, head of its rival, the private Celera Genomics; and the Whitehead Institute's Eric Lander, one of the leaders of the Human Genome Project
The final year by Greg Barker( Visual )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the Barack Obama administration's foreign policy team and the events of Obama's final year in office
The forgetting : a portrait of Alzheimer's( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of Alzheimer's, taking a sweeping and intimate look at how this cruel disease affects nearly five million Americans and their loved ones
Witness to hope : the life of Karol Wojtyła, Pope John Paul II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This richly textured film traces the personal life and struggles of the first non-Italian pope in over 450 years. Based on George Weigel's book of the same title, this film is a complete and intimate portrait of an extraordinary leader
Journey to planet Earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probes the link between environmental change and the future health of our planet, a "future conditional" on how we cope with the spread of toxic pollution. Case studies cover how changing climates, uncontrolled and unsustainable development, and air and water pollution in one area can affect people thousands of miles away. The Arctic: A pristine wilderness with very few sources of industrial pollution, yet animals and humans are suddenly plagued with rising levels of the world's most hazardous chemicals; DDT, PCBs, dioxins, and mercury. Mexico: Along the border with the United States, tariff-free factories have been poisoning the soil and the air for more than a decade. Local communities in Tijuana struggle with contaminated water while their backyards have become toxic playgrounds for children. Uzbekistan: The world's fourth largest inland body of water, the Aral Sea, has become the site of what the United Nations calls man's greatest ecological disaster. What does this tell us about the future health of people living near other large inland seas and lakes, such as California's Salton Sea? United States: A Latino neighborhood in San Diego celebrates an environmental victory, while only 150 miles away; the people of Palm Springs may be living in the path of a toxic storm of dust
The Johnstown flood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival film and photographs and new cinematography, this film recreates the history of the Johnstown flood which killed 2,200 people in 1889. From the development of the South Fork Hunting & Fishing Club on Lake Conemaugh to the assessment of the dam by members of the club and a concerned citizen of Johnstown to the disaster itself, this expanded version of the film includes the only extant photographs of life at the South Fork Hunting & Fishing Club on Lake Conemaugh during this time
The best of Nature : 25 years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's most beloved and bizarre animals are included in this fascinating and fun award-winning collection
One survivor remembers by Gerda Weissmann Klein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through a series of interviews, photographs and footage shot in the actual locations of her memories, Gerda Weissmann Klein takes us on her journey of survival of the Holocaust. Also includes Gerda Klein's Academy Award acceptance speech
American buffalo : spirit of a nation( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the remarkable resurgence of this legendary creature and illustrates how the return of the buffalo to the American Plains is revitalizing the spiritual, cultural and economic lives of Native American tribes
Gender, the enduring paradox( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how gender affects how we see ourselves, how others see us, and how gender shapes our human identity
The doors of perception( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the positive and negative effects of altering consciousness through drug use, as well as other consciousness-altering techniques such as athletics, dance, art and meditation
The power of water( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentation of man's relationship to fresh water and an examination of the controversy over whose needs determine water use in the United States with examples of wetland, river, and non-renewable water- supplies given to show how water becomes power
African American Lives : the past is another country( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES revealed the power in discovering one's family history. Now, Henry Louis Gates Jr. will guide a new group to discover their ancestry in AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES 2. The series will draw on DNA analysis, genealogical research and family oral tradition to trace the lineages of the participants, including Maya Angelou, Morgan Freeman, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, and Tina Turner, down through U.S. history and back to Africa
A way out of no way( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES revealed the power in discovering one's family history. Now, Henry Louis Gates Jr. will guide a new group to discover their ancestry in AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES 2. The series will draw on DNA analysis, genealogical research and family oral tradition to trace the lineages of the participants, including Maya Angelou, Morgan Freeman, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, and Tina Turner, down through U.S. history and back to Africa
This honorable court( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 1. : Surveys the Supreme Court's evolution and growth from its modest beginnings in 1789, through the significant decisions rendered under Chief Justice John Marshall, the issue of slavery in the Dred Scott case to modern times and the process of nominating and confirming Supreme Court justices. Program 2. : An intimate glimpse into life at the Supreme Court: the nine justices, their clerks, the staff and court reporters. The case of Edwards V. Aguillard is used to illustrate the process of how a case moves through the court and in rare interviews, the justices explain how they "decide to decide."
Malala ihr Recht auf Bildung( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forgetting : a portrait of Alzheimer's : stories of love, courage and hope( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of Alzheimer's, taking both a sweeping and intimate look at how this cruel disease affects nearly five million Americans and their loved ones
 
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