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National Geographic Channel (Television station : Washington, D.C.)

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Most widely held works by D.C.) National Geographic Channel (Television station : Washington
Restrepo : one platoon, one valley, one year by Tim Hetherington( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary chronicles the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley, starting in 2007. The movie focuses on a remote 15-man outpost, Restrepo, named after a platoon medic who was killed in action. It was considered one of the most dangerous postings in the U.S. military. This is an entirely experiential film: the cameras never leave the valley; there are no interviews with generals or diplomats
He named me Malala by Malala Yousafzai( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,514 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
In the womb by National Geographic( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the moment of conception, every human embryo embarks on an incredible nine-month journey of development. Now, cutting-edge technology makes it possible for National Geographic Channel's "In the womb" to open a window into the hidden world of the fetus and explore each trimester in amazing new detail. Revolutionary 3-D and 4-D imagery sheds light on the delicate, dark world of a fetus as never before and follows a rare fetoscope operation, performed in utero with the hope of correcting life-threatening complications before birth
Stress : portrait of a killer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanford University neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky has been advancing our understanding of stress - how it impacts our bodies and how our social standing can make us more or less susceptible. Research reveals that the impact of stress can be found deep within us, shrinking our brains, adding fat to our bellies, even unraveling our chromosomes. Yet understanding how stress works can help us figure out a ways to combat it and how to live a life free of the tyranny of this contemporary plague
Startalk : everything you ever need to know about space travel, sci-fi, the human race, the universe, and beyond by Neil deGrasse Tyson( Book )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What will it take to colonize Mars? Can we reverse climate change? Why do we fall in love? And will we ever capture Bigfoot? StarTalk is both a podcast and a National Geographic television program where host Neil deGrasse Tyson and his celebrity guests wrestle with these pressing questions and many more in an attempt to reveal the secrets of the universe and beyond. Filled with cool photos, smart scientific facts, and witty commentary on everything from the International Space Station to our unique anatomy, this companion volume is a dive into some of the most provocative subjects in science today
Inside Hurricane Katrina( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Its path and power were known. Its imminent arrival was certain. Yet somehow, when Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Louisiana coast with Category 4 winds and a storm surge that would drown most of New Orleans, no one was prepared for the chaos it unleashed. Now relive the onslaught of the monster storm that blind-sided America, caught officials off guard, and doomed thousands of victims in one of the most devastating natural disasters of modern times. National Geographic takes you Inside Hurricane Katrina to shed new light on the fateful decisions of those in charge, and the desperate struggles of those fighting to survive the awesome impact of one of nature's ultimate weapons of mass destruction. This Commemorative Edition includes the bonus program, Drowning New Orleans"--Container
Killing Lincoln by Billy Campbell( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, Killing Lincoln is the suspenseful, eye-opening story of the events surrounding the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. While some aspects of the plot to slay Lincoln and cripple the newly forming union are widely known, much more of the history unfolds in this insightful drama. As actor John Wilkes Booth becomes increasingly obsessed with removing Lincoln from office, a secret cabal forms, and ultimately empowers Booth to carry out an event that will change America forever."--Container
The fabric of the cosmos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using humor, everyday examples and computer animation for the more abstract concepts, author and physicist Brian Greene explains complex theories of the universe and the focus of his research, string theory
Up the Yangtze by Chang Yung( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "Farewell cruise" takes a luxury ship up the vast Yangtze River shortly before completion of the massive Three Gorges Dam. The passengers glimpse a rapidly changing countryside, while the local people struggle to adapt as their lives are irrevocably altered
Human footprint by Simon Nicholls( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a phase-by-phase journey through life from infancy to old age to illustrate the enormous imprint every American makes during his or her time on Earth. Incorporates surprising facts with playful visuals to reveal our level of consumption and the simple changes we can all make to reduce the impact of our ecological footprint on the world
Inside the living body( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces one "everywoman's" story and examines the everyday workings of a living, functining body. Microscopic filmmaking, advanced medical technology, and state-of-the-art cardiac tomography imaging techniques are used to reveal unique perspectives on how our bodies function, grow, and mature from infancy through puberty, adulthood, and old age
Earth : the biography( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Earth is an incredible, exceptional planet with an amazing life story full of cataclysmic disasters, eleventh-hour coincidences that save it from extinction, and an astonishing power to continually regenerate ... [U]ses breathtaking footage and specialist imaging to tell the story of the great forces that shape the planet - volcanoes, the ocean, the atmosphere and ice. Traveling from Ethiopia's unique lava lake to an ice cave under a glacier in Greenland and a host of amazing locations in between ... examine the forces that have helped create and foster life on Earth."--Container
Killing Kennedy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As global Cold War tensions mount and organized crime escalates in the U.S., a young, ambitious man from a wealthy family rises to become the leader of the free world. At the same time, a former dedicated Marine grows disillusioned with America. When their paths ultimately cross, the course of U.S. history will forever change"--Container
Inside 9/11( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traces the time line that led up to the deadly [September 11, 2001] attacks and deconstructs the fateful day, tracking the movements of all four terrorist teams and patching together the ad hoc response of government"--Container
Brain games( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[This] three-part series provides a fascinating window into the inner workings of the brain as never before. Through interactive experiments and tricks, [the programs] reveal how our brains create the illusion of a seamless reality. As these revealing experiments provide a unique view into our brains, the world's leading experts explain how and why these tests work."--Container. Bonus program: How to build a beating heart: "Scientists are using tissue engineering to harness the body's natural powers to grow skin, muscle, body parts and vital organs, even hearts." -- video.nationalgeographic.com
Butterflies by Laura F Marsh( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The monarch butterfly, one of the most seemingly delicate of all of nature's animals, proves to be one of the toughest in this reader. Making the yearly trip from the Northern United States and Canada to the Oyamel forest of Mexico is no easy task, and it takes five generations of butterflies in order to do so. Battling cold temperatures and the threat of starvation, these beautiful insects complete an almost 3,000 mile journey over the course of two months, only to have to turn and around and head back home
Galápagos( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and French and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inspiration for Darwin's theory of evolution, the Galápagos Islands are a living laboratory, a geological conveyor belt that has given birth to and seen the death of many species of plants and animals
Great migrations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Takes viewers around the world on the arduous journeys millions of animals undertake to ensure the survival of their species. Shot from land and air, in trees and cliff-blinds, on ice floes and underwater, this collection tells the formidable, powerful stories of many of the planet's species and their movements, while revealing new scientific insights with breathtaking high-definition clarity."--Container
The new world : nightmare in Jamestown by National Geographic( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest discoveries reveal the true story of Jamestown as you've never seen it before. With exclusive access to forensics and archaeology, National Geographic reveals shocking new evidence of starvation and disease, secret plots and Spanish spies
A traveler's guide to the planets( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take off beyond Earth's boundaries for the ultimate tour of our solar system. From Mars' monstrous mountains to Saturn's glittering rings, the sights are out of this world. Each hour offers breathtaking tours of the planets using modern-day high-tech telescopes and stunning CGI
 
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