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

Overview
Works: 1,355 works in 1,839 publications in 3 languages and 76,365 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Drama  Biographical films  History  Historical films  Science television programs  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1995.9.H5, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by National Geographic Channel (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Restrepo : one platoon, one valley, one year by Tim Hetherington( Visual )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,777 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( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,337 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,262 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 1,205 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
Inside Hurricane Katrina( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using comprehensive analysis of events, hours of government audio tapes, and personal interviews, National Geographic takes viewers into the eye of Katrina to uncover the decisions and circumstances that determined the fate of the Gulf residents
The fabric of the cosmos( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 901 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
Killing Lincoln by William Campbell( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 887 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
Up the Yangtze by Yung Chang( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 872 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
Galápagos by Patrick Morris( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They are a living laboratory, a geological conveyor belt that has given birth to and seen the death of may species of plants and animals. Nowhere else on the Earth are the twin processes of creation and extinction of species so apparent
Brain games( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Earth : the biography( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 822 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. This ... series uses 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
Inside the living body( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces one "everywoman's" story and examines the everyday workings of a living, functioning 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
Human footprint by Clive Maltby( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 798 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
Great migrations( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 795 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
Inside 9/11( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an examination of the events of September 11, 2001, tracing a time line that led up to the terrorist attacks and the subsequent government response
The Nuremberg trials( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Jackson, a 53-year-old Supreme Court Justice from New York, appeared before the Nuremberg Tribunal on November 20, 1945. He was the chief prosecutor in the first-ever trial to put an entire national government in the dock. While governments and armies had been waging wars for centuries--an action not punishable according to international law--the actions of the German Nazi party during World War II were regarded as so abhorrent that the Allied victors chose to prosecute the Nazi regime as a brutally implemented conspiracy--charging the surviving representatives of the Nazi elite with the murder of millions of people. The Nuremberg Trials, from the PBS American Experience collection, features rare archival material and eyewitness accounts to recreate this dramatic tribunal; an event guaranteeing that crimes against humanity would never again go unpunished
Killing Kennedy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 730 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
The new world by Terrence Malick( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Behind [this] epic film lies the even more extraordinary real-life drama of the harrowing battle to carve out the first permanent English colony in the American wilderness. Learn about evidence of plague, violence, and cannibalism at Jamestown that could change our view of America's earliest settlers. Witness stunning discoveries from a newly unearthed fort to the possible remains of one of the nation's earliest 'Founding Fathers.' Relive the colonists' desperate struggles to survive deadly Indian attacks, Spanish spies, and starvation. Brought to life with powerful re-creations and fascinating interviews, it's the thrilling true story of how a small, embattled band of adventurers would plant the seed of a continent-spanning global superpower."--Container
A traveler's guide to the planets( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 711 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
Butterflies by Laura F Marsh( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the migration patterns of monarch butterfies, describing the vast distances they cover, why they migrate, and the dangers they face along the way
 
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National Geographic (Canal de Television)

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