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Sweet, Jesse

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Most widely held works by Jesse Sweet
This emotional life( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How can we all live happier, more fulfilling lives? [This program] explores ways we can improve our social relationships, learn to cope with problems like depression and anxiety, and become more positive and resilient individuals ... Each episode weaves together scientific perspectives with the compelling personal stories of ordinary people, complemented by insight by celebrities like Chevy Chase, Larry David, Alanis Morissette, John Leguizamo, Katie Couric, and Richard Gere, among many others"--Container
How smart are animals?( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four short documentaries detailing amazing advancements in scientific research on the intelligence of animals, like the discovery that the dog brain is remarkably similar to a human's, observations revealing that dolphins are capable of advanced communication, and more. Episodes include: Dog genius, Creative dolphins, Octopus & cuttlefish, and a profile of Irene Pepperberg and her talking parrot, Alex
Can I eat that?( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at some of the scientific aspects of food, including the chemistry involved in cooking a turkey, the nutritional benefits of cooking, and how taste works. Profiles Nathan Myhrvold, a scientist responsible for creating new foods in a laboratory
Can We Live Forever?( Visual )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This provocative episode of NOVA scienceNOW examines whether we can slow down the aging process, looks at the latest on human hibernation, and checks in with bioengineers and a computer scientist inventing ways to keep us "going forever." Neil deGrasse Tyson also takes a lighthearted look at whether the tricks that have kept a 1966 Volvo running for 2.7 million miles can also help the human body go the extra mile
The American brew : the rich and surprising history of beer in America( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the evolution of beer throughout the centuries and how beer became America's favorite drink
Can we make it to Mars?( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the prospect of sending humans on a trip to Mars that could last as long as two to three years. Though the dangers of this potential journey include bone and muscle deterioration, cosmic radiation, and the threat of meteoroids, new scientific innovations are being designed to circumvent such problems. The episode also features scientist Vandi Verma, who is part of the team responsible for directing Mars rovers over the planet's harsh terrain
African American lives 2( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Gates guiding eleven other African Americans on a search for their ancestry while exploring the history of African Americans from the Middle Passage and slavery to the early 20th century. Shows how genealogical investigations and DNA analysis help Maya Angelou, Bliss Broyard, Don Cheadle, Morgan Freeman, Peter Gomes, Kathleen Henderson, Linda Johnson Rice, Tom Joyner, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Chris Rock, Tina Turner, and Gates himself discover where they come from and who they are
Finding your roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deval Patrick is the first African American Governor of Massachusetts, and Jessica Alba is an actress who proudly embraces her Mexican American heritage. But cutting edge DNA analysis reveals that their family trees in fact contain a far more diverse range of cultures and races. Jessica Alba descends from, Jewish ancestors, Mayans and the official cartographer of France's King Louis the 14th. Deval Patrick's roots lead to a black homesteader in Colorado and a white master who gave his former slave land after the Civil War. We also use DNA to delve deeper into the families of other guests from the series including Valerie Jarrett, Anderson Cooper and to overcome dead ends on host Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s own tree. The secrets encoded in their genomes challenge these guests' ideas about their families' histories and their identities today
Finding your roots collection, with Harry Connick, Jr and Branford Marsalis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history. Part 1: The family histories of New Orleans musicians Branford Marsalis and Harry Connick Jr
Finding your roots collection, with Maggie Gyllenhaal and Robert Downey, Jr( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history. Part 6: A look at the ancestral pasts of actors Robert Downey, Jr. and Maggie Gyllenhaal
Finding your roots collection, with Michelle Rodriguez, Adrian Grenier and Linda Chavez( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history. Part 10: The ancestral pasts of Michelle Rodriguez, Adrian Grenier and Linda Chavez
Finding your roots collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history
Finding your roots collection, with Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice and Ruth Simmons( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history. Part 7: The ancestral pasts of Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice, and Ruth Simmons
Finding your roots( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from
Finding your roots collection, with Cory Booker and John Lewis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history. Part 2: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. examines the ancestry pasts of two remarkable politicians, Congressman John Lewis and Newark Mayor, Cory Booker
Finding your roots collection, with Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history. Part 4: The ancestral pasts of married Hollywood actors Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick
Finding your roots collection, with Sanjay Gupta, Margaret Cho and Martha Stewart( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history. Part 8: The ancestral pasts of Sanjay Gupta, Margaret Cho and Martha Stewart
Finding your roots collection, with Angela Buchdahl, Rick Warren and Yasir Qadhi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history. Part 5: The family histories of Pastor Rick Warren, Rabbi Angela Buchdahl, and Sheikh Yasir Qadhi
Finding your roots collection, with John Legend, Wanda Sykes and Margarett Cooper( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history. Part 9: The ancestral pasts of John Legend, Wanda Sykes and Margarett Cooper
Finding your roots collection, with Barbara Walters and Geoffrey Canada( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history. Part 3: The ancestral pasts of journalist Barbara Walters and educator Geoffrey Canada
 
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The American brew : the rich and surprising history of beer in America
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African American lives 2
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