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Thirteen Productions

Works: 281 works in 513 publications in 1 language and 51,298 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  History  Historical television programs  Nature television programs  Biographies  Biographical television programs  Wildlife television programs  Television programs 
Roles: prn
Classifications: E185, B
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Most widely held works by Thirteen Productions
The African Americans : many rivers to cross( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds
The talk : race in America( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two-hour film about "the talk" that parents have with their children of color (primarily boys) to teach them how to act around the police in order to remain safe
Janis : Little Girl Blue by Janis Joplin( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on rock singer Janis Joplin, with her own words telling much of the story through a series of letters she wrote home over the years, read by Chan Marshall. Includes interviews with musicians P!nk, Kris Kristofferson, Melissa Etheridge, Bob Weir, Juliette Lewis, TV presenter Dick Cavett, filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker, the Joplin family, and others
Bing Crosby rediscovered( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Crosby discusses her father Bing Crosby's values and the way they affected the upbringing of his children
The story of cats by Artist Not Provided( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the evolution of cats from their beginnings on the Asian continent to their introduction into the Americas, taking an in-depth look at what makes the family of felines unique and the evolutionary tricks and adaptions that truly make a cat, a cat
Shakespeare uncovered. the stories behind the Bard's greatest plays( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six celebrated hosts to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays, revealing not just the elements in the play, but the history of the play itself. What sparked the creation of each of these works? Where did Shakespeare get his plots, and what cultural, political and religious factors influenced his writing? Why has this body of work endured so thoroughly? What, in the end, makes Shakespeare so great?
A sloth named Velcro by Ana E Salceda( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2000, Ana Salceda, a young journalist, moved from her native Spain to explore the wilds of Panama. She became the caregiver for a tiny orphaned baby sloth named Velcro. This is the story of Ana's return to Central and South America to see how much has changed since Velcro came into her life. Sloths, once largely ignored, have become a hot topic of scientific researchers
Finding your roots( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from
American epic( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big bang: At the height of the Roaring Twenties, music scouts armed with cutting-edge recording technology set out across America to capture the unsung voices of everyday folk. Blood and soil: America's poor - cotton field slaves, mine workers, sharecroppers - find freedom through music, creating gospel, protest songs, and Delta blues. Out of the many, the one: Exotic cultures spanning America are captured on record for the first time, inventing new instruments and new cultural identities. The American epic sessions: Jack White and T Bone Burnett produce an epic recording session using the only working 1920s recording device in existence in this tribute to the artists celebrated in the American epic documentaries
Edgar A. Poe : buried alive( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edgar Allan Poe: buried alive draws on the rich palette of Poe's evocative imagery and sharply drawn plots to tell the real story of the notorious author. Featuring Tony Award-winning actor Denis O'Hare, the film explores the misrepresentations of Poe as an alcoholic madman. It reveals the way in which Poe tapped into what it means to be a human in the modern and sometimes frightening world
Equus : story of the horse( Visual )

4 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the moment humans mounted horses 6,000 years ago, these magnificent animals helped shape the world by allowing mankind to explore, conquer, and flourish on horseback. Join anthropologist Niobe Thompson on a global journey to examine the evolution of horsepower, discover the mysterious origins of the incredible partnership, and witness the enduring love of 400 breeds of horses today
Dick Cavett's Watergate( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This offers a unique opportunity to mark the 40th anniversary of a defining moment in American history. From 1972 to 1974 the Watergate scandal unfolded on The Dick Cavett Show, as Cavett interviewed nearly every major Watergate figure, even non-political guests expressed their opinions. Dick Cavett's Watergate documents the scandal in the words of the people who lived it
Dick Cavett's Vietnam( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reexamines the Vietnam War and its impact on America through the prism of interviews conducted by the iconic host of The Dick Cavett Show from 1968-75. Those interviews, combined with archival footage, network news broadcasts, and newly filmed interviews with Cavett and other experts, provide fresh insight and perspective on this controversial chapter of American history
Secrets of the dead( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tomb of 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones discovered in El Sidron, a remote, mountainous region of northern Spain, leads to a compelling investigation to solve a double mystery: How did this group of Neanderthals die? And could the fate of this group help explain Neanderthal extinction? Scientists examine the bones and discover signs that tell a shocking story of how this group may have met their deaths
Yosemite( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join scientists, experts, and adventurers as they trudge through mountains of snow, climb trees as tall as buildings, and soar high in the air to spy just how global changes are affecting one of America's greatest wildernesses
Owl power( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What actually makes owls so special? Bird trainers Lloyd and Rose Buck and their very special family of owls provide a rare opportunity to learn more about these unique birds. Using the latest technology, we can take a brand new look at owls in more detail than ever before. The real stories behind how they hunt, how their vision and hearing works, and how they fly so silently are influencing 21st century technology and design
The jazz ambassadors( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1955, as the Soviet Union's pervasive propaganda about the U.S. and American racism spread globally, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. convinced President Eisenhower that jazz was the best way to intervene in the Cold War cultural conflict. For the next decade, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and Dave Brubeck traveled the globe to perform as cultural ambassadors
Invasion of the killer whales( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remarkable new story is unfolding in the Arctic. As the ice melts and polar bears struggle to survive, another animal is taking over the polar bear's once dominant role as top predator. An ever-increasing number of killer whales are appearing in Arctic waters. As the polar bear's world is shrinking, the orca's is growing
American Ballet Theatre : a history( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ric Burns presents this rich, 75-year history of one of the most respected and revered dance companies in the world. With unprecedented access to the company, witness dramatic live performances, grueling rehearsals, and iconic dances by Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, and many others; as well as rare footage of ballet icons Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and more
H is for hawk : a new chapter by Helen Macdonald( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen Macdonald's bestseller H Is for Hawk told the story of a grieving daughter who found healing in training a goshawk. The goshawk is one of Mother Nature's own fighter jets, capable of finding and killing its prey with the speed of a lightning bolt. Now Macdonald digs deeper into the world of these raptors by following a family in the wild while raising and training a new goshawk of her own
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