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National Geographic Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 391 works in 684 publications in 2 languages and 30,497 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction television programs  Science television programs  Historical television programs  Drama  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Personal narratives 
Classifications: QE522, 551.21
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Most widely held works by National Geographic Video (Firm)
Lewis & Clark : great journey West by Bruce Neibaur( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relive an amazing tale of discovery and exploration as National Geographic brings to life the first crossing. Two hundred years after Lewis & Clark epic journey, go back in time and discover the adventure, danger, and beauty of the unmapped West
Eyewitness volcano by Mick Jackson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a firsthand look at some of the world's most notorious volcanoes, including Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines and Japan's Mount Unzen
Secrets of the Titanic( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights of the Titanic by the underwater exploration team led by Dr. Robert Ballard
Asteroids : deadly impact by Mei guo guo jia di li xue hui ; (National Geographic Society)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Asteroids and comets: Every year, millions of these 'stray bullets' streak the skies, and tons of small meteorites strike our planet! Some 65 million years ago, dinosaurs were wiped off the face of the earth in what many believe was the aftermath of a massive comet collision. Could something like this happen again? Scientists believe that the impact of an asteroid only a mile wide would be globally catastrophic. Join extraordinary geologist Eugene Shoemaker and his wife Carolyn who have remapped the heavens with their discoveries of more than 30 comets and hundreds of asteroids. Now that we know what's out there, how can we defend ourselves?"--Publisher's website
Tsunami : killer wave( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel the Pacific Rim to track the underwater earthquakes that spawn tsunamis and watch as residents of this seismically volatile region brace for the next killer wave
Tigers of the snow by Mei guo guo jia di li xue hui( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venture into the dense forests of coastal Siberia to track the biggest cat on earth, the elusive Siberian tiger
Lost kingdoms of the Maya by Patrick Prentice( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the forests of Central America and Mexico on the trail of the ancient Maya. Distinguished scientists unearth artifacts, reconstruct cities and decipher the hieroglyphics of an extraordinary civilization
Inside the Vatican by John B Bredar( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rare glimpse inside the secret archives and private chapels of the Vatican. Privileged accounts from Vatican officials, historians, and devoted individuals who work closely with Pope John Paul II provide insight into the remarkable history of the holy city and the unique traditions that have survived for nearly 2000 years
China's lost girls( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To curb the country's exploding population, China limits most families to one child, or in certain circumstances, two children. Due to cultural, social, and economic factors, traditional preference leans toward boys, so girls are often hidden, aborted or abandoned. As a result, thousands of girls end up in orphanages in China. Today, more than one-quarter of all babies adopted from abroad by American families come from China- and nearly all are girls. National Geographic and Lisa Ling join some of these families as they travel to China to meet their new daughters for the first time. Along this emotional journey, Lisa Ling shares in the joy of these growing families and also witnesses firsthand China's gender gap, examines its roots, and discusses its possible repercussions"--Container
Vietnam's unseen war : pictures from the other side( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow Tim Page, legendary British photojournalist, through Vietnam as he brings the personal experiences of North Vietnamese photographers, civilians and soldiers to the Western viewer
Nature's fury by Cari Meister( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the destructive power of tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods, stories of heroism and tragedy associated with these events, and scientists' efforts to study and predict them
Inside the Milky Way( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Embark on an astounding journey across 100,000 light-years to witness key moments in the history of the Milky Way. Using cutting-edge science, National Geographic constructs a 3-D state-of-the-art CGI model of the galaxy. Peer into the heart of the Milky Way on the hunt for super-massive black holes, watch how stars are born and die, fly out and above the plane of the galaxy to understand its true shape, and scour its dusty spiral arms for the possibility of life
Dawn of humanity( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nova and National Geographic present exclusive access to an astounding discovery of ancient fossil human ancestors. Deep in a South African cave, a special team of experts has brought to light an unprecedented wealth of fossils belonging to a crucial gap in the record of our origins that spans the transition between the ape-like australopithecines (such as the famous Lucy) and the earliest members of the human family. The film describes the 2013 discovery, and later excavation, of the fossil remains of Homo naledi, an extinct species of hominin assigned to the genus Homo, found within the Dinaledi Chamber of the Rising Star Cave system, located in the Cradle of Humankind, South Africa
The battle for Midway( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Robert Ballard leads a team of experts and four World War II veterans to Midway Island where the U.S. and Japan fought one of the fiercest battles of the war. They're in a race against time to find at least one of the downed aircraft carriers including the U.S.S. Yorktown
Inside the Pentagon by Nancy LeBrun( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This behind-the-scenes look at the Pentagon, nerve center of the U.S. military, includes an overview of its recovery from the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack and provides access to a high-security room known as "The Tank," in which the Joint Chiefs of Staff meet to devise strategies for the armed forces
Africa by Harvey Lilley( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic series presenting Africa through the eyes of its people, conveying the beauty and diversity of the continent and the compelling personal stories of those who shape its future
Mysteries of mankind by National Geographic( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces anthropological research in human evolution, beginning with discoveries in Africa of australopithecine bones, the Leakeys' discoveries in the African Rift Valley and Olduvai Gorge, and Johanson's work in Hadar, Ethiopia. Includes discussion of dating techniques such as laser dating and the search for a common ancestor
Inside the White House( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the human side of this legendary house in candid interviews with every living President and First Lady, and peek inside the families' rarely-seen private living quarters. Follow along as a small army of employees whirls behind the scenes in a frenzy of activity surrounding a major state visit and dinner
Death Valley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death Valley National Park is a land of extremes. It's the driest place in the United States, the lowest place in the Western Hemisphere and, at one time, the hottest single location recorded on Earth. Yet here -- in this seemingly inhospitable chasm -- life thrives. More than 1,000 species of plant call this park home and several animal species here live nowhere else on Earth. Journey with National Geographic from the park's highest peak, at 11,049 feet, to its lowest point, a staggering 282 feet below sea-level, and meet the scientists who are working to protect this wild place as the mercury rises
Egypt : quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host E.G. Marshall looks at the ancient Egyptians who spent their whole lifetime preparing for life after death. Shows how the monuments and temples they left behind celebrate the power and mystery of their civilization. Highlights the works of Ramses
 
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