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National Geographic Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 386 works in 694 publications in 2 languages and 32,431 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Drama  Historical television programs  Biography  Case studies  Documentary television programs  Pictorial works  Miscellanea 
Classifications: G530.T6, 917.8042
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Most widely held works by National Geographic Video (Firm)
Lewis & Clark great journey West by Bruce Neibaur( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,454 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
Secrets of the Titanic ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlights of the Titanic by the underwater exploration team led by Dr. Robert Ballard
Asteroids deadly impact by National Geographic Society( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 976 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
Lost kingdoms of the Maya by Patrick Prentice( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 737 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
Tsunami killer wave ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 735 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
Volcano nature's inferno ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 706 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
The battle for Midway ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 657 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
Tigers of the snow ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Venture into the dense forests of coastal Siberia to track the biggest cat on earth, the elusive Siberian tiger
China's lost girls ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 617 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
Inside the Vatican ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 593 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
Nature's fury by Cari Meister( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 563 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
Mysteries of mankind ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 460 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
Last voyage of the Lusitania by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the disaster that shocked the world on May 7, 1915, when the state-of-the-art ocean liner sank after being struck by a German U-Boat torpedo that killed over 1100 passengers
Vietnam's unseen war pictures from the other side ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journey deep behind battle lines to experience a different side of the Vietnam War - the side seen only through the lenses of North Vietnam photographers. Renowned British photojournalist Tim Page travels back to the land where he nearly lost his life to meet with North Vietnamese war photographers, revealing remarkable, never-before-seen photos and personal stories long hidden by time and tragedy
Africa by Matthew Thompson( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 447 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
Inside the Milky Way ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 443 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. Gaze 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
America's endangered species don't say good-bye ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Photographers Susan Middleton and David Liittschwager are in a race against the clock to capture powerful portraits of America's most threatened creatures. In their adventures they encounter a camera-shy blackfooted ferret, capture the beauty of golden trout, help release a pair of red wolves back to the wild, and watch from a front-row seat as a bald eagle chick is returned to its cliffside nest. Their every picture tells a story, hoping to save America's natural treasures
Inside the White House ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 416 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
Egypt quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The river Nile gave birth to one of history's great civilizations. Through the centuries, the ancient Egyptians created and constructed the most glorius monuments the world has ever seen
Inside the Pentagon ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 406 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
 
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Alternative Names
National Geographic Society (U.S.). National Geographic Video
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English (92)
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