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Oregon Public Broadcasting

Overview
Works: 1,542 works in 2,620 publications in 2 languages and 75,597 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Children's films  Juvenile works  Nonfiction television programs  History  Educational films  Nature television programs  Documentary films  Children's television programs  Drama 
Roles: prn, Producer, brd, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Oregon Public Broadcasting
Dinosaur by D. B Sweeney( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students will gain an understanding of the Jurassic and Mesozoic era through study of paleontology, dinosaur entomology, theories of extinction and dinosaur physiology
Volcano by Tommy Lee Jones( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the geology of continental drift and the origin of volcanoes, and to the influence of volcanic activity on human culture
Arctic & Antarctic by Eyewitness( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the general ecology and animal life of the two polar regions and to their place in human history
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the dangerous and destructive forces of nature, from hurricanes to volcanoes, tornadoes to avalanches and earthquakes. Rare footage reveals the Earth at its most violent. The making of Eyewitness (written and produced by Bill Butt ; director/cameraman Mike Kamei ; music by Guy Michelmore) shows the camera and computer techniques used in the production of the series opening screens
The rape of Europa by Richard Berge( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine the world without our masterpieces. Interviews with eyewitnesses and historians and newsreel footage show how heroic Europeans, Russians, and Americans worked to save the art of Europe during World War II
Raising Cain : exploring the inner lives of America's boys by Michael Thompson( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the emotional development of boys in America today and examines factors that contribute to their behavior
Jerusalem : center of the world( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the world's most incredible city, capturing the rich mosaic of the city's Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities. Covering a history of over 4,000 years, the film explores the founding of the city, and the birth and convergence of the world's three major monotheistic religions, and the key events in Jerusalem's history as described in the Hebrew and Christian Bibles, the Talmud, the Hagaddah, the Koran, and the Hadith. Highlights include: Mount Moriah, the site of the First and Second Temples; the Church of the Holy Sepulcher; the Dome of the Rock; and the Western Wall
Planets by Gustav Holst( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey through space and time, witnessing the birth of the sun and traveling to the outer limits of the solar system
Prehistoric life by Edward Ortleb( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores Earth's age, uncovers fossils and traces evolution through the geological time periods. It also examines continental drift, studies cockroaches, early communication, and the role of mass extinctions throughout history
Human machine (Bodyzone) by Coronet Instructional Media (Firm)( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of an 8-part series of adventures in a virtual science museum. This segment investigates the most complex machine of all-- the human body. Discusses what it requires for survival and describes its intricate systems. Shows how a network of signals enables us to breathe, see, hear and digest food. Examines circulation. Looks at the function of organs and cells. Shows how the brain organizes its information
Kingdom of David : the saga of the Israelites( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Israelites and the creation of the world's first monotheistic religion
Cat by Carl Maria von Weber( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey into the three-dimensional "virtual museum" where live-action photography creates the sensation of being inside the picture. Cat - Eyewitness cat observes how cats are designed for the hunt and reveals the myths, legends, literature and films where cats play the starring role. Dog - Eyewintess dog illustrates the stamina, speed, and highly tuned sense that makes dogs hunters at heart
The meth epidemic( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the meth rampage in America: the appalling impact on individuals, families and communities, and the difficult of controlling an essential ingredient in meth - ephedrine and pseudoephedrine - sold legally in over-the-counter cold remedies
The sixties : the years that shaped a generation( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary features revealing interviews with the prominent figures of the era including: Barbara Ehrenreich, Daniel Ellsberg, Jesse Jackson, Tom Hayden, Arlo Guthrie, Henry Kissinger, Norman Mailer, Robert McNamara, Ed Messe III and Bobby Seale
Monster by Patty Jenkins( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do some animals give us the creeps? Takes a journey through fact and fantasy, coming face to face with deadly spiders, scorpions and ferocious crocodiles. Meet terrifying monsters from myth and legend and discover which real creatures may have inspired the creation of these mythical beasts. Followed by a short programme which looks behind the scenes at the making of Monster. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Dog by Eddie Adcock Band( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover the wolf connections that give dogs their hunting, courting, mating, and social traits, and find out what a dog's life is really all about"--Box
Spain & Portugal by Rick Steves( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All 8 half-hour shows on the Eastern Mediterranean, filmed entirely on location
Desert by Eyewitness( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in French and English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the geographical history of deserts, their animal life and their importance for human culture
Rick Steves' Europe( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All 6 half-hour shows on Ireland and Scotland, filmed entirely on location
Superheroes : a never-ending battle( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the dawn of the comic book genre and its progenitors, as well as the evolution of the characters that leapt from the pages over the last 70 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. It chronicles how these 'disposable diversions' were subject to intense government scrutiny for their influence on American children and how they were created in large part by immigrants whose fierce loyalty to a new homeland laid the foundation of a multi-billion-dollar industry
 
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Raising Cain : exploring the inner lives of America's boys
Alternative Names

controlled identityOregon Educational & Public Broadcasting Service

OPB

OPB (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

Oregon Public Broadcasting System

俄勒冈州公共广播

Languages
English (189)

French (3)

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VolcanoArctic & AntarcticNatural disastersRaising Cain : exploring the inner lives of America's boysHuman machine (Bodyzone)CatDogSpain & Portugal