WorldCat Identities

Oregon Public Broadcasting

Overview
Works: 1,746 works in 2,953 publications in 2 languages and 78,459 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Documentary television programs  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  History  Educational films  Nonfiction films  Nature television programs  Children's television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer, brd, Distributor
Classifications: QE862.D5, 363.34
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Oregon Public Broadcasting
Dinosaur by Mary Frank( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewers assume the role of paleontologists in order to piece together known facts about dinosaurs
The rape of Europa by Richard Berge( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An epic journey through seven countries, into the violent whirlwind of fanaticism, greed, and warfare that threatened to wipe out the artistic heritage of Europe. For twelve long years, the Nazis looted and destroyed art on a scale unprecedented in history. But heroic young art historians and curators from America and across Europe fought back with a miraculous campaign to rescue and return millions of lost, hidden and stolen treasures" -- Menemsha Films website
Arctic & Antarctic by Eyewitness( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,371 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
Raising Cain : exploring the inner lives of America's boys by Michael Thompson( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two of the country's leading child psychologists identify the social and emotion challenges that boys encounter in school and show how parents can help boys cultivate emotional awareness, giving them the support to navigate the social pressures of youth
History detectives( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode of History detectives, the investigators check out three different objects and research the people and the purposes of the objects
Prehistoric life by Edward Ortleb( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special effects and graphics aid an exploration of early life on Earth including an examination of the fossil record for clues to prehistoric life and examples of how life forms have continually adapted to the ever-changing world
Planets by Gustav Holst( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,036 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
The sixties : the years that shaped a generation( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,024 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
Cat by Carl Maria von Weber( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the fascinating and ancient journey of these mysterious and adored animals from the African Savanna to the modern home. Investigates evolution, anatomy, habitat, behavior and more
Jerusalem : center of the world( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,004 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
Monster by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 955 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
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 929 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 meth epidemic( Visual )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 904 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 ingredients in meth - ephedrine and pseudoephedrine - sold legally in over-the-counter cold remedies
Dog by Arthur Køpcke( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 902 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
Desert by Stan Brakhage( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and French and held by 894 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
Volcano by Tommy Lee Jones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the forces inside the Earth that cause volcanoes to erupt and earthquakes to shake the landscape
Superheroes : a never-ending battle( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 817 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
Affluenza( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fascinating look at one of the greatest social maladies of our time: overconsumption and materialism. Hosted by National Public Radio's Scott Simon, the program explores both the comical and sobering aspects of our consumerism and its enormous impact on families, communities and the environment. With the help of historians and archival film, Affluenza reveals the forces that have dramatically transformed us from a nation that prizes thriftiness - with strong beliefs in 'plain living and high thinking' - into the ultimate consumer society"--Container
How we got to now( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join best-selling author Steven Johnson to hear extraordinary stories behind remarkable ideas that made modern life possible, the unsung heroes who brought them about, and the unexpected and bizarre consequences each of these innovations triggered
Rainforest (Jungle)( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience the sites and sounds of the jungle as you journey through the rainforests of the world. Students will learn about pollination, propagation and photosynthesis and meet diverse creatures that inhabit these regions
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityOregon Educational & Public Broadcasting Service

OPB

OPB (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

Oregon Public Broadcasting System

Oregon Public Radio Network

Languages
English (168)

French (3)