National Geographic Television
Most widely held works by National Geographic Television
30 years of National Geographic specials ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
Celebrates 30 years of televised specials by the National Geographic Society.
Africa ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 991 libraries worldwide
A look at the continent of Africa as seen through the eyes of the African people. Experience the skills needed to survive, not only the climate, but the social and economic conditions as well.
Dinosaurs and other creature features ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 952 libraries worldwide
Travel back to the days of raging raptors and the terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex, when dinosaurs ruled the earth. Plus, see some of the world's creepiest creatures such as spiders, ants, dung beetles, and more.
Tsunami killer wave ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 933 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.
Egypt eternal the quest for lost tombs ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 828 libraries worldwide
This National Geographic Special shows treasures from the Cliffside of Tombs to the Valley of the Golden Mummies.
Inside the Vatican ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 760 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.
Stress portrait of a killer ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 742 libraries worldwide
Stanford University neurobiologist, Robert Sapolsky, has been advancing our understanding of stress - how it impacts our bodies and how our social standing can make us more or less susceptible. Research reveals that the impact of stress can be found deep within us, shrinking our brains, adding fat to our bellies, even unraveling our chromosomes. Yet understanding how stress works can help us figure out a ways to combat it and how to live a life free of the tyranny of this contemporary plague.
The lord of the rings the fellowship of the ring ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 700 libraries worldwide
Through the examination of myth, legend, language and history, an exploration of how the imaginary world of Middle-Earth reflects our own. Includes interviews with the cast, filmmakers, explorers, anthropologists, and archaeologists.
Polar prowl ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Join Spin, National Geographic's globe-on-the-go, as he leads a tour of the Arctic and Antarctic regions.
The battle for Midway ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 624 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 White House ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 569 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.
Pearl Harbor legacy of attack ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
An exploration of the still unsolved mysteries and startling true stories from behind the 'day of infamy' that plunged the United States into World War II"; a search for a sunken Japanese midget submarine; eyewitness accounts by both American and Japanese survivors; images captured inside the sunken hull of the battleship Arizona.
Afghanistan revealed ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
Provides a vivid portrait of Afghanistan, featuring in-depth interviews with the late Afghan resistance leader Ahman Shad Massoud, and Taliban soldiers being held by the Northern Alliance; and looks at refugees who speak of their suffering from the effects of Taliban rule.
Volcano ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
A firsthand look at volcanoes, including Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines and Japan's Mount Unzen.
Blackbeard terror at sea ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
A dramatic reenactment of the exploits of the pirate Edward Teach, a.k.a. Blackbeard, who during his career led in the pillage of forty ships en route to or from the Caribbean.
Mysteries of Egypt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Presents a story of a grandfather who enchants his granddaughter with tales of tombs and treasures. Travel back more than 4,000 years to a time when the Great Pyramids of Giza were built. A special 30-minute bonus program gives you an insider's look at what it took to create this film.
Dinosaur hunters ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
In 1922 American paleontologist Roy Chapman Andrews led an archeological expedition into Mongolia's Gobi Desert and uncovered one of the richest dinosaur graveyards in the world. Political conflicts forced him to leave before he had even scratched the surface of the treasure below. In 1997, two paleontologists, Mike Novacek and Mark Norell, were allowed to return, retracing Chapman's steps and unearthing some groundbreaking finds of their own.
The photographers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Photographers who have worked for National Geographic reflect on their art.
Cyclone ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Chronicles some of the world's most shocking storms with roofs ripped from houses, trees snapped like toothpicks, and trucks tossed about like children's toys. Includes twisters, hurricanes, and typhoons.
Vietnam's unseen war pictures from the other side ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 420 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.
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