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National Geographic Television

Overview
Works: 1,088 works in 1,445 publications in 3 languages and 36,866 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Music  Personal narratives  Biography  Drama  Interviews  Documentary television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Producer, Editor
Classifications: QH341.N37, 612.647
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by National Geographic Television
30 years of National Geographic specials by National Geographic Society ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of highlights and clips from past programs of the National Geographic televised documentaries, marking the 30-year anniversary of the Society's documentary production. From the very first National Geographic special in 1963, which followed a team of Americans as they ascended Mt. Everest, content ranges from wilderness to cultural exploration. Through these programs, National Geographic offered a broad variety of sights and perspectives which were previously unknown to the average viewing public. Still bearing historical value, examples include segments from the films that helped promote and popularize such issues as species and habitat protection and the works of Dr. Louis Leakey, Jacques Cousteau, Dian Fossey, and Jane Goodall
Dinosaurs and other creature features ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at dinosaurs and some of their living reptile relatives like alligators, lizards, and snakes, plus some of the world's creepiest creatures such as spiders, ants, and dung beetles
Africa by Matthew Thompson ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2001 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,100 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
Egypt eternal the quest for lost tombs ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This National Geographic Special shows treasures from the Cliffside of Tombs to the Valley of the Golden Mummies
Stress portrait of a killer ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Stanford University neurobiologist 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
Inside the Vatican by John Bredar ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 790 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
Polar prowl by McPaul Smith ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Spin, National Geographic's globe-on-the-go, as he leads a tour of the Arctic and Antarctic regions
Tsunami killer wave ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 742 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 )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 718 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 )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 665 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
Vietnam's unseen war pictures from the other side ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 619 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
Pearl Harbor legacy of attack ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member 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
The lord of the rings the fellowship of the ring ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member 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
The photographers by Robin Goldman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Photographers who have worked for National Geographic reflect on their art
Dinosaur hunters ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 471 WorldCat member 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
Blackbeard terror at sea ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member 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
Afghanistan revealed ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author Sebastian Junger and photographer Reza travel into Afghanistan for the last interview with the assassinated resistance leader, Ahmed Shah Massoud. Shows Taliban soldiers held by the Northern Alliance and refugees, who describe suffering under Taliban rule
Inside the White House ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 447 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
Nature's fury by Cari Meister ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the power and unpredictability of natural disasters: earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods. Concentrates on the Loma Prieta earthquake, the preparedness level of Japan for an earthquake, Hurricane Andrew, and the Mississippi floods of 1993. Also focuses on efforts being made to improve prediction of such natural events
In the womb ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the fetal development of an elephant, a dolphin, and a dog from a common evolutionary root into dramatically diverse adult mammals
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity National Geographic Television & Film

National Geographic Television.
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Languages
English (107)
Spanish (2)
Hebrew (1)
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