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National Geographic Television

Overview
Works: 1,530 works in 2,350 publications in 4 languages and 36,849 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Nature television programs  History  Animal films  Nature films 
Roles: prn, Producer, pmn, Editor, brd
Classifications: QH341.N37, 910.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by National Geographic Television
30 years of National Geographic specials by Gail Willumsen( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,638 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 by National Graphic( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewers take a trip back to the time of dinosaurs and a look at how they are related to many of today's creatures
Egypt eternal : the quest for lost tombs by Amy Bucher( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This National Geographic Special shows treasures from the Cliffside of Tombs to the Valley of the Golden Mummies
Tsunami : killer wave by National Geographic Video (Firm)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 877 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
Inside the Vatican by Peter Ustinov( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 703 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
Totally tropical rain forest by National Geographic Society (Wash.)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the tropical rainforests of Central and South America and looks at the animals found there, including jaguars, poison-arrow frogs, sloths and howler monkeys
Polar prowl by McPaul Smith( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Spin, National Geographic's globe-on-the-go, as he leads a tour of the Arctic and Antarctic regions
Volcano : nature's inferno by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel around the world for a firsthand look at volcanoes-- perhaps the most dazzling but destructive natural force on Earth. Massive volcanic eruption can turn day into night, releasing the power of an atomic blast and spewing toxic avalanches of lava, gas, and ash. Join volcanologists in their dangerous quest to forecast eruptions and save lives
Earth : a new wild( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a stunning new look at our wild planet by turning the cameras around to show the world as it really is, with humans in the picture. Dr. M. Sanjayan journeys to the frontiers of where man and animal meet to discover how our relationship with the greatest natural history events on the planet can provide a key to preserving our present and enriching our future
Inside the White House : America's most famous house by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... National Geographic Television takes viewers behind the scenes of the White House--through basement corridors, kitchens, and even into the private quarters of the First Family--to explore the history of the house and its significance ... Against the backdrop of a recent state dinner for Russian President Boris Yeltsin, the White House Chief Usher corrals butlers, chefs, waiters, the press corps, dishwashers, dignitaries, and 150 invited guests
Vietnam's unseen war : pictures from the other side( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 569 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( Visual )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and Hebrew and held by 558 WorldCat member 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
The battle for Midway by Donovan Reiff( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 543 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
The lord of the rings : the fellowship of the ring( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of Tolkien's world of Middle-Earth, as it relates to our own reality
Pearl Harbor : legacy of attack by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 476 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
Awesome animal builders( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how various animals construct their homes and the migration patterns of some animals
Farmyard friends by National Geographic Society( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spin goes on a farmyard safari that proves that tame animals have really rowdy relatives in the wild. Spin also meets with real-life animal rescuers who are keeping koalas safe in Australia, protecting pandas in China, and running with rhinos in Africa
The President's photographer : fifty years inside the Oval Office( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic follows Pete Souza, the President's photographer inside the Obama White House, aboard Air Force One, backstage at the State of the Union, and into the heart of the West Wing. It's a behind-the-scenes look at the everyday grit of the American presidency and a chance to see what it's like to cover the most powerful man in the world, for history. Features intimate interviews with President Obama
The photographers by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographers who have worked for National Geographic reflect on their art
Dinosaur hunters by Warner Home Video( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paleontologists from the American Museum of Natural History retrace the famous aborted 1922 expedition of Roy Chapman Andrews into Mongolia's Gobi Desert, one of the richest dinosaur graveyards in the world, and unearth some groundbreaking finds of their own
 
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30 years of National Geographic specials
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Dinosaurs and other creature featuresTotally tropical rain forestVolcano : nature's infernoInside the White House : America's most famous housePearl Harbor : legacy of attackDinosaur hunters
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Spanish (4)

Chinese (1)

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