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WGBH Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,803 works in 3,293 publications in 1 language and 204,168 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations  Romance television programs  Television mini-series  History  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: prn, fds, Distributor, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by WGBH Video (Firm)
The elegant universe by B Greene( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physicist Brian Greene discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity, and considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search
Yoga for the rest of us by Peggy Cappy( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the right exercises and yoga poses to protect your back and improve your posture. Includes a bonus segment for restoring poses using the help of gravity
Dying to be thin by Larkin McPhee( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the eating disorders anorexia nervosa and bulimia, current treatments, and the American obsession with thin women. Interviews health experts and models, ballet dancers, and other young women who are seeking recovery or have conquered their disease
Einstein's big idea( Visual )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes how Einstein arrived at his 1905 discovery that the realms of matter and energy are linked. Reveals the roots of this breakthrough in the human stories of scientists Michael Farady, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc², and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
Medieval siege( Visual )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's technology to recreate ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe to Easter Island and China to discover mysteries locked in stone and archaeological forms that served as a foundation for bridges
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, romance novel addict Catherine Morland is invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies. She forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney, but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short"--Container
Walking the Bible with Bruce Feiler by Bruce S Feiler( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows author Bruce Feiler as he journeys by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel through some of the greatest stories ever told, the five books of Moses. Begins in the holy city of Jerusalem and travels to a possible site of the garden of Eden on the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates in Turkey. Climbs Mt. Ararat in search of Noah's ark and explores the sulfurous land by the Dead Sea, with its salt pillars called "Lot's wife." Visits the ancient ruins of Egyptian cities where the Israelites were said to toil under an oppressive pharaoh and examines the harsh environment of the Sinai, where the Israelites wandered for forty years. Intersperses dramatic scripture readings to bring viewers closer to the biblical settings
Saved by the sun( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NOVA presents a provocative mix of scientists, economists, and ordinary citizens who are all pushing the envelope of solar power's untapped potential
Cracking the code of life( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary examines the complex race to decode the human genome. Examines the work of, and contains interviews with: Francis Collins, director of the National Center for Human Genome Research; J. Craig Venter, head of its rival, the private Celera Genomics; and the Whitehead Institute's Eric Lander, one of the leaders of the Human Genome Project
Mansfield Park by Iain B MacDonald( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny Price goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park and must navigate a labyrinth of intrigues and affairs among the occupants of the house
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America. This series exposes the truth through surprising revelations, dramatic recreations, rare archival photography, riveting first-person accounts and defines the reality of slavery's past through insightful commentary
The Storm that drowned a city( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring eyewitness testimony, Nova takes an in-depth look at what made Hurricane Katrina so deadly and analyzes how, despite technically sophisticated flood and storm defenses, this event has resulted in unprecedented destruction for the Gulf Coast. In less than 12 hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Louisiana coast, leading to more than a thousand deaths and transforming a city of over one million into an uninhabitable swamp. "Storm That Drowned a City" is NOVA's definitive investigation into the science of Hurricane Katrina, combining a penetrating analysis of what went wrong with a dramatic, minute-by-minute unfolding of events told through eyewitness testimony. What made this storm so deadly? Will powerful hurricanes like Katrina strike more often? How accurately did scientists predict its impact, and why did the levees protecting New Orleans fail?
The Inspector Lynley mysteries( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lynley and Havers travel to Yorkshire to investigate the beheading of a local farmer
 
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Walking the Bible with Bruce FeilerAfricans in America : America's journey through slaveryThe Inspector Lynley mysteries