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Landmark Media, Inc

Overview
Works: 1,782 works in 2,453 publications in 2 languages and 26,678 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Internet videos  Interviews  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Ethnographic television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Assignee
Classifications: GN303, 940.544
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Most widely held works by Landmark Media, Inc
Kent State : the day the war came home by Chris ; David Mucci Triffo( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks back on the reasons for the violent attack on anti-Vietnam-war student demonstrators on the Kent State University campus in 1970. Shows the build-up of the protest against the Vietnam War, especially by the youth of the country and the Black Panthers, and follows the stories of the four students who were killed by National Guardsmen. Includes interviews with former students who witnessed the events including a wounded student-activist, a now paralyzed student, three former National Guardsman, and a sociology professor
The Celestial Empire : the path of the dragon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Celestial Empire - Path of the Dragon attempts to unveil some of the mystique behind China - the people, art, culture and heritage of this 5,000 year-old empire. This 18 part series follows Chinese history with its unrelenting perseverance through the ages, and explains why China is the only surviving empire in the world today. Both the past and the present are explored with each episode focusing on a unique facet of Chinese life. The series begins by examining how Chinese culture has survived nearly 5,000 years. This ancient dynastic nation became a major contemporary political and economic player, while all other great empires have disappeared. Through extensive research and extraordinary imagery, THE CELESTIAL EMPIRE ... will present a revealing portrait of the most intriguing nation in the world
Nightfighters( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, through interviews, the history of the Tuskegee Airmen, the all-Black 332nd fighter group that fought during World War II. Discusses how the unit experienced total segregation, unreasonable performance expectations during training, and continued prejudice despite their skills as highly competent airmen. The unit received a distinguished unit citation and was recognized as the only fighter group in the Mediterranean never to loose a bomber. These successes did not change the discrimination they encountered when they returned from the war. It did, however, result in the July 1948 desegregation of the U.S. Armed Forces with the United States Air Force as the first public institution in the United States to desegregate
Al Nakba : the Palestinian catastrophe 1948 by Benny Brunner( Visual )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and Multiple languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the effects of the 1947 partitioning of Palestine, specifically on the plight of Palestinian refugees
A decisive moment by Henri Cartier-Bresson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video features the often dramatic climaxes of American presidential elections since 1948. One question often asked by people with an interest in politics is whether US presidential elections always have a Decisive Moment, a statement, a mistake, or an event that decides the race and puts one of the two candidates into the most powerful office in the world. This video analyzes all of the presidential political campaigns from Harry S. Truman through George H.W. Bush and demonstrates the Decisive Moment that either won or lost the presidential election for the candidates. By using archival footage and visits to museums and libraries founded by every single president since World War II, this unique program tries to find the answer
Glories of Islamic art( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores the connection of the religion of Islam with its art and architecture, revealing how artistic giants such as Siniam were led by Islamic movement to craft a glorious aesthetic heritage. Their faith is reflected in the related but distinct achievements throughout the centuries"--Container
Agriculture by Christopher St. J Yates( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farmer shows us the system she designed for breeding alpacas and farming them for wool production. Another farmer details the system he has devised for growing and distributing hydroponic lettuces
Peace and Conflict Resolution( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the sources of many post-WWII conflicts and looks at the endeavors being made to resolve them
The Evolution of modern terrorism : [clear and present danger] by Joel Bailey( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From examining its roots and historical evolution, to unveiling the organizational structure of terrorist groups today, the program investigates the geopolitical and economic environments which enable these groups to flourish and wage traumatizing campaigns of horror placing entire societies under siege. Also investigates the global war against terrorism
Women in action( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women have always been entrepreneurs in the informal economy of the Caribbean. Co hosted by Vincentian Earlene Home, this video focuses on a number of projects centered on women and work in Dominica, Jamaica, and Guyana
The last horizon( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the settlement of the first inhabitants of the islands of the South Pacific Ocean
Hunters and gatherers( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the settlement of the first inhabitants of Australia
First footsteps( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the migration of Asian inhabitants into the Pacific Rim. Dr. Alan Thorne presents the beginnings of human migration from the south coast of China to the islands of Japan, the Philippines, New Guinea, and Australia using simple bamboo rafts. He talks about the evolution of homo sapiens in the area of China and the people who live around the South China Sea
Changing the menu( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the development of prehistoric agriculture in the Pacific Rim
Pure and simple( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan's long struggle to remain independent [of Chinese dominance] and to conserve its cultural identity is manifested in the simplicity and severity of ceremony and design in such aspects of life as formal gardens, calligraphy, craftsmanship in pottery, wood, paper, fan making, and bamboo
The new cutting edge( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Bronze Age of Southeast Asia
Flaming arrows( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 200 years ago Siberian hunters crossed the Bering strait land bridge into Alaska and poured into the American prairie. As their copper-colored descendants began to settle down, the "Red Indian" emerged in North America, developing an amazing diversity in habits, cultures, arts and crafts, and technology
Into the deep freeze( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the settlement of the first inhabitants of Siberia, the Aleutian Islands, and Alaska
Roads without wheels( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isolated from the rest of the world, the South American Indians produced their own remarkable range of food plants, later introduced to the other continents. They invented the wheel but used it only on toys, never for transport. Their dazzling metal-working, particularly in gold, silver, and platinum, was unique and astonishing in its technique and imagination
The powerhouse by Understanding Electricity Educational Service( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China of the Shang and Han dynasties gained cultural and technological superiority through such innovations and inventions as silk production, steel making, printing, gunpowder, and the sea-going junk.--Cf. Container and Guide
 
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