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TLC Video (Firm)

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Works: 252 works in 363 publications in 1 language and 3,144 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Educational films  Drama  Detective and mystery films  Records (Sports)  Documentary films  Biography  Science television programs 
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Most widely held works by TLC Video (Firm)
Rome : power & glory by Lynn Dougherty( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the complete history of Rome, from its primitive beginnings to the height of its glory and its eventual decline, as well as its legacies for today. Filmed in 10 countries, this series combines location footage of ancient monuments, detailed re-enactments, period art and writings, and insights from scholars and public figures to bring the ancient world to life
Free at last : civil rights heroes( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The civil rights movement in the United States is usually thought of in terms of its leadership, but often the catalysts for progress were people who fought from within a larger group or performed individual acts of heroism. Some were victims who just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. These are some of those stories"--Container
Rome : power & glory by Inc Questar( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed re-enactments of ancient customs and conflicts, period art, original writings, and insights from scholars all paint a compelling and brutal portrait of life under this mighty empire
Trading Spaces viewer's choice( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These four episodes capture all the hard work, hilarity, suspense and drama that have made Trading Spaces such a success. And if you're lucky, you just might pick up a few tips along the way"--Container
The Language of the body( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even the simplest gesture can have numerous variations and meanings according to Desmond Morris. Filmed on five continents, this film examines hand gestures, facial expressions, head movements and body distance across different cultural lines
The human animal : a natural history of the human species by Desmond Morris( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this series, Desmond Morris examines human behavior and the human condition. Issues such as body language, human evolution, modern culture, love and sex, human genetics and human creativity are discussed
Understanding the universe( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join astronomers and astrophysicists as they probe light years beyond the Milky Way. This video employs graphic models and computer animation to illustrate some of the most complex cosmology theories of all time
Best kept secrets of law enforcement( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using realistic reenactments, crime scene and courtroom footage, and interviews with police personnel and research scientists, this progrom showcases 21st-century advances in law enforcement. Discusses police pursuit techniques and equipment used by law enforcement officers
Galileo's "Dialogue."( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is said that the apple fell on Newton's head, but it was Galileo who planted the tree. This program examines, The Dialogue--arguably the most controversial book of its time--and the tumultuous events revolving around Galileo's visionary scientific achievements. The insights of Harvard University's Owen Gingerich, emeritus professor of the history of science; George Coyne, director of the Vatican Observatory; and others, plus dramatizations of scenes from the book and Galileo's trial, capture the intellectual fervor of the Scientific Revolution and the Church's struggle to discourage acceptance of Copernican cosmology
A child's world( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The set explores the mental development of children. Vol. 1 studies how they develop an adult's ability to discern the feelings of others and lie for both good and bad reasons. Vol. 2 focuses on developing mental independence that examines the abstract thought of toddlers, the memory capacity of preschoolers, and the force of childhood tantrums. Vol. 3 looks at children in relation to the existential questions of birth and death
Mummies : frozen in time( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating glimpse into how humans have been preserved throughout history
The prince by Rennie Ellis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Niccolò Machiavelli's book, The Prince. Written nearly 500 years ago when Italy was emerging from a state of anarchy, The Prince was designed as a guidebook for a single, forceful leader who would unify the country. It has come to be seen as synonymous with cynical manipulation. This video compares the crumbling of medieval order of Machiavelli's time with modern politics and includes interviews with Henry Kissinger and Senator Gary Hart
The autobiography of Malcolm X( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the impact the book The Autobiography of Malcolm X had on race relations in America. Also scrutinizes the life of Malcolm X himself. Features dramatizations and interviews with Malcolm X's family and friends, as well as scholars and authors
Understanding Oceans by Linda Duvoisin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the characteristics of the ocean's personality, from the volatile cross-currents to health issues, from endangered sea creatures to the reality of light on the ocean floor
The sun and other stars( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sun is just one of billions of stars in the universe, providing us with heat, light and both nurturing and dangerous rays. Learn how stars form, the stages of their life cycles, and how they die, turning from protostars to supernovae, neutron stars and black holes
The periodic table of the elements by George Eby( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the nonmetals and their uses in automotive technology, oxygen, gunpowder, limestone and chemical processes
The big bang by Marc Lachièze-Rey( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists believe than an immense explosion about 12 million years ago gave rise to the universe. "Learn how images from the Hubble Space Telescope have contributed to our knowledge of those first moments of the cosmos ..."--Container
The planets by Heather Couper( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The solar system, with its nine planets orbiting around the Sun, was born about 5 billion years ago. Now a new era is dawning, one of human exploration of the planets and answering questions about them. "Discover what scientists hope to reveal from planned scientific missions to Mars, Saturn and Jupiter"--Container
Pearl Harbor : seven views of defiance( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The attack on Pearl Harbor in historical footage and interviews with survivors
War and civilization( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight-part series on the history of war and warfare
 
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