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Bredar, John B.

Overview
Works: 24 works in 92 publications in 4 languages and 7,371 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Pictorial works  Controversial literature  Educational films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Internet videos 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Producer, Scenarist, Director
Classifications: BP187.3, 297.352
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John B Bredar
Inside Mecca( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do a successful executive from suburban Malaysia, a religious radio commentator from rural South Africa and an Irish-born college professor from the United States have in common? They're all about to embark on the spiritual journey of a lifetime--the sacred Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca known as the hajj. One out of every five people on Earth--some 1.3 billion--practice Islam. Over 80 percent of these Muslims live outside the Middle East, but they share a single spiritual center, and each year two million Muslims visit the holy city during the hajj. During the five-day hajj, believers seek to become closer to God, ask pardon for their sins, and renew their spiritual commitment. The events of the hajj have long remained veiled from non-Muslims, who are forbidden even to enter the holy city of Mecca. But a team of Muslim filmmakers gained access to Islam's holiest place during the peak of the pilgrimage to document the event for National Geographic Television. This film reveals the many faces of modern Islam
Inside the Vatican by John B Bredar( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 936 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
Arlington : field of honor( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic presents a portrait of one of America's most sacred places, Arlington Cemetery
The Gospel of Judas by John B Bredar( Visual )

15 editions published in 2006 in English and Slovenian and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholars and theologians discuss the discovery of the Gospel of Judas, how it was restored, and its implications for Christianity
The president's photographer : fifty years inside the Oval Office by John B Bredar( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Official companion to the National Geographic Television Special aired in November 2010, The President's Photographer is the intimate story of the men and women who are both visual historians and key links between the public and the Presidents. Like the program, this behind-the-scenes book features the images and recollections of the nine professionals who have served as official White House photographers.--From publisher description
Tornado intercept( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A meteoroligist and an IMAX filmmaker drive into the heart of a tornado in a specially-designed 8,000-pound vehicle of steel plating and bulletproof glass
Illicit : the dark trade( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the shadowy web of illicit trade that has resulted from globalization, the Internet, and electronic banking. Discusses how lucrative international criminal networks thrive while causing rampant political corruption and the subversion of governments, as well as threatening the world economy. Looks at the consequences of consumer demand for cheap black market counterfeit goods, from knock-off handbags to bootlegged compact discs to fake pharmaceuticals
Into the great pyramid( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewers travel into the Great Pyramid to witness a remote-control robot penetrating a mysterious shaft and see a Egypt's oldest intact sarcophagus unsealed
Inside the White House : America's most famous house( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary takes viewers on an in-depth tour of the White House, including its private quarters. Interviews with White House staff members as well as every President and First Lady living at the time of production are included, as is a behind-the-scenes look at a state dinner preparation
Egyptian secrets of the afterlife( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New excavations are revealing more than we've ever known about what the Egyptians knew they'd encounter on their afterlife journey. Today, Dr. Zahi Hawass is excavating a mysterious tunnel at the very bottom of Seti's tomb, a perilous tunnel dug far below the surface of the Earth. On a true Indiana Jones-style quest, Dr. Hawass will put his own life in jeopardy for the sake of discovery
I love dinosaurs( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic puts together two dinosaur stories with a question and answer period with children before each segment. See a new never-before-seen dinosaur, the Jobaria. Meet Sue the T.rex, she's 67 million years old and is the world's largest and most complete T.rex ever found
Predators at war by NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow five mega-predators as they struggle for survival in a cruel season of deprivation on South Africa's Mala Mala Reserve. The ultimate look at animal survival through groundbreaking images, innovative story-telling, and the visual language of war
Quest for the Phoenicians( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Their sea-faring skills and vast trading network were the envy of the ancient world. But even today, the fabled Phoenicians remain a people shrouded in legend. Now, unravel a 3,000-year-old mystery as you join National Geographic on the Quest for the Phoenicians"--Container
Great white shark : truth behind the legend( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the 25th anniversary of the movie "Jaws," National Geographic embarks on a voyage of discoveries about the great white shark
Machu Picchu al descubierto( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the depths of the Andes Mountains is a mysterious ruin called Machu Picchu, which was rediscovered in 1911. Join archeologists as they search for clues to the legacy of this mysterious place and why it was abandoned
Inside the White House : America's most famous house( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth tour of the White House, including its private quarters. With interviews with White House staff members as well as every President and First Lady living at the time of production and a behind-the-scenes look at a state dinner preparation
Inside NFL films : the idolmakers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic has captured hours of in-your-face and behind-the-scenes footage of the NFL. Shows how players slowly transform into idol makers and players into warriors
Bones of Turkana( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows the story of famed paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey and his wife Meave, daughter Louise and their colleagues as they work in the arid northern regions of Kenya's Turkana Basin to unravel the mysteries of human evolution. While one of the Leakeys' goals is to demonstrate the complexity and truth of human evolution, they also seek to show how the qualities that we proudly call human were all born in Africa. The story that emerges in the film is exciting, emotional, contemplative, occasionally funny, and in the end, transforming. This is Africa at its most beautiful and harshest. This new National Geographic special, featuring music by Paul Simon and the Kenya Boys Choir, follows Leakey and his team through perhaps the most formative of all landscapes--the place of all our pasts--in a search for the traits that make us human"--Container insert
El evangelio prohibido de Judas : la última versión de la traición a Cristo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A National Geographic y a un grupo de detectives Bíblicos para determinar la autenticidad de este antiguo documento, uniendo pieza por pieza sus delicadas páginas antes de que se conviertan en polvo
 
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