WorldCat Identities

Barrett, Sharon

Overview
Works: 46 works in 72 publications in 1 language and 593 library holdings
Genres: Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: QL696.P246, 574.986
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sharon Barrett
Death penalty on trial ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is the United States' system of justice the best system in the world? With the advent of DNA testing this supposition has proven not to be true. This is an Investigative Report on the incidence of discrimination in the criminal justice system, especially in the death penalty system
Counterfeit goods ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Going inside the largest underground industry in the world, this CNBC program investigates what has become a global counterfeiting spree. Viewers discover the challenge of effective port inspections, accompany an LAPD anti-counterfeiting unit on raids, and enter factories where forged items are made. Also profiled: a company whose entire brand was copied." -- Container
Illegal gambling ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This CNBC program enters the world of illicit betting, both online and off. Viewers meet a Las Vegas sports gambler who uses illegal corner bookies and a recovering gambling addict who nearly lost his home, business, and family. Also featured: the Chicago mob's gambling operations and the first American convicted of running illegal Internet gambling site." -- Container
The storm within ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A neurosurgeon, Dr. Ben Carson of Johns Hopkins Hospital, performs brain surgery on a ten-year-old boy who is afflicted with Rasmussen's encephalitis
On the trail of a killer virus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the discovery and identification of the deadly hantavirus strain which broke out in New Mexico in May of 1993, focussing on the role of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Great Chicago flood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the April 13, 1992, flood of the Chicago Loop, focusing on the engineering problems that were presented in stopping the flood and draining the water from basements and underground tunnels. Also includes a second adventure, called Dive into darkness about small creatures found in a cave beneath Grand Bahama Island being replicated in the lab by Dr. Jill Yenger
Rivers of fire ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visits Hawaii's Kileaua volcano, which exudes a steady lava flow to the sea endangering homes, burning plant life, and intriguing volcanologists
Super seeds ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Researchers take viewers into their labs to explain biotechnology that is involved in creating improved crops, soil and fertilizer
Crisis planet earth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An infrared scanning device is used to take the Earth's temperature
Mystery through the lens ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A profile of Walter McCrone, a scientist who solves mysteries with his microscope and a program on psychological profiling as it applies to serial killers
Profile in terror ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Douglas, head of the FBI behavioral science division, shows how his team uses psychological profiles to catch serial killers
What Darwin never saw ( Visual )
in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter and Rosemary Grant document the process of natural selection among finches of the Galapagos Islands, occurring within a human lifetime
Super seeds From beneath the ashes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first part of this video researchers take viewers into their labs to explain the biotechnology that is involved in creating improved crops, soil and fertilizer
Spiral of silence ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses how geneticists from the University of California at Berkeley are studying the genes of a Costa Rican family to determine why half of a generation became deaf
The Mystery of the lines ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chicago-based astronomer Phyllis Pitluga and German scientist Maria Reiche discuss their conclusions that the Nazca lines of Peru are part of a pre-historic agricultural calendar
The New Explorers the super seeds ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first part of this video, researchers take viewers into their labs to explain the biotechnology that is involved in creating improved crops, soil and fertilizer. The second part examines the beneficial role played by fire in the natural environment. Documents renewal of the ecosystem following the devastating Yellowstone fires in 1988 and successful attempts to restore midwestern prairies through the use of controlled burning. Executive producer, Bill Kurtis ; senior producer, Sharon Barrett ; music, David Huizenga. [Part 1] producer, Rich Goodman ; editor, Greg Snider. [Part 2] editor, Gary Wright
Miracle babies ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New technology is used to save the lives of premature babies
Voices in the stones ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Linda Schele of the University of Texas takes Bill Kurtis to Copán, Honduras, and back more than 1,000 years into the pre-Columbian culture of the Maya
Don't judge a book-- ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part I reveals how Dr. Levi Watkins, a cardiologist who performed the world's first heart defibrillator implant, was shaped by the Civil Rights Movement. Part II focuses on Dr. Raphael Lee and his new techniques for scar reconstruction
Noahs Keepers of the ark ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn how three veterinary scientists use modern medical technology to reverse the effects of extinction
 
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Languages
English (36)