WorldCat Identities

Barrett, Sharon

Overview
Works: 54 works in 72 publications in 1 language and 872 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Internet videos  Educational television programs  Nonfiction films  Trials, litigation, etc  Educational films  Television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  History 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: HV6710, 574.986
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sharon Barrett
Illegal gambling( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although mobsters and bookies haven't exactly gone away, technology has made illegal gambling more accessible to the everyday person. This CNBC program goes inside the high-stakes world of illicit betting, both online and off, that allows more and more people to cash in-or face prison terms and possibly worse. Viewers meet a professional sports gambler in Las Vegas who legally bets at casinos but also uses illegal corner bookies, and a recovering gambling addict who nearly lost his home, business, and family. Now he heads the Outreach Foundation, which helps compulsive gamblers reclaim their lives. Also featured: the Chicago mob's gambling operations and the first American convicted of running an illegal Internet gambling site
Counterfeit goods( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fake handbags, watches, shoes, perfumes-the business of counterfeit products is the largest underground industry in the world, generating hundreds of billions of dollars for the perpetrators while sapping the economy, putting lives in jeopardy, and funding organized crime in the process. This CNBC program reports on what has become a global crime spree, in which goods are produced and consumed in a world of high risk and high reward. Viewers discover the challenge of effective port inspections, accompany an LAPD anti-counterfeiting unit on raids, and enter back-room factories where forged items are produced. Also profiled: a company whose entire brand was copied and a defense contractor whose counterfeit parts found their way into Iraqi weapons depots
The storm within( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 104 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
Death penalty on trial( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 69 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
On the trail of a killer virus( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 30 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
Rivers of fire( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A volcanologist tries to learn to predict volcanic eruptions by studying the Kilauea Volcano on the island of Hawaii, and two scientists attempt to predict earthquakes using modern technology and paleoseismological evidence of past earthquakes
What Darwin never saw( Visual )

in English and held by 17 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 16 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 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An infrared scanning device is used to take the Earth's temperature
The new explorers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 14 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
The Mystery of the lines( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 11 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 9 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
Spiral of silence( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 9 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
Voices in the stones( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 8 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
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
Profile in terror( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Douglas, head of the FBI behavioral science division, shows how his team uses psychological profiles to catch serial killers
Super seeds ; From beneath the ashes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 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
Profile in terror( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Douglas, head of the FBI behavioral science division, shows how his team uses psychological profiles to catch serial killers
Investigating history( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visit a small French village in search of one of Christianity's holiest relics
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
 
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Languages
English (32)