WorldCat Identities

Dury, Barbara

Overview
Works: 8 works in 13 publications in 1 language and 270 library holdings
Genres: History  Miscellanea  Military history 
Classifications: UG447.8, 358.34
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Dury
Outbreak! The new plagues ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses humankind's seeming victory over infectious diseases during the 1940s through the 1960s. Gives a history of the AIDS epidemic. Also discusses the outbreak of the ebola virus in Africa and the outbreak of a new hantavirus in the southwestern United States
20th century with Mike Wallace chemical and biological weapons ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the major epidemics of the 20th century, focusing on the flu epidmic of 1918, the polio epidemic, and AIDS
20th century with Mike Wallace ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Points out that the U.S. has the highest rate of incarceration among developed countries. This has led to prison overcrowding and violence permeates prison life. Prison terms seldom serve as a deterrent to crime and harsh punishment appears to be counterproductive
The perils of whistle blowing ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the lengths to which companies will go to discredit those who stand against them. Explores the case of Dr. Jeffrey Wigand, who broke ranks with the tobacco industry and revealed the truth about its long-standing (and long-denied) practice of tampering with nicotine levels in cigarettes
Toxic agents viruses and chemical and biological warfare ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores viruses, bacterial diseases, and biological and chemical warfare. Looks at the history of each and what new outbreaks are on the horizon. Discover viral killers brought on by profound changes in the environment and human behavior including influenza, AIDS, Ebola and hantavirus. The myths surrounding chemical and biological warfare are exposed while alerting viewers to the real danger they present. Learn how the various toxins work and what can be done to protect people from them
Condemned, life behind bars ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Points out that the U.S. has the highest rate of incarceration among developed countries. This has led to prison overcrowding and violence permeates prison life. Prison terms seldom serve as a deterrent to crime and harsh punishment appears to be counterproductive
January 28, 1986 the Challenger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks into allegations that the 1986 Challenger disaster was predictable, due to technical flaws known to NASA, but was nevertheless risked for political reasons
60 minutes II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Update of a segment broadcast on 60 minutes, 1991. Includes the original segment in which Mike Wallace interviews guards and inmates at Rikers Island. Update reports on how conditions have changed
 
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Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.23 for Outbreak! ... to 0.73 for January 28 ...)
Languages
English (13)