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FMG ONDemand (Firm)

Works: 492 works in 506 publications in 1 language and 2,784 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  History  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Juvenile works  Children's films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films 
Classifications: PN1997, 552
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Most widely held works by FMG ONDemand (Firm)
Witness to hate : reporting on Al Qaeda( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fluent in Arabic, respectful toward Islam, and very at home in Saudi Arabia, Frank Gardner had been reporting on al Qaeda activity when he was gunned down by Islamist extremists. His camera-man colleague, Simon Cumbers, was shot dead as he fled the same attack. In this ABC News program, Gardner recounts with quiet courage the events of that terrible day and the challenges he has faced along the road to partial recovery. For insights into anti-Western feelings in the Middle East and a vivid first-person account of reporting the war on terror, this video is not to be missed
Animated neuroscience and the action of nicotine, cocaine, and marijuana in the brain( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using 3-D animation, this program, divided into two parts, takes viewers on a journey deep into the brain to study the effects of three substances. The first part illustrates the major functions of the brain and shows how its principal cells, the neurons, communicate with each other through electrical and chemical signals. In the second part, animated molecules of nicotine, cocaine, and marijuana travel a route from the external environment through the body to the brain, where viewers learn about the cellular targets of these drugs, and how each drug interacts with them and subsequently affects the body
Pressure ulcers by Courtney Lyder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pressure ulcers and other types of chronic non-healing wounds are a significant-even life-threatening-health risk. In this program, Kristjan Ragnarsson, chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine; renowned medical anthropologist Meg Jordan; and others analyze pressure ulcer formation, prevention, and treatment among paraplegics, diabetes patients, and people in hospitals and nursing homes who are unable to leave their beds. SofPulse electromagnetic field therapy is given special attention as a breakthrough technology in non-healing wound repair
The Federal Theater, File 891, and the Mercury Theater( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film appraises the impact of the drama groups that flourished during the Depression and their lasting contributions to theater. Among the topics discussed are the American method style of acting, as pioneered at the Group Theatre; the Federal Theater, the Classical Theatre (Project 891), and the Mercury Theater, incubators for some of the most innovative and controversial works ever seen on the American stage; and the theatrical careers of Orson Welles and John Houseman
Great American speeches : 80 years of political oratory( Visual )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of historic American political speeches, focusing on key topics during the Great Depression. Features FDR's first inaugural address and "Grilled Millionaire" speech, as well as the flamboyant Huey Long's "Every Man Is a King." Other speeches include a call for honesty in government by Populist Wisconsin Senator Robert LaFollette; two speeches praising, then criticizing, FDR's policies delivered by demagogue Father Charles Coughlin; and Coughlin supporter Gerald L.K. Smith's eulogy for Huey Long. Smith's keynote speech as third-party candidate opposing FDR's 1936 reelection is presented, along with a rousing call for working-class tax reductions by Georgia Governor Eugene Talmadge. Includes footage of and speeches by Teddy Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Huey Long, Robert LaFollette, Father Charles Coughlin, Gerald L.K. Smith and Eugene Talmadge
Walter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter is a feel good documentary film following a young couple, Hunter and Sarah, as they travel the world learning life lessons from the world's oldest people. The film was shot on location in Montana, Minnesota, Texas, Georgia, Washington, Cuba, and Italy between 2010 and 2012. Delivering advice, anecdotes, and inspiration from the world's oldest people, Walter is the 5th feature film from director, Hunter Weeks. Hunter Weeks met Walter Breuning in 2010 when Walter was 113 years old. It was a meeting that Hunter couldn't stop thinking about. A year later, Hunter sat down again with Walter Breuning in Great Falls, Montana to talk about his life in the early 1900s and his takeaways from an extraordinarily long life. Walter could talk at length about his earliest memories, the1906 San Francisco earthquake, the Great Depression, and both World Wars. Besse Cooper would often only speak when she needed something. Walter lived nearly independently at a retirement home while Besse spent much of her time in bed. Though so close in age, their lifestyles varied greatly. Fascinated with the differences between Besse and Walter, Hunter and Sarah also sought out supercentenarians; Juana Bautista, Ruth Anderson, Mary Tankursley, and Sister Cecilia Gaudette. Juxtaposing a couple at the start of their life together and supercentenarians nearing the end of the road, Walter is less about science and longevity and more about the lessons and values for living a happy life with the time you have
Managing care, managing death( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines what distinctions may exist between prescribing strong painkillers to the terminally ill, even if such hastens death, and physician-assisted suicide. Discusses legislative initiatives designed to protect patients from "disguised euthanasia," and addresses the question whether such laws are a threat to the professional judgement of doctors
Secrets of the body : [an introduction to the history of Western medicine]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summarizes the evolution of medical knowledge in the Western world with numerous drawings, paintings, diagrams, and clips of historical footage. Highlighted moments in the quest for a more thorough understanding of disease and the human body are augmented by capsule case studies and intriguing information on the effects of both the Scientific Revolution and religion on the field of science
Waiting for a heartbeat : battle against miscarriage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records a year inside the Recurrent Miscarriage Clinic at St. Mary's Hospital, London, a facility renowned for its state-of-the-art treatment. The program details pregnancy planning and care for women who are painfully familiar with miscarriage. Drug-based and surgical procedures pioneered at St. Mary's are explored
Winds on our Earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the role wind plays in maintaining the climate of the Earth. Details what causes wind and what causes certain winds to form
America's immigration debate( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the pro and con views of the American immigration debate. Studies the isolation of ethnic communities, the shifting of racial definitions, and America's lack of an infrastructure to support immigrant integration
Rocks and Minerals by Edward P Ortleb( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video delves deeply into the composition, properties, and classification of rocks and minerals ranging from the Mohs scale and specific gravity to silicates, carbonates, and halides
Energy and resources( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Earth's fossil fuel reserves decline, what forms of energy will come next? After discussing the formation, uses, and consequences of burning coal, oil, and natural gas, this video explores the development of alternative resources that may someday completely replace them: nuclear power, solar energy, biomass, geothermal energy, hydroelectric power, and wind power. Benefits, costs, and environmental impacts are considered
Obeying or resisting authority : a psychological retrospective( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Echoing the infamous Milgram experiment from the 1960s, this ABC News program sets up a psychological test in which an authority figure urges men and women to inflict pain. Test administrator and social psychologist Dr. Jerry Burger interprets the disturbing findings. The program also analyzes the 1971 Stanford prison experiment as well as the 2004 hoax in which a McDonald's manager and her fiancé--directed by a caller impersonating a police officer-- strip-searched and abused an employee. Original footage from all of these occurrences is included, along with present-day commentary from Dr. Philip Zimbardo, who designed the Stanford test. Finally, the program explores the ethics of using human participants in psychological tests
The Green Fuel Gamble: Better or Worse than Oil?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the controversy over biofuel technology, raising questions about sustainability and environmental impact while evaluating potential solutions
Frankfurt : the Euro-City( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies the effects of diversity in Frankfurt, the city with the largest foreign and immigrant population in continental Europe, considering right-wing extremism, the nation's anti-discrimination policies, and the city's sex industry
Communication Skills( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specialists in career planning, organizational behavior and workplace wellness share their advice on how to navigate the business world successfully. Provides guidance in strengthening both verbal and nonverbal communication
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