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JumpStart Productions

Overview
Works: 283 works in 308 publications in 1 language and 1,989 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Interviews  Television news programs  Television programs  Instructional films  Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by JumpStart Productions
Tucked( Visual )

2 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When veteran, 74-year-old drag queen Jackie Collins receives a diagnosis with six weeks left to live, all he wants to do is perform his long-running act, and behave as if all is normal. But between a surprising new friendship with a rising young queen called Faith and unfinished business with his estranged daughter, he may just have the most eventful month and a half of his life
Child & infant CPR( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn CPR and choking relief techniques for infants and children. Learn how to detect the symptoms of cardiac arrest and the life-saving techniques of CPR. Intended for first-time learning and refreshers. Follows the 2005 American Heart Association guidelines
Now( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now on PBS talks with environmental activist Van Jones, founder of "Green For All," a group dedicated to bringing green jobs to disadvantaged Americans. In March, Jones was appointed Special Advisor on Green Jobs at the President's Council for Environmental Quality. Now that he has the President's ear, will Jones be creating a new career frontier for America?
NOW : Who killed the electric car?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new documentary by filmmaker Chris Paine charts the promising life and untimely death of the electric car, and lays blame at the door of some powerful suspects. NOW sits down with Paine to look under the hood of America's automotive and oil industries and uncover who really pulled the plug on electric cars, and why
Now( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the debate over energy resources, natural gas is often considered a "lesser-of-evils". While it does release some greenhouse gases, natural gas burns cleaner than coal and oil, and is in plentiful supply - parts of the U.S. sit above some of the largest natural gas reserves on Earth. But a new boom in natural gas drilling, a process called "fracking", raises concerns about health and environmental risks. NOW talks with filmmaker Josh Fox about "Gasland", his Sundance award-winning documentary on the surprising consequences of natural gas drilling. Fox's film - inspired when the gas company came to his hometown - alleges chronic illness, animal-killing toxic waste, disastrous explosions, and regulatory missteps
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Washington stuck in place on illegal immigration policy, local governments are taking the matter into their own hands, shifting the cultural and political battleground from Pennsylvania Avenue to Main Street, USA. The episode examines how two New Jersey towns deal with the illegal immigrant issue
Immigration( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latinos Now: a national conversation (05/21/06): NOW brings together national leaders, activists and politicians to debate proposals on how to solve the nation's immigration impasse. As Congress struggles to find a solution, NOW and public radio's Latino USA look at where the immigration debate is headed in a San Antonio town hall meeting. Hosted by Maria Hinojosa. Panelists include: former HUD secretary and former mayor of San Antonio, Henry Cisneros, D.A. King (Dustin Inman Society); Michael Eric Dyson, University of Pennsylvania; Richard Langlois, Republican party chair; Macarena Hernandez, Dallas Morning News; Lee Teran, St Mary's University; Archbishop Jose Gomez, archdiocese of San Antonio
Katrina, the response( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the wake of Katrina, many around the nation are asking: what's next for New Orleans and the Gulf Coast? In KATRINA : THE RESPONSE, a special one-hour town hall meeting from Baton Rouge, NOW gathers a group of evacuees, rescuers, and government officials for a candid, emotional discussion of the storm, the aftermath, and the way forward"--Container
Saving American journalism( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program from NOW on PBS asks the question: "Is good journalism going extinct?" David Brancaccio interviews professor Robert McChesney and journalist John Nichols, authors of "The Life and Death of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that Will Begin the World Again." They discuss the fractured audiences, tight budgets, and massive lay offs of reporters that have downsized the fourth estate and harms the public good. The pair has a bold proposal to save noncommercial journalism with government subsidies. Should public journalism get the next government bailout?
Dinner with the president by Sabiha Sumar( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Sabiha Sumar talks about her film "Dinner with the president," Americas's cultural and political relationship with Pakistan, and about Musharraf's desire to democratize his nation while functioning as its dictator. Excerpts from the film featuring interviews with a wide range of Pakistanis are included
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The global middle class is expected to swell by more than one billion people over the next decade, with the biggest increases in China and India. NOW reports from Pune, India to see if America's middle class--and the rest of the world--can afford this unprecedented shift in the global economy
Child brides : stolen lives( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"NOW's senior correspondent Maria Hinojosa travels around the world for a revealing exploration of child marriage in developing countries, and how people can act locally and globally to solve the problem. Countries visited include Niger, India, and Guatemala"--Container
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The television series NOW follows the story of a single mother in Baltimore trying to dig herself out of more than $70,000 student loan debt, using her story to examine how the rising cost of higher education and changes in terms and rates can leave graduates mired in debt and how rising defaults impact the national economy
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio. Jimmy Carter ; Global Health: America's Response( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Examines the U.S.'s HIV/AIDS policy from its beginning in the early 1980s through President Bush's plan to spend $15 billion to treat people with HIV/AIDS around the world. Assesses Uganda's success and looks at the credibility of arguments for and against teaching "abstinence-only." Also includes an interview with former President Jimmy Carter about global health issues
Now( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What does it really mean to be a woman in power today? And why does the U.S. rank so low among countries in the percentage of women holding national office? NOW's Maria Hinojosa talks to women at home and abroad for an intimate one-hour look at the high-stakes risks, triumphs, and setbacks for aspiring women of today and tomorrow"--Container
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A town hall meeting held in San Antonio, hosted by Now, Latino USA, Texas Public Radio and KLRN
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio. Food, Inc.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Americans have a longstanding love affair with food - the modern supermarket has, on average, 47000 products. But do we really know what goes into making the products we so eagerly consume? David Brancaccio talks with filmmaker Robert Kenner, the director of "Food Inc.," which takes a hard look at the secretive and surprising journey food takes on the way from processing plants to our dinner tables. The two discuss why contemporary food processing secrets are so closely guarded, their impact on our health, and another surprising fact: how consumers are actually empowered to make a difference."--Container
Now hosted by David Brancaccio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Living in the shadows of contemporary American society are tens of thousands of underage prostitutes -- desperate, exploited kids robbed of their childhood and of hope. The Department of Justice says, on any given day, tens of thousands of children across America are involved in prostitution. NOW visits Atlanta to see how the growing problem of child prostitution is being tackled in an aggressive new campaign."--Container
Prisons for profit by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One in every 100 americans is now behind bars. NOW investigates the government's trend to outsource prisons and prisoners to the private sector, and examines the controversy it's causing. We travel to Colorado, where the debate over prison privatization is boiling over. Should incarceration be incorporated?
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio. behind the bailout( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The government's historic proposal to bail out the U.S. banking system is raising as many questions as it is offering solutions. Some in Congress are warning against reacting too quickly; others want conditions that protect homeowners, increase oversight, and limit the compensation of corporate executives. But the number one question on the minds of Americans: How will this affect me? Now goes inside the round-the-clock efforts in Washington to craft a bailout plan of monumental proportions. NOW;s cameras follow Damon Silvers, an associate general counsel at the AFL-CIO, the nation's largest federation of labor unions, as he works to get help for working Americans in addition to bailing out financial firms in distress. Silvers, an architect of the major provisions Congressional Democrats are pushing for in the bill, provides key insight on the stake ordinary working Americans have in the fate of this proposal, and on what comes next
 
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English (28)