14 Results
14 Results
American experience. Tesla
DVD
2016
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"Nikola Tesla has come to be seen by many as a tragic figure, a visionary engineer who died impoverished and largely forgotten--eclipsed by names such as Edision and Marconi. A tireless inventor who registered numerous p...

Eames the architect and the painter
DVD
2011
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The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames is widely regarded as America's most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a...

The Johnstown flood
DVD
2004
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Using archival film and photographs and new cinematography; this film recreates the history of the Johnstown flood which killed 2,200 people in 1889. From the development of the South Fork Hunting & Fishing Club on Lake ...

American experience. The bombing of Germany
DVD
2010
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During World War II, bent on conquest, the German strategies became completely amoral, challenging and perhaps ending the concept of 'civilized warfare.' Through interviews with veterans, historians and ethicists from ...

Slavery by another name
DVD
2012
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Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the South, a new system of inv...

VR troopers. Season one, volume one
DVD
2012
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"This is the ongoing story of Ryan Steele, Kaitlin Star and J.B. Reese, three young heroes with extraordinary powers enabling them to transform into virtual superheroes--the VR Troopers! Empowered with a technology creat...

Depression out of the shadows
DVD
2008
4 available of 5 items

Tells the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depression. Leading mental health experts highlight the latest scientific research and innovative treatment...

Too many toys --and more stories about problem solving
DVD
2012
3 available of 5 items

Although he finally agrees that he has too many toys and needs to give them away, there is one toy that Spencer absolutely cannot part with.

Chicken Little
DVD
2010
3 available of 3 items

Chicken Little causes widespread panic about the sky falling but townspeople think it was just an acorn hitting him on the head. When a real piece of the sky lands on his head, Chicken Little and his band of misfit frien...

Surviving the Dust Bowl
DVD
2007
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The drought of 1931 brought financial and emotional ruin to thousands of families in the Southern Plains. The "film presents the remarkable story of the determined people who clung to their homes and way of life, endurin...

The Wright stuff
DVD
2003
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The all-American story of two Midwestern boys who truly believed they could fly, Orville and Wilbur Wright. Discover little-known facts about these visionary brothers and their flying machines that changed the world.

Robot zot!
DVD
2011
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On a mission to conquer planet Earth, tiny but fearless Robot Zot and his mechanical sidekick leave a path of destruction as they battle kitchen appliances. But once he discovers the princess-- a toy cell phone-- his mis...

The man who walked between the towers
DVD
2005
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A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers.

The words that built America
DVD
2017
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Celebrates the Declaration of Independence, The U.S. Constitution and The Bill of Rights, with dozens of Americans--from celebrities to schoolchildren--reading from the founding documents that define our outlook on life,...

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