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Summary: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, and Sarah Botstein's three-part, six-hour documentary series examines how the American people and leaders responded to one of the greatest humanitarian disasters of the twentieth century, and how this catastrophe challenged America's identity as a nation of immigrants and the very ideals of democracy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 940.53 PBS

Summary: Discover how the 1900 outbreak of bubonic plague set off fear and anti-Asian sentiment in San Francisco.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 616 Plague

Summary: Follow chef Marcus Samuelsson as he immerses himself in diverse immigrant communities and cuisines in cities across the US. In each hour, Marcus will travel to a different city and dive into a new food culture. He'll discover the important immigrant histories - and delicious culinary traditions - that shape the way America eats today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD No

Summary: One hundred years after the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, it tells the dramatic culmination story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American women for the right to vote, a transformative cultural and political movement that resulted in the largest expansion of voting rights in US history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 324 Vote

Summary: American horses are icons. Each breed has a unique story to tell, and each story is a deep part of the American experience. Grounded in historical moments, charismatic people, and singular places, the program takes viewers on a journey tracing the emergence of these remarkable horses.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2022

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 636.1 PBS

Summary: Directed by filmmaker Peter Jackson, this is a three-part documentary series that takes audiences back in time to the band₂s intimate recording sessions. The documentary showcases the warmth, camaraderie, and creative genius that defined the legacy of the iconic foursome, and is compiled from over 60 hours of unseen footage shot in January 1969 (by Michael Lindsay-Hogg) and more than 150 hours...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney 2022

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 782 Beatles

Summary: Now, with the help of new spacecraft and Earth-based telescopes, scientists are seeing the Sun as they never have before and even re-creating what happens at the very center of the Sun. Their work will help us understand aspects of the sun that have puzzled scientists for decades. Secrets of the Sun reveals a bright new dawn in our understanding of our nearest star, one that might help keep our...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2012

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 523 Secrets

Summary: With more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all and this lovable, house-call-making veterinarian is always up to his elbows in animals needing his care. Relive the most memorable moments with America's favorite vet and go behind the scenes of the hit series with this new collection featuring ten of the best episodes plus bonus footage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2014

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 636 Best

Summary: Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 973 Civil4

Summary: Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 973 Civil1

Summary: Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 973 Civil3

Summary: An epic labor strike that devastated Michigan's Copper Country in 1913 haunts the American labor movement to this day. Among the notable elements of that strike was the death of 73 children at a union Christmas party, a tragedy immortalized by Woody Guthrie in his ballad "1913 Massacre", performed in the film by Steve Earle. The event remains the deadliest unsolved manslaughter in U.S. history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 331.89 Silver

Summary: Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 973 Civil2

Summary: Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 973 Civil5

Summary: Examine the visionary work and turbulent life of one of the greatest and most influential American writers: Ernest Hemingway. Intimate and insightful, the series weaves together Hemingway's biography with excerpts from his work. The film penetrates the myth of Hemingway to reveal a deeply troubled and ultimately tragic figure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 921 Hemingway

Summary: Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor as the most prominent members of the most important family in history. Through their stories, PBS chronicles the history they helped to shape, from the Square Deal to the New Deal, San Juan Hill to the Western Front, to the founding of the United Nations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 973 Roos1

Summary: This documentary series explores the history of science and how we found our place in the cosmos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 520 Cosmos

Summary: This 2016 follow-up to the 2006 documentary mini-series "Planet Earth" examines the natural features and wildlife found in various parts of the world, each of the six episodes corresponding to a different category of natural or man-made terrain (e.g., island, mountain, jungle, urban area, etc.).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 591 Planet

Summary: "They were charismatic and forward thinking, imaginative and courageous, compassionate and resolute, and, at times, arrogant, vengeful, and reckless. For hundreds of years, Native American leaders from Massasoit, Tecumseh, and Tenskwatawa, to Major Ridge, Geronimo, and Fools Crow valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture. Sometimes, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2009

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 970 PBS

Summary: The game of baseball continues to reflect the complicated country that created it. Players and owners wage a battle over money and power; Cal Ripken becomes the game's new Iron Man; sluggers Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, and Barry Bonds do things that have never been done before; the Yankees build a dynasty, while their arch rivals, the Red Sox, stage the greatest comeback in history. In September...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2010

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 796 Burns

Summary: Travel back to prehistoic times to get to know the fascinating creatures, the dinosaurs. From groundbreaking discoveries involving the T. rex to the intriguing possibility of dinosaurs returning to life. Follow the excavation and research of a new species of Therizinosaur, the most primitive member of a bizarre group of feathered dinosaurs. Using state-of-the-art computer animation, live-action...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Image Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 567 Essent

Summary: In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 959.7 Vol 2 Burns

Summary: Walt Disney was uniquely adept at art as well as commerce, a master filmmaker who harnessed the power of technology and storytelling. This new film examines Disney's complex life and enduring legacy. Features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, interviews with biographers and animators, and the designers who helped turn his dream of Disneyland...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 921 Disney

Summary: They were charismatic and forward thinking, imaginative and courageous, compassionate and resolute. At times they were arrogant, vengeful and reckless. For hundreds of years, Native American leaders from Massasoit, Tecumseh, and Tenskwatawa, to Major Ridge, Geronimo, and Fools Crow valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture. Sometimes, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2009

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 970 PBS

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