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American Experience, New York Underground
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written by Elena Mannes, fl. 2002; produced by Libby Kreutz and Elena Mannes, fl. 2002, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1997), 53 mins
Ever since its grand opening in 1904, New York City's subway has remained the largest subway system in the world, with more than 700 miles of track and a billion passengers per year.
written by Elena Mannes, fl. 2002; produced by Libby Kreutz and Elena Mannes, fl. 2002, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1997), 53 mins
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Design Squad, Season 3, Episode 2, Crash-Test Rugby
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directed by Dorothy Dickie, fl. 2001; produced by Dorothy Dickie, fl. 2001, WGBH Boston, in Design Squad, Season 3, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 26 mins
U.S. Paralympic athlete and wheelchair rugby player Kerri Morgan asks the teams to track her every move on the court by building an automated wheelchair that simulates a defensive player on the attack.
directed by Dorothy Dickie, fl. 2001; produced by Dorothy Dickie, fl. 2001, WGBH Boston, in Design Squad, Season 3, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 26 mins
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Design Squad, Season 3, Episode 3, Water Rescue Part 1
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directed by Dorothy Dickie, fl. 2001; produced by Dorothy Dickie, fl. 2001, WGBH Boston, in Design Squad, Season 3, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 27 mins
The Design Squads build remote-controlled, aquatic pet rescue vehicles for the New Orleans Fire Department.
directed by Dorothy Dickie, fl. 2001; produced by Dorothy Dickie, fl. 2001, WGBH Boston, in Design Squad, Season 3, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 27 mins
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Design Squad, Season 3, Episode 9, Escape from Misery Island Part 1
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produced by Kate Taylor, 1962-, WGBH Boston, in Design Squad, Season 3, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 27 mins
In the final showdown, the teams test their sea legs by building sailboats to race across the open ocean. The captain of the winning team is awarded a $10,000 college scholarship from the Intel Foundation.
produced by Kate Taylor, 1962-, WGBH Boston, in Design Squad, Season 3, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 27 mins
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e2, Season 2, Episode 5, State of Resolve
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directed by Tad Fettig, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Midori Willoughby, fl. 2006, kontentreal, in e2, Season 2, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 25 mins
Could California's progressive energy policies spearhead a nationwide shift toward cleaner energy? The remarkable laws that California has passed under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to regulate greenhouse gas emissions perpetuate the state's reputation for environmental leadership across the country, and potentially...
directed by Tad Fettig, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Midori Willoughby, fl. 2006, kontentreal, in e2, Season 2, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 25 mins
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e2, Season 4 Episode 6, Aviation: The Limited Sky
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directed by Tad Fettig, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Midori Willoughby, fl. 2006, in e2, Season 4 Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 25 mins
Even if regional transportation becomes more efficient, people and goods will still need to travel the world. This episode looks at new technologies and policies that could offset the aviation industry’s substantial greenhouse gas emissions, such as Amyris Biotechnologies’ new synthetic jet fuels, and Hybrid A...
directed by Tad Fettig, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Midori Willoughby, fl. 2006, in e2, Season 4 Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 25 mins
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Impossible Builds, Season 1, Episode 4, Skinny Skyscraper
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directed by Nathan Morris, fl. 2003, Mus H. Mustafa, fl. 2005, Matt Jackson, fl. 2012, Adam Vardy and Matt Tolfree, fl. 2005; produced by Sophia Lightfoot, fl. 2014, Blink Films, in Impossible Builds, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 55 mins
Needle thin and sky high, the team behind New York’s latest and most ambitious residential skyscraper face a unique challenge: how to build the world’s tallest and thinnest tower on the construction equivalent of a postage stamp.
directed by Nathan Morris, fl. 2003, Mus H. Mustafa, fl. 2005, Matt Jackson, fl. 2012, Adam Vardy and Matt Tolfree, fl. 2005; produced by Sophia Lightfoot, fl. 2014, Blink Films, in Impossible Builds, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 55 mins
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NOVA, Nuclear Option
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directed by Miles O'Brien, 1959-; produced by Miles O'Brien, 1959-, WGBH Educational Foundation, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 54 mins
Five years after the Fukushima disaster, the future of nuclear power is in question. Join engineers as they embark on an unprecedented cleanup and investigate new nuclear technologies that would prevent future meltdowns.
directed by Miles O'Brien, 1959-; produced by Miles O'Brien, 1959-, WGBH Educational Foundation, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 54 mins
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NOVA, Secrets of the Forbidden City
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directed by Ian Bremner, fl. 2000-2014; produced by Ian Bremner, fl. 2000-2014, WGBH Educational Foundation, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
Discover the ingenious engineering of Beijing's Forbidden City, the power center of imperial China for nearly 500 years. Discover how the design of this vast complex of palaces and temples enabled it to survive centuries of earthquakes.
directed by Ian Bremner, fl. 2000-2014; produced by Ian Bremner, fl. 2000-2014, WGBH Educational Foundation, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
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NOVA, Season 41, Episode 2, Zeppelin Terror Attack
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directed by Ian Duncan, fl. 1987-1990; produced by Johnny Shipley, fl. 2011 and Ian Duncan, fl. 1987-1990, Windfall Films and WGBH Educational Foundation, in NOVA, Season 41, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 53 mins
In the early days of World War I, Germany, determined to bring its British enemies to their knees, launched a new kind of terror campaign: bombing civilians from the sky. The aircraft delivering the lethal payloads weren't planes, they were Zeppelins, enormous airships, some the length of two football fields. With...
directed by Ian Duncan, fl. 1987-1990; produced by Johnny Shipley, fl. 2011 and Ian Duncan, fl. 1987-1990, Windfall Films and WGBH Educational Foundation, in NOVA, Season 41, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 53 mins
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