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Civilizations, Episode 6, Paradise on Earth
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
Explore one of humanity’s deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. But landscape painting is seldom a straightforward portrayal of observed nature; it's a projection of dreams, idylls, and refuges - the elusive paradise on earth.
directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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A Tale of Two Puerto Ricos
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(New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P.), 9 mins
Dec.14 -- The future of Puerto Rico depends on more than simply mending what Maria destroyed. Bloomberg followed an ad hoc crew of volunteers into the hardest hit areas to help those still in need of urgent medical care. (video by Matt Goldman, Kalim Armstrong, Thomas Dexter)
(New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P.), 9 mins
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Big History, Episode 4, Below Zero
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directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; produced by Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in Big History, Episode 4 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 22 mins

"Big History" puts a sci-fi spin on history by linking iconic events to our daily lives. What if every event in history is connected?

Big History reveals how cold has the power to turn men into Barbarians, spark history's longest running war, and create the concept of race.

directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; produced by Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in Big History, Episode 4 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 22 mins
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The Polar Explorer
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directed by Mark Terry, fl. 1992-2016; produced by John Kelly and Mark Terry, fl. 1992-2016, Polar Cap Productions (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 52 mins
Sought by explorers for centuries as a possible trade route, the Northwest Passage was first navigated by Norwegian Roald Amundsen in 1903-1906, a true polar explorer--he was the first man to reach the South Pole as well.
directed by Mark Terry, fl. 1992-2016; produced by John Kelly and Mark Terry, fl. 1992-2016, Polar Cap Productions (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 52 mins
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The Titanic Inquiry
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produced by Hole in the Wall Gang (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2012), 1 hour 2 mins
From the BBC comes this riveting look at one of the little known mysteries of the Titanic. The Titanic Inquiry tells the story of the British Inquiry into the sinking of RMS Titanic and whether the SS Californian was in near enough proximity to the vessel to rescue some, if not all, of the 1,500 lives lost.
produced by Hole in the Wall Gang (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2012), 1 hour 2 mins
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The Big Fix
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directed by Rebecca Harrell Tickell and Joshua Tickell; produced by Jason Mraz, Maggie Wachsberger, fl. 2012, Peter Fonda, 1940- and Tim Robbins, 1958-, Green Planet Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 31 mins
On Earth Day, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig sank into the Gulf of Mexico, creating the worst oil spill in history. It was one of the largest man-made environmental catastrophes in American history.
directed by Rebecca Harrell Tickell and Joshua Tickell; produced by Jason Mraz, Maggie Wachsberger, fl. 2012, Peter Fonda, 1940- and Tim Robbins, 1958-, Green Planet Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 31 mins
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African Studies Series, South Africa: Draining the Seas
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produced by Anneliese Burgess, fl. 2001, Journeyman Pictures, in African Studies Series (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2011), 31 mins
'Recommended. A very good study about the pirate fishing of toothfish and its impact on the fishing industry and the environment; it provides a very broad picture of the industry and related environmental issues by combining interviews with world experts on the fish, South African observers, a Greenpeace team, con...
produced by Anneliese Burgess, fl. 2001, Journeyman Pictures, in African Studies Series (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2011), 31 mins
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Where Were You, 3, Asian Tsunami
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in Where Were You, 3 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2011, originally published 2011), 24 mins
There are some global events of such impact that they stay with us forever. They are so important that we sit up and pay attention as they are happening: we sit glued to the television we pour over newspapers we frantically search out more information to understand. This series looks at some of the most shocking e...
in Where Were You, 3 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2011, originally published 2011), 24 mins
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Where Were You, 11, Hurricane Katrina
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in Where Were You, 11 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2011, originally published 2011), 25 mins
There are some global events of such impact that they stay with us forever. They are so important that we sit up and pay attention as they are happening: we sit glued to the television we pour over newspapers we frantically search out more information to understand. This series looks at some of the most shocking e...
in Where Were You, 11 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2011, originally published 2011), 25 mins
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Where Were You, 16, Hillary at Mt. Everest
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in Where Were You, 16 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2011, originally published 2011), 25 mins
There are some global events of such impact that they stay with us forever. They are so important that we sit up and pay attention as they are happening: we sit glued to the television we pour over newspapers we frantically search out more information to understand. This series looks at some of the most shocking e...
in Where Were You, 16 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2011, originally published 2011), 25 mins
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