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Icons, Episode 2 of 8, Explorers
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directed by Elizabeth Dobson, fl. 1991; presented by Dermot O'Leary, 1973-; produced by Tom Harrad, fl. 2017, Elizabeth Dobson, fl. 1991 and Tamsin Curry, fl. 2009, 72 Films, British Broadcasting Corporation and Open University; interview by Jane Goodall, 1934-, in Icons, Episode 2 of 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 58 mins
The second in series charts the story of exploration in the 20th century. 20th-century exploration began with flag planting in the name of empire, and over the decades, improvements in technology saw explorers take on greater and greater challenges - pursuing prizes from the poles, to the highest points on earth -...
directed by Elizabeth Dobson, fl. 1991; presented by Dermot O'Leary, 1973-; produced by Tom Harrad, fl. 2017, Elizabeth Dobson, fl. 1991 and Tamsin Curry, fl. 2009, 72 Films, British Broadcasting Corporation and Open University; interview by Jane Goodall, 1934-, in Icons, Episode 2 of 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 58 mins
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Icons, Episode 3 of 8, Scientists
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directed by Joe Myerscough, 1986-; presented by Chris Packham, 1961-; produced by Bernadette Ross, fl. 2001 and Joe Myerscough, 1986-, 72 Films, British Broadcasting Corporation and Open University, in Icons, Episode 3 of 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 55 mins
This episode sees naturalist Chris Packham assess the lives of the 20th century's greatest scientists. Chris examines the lives of Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, Alan Turing and Tu You You. He explores some of their most famous discoveries - as well as the lesser known human stories behind them - so often overshado...
directed by Joe Myerscough, 1986-; presented by Chris Packham, 1961-; produced by Bernadette Ross, fl. 2001 and Joe Myerscough, 1986-, 72 Films, British Broadcasting Corporation and Open University, in Icons, Episode 3 of 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 55 mins
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Moon Landing, Episode 1
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produced by Laura Nash, fl. 2009 and Billie Shepherd, fl. 2015, 72 Films, in Moon Landing (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 16 mins
The first of six short daily mission updates from the astronauts and Mission Control, as part of Channel 4's real-time live stream of Apollo 11's mission to the moon.
produced by Laura Nash, fl. 2009 and Billie Shepherd, fl. 2015, 72 Films, in Moon Landing (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 16 mins
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Moon Landing, Episode 2
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produced by Laura Nash, fl. 2009 and Billie Shepherd, fl. 2015, 72 Films, in Moon Landing (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 46 mins
The final programme re-lives the nail-biting last day of Apollo 11's great adventure, as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin make their precarious final descent to the moon.
produced by Laura Nash, fl. 2009 and Billie Shepherd, fl. 2015, 72 Films, in Moon Landing (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 46 mins
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American Experience, Season 30, Episode 2, The Secret of Tuxedo Park
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Nazenet Habtezghi, 1977- and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Educational Foundation, American Experience Films and Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
The Secret of Tuxedo Park tells a long-overlooked story of an individual who helped alter the course of history in World War II.
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Nazenet Habtezghi, 1977- and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Educational Foundation, American Experience Films and Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
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American Experience, Season 30, Episode 11, The Eugenics Crusade
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directed by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998; produced by Rafael de la Uz, fl. 2001, Connie Honeycutt, fl. 2011 and Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998, WGBH Boston, 42nd Parallel Films and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
The Eugenics Crusade tells the story of campaign to breed a “better” American race, tracing the rise of the movement that turned the fledgling science of heredity into a powerful instrument of social control.
directed by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998; produced by Rafael de la Uz, fl. 2001, Connie Honeycutt, fl. 2011 and Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998, WGBH Boston, 42nd Parallel Films and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
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Fly in a WWI fighter plane
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produced by Cable News Network (CNN) (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 2 mins
A century after the Armistice ended World War I, pilots take to the sky in real planes from the era. Now you can experience a simulated dogfight from the cockpit.
produced by Cable News Network (CNN) (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 2 mins
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NOVA, Season 45, Episode 15, Thai Cave Rescue
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directed by Tom Stubberfield, fl. 1999; produced by Tom Stubberfield, fl. 1999, NOVA and Atlantic Productions, in NOVA, Season 45, Episode 15 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
NOVA: Thai Cave Rescue. In July 2018, an international team of cave divers endeavored to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach stranded in a flooded cave in Thailand. Follow the harrowing operation and discover the scientific ingenuity that made the rescue possible. Hear how rescuers explored every option - from p...
directed by Tom Stubberfield, fl. 1999; produced by Tom Stubberfield, fl. 1999, NOVA and Atlantic Productions, in NOVA, Season 45, Episode 15 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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on: Germany, Here's how the modern camera was born
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produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in on: Germany (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 2 mins
Not far from Leica's headquarters in Wetzlar, Germany is the spot where inventor Oskar Barnack made history, taking the first picture with his prototype handheld camera, the Ur-Leica.
produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in on: Germany (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 2 mins
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Then This Happened, How GPS Went From Guiding Bombs to Guiding Your Uber
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produced by Bloomberg L. P., in Then This Happened (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2018), 5 mins
Oct.18 -- GPS is a network of satellites which allows you to open your phone and know where you are anywhere in the world. We take this service for granted. But it was created by the U.S. military during the Cold War and designed to deliver bombs to their exact locations. Here's how GPS went from being a war machi...
produced by Bloomberg L. P., in Then This Happened (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2018), 5 mins
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