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101. Edens lost & found / Harry Wiland and Dale Bell   Publication: White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub. Co., 2006 . 4 videodiscs (ca. 228 minutes. Library has Chicago and Philadephia) : col. and b&w , Edens Lost & Found highlights practical solutions and models for urban transformation that go beyond pollution prevention to tackle the challenge of improving the quality of life in cities for ourselves and future generations. Focusing on Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Seattle -- four cities that face a range of demographic, economic and environmental challenges -- this special documentary series shows how integrated resource planning combined with local community support have come together with bold strategies offering hope to our great American cities. Many of the problems these cities are confronting pose similar challenges to other metropolitan areas -- of all sizes -- across America. And there is much to be learned from the solutions they are finding. Showcasing strategies that contribute to a sustainable ecosystem -- including open space and public parks, urban forestry, watershed management, public art, waste disposal, recycling, green architecture, environmental justice, neighborhood development, and mass transit alternatives -- Edens Lost & Found presents the integrated "best practices" that are making a significant difference in these four cities. | Edens Lost & Found - Chicago: City of the Big Shoulders - City Hall and grass roots groups in Chicago are working on open space, green buildings and an educated citizenry to create a sustainable city. | Edens Lost & Found - Philadelphia: The Holy Experiment - Faced with severe budget limitations, Philadelphia's rebirth is being brought about by a network of community-based volunteer organizations. Date: 2006 Availability: No items available:

102. An inconvenient truth : by Gore, Albert, Publication: New York : Viking, 2007 . 191 p. : , Former Vice Resident Al Gore presents an eye-opening and compelling view of the future of our planet - and our civilization - in the MUST-SEE documentary of the year. This is a wake-up call that cuts through myths and misconceptions to deliver the message that global warming is a real and present danger. An Inconvenient Truth brings home Gore's persuasive argument that we must act now to save hte earth. Each and everyone of us can make changes in the way in which we live our lives and become part of the solution. | Includes English subtitles. 23 cm. Date: 2007 Availability: No items available:

103. Over America   Publication: KCTS Television, 1995 . 60 mins. : col. and b&w , Over America View the scenic magnificence of our nation, from her wave-swept coasts to the majestic mountains and the forested Northwest. Photographed from the air with state-of-the-art High Definition cameras, Over America will become a treasured addition to your video library. | This DVD is included to "Over America" Deluxe Box Set. It is a collection of the most successful regional videos ever produced. The Emmy Award-winning series, presented for the first time ever in a deluxe box set, features amazing cinematography and beautiful original music scores. Showcasing video shot in high- Definition (HD) by the world's most experienced aerial production team, the Over America Deluxe Box Set is filled with breathtaking awe-inspiring imagery. tour the grandeur of Washington D.C., the beauty and diversity of San Francisco, and experience the vast metropolis of New York City. From the rugged Northwest mountains to the spectacular capital, tour America from coast-to-cost in all her majesty. Date: 1995 Availability: No items available:

104. On the Pow Wow trail   Publication: First on Board 2002 . 1 videodisc (30 min.),col. , Follow young Chad Killscrow and his friend, Michael Roberts as they travel the circuit from Oklahoma to Rocky Boy, Montana from powwow to powwow, they recreate ceremonies, as well as the traditional dress and dance of Native American customs that were established centuries before. Focus on the preservation of American Indian customs, traditional dress and dance as you follow the two teen-age grassdancers on the powwow circuit. This unique and professionally produced video by producers, Gary Rhine and Fidel Moreno (Yaqui/Huichol) mix contemporary music with powwow music and infrared photography with interesting results. The story and music combine in such a fashion that powwow dancers are portrayed in a very positive manner similar to sports stars. Date: 2002 Availability: No items available:

105. Legends of jazz with Ramsey Lewis season one   Publication: [Manteno, IL] LRSmedia 2006 . 3 videodiscs (ca. 90 minutes.) : col. and b&w , LEGENDS OF JAZZ with Ramsey Lewis will commence its weekly run on PBS stations in April 2006. Each weekly episode features a guest star performing several numbers with Ramsey and his trio. Between these informal performances, Ramsey and his guest artist chat casually about topics related to the show’s theme. Weekly episodes will focus on a single instrument, style or element of jazz. The feel is loose and improvisational, not dry or academic. All guest stars are world-class musicians known for their artistic gifts, their passion for music and the legends who came before them, and, of course, for their larger-than-life personalities, humor, fascinating stories, and riveting performances. | Volume one: the Gold Horns, the Jazz Singers, Contemporary Jazz, the Altos. | Volume two: the Piano Masters, Roots: the Blues, Ameircan Songbook, Latin Jazz. | Volume three: the Tenors, Brazilian Jazz, the Killer Bs New Jazz Masters 2006. Date: 2006 Availability: No items available:

106. World Trade Center /produced by Actuality Productions, Inc. for the History Channel ; written and produced by Nancy Oey, Bob Petrella ; producer/created by, Bruce Nash ; executive producer, Don Cambou ; executive producer[s for the History Channel, Beth Dietrich-Segarra, Charlie Maday.   Publication: New York: History Channel Distributed in the U.S. by New Video, 2002 . 1 videodisc (50 min.) sd., col. 4 3/4 in. , For a time, its towers were the tallest buildings on earth, and The World Trade Center--an engineering marvel--came to symbolize American prosperity and strength. Recalling a more innocent era, this new production from The History Channel--filmed just months vefore the towers' tragic demise--charts the history of their construction, revealing the controversies, decisions and innovations that surrounded the project.Through interviews with the engineers, architects, politicians, and contractors who proudly and ambitiously dreamt, designed and build the complex, THE WORLD TRADE CENTER: IN MEMORIAM examines the monument as both architectural achievement and cultural icon. What emerges is not only a tribute to a building, but an inspiring and intimate story of the birth and growth of an American symbol.Filled with extraordinary photos and archival footage of the construction of America's beloved twin towers, this is a comprehensive and unforgettable celebration of a vanished landmark. Date: 2002 Availability: No items available:

107. Building on Ground Zero / written and produced by Larry Klein ; a BBC-WGBH Boston co-production.   Publication: Boston: WGBH Boston Video, 2006 . 1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.) sd., col. 4 3/4 in. , In a follow up to the Emmy Award-winning documentary Why The Towers Fell, NOVA looks back at the events of 9/11 and reviews the major investigations into the collapse of the World Trade Center. What has been learned in order to improve the construction and security of our most important structures, present and future? How does the U.S. rate compared to other countries? What are the challenges facing architects, engineers, and builders and the obstacles preventing them from adopting new building codes? The film features incisive interviews with key investigators and engineers—including Leslie Robertson, who engineered the World Trade Center towers and takes viewers to the construction site of his current project in Shanghai, touted as the tallest structure in the world. | "Lessons from the World Trade Center collapse"--Container. Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program Nova on Sept. 5, 2006. Some content produced in 2002. Special feature include: teaching materials (PDF format, computer and DVD-ROM drive required). Date: 2006 Availability: No items available:

108. Washington, D.C.: our national's capital   Publication: KCTS Television 1994 , Our Nation's Capital This fascinating portrait of the capital of the United States was photographed over a year's time. The film's perspectives from the air and ground capture the sense of grandeur, history, and vitality that give Washington, D.C its character. | Washington D.C. is included to "Over America" Deluxe box Set . It is a collection of the most successful regional videos ever produced. The Emmy Award-winning series, presented for the first time ever in a deluxe box set, features amazing cinematography and beautiful original music scores. Showcasing video shot in high- Definition (HD) by the world's most experienced aerial production team, the Over America Deluxe Box Set is filled with breathtaking awe-inspiring imagery. tour the grandeur of Washington D.C., the beauty and diversity of San Francisco, and experience the vast metropolis of New York City. From the rugged Northwest mountains to the spectacular capital, tour America from coast-to-cost in all her majesty. Date: 1994 Availability: No items available:

109. Globe trekker: New York   Publication: Escapi New Media Studios AB. 2004 . 60 mins. : col. and b&w , New York is a wondrous metropolis and the self-proclaimed capital of the world. Its vast population and multitude of ethnic groups have created a vibrant and energetic mix that is known as much for its resilience in the face of tragedy as it is for its economic power. Globe Trekker travelers Ian Wright and Megan McCormick tour New York's five boroughs: Staten Island, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. Join them as they visit Ground Zero, ride the Staten Island Ferry to the statue of Liberty, take in the views from the top of the Empire State building, go on a serious shopping spree along 5th avenue, and soak away cares of the city on Coney Island Beach. | City Guide Travel Guide DVD | Globe Trekker: New York is included to "Over America" Deluxe Box Set. It is a collection of the most successful regional videos ever produced. The Emmy Award-winning series, presented for the first time ever in a deluxe box set, features amazing cinematography and beautiful original music scores. Showcasing video shot in high- Definition (HD) by the world's most experienced aerial production team, the Over America Deluxe Box Set is filled with breathtaking awe-inspiring imagery. tour the grandeur of Washington D.C., the beauty and diversity of San Francisco, and experience the vast metropolis of New York City. From the rugged Northwest mountains to the spectacular capital, tour America from coast-to-cost in all her majesty. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

110. Globe trekker: San Francisco   Publication: Escapi New Media Studios AB. 2004 . 60 mins. : col. and b&w , Globe Trekker: San Francisco. This historic city is widely regarded as one of the most attractive cities in the United States. Home to the flower power generation and a thriving cultural mix, San Francisco has something to offer everyone. Follow Justine Shapiro through Chinatown, Mission, The Castro, Haight Ashbury, and North Beach as she meets authentic hippies, samples vegan food, visits Alcatraz, and takes a day trip to see the giant redwoods. | Globe Trekker: San Francisco is included to "Over America" Deluxe Box Set. It is a collection of the most successful regional videos ever produced. The Emmy Award-winning series, presented for the first time ever in a deluxe box set, features amazing cinematography and beautiful original music scores. Showcasing video shot in high- Definition (HD) by the world's most experienced aerial production team, the Over America Deluxe Box Set is filled with breathtaking awe-inspiring imagery. tour the grandeur of Washington D.C., the beauty and diversity of San Francisco, and experience the vast metropolis of New York City. From the rugged Northwest mountains to the spectacular capital, tour America from coast-to-cost in all her majesty. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

111. Dreams Die Hard   Publication: Washington DC: Free the Slaves, . 36 mins. ; color. , (9 a.m. and 7 p.m., 60min program): This documentary follows several victims trapped in slavery in the U.S. Maria was enslaved as a domestic servant and victim of sexual exploitation in southern California. "Miguel" was enslaved in Florida, where his captors used violence to force him and many others to harvest tomatoes. Christy and Rose were enslaved in Maryland, where they worked as domestic servants after being taken from their native Cameroon. The message is clear: modern-day slavery exists everywhere, including the United States, and it is by courageous actions of individuals and NGOs that these people were freed. Availability: No items available:

112. Freedom & beyond   Publication: Washington DC: Free the Slaves, . 24 mins. ; color. , The film takes viewers along on a raid to free children from bonded labor in northern India; introduces the heroes who rescue the children; shows formerly enslaved children as they learn to play again; and finally travels with activists from Indian NGO Bal Vikas Ashram to the remote villages from which children are routinely trafficked. Viewers see once powerless, hopeless villagers join forces to arrest local traffickers and create a safe place for their children. Availability: No items available:

113. Silence Revolution   Publication: Washington DC: Free the Slaves, . 19 mins. ; color. , This is the true story of people held in slavery in the stone quarries of northern India, who risk everything to take back their lives. The film follows a group of stone-breakers who challenge the slaveholders, are burned out of their homes, are imprisoned, then finally win the right to run their own quarry and start a new village. As they struggle to survive in their new-found freedom, they send their children to school, replant the nearby forest and begin to hope for a life beyond stone-breaking. The film features an Indian NGO, Sankalp, which helps with rehabilitation of former bonded laborers. Availability: No items available:

114. Creation's journey: Native American identity and belief / presented by the National Museum of the American Indian   Publication: Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press in association with the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, 1994 . 62 mins (Audio CD). , This recording features ceremonial, social, and contemporary music, from Micmac reels to Aymara planting songs. These recordings of Native music from the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Bolivia were selected by noted ethnomusicologist Charlotte Heth (Cherokee). Date: 1994 Availability: No items available:

115. Iron-Jawed Angels   Publication: Home Box Office 2004 . 124 min. ; color. , Oscar-winner Hilary Swank stars in a fresh and contemporary look at a pivotal event in American history, telling the true story of how a pair of defiant and brilliant young activists took the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

116. Driving Miss Daisy   Publication: 1993 . 1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in. viewing copy. , Chinese subtitles. Date: 1993 Availability: No items available:

117. The Color purple /   Publication: United States : Warner Bros., 2003 . 153 mins. : color. , Copyright: Warner Brothers, Inc. DCR 1985; PUB 18Dec85; REG 20Mar86; PA290-480. | Based upon the novel by Alice Walker. Date: 2003 Availability: No items available:

118. Biography : Lance Armstrong - the race of his life by Armstrong, Kristin. Publication: A&E Television Networks, 2000 . 50 min. color and B&W. , After beating ominous odds and conquering cancer, Lance Armstrong returned to cycling and won the Tour de France - five times. His courage, stamina, and charisma made him an international celebrity and a symbol of hope to millions. In 1996, 25-year-old Lance was diagnosed with testicular cancer which had spread to his abdomen, lungs, and brain - he was given a fifty-fifty chance of survival. Join Biography for the inspiring story of Lance's comeback, from diagnosis to rehabilitation to victory. Candid interviews with Armstrong's mother, wife, coach, and closest friends attest to the incredible courage and drive of the Texan who triumphed, despite brain surgery and four punishing rounds of chemotherapy. Striking footage of Lance in action testifies to his talent and his magic. Lance Armstrong: Racing For His Life offers an in-depth profile of one of the greatest athletes the world has ever seen. Date: 2000 Availability: No items available:

119. Biography: Amelia Earhart   Publication: A&E Television Networks. 1996 . 50 mins. Color and B&W. , Biography. | Amelia Earhart DVD -- She was an uncommon heroine, a legendary aviator and the center of one of the greatest mysteries of all time. A daredevil and a tomboy, Amelia Earhart always knew she would make her mark on history. Even as she was smashing aviation records, her unconventional short hair, pants and leather jacket had already made her an icon. But Earhart's most famous act was her last her mysterious disappearance while attempting to fly around the world. What really happened? Could the Japanese Army have captured her? Drawing on extensive archival footage, interviews and newly discovered evidence, this extraordinary program tells the dramatic story. Here is an unforgettable look at the woman who lived her life with no regrets the unstoppable Amelia Earhart. | CREDITS: Producer and director, Jack Haley; writer, Nicholas Noxon; commentator, Mike Wallace. Date: 1996 Availability: No items available:

120. The American experience. Reagan.   Publication: 263 mins. (part one: 117mins. part two: 146 mins.) : col. & b&w. WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998 Date: 1998 Availability: No items available: