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181. A century of quilts: America in cloth   Publication: PBS 2001 . 77 mins. color. , This documentary celebrates the art of quilting by featuring selections from the best 100 American quilts of the 20th century, the stories behind their creation and the quilters as they work. The program travels across America to capture the artists at work in their studios and homes and tells the stories behind the creation of these treasures. Date: 2001 Availability: No items available:

182. A celebration of 50 years of inspiration, innovation and discovery.   Publication: NASA . 3 discs (180 mins. ); color. , A Celebration of 50 years of inspiration, innovation and discovery. This three DVD set spotlights NASA’s expeditions and innovations of the past five decades through a comprehensive video presentation and an engaging, interactive online feature. | Disc 1 -- 50 years of exploration - the golden anniversary of NASA documentary(87 mins.) | Disc 2 -- Interactive multimeda feature | Disc 3 -- a. NASA's 50th anniversary gala program (71 mins.) b. 50 years of exploration -- the golden anniversary of NASA (Neil Armstrong) 13:39. c. 50 years of exploration - the golden anniversary of NASA (Jim Lovelll) 13:15 Availability: No items available:

183. Families of USA   Publication: Master Communications, Inc. 2009 . 30 mins. ; color. , Five-year-old Kyle lives in North Dakota with his parents and three brothers. They farm with his grandparents and several uncles and aunts and their families. We see how they harvest their grain, fix the harvesting machine, and take grain to the storage elevators in the nearby town of about 100 people. Kyle helps his mother bake caramel rolls, picks fresh peas and eats them in the garden while he shares some with his dog, and plays with miniature farm machines. Kristin and her family are African Americans, living in Wilmington, Delaware. They have a wide range of interests that take us to a computer class at summer camp, basketball practice, dance classes, church services and a Christmas concert, where Kristin plays the flute. We visit her classes at school, her father at work as director of a social service agency and watch her mother teach physical education to elementary kids. Date: 2009 Availability: No items available:

184. Frontline : dreams of Obama.   Publication: PBS 2009 . 1 videodisc of 1 (56 mins.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. viewing copy. , Copyright Claimant: WGBH Educational Foundation. Date of Creation: 2009; Date of Publication: 2009-01-20; Registration Number / Date: PA0001642387 / 2009-07-20. | As Barack Obama assumes the presidency on January 20th, 2009, FRONTLINE tells the story of how a little known state senator rose from obscurity to the White House in just over four years. Dreams of Obama draws on interviews with those closest to Obama to provide insight into how he might lead the country. A personal and political biography, the film examines the key moments that shaped Obama, and asks what his election says about America. Date: 2009 Availability: No items available:

185. William Faulkner : a concise biography   Publication: Kultur . 30 min. color. Availability: No items available:

186. Biography. Tennessee Williams : the wounded genius   Publication: United States : A&E Television Networks, 1998 . videocisc of 1 (ca. 50 min.) color. , A profile of playwright Tennessee Williams (1911-83), born Thomas Lanier Williams. Included: scenes from ’The Glass Menagerie’ and ’A Streetcar Named Desire,’ comments from his brother Dakin, Kim Hunter, Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson and biographers Date: 1998 Availability: No items available:

187. Independence day : the history of the fourth of July/ Alison Guss; Harry Smith; Arts and Entertainment Network.; History Channel (Television network); New Video Group. by Guss, Alison Publication: New York : Marketed and distributed in the U.S. by New Video, 2005 . 1 videodisc (48 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in. , Describes the events of July 4, 1776; early celebrations of the day; and the symbols, patriotic music, fireworks, monuments and statues associated with this holiday. Shows celebrations of the holiday both past and present. The power of this holiday, its patriotism, hometown pride and national unity is just as strong today as it was in 1776 | Originally broadcast as a segment of "Modern marvels" on the History Channel. Date: 2005 Availability: No items available:

188. The choice 2008 /Michael Kirk; Jim Gilmore; Paul Jeffrey Stekler; Will Lyman; Kirk Documentary Group.   Publication: [Alexandria, Va.] PBS Home Video, 2008 . 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in , The choice 2008 draws on in-depth interviews with the advisers, family and friends closest to these unlikely candidates, as well as with seasoned observers of American politics, who together tell the definitive story of these men and their ascent to their party's nominations Date: 2008 Availability: No items available:

189. Illicit : the dark trade / Helen Fitzwilliam; John B Bredar; Peter Coyote; Moise´s Nai´m; National Geographic Television & Film.   Publication: :[Washington, D.C.] National Geographic, 2008 . 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. , Examines the shadowy web of illicit trade that has resulted from globalization, the Internet, and electronic banking. Discusses how lucrative international criminal networks thrive while causing rampant political corruption and the subversion of governments, as well as threatening the world economy. Looks at the consequences of consumer demand for cheap black market counterfeit goods, from knock-off handbags to bootlegged compact discs to fake pharmaceuticals. Date: 2008 Availability: No items available:

190. Eugene O'Neill : a documentary film / directed by Ric Burns ; written by Arthur Gelb & Barbara Gelb and Ric Burns ; produced by Marilyn Ness & Steve Rivo with Robin Espinola & Mary Recine.   Publication: Alexandria, VA : PBS Home Video, 2006, c[2005] . 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. , Eugene O'Neill was one of the greatest playwrights in American history. Through his experimental and emotionally probing dramas, he addressed the difficulties of human society with a deep psychological complexity. Availability: No items available:

191. Let freedom sing : how music inspired the civil rights movement / produced by Charles Hannah and Meyer Shwarzstein ; written by Jon Goodman and Colin Escott ; directed by Jon Goodman.   Publication: United States] : Time Life : Direct Holdings Americas Inc., [2009] , One of the most powerful movements in American history is told through the singers and songwriters who fought for change with their music. Highlights include the influence of WDIA radio in Memphis and the influence of Harry Belafonte, Phil Ochs and other performers. Availability: No items available:

192. Inside the meltdown / Michael Kirk; Jim Gilmore; Mike Wiser; Peter Rhodes; Will Lyman;   Publication: [S.l.] : PBS Video, 2009 . 1 disc (60 mins). sd. col. , FRONTLINE investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. The film chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, Lehman Brothers' collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG, and the $700 billion bailout. Inside the Meltdown examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't stop and haven't been able to fix. | 1. First tremors -- 2. The deal to save Bear Stearns -- 3. Next crisis: Fanny Mae, Freddie Mac -- 4. Let Lehman fail -- 5. As markets start crashing... -- 6. The contagion goes global. Date: 2009 Availability: No items available:

193. The Crossroads café   Publication: [S.l.] : INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications, 1996 . 4 discs ( 26 mins. each); sd., col. , A series that blends comedy and drama to teach English to speakers of other languages. Each 26 minute episode includes one segment that demonstrates a specific language function and another that explores the social or cultural issues dramatized in the story. | Disc one: episode one to six | Disc two: episode seven to thirteen | Disc three: episode fourteen to nineteen | Disc four : episode twenty to twenty-six | Episode 1: opening day, episode 2: growing pains, episode 3: worlds apart, episode 4: who's the boss?, episode 5: lost and found, episode 6: time is money, episode 7: fishout of water, episode 8 : family matters, epiosde 9 : rush to judment, epiosde 10: let the buyer beward, episode 11: no vacany, episode 12: turning points, episode 13 : trading places, episode 14: life goes on, episode 15 : breaking away, episode 16 : the bottomline, episode 17 : united we stand, episode 18 : opportunity knocks, episode 19: the people's choice, episode 20 : outside looking in, episode 21: walls and bridges, episode 22: helping hands, episode 23: the gift, epiosde 24: all's well that ends well, episode 25: commings and goings, episode 26: windsof change. Date: 1996 Availability: No items available:

194. Christmas unwrapped : the history of Christmas /Alison Guss; Harry Smith; A & E Home Video (Firm); History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network   Publication: [United States] : A & E Television Network ; New York : Marketed and distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group, 2005, ©1997. . 1 videodisc (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. , Traces the emergence of the modern-day Christmas celebration from pagan festivals such as the Roman Saturnalia, and how British settlers in the New World transformed the patron saint of children into the enduring figure of Santa Claus. Availability: No items available:

195. NOW hosted by David Brancaccio. / Oct. 19, 2007, Immigration on main street / David Brancaccio; Kathleen Hughes; David Kreger; JumpStart Productions.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)   Publication: New York] : JumpStart Productions, LLC ; [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video [distributor], ©2007. . 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. , With Washington stuck in place on illegal immigration policy, local governments are taking the matter into their own hands, shifting the cultural and political battleground from Pennsylvania Avenue to Main Street, USA. The episode examines how two New Jersey towns deal with the illegal immigrant issue. | Title from menu screen. Availability: No items available:

196. Secret access : Air Force One / produced by Partisan Pictures ; a film by Peter Schnall ... [et al.] ; executive producer, Charles Nordlander.   Publication: Publication info: [New York] : A & E Television Networks, 2008. . Physical descrip: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. , Travel with HISTORY to where only the most elite insiders from the highest levels of the U.S. government are ever allowed - on board Air Force One - for a historic international mission through the heart of Africa with the President of the United States. Walk alongside Air Force security agents as they lay down the last line of defense for America's "flagship" and her VIP passenger, and discover what makes the Commander-in-Chief's plane faster, more secure, more comfortable and more capable than any other aircraft of its kind. Availability: No items available:

197. Andy Warhol : a documentary film / a co-production of Steeplechase Films, Daniel Wolf, High Line Productions and Thirteen/WNET New York ; produced by Donald Rosenfeld, Daniel Wolf and Ric Burns ; written by James Sanders and Ric Burns ; directed by Ric Burns.   Publication: [Arlington, VA] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures [distributor], c2006. Other Authors: Burns, Ric Anderson, Laurie, 1947- Koons, Jeff. Steeplechase Films Inc. High Line Productions. WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) PBS Home Video. Paramount Pictures Corporation. Performer(s): Voice of Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons ; additional voices: Philip Bosco, Josh Hamilton, Robert Sean Leonard, Callie Thorne ; narrator, Laurie Anderson. Summary: A portrait of the most famous and controversial artist of the second half of the twentieth century. Notes: Documentary. Title from container. DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; stereo., NTSC. Closed-captioned. Emmy Awards, 2007: Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming. Audience: Not rated. Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired. ISBN: 1415716978 9781415716977 Horizon #: 2398872 Media Type: [videorecording] : 2006 . Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in. Date: 2006 Availability: No items available:

198. Pioneer life in revolutionary America / Video Dialog Inc.; New Dimension Media, Inc.   Publication: Jacksonville, IL : New Dimension Media, 1997. . 1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. , Using historical period locations, sets, costumes, and language reflecting the American Colonial era, this series explores the events and social history that led to the formation of the United States. Narration unifies the dramatic sequences. The lifestyle of the first wave of settlers to cross the Appalachian Mountains is recreated, describing the importance of this westward-moving frontier to American values. Availability: No items available:

199. 10 days that unexpectedly changed America / Joe Berlinger; R J Cutler; Kate Davis; David Heilbroner; Michael Epstein; Rob Epstein; Jeffrey Friedman; Barak Goodman; John Maggio; Rory Kennedy; James Moll; Bruce Sinofsky; Marco Williams; Martin Sheen; Jeffrey Wright; Joe Morton; Campbell Scott; Hector Elizondo; Terry Kinney; All Productions.; (Firm); History Channel (Television network); A & E Home Video (Firm); New Video Group. by Berlinger, Joe Publication: [Burlington, VT] : A & E Home Video ; New York : Distributed by New Video, ©2006. 2006 . 3 videodiscs (ca. 460 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in. , "Featuring the work of acclaimed directors: Joe Berlinger, R.J. Cutler, Kate Davis & David Heilbroner, Michael Epstein, Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman, Barak Goodman & John Maggio, Rory Kennedy, James Moll, Bruce Sinofsky, Marco Williams." | Disc 1. Massacre at Mystic ; Shays' Rebellion: America's first civil war ; Gold rush ; Antietam -- Disc 2. The Homestead strike ; Murder at the fair: the assassination of President McKinley ; Scopes: the battle over Americ's soul -- Disc 3. Einstein's letter ; When America was rocked ; Freedom summer. | Acclaimed documentary filmmakers offer a fresh, compelling look at 10 pivotal moments in American history and their often unforeseen repercussions. Date: 2006 Availability: No items available:

200. Great decisions 2010 / Richardo R Lopes; Ralph Begleiter; Walter Cronkite; Lisa Peakes; Foreign Policy Association.   Publication: New York : Foreign Policy Association, ©2010. . 2 videodiscs (ca. 300 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. , Disc one: Episode 1. An army of envoys -- Episode 2. Justified force: preventing genocide in the 21st century -- Episode 3. The dark side of globalization -- Episode 4. Red Army rising: China's military -- Episode 5. Wall Street and the world: the global financial crisis -- | Disc two: Episode 6. Moscow's long reach -- Episode 7. Power, politics and the Persian Gulf -- Episode 8. Peacebuilding and statecraft -- Bonus episodes. The world's bottom billion; The new energy economy. | This series returns for its 26th season on PBS, giving armchair diplomats in-depth analysis and expert opinion on the ten most critical global issues facing America in the year ahead. Availability: No items available: