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1. Broadway by Kantor, Michael Publication: U.S.A PBS Home Video 2004 . 3 videocassette(ca.360 min.) sd., col. and b&w 1/2 in. , Closed-captioned VHS | Contents: 1, Episode one: Give my regards to Broadway(1893-1927) episode two: Syncopated city(1920-1933) 2, episode three: I got plenty of nuttin'(1929-1942) episode four: Oh, what a beautiful mornin'(1943-1960) 3, episode five: Tradition(1957-1979) episode six: Putting it together(1980-present) Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

2. New York - a documentary film, episode eight (1946-2003): the center of the world   Publication: New York WGBH 2003 . 180 mins. ; color. , The eighth episode of filmmaker Ric Burns' award-winning series New York: A Documentary Film examines the rise and fall of the World Trade Center -- from its conception in the post-World War II economic boom, through its controversial construction in the 1960s and 1970s, to its tragic demise in the fall of 2001 and extraordinary response of the city in its aftermath. The film presents rare archival footage, including excerpts from Another Day Downtown, a documentary about lower Manhattan not seen since its initial airing in the early 1960s; never-before-seen footage of the World Trade Center's architect, Minoru Yamasaki, at work on the project's design in 1962; and extensive interviews with commentators and experts including Guy Tozzoli and Leslie Robertson, the Trade Center's project manager and structural engineer, respectively, who recount firsthand their experience with the project's life and death. Joining them are many of the people who helped make sense of 400 years of New York's history in the first seven episodes of New York: A Documentary Film -- Pete Hamill, Mike Wallace, Robert A. M. Stern and Ada Louise Huxtable among them. The film explores the urban, economic, architectural and symbolic significance of the great towers, their horrific demise, and the ongoing effort to come to terms with their loss. Date: 2003 Availability: No items available:

3. 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:

4. 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:

5. 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:

6. Globe trekker: New Orleans   Publication: Escapi New Media Studios AB. 2004 . 60 mins. : col. and b&w , City Guide Travel Guide DVD | Situated in the state of Louisiana on the banks of the Mississippi, New Orleans was founded by the French in 1718, populated with Africans, given to the Spanish and sold to the Americans. This colourful history has given birth to beautiful, multicultural city. Follow traveller Justine Shapiro through the French Quarter, Warehouse District and Garden District to discover the history, drama and legend that is 'The Big Easy' Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

7. Globe trekker: Deep South USA   Publication: Escapi New Media Studios AB. 2004 . 60 mins. : col. and b&w , City Guide Travel Guide DVD | Situated in the South East corner of the USA, the states of Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi are also known as the Bible Belt. It's home to the Civil Rights Movementand the birth place of the Blues, but its greatest boast is simply good ole Southern hospitality. Traveler Ian Wright goes trekking in the Great Smokey Mountains, before driving south to Atlanta, Georgia. He then catches the bus to Tuskegee, Alabama and the idyllic beaches of the Gulf shores. Traveling down Highway 61 through Vicksburg and Clarksdale, he ends his journey in Memphis, Tennessee. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

8. 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:

9. The man who walked between the towers by Gerstein, Mordicai. Publication: Brookfield, Conn. Roaring Brook Press 2003 . 1 v. (unpaged) col. ill. 29 cm. , A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk betweenthe World Trade Center towers. Date: 2003 Availability: No items available:

10. Statue of Liberty   Publication: Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. 1996 . 58 min. ; color & b/w , The Statue of Liberty: For more than 100 years, the Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of hope and refuge for generations of immigrants. In this lyrical, compelling and provocative portrait of the statue, Ken Burns explores both the history of Americaíªs premier symbol and the meaning of liberty itself. Featuring rare archival photographs, paintings and drawings, readings from actual diaries, letters and newspapers of the day, the fascinating story of this universally admired monument is told. In interviews with Americans from all walks of life, including former New York governor Mario Cuomo, the late congresswoman Barbara Jordan and the late writers James Baldwin and Jerzy Kosinski, The Statue of Liberty examines the nature of liberty and the significance of the statue to American life. Date: 1996 Availability: No items available:

11. New York   Publication: [Washington, D.C.?] Distributed by PBS Home Video 2004 . 9 videocassette (ca. 18 hr.) sd., col. with b&w 1/2 in. , "The American Experience"--Cassette labels Director, Ric Burns ; producer, Lisa Ades, Ric Burns ; written by Ric Burns, James Sanders VHS A documentary film | Contents: 1, episode 1. The country and the city, 1609-1825 2, episode 2. order and disorder, 1825-1865 3, episode 3. sunshine and shadow, 1865-1898 4, episode 4. The power and the people, 1898-1918 5, episode 5. cosmo-polis, 1919-1931 6, episode 6. city of tomorrow, 1929-1941 7, episode 7. the city and the world, 1945 to 2000 8, episode 8. The center of the world, 1946 to 2003(part I) 9, episode 8. The center of the world, 1946 to 2003(part II) Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

12. The man who walked between the towers / Jake Gyllenhaal   Publication: [Weston, Conn.] : Weston Woods/Scholastic, 2005 . 1 videodisc (10 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. , Tells the story of Philippe Petit, the wire walker and street performer who walked across the sky, in 1974, on a cable that he and friends strung between the rooftops of the Twin Towers. Told as an animated children's book with an off-screen narrator, the film traces Philippe's passion and imagination, provides details of how he managed to get the wire in place, and completes the story of his subsequent arrest and his fitting punishment. Date: 2005 Availability: No items available: