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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. A century of quilts by Gorman, Laurie A. Publication: [Alexandria, Va.] PBS Home Video 2004 . 1 videocassette(ca.77 min.) sd., sol. 1/2 in. , Closed-captioned VHS | 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. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

3. A flea market documentary.   Publication: Alexandria, Va. PBS Home Video 2006 . 57 min. sd., col. with b&W sequences 4 3/4 in. Date: 2006 Availability: No items available:

4. Our town by Thornton Wilder by Wilder, Thornton Publication: PBS Home Video 2003 . 120 mins. ; color & b/w. , Veteran actor-director Paul Newman makes his first Broadway appearance in four decades in this sold-out Westport Country Playhouse production of the Thornton Wilder classic. Newman plays the Stage Manager, who narrates the immortal tale of Grover's Corners, U.S.A., and its citizens. The superb cast of Our Town includes Frank Converse, Jane Curtin, Ben Fox, Jayne Atkinson, Stephen Spinella, and Maggie Lacy Date: 2003 Availability: No items available:

5. Abraham and Mary Lincoln :   Publication: [United States] : WGBH Educational Foundation : | Distributed by PBS Home Video, 2001 . 3 videocassettes of 3 (360 min.) : | Copyright: no reg. , Special features include: interviews with the producer and cinematographer, audio descriptions, audio navigation, three-part featurette, interactive map, videos interview of historians, timelines, essays, photo galleries, and teacher's guide. | Videocassette 1. This film begins in 1882 when Mary Todd Lincoln is an old woman living near Springfield, Illinois. It backtracts to tell the story of the couple's childhoods his in a remote backwoods log cabin, hers in a wealthy Kentucky home. And it describes their courtship. Mary sets her heart on the raw, socially awkward Lincoln, saying later. “ He’ll be president of the United States on day. If I had not thought so I never would have married him. “ Their partnership is both tempestuous and passionate. She has a temper, and he suffers bouts of depression. But they share a powerful political ambition that sends Lincoln to the House of Representatives and later, with the country splitting apart over slavery, propels him to run for president. On election night, when the results finally come in, Lincoln goes home and tells his wife, “Mary, Mary, we are elected” | Videcassette 2: When the Lincolns arrive in Washington in 1861, the country is breaking apart. The country's president-elect is unknown, untested, and mistrusted. His wife, the daughter of a Southern slave owner, is suspected of being a Confederate sympathizer, As Lincoln leads a confused and frightened people through the most terrible conflict in their history, disaster strikes his own home: Willie Lincoln -- the child Mary says will be the hope and stay of her old age – dies. Mary, though tormented by her grief, visits wounded soldiers and helps slaves who have made their way to the North. Losing her grip on sanity, she also turns to spiritualists for comfort. Her husband, bowed down with sorrow, never loses sight of the tragedy consuming the nation. With the war going badly in the east, enlistments drying up, and morale low, Lincoln takes a step that changes the country forever and in ding so he changes himself. On January 1, 1863 the sixteenth president issues the Emancipation Proclamation liberating millions of Americans from bondage. The Move turns the Civil War from a conflict over union into a struggle for freedom. 1/2 in. Date: 2001 Availability: No items available:

6. The American experience : Walt Whitman.   Publication: PBS Home Video 2008 . 120 mijn. ; col. & b&w , To family and friends, Walter Whitman Jr. may have been just an old bachelor but with his book, Leaves of Grass, he offered up his poetry and his persona as a reflection of the America he saw; daring, noble, naive, brutish, sexual, frightening and flawed. This film tells Whitman's life story, from his working-class childhood, to his years as a newspaper reporter in Brooklyn, to his reckless pursuit of the attention he craved for his work. Date: 2008 Availability: No items available:

7. Roberto Clemente / written, directed and produced by Bernardo Ruiz ; a Quiet Pictures film for American Experience.   Publication: Boston : WGBH Educational Foundation ; PBS Home Video [distributor], 2008 . 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. , A look at the life of Latino baseball star and humanitarian, Roberto Clemente. Tells the story of an exceptional baseball player and committed humanitarian, who challenged racial discrimination to become baseball's first Latino superstar. The film features interviews with David Maraniss, George F. Will, Clemente's wife Vera, Orlando Cepeda, and former teammates, to present an intimate and revealing portrait of a man whose passion and grace made him a legend.--Container. Date: 2008 Availability: No items available:

8. Growing up online   Publication: Boston [United States] WGBH Educational Foudnation PBS Home Video [distibutor] 2008 . 1 videodisc (60 min.) sd., col. 4 3/4 in. , MySpace. YouTube. Facebook. Friendster. Nearly every teen in America is on the Internet every day, socializing with friends and strangers alike, "trying on" identities, and building a virtual profile of themselves - one that many kids insist is a more honest depiction of who they really are than the person they portray at home or in school. Growing Up Online peers inside the world of this cyber-savvy generation through the eyes of teens and their parents, who often find themselves on opposite sides of a new digital divide. A generation with a radically different notion of privacy and personal space, today's adolescents are grappling with issues their parents never had to deal iwth: from cyber bullying to instant "Internet fame," to the specter of online sexual predators. Frontline investigates the risks, realities, and misconceptions of teenage self-expression on the World Wide Web. Date: 2008 Availability: No items available:

9. 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:

10. 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:

11. 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:

12. Buffalo Bill / Rob Rapley; Richard Ben Cramer; Michael Chin; Joel Goodman; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass)   Publication: Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, ©2008. . 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in. , William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West -- one that endures today. In 1883, he transformed himself into a master showman, creating and starring in a world-famous traveling show that brought the "real" Wild West to life. Part circus, part history, "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" toured for three decades, playing to enthusiastic crowds across the United States and Europe. Richard Ben Cramer narrates. Availability: No items available:

13. America at a crossroads. : Jihad the men and ideas behind al Qaeda / Paladin/Invision production ; a production of WETA Washington, D.C. ; series producer, Leo Eaton ; written, produced and directed by William Cran.   Publication: [Arlington, VA] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, ©2007. . 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. , Provides an in-depth look at the modern, radical Islamic groups, and the ideas and beliefs that inspire them, along with the challenges they pose for governments in the Middle East and the West. From the Muslim Brotherhood in the 1940s to Islamic organizations today, get an insightful perspectives of Islam from Western and Middle Eastern journalists, U.S. intelligence experts on the frontlines of the fight against al Qaeda, and friends and contemporaries of Sama bin Lden and his lieutenant Ayman al-Zawahiri. Availability: No items available:

14. 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:

15. E² design. / Season three / Tad Fettig; Elizabeth Westrate; Beth Levison; Midori Willoughby; Brad Pitt; by Fettig, Tad Publication: [United States] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, 2008 . 1 videodisc (ca. 156 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. Date: 2008 Availability: No items available:

16. Mark Twain by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 Publication: [Alexandria, Va.?] : PBS Home Video ; Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video 2001 . 2 VHS (part 1-110 mins. part 2-103 mins.) : color ; 1/2 in. , Samuel Clemens rose from a hardscrabble boyhood in the backwoods of Missouri to become, as Mark Twain, America's best-known and best-loved author. Considered in his time as the funniest man on earth, Twain was also an unflinching critic of human nature who used his humor to attack hypocrisy, greed and racism. He created some of the world's most memorable characters as well as its most quoted sayings. And, in his often-misunderstood novel Huckleberry Finn, he brought forth a masterpiece that Ernest Hemingway called the true beginning of American literature. This remarkable film tells the story of Twain's extraordinary life--full of rollicking adventure, stupendous success and crushing defeat, hilarious comedy and almost unbearable tragedy. With fascinating interviews of Hal Holbrook, Arthur Miller, William Styron and many others, the story is told primarily through the words of Twain himself, so viewers of all ages can be personally introduced to this compelling yet contradictory genius, who said with some justification, "I am not an American, I am the American." Date: 2001 Availability: No items available:

17. She says : women in the news by Konner, Joan Publication: Alexandria, VA : PBS Home Video 2002 . 60 mins. : color , This program explores the impact of having more women in decision-making roles in journalism on the news, the news room culture and the society. Since the early days of the Women's Movement, the number of women in both print and electronic journalism has increased by more than 25%. This documentary features 10 women in positions of power in journalism who are changing the agenda of news, and by changing the story, are changing the world. Date: 2002 Availability: No items available:

18. Citizen king   Publication: PBS Home Video 2004 . 120 mins. ; color & b/w , The story begins on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in August 1963, when a 34-year-old preacher galvanized million with his dream for an America free of racism. Citizen King pushes past the myths that have obscured King's story to reclaim the history of a people's leader. Using the personal recollections, diaries, letters, and eyewitness accounts of friends, family, journalists, law enforcement officers and historians, this film brings fresh insights to King's difficult journey, his charismatic -- if at times flawed -- leadership, and his truly remarkable impact. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

19. American photography : a century of images: the developing image, 1900-1934   Publication: PBS Home Video 2004 . 53 mins. (each tape) : color , American Photography captures the images of a century of change and the role the camera has played both in creating and documenting it. Dramatic and intimate stories trace photography's profound effect on American life íX influencing what we buy, how we dress, how we get the news, and in matters of life and death, medicine, science and war. Episode one: the developing image, 1900- 1934 Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

20. American photography : a century of images: the photographic age, 1935-1959   Publication: PBS Home Video 2004 . 53 mins.; color , American Photography captures the images of a century of change and the role the camera has played both in creating and documenting it. Dramatic and intimate stories trace photography's profound effect on American life íX influencing what we buy, how we dress, how we get the news, and in matters of life and death, medicine, science and war. Episode 2: the photographic age, 1935 - 1959 Date: 2004 Availability: No items available: