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Collins, Matthew (Matthew C.)

Overview
Works: 17 works in 43 publications in 1 language and 1,971 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Drama  Interviews 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Production personnel
Classifications: E99.P85, 975.501092
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Most widely held works by Matthew Collins
Pocahontas revealed ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the 400th anniversary of Jamestown, science is revealing the truth behind the myth, a saga of adventure, greed, and savagery. Archaeologists have discovered the site of Chief Powhatan's capital, the spot where John Smith met him and his daughter
Bioterror by Kirk Wolfinger( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg, and William Broad, authors of the book Germs: biological weapons and America's secret war, trace the history of "black biology" and investigate U.S. involvement in the development of biological weapons
Edisons' miracle of light ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of Thomas Edison's invention of the light bulb and his subsequent battle with George Westinghouse over the type of electric current to be used are covered, The launching of the Edison General Electric Company is also discussed
What's the next big thing? ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Host Neil deGrasse Tyson examines the emerging technologies of social robots, robotic cars, earthquake forecasting, smart power grids, and designer microbes. Includes a profile of Jay Keasling, a pioneer in the cutting-edge field of synthetic biology
Dirty bomb ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Identifies and examines some of the topical questions regarding and surrounding so-called "dirty bombs", from the first recognized instance of a dirty bomb being encountered by civilians, to perceived and potential manufacture of such a device, and the differences from an actual nuclear weapon. Also offers scenarios depicting what might happen if terrorists were to create and explode an effective dirty bomb in the middle of London or Washington, DC, and how dangerous the fallout from a dirty bomb might be, both in the short and longer-term
Telegrams from the dead the rise and fall of spiritualism in America ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the movement of spiritualism in the United States between 1850 and 1880
Barnum's big top ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the history of the circus in late 19th-century and early 20th-century America and gives the viewer a glimpse of the excitement it generated. Barnum is credited with bringing modern inventions to the circus and with improving its image amongst the middle class
Insanity on trial ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Julius Guiteau assassinated President James A. Garfield in 1881. This film utilizes a combination of documentary sequences and dramatic recreations based on court transcripts, letters and first-hand accounts to bring to light 19th-century understanding of mental illness, politics, medicine, God and fame
Sins of our mothers the story of Emeline ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers the story of Emeline Gurney of Fayette Maine through the use of hearsay, legend, etc. to explore the strengths and weaknesses of a community
The American experience ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Guiteau, the assassin of President James A. Garfield, used the plea of insanity in his defense. In a reconstruction of the assassination and parts of the trial, as well as in interviews with historians, the question of his sanity is probed, and the novelty of such a plea for that period in history is shown
The American experience ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary attempts to determine the true story behind the legend of Emeline and its impact on a small town in Maine through interviews with townspeople and researchers. In 19th century New England, Emeline Gurney was sent by her impoverished parents to work in the mills in Massachusetts where she gave birth to an illegitimate son. Keeping this birth a secret for many years, she much later married a younger man only to discover that he was her son. Because of this, the townspeople ostracized her until her death
Ancient refuge in the holy land unearthing a rebel hideout ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Archaeologists revisit the Dead Sea site where letters written by second-century Jewish rebel leader Bar-Kokhba were discovered in 1960 and investigate a theory that the cave holds relics from the Great Temple in Jerusalem
The American experience ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Gives a history of spiritualism in the United States. Discusses some of spiritualism's famous adherents, its detractors, and the radical social messages put forth by some mediums, most of whom were women
American Experience: Telegrams from the dead the rise and fall of spiritualism in America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Examines the movement of spiritualism in the United States between 1850 and 1880
The American experience: Edisons' miracle of light ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The history of Thomas Edison's invention of the light bulb and his subsequent battle with George Westinghouse over the type of electric current to be used are covered. The launching of the Edison General Electric Company is also discussed
Sins of our mothers : transcript of film broadcast on January 17, 1989 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Covers the story of Emeline Gurney of Fayette, Maine, who was sent by her impoverished parents to work in the mills of Lowell, Mass. Explores the impact of a legend on one very small town in Maine
Bio terror ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program probes the dark past and horrifying prospects of bioterrorism as a new form of warfare. It highlights the secret biological revolution that was pioneered by the U.S., honed to perfection by the Soviet Union, and then adopted by Iraq and terrorist cells around the world. Discusses the very latest on germ warfare with virtually every major authority on bioterrorism, including veterans of: U.S.; the Soviet program that perfected anthrax, smallpox and other pathogens
 
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