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Verklan, Laura M.

Overview
Works: 120 works in 202 publications in 1 language and 6,336 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Drama  Personal narratives 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist
Classifications: TL540.E3, 523.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Laura M Verklan
Amelia Earhart queen of the air ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the life of aviator, Amelia Earhart
Pearl Harbor ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In Japanese, tora means "tiger." In December of 1941, "tiger, tiger, tiger" was the code phrase that unleashed one of history's most devastating surprise attacks. But the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor also awakened the "sleeping giant" of American military might, and in the process, sealed Japan's fate"--Container
The Greek gods ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an overview of the deities of ancient Greek mythology
Civil War journal the commanders ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through diaries, photograhs, and factual reenactments, these four episodes focus on the earlier years of the Civil War, including John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry; the first military engagement of the war at Fort Sumter; the first major battle at Bull Ron, and the mix of escaped slaves and educated African American men who made up the 65th Massachussetts regiment
The universe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"See how NASA is arming itself with the latest technology to pre-empt an apocalyptic attack ... Learn how scientists envision reproduction and human development ... and explore startling new evidence showing the existence of universes other than our own ... From bizarre clouds to the hypothetical Planet X, from space disasters to space sex and the possibility of terrifying cosmic collisions, experience space in a whole new way -- not through a telescope or textbook, but firsthand."
The universe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Journey back to the beginning of history on a mind-blowing adventure through space and time. [The series] transports viewers past the wonders of our own solar system and out to the bizarre far-flung reaches of the cosmos. From death stars to ringed planets, star clusters to space wars, The Universe uses new discoveries and more advanced CGI to help explain the mysteries of outer space. From wormholes to transports, examine which elements from popular sci-fi movies could really exist; and discover how the universe is awash in all sorts of strange liquids, from oceans of methane to blobs of alcohol floating in space, and even iron rain. Watch and marvel as experts cook up ten ways to destroy the Earth, including blowing it up with anti-matter, hurling it into the Sun, and colliding with another galaxy."--Container
The Lincoln assassination ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enlisting the help of forensic experts and modern historians, this program unravels the myths and misconceptions to bring you a definitive examination of Lincoln's death
Western towns ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Period photos, first-person accounts, and visits to surviving ghost towns offer a window into the world of the Old West
Italians in America ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A visit to Little Italy. Sports greats like Joe DiMaggio. The voice of Frank Sinatra. The story of Italian-Americans, their achievements and visions is the story of America itself
Hercules : hero, god, warrior ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exploring Greek myth's most popular hero, of the ancient world. Journey with Hercules as he embarks on his celebrated twelve labors to atone for committing a heinous crime. Follow his quest for redemption as he battles injustice, slays fearsome creatures, commits thefts and murders; and even defies the gods themselves. But could a real person have inspired his story? Find out, with archaeological evidence from Eleusis to Athens
Women at war ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the role of women in the war as soldiers, spies, nurses and providing support
Deadwood tech ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stroll down the main street of the legendary gold-rush town and relive some of its infamous incidents
Massacres II ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heavily armed, surrounded by a vast and unknown wilderness, and subject to attack from the people who had lived there for centuries, Western settlers often found themselves fighting for their lives ... examines four of the most brutal such episodes: the Camp Grant Massacre in Tucson, Arizona in April 1871, when 140 Apache men, women and children were slain in their sleep; the 1836 Goliad Massacre in Texas, when Mexican soldiers killed over 300 Texans; the Council House Massacre in San Antonio, where Comanches succumbed to a deadly volley of gunfire; and the Dragoon Springs Massacre in 1858 which saw stage company workers killed for unknown reasons
First ladies North & South ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great tribes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wild West ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The taking of New Orleans ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tsunamis ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tsunamis are started by offshore earthquakes, and when they reach shore, the underwater waves turn their speed into height, and can rise 70 feet above the water's surface. See how researchers are working to try to understand these deadly waves
Mystical monuments of Ancient Greece ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ancient mysteries shows how the ancient citizens of Athens, Greece built the most magnificent temples that mankind has ever been inspired to create
Athens triumph and tragedy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the ancient temples of Athen's Acropolis to try and discover the real purpose of these structures. Go behind-the-scenes with the men who are unearthing their mysteries and trace the story of how they were built and used
 
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Languages
English (75)
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