Most widely held works by Powderhouse Productions
Raising Cain ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 958 libraries worldwide
Two of the country's leading child psychologists identify the social and emotion challenges that boys encounter in school and show how parents can help boys cultivate emotional awareness, giving them the support to navigate the social pressures of youth.
World in the balance ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 815 libraries worldwide
In Japan, Europe and Russia, birth rates are shrinking and the population is aging. In parts of India and Africa, more than half of the still growing population is under 25. The world population is now careening in two dramatically different directions. China revs up examines China's booming economy and the impact its having on the environment.
A girl's life with Rachel Simmons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
Rachel Simmons interviews parents, psychologists, teachers, and social workers who are helping nurture girls into capable, resilient adults. Simmons talks with four very special girls who tell their own deeply personal tales of dealing with issues like cyber bullying, body image, and violence. With courage and determination, these girls reveal their hopes and dreams for a powerful future.
Mysteries of the Freemasons ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Behind the veil of secrecy, this documentary explores the origins, practices and influences of the Freemason organization.
Mysteries of the Freemasons the beginning ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Behind the veil of secrecy, this documentary explores the origins, practices and influences of the misunderstood Freemason organization.
The killer's trail the story of Dr. Sam Sheppard ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Did Dr. Sam Sheppard kill his wife? With the help of advanced technology, Nova re-examines the 1954 murder of Marilyn Sheppard.
The Killer's trail murder mystery of the century ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Marilyn Sheppard was murdered in 1954. Now, nearly 50 years later, NOVA reopens America's most intriguing unsolved murder case. Play modern-day detective with a detailed reconstruction of the Sheppard house, access little-known evidence, and hear insights from such forensic experts as DNA specialist Barry Scheck, a member of O.J. Simpson's legal "Dream Team." Like an intricate puzzle, clues come together to overturn previous assumptions about the alleged killer, Dr. Sheppard, and point to an entirely new, still unknown, suspect.
Inside the world's mightiest bank ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
As the anchor of the global economy, the Federal Reserve Bank handles more money than any other bank in the world. This program explores the far-reaching responsibilities of the Federal Reserve in setting interest rates, regulating other U.S. banks, and making new money. For the first time, cameras go inside the Fed's network command center, the hub of the electronic payment system called FEDWIRE where banks and big institutions pay each other and where over $2.1 trillion changes hands each day. The program also looks at the fascinating manufacture of U.S. currency and high-tech ways to combat counterfeiting.
Extreme engineering. Collection one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
"On every part of the planet, men and women are achieving the impossible. Mountains of earth are drilled, blasted, and moved while massive structures are erected to tame and traverse great bodies of water"--Container.
America's cutest dog ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Do dogs really have the ability to master the spoken word? Are some dogs just born babysitters? Is it true that an old dog can't be taught new tricks? Why are people attracted to dogs that are so ugly they're cute? Find out the answers in a special presentation of America's Cutest Dog, in a countdown of the cutest clips in the web-o-sphere. Includes 2 episodes of America's Cutest Dog, America's Cutest Cat, and World's Ugliest Dog Competition.
Great transformations ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
An examination at the complexity and diversity of life forms, focusing on important evolutionary changes including development of four-limbed body plan, the journey of animal life from water to land, the return of mammals to the sea.
Extreme engineering. Collection two ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Builders and engineers design and construct the largest, most outrageous and awe-inspiring projects ever conceived, breathing life into fantastic yet impossible creations.
Secrets, lies & atomic spies ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
In the late 1940s the FBI nabbed Klaus Fuchs and Julius Rosenberg for giving atomic secrets to the Soviets. But only recently historians have discovered that as many as 300 Americans may have spied for the Soviets during WW II. Join NOVA for a look at this period of our history.
Extreme engineering. Tokyo's sky city ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Examines the challenges facing architects and engineers from Japan, Taiwan and Canada as they plan to construct Sky City, a towering, vertical concrete and glass community in Tokyo. Twice the height of any existing building, the walled community looks impressive on paper, but will it be able to withstand earthquakes, typhoons and fire?
Extreme engineering. Holland's barriers to the sea ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Climate change is driving the North Sea to record levels and pushing rivers over their banks. Can the Dutch masters of the water engineer their way out?
Extreme engineering. Widening the Panama Canal ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
For almost a century, one of the world's most important waterways has let ships make a commercially critical shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. But many of today's ships are too big for the man-made canal. Can it be widened?
Extreme engineering. Boston's big dig ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Chronicles one of the largest civil engineering projects in modern history, the re-routing of I-93 and I-90 underground.
Extreme engineering. Bridging the Bering Strait ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Join structural engineers and leading architects as they reveal their design plans for a massive bridge that would join North America and Asia, following the same intercontinental route as the ancient Bering Strait land bridge.
Dogs 101 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Here is everything one needs to know about loveable, furry dogs. The spotlight falls on the adorable, the feisty, and the unexpected in these five episodes that feature: the French Bulldog, Poodle Airedale, Chihuahua, Labrador, Basset Hound, Golden Retriever, Bichon Frise, Westie, Beagle, and many more.
Cats 101 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Here is everything one needs to know about loveable, furry cats. The spotlight falls on the adorable, the feisty, and the unexpected in these five episodes that feature: the American Shorthair, Savannah, Persian, Siamese, Siberian, Russian Blue, American Curl, Japanese Bobtail, and many more.
Bilderberg Meetings Boys Boys--Psychology Bullying Case studies Childbirth China City planning Civil engineering Conspiracy theories Construction projects Council on Foreign Relations Documentary television programs Dogs Economic history Economic policy Emotions in children Engineering Freemasonry Freemasonry--Rituals Freemasons Girls--Conduct of life Girls--Psychology Historical television programs History Illuminati Masculinity Murder Nonfiction television programs Ohio--Cleveland Older people Overpopulation Pollution Pollution prevention Population Secret societies Sheppard, Marilyn Reese Sheppard, Sam Statistics Structural engineering Television programs Television programs--for the hearing impaired Transportation--Planning Trials (Murder) Trilateral Commission Tunneling Tunnels--Design and construction United States Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings--for the hearing impaired