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Biography Channel (Firm)

Overview
Works: 150 works in 172 publications in 2 languages and 6,814 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Documentary television programs  Television series  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Classifications: E901.1.O23, 328.73092
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Most widely held works by Biography Channel (Firm)
Barack Obama ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow Obama through his teenage struggles for self-identity, his student days at Columbia University and Harvard Law School, and his political career in Chicago. Go behind the scenes of Obama's extraordinarily successful presidential campaign and his journey towards the 2008 Democratic Convention
John McCain ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow the senator through his student days at the United States Naval Academy, his early political career in Arizona, and finally, through the 2008 presidential primaries. Includes 2008 update to 2003 film
The Google boys ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles Sergey Brin and Larry Page, two Stanford University computer science Ph. D candidates who went on to develop the world's most popular search engine
Amelia Earhart queen of the air ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at this groundbreaking aviator and her mysterious disappearance during her 1937 flight around the world, through interviews, newly discovered evidence, and extensive archival footage
Harry Potter kids ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography takes an inside look at the lives of the three stars (Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint) who play Harry Potter and his two best friends
NASCAR driven to win ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
NASCAR has exploded in popularity in recent years. As that growth has occured, NASCAR drivers have become recognizable celebrities (even outside the traditional NASCAR bastions in the Southern U.S.). Along with the fame, comes the demand for in-depth profiles, the life stories of NASCAR'S up and coming young drivers. Each half-hour episode delves in the lives of the drivers and will likely give fans any and all information they might want
Abraham Lincoln, preserving the Union ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the life of the sixteenth president of the United States, from the rough and rustic childhood that forged his beliefs to the tough political campaign that won him the presidency. Historians examine the difficult leadership choices of his first term, as well as his bouts with depression and his troubled marriage to Mary Todd. Finally, experts untangle a web of murder and kidnapping plots to reveal the truth behind the conspiracy that ended in Lincoln's assassination
Joseph Stalin Red terror by Jack Perkins ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biographical account of the Soviet Union's infamous dictator from his childhood in Georgia to his seminary studies and domination of the Soviet people
Satan, Prince of Darkness ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From the Biblical tale of his fall to the incredible stories of those who believe they have crossed his path ... [go on] a chilling journey through the long and legendary history of Satan. Scholars, historical experts, and theologians examine classic paintings, academic texts, and modern movies for an unprecedented look at the many ways Satan has been portrayed throughout the centuries"--Container
Ben & Jerry's ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield tell about how two real guys built a ice cream business with social conscience and a sense of humor
Ted Kennedy tragedy, scandal, and redemption ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ted was born into a family of great wealth and privilege. After the untimely and tragic deaths of his three older brothers, Ted inherited the weight of his father's political ambitions, and served as surrogate father to the 13 children of his slain brothers. Early scandals and public displays of womanizing and drunkenness are contrasted with his stellar marks as U.S. Senator. The life and career of Teddy Kennedy is revealed through his close friends, family members, political colleagues, and opponents
Caroline Kennedy the next generation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn about the eldest child of John F. and Jackie Kennedy. Her life has been shaped by tragedy, but as the only surviving child, she has maintained her family's legacy. One of the founders of the Profiles in Courage Awards. She is also the president of the Kennedy Library Foundation, as well as an advisor to the Harvard Institute of Politics. An author and mother of three. She is successful, involved with family and country, and she embodies the values her parents held and continues to serve as a scion of a well-loved American family
Leif Ericson voyages of a Viking ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five hundred years before Columbus landed on the shores of North America, Norse explorer Leif Ericson and the Vikings sailed from Greenland to a new land sighted farther west. In the early 1960s, archeologist Anne Stine Ingstad rewrote history when she made the remarkable discovery of Vinland, a Viking settlement on the northern tip of Newfoundland. Travel back to the Dark Ages to relive the story of one of the greatest explorers of all time
Wall Street ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
See how the center of the financial world came into being, and meet the legendary figures who have shaped 'the Street.'
Ultimate collections ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World War II encompassed some of America's greatest triumphs and most bitter defeats. This comprehensive and intimate survey of this epic war features the greatest World War II documentaries, each packed with original archival footage, interviews with military experts and historians, and gripping reenactments. From the War in Europe to the war in the Pacific. From the American war plane industry to the Nuremberg trials. Also includes some of the greatest blunders that occured during the war
Ringling Brothers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Their name is synonymous with the American circus. But long before there were dramatic acrobatics, exotic animals, and special effects, the Ringling Brothers circus consisted of an all-Ringling cast of two dancers, two musicians, and one singer. The Wisconsin-born Ringling brothers grew up in an era when the circus's arrival in town triggered an unofficial holiday. Five of the seven brothers, Albert, Otto, Alfred, Charles, and John, were drawn to the majestic spectacle of the circus
Under 21 and filthy rich ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"While today's young stars, athletes, and entrepreneurs all have different stories of how they became wealthy, they are all part of a club of young people who are so extraordinary that they are able to make millions of dollars before they can legally spend a dime on a drink. This profile looks at where these kids came from, how they made their money, how they spend and manage their money, and where they are headed next after starting their careers with such early success."--Publisher
Elton John ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
See Sir Elton John behind the scenes and watch the legendary rock star prepare for his spectacular Red Piano show at Caesar's Palace. Gain an all-access pass to Elton's life and archives, including clips, music, performances, and home videos spanning his entire career to date
Johnny Cash's America by Johnny Cash ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World War II the war chronicles ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World War II encompassed some of America's greatest triumphs and most bitter defeats. This comprehensive and intimate survey of this epic war features the greatest World War II documentaries, each packed with original archival footage, interviews with military experts and historians, and gripping reenactments from the War in Europe to the war in the Pacific
 
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Alternative Names
Bio Channel (Firm)
Bio (Firm)
Languages
English (32)
Spanish (1)
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