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Houston, Rodd

Overview
Works: 61 works in 90 publications in 2 languages and 3,949 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Biographical television programs  Television programs  History  Nature television programs  Documentary films  Animal television programs  Television specials 
Roles: Narrator, nar
Classifications: E901.1.O23, 328.73092
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Most widely held works by Rodd Houston
Barack Obama( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,709 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
Cats and dogs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic explores the genetic journey of cats and dogs and examines the amazing relationship that has evolved over the years between people and these animals
Oceans( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six National Geographic programs focusing on under-the-sea species and their behavior
Frankenstein : the real story( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's alive!: Traces the story of Frankenstein through all its artistic renditions, from 19th-century stage adaptations to 1930s silent films to Mel Brooks's satirical Young Frankenstein and Kenneth Branagh's faithful horror interpretation
In search of the real Frankenstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how the experiments of four scientists--Luigi Galvani, Giovanni Aldini, Andrew Ure, and Konrad Dippel--inspired Mary Shelly's Frankenstein
Orangutan Island( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet the 35 classmates of Forest School 103 at the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rescue and Rehabilitation Center [in Borneo]. These precocious, red-haired "children of the forest" get the opportunity, through this innovative project led by Lone Droscher-Nelsen and her team, to live wild on a protected island. Orangutan Island is the foundation for the largest primate rescue project in the world. Go with them on their journey to adulthood as they struggle to form their own society and learn how to live free on Orangutan Island"--Container
Barack Obama : from his childhood to the presidency( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and political career of the first African-American to be elected President of the United States
Science of dogs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how nature and man have partnered to deliberately create new and specialized versions of "man's best friend."
Science of babies( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Human babies come into this world entirely helpless -- unable to walk, talk or feed themselves. And, as any parent can testify, a remarkable transformation occurs over their first year. But what's happening behind what you can simply observe? From first breath to first step, National Geographic sheds light on the amazing developments in the first 12 months of life and how new research indicates that these growing abilities are much more flexible than previously known. Follow leading scientists as they study the remarkable plasticity of a very young brain, measure how early experiences influence the course of human development and deconstruct how babies can learn languages and even grasp math!"--Publisher's website
In search of the real Frankenstein by History Channel (Television network)( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how the experiments of four scientists--Luigi Galvani, Giovanni Aldini, Andrew Ure, and Konrad Dippel--inspired Mary Shelly's Frankenstein
Shaquille O'Neal : like no other by Aldo Dicuffa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inside look at pro basketball's Shaquille O'Neal. Includes footage of O'Neal playing for the Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat. Contains behind-the-scenes segments
Just for kicks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Just For Kicks" examines the intersection of rap, breaking, style, and sneakers. Originally all white shoes, designed for the tennis or basketball court, sneakers have morphed from a tool for athletic performance to hip hop's cornerstone symbol of cool and an object of obsession for sneakers collectors worldwide. Stars and fans alike have closets that rival Imelda Marcos' as hip-hop dictates fashion tastes globally. Brand-name footwear fetishism may be hip-hops signature contribution to the rabid consumer culture of manufactured needs and media-fed desires, especially among people who look like they actively avoid any activity that would cause them to break into a sweat
Dangerous missions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hour over Tokyo. In the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, Commander Jimmy Doolittle came up with a bold plan to get a measure of revenge on Japan while raising American morale. 80 airmen volunteered for the top-secret, one-way mission into enemy territory, which required launching army bombers from an aircraft carrier and attacking Tokyo. Here, the raid comes to life through the words of some of the survivors. Filmed at the 2001 reunion of the Doolittle Raiders, they talk about their legendary commander, their historic mission, the pact they made ... and the role of the goblets and cognac
Science of evil( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experts investigate the psychological and neurobiological basis for evil. Using cutting-edge functional magnetic resonance imaging techniques, scientists attempt to isolate the mechanics of moral judgment by mapping patterns in neurological processes
Engineering supermax prisons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prisons today have to deal with violent prisoners that refuse to obey the rules. In an effort to protect the staff and other inmates engineers have had to design and build high-tech super-maximum security units. Examples shown of the new SuperMax Prisons include California's Pelican Bay Prison and Massachusetts' Souza Baranowski Prison
Boston Celtics 2007-2008 NBA champions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get an inside look at the NBA Champion's regular season, triumphant playoff run and NBA Finals victory. An all-access pass to exclusive interviews; behind-the-scenes action; and an unforgettable courtside view of the NBA finals
Ultimate viper( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vipers have been evolving their way to the top of the reptile heap for millions of years. See how these traits are working in an ever-changing world where skills new and old are constantly put to the test
Batalla en las fronteras ; Guerra de narcos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Guerra de narcos. Es una guerra contra los estragos de las drogas que ha convertido a Phoenix, Arizona en la segunda capital más importante contra las drogas. National Geographic [con] su corresponsal Lisa Ying y con la ayuda del Departamento de Policía de Phoenix, van investigar el último secuestro relacionado con las drogas, descubren pacas con un valor mayor de $3 millones de dólares en marihuana. También podrás ver reportajes desde Arizona hasta la Ciudad de Juárez México uno de los lugares con un alto narcotráfico."--Envase
China's mystery mummies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This special opens an ancient case of missing persons, trying to determine the origins of a group of enigmatic mummies found in western China. What they find may change what we know about the world. The four individuals were part of a vanished world that existed in western China between 2600 and 4000 years ago long before Marco Polo or the Silk Road. Yet these long-buried corpses look like Europeans and were found with tools that didnt exist yet in that part of the world. Who were they? Where did they come from? And how might they have affected the spread of culture and technology in prehistoric times? Thanks to the latest advanced DNA technology and the exclusive Genographic database, new answers are starting to come in, as well as a better understanding of the history that bound East and West
La Ciencia de Los Bebes : =Science of babies( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Human babies come into this world entirely helpless -- unable to walk, talk or feed themselves. And, as any parent can testify, a remarkable transformation occurs over their first year. But what's happening behind what you can simply observe? From first breath to first step, National Geographic sheds light on the amazing developments in the first 12 months of life and how new research indicates that these growing abilities are much more flexible than previously known. Follow leading scientists as they study the remarkable plasticity of a very young brain, measure how early experiences influence the course of human development and deconstruct how babies can learn languages and even grasp math!"--Publisher's website
 
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