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Oregon Public Broadcasting

Overview
Works: 1,596 works in 2,449 publications in 2 languages and 76,383 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Juvenile works  Children's films  Motion pictures  Educational films  Nature television programs  Documentary films  Children's television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer, brd
Classifications: QL665, 597.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Oregon Public Broadcasting
Dinosaur by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students will gain an understanding of the Jurassic and Mesozoic era through study of paleontology, dinosaur entomology, theories of extinction and dinosaur physiology
Arctic & Antarctic( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the polar regions, looking in particular at the plants, animals and people which survive in their hostile conditions. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the forces that shape our planet and affect our lives, from hurricanes to volcanoes. Rare footage reveals the Earth at its most violent
The rape of Europa( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine the world without our masterpieces. Interviews with eyewitnesses and historians and newsreel footage show how heroic Europeans, Russians, and Americans worked to save the art of Europe during World War II
Planets by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes the viewer on a journey through our solar system, describing the sun, moon, each of the planets and the asteroid belt. Covers scientific facts, historical thought and mythological associations of each. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Prehistoric life by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the history of the creation of the earth, the origin of life, and the evolution of the many species including early man
Cat( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the fascinating and ancient journey of these mysterious and adored animals from the African Savanna to the modern home. Investigates evolution, anatomy, habitat, behavior and more
Raising Cain exploring the inner lives of America's boys by Michael Thompson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the emotional development of boys in America today and examines factors that contribute to their behavior
The meth epidemic( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speed. Meth. Glass. On the street, methamphetamine has many names. What started as a fad among motorcycle gangs in the 1970s has become big business, largely due to the efforts of two Mexican drug runners who began smuggling ephedrine -- the same chemical used to make over-the-counter cold remedies -- into California by the ton. Hundreds of illegal meth labs are now operating in the western United States, and the effects are sweeping the nation. From coast to coast, methamphetamine abuse is on the rise, but who's responsible? Is the government doing enough to crack down on this latest drug craze?
Monster by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey through fact and fantasy, putting viewers face to face with deadly spiders, scorpions, and ferocious crocodiles. Meet terrifying monsters and discover the real creatures who may have inspired these mythical beasts
The sixties the years that shaped a generation( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary features revealing interviews with the prominent figures of the era including: Barbara Ehrenreich, Daniel Ellsberg, Jesse Jackson, Tom Hayden, Arlo Guthrie, Henry Kissinger, Norman Mailer, Robert McNamara, Ed Meese III and Bobby Seale
Jerusalem : center of the world( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the world's most incredible city, capturing the rich mosaic of the city's Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities. Covering a history of over 4,000 years, the film explores the founding of the city, and the birth and convergence of the world's three major monotheistic religions, and the key events in Jerusalem's history as described in the Hebrew and Christian Bibles, the Talmud, the Hagaddah, the Koran, and the Hadith. Highlights include: Mount Moriah, the site of the First and Second Temples; the Church of the Holy Sepulcher; the Dome of the Rock; and the Western Wall
Dog( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover the wolf connections that give dogs their hunting, courting, mating, and social traits, and find out what a dog's life is really all about"--Box
Desert( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the geographical history of deserts, their animal life and their importance for human culture
Kingdom of David the saga of the Israelites( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Israelites and the creaton of the world's first monotheistic religion
Eyewitness volcano by Anne MacLeod( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the forces inside the Earth that cause volcanoes to erupt and earthquakes to shake the landscape
Affluenza( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fascinating look at one of the greatest social maladies of our time: overconsumption and materialism. Hosted by National Public Radio's Scott Simon, the program explores both the comical and sobering aspects of our consumerism and its enormous impact on families, communities and the environment. With the help of historians and archival film, Affluenza reveals the forces that have dramatically transformed us from a nation that prizes thriftiness - with strong beliefs in 'plain living and high thinking' - into the ultimate consumer society"--Container
Reptile( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Experience the alien world of these cold-blooded vertebrates, learning the truth about these often misunderstood creatures and uncovering reptilian facts that are stranger then fiction."--Box
Triumph of the nerds by Robert X Cringely( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley (1st work). Explains how the PC industry came of age in the 1980's. Interviews Steve Jobs who co-founded Apple Computer and Bill Gates of Microsoft (2nd work). Looks at changes in the PC industry during the 1990's and their impact on the future. Discusses the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the Internet (3rd work)
Superheroes : a never-ending battle( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the dawn of the comic book genre and its progenitors, as well as the evolution of the characters that leapt from the pages over the last 70 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. It chronicles how these 'disposable diversions' were subject to intense government scrutiny for their influence on American children and how they were created in large part by immigrants whose fierce loyalty to a new homeland laid the foundation of a multi-billion-dollar industry
 
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Raising Cain exploring the inner lives of America's boys
Alternative Names

controlled identityOregon Educational & Public Broadcasting Service

OPB

Oregon Public Broadcasting System

Languages
English (150)

French (3)

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