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Oregon Public Broadcasting

Overview
Works: 1,515 works in 2,343 publications in 2 languages and 76,434 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Art  Nature television programs  Science television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Science films  Fiction 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: QE862.D5, 598
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 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Viewers assume the role of paleontologists in order to piece together known facts about dinosaurs
Arctic & Antarctic ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the general ecology and animal life of the two polar regions and to their place in human history
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Vision ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,475 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
Planets by Dorling Kindersley Vision ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,316 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
The rape of Europa ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imagine the world without our masterpieces. Interviews with eyewitnesses and historians and newsreel footage show how during World War II the Nazis systematically took or destroyed the art of Europe. It follows the heroic Europeans who first hid, and then set out to find and return what had been taken, with the help of the Allied forces "Monuments Men". It is work that continues to this day
Prehistoric life by Dorling Kindersley Vision ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program explores Earth's age, uncovers fossils and traces evolution through the geological time periods. It also examines continental drift, studies cockroaches, early communication, and the role of mass extinctions throughout history
Monster by Dorling Kindersley Vision ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Why do some animals give us the creeps? Takes a journey through fact and fantasy, coming face to face with deadly spiders, scorpions and ferocious crocodiles. Meet terrifying monsters from myth and legend and discover which real creatures may have inspired the creation of these mythical beasts. Followed by a short programme which looks behind the scenes at the making of Monster. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Dog ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Discover the wolf connections that give dogs their hunting, courting, mating, amd social traits, and find out what a dog's life is really all about."--Box
The meth epidemic ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigates the meth rampage in America: the appalling impact on individuals, families and communities, and the difficulty of controlling an essential ingredient in meth - ephedrine and pseudoephedrine - sold legally in over-the-counter cold remedies
Desert ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,084 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
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 1,079 WorldCat member 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
The sixties the years that shaped a generation ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,078 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 Messe III and Bobby Seale
Kingdom of David the saga of the Israelites ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the Israelites and the creaton of the world's first monotheistic religion
Jerusalem : center of the world ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 986 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
Reptile ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 921 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
Eyewitness volcano by Anne MacLeod ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn about the forces inside the Earth that cause volcanoes to erupt and earthquakes to shake the landscape. Part of the Eyewitness DVD video series
Affluenza ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 896 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
Bird by Dorling Kindersley Vision ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An exciting journey from the bird's distant dinosaur past to its present astonishing variety
Insect ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How do insect wings work? Just how big can a bug grow? Examine the wonders of the insect world through macrophotography and 3-D graphics
Triumph of the nerds ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 808 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)
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Oregon Educational & Public Broadcasting Service

OPB
Oregon Public Broadcasting System
Languages
English (139)
French (3)
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