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Author: James Burke; Mike Slee; Richard Sattin; Principal Film Company.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., ©1995.
Series: Connections 2 : the journey continues.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of a series that explores the origins and effects of those inventions that shape the modern world by traveling through history to bring to life the associative nature of change. In this episode the greatest medical accident in history starts a trail that leads to the search for Helen of Troy, police blotters, seventeenth-century flower-power and insurance statistics that help a Yale professor to invent soda pop  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Burke; Mike Slee; Richard Sattin; Principal Film Company.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 33633928
Notes: "Created especially for the Learning Channel"--Container.
Credits: Director of photography, Jim O'Donnell ; editor, Fran Ross.
Performer(s): Hosted by James Burke.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Connections 2 : the journey continues.
Responsibility: producer, Richard Sattin ; director, Mike Slee ; writer, James Burke ; a presentation of Discovery Productions in association with James Burke and the Principal Film Company, UK.

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Part of a series that explores the origins and effects of those inventions that shape the modern world by traveling through history to bring to life the associative nature of change. In this episode the greatest medical accident in history starts a trail that leads to the search for Helen of Troy, police blotters, seventeenth-century flower-power and insurance statistics that help a Yale professor to invent soda pop and his son to find oil, that triggers work on microfossils and the kind of World War I bangs that started earthquake detection.

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