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Connections 3. Disc 5

Author: James BurkeJohn BlackCharles MaplestonDiscovery Communications, Inc.Langham Productions (Firm)All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Ambrose Video, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James Burke shows how seemingly unrelated people and events have hooked up over time, spurring the social and technological changes that have shaped the modern world.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Burke; John Black; Charles Mapleston; Discovery Communications, Inc.; Langham Productions (Firm); Learning Channel (Firm); Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 53942510
Language Note: In English; English subtitles.
Notes: Videodisc release of the 1996 television program.
Title from container.
Special features included.
Credits: Director of photography, Jim O'Donnell.
Performer(s): Presented by James Burke.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Hit the water --
In touch.
Other Titles: Connections three
Connections (Television program)
Responsibility: Discovery Communications ; a production of TLC in association with James Burke and Langham Productions ; writer and producer, James Burke ; directors, John Black, Charles Mapleston.

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James Burke shows how seemingly unrelated people and events have hooked up over time, spurring the social and technological changes that have shaped the modern world.

"Hit the water: From the cockpit of a Tornado Fighter Bomber, dip into the history of margarine, dance at the ballet Copella, and blow up a dam in Norway with a British commando team to find out why and how Hitler never harnessed heavy water and the A-Bomb."--Container.

"In touch: An American scientist ponders the problem of nuclear fusion in 1951 and from the connections between the Eiffel Tower to modern oceanography, the Global Net is developed."--Container.

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