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Escaping from history

Author: Gwynne Dyer; National Film Board of Canada.; Green Lion Productions Inc.; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.; Bullfrog Films.
Publisher: Oley, PA : Distributed by Bullfrog Films, ©1994.
Series: Human race, pt. 4.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mexico City, the most polluted and fastest growing city on the planet, is a sobering foretaste of what may await us all. Looking at the effects of industrialization on Mexico, and the impact of its development on the rest of the world, this program finds reasons for optimism. But it's a tough equation: for the Third World to have more, the First World will have to get used to having less.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gwynne Dyer; National Film Board of Canada.; Green Lion Productions Inc.; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.; Bullfrog Films.
OCLC Number: 34578414
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Cinematographer, Georges Archambault; music, Osvaldo Montes.
Performer(s): Host: Gwynne Dyer.
Description: 1 videocassette (53 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Human race, pt. 4.
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada ; director, Josh Freed ; writer, Gwynne Dyer ; produced by Green Lion Productions, Inc. in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; producers, Catherine Mullins, Marrin Canell.

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Mexico City, the most polluted and fastest growing city on the planet, is a sobering foretaste of what may await us all. Looking at the effects of industrialization on Mexico, and the impact of its development on the rest of the world, this program finds reasons for optimism. But it's a tough equation: for the Third World to have more, the First World will have to get used to having less.

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