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Evolution

Author: David EsparSusan K LewisJoel OlickerChris SchmidtKate ChurchillAll authors
Publisher: South Burlington, Vt. : WGBH Boston Video, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : [Widescreen]View all editions and formats
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"Evolution" offers a groundbreaking and definitive view of the extraordinary impact the evolutionary process has had on our understanding of the world around us. Beginning with Darwin's revolutionary theory, this seven-part series explores all facets of evolution--the changes that spawned the tree of life, the power of sex, how evolution continues to affect us every day, and the perceived conflict between science  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Science television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Espar; Susan K Lewis; Joel Olicker; Chris Schmidt; Kate Churchill; Richard Hutton; Gail Willumsen; Noel Buckner; Rob Whittlesey; John Heminway; Bill Jersey; Mark Page; Liam Neeson; Clear Blue Sky Productions.; Quest Productions.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.). Science Unit.; WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1578078563 9781578078561 157807858X 9781578078585 1578078598 9781578078592 1578078601 9781578078608 157807861X 9781578078615
OCLC Number: 48491143
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Documentary.
Originally produced as the television mini-series: Evolution.
Videodisc release of the 7-part documentary originally produced for the PBS television series Nova and broadcast in September 2001.
Credits: Editor, Bernice Scheider ... [et al.] ; music, Sheldon Mirowitz ... [et al.].
Performer(s): Narrator, Liam Neeson.
Target Audience: TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
Description: 4 videodiscs (approx. 8 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation.
Contents: [disc 1]. Darwin's dangerous idea / written and directed by David Espar & Susan K. Lewis (ca. 120 min.) --
[disc 2]. Great transformations / written by Joel Olicker & Chris Schmidt (ca. 60 min.) ; Extinction! / written, produced and directed by Kate Churchill & Richard Hutton (ca. 60 min.) --
[disc 3]. The evolutionary arms race / written and directed by Gail Willumsen (ca. 60 min.) ; Why sex? / written, produced and directed by Noel Buckner & Robert Whittlesey (ca. 60 min.) --
[disc 4]. The mind's big bang / written by John Heminway (ca. 60 min.) ; What about God? / a Quest Productions film ; telescript by Bill Jersey, Mark Page ; story by Mark Page ; produced by Bill Jersey (ca. 60 min.).
Other Titles: Darwin's dangerous idea.
Great transformations.
Extinction!
The evolutionary arms race.
Why sex?
The mind's big bang.
What about God?
Evolution :
Nova (Television program)
Evolution (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production of the WGBH/NOVA Science Unit and Clear Blue Sky Productions.
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"Evolution" offers a groundbreaking and definitive view of the extraordinary impact the evolutionary process has had on our understanding of the world around us. Beginning with Darwin's revolutionary theory, this seven-part series explores all facets of evolution--the changes that spawned the tree of life, the power of sex, how evolution continues to affect us every day, and the perceived conflict between science and religion.

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