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The human language series

Author: Gene SearchingerMichael MaleMaurice WrightSouth Carolina Educational Television Network.Equinox Films, Inc.All authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Equinox Films/Ways of Knowing Inc., [2005?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores human language, its origins, acquisition and evolution.
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Genre/Form: Educational television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gene Searchinger; Michael Male; Maurice Wright; South Carolina Educational Television Network.; Equinox Films, Inc.; Ways of Knowing, Inc.
OCLC Number: 71197798
Notes: Originally produced in 1995.
Credits: Camera, Gene Searchinger, Michael Male, and John Hazard ; film editors, Sara Fishko (pts. 1, 2), Sharon Sachs (pts. 1, 2), Gene Searchinger (pts. 1, 3), Tom Haneke (pt. 2), Jeffrey Stern (pt. 3) ; music, Maurice Wright.
Performer(s): Speakers: Noam Chomsky, Frederick Newmeyer, Howard Lasnik, George Carlin, Lila Gleitman, George A. Miller, Mark Aronoff, Judith Klavans, Alvin Liberman, Lewis Thomas, Jeff Leer, Roy Byrd, Suzette Haden Elgin, Russell Baker, Dan I. Slobin, Stephen Jay Gould, Jerry Fodor, David McNeill, Michael Carter, Henry Kucera, Thomas Sebeok, Steven Pinker, Peter Sells, Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Golinkoff, Jill de Villiers, Susan Carey, Ellen Markman, John Lynch, Ursula Bellugi, Terence Langendoen, Michael Robinson, Bobby Dews, Deborah Tannen, Paul Ekman, Peter Marler, Ivan Sag, Philip Lieberman, Morris Halle, Peter Ladefoged, Sid Caesar, Kim Oller, Rebecca Eilers, Jane Robinson, Darlene Orr, Nomonde Ngubo, Mazisi Kunene, Tammy Grimes, Hank Aaron.
Description: 3 videodiscs (165 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Pt. 1. Discovering the human language : colorless green ideas (55 min.) --
pt. 2. Acquiring the human language : playing the language game (55 min.) --
pt. 3. The human language evolves : with and without words (55 min.).
Responsibility: produced, written and directed by Gene Searchinger ; South Carolina ETV.

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Explores human language, its origins, acquisition and evolution.

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