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Planet earth. / Episode 1, The living machine

Author: Gregory Andorfer; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); Films Incorporated.; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Library Video Classics Project.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Films Inc. [distributor], ©1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Plate tectonics, one of the most important discoveries of the 20th century, is explored with world-renowned scientists on location. They are at Kilauea Volcano during a dramatic eruption, aboard the submersible craft, Alvin as it dives to the bottom of the Atlantic, and in pursuit of the cause of the worst earthquakes in American history.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Andorfer; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); Films Incorporated.; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Library Video Classics Project.
OCLC Number: 17984690
Notes: "The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Fondation Library Video Classics Project."
Videocassette release of the 1985 production.
Dates vary: on cassette, c1985; publicity material, c1988.
Credits: Series producer, Gregory Andorfer ; music, Jack Tillar ; photography, Norris Brock.
Performer(s): Richard Kiley.
Target Audience: Senior high school through college students and adults.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Living machine
Responsibility: produced by WQED Pittsburgh in association with the National Academy of Sciences.

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Plate tectonics, one of the most important discoveries of the 20th century, is explored with world-renowned scientists on location. They are at Kilauea Volcano during a dramatic eruption, aboard the submersible craft, Alvin as it dives to the bottom of the Atlantic, and in pursuit of the cause of the worst earthquakes in American history.

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