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Planet earth. / Episode 7, Fate of the earth

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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Explores the role of life in shaping the earth and in shaping the future. Probes the question: is man a threat to earth's future or is he emerging as the brain or nervous system of this living organism called earth? Reveals new theories about global consequences of a nuclear winter and an ultraviolent spring.
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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: 17984646
Notes: "The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Library Video Classics Project."
Videocassette release of the 1985 production.
Dates vary: on cassette, c1985; publicity material, c1988.
Credits: Series producer, Gregory Andorfer ; screenwriters, Gregory Andorfer, Georgann Kane.
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: Fate of the earth
Responsibility: WQED/Pittsburgh in association with National Academy of Sciences.

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Explores the role of life in shaping the earth and in shaping the future. Probes the question: is man a threat to earth's future or is he emerging as the brain or nervous system of this living organism called earth? Reveals new theories about global consequences of a nuclear winter and an ultraviolent spring.

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