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Oregon Public Broadcasting

Overview
Works: 1,526 works in 2,564 publications in 2 languages and 76,166 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Children's films  Juvenile works  Nonfiction television programs  History  Educational films  Documentary films  Drama  Nature television programs  Children's television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer, brd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Oregon Public Broadcasting
Publications by Oregon Public Broadcasting
Most widely held works about Oregon Public Broadcasting
 
Most widely held works by Oregon Public Broadcasting
Dinosaur by D. B Sweeney( visu )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,865 libraries worldwide
Viewers assume the role of paleontologists in order to piece together known facts about dinosaurs
Eyewitness volcano by Tommy Lee Jones( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,571 libraries worldwide
Explores the causes and effects of volcanoes and earthquakes, including both historical and recent occurrences from around the world. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Arctic & Antarctic by Eyewitness( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,536 libraries worldwide
Journey into the three-dimensional "virtual museum" where live-action photography creates the sensation of being inside the picture. Arctic & Antarctic : Explores the life & legends of these harshly beautiful polar kingdoms. Desert : Trek across the earth's most parched places to find some of the great stories of adapation and survival
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Vision( visu )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,398 libraries worldwide
Explores the forces that shape our planet and affect our lives, from hurricanes to volcanoes. Captured on camera in the midst of turmoil, rare footage reveals the earth at its most violent, from the fury of a twister to the progress of an avalanche. Followed by a short programme which looks behind the scenes at the making of Natural disaster. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
The rape of Europa by Noël-Nicolas Coypel( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,370 libraries worldwide
Imagine the world without our masterpieces. Interviews with eyewitnesses and historians and newsreel footage show how heroic Europeans, Russians, and Americans worked to save the art of Europe during World War II
Raising Cain : exploring the inner lives of America's boys by Michael Thompson( visu )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
Explores the emotional development of boys in America today and examines factors that contribute to their behavior
Planets by Gustav Holst( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,153 libraries worldwide
Journey through space and time, witnessing the birth of the sun and traveling to the outer limits of the solar system
Prehistoric life by Edward P Ortleb( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,141 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the history of the creation of the earth, the origin of life, and the evolution of the many species including early man
Jerusalem : center of the world ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
The story of the world's most incredible city, capturing the rich mosaic of the city's Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities. Covering a history of over 4,000 years, the film explores the founding of the city, and the birth and convergence of the world's three major monotheistic religions, and the key events in Jerusalem's history as described in the Hebrew and Christian Bibles, the Talmud, the Hagaddah, the Koran, and the Hadith. Highlights include: Mount Moriah, the site of the First and Second Temples; the Church of the Holy Sepulcher; the Dome of the Rock; and the Western Wall
Human machine (Bodyzone) by Coronet Instructional Media (Firm)( visu )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,133 libraries worldwide
One of an 8-part series of adventures in a virtual science museum. This segment investigates the most complex machine of all-- the human body. Discusses what it requires for survival and describes its intricate systems. Shows how a network of signals enables us to breathe, see, hear and digest food. Examines circulation. Looks at the function of organs and cells. Shows how the brain organizes its information
Kingdom of David : the saga of the Israelites ( visu )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the Israelites and the creaton of the world's first monotheistic religion
The meth epidemic ( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
Investigates the meth rampage in America: the appalling impact on individuals, families and communities, and the difficult of controlling an essential ingredient in meth - ephedrine and pseudoephedrine - sold legally in over-the-counter cold remedies
Cat by Carl Maria von Weber( visu )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,110 libraries worldwide
Follows the journey of these mysterious and adored animals from the African savanna to the modern home. Along the way, discover the secret lives of felines great and small--their evolution, anatomy, habitat, behavior, and more
The sixties : the years that shaped a generation ( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
This documentary features revealing interviews with the prominent figures of the era including: Barbara Ehrenreich, Daniel Ellsberg, Jesse Jackson, Tom Hayden, Arlo Guthrie, Henry Kissinger, Norman Mailer, Robert McNamara, Ed Messe III and Bobby Seale
Monster by Patty Jenkins( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,062 libraries worldwide
Why do some animals give us the creeps? Takes a journey through fact and fantasy, coming face to face with deadly spiders, scorpions and ferocious crocodiles. Meet terrifying monsters from myth and legend and discover which real creatures may have inspired the creation of these mythical beasts. Followed by a short programme which looks behind the scenes at the making of Monster. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Dog by Eddie Adcock Band( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
"Discover the wolf connections that give dogs their hunting, courting, mating, and social traits, and find out what a dog's life is really all about"--Box
Desert by Eyewitness( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in French and English and held by 985 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the geographical history of deserts, their animal life and their importance for human culture
Affluenza ( visu )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 850 libraries worldwide
"A fascinating look at one of the greatest social maladies of our time: overconsumption and materialism. Hosted by National Public Radio's Scott Simon, the program explores both the comical and sobering aspects of our consumerism and its enormous impact on families, communities and the environment. With the help of historians and archival film, Affluenza reveals the forces that have dramatically transformed us from a nation that prizes thriftiness - with strong beliefs in 'plain living and high thinking' - into the ultimate consumer society"--Container
Superheroes : a never-ending battle ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
Examines the dawn of the comic book genre and its progenitors, as well as the evolution of the characters that leapt from the pages over the last 70 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. It chronicles how these 'disposable diversions' were subject to intense government scrutiny for their influence on American children and how they were created in large part by immigrants whose fierce loyalty to a new homeland laid the foundation of a multi-billion-dollar industry
Rick Steves' by Rick Steves( visu )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 779 libraries worldwide
All 6 half-hour shows on Italy's countryside, filmed entirely on location
 
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controlled identity Oregon Educational & Public Broadcasting Service

OPB
Oregon Public Broadcasting System
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French (3)
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