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Vargas, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 95 works in 140 publications in 1 language and 2,734 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Environmental films  Magazine format television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Forecasts  Sports films 
Roles: Host, Reporter, Interviewer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 304.280973
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Publications about Elizabeth Vargas
Publications by Elizabeth Vargas
Most widely held works about Elizabeth Vargas
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Vargas
Human footprint by Clive Maltby( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 838 libraries worldwide
Takes a phase-by-phase journey through life from infancy to old age to illustrate the enormous imprint every American makes during his or her time on Earth. Incorporates surprising facts with playful visuals to reveal our level of consumption and the simple changes we can all make to reduce the impact of our ecological footprint on the world
General Motors from dream to downfall ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Comparisons between General Motors and the Titanic are unfortunate, but inevitable. Confusing luxury with reliability, favoring a bloated status quo over true innovation, and ignoring a host of danger signals, GM finally fell victim to its own errors. This ABC News program studies the economic icebergs that sent the company into bankruptcy-as well as the technological life rafts that could, if properly utilized, save it from oblivion. Outlining the crippled juggernaut's glory days and its entry into troubled waters during the 1970s and '80s, the video documents plant closings, the 2008 auto industry bailout, and GM's struggle to produce viable electric and hybrid vehicles. Guests include Why GM Matters author William Holstein, former Presidential car czar Steve Rattner, and former General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson
The Difference between men and women ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
A program on the neurological basis of differences between men and women. 20/20 correspondents report on the female brain, the gender gap and the brainwork behind sex, as well as question some common myths between the sexes. Includes interviews with doctors, including neuropsychiatrist and author Louann Brizendine
Jesus, Mary and DaVinci ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Vargas explores these and other controversial theories about the lives of Jesus and Mary Magdalene, who some scholars believe was not a prostitute, as she is often portrayed, but rather Jesus' wife and perhaps even the mother of his child. Vargas travels to the Holy Land, Italy, Scotland, France and other locations around the world to investigate what evidence exists to support some of these extraordinary claims in an effort to separate fact from legend
Last days on earth ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Go beyond science fiction to science fact, as it takes viewers on a roller-coaster ride through black holes, intelligent robots, asteroid strikes and deadly plagues. Take a journey through the universe to the inner world of DNA
Extreme sports and teens psychology of risk addiction ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Looks at the structure and chemistry of the adolescent brain and shows why certain teens develop risk taking, thrill-seeking behaviors. Discusses ways to identify the type T-personality at an early age and methods for engaging teens in organized activities that channel their energy away from adrenaline addiction
Resurrection a search for answers ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas travels to Jerusalem to ask experts the questions that the faithful and interested Americans might have pondered about the first Easter almost 2,000 years ago. As seen on ABC News
Planet Earth 2007 seven ways to help save the world ( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
20/20 visits the seven continents to show the environmental problems each place is facing and what we can do to solve the problems, which include increasing and decreasing water levels, deforestation, species extinction, and power usage
Little things prejudice ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Features Lena Williams, a reporter for the New York Times and author of It's the little things : the everyday interactions that get under the skin of Blacks and whites, who polled and interviewed focus groups on how statements, gestures, and even body language can be interpreted--rightly or wrongly--as racial prejudice
Serial rapist criminal profile ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Profiles James Perry, a Madison, Wisc. father and a husband, who led a double life as a construction worker and as a sexual predator who attacked dozens of children and young women over a period of five years. Explains how the man known as the "mall rapist" was finally caught and how his massive collection of digitized images and video provides chilling insight into the mind of a psychopath. Features interviews with Perry's former wife and with crime expert Maureen Wall. Also examines ways for parents to protect children from predators
20-20 ( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
"This ABC News program explores the psychology and sociology behind the most dangerous of emotions. Viewers will meet Dr. Robert Millman, a Weill Cornell Medical College professor who has coined the term 'acquired situational narcissism' to explain connections between volatile tempers and towering egos. The University of Michigan's Dr. Brad Bushman provides further connections between narcissism, aggression, and America's youth, while 'angry comedian' Lewis Black points out the seeds of fury in everyday realities, from waiting in line to political disagreements."--Container
Women and Alcohol ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Explores questions of how does alcohol consumption affect a woman physically. Documents one young woman's quest to determine the impact of regular, heavy drinking on her physiology. Shows how binge drinking can turn women into targets of sexual assault
Diana legacy of a princess ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Uses ABC News film footages to pay tribute to the late Princess Diana who died in a tragic accident in Paris. Replays the events and circumstances of Princess Diana's years as a Windsor and thereafter, ending with her emotional September 6, 1997 funeral
Jesus, Mary and Da Vinci [an] ABC News special ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Host Elizabeth Vargas travels to the Holy Land, Italy, Scotland, France and other locations around the world to investigate controversial theories about the role of Mary Magdalene, who some scholars believe was not a prostitute, but the wife of Jesus
Happiness ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Various experts discuss the psychology and physiology of happiness in a series of segments
Haywire children living with schizophrenia ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
"This ABC News program goes inside the homes of children living with severe mental illness, sharing the stories of three young girls whose schizophrenia commands them to harm themselves--or their younger siblings. Their parents' video diaries document the challenges, breakdowns, and frustrations that occur as they seek help for their children and relief for the rest of the family"--Container
Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and Da Vinci ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Host, Elizabeth Vargas explores the controversial questions raised by the bestselling novel, 'The Da Vinci Code'. She travels to significant locations around the world to seek out what evidence may exist to support them and visits with religion and art history scholars and others who offer their perspectives
Happiness how to find it, understand it and achieve it ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Wouldn't you like to be happier? The pursuit of happiness is guaranteed in the Declaration of Independence. ''Happiness committees'' are popping up across corporate America while ''positive psychology'' becomes the most popular course on campus and a best-selling topic in bookstores. When it comes to happiness, we are all in full pursuit... but can it be caught and held? Can it be measured, studied and nurtured? Bill Weir reports on how to get happy, the science of happiness - how we are hard wired for unhappiness and the extremes people will go to achieve happiness. Weir also visits the happiest places on earth, and these countries might surprise anyone. Why is America so far down on the list of happy places?
Get smart what consumers need to know ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Examines "things that some advertisers, restaurant proprietors, and dentists would rather people didn't know about--like misleading before-and-after photos, questionable charges on the dinner bill, and risks associated with dental veneers," among other things.--Container
Kids and Bullying ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Explores bullying in schools
 
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