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David Montgomery: Treating Earth like Dirt
...forces shaping the landscape is you and me." Montgomery is the author of Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations , in which he argues that conventional agriculture...
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The High Cost of Cheap Gas - Fracking in South Africa
The environmental problems caused by fracking in America have been well publicised but what's less known are the gas industry's plans for expansion in other countries. This investigation, filmed in Botswana, South Africa, Alaska and North America, reveals how fracking…
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How Do You Excavate at a Site?
Episode 10 of Archaeology: An Introduction to the World's Greatest Sites
Here, delve into the specifics of how to perform an archaeological dig. Learn about the physical tools of the trade, how to excavate objects in the ground, and how a dig's schedule unfolds. Learn about strategies in the field such…
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Where Do You Stand? - Stories from An American Mill
...single largest industrial union victory in the history of the South. WHERE DO YOU STAND? STORIES FROM AN AMERICAN MILL is a haunting documentary about the...
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How Hollywood Does It - Creating the Magic of Film - Lighting
Part of the Series: How Hollywood Does It Collection
This program focus's on lighting and how a cinematographer and lighting engineer work together to showcase what is put before the camera. Lighting is a crucial component to filmmaking because it enables the director to say, "Look here, not there,"…
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Don't Shout Too Soon (1917 - 1940)
Episode 3 of The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
In the aftermath of World War I, a new round of race riots and lynching broke out, yet this was also a time of increasing strength for Black resistance movements. Episode Three chronicles the years between the wars as a…
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The Meat of the Matter
Episode 3 of Food Forward
PBS
... Cheap meat is actually quite costly, taking its toll on America's health and the environment. The good news is it's now possible to have your steak and...
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Elevating Your Perspective: Photos from Above
Episode 16 of Fundamentals of Photography II
...landscapes, learn some tips for getting yourself up off the ground on the cheap (even a roof balcony provides a new view) and capturing fresh perspectives...
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From Farm To Table
...carbs, cheapest, or just plain tastiest? But the aspect of food we usually discuss least may just be the most interesting and informative. Where does all...
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The Queen of Versailles - A Billionaire Family and the Economic Crisis
...two years, their sprawling empire, fueled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis. Major changes in lifestyle and...
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The Southerner
...Bosley Crowther, New York Times "Jean Renoir's 1945 examination of dirt farmers in the American south is probably his finest Hollywood film, which...
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The Neon Struggle - The Gradual Extinction of the Neon Sign
...are suffering as clients are moving to this new technology that promises cheaper, longer life but often fails to deliver. Rio and his sons know that the...
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Diversity & Communication
...cultural background can have wildly different ideas about how things should be done. ...
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The Crew: Props, Assistant Director, Continuity
Part of the Series: The Crew Collection
Valuable for students aspiring to enter the world of Filmmaking. Young people everywhere are interested in "breaking in" to film production. However it is a business shrouded in mystique and it is very difficult to find out what it's all…
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The Hidden History of Rome
Part of the Series: The Ancient World according to Terry Jones
...co-creator of the brilliantly accomplished question; 'What have the Romans ever done for us'? Terry Jones is in search of an answer. Unearthing the secrets of...
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Art Photography: Perspective and Illusions
Episode 12 of Fundamentals of Photography II
...photos with a more artistic eye, how to playfully deceive viewers--and how to do it all without the aid of digital post production. ...
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The Great Plow Up & Dust to Eat
Part of the Series: Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl
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THE DUST BOWL chronicles this critical moment in American history in all its complexities and profound human drama. It is part oral history, using compelling interviews of 26 survivors of those hard times--what will probably be the last recorded testimony…
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Backyard Composting
Part of the Series: Curiosity Quest Goes Green
... Did you know that millions of recyclable food is thrown in the landfills each year? Join Joel on this episode as he learns the benefits of backyard ...
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Tomorrow - Grassroots Solutions to Human Extinction
...world, TOMORROW engages the audience to consider what can and must be done to save our future. "*Critic's Pick! Strikingly composed...fast-paced...
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Monumental - David Brower's Fights to Save the American Wilderness
...we've failed to protect. And in period footage of Brower's early rock-climbs (done in sneakers, with hemp ropes) and of his training in the 10th Mountain Division...
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