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110661.

The Japanese Tea Ceremony

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The tea ceremony originated in China but was transformed in Japan into an art of infinite resonance with precise rules and formulations. This program is devoted to the Omote Sen-ke school.
VHS
1993; 1989
Ivy (By Request)
110662.

Thomas Jefferson: The Pursuit of Liberty

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This documentary, shot at major Jefferson sites, explores his life and career and offers insights into his achievements by President Carter, Supreme Court Justice O'Connor, columnist George F. Will, and Jefferson scholar Merrill D. Peterson.
VHS
1992; 1991
Ivy (By Request)
110663.

Earth Keeping

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Shows examples of how individuals, groups, communities, and companies have become active in improving the environment and in solving environmental problems.
VHS
1993; 1994
Ivy (By Request)
110665.

Salman Rushdie-- Talking With David Frost

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Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie who has been living underground talks about The Satanic Verses and the death threats it has prompted from the Iranian government. He also shares his unique perspective on the events in the Middle East and other parts of the Muslim world.
VHS
1993
Ivy (By Request)
110666.

Air Pollution: Outdoor

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This program examines our understanding of how fuels burn and how they can be made to burn more completely with fewer hazardous by-products, how pollutants can be filtered out before they escape into the environment and how they can be recycled or disposed of safely, and the status of research into new and cleaner fuels and combustion methods.
VHS
1988
Ivy (By Request)
110667.

The Crucible: Based on a Play by Arthur Miller

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Set in Salem, Mass. of early seventeenth century. Dramatizes actual events of a witch hunt in a Protestant settlement.
VHS
1995; 1957
Ivy (By Request)
110668.

The Alhambra

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"The Alhambra symbolizes Spain's history, its romance, its mystery. This program gives a detailed tour of the buildings and grounds, explains the purpose and role of the citadel, and provides historical portraits of those who built and modified it, from Mohammed Ibn al-Amar in 1238 through Carlos V."--Container.
VHS
1993; 1989
Ivy (By Request)
110669.

Chronobiology: The Time of Our Lives

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Investigates the biological evolution of our internal timekeepers, examing the conflict between the time in our bodies and brains and the time on our wrists. Cell cycles are being tracked and biological clocks transplanted. Reveals the novel ways in which human biological clocks are being reset and explains why Greenwich is where time starts. -- Container.
VHS
1991; 1989
Ivy (By Request)
110670.

Inside Information: The Brain and How It Works

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VHS
1991; 1990
Ivy (By Request)
110671.

Memory: Fabric of the Mind

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Describes the various facets of memory that researchers are now exploring.
VHS
1991; 1988
Ivy (By Request)
110672.

The Madness of King George

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When George III loses the colonies in the American Revolution, his eccentric behavior becomes nothing less than mad. With Parliament battling for increased power and the Prince of Wales plotting his own rise to the throne, King George's unpredictable behavior sets the stage for a thrilling game of betrayal, politics and palace intrigue.
Laserdisc
1995; 1994
Ivy (By Request)
110673.

Public Hearing DVD Collection: Final Report ... Examination of the Context, Causes, Sequence and Consequence of the Events of November 3, 1979

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On November 3, 1979 in Greensboro, North Carolina, Ku Klux Klan and Nazi members killed five community and labor organizers and wounded ten others at a legally scheduled march and rally organized by the Communist Workers Party. The impact of these events, their causes, and their aftermath continue to reverberate throughout Greensboro. This disc presents a summary of the three public hearings of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission which took place in 2005 in Greensboro, North Carolina. It includes segments of all 54 speakers statements to the Commission from all three hearings, representing different perspectives on the context, causes, sequence and consequence of the events of November 3, 1979.
DVD
2006
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
110674.

Don Giovanni

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DVD
1991; 1990
Clemons (Music Reserves)
110675.

Rage for Order: Autism

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In this program, neurologist/author Oliver Sacks meets Jessica Park and tells her story -- an encounter that offers profound insights into the nature of this chronic disability, autism, and its impact on human relationships.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
110676.

The Ragin' Cajun: Usher Syndrome

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This program takes a sensitive look at this degenerative condition, Usher syndrome; as neurologist/author Oliver Sacks and Danny Delcambre explore the nature of deaf culture and the marvelous richness of American Sign Language, which includes a sophisticated touch-based variation called tactile signing.-- box cover.
DVD
2004; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
110677.

Island of the Colorblind

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In this program, Knut Nordby travels with neurologist/author Oliver Sacks to the tiny coral atoll in Micronesia called Pingelap, where almost 10 percent of the population are congenitally colorblind. Together, they set up a clinic and interview residents to learn about life in a society of people where so many have never seen the world in color.-- box cover.
DVD
2006; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
110678.

L'Enfant

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VHS
1986
Ivy (By Request)
110679.

The Islamic City

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Describes the architecture and important areas of several Islamic cities in various areas of the Moslem world.
VHS
1988
Ivy (By Request)
110680.

The Five Pillars of Islam

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The essential principles on which Islam rests--the five pillars--are discussed, described, and put into historical perspective in this program. Viewers are introduced to the huge international mosaic of Moslem believers, and the conflict between traditional teachings and the effects of industrialization.
VHS
1988
Ivy (By Request)