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1.

The Deadly Deception

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This program investigates the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male, a medical experiment conducted in Alabama from 1932-1972 in which Afro-American men believed they were receiving free treatment for syphilis, but were given worthless medicines by government physicians.
VHS
1993
Law (Reserve Stacks) Map
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Can You Stop People From Drinking

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"This program looks at how Russia and the United States are attacking the seemingly intractable problem of alcohol abuse by means of both old and new weapons--prohibition, hypnotism, imprisonment, surveillance, deception, aversion therapy, and such group therapy as Alcoholics Anonymous."--Container.
VHS
1992
Ivy (By Request)
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Diving for Pirate Gold

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"This program looks at the work of modern treasure hunters who probe the shallow-water shipwrecks of the Caribbean, sometimes teaming up with marine archaeologists who often know where to find wrecks and can assess the value of artifacts, and all of whom have to contend with increasing government regulation."--Container.
VHS
1993
Ivy (By Request)
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Iceman

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"Five thousand years ago, a man perished in an Alpine mountain storm. In 1991 his frozen body was found, along with artifacts of his vanished way of life. The program covers the international effort to unlock the secrets of this astonishing discovery."--Container.
VHS
1992
Ivy (By Request)
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Submarine!

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Follows a three-month mission below the Pacific ocean inside the USS Michagan, a ballistic missile submarine equipped with hot showers, a movie library, pizza makings, and a nuclear reactor. The Michigan is one of the supersubs patrolling the seas ready to unleash their destructive power on enemy targets in the event of a major international confrontation. They represent the least vulnerable component of the nuclear arsenal.
VHS
1992
Ivy (By Request)
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Rafting Through the Grand Canyon

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A voyage with geologists repeating the first voyage of John Wesley Powell down the Grand Canyon. Includes the geological story of the canyon, and the changes caused by three decades of human intervention.
VHS
1992
Ivy (By Request)
7.

Search for the First Americans

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Follows the trail of America's first inhabitants. Did they really migrate across a Bering Sea land bridge at the end of the last Ice Age, or did they in fact arrive thousands of years earlier, possibly by some different route as new archaeological evidence increasingly hints?
VHS
1992
Ivy (By Request)
8.

The Deadly Deception

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This program investigates the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male, a medical experiment conducted in Alabama from 1932-1972 in which Afro-American men believed they were receiving free treatment for syphilis, but were given worthless medicines by government physicians.
DVD
2013; 1993
Clemons (Stacks)
9.

The Lost Tribe

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This program examines the controversial study of the tiny Tasaday tribe discovered in the remote Philipine rain forest in 1971. Initially hailed as the anthropological find of the century, many reputable anthropologists have declared it a hoax, a plot of the regime of Ferdinand Marcos and his Minister for Tribal Affairs. Arguments are presented on both sides of this intriguing issue.
VHS
1993; 1989
Ivy (By Request)
10.

Murder, Rape & DNA

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Discusses DNA profiling for identifying criminals and exonerating the innocent. Discusses the present stage of this technology, its future developments, and its legal and social implications.
VHS
1993; 1988
Ivy (By Request)
11.

What Is Music?

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This program examines the question, "What is music?" Music is a complicated interplay of many different elements, including the imagination of the composer, the skill of the instrument maker, and the talent of the musician. Delving further, what constitutes musical meaning and the process by which it is communicated -- is it purely abstract, or is there a more concrete answer?
VHS
1993; 1989
Ivy (By Request)
12.

The Hidden City

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A look at New York City's four vital power systems -- power, water, sewage, and trash -- their growth over time, and plans to adapt them to the city's future needs.
VHS
1993; 1989
Ivy (By Request)
13.

Out of Work

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More Americans are finding themselves out of work. This program looks at what can happen emotionally and financially to those laid off, offers advice on how job seekers can remain motivated, offers tips on assessing the job market and finding hidden job opportunities.
VHS
1992
Ivy (By Request)
14.

Eclipse of the Century

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On July 11, 1991, anxious scientists gathered on Mauna Kea in Hawaii to view the total solar eclipse that would take place in the direct viewing path of the astronomical observatories located there. This program captures the excitement and tension of the astronomers as they prepare to glean the most data possible from the event.
VHS
1992; 1991
Ivy (By Request)
15.

Decoding the Book of Life

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Looks at the controversial genome project whose goal is to determine the location and makeup of individual genes in the human genome.
VHS
1993; 1989
Ivy (By Request)
16.

God, Darwin and the Dinosaurs

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Chronicles the history of the creation-evolution controversy in the United States and examines the arguments put forth by the supporters of both views. Nova cameras document the "new" evidence in a dramatic debate between creationist Duane Gish and anthropologist Vincent Sarich, and follow several scientists as they put the theory of evolution to the test.
VHS
1993; 1989
Ivy (By Request)
17.

Hurricane!

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This program traces the path of Hurricane Gilbert, which struck the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico from Sept. 11 to 16, 1988. It presents the work of research scientists at the Hurricane Research Division and officials at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida, who work to predict the path and intensity of a hurricane in time to warn coastal populations in its path. It includes footage filmed during Hurricanes Andrew and Iniki of 1992.
VHS
1993; 1989
Ivy (By Request)
18.

Columbus and the Age of Discovery

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This 7-nation production chronicles Columbus's journey and legacy. The series commemorates the quincentennial and relives Columbus's daring and dangerous voyages and their momentous repercussions for both the New World and the Old.
VHS
1991
Ivy (By Request)
19.

The Genius Behind the Bomb

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A biography of Leo Szilard, the man who patented the idea for a nuclear chain reactor, who took park in the first nuclear chain reaction achieved secretly in 1942 and called it "a black day for mankind."
VHS
1992
Ivy (By Request)
20.

Made in America?: The Automobile Story

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"Once it was the symbol of American industry, style, and leisure--until Toyota adapted American mass production methods to Japanese standards. Only now are embattled American auto makers trying to reverse history by using Japanese success strategy in planning, design, engineering, and manufacturing."--Container.
VHS
1992
Ivy (By Request)