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61.

Bill Maher: "--But I'm Not Wrong"

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In this freewheeling, no-holds-barred performance before a packed house in Raleigh, North Carolina, Bill fearlessly and hilariously lets loose on a comprehensive set of unique insights and controversial topics: the 'Great Recession,' fake patriotism, President Obama, Michael Jackson, the drug war, health care, the Tea Party movement, reverse racism, religion, and much more, including the first-ever burka fashion show.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
62.

This American Life: Season 2

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Join host Ira Glass and his company, as they bring a different theme to life each week, in the format of the popular Chicago radio show by the same name. In Escape, teenage boys in Philadelphia impress girls using a mode of transportation obsolete in their neighborhood since the 19th century, and a young man's fight for independence from his mother is complicated by some very specialized circumstances. In Two wars, we learn about two foreigners in the U.S.: one is an Iraqi refugee, traveling the U.S. to let Americans ask him anything they want, and an immigrant from Bulgaria, who realizes that an ongoing argument with his American wife about lawn maintenance has to do with the life he left behind the Iron Curtain twenty years before. Going down in history tells the stories of people [...]
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
63.

Keeping Up With the Kardashians

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"The crazy, sexy Kardashian clan lives life in the Hollywood fast lane with Kim, a paparazzi favorite, as leader of the pack. See what happens when the family celebrates their parents' wedding anniversary (with strippers and facelifts!), the girls orchestrate a scandalous "Girls gone wild" photo shoot in Puerto Vallarta, and Kim bares all for the cover of Playboy."--Container.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
64.

The Real World You Never Saw: Back to New York

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Members of the New York casts dish the dirt on all the never-before-seen pranks, parties, fights, and romantic nights. Also includes outtakes from past casts.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
65.

Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About

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Examines the life of the controversial master of the Broadway musical and ballet choreographer Jerome Robbins. Features excerpts from Robbins' work, including never-before-seen rehearsal footage, and interviews with Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jacques d'Amboise, Suzanne Farrell, Arthur Laurents, Peter Martins, Frank Rich, Chita Rivera, Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick, Joseph Stein, and others.
DVD
2009; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
66.

College, Inc

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A closer look at for-profit colleges and universities and how the way they use money affects the education they provide.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
67.

Nova: Ape Genius

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Discusses what is known about the intelligence of our nearest relatives, the great apes, including chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans, and gorillas. Looks at historical research that shows they can use simple tools and even be trained to communicate in sign language. Also investigates newer research that looks at planned use of weapons, math ability, creative problem solving, reasoning, cooperation, imitation, social emotions, and other aspects of intelligence. Asks what forms the crucial differences in intellect between apes and humans.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
68.

Race: The Power of an Illusion

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[This series] challenges one of our most fundamental beliefs: that humans come divided into a few distinct biological groups. This...series is an eye-opening tale of how what we assume to be normal, commonsense, even scientific, is actually shaped by our history, social institutions and cultural beliefs. Episode one explores how recent scientific discoveries have toppled the concept of biological race. Episode two questions the belief that race has always been with us. It traces the race concept to the European conquest of the Americas. Episode three focuses on how our institutions shape and create race.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
69.

Civilisation: A Personal View by Lord Clark : The Complete Series

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A sweeping survey of Western civilization tracing the interaction between man and art, philosophy, literature, music, and architecture between the fourth and twentieth centuries.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
70.

Coke's Water Bomb

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"On a British sitcom, two characters bottled tap water and sold it as Peckham Spring Water. More recently, Coca-Cola launched its purified-water lifestyle drink, Dasani, in the U.K. The connection was not overlooked. This program tracks Dasani's progressive PR nightmare in Britain -- first as newspapers screamed "Coke Sells Tap Water for 95p," and then as Coca-Cola recalled 500,000 bottles due to potentially carcinogenic contamination at their factory. It also considers an even larger problem as worldwide Coke sales continue to flatten: without Dasani, the soft drink giant has no bottled water product for the lucrative European market." -- Container.
DVD
2005; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
71.

A Moment in History: The Inauguration of Barack Obama

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Features one of the most important events in history, and includes the pre-inaugural events from the morning of January 20, 2009, the Oath of Office and Inaugural Speeches in their entirety, benediction from Dr. Joseph Lowery, recitation by Elizabeth Alexander, and much more.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
72.

60 Minutes: The Witness

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"Last June, Newsweek reporter Maziar Bahari was taken from his home in Tehran, thrown into a prison notorious for torture and executions, and charged with being a mastermind spy. His captors claimed that Bahari was manipulating foreign media coverage of the elections in Iran and the subsequent violent uprisings. Bahari tells Bob Simon about his four months of torture and interrogation at the hands of the brutal Revolutionary Guard." -- Container.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
73.

Faces of America

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Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. turns again to the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to explore the family histories of 11 renowned celebrities including Meryl Streep and Queen Noor. Looking to the wider immigrant experience, Professor Gates follows the threads of his guests' lives back to their origins. Along the way, the many stories he uncovers illuminate the American experience.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
74.

Long Way Down: Complete TV Series

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Travel with Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman from John O'Groats to Cape Town descending through Western Europe and Africa before arriving at the southern most tip of the continent. On their journey their endurance, biking skills and friendship are tested to the limit.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
75.

WW II in HD

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The only people to see the war like this were the ones who lived it. Until now. Seventy years in the making. Three thousand hours of color footage few knew existed. The first documentary to show original color footage of World War II in immersive HD, the world premiere History series WWII in HD uses the journals and accounts of those who served in the war's biggest battles to create a personal, introspective and detailed look at life on and off the front lines. Follow 12 unforgettable Americans and experience the war through their eyes, in their own words, as it really looked and sounded. WWII IN HD transforms their stirring journey into a tangible piece of history. Culled from rare color film found in a two-year worldwide search and converted to HD with meticulous technique, WWII in [...]
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
76.

Romeo and Juliet

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DVD
2009; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
77.

Playing Shakespeare

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John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in nine intensive acting workshops, demonstrating how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity.
BookDVD
2009; 1982
Clemons (Stacks)
78.

The Human Spark

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Alan Alda takes a look at how humans first appeared on Earth millions of years ago, and how our species not only survived, but thrived, through some unimaginable conditions. Alda visits with dozens of scientists on three continents, and participates directly in many experiments - including the detailed examination of his own brain.
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
79.

The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies

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Every year monarch butterflies migrate across North America to a remote area of Mexico. This presentation discusses how the butterflies navigate and endure the long journey and takes you to the locations they call home.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
80.

Discovery Atlas: Complete Collection

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Explores the people and landscapes of various countries worldwide.
DVD
2009; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)