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SUBJECT HEADINGS
Architecture Marketing
Arts Music
Buildings Painting
Chemical Engineering Photography
Home Economics Printing
Literature Sculpture
Management Sports

 

 

HOME ECONOMICS

 

VCR 641.5882 M626ic

MASTERING MICROWAVE COOKERY: Videocraft Classics, c1988.

Summary: A comprehensive guide to creative microwave cooking with Thelma Snyder who shows how to quickly and easily prepare a wide variety of delicious dishes.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 641.5882 Y47es

YES YOU CAN MICROWAVE: Jeito Concepts, c1984.

Summary: Cooking & Microwave Energy -- Experiments -- Microwave Cooking Tips -- Accessories -- Recipe Conversions -- Recipes.  (1 hour)

 

VCR  642.122 F527

FIRST YEARS LAST FOREVER: Johnson & Johnson, c1987.

Summary: New research in brain development reveals importance of the relationship between parents and child during the first years of life.  Video covers bonding and attachment, communication, health and nutrition, discipline, self-esteem, child care and self-awareness.  (29 min.)

 

VCR 649.10248 S959

SUPER SITTERS BASICS: Super Sitters, Inc., 1988.

Summary: This program is designed to introduce babysitters to childcare techniques, including the needs of children at different ages, and emergency procedures.  There is a brief introduction for parents.  The accompanying material provides more detailed information.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 649.122 Y81

YOUR NEWBORN BABY: Communications, 1985.

Summary: Choosing Your Baby's Doctor -- Decisions Before Your Baby is Born -- Preparing the Nest -- The Magic Moment -- Your Baby Head to Toe -- Feeding Your Baby -- Your Baby's Bottom -- When to Call Your Baby's Doctor -- Bathing Your Baby -- Your Baby's Crying -- Your Baby's Sleep.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 649.65 H847

HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT -- SEX, LOVE, AND RESPONSIBILITY: National Family Health Center, c1993.

Summary: This video is designed to aid parents in talking to their children about puberty, sexuality, abstinence, and birth control.  (45 min.) 



MANAGEMENT

VCR 650.1 L863

LOOKING GREAT AT WORK: Lake Zurich, IL: Learning Seed, c2002.

Summary: The eighteen minute video provides examples of appropriate workplace clothing and advice on personal grooming.  Contents: What Is Business Casual?--Body Care and Grooming?  (18 min.)    

VCR 652.5 I61

INTRODUCTION TO WORDPERFECT 5.0: Data Link Research Services, 1988.

Summary: Set up procedures, cursor movement, codes and file management for this new version of WORDPERFECT.  (ca. 1 hour)

 

VCR 652.5 I61in

INTRODUCTION TO APPLEWORKS WORD PROCESSING: Data Link Research Services, c1988.

Summary: Learn to move copy between documents, delete text horizontal and vertical space, indention, centering and pagination.  (53 min.)

 

VCR 652.5 I61l

LEARNING WORDPERFECT 6.1 FOR WINDOWS, INTRODUCTION: ViaGrafix Video Training Services, c1995.

Summary: Beginning program that covers menu bar, shortcut keystrokes, editing text, saving documents, using cut copy past, margins, and using help.  (1 hour & 16 min.)

VCR 652.5 I61nt

INTRODUCTION TO APPLEWORKS: GETTING STARTED WITH YOUR POWERFUL APPLEWORKS SOFTWARE: Data Link Research Services, 1987.

Summary: Learn the basics of Appleworks' commands and menus. Learn to save and print documents.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 652.5 161sp

APPLEWORKS SPREADSHEET: Data Link Research Services, 1988.

Summary: Covers how to create a spreadsheet, enter labels and values, edit entries, copy information, and move rows and columns.  (1 hour & 5 min.)

 

VCR 652.5 161to

INTRODUCTION TO APPLEWORKS DATA BASE: Data Link Research Services, 1988.

Summary: Explains steps to create a database, enter and edit information, insert, find and arrange records, create and print reports.  (53 min.)  

 

VCR 652.5 W924

LEARNING WORDPERFECT 6.1 FOR WINDOWS, ADVANCED: ViaGrafix Video Training Services, c1995.

Summary: Topics include editing pre-recorded template, triggering macros, addressing envelopes, creating columns and tables, demonstrating Hypertext, merging information, managing files, using Quick Format and Quick Finder, and using the grammar checker.  (1 hour & 32 min.)

 

VCR 652.5 W924l3

WORDPERFECT LEVEL III: Data Link Research Services, 1988.

Summary: Learn to do footnotes, endnotes, and formatting using the search technique.  (ca. 1 hour)

 

VCR 652.5 W925or

WORDPERFECT 5.0 LEVEL II:  CUSTOMIZING YOUR LAYOUT USING MACROS: Data Link Research Services Inc., 1988.

Summary: Learn the setup menu, the format menu, search and replace, and editing macros.  (ca. 1 hour)



MARKETING

 

VCR 658.8 A244

ADVERTISING ALCOHOL: CALLING THE SHOTS: Cambridge Documentary Films, 1991.

Summary: Examines the images used by advertisers to sell alcohol.  Presents a detailed visual and conceptual analysis of why this advertising does much more than simply tell the consumer what he can buy.  Demonstrates how some advertising deliberately disguises the warning signs of problem drinking and falsely links alcohol with precisely those qualities-- happiness, success, sexual fulfillment, prestige, athletic ability, creativity-- that the abuse of alcohol diminishes and destroys.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 659.1 A237

AD LIBBING IT: Altschul Group Inc., 1992.

Summary:  Irreverent look at how advertisers try to hook young people on cigarettes and alcohol.  (17 min.)


VCR 659.1 K48 #3

KILLING US SOFTLY 3: Media Education Foundation, c2000.

Summary: Jean Kilbourne reviews how the image of women in advertising has changed over the last 20 years using over 160 ads and commercials.  Jean Kilbourne's pioneering work helped develop and popularize the study of gender representation in advertising.  This film follows her previous award-winning films, Killing Us Softly (1979) and Still Killing Us Softly (1987.)  (34 min.)

 
VCR 659.1 S857

STILL KILLING US SOFTLY: ADVERTISING'S IMAGE OF WOMEN  Cambridge

Documentary Films, 1987.

Summary: Discusses the manner in which women continue to be portrayed by advertising and the effects this has on women, men, and children and their images of themselves.  (32 min.)

 

VCR 659.14 S625

THE SIX BILLION $$$ SELL: Films Inc., 198?

Summary: Uses clips from television commercials, animation, comic sketches, and young people talking about their actual experiences to present a candid, critical look at commercials and the techniques advertisers use.  (15 min.)

 

VCR 659.143 T447  

30-SECOND SEDUCTION: Films Inc., c1989.

Summary: This Consumer Reports special investigates the methods advertisers use to capture our attention and our dollars.  (27 min.)

 

VCR 659.143 W872

WOMEN SEEN ON TELEVISION: New Dimension Media, 1991.

Summary: Blends narration, clips of broadcast footage (advertising and program content) and rock music into a fast-paced, critical look at television's stereotypical view of women.  (11 min.)



CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

 

VCR 662.88 B615

BIOMASS, GREEN ENERGY: Films for the Humanities and Science, 1988.

Summary: This program examines some renewable alternatives to petroleum products and explains how biological and organic products like wood chips, corn, and garbage can become major sources of energy.  (28 min.)

 

VCR 664.1 M297

THE MAPLE SUGAR FARMER: AIMS Media, c198?

Summary: Demonstrations of the traditional methods of tapping maple trees for their sap through boiling it down over an open fire are interspersed with reminiscences of farm life before World War I.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 670.1 T255

TECHNOLOGY, SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS: CONNECTION ACTIVITIES: Glencoe-McGraw Hill, c1995.

Summary: Shows how technological problems can be used as a method of integrating the subjects of math, science, and technology in the middle school.  (11 min.)



PRINTING  (Composition)

 

VCR 686.225 P133a

USING PAGEMAKER 5.0 ADVANCED: ViaGrafix, c1993.

Summary: Training on the higher level features of the program, including creating a four-page newsletter, master pages, styles, page layouts, color capabilities, manipulating text and contents, and using the table editor and the link command.  (1 hour & 30 min.)

 

VCR 686.225 P133i

INTRODUCTION TO PAGEMAKER 5.0: ViaGrafix, c1993.

Summary: Describes the installation of PageMaker, screen layout, creating and editing a flyer, using the story editor, and creating an odd-sized advertisement.  (1 hour & 20 min.)



BUILDINGS

 

VCR 690.12 D811

DRYWALL: Hometime, 1987.

Summary: Step-by-step video instructions on installing drywall, from hanging to final taping application.  Includes installation of wonderboard and greenboard.  (45 min.)

 

VCR 690.17 C391

CEILINGS: Hometime, 198?

Summary: In this show, learn how ceiling tiles, paneling materials, and minor structural alterations can turn what's overhead into something that adds to the look of your room.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 690.68 P998

PYRAMID: PBS Video, 1988.

Summary: The story of PYRAMID takes place during the period in Egyptian history known as the Old Kingdom. It chronicles the building of the pyramid of King Khufu, called Cheops by the Greeks who ruled during Egypt's Fourth Dynasty. While parts of the story are fictionalized. much of it is based on historical events and on what has been learned from studying the pyramid itself. Based upon the book by David Macaulay.  (58 min.)

 

VCR 692.8 C764

CONTRACTING A HOME: Hometime, 198?

Summary: This video program discusses the intricacies of contracting a house.  Divided into two parts, such topics as working with an architect, choosing a suitable site, hiring and coordinating subcontractors, for both inside and outside the house are explained.  (3 hours)

 

VCR 694 F498

FINISHING A BASEMENT: Hometime, 198?

Summary: How to transform an unfinished basement into useful living space.  Tips on how standard construction techniques must be adopted for basements.  (1 hour & 40 min.)

 

VCR 694.2 F813

FRAMING: Hometime, 1990.

Summary: Step-by-step video instruction in basic framing techniques for floors, walls, roofs, windows, and doors.  Also includes planning, design, and construction for an addition.  (1 hour & 20 min.)

 

VCR 694.2 S568

SIDING: Hometime, 1987.

Summary: Step-by-step video instructions on the removal of old and preparation for new siding, and techniques for installing new siding.  Also discusses alternative types of siding.  (40 min.)

 

VCR 695 R776

ROOFING: Hometime, 1992.

Summary: Step-by-step video instruction on roofing from tear off to new shingle installation; installation of step, valley, and vent flashing; and use of latest power and pneumatic tools.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 696.1 P734

PLUMBING: Hometime, 1987.

Summary: Step-by-step video instruction on laying out and installing drain, waste, vent, and water supply lines.  Includes installation of bathroom and kitchen fixtures.  (1 hour & 15 min.)



THE ARTS

 

VCR 704 A259

AGAINST THE ODDS: THE ARTISTS OF THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE: PBS Video, c1995.

Summary: Documentary telling of the struggle of Black visual artists in the 1920's and 1930's to show and sell their work.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 704.042 E34

THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY WOMAN: Video Enterprises, 1982.

Summary: Looks at an exhibit at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art entitled "The Eighteenth Century Woman," a vast collection of costumes, accessories, and objects d'art that reveal the unique ways in which fashionable eighteenth century women made their presence felt in the society of their time.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 704.9 M594

METROPOLITAN CATS: ABC Video Enterprises, c1983.

Summary: From the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art come views of 4,000 years of art dealing with cats.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 707  D457

DESIGNING MINDS: THE ARTS IN EDUCATION.  Hartford, CT: CPTV, c1999.

Summary: Examines outstanding schools and arts programs throughout Connecticut to discover the best methods of teaching, the strength of the arts as motivators, their effect on learning in academic subjects, and the important roles that community arts organizations play in children's education.  (60 min.)

 

VCR 708.1 W124

THE WADSWORTH ATHENEUM: A MUSEUM FOR ALL AGES. Martin Office of Museum Education, c1993.

Summary:  Video gives a brief tour and description of the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut.  (8 min.)

 

VCR 709.01 L342

LASCAUX REVISITED: Crystal Production, c1989.

Summary:  Prehistoric paintings have been preserved in Lascaux caves for 17,000 years.  These are the only images filmed since the caves were closed to the public in 1963.  (35 min.)

 

VCR 709.22 W979ye

THE WORLD OF ANDREW WYETH: London Weekend Television/RM Productions, 1980.

Summary: Filmed in Maine and Pennsylvania where Wyeth has spent his working life, this documentary is a relaxed and friendly interview that includes Wyeth's work.  (1 hour & 9 min.)

 

VCR 709.38 L724

LIGHT OF THE GODS: Home Vision, c1988.

Summary: Explores the evolution of Greek representational art from stylized stick figures of the Geometric period to the carved and painted images of man of the early classical era.   (28 min.)

 

VCR 709.41 C475

CHARLES I: Films Inc., 1981.

Summary: Focuses on the art and other treasures of King Charles I, regarded as one of the greatest connoisseurs and patrons of the arts among English royalty.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 709.41 E25

EDWARD VII AND THE HOUSE OF WINDSOR: Films Inc., 1981.

Summary: The Queen Mother recalls the wartime bombing of Buckingham Palace, her Scottish home at Mey and Sandringham House in Norfolk.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 709.52 L785

LIVING TREASURES OF JAPAN: Vestron Video, C1988.

Summary: Profiles nine artisans and performing artists who are recognized by law as "holders of important intangible cultural properties" and are charged with publicly exhibiting their works and teaching their artistry to apprentices.  A potter, doll sculptor, puppeteer, papermaker, koto musician, swordmaker, textile weaver and dyer, kabuki theater actor, and bellmaker are visited.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 711 R763om

ROME, IMPACT OF AN IDEA: Films Inc., 1983.

Summary: Examines the design of Rome, Italy, during the sixteenth century by Pope Sixtus V and shows how his vision revitalized the city and gave it the character that it has today.  (29 min.)



ARCHITECTURE

 

VCR 720.941 G347

GEORGE IV: Films Inc., 1981.

Summary: Prince Philip describes the palaces, structures, and treasures of King George IV.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 720.941 Q3

THE QUEEN AND PRINCE PHILIP: Films Inc., 1981.

Summary: The history of the royal collections in the reign of Elizabeth II is reviewed. Prince Philip talks about the modernization of the royal rooms and the redecoration of the Edward III tower.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 720.941 V645

VICTORIA AND ALBERT: Films Inc., 1980.

Summary: Shows the family homes, Houses of Parliament, and other buildings that Queen Victoria and Prince Albert had built in their time.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 720.941 V645q

VICTORIA, QUEEN AND EMPRESS: Films Inc., 1981.

Summary: Focuses on Queen Victoria's homes in Scotland and on the Isle of Wight and her additions to the royal collections, including paintings of India.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 726.6 M117ca

CATHEDRAL: Dorset Video, c1985.

Summary: Follows the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Beaulieu during the thirteenth century, in order to understand why and how the great cathedrals of Europe were built. Alternates between modern footage and animation.  (58 min.)

 

VCR 727.7 L894

THE LOUVRE: Monterey Home Video, 1978.

Summary: Charles Boyer takes the viewer on a tour of the Louvre. He discusses the history of the Louvre, describes the characters of the rulers who acquired through the centuries the great collection of art, points out the changes which have been made in the structure of the building, and explains that French civilization can be surveyed through the history of the Louvre.  (1 hour)



SCULPTURE

 

VCR 736.982 H847

HOW TO FOLD A PAPER CRANE: Informed Democracy, c1994.

Summary: A whimsical pair of hands, guided by a narrator, shows the 26 steps necessary to fold a paper crane.  (30 min.)



PAINTING

 

VCR 745 H673

HISPANIC FOLK ARTS AND THE ENVIRONMENT: A NEW MEXICAN PERSPECTIVE: Crystal Productions, 1996.

Summary: Materials for a curriculum in Hispanic folk arts and traditions of New Mexico and the environment that influenced them.  Nine artists featured.  (29 min.)


VCR 758.1 H886

THE HUDSON RIVER AND ITS PAINTERS: Home Vision, 1987.

Summary: Explores the life and work of the major artists of the Hudson River School. The program presents more than 200 paintings and prints of the period and juxtaposes them with dramatic location photography of the Hudson River area.  (57 min.)

 

VCR 759.13 W979he

ANDREW WYETH: Videodisc Pub., c1987.

Summary: Explores the meaning and the mystery of Wyeth's work and the Helga pictures.  (36 min.)



PHOTOGRAPHY

 

VCR 778.53 M423usa v.1

MASTERS OF ANIMATION, VOLUME I: USA, CANADA: Educational Film Centre, 1986.

Summary: Segments on animated filmmaking from the U.S. and Canada.  (1 hour & 25 min.)

 

VCR 778.53 M423ja v.4

MASTERS OF ANIMATION, VOLUME 4: JAPAN, COMPUTER ANIMATION PARTS I AND II: Educational Film Centre, 1986.

Summary: Segments on animated filmmaking from Japan and computer animation.  (1 hour & 25 min.)



MUSIC

 

VCR 780.7 A188

ACTION KIT FOR MUSIC EDUCATION. Reston, VA: National Coalition for Music Education, 1990-91.

"Music Makes the Difference" distributed by Music Educators National Conference, this set of 2 videocassettes plus 3 booklets and 4 brochures, provides a campaign to convince school leaders and parents that music program is essential for all students.

 

VCR 780.7 M235 3-7

MAKING MUSIC WITH CHILDREN AGES 3-7: John Langstaff Video Project, c1995.

Summary: Shows easy ways to develop children's musical ability through rhythm games, singing games, movement activities, music from different cultures.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 780.7 M235 7-11

MAKING MUSIC WITH CHILDREN AGES 7-11: John Langstaff Video Project, c1195.

Summary: John Lanstaff shows easy ways to have fun with music while developing children's musical ability.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 780.92 T974

TWO HUNDRED YEARS OF MOZART: Clearview/eav; 1992, c1991.

Summary:  A visual presentation of Mozart's life that includes visits to various landmarks in his life and scenes of students from the Vienna University of Music preparing and performing the "Marriage of Figoro."  (26 min.)

 

VCR 780.954 D611

DISCOVERING THE MUSIC OF INDIA: AIMS Media, [1994]

Summary: Describes the two main types of Indian music, the Karnatic of the south and the Hindustaini of the north, dating back more than three thousand years.  Demonstrates use of wide variety of instruments.  (22 min.)

 

VCR 781 I61

INTRODUCTION TO MUSICAL NOTATION: Clearvue/eav, c1993.

Summary: Introduces basic skills and concepts of musical notation.  In Part 1, (17:14), the students are introduced to the general layout and appearance of printed music for a variety of media.  The concepts of pitch and duration are presented, along with the staff, clefs, the names of the notes and simple note values and the time signature.  Part 2 (16:32) opens with a view of the material already presented, then goes on to introduce the tie, the dot, sharps and flats, the key signature, rests, and basic dynamic markings.  In conclusion, a few samples of avant-garde notations are shown.  (35 min.)

 

VCR 781.2 W629

WHY TOES TAP: MARSALIS ON RHYTHM: Sony Classical Film & Video, c1995.

Summary: Using two versions of the Nutcracker (Tchaikovsky's and Duke Ellington's jazz arrangement,) Wynton demonstrates how composers use rhythm to express a wide variety of emotions.  (55 min.)

 

VCR 781.592 W361

WE SHALL OVERCOME: California Newsreel, c1988.

Summary: Traces the transformation of the title song from an old slave spiritual to the anthem of the civil rights movement.  Uses historical footage and personal recollections. Performed by Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Taj Mahal, Peter, Paul and Mary, and the Freedom Singers.  (58 min.)

 

VCR 781.6 M987

THE MUSIC DISTRICT: California Newsreel, c1995.

Summary: Various performers and performing groups swing to the beat of four little known African-American musical traditions flourishing within blocks of the national power.  (57 min.)  


V
CR 781.6 W668

WILD WOMEN DON'T HAVE THE BLUES: California Newsreel, 1989.

Summary: Through historic performances and recordings, this video captures the spirit of such pioneering blueswomen as Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Ethel Waters, Alberta Hunter and Ida Cox.  (58 min.)  

 

VCR 781.62 F666 V.7

FOLK 1: Century Home Video, c1983.

Summary: A sample of popular and well known folk, country and ethnic performers such as Glenn Yarbrough, Buffy Ste. Marie, New Christy Minstrels, Odetta, etc.  (1 hour)  

 

VCR 781.62 F666 V.8

FOLK 2: Century Home Video, c1983.

Summary: Sample of popular and well-known folk, country and ethnic performers such as Limeliters, Josh Watson, John McEuen. etc.  (1 hour)  

 

VCR 782.42 F686

THE FOOLISH FROG: Weston Woods Studios, c1971.

Summary: A dramatization of Charles L. Seeger's and Pete Seeger's song of the same title in which a foolish bullfrog explodes with pride when he hears someone singing a song about him.  (8 min.)

 

VCR 782.42 L285le 3-7

LET'S SING: JOHN LANGSTAFF SINGS WITH CHILDREN AGES 3-7: Langstaff Video Series, c1997.

Summary: Includes singing games, story songs, street chants, call and response, folk songs and more.  (45 min.)

 

VCR 782.42 L285le 7-10

LET'S KEEP SINGING: JOHN LANGSTAFF SINGS WITH CHILDREN AGES 7-10: Langstaff Video Series, c1997.

Summary: Includes singing games, story songs, street chants, call and response, folk songs and more.  (45 min.)  


VCR 784.2 I59

INSTRUMENTS OF THE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: SETS 1 AND 2: Clearvue/eav, 1990.

Summary: Discusses the symphony orchestra and the musical instruments that comprise it.  Gives history of the instruments.  (1 hour & 35 min.)

 

VCR 784.2 P478

PETER AND THE WOLF: Clearvue/eav, 1985.

Summary: Prokofiev's music accompanies the story of a young boy who saves his animal friends from a hungry wolf.  Designed to introduce children to the instruments of an orchestra.  (20 min.)

 

VCR 784.2 P712

THE PLANETS: Clearvue/eav, 1987.

Summary: Presents selections from the music "The Planets" by Gustav Holst.  Mars, Mercury, and Jupiter are shown using footage supplied by NASA and astrological and astronomical pictures, charts and maps.  (19 min.)

 

VCR 784.2 S713

THE SORCERER'S APPRENTICE: Clearvue/eav, 1985.

Summary: Presents the "Sorcerer's Apprentice" by composer Paul Dukas, the story of a magician's young apprentice who gets into trouble during his master's absence.  (14 min.)

 

VCR 784.2 Y75

THE YOUNG PERSON'S GUIDE TO THE ORCHESTRA: Clearvue/eav, 1985.

Summary: Uses visuals to illustrate Benjamin Britten's "The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra" which introduces viewers to instruments of the modern orchestra.  (20 min.)

 

VCR 784.8 S725

SOUSA TO SATCHMO: MARSALIS ON THE JAZZ BAND: Sony Classical Film & Video, c1995.

Summary: Uses music by Sousa, Joplin and Armstrong to explain the development of Sousa's European-style orchestra into the American jazz band.  (55 min.)

 

VCR 793.3 H667

DANCE HIP HOP. Parade Video PPI, c1990. Jackie and his talented friends will teach and entertain you with the freshest "Hip hop" dance steps.  (30 min.)

 

SPORTS

 

VCR  796 S764

SPORTS: HIGH PERFORMANCE: Discovery Health, c2001.

Summary: Whether it is T-ball, gymnastics, kick boxing or soccer, kids feel pressure to be in sports.  Video explores the benefits of sports (physical activity, confidence, team-building) and the risks in taking sports to the extremes.  (26 min.)

 

VCR 796.0194 A489

AMAZING GRACE: BLACK WOMEN IN SPORT: Sporting Goods Manufacturers Assoc., 1993.

Summary: Highlights accomplishments of many Afro-American female athletes including Florence Griffith Joyner, Althea Gibson, Wilma Rudolph, Zina Garrison, Jackie Joyner Kersee, Debi Thomas, Dominique Dawes and others.  (25 min.)

 

VCR 796.7 S915

PARTNERS IN SAFETY PRESENTS STREET SMARTS: General Learning Communications, 19-?

Summary: Jesse Marshall is learning how to drive with his dad.  This video shows them how to become partners in safety by: making practice driving a possitive experience for teens and their parents; conducting hassle-free practice-driving sessions; keeping the lines of communication open between teens and parents; working together to learn essential driving skills and driving safety information.  (25 min.)  

 

LITERATURE

 

VCR 808 H342ou

OUR LIVES, OUR FORTUNE, OUR SACRED HONOR: Husquvarna, 1992.

Summary: Paul Harvey describes what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence.  (10 min.)

 

VCR 809 M999

MYTHOLOGY LIVES!: The Center for the Humanities, Inc., 1982.

Summary: Tells how the immortality and enduring quality of myths and legends arise from the basic human experiences they embody. Selected examples demonstrate how particular legends are revived and reinterpreted in literature and popular culture.  (35 min.)

 

VCR 813.4 V831

THE VISION OF STEPHEN CRANE: Guidance Associates, 1971.

Summary: Develops Stephen Crane's central theme of absolute honesty through excerpts from his novels, stories, news reports, autobiographical writings and correspondence.  (26 min.)

 

VCR 815.5 G786

GREAT AMERICAN SPEECHES: Pieri & Spring Productions, c1995.

Summary: Traces the history of visually recorded American oratory and discusses the evolution of how, through technology, politicians appear to the public. Each segment has narrative perspective and visual clips that portray that historical era.  (4 hours)


VCR 822.33 S572ma CRIT

A CRITICAL GUIDE TO MACBETH: Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1998.

Summary: Professor Robert Smallwood from the Shakespeare Center and Professor Stanley Wells of the Shakespeare Institute examine the major themes of this popular Shakespeare tragedy.  They discuss the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth changes during the course of the play; how Banquo's character serves as a counterpart to Macbeth's; whether Macbeth's character is at all admirable; and whether the play confirms that all tragedies are uniformly pessimistic. (33 min.)

 

                                                                     

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