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    • The American presidents. 1945-2010, post war & contemporary United States [videorecording]
      The American presidents. 1945-2010, post war & contemporary United States [videorecording]
      produced by Disney Educational Productions
      A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.
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    • Fabulous frogs
      Fabulous frogs
      a co-production of Thirteen Production LLC and BBC in association WNET
      Examines the weird and wonderful world of frogs through first-hand stores, the latest science, and technology.
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    • Killer quest.
      Killer quest.

      National Geographic joins veteran wildlife cameraman Andrew Manski and hard-nosed outdoorsman Brian Bildson as they venture into some of North America's most remote and inhospitable regions in an attempt to capture unprecedented and extraordinarily rare footage of wolves, bison, and wolverines.
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    • Finding Vivian Maier
      Finding Vivian Maier
      Sundance Selects
      Now considered one of the 20th century's greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that went unseen during her lifetime. Vivian's strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never-before-seen photos, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her.
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    • 9 vegan recipes for the beginner [videorecording] : stir-fries, burritos & a veggie burger
      9 vegan recipes for the beginner [videorecording] : stir-fries, burritos & a veggie burger
      by Larry Cook.
      9 vegan recipes are demonstrated with a point-of-view camera so each recipe can be easily followed. Explains what ingredients to use, why they are nutritious and how to combine them to make great-tasting meals. Includes a printable recipe guidebook with easy to follow instructions.
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    • 12 o'clock boys
      12 o'clock boys
      director, cinematographer, producer, screenwriter, Lotfy Nathan
      A notorious urban dirt bike pack in Baltimore that pops wheelies, weaves at excessive speeds through traffic, and impressively evades the hamstrung police. Their stunning antics are viewed through the eyes of adolescent Pug, a bright kid from the Westside obsessed with the riders and willing to do anything to join their ranks.
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    • Fed up.
      Fed up.

      Narrated by Katie Couric, the film blows the lid off everything that was known about food and exercise, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to mislead and confuse the American public. Exposing the hidden truths contributing to one of the largest health epidemics in history, it follows a group of families battling to lead healthier lives and reveals why the conventional wisdom of 'exercise and eat right' is not ringing true for millions of people.
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    • First comes love
      First comes love
      a film by Nina Davenport
      Filmmaker Nina Davenport chronicles her decision, as a single woman in her early forties, to have a baby on her own, persuade a male friend to donate sperm, the pregnancy and birth of her son, and the early days of her new family.
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    • Secrets of the dead. Mona Lisa mystery
      Secrets of the dead. Mona Lisa mystery
      a Terra Mater Factual Studios GmbH production in association with Thirteen Productions
      It is the most famous painting in the world, created by the hand of a genius, marveled at by millions every year in the Louvre in Paris, but could there be a second Mona Lisa? In 1913, an interesting portrait surfaced, the so-called 'Isleworth Mona Lisa.' Using sophisticated scientific analysis, scientists will test both paintings to determine whether Leonardo da Vinci painted an earlier version of the iconic portrait.
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    • Valentine's Day massacre
      Valentine's Day massacre
      produced by Robot Field and Post.
      The St. Valentine's Day massacre is the stuff of American legend, and the tale has never been told like this before.
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    • Baby preschool. Words I need to know
      Baby preschool. Words I need to know

      Dookie Duck and Dottie Duck take viewers on a musical journey full of stimulating sights, colorful animation, and catchy sounds designed to introduce children to carefully selected vocabulary words. Features learning and developmental games derived from the book Baby Prodigy: a guide to raising a smarter, happier baby.
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    • Genetic roulette : the gamble of our lives
      Genetic roulette : the gamble of our lives
      directed by Jeffrey M. Smith
      "Never-before-seen evidence points to genetically engineered foods as a major contributor to rising disease rates in the U.S. population, especially among children...Monsanto's strong arm tactics, the FDA's fraudulent policies, and how the USDA ignores a growing health emergency are also laid bare. This sometimes shocking film may change your diet, help you protect your family, and accelerate the consumer tipping point against genetically modified organisms." -- Container.
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    • Hieroglyphics and ancient Egypt.
      Hieroglyphics and ancient Egypt.

      Defines and helps children explore the terms Hieroglyphics, Pharaoh, Civilization and Archeology. Divided into segments, this program is designed to reinforce and support a child's comprehension and retention of these terms through use of video footage, photographs, diagrams and colorful, animated graphics and labels. Related words are also used and reinforced with visuals and text.
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    • Qi gong [videorecording]
      Qi gong [videorecording]
      the Devon School of Tai Chi
      Tai Chi Qi Gong is an easy to access form of moving meditation that enhances the flow of Qi (energy) in and around the body. On this unique DVD, Mathew Rochford guides you through the whole set of the forms. The Qi Gong presentation is filmed from three angles for ease of use and, in addition, there are sections covering Daoyin (simple Taoist yoga), Acu Points (energy centers uses in Qi Gong practice) and Self Massage.
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    • Abs on fire [videorecording] : fat-burning core workout
      Abs on fire [videorecording] : fat-burning core workout
      Gilad Productions.
      Want to buil a strong stable core and lose weight at the same time? Abs on Fire is the perfect workout for you. Gilad starts you out slowly with basic moves, then builds you up to impressive routines. The fat burning kicks in during bursts of high energy intervals utilizing multi-plane core moves, your heart rate peaks, and the pounds melt away through each successive routine. Get ready to set your abs on fire!
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    • Dance off the inches. Hip hop jam.
      Dance off the inches. Hip hop jam.

      Dance off the inches with three hot dance styles and workouts. Break a sweat dancing to a funk groove, Cali pop, and street style.
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    • Mix & match walk blasters
      Mix & match walk blasters
      Walk Production.
      Includes ten different mini-walks. Create workout combinations with the easy-to-use DVD menu. Hundreds of possible workout combinations; make a new workout each day.
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    • The shortest way home : Mere Christianity and C. S. Lewis
      The shortest way home : Mere Christianity and C. S. Lewis
      Christian History Institute presents an Ensign Media film; Directed by Tom Dallis; Written by Amy Dallis.
      "A re-introduction to an apologetic classic...An introductory review to Lewis' classic work on issues of faith and reason." -Container
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    • Science I need to know. Air and wind.
      Science I need to know. Air and wind.

      Bailey, an adventurous and inquisitive kid, explores the world with the help of his two friends Boggs, a mischievous frog and Maggie, the magical magnifying glass. Bailey learns about the wind, as he experiences it. With help from Maggie and Bailey, viewers learn about the complexity of wind and air, and they come to understand that air is moving all around them.
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    • UFC 171. Hendricks vs. Lawler.
      UFC 171. Hendricks vs. Lawler.

      The talent-rich welterweight division will take center stage at UFC 171 on Saturday, March 15th in Dallas. A new 170-pound champion will be crowned when Johny 'Bigg Rigg' Hendricks battles 'Ruthless Robbie Lawler for the vacant title. Plus, former interim titleholder 'The Natural Born Killer' Carlos Condit continues his quest for another shot at championship glory when he squares off against hard-hitting Tyron 'The Chosen One' Woodley.
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    • Baseball. Disc 4
      Baseball. Disc 4

      "It was a time of legends, forged in sunny ballparks and over the crackling waves of exciting new technologies like radio and television. Babe Ruth. Lou Gehrig. Jackie Robinson. Joe DiMaggio. Duke Snider. Willie Mays. Mickey Mantle. These names have become synonymous with greatness, and the men who bore them all played key roles in making baseball America's National Pastime. This .... video-book takes a nostalgic and in-depth look at Baseball's Golden Age."--Container.
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    • 2014 NCAA men's basketball championship : Connecticut 60, Kentucky 54 : The UCONN Huskies' fourth national championship
      2014 NCAA men's basketball championship : Connecticut 60, Kentucky 54 : The UCONN Huskies' fourth national championship
      CBS Sports.
      Relive the tip-to-buzzer excitement as the 2014 NCAA National Basketball Championship game is displayed in its entirety.
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    • Ultimate Warrior
      Ultimate Warrior

      He is one of the most colorful and intense Superstars of all time, the Ultimate Warrior. Now for the first time ever, WWE honors his illustrious career with this ultimate collection of bone-crunching matches. Feel the power of the warrior over three discs, featuring battles against all his biggest rivals such as Hulk Hogan, Jake Roberts, Ravishing Rick Rude, Sgt. Slaughter and more.
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    • Brazil.
      Brazil.

      Be astounded by the fifth largest country in the world, from the lost world of Amazonia, to the buzzing cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo, a city of 30 million, where the super rich commute by helicopter. Meet remote tribes who pit their survival skills against gold diggers and loggers. In the entertaining company of good-natured host Michael Palin, delight in the spectacular landscape, food, music, beach life and unique cultural heritage of a rising global power.
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