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Making North America  Cover Image DVD DVD

Making North America / a Nova production by Windfall Films for WGBH Boston ; series producer, Peter Oxley.

Oxley, Peter D., (television director,, television producer.). Williams, Gwyn (Producer), (television director,, television producer.). Johnson, Kirk R., (on-screen presenter.). Windfall Films (Firm), (production company.). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), (production company.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (broadcaster.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (publisher.).


Examines the natural forces that formed the continent of North America. Recounts ways in which the continent's unique geology affected indigenous biology, human evolution, and civilization.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627895170
  • ISBN: 1627895175
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2016]
  • Distributor: [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--Container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Origins / director, Peter Oxley -- Life / director, Gwyn Williams -- Human / producer and director, Gwyn Williams.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Series producer, Peter Oxley.
Participant or Performer Note:
Host, Kirk Johnson.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced as three episodes of the television series Nova in 2015.
Target Audience Note:
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-G (general audience; most parents would find this program suitable for all ages).
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Geology > North America.
Historical geology > North America.
Paleontology > North America.
Natural history > North America.
Historical geology.
Natural history.
North America.
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geology.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Documentary television programs.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Lummi Library DVD 988 QE 71 .M35 2016 679395 DVD Available -

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