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The Resource The man who tried to feed the world, An Apograph Productions Film for American Experience ; written and directed by Rob Rapley ; produced by Rob Rapley and Jamila Wignot, (videorecording)

The man who tried to feed the world, An Apograph Productions Film for American Experience ; written and directed by Rob Rapley ; produced by Rob Rapley and Jamila Wignot, (videorecording)

Label
The man who tried to feed the world
Title
The man who tried to feed the world
Statement of responsibility
An Apograph Productions Film for American Experience ; written and directed by Rob Rapley ; produced by Rob Rapley and Jamila Wignot
Title variation
American experience
Contributor
Broadcaster
Composer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
1966, drought and an exploding population confronted India with the imminent threat of a severe famine, a potential disaster that many scientists and intellectuals feared only presaged global catastrophes to come, as the world's population outstripped its ability to produce food. In search of a lasting solution, India turned to Norman Borlaug, an unassuming plant breeder from Iowa whose combination of scientific knowledge and raw determination had made him a legend
Member of
Cataloging source
CaOWLBI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Edited by Mark Dugas and R.A. Fedde ; original music by Tom Phillips
Dewey number
630.92
Intended audience
E
Language note
  • In English. English SDH subtitles
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Narrated by Michael Murphy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Phillips, Tom
  • Rapley, Rob.
  • Wignot, Jamila.
  • Apograph Productions
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Runtime
55
Series statement
American experience
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Borlaug, Norman E.
  • Agriculturists
  • Food security
  • Food supply
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The man who tried to feed the world, An Apograph Productions Film for American Experience ; written and directed by Rob Rapley ; produced by Rob Rapley and Jamila Wignot, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Broadcast as a single episode of the television program American Experience on the PBS network
  • Title from container
  • "SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (55 minutes)
Isbn
9781531711870
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887043625
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
AE61903
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av05930238
  • 930741
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; stereophonic
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The man who tried to feed the world, An Apograph Productions Film for American Experience ; written and directed by Rob Rapley ; produced by Rob Rapley and Jamila Wignot, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Broadcast as a single episode of the television program American Experience on the PBS network
  • Title from container
  • "SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (55 minutes)
Isbn
9781531711870
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887043625
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
AE61903
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av05930238
  • 930741
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; stereophonic
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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