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umd:10546
1) The addicted brain (1987)
Digital collection: Films@UM
This documentary takes viewers on a tour of the world's most prolific manufacturer and user of drugs-the huma...
umd:10548
Digital collection: Films@UM
Examines the effects of a father's alcoholism on his family and the effectiveness of counseling in helping fa...
umd:10554
3) Child abuse (1987)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Deals with the subject of sexually and physically abused children, describing common characteristics of abuse...
umd:10555
Digital collection: Films@UM
Documents the Great Depression, focusing on its human side as well as on national and international political...
umd:10556
Digital collection: Films@UM
A history and explanation of the history of acid rain and the dangers posed by industrial carbon and sulfur e...
umd:10557
Digital collection: Films@UM
In 1540, Portuguese navigators and Jesuit priests landed in a Japan of shoguns and samurai, where the arts of...
umd:10558
Digital collection: Films@UM
This was the age of the Tokugawa family, the era of Edo, a period of over two-and-a-half centuries during whi...
umd:10559
Digital collection: Films@UM
The history of Japan past and present is the story of the kami, the supernatural, not quite godlike spirits w...
umd:10560
Digital collection: Films@UM
Japan in the modern age: a people existing between the protection of the kami and the geological dangers of e...
umd:10561
Digital collection: Films@UM
The arrival of Commodore Perry in 1854 marked the stage for Japan's dramatic leap from the Middle Ages into m...
umd:10562
Digital collection: Films@UM
Discusses Korea's expansion into world markets and the resulting impact felt in Japan and the West.
umd:10563
Digital collection: Films@UM
This program provides a record of a society in flux, in which the traditional mechanisms for looking after ol...
umd:10564
Digital collection: Films@UM
By building roads, watering crops, and grazing cattle, we are constantly changing the climate. We may also mo...
umd:10565
Digital collection: Films@UM
A life-sustaining envelope of gas surrounds the earth. This atmosphere contains oxygen, CO2, water vapor, and...
umd:10566
15) Global warming (1990)
Digital collection: Films@UM
The history of Earth has been a history of temperature change; people and animals have historically moved to ...
umd:10567
16) Skyscraper (1990)
Digital collection: Films@UM
A behind-the-scenes look at the design and construction of a New York City skyscraper, Worldwide Plaza, from ...
umd:10568
Digital collection: Films@UM
Suggests some less drastic solutions to the global warming such as reducing CO2 emissions, using the sun and ...
umd:10569
Digital collection: Films@UM
Discusses how links between climatic changes and emerging civilizations have been postulated and how the civi...
umd:10570
Digital collection: Films@UM
Explains the origin of tropical storms, of tropical rain forests and polar deserts, shows the route and the e...
umd:10571
Digital collection: Films@UM
This program explores what is behind the Republic of Korea's remarkable economic growth, which has put Korea ...
umd:10572
Digital collection: Films@UM
Showing Palestine under the British Protectorate and the arrival of Holocaust survivors in 1946, this program...
umd:10573
22) The Korean War (1990)
Digital collection: Films@UM
This program provides a brief overview of the partitioning of Korea; the battles for Seoul, Inchon, and Pusan...
umd:10574
Digital collection: Films@UM
In the shadow of continuing turmoil in North Korea, the South continues to prosper under its current presiden...
umd:10575
24) Accident (1984)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Shows how the human body is able to deal with various local problems, such as wounds, bacterial invasions, fr...
umd:10576
Digital collection: Films@UM
Presents an introduction to human biology, showing the wide range of human activities and the body's ability ...