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How we got to now / a Nutopia Ltd. production for PBS in association with OPB and BBC ; executive producers for Nutopia, Peter Lovering, Jane Root, Michael Jackson, and Steven Johnson ; series producer, Diene Petterle ; producer[s] and director[s], Nic Stacey, Julian Jones, Paul Olding.

Lovering, Peter, (producer.). Jackson, Michael, 1958- (producer.). Root, Jane, (producer.). Johnson, Steven, 1968- (on-screen presenter,, producer.). Petterle, Diene, (producer.). Stacey, Nic, (director,, producer.). Jones, Julian, (director,, producer.). Olding, Paul, 1973- (director,, producer.). Nutopia (Firm), (production company.). Oregon Public Broadcasting (production company.). British Broadcasting Corporation, (production company.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (publisher.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (film distributor.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627890366
  • ISBN: 162789036X
  • ISBN: 9786315615962
  • ISBN: 6315615961
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2014]
  • Distributor: [Arlington, Virginia?] : PBS Distribution, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally produced as episodes of the television series: How we got to now.
Originally broadcast by PBS in 2014.
"Includes bonus interview with host Steven Johnson!"--Container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Clean -- Time -- Glass -- Light -- Cold -- Sound.
Participant or Performer Note:
Presenter, Steven Johnson.
Summary, etc.:
Join best-selling author Steven Johnson to hear extraordinary stories behind remarkable ideas that made modern life possible, the unsung heroes who brought them about, and the unexpected and bizarre consequences each of these innovations triggered.
Target Audience Note:
TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language Note:
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Technology > Social aspects.
Technology > History.
Technological innovations > Social aspects.
Technological innovations > History.
Inventions > Social aspects.
Inventions > History.
Sanitary engineering > Social aspects.
Sanitary engineering > History.
Public health > Social aspects.
Public health > History.
Time measurements > Social aspects.
Time measurements > History.
Glass > Social aspects.
Glass > History.
Electric lighting > Social aspects.
Electric lighting > History.
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery > Social aspects.
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery > History.
Air conditioning > Social aspects.
Air conditioning > History.
Sound > Recording and reproducing > Social aspects.
Sound > Recording and reproducing > History.
Genre: Feature films.
Science television programs.
Educational television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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