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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.

Rapley, Rob, (screenwriter,, director.). Wignot, Jamila, (producer.). Phillips, Tom, 1959- (composer.). Apograph Productions, (producing company.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (broadcaster.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (publisher.).
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  • 2 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria DOCUMENTARY MAN (Text) DVD 37521530984493 AMPL Adult DVD New Checked out 09/28/2020
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD 630.92 MAN (Text) DVD 33187004711525 Dvd Non-fiction Available -
 66592: [ D.W. @ FULCO-ROC ]
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch DVD 921 BORL (Text) DVD 39391006997603 DVD Nonfiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD 630.92 MAN (Text) DVD 39206021657455 New Audiovisual Materials Checked out 09/30/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531711870
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 55 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Arlington, VA : PBS Distribution, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Broadcast as a single episode of the television program American Experience on the PBS network.
Wide screen.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Edited by Mark Dugas and R.A. Fedde ; original music by Tom Phillips.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Michael Murphy.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen.
Subject: Borlaug, Norman E. (Norman Ernest), 1914-2009.
Agriculturists > Biography.
Food supply.
Food security.
Genre: Biographical television programs.
Documentary television programs.

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