The Resource Sonnets & sunspots : "Dr. Research" Baxter and the Bell science films, Eric Niderost, (eaudio)

Sonnets & sunspots : "Dr. Research" Baxter and the Bell science films, Eric Niderost, (eaudio)

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Sonnets & sunspots : "Dr. Research" Baxter and the Bell science films
Title
Sonnets & sunspots
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"Dr. Research" Baxter and the Bell science films
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Eric Niderost
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Sonnets and sunspots
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eng
Summary
Sonnets & Sunspots tells the story of one of the most beloved popular science series of all time and the charismatic educator who became an icon to several generations of students. The book is also a fascinating history of popular science programming in television and film, from its primitive beginnings to the twenty-first century. Along the way there are entertaining behind-the-scenes stories of each production and the personalities that were involved with them. Dr. Frank Baxter, a professor of English literature at the University of Southern California, became a science hero to millions thanks to his alter-ego, "Dr. Research." Many students even became scientists because of Baxter and the Bell films, some of the most entertaining and informative shows ever made. As the tale unfolds we meet such people as famed Hollywood director Frank Capra, Walt Disney, legendary voice actor June Foray, Eddie Albert, Richard Carlson, movie mogul Jack Warner, James Burke of Connections fame, Carl Sagan of Cosmos, and a score of others. The book also chronicles the story of public television from its earliest beginnings, including the struggles of such pioneering stations as Houston's KUHT and San Francisco's KQED
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Midwest
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Niderost, Eric
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Read by Nat Segaloff
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  • Segaloff, Nat
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Science films
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adult
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Sonnets & sunspots : "Dr. Research" Baxter and the Bell science films, Eric Niderost, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
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9781504618328
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MWT11346931
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11346931
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MWT11346931
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Sonnets & sunspots : "Dr. Research" Baxter and the Bell science films, Eric Niderost, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
File format
unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504618328
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11346931
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unknown
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access
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11346931
System control number
MWT11346931
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable

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