The Resource The weight of the nation, presentation of Home Box Office ; executive producers Sheila Nevins, John Hoffman, (videorecording)

The weight of the nation, presentation of Home Box Office ; executive producers Sheila Nevins, John Hoffman, (videorecording)

Label
The weight of the nation
Title
The weight of the nation
Statement of responsibility
presentation of Home Box Office ; executive producers Sheila Nevins, John Hoffman
Title variation
Confronting America's obesity epidemic
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Four-part documentary that examines the facts and myths surrounding obesity in the United States, and how it effects the nation and the health care system
Cataloging source
OCORM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producers Sheila Nevins, John Hoffman ; director of photography, Dyanna Taylor ; original music, Wendy Blackstone, Adam Dorn, Daniel Freiberg
Dewey number
362.196
Language note
In English, with optional Spanish and English subtitles
LC call number
RC628
LC item number
.W45 2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hoffman, John
  • Nevins, Sheila
  • HBO Documentary Films
  • Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
  • Center for Disease Control
  • National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
  • Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
  • Kaiser Permanente
Runtime
359
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obesity
  • Food habits
  • Public health
  • Obesity
  • Food habits
  • Health Promotion
  • Social Problems
  • United States
  • Food habits
  • Obesity
  • Public health
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
The weight of the nation, presentation of Home Box Office ; executive producers Sheila Nevins, John Hoffman, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "To win, we have to lose"--Container
  • "A 4-part documentary series screening kit"--Container
  • HBO Documentary Films in partnership with the Institute of Medicine in association with the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and with support from Kaiser Permanente and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
Accompanying material
1 English discussion guide (150 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm) + 1 Spanish discussion guide (172 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. pt. 1. Consequences ; pt. 2. Choices -- disc 2. pt. 3. Children in crisis ; pt. 4. Challenges -- disc 3. Bonus shorts -- 10 additional short films on a wide variety of weight-related topics
Control code
ocn793504213
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 359 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)793504213
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The weight of the nation, presentation of Home Box Office ; executive producers Sheila Nevins, John Hoffman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "To win, we have to lose"--Container
  • "A 4-part documentary series screening kit"--Container
  • HBO Documentary Films in partnership with the Institute of Medicine in association with the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and with support from Kaiser Permanente and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
Accompanying material
1 English discussion guide (150 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm) + 1 Spanish discussion guide (172 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. pt. 1. Consequences ; pt. 2. Choices -- disc 2. pt. 3. Children in crisis ; pt. 4. Challenges -- disc 3. Bonus shorts -- 10 additional short films on a wide variety of weight-related topics
Control code
ocn793504213
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 359 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)793504213
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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