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DOCUMENTARY MIX - PBS (Ken Burns) - Science Doc - Modern History

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Description

Three different styles. All engaging, the first is a classic Peter Coyote / Ken Burns style history piece. The second is a wondrous and awe inspired science doc. The third is a contemporary message about a project that the producer was trying to fund.

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Vocal Characteristics

Language

English (North American)

Voice Age

Middle Aged (35-54)

Transcript

Note: Transcripts are generated using speech recognition software and may contain errors.
the trenches. They are the most enduring image of what was called the Great War, vast networks of deep fortified ditches and barbed wires snaking across the front lines. The trenches were where millions of troops sheltered from machine gun fire and air attacks, where obsolete battle tactics slammed up against the industrial age is new methods of killing. Where officers marched their men headlong into the fire of machine guns, flamethrowers, poison gas and grenades. The first three years of life are a period of incredible growth in all areas of a baby's development. A newborn's brain is about 25% of its approximate adult weight, but by age three it has grown dramatically by producing billions of cells and hundreds of trillions of connections or synapses between these cells. Today, 11 million immigrants call California. Home California's immigrants are the founders of billion dollar companies and the backbone of the state's essential workforce. This is nothing new. For 200 years, California has been imagined as a land of perpetual spring, a gold soaked coast promising its new arrivals, better things. But California's story is not just about welcome. It's also about exclusion