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Battleline, 11, El Alamein
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directed by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982; produced by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982, in Battleline, 11 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 22 mins
The Battle of El Alamein halted the advance by the Axis forces into Egypt. This classic program incorporates authentic WWII archival film footage and accounts from soldiers on both sides of the battleline in the African desert.
directed by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982; produced by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982, in Battleline, 11 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 22 mins
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Chronoscope, Anthony Nutting
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interview by Charles Collingwood, 1917-1985 and Larry LeSueur, 1909-2003, in Chronoscope (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1954), 15 mins
NOVEMBER 29, 1954 Participants: Andrew Nutting, British Minister of State, interviewed by Larry Lesueur and Charles Collingwood. Topics: Atomic disarmament and British trade with China.
interview by Charles Collingwood, 1917-1985 and Larry LeSueur, 1909-2003, in Chronoscope (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1954), 15 mins
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Great Blunders in History, The Impregnable Gazala Line
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 16 mins
In the spring of 1942, the British constructed what they believed was an impregnable defense line in Libya. Learn why it proved to be fatally flawed and how Germany's General Rommel almost succeeded in driving the British back across the other side of the Suez Canal.
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 16 mins
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Battleline, 7, Tobruk
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directed by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008; produced by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008, in Battleline, 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008, originally published 1964), 20 mins
Maintaining control of the Libyan city of Tobruk was crucial to the Allied war effort; loss of the strategic Mediterranean port would shorten Axis supply lines. This classic program incorporates authentic WWII archival film footage and accounts from soldiers on both sides of the battleline in Tobruk.
directed by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008; produced by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008, in Battleline, 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008, originally published 1964), 20 mins
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Chronoscope, Abba Eban (1955)
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interview by Winston Burdett, 1913-1993 and Larry LeSueur, 1909-2003, in Chronoscope (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1955), 15 mins
MARCH 14, 1955 Participants: Abba Eban, Israeli Ambassador to the United States, interviewed by Larry Lesueur and Winston Burdett. Topics: The danger to the West of the situation in the Gaza Strip and appraisal of current tensions between Israel and the Arab nations.
interview by Winston Burdett, 1913-1993 and Larry LeSueur, 1909-2003, in Chronoscope (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1955), 15 mins
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Great Blunders in History, Kasserine Pass
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008), 15 mins
U.S. troops arriving in Tunisia for their first campaign of WWII were certain that, with their resources and equipment, they would quickly defeat the German Afrika Korps. But Field Marshal Rommel and his battle-hardened veterans had another plan.
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008), 15 mins
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Mary Lord on Her Job as the U.S. Delegate to the United Nations, 1953
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interview by Thomas J. Hamilton and Larry LeSueur, 1909-2003; in Mary (Mrs. Oswald B.) Lord, Chronoscope (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1953), 4 mins
OCTOBER 26, 1953 Participants: Mary (Mrs. Oswald B.) Lord, U.S. Delegate to the United Nations, interviewed by Larry Lesueur and Thomas J. Hamilton. Topics: Functions of a delegate to the United Nations and assessment of the human rights convention.
interview by Thomas J. Hamilton and Larry LeSueur, 1909-2003; in Mary (Mrs. Oswald B.) Lord, Chronoscope (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1953), 4 mins
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Chronoscope, Mohamed Kamil Bey Abdul Rahim
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interview by Hardy Burt and William Bradford Huie, 1910-1983, in Chronoscope (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1953), 15 mins
FEBRUARY 23, 1953 Participants: Mohamed Kamil Bey Abdul Rahim, Egyptian Ambassador to the United States, interviewed by William Bradford Huie and Hardy Burt. Topics: Political situation in the Middle East, significance of the agreement between Egypt and Great Britain over the Sudan, effect of British evacuation of...
interview by Hardy Burt and William Bradford Huie, 1910-1983, in Chronoscope (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1953), 15 mins
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Christopher Bromhead, Baron Birdwood on Britain's Conflict With Egypt Over the Sudan, 1953
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interview by Hardy Burt and William Bradford Huie, 1910-1983; in Christopher Bromhead, Baron Birdwood, Chronoscope (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1953), 7 mins
FEBRUARY 18, 1953 Participants: Christopher Bromhead, Baron Birdwood, British writer on international affairs, interviewed by William Bradford Huie and Hardy Burt. Topics: Deterioration of British and American prestige and influence in the Middle East, and brief comments on the Sudan, Suez Canal, and British attit...
interview by Hardy Burt and William Bradford Huie, 1910-1983; in Christopher Bromhead, Baron Birdwood, Chronoscope (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1953), 7 mins
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Discussion of Omar Bradley Commanding U.S. Troops in North Africa and Sicily, 1943
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directed by Don Horan, 1927-1996; produced by Sammy Jackson, fl. 1985; in General Omar Bradley, Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 5 mins
Five-star General Omar Bradley was one of the main American field commanders in Europe and North Africa during World War II. This episode of Biography follows his distinguished military career from West Point, to the invasion of Normandy, to the Battle of the Bulge, and on to victory.
directed by Don Horan, 1927-1996; produced by Sammy Jackson, fl. 1985; in General Omar Bradley, Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 5 mins
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