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Ken Burns's Jazz, 4, The True Welcome
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's Jazz, 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000), 1 hour 59 mins
In 1929, America enters a decade of economic desperation, as the Stock Market collapses and the Great Depression begins. Factories fall silent, farms fall into decay, and a quarter of the nation's workforce is jobless. In these dark times, jazz is called upon to lift the spirits of a frightened country, and finds...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's Jazz, 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000), 1 hour 59 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 317, January 7, 1935
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 317 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1935, originally published 1935), 10 mins
This newsreel features government policies and unemployment.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 317 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1935, originally published 1935), 10 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 410, November 3, 1952
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 410 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1952, originally published 1952), 8 mins
This newsreel, produced by Universal Pictures Company, is about a fire in Harlem.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 410 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1952, originally published 1952), 8 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 338, March 20, 1935
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 338 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1935, originally published 1935), 9 mins
This newsreel, published by Universal Pictures Company, is about NASA, the U.S. Congress, and Wendell Lewis Willkie.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 338 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1935, originally published 1935), 9 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 404, October 13, 1952
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 404 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1952, originally published 1952), 7 mins
This newsreel, produced by Universal Pictures Company, is about civil rights and the presidential election campaigns.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 404 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1952, originally published 1952), 7 mins
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We Work Again
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produced by United States. Work Projects Administration (District of Columbia: United States. Work Projects Administration, 1937), 11 mins
This documentary, produced by the Works Progress Administration, is about how the New Deal benefits African Americans.
produced by United States. Work Projects Administration (District of Columbia: United States. Work Projects Administration, 1937), 11 mins
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Ken Burns's Jazz, 2, The Gift
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's Jazz, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000), 1 hour 50 mins
Speakeasies, flappers, and easy money - it's the Jazz Age, when the story of jazz becomes a tale of two great cities, Chicago and New York, and of two extraordinary artists whose lives and music will span almost three-quarters of a century - Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. Armstrong, a fatherless waif who grew...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's Jazz, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000), 1 hour 50 mins
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