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America in the 20th Century, 10, Vietnam
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produced by Media Rich Communications, in America in the 20th Century, 10 (Chicago, IL: Media Rich Communications, 2009), 1 hour 12 mins
Vietnam was the longest war in America’s history and the most divisive in more than a century. Decades later, U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia remains misunderstood, misinterpreted and misrepresented. This powerful program explores the genesis of America’s “quagmire” in the region—from the roots of Vie...
produced by Media Rich Communications, in America in the 20th Century, 10 (Chicago, IL: Media Rich Communications, 2009), 1 hour 12 mins
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Big Picture, Episode 617, Partners in Freedom
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This 1964 Defense Film Report presents the outstanding achievements of the Armed Forces and our Allies in facing up to Communist aggression in 1963 and maintaining our military superiority in 1964 to meet global and local challenges by foes of liberty. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara introduces his report...
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Big Picture, Episode 633, America on the Move
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The spirit and motivation of the United States as it responds to its challenge in a time of historic crisis.
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Big Picture, Episode 661, Exercise Desert Strike
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This film tells the story of a large-scale joint Army-Air Force training exercise in the United States. The objectives of the exercise were to test initiation of tactical nuclear warfare, control of escalation, and tactical operating on the nuclear battlefield.
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Big Picture, Episode 674, Why Vietnam
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This film documents the buildup to the Vietnam War, from the withdrawal of French troops to the bombings of the U.S. Embassy and the intense fighting our troops engaged in to combat Ho Chi Minh and the Viet Cong. The footage features President Lyndon Johnson, Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Secretary of Defense R...
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A Decisive Moment
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(Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 39 mins
This video features the often dramatic climaxes of American presidential elections since 1948. One question often asked by people with an interest in politics is whether US presidential elections always have a Decisive Moment, a statement, a mistake, or an event that decides the race and puts one of the two candid...
(Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 39 mins
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Great Speeches Video Series, Great Speeches 18
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produced by Educational Video Group, in Great Speeches Video Series (Greenwood, IN: Educational Video Group, 2003), 2 hours 18 mins
This video features five key speeches: Jimmy Carter's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech; George W. Bush's eulogy for Columbia astronauts; Lyndon B. Johnson's speech at Johns Hopkins University; Cesar Chavez's 'The Power of Nonviolence' speech; and Geneva Overholser's 'What Is Good Journalism?' speech.
produced by Educational Video Group, in Great Speeches Video Series (Greenwood, IN: Educational Video Group, 2003), 2 hours 18 mins
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In Conversation With The Presidents' Men, Ben Bradlee
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directed by William Karel, 1940-, in In Conversation With The Presidents' Men (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2000, originally published 2000), 34 mins
Ben Bradlee – Newsweek journalist and advisor to JFK, Editor of the Washington Post (68 to 73). Based on the 3 part documentary Secrets Of State, this behind-the-scene series uncovers the secret history of American diplomacy – from the Bay of Pigs to Vietnam or the Gulf War – through talks with the most infl...
directed by William Karel, 1940-, in In Conversation With The Presidents' Men (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2000, originally published 2000), 34 mins
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Modern U.S. History: From Cold War to Hostage Crisis, Unit Two, 1961-1968
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directed by Susan Eikov Green, fl. 1988; produced by Guidance Associates, in Modern U.S. History: From Cold War to Hostage Crisis, Unit Two (Mount Kisco, NY: Guidance Associates, 1986), 44 mins
Focuses on the Kennedy-Johnson years, as the struggle for black civil rights to a climax, led by Martin Luther King, Jr. America faces the Cuban Missile Crisis and Kennedy's assassination, and the country divided bitterly over escalating involvement in Vietnam.
directed by Susan Eikov Green, fl. 1988; produced by Guidance Associates, in Modern U.S. History: From Cold War to Hostage Crisis, Unit Two (Mount Kisco, NY: Guidance Associates, 1986), 44 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 4, January 10, 1966
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 4 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1966, originally published 1966), 6 mins
PEACE MISSION TO WORLD CAPITALS: With bombing raids suspended since Christmas Eve, President Johnson's mighty peace offensive goes into high gear in capitals all over the world. Top diplomats from Washington, led by such notables as U.S. Ambassador to the U N Arthur Goldberg, Averill Harriman and G. Mennen William...
in Universal Newsreels, Release 4 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1966, originally published 1966), 6 mins
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