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The Charles Drew Story
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directed by Bill Buckley; produced by Jeff Mullin (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 18 mins
The inspiring biography of Dr. Charles Drew who developed America's first blood bank system. From All-American athlete at Amherst to pioneering research scientist, Dr. Drew cleared every racist hurdle in a tragically shortened life.
directed by Bill Buckley; produced by Jeff Mullin (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 18 mins
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Elvis: Return to Tupelo
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directed by Michael Rose, fl. 2003; produced by Michael Rose, fl. 2003 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2009), 2 hours 32 mins
Elvis Presley may have been born with the rock ‘n roll in his blood but without poverty, southern culture and a mother whom he adored, Elvis Aaron Presley might have been just another poor white guy rather than the King of Rock 'n Roll. Narrated by prolific country musician and actor Kris Kristofferson, this fea...
directed by Michael Rose, fl. 2003; produced by Michael Rose, fl. 2003 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2009), 2 hours 32 mins
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In Their Own Words, Jim Henson
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produced by Julee Margulies Metz, fl. 1999-2016 and Jensen Oliver Moon, 1987-, in In Their Own Words (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2015), 55 mins
Explore the incredible life of the man behind The Muppets and so much more. Follow Jim Henson's career as he transcended puppetry to become one of the most creative, prolific, and influential artists of his time. Journey into his first work with the Muppets in the early 1950s during television's Golden Age, up to...
produced by Julee Margulies Metz, fl. 1999-2016 and Jensen Oliver Moon, 1987-, in In Their Own Words (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2015), 55 mins
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The Marian Anderson Story: Lady in the Lincoln Memorial
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directed by Bill Buckley; produced by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 19 mins
African American women like Marian Anderson have fought tirelessly to overcome racism in America. This film follows the remarkable career of this musical artist from obscure small churches to great opera houses and to her triumphant concert at the Lincoln Memorial. We witness how one woman's life in music was a vi...
directed by Bill Buckley; produced by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 19 mins
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Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property
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directed by Charles Burnett, 1944-; produced by Frank Christopher, fl. 1980-2014 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2002), 58 mins
Nat Turner's slave rebellion is a watershed event in America's long and troubled history of slavery and racial conflict. Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property tells the story of that violent confrontation and of the ways that story has been continuously re-told during the years since 1831. It is a film about a critic...
directed by Charles Burnett, 1944-; produced by Frank Christopher, fl. 1980-2014 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2002), 58 mins
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Biography, Thurgood Marshall: Justice For All
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produced by Arden Ostrander and Eileen M. Lucas, ABCNews Productions, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 46 mins
As a civil rights lawyer in the forties and fifties, he turned the floor of the Supreme Court into his personal battleground. As a member of the court, he presided over some of the most influential decisions in American history. Thurgood Marshall grew up with a strong sense of right and wrong, and the courage to f...
produced by Arden Ostrander and Eileen M. Lucas, ABCNews Productions, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 46 mins
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American Masters, Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer's Journey
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directed by Ray Telles, fl. 1989-2016 and Yvan Iturriaga, fl. 2010-2016; produced by Yvan Iturriaga, fl. 2010-2016 and Ray Telles, fl. 1989-2016, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2015), 55 mins
The American Masters series and Latino Public Broadcasting’s VOCES series join forces for the first time to explore the life and work of photographer Pedro E. Guerrero (September 5, 1917 – September 13, 2012), a Mexican American, born and raised in segregated Mesa, Arizona, who had an extraordinary internation...
directed by Ray Telles, fl. 1989-2016 and Yvan Iturriaga, fl. 2010-2016; produced by Yvan Iturriaga, fl. 2010-2016 and Ray Telles, fl. 1989-2016, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2015), 55 mins
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Andrew Young
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directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 28 mins
The African American has fought for more than a century to enter the American political arena. This film relates that struggle from Reconstruction to Andrew Young's first race for the U.S. Congress from Georgia.
directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 28 mins
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In Their Own Words, Muhammad Ali
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produced by Julee Margulies Metz, fl. 1999-2016 and John Foy, 1967-, in In Their Own Words (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2015), 55 mins
He changed boxing almost as much as he changed the world. Follow Muhammad Ali's rise from Columbia Gym in Louisville, Kentucky to international fame, as he transcended his great athletic achievements to become one of the most influential Americans of his time. His once-polarizing figure ultimately became a beloved...
produced by Julee Margulies Metz, fl. 1999-2016 and John Foy, 1967-, in In Their Own Words (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2015), 55 mins
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In Their Own Words, Queen Elizabeth II
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produced by Julee Margulies Metz, fl. 1999-2016 and John Foy, 1967-, in In Their Own Words (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2015), 55 mins
Journey into the six decade reign of one of the world's most influential women. Follow Queen Elizabeth II's remarkable life, from her youth--when few expected she'd ever wear the crown--to her uncle Edward VIII's stunning abdication, and her father's subsequent coronation as King George VI. Witness her experiences...
produced by Julee Margulies Metz, fl. 1999-2016 and John Foy, 1967-, in In Their Own Words (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2015), 55 mins
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