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American Battlefield Trust Pilot, Pieces of Eight
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produced by American Battlefield Trust and Makematic, in American Battlefield Trust Pilot (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
In this video, viewers will learn the story behind pieces of eight, the Spanish coins that we most associate with pirates!
produced by American Battlefield Trust and Makematic, in American Battlefield Trust Pilot (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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Biography of America, Episode 3, Growth and Empire: The Best Poor Man's Country in the World
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directed by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970; presented by Donald L. Miller, 1944-; produced by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Biography of America, Episode 3 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2010), 26 mins

Benjamin Franklin and Franklin's Philadelphia take center stage in this program. As the merchant class grows in the North, the economies of southern colonies are built on the shoulders of the slave trade. Professor Miller brings the American story to 1763 with the Peace of Paris and English dominance in America.

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directed by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970; presented by Donald L. Miller, 1944-; produced by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Biography of America, Episode 3 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2010), 26 mins
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Biography of America, Episode 7, The Rise of Capitalism: The Unseen Hand
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directed by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970; presented by Donald L. Miller, 1944-; produced by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Biography of America, Episode 7 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2010), 26 mins

Individual enterprise merges with technological innovation to launch the Commercial Revolution -- the seedbed of American industry. The program features the ideas of Adam Smith, the efforts of entrepreneurs in New England and Chicago, the Lowell Mills Experiment, and the engineering feats involved in Chicago's ear...

directed by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970; presented by Donald L. Miller, 1944-; produced by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Biography of America, Episode 7 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2010), 26 mins
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Biography of America, Episode 9, Slavery: The South and Slave Culture
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directed by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970; produced by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Biography of America, Episode 9 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2010), 26 mins

While the North develops an industrial economy and culture, the South develops a slave culture and economy, and the great rift between the regions becomes unbreachable. Professor Masur looks at the human side of the history of the mid-1800s by sketching a portrait of the lives of slave and master.

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directed by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970; produced by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Biography of America, Episode 9 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2010), 26 mins
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Biography of America, Episode 13, America at its Centennial: The Revolution Betrayed
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directed by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970; presented by Donald L. Miller, 1944-; produced by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Biography of America, Episode 13 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2010), 26 mins

As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race.

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directed by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970; presented by Donald L. Miller, 1944-; produced by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Biography of America, Episode 13 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2010), 26 mins
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Biography of America, Episode 14, Industrial Supremacy
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directed by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970; presented by Donald L. Miller, 1944-; produced by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Biography of America, Episode 14 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2010), 26 mins

Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countle...

directed by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970; presented by Donald L. Miller, 1944-; produced by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Biography of America, Episode 14 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2010), 26 mins
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Biography of America, Episode 17, Capital and Labor
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directed by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970; presented by Donald L. Miller, 1944-; produced by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Biography of America, Episode 17 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2010), 26 mins

The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the twentieth century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period -- working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont M...

directed by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970; presented by Donald L. Miller, 1944-; produced by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Biography of America, Episode 17 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2010), 26 mins
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Biography of America, Episode 26, The Redemptive Imagination
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directed by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970; presented by Donald L. Miller, 1944-; produced by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Biography of America, Episode 26 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2010), 26 mins

Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream) join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. Ku...

directed by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970; presented by Donald L. Miller, 1944-; produced by Fred Barzyk, fl. 1970, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Biography of America, Episode 26 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2010), 26 mins
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Exploring Mass Communications, The Technique of Television Commercials
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in Exploring Mass Communications (Lakewood, CO: Instructional Video, 1990), 28 mins
This video gives an overview and offers examples of techniques used in television commercials.
in Exploring Mass Communications (Lakewood, CO: Instructional Video, 1990), 28 mins
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Learn About Abraham Lincoln’S Struggles Against The Copperhead Opposition In The American Civil War
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(Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, 2011), 5 mins
Video survey on the politics of the Civil War: President Abraham Lincoln faced opposition not just from the Confederacy but also from Northern Copperheads and the "Team of Rivals" of his cabinet all while trying to find a general who could win the war.
(Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, 2011), 5 mins
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