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America in the 20th Century, 9, The Post-War Years
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produced by Media Rich Communications, in America in the 20th Century, 9 (Chicago, IL: Media Rich Communications, 2009), 39 mins
1945 marked the end of World War II and the beginning of the power, politics and prosperity of the post-war years. The presidency passed from Truman to Eisenhower and millions migrated from the city to the suburbs. The Cold War loomed, babies boomed, and modern families became the bull’s-eye of the mass market....
produced by Media Rich Communications, in America in the 20th Century, 9 (Chicago, IL: Media Rich Communications, 2009), 39 mins
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Battle History of the U.S. Navy, 4, Second to None
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in Battle History of the U.S. Navy, 4 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 45 mins
With combat footage and commentary from historians, this series engages with affairs that affected the US Navy.
in Battle History of the U.S. Navy, 4 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 45 mins
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Big Picture, Episode 360, Defense Against Enemy Propaganda
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Examines enemy propaganda and its danger to American way of life -- This is an absorbing film presentation set in an exhibit room containing examples of media used by the enemy to disseminate propaganda. Actual samples are used including pamphlets, posters, broadcasts, photographs, and other material to show what...
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Big Picture, Episode 402, Why NATO
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The story of NATO -- The North Atlantic Treaty Organization. As shown in this episode, the United States as a founding member of this vital international body, has demonstrated to the world the importance we place on the closest association between the members of the Atlantic community. Throughout history, nations...
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Big Picture, Episode 449, Sharper Sword and Stronger Shield
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An informational film emphasizing the importance of the continual modernization of the Army for effective national defense. The film portrays the Army's efforts to forge "A Sharper Sword and Stronger Shield" to preserve the peace or win a future war. The presentation describes the pentagonal organization and struc...
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Big Picture, Episode 537, Operation Readiness
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As the Berlin crisis reached a climax during the summer of 1961, President Kennedy, in a televised address to the nation, explained the significance of the situation in that divided city. This week's episode is a graphic portrayal of the steps this nation is taking to bring our armed forces to an advanced stage of...
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Big Picture, Episode 549, America On the Move
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The original release sheet reads: America itself...a land of exploding statistics...of contrast, and of values that endure despite contrast...is the subject of this week's THE BIG PICTURE. Narrated by well-known motion picture actor and television star, Alexander Scourby, this 30-minute documentary describes the s...
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Big Picture, Episode 573, Modernization
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Spotlights the modernization of the U.S. Army in terms of firepower, mobility and communications. This modernization is seen not only in up-to-date equipment now on hand, but also in highly promising items under research and development for the future. Logic and imagination are expressed in concrete terms, as the...
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Biography, Dwight D. Eisenhower
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directed by Alan Landsburg, 1933-; produced by David Lloyd Wolper, 1928-2010 and Alan Landsburg, 1933-, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1962), 26 mins
From his career as a military commander in both World Wars to his term as a president of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower was a natural leader. Learn more about this great man and his many accomplishments.
directed by Alan Landsburg, 1933-; produced by David Lloyd Wolper, 1928-2010 and Alan Landsburg, 1933-, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1962), 26 mins
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Biography, Dwight D. Eisenhower: Commander-In-Chief
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directed by Darryl Rehr; produced by Darryl Rehr, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 1 hour 26 mins
This edition of Biography, the long running documentary series from A&E, explores the life of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower. From 1935-39 Eisenhower was an assistant to Gen. Douglas MacArthur in the Philippines. As World War II progressed, he continued to rise in rank and responsibilities and was assi...
directed by Darryl Rehr; produced by Darryl Rehr, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 1 hour 26 mins
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