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A&E Classroom, The Voice of Change: FDR
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directed by John Alan Kane; produced by Caleb B. Stratton, in A&E Classroom (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996, originally published 1962), 52 mins
This portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt spans his political career from its beginning to the New Deal - the turning point at which his policies began to lead America out of the Great Depression.
directed by John Alan Kane; produced by Caleb B. Stratton, in A&E Classroom (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996, originally published 1962), 52 mins
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Class of the 20th Century, 1930-1939
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directed by Merrill M. Mazuer; produced by Charles Grinker, in Class of the 20th Century (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1991), 47 mins
This program covers the years 1930 to 1939, a decade that starts with the Great Depression and ends with Europe poised on the verge of a second world war.
directed by Merrill M. Mazuer; produced by Charles Grinker, in Class of the 20th Century (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1991), 47 mins
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Freedom: A History of US, Episode 12, Depression and War
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directed by Peter W. Kunhardt, fl. 2003, Philip B. Kunhardt, III, fl. 2003 and Nancy Steiner, fl. 2003; presented by Katie Couric, 1957-; produced by Peter W. Kunhardt, fl. 2003, Philip B. Kunhardt, III, fl. 2003 and Nancy Steiner, fl. 2003, Kunhardt Films, in Freedom: A History of US, Episode 12 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003), 24 mins
With Black Thursday, and the collapse of the stock market, America heads into the Great Depression. Franklin D. Roosevelt builds a New Deal, while, overseas, Adolf Hitler rises to power and invades Poland. Responding to Pearl Harbor, the worst attack in American history to that time, FDR guides the nation through...
directed by Peter W. Kunhardt, fl. 2003, Philip B. Kunhardt, III, fl. 2003 and Nancy Steiner, fl. 2003; presented by Katie Couric, 1957-; produced by Peter W. Kunhardt, fl. 2003, Philip B. Kunhardt, III, fl. 2003 and Nancy Steiner, fl. 2003, Kunhardt Films, in Freedom: A History of US, Episode 12 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003), 24 mins
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Illinois History, An Overview, 10, Illinois in the 20th Century
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directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 10 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 22 mins
This documentary, directed by James A. Edstrom, features Illinois in the 20th Century.
directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 10 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 22 mins
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Illinois History, An Overview, 11, Modern Day Illinois
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directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 11 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 27 mins
This documentary, directed by James A. Edstrom, features a modern-day Illinois.
directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 11 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 27 mins
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Ken Burns's Jazz, 6, Swing, the Velocity of Celebration
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's Jazz, 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000), 1 hour 42 mins
As the 1930s come to a close, Swing-mania is still going strong, but some fans are saying success has made the music too predictable. Their ears are tuned to a new sound - pulsing, stomping, suffused with the blues. It's the Kansas City sound of Count Basie's band and it quickly reignites the spirit of Swing. By 1...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's Jazz, 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000), 1 hour 42 mins
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March of Time, Volume 3, Episode 2, England's Tithe War
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in March of Time, Volume 3, Episode 2 (New York, NY: Home Box Office, 1936, originally published 1936), 7 mins
in March of Time, Volume 3, Episode 2 (New York, NY: Home Box Office, 1936, originally published 1936), 7 mins
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Rain for the Earth
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produced by United States. Work Projects Administration (District of Columbia: United States. Work Projects Administration, 1937), 10 mins
This documentary, produced by the Works Projects Administration, features drought in the Dust Bowl and efforts to combat it.
produced by United States. Work Projects Administration (District of Columbia: United States. Work Projects Administration, 1937), 10 mins
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Transforming America: U. S. History Since 1877, The Great Depression: Part 2
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directed by Julia Dyer, fl. 1996-2015; produced by Julia Dyer, fl. 1996-2015, Dallas TeleLearning, in Transforming America: U. S. History Since 1877 (Dallas, TX: Dallas County Community College District, 2005), 8 mins
The Great Depression following the stock market crash in 1929, alarmed investors and signaled hard times spreading beyond the farms. The causes and effects on Americans, and the crisis on Hoover's administration are analyzed.
directed by Julia Dyer, fl. 1996-2015; produced by Julia Dyer, fl. 1996-2015, Dallas TeleLearning, in Transforming America: U. S. History Since 1877 (Dallas, TX: Dallas County Community College District, 2005), 8 mins
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