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Al Smith: The Man From Oliver Street
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directed by John O'Toole, fl. 1961; produced by Caleb B. Stratton (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1961, originally published 1961), 53 mins
This program takes a look at politics 1920s-style, with Al Smith - the first Catholic candidate for president - and New York City's Tammany Hall gang: "Boss" Tweed, Jimmy Walker, and others
directed by John O'Toole, fl. 1961; produced by Caleb B. Stratton (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1961, originally published 1961), 53 mins
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America in the 20th Century, 6, The Great Depression
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produced by Media Rich Communications, in America in the 20th Century, 6 (Chicago, IL: Media Rich Communications, 2004), 27 mins
It was called “Black Tuesday” - the day the bottom fell out of the stock market ushering in the Great Depression. Soon, soup kitchens and breadlines replaced the flappers and speakeasies of the Roaring Twenties. A new president, Franklin D. Roosevelt, provided hope and leadership in the country's darkest hour.
produced by Media Rich Communications, in America in the 20th Century, 6 (Chicago, IL: Media Rich Communications, 2004), 27 mins
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Biography, FDR: Years of Crisis
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directed by John Alan Kane; produced by Caleb B. Stratton, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 43 mins
Follow the life and career of the famed politician in the years before he became president and explore the forces that shaped his vision.
directed by John Alan Kane; produced by Caleb B. Stratton, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 43 mins
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Transforming America: U. S. History Since 1877, Lesson 12, Part 4, A New Deal: Part 4
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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, Lesson 12, Part 4 (Dallas, TX: Dallas County Community College District, 2005), 5 mins
A New Deal: Roosevelt's 'New Deal' delivered some of the most important political and economic reforms in the 20th century. Examines how America was transformed in the 1930s and the legacy of these changes.
directed by Julia Dyer, fl. 1996-2015; produced by Julia Dyer, fl. 1996-2015, Dallas TeleLearning, in Transforming America: U. S. History Since 1877, Lesson 12, Part 4 (Dallas, TX: Dallas County Community College District, 2005), 5 mins
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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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Better Housing News Flashes
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produced by United States. Federal Housing Administration (District of Columbia: United States. Federal Housing Administration, 1935), 5 mins
Theatrical short subject, newsreel-style, promoting the benefits of the National Housing Act for homebuilders, remodelers and would-be homeowners.
produced by United States. Federal Housing Administration (District of Columbia: United States. Federal Housing Administration, 1935), 5 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), 25 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), 25 mins
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Harry Hopkins: At FDR's Side
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produced by Verne Newton, Educational Film Center (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 2 hours 7 mins
During the turbulent times of the Great Depression and World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt presided over great changes in America and the world - changes that would have been impossible without the efforts of one extraordinary man - FDR's friend and advisor, Harry Hopkins. The son of a harness maker from Iowa, and...
produced by Verne Newton, Educational Film Center (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 2 hours 7 mins
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In Search of History, The Plot to Overthrow FDR
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produced by Andrew Corwin, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1999), 43 mins
When Franklin Delano Roosevelt won the Presidency in 1932, many Americans looked to his bold New Deal plans as the way out of the dark days of the Depression. But a powerful group of financiers and industrialists saw his economic policies as a threat. 'The plot to overthrow FDR' reveals how, inspired by political...
produced by Andrew Corwin, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1999), 43 mins
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Man Against the River
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produced by United States. Work Projects Administration (District of Columbia: United States. Work Projects Administration, 1937), 10 mins
Describes the work of members of the Works Projects Administration in helping refugees of a winter flood of the Ohio River.
produced by United States. Work Projects Administration (District of Columbia: United States. Work Projects Administration, 1937), 10 mins
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