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Biography, Admiral Richard E. Byrd
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directed by Jack Haley, Jr., 1933-2001; produced by Jack Haley, Jr., 1933-2001, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996, originally published 1961), 22 mins
For a time Richard Byrd reigned as the most admired man in America. He was the first to fly over the North and South Poles as well as the master of Antarctica, the final frontier of the world. Byrd inspired others to literally follow him to the ends of the Earth. He had to overcome brutal conditions and endless ru...
directed by Jack Haley, Jr., 1933-2001; produced by Jack Haley, Jr., 1933-2001, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996, originally published 1961), 22 mins
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Biography, Fiorello LaGuardia
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produced by Jack Haley, Jr., 1933-2001, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996, originally published 1961), 27 mins
This documentary, produced by A&E Television Networks, is about the life and political career of Fiorello LaGuardia.
produced by Jack Haley, Jr., 1933-2001, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996, originally published 1961), 27 mins
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Biography, Harry S. Truman: Days of Decision
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produced by David Lloyd Wolper, 1928-2010, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996, originally published 1961), 44 mins
This program is a vivid record of President Harry S. Truman, whose tenure is noted in popular memory for the atomic bombing of Japan and the controversial dismissal of General Douglas MacArthur.
produced by David Lloyd Wolper, 1928-2010, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996, originally published 1961), 44 mins
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Biography, Knute Rockne
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produced by Jack Haley, Jr., 1933-2001, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1961, originally published 1961), 32 mins
This documentary, produced by Jack Haley Jr., feature Knute Rockne, a famous Notre Dame football coach.
produced by Jack Haley, Jr., 1933-2001, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1961, originally published 1961), 32 mins
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Biography, The La Guardia Story
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directed by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; produced by Jack Haley, Jr., 1933-2001, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1961), 37 mins
Archival footage gives an appealing picture of the pugnacious "Little Flower." Highlights of La Guardia's career are shown as well as the mayor's speeches, public appearances and radio talks by which he sustained himself through three terms (1934-1945) as a Republican mayor in a Democratic city.
directed by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; produced by Jack Haley, Jr., 1933-2001, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1961), 37 mins
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Biography, Babe Ruth: That Ever Livin' Babe
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directed by Robert W. Foster; produced by Robert W. Foster, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1962, originally published 1962), 53 mins
Profane and earthy, the Babe had a simplicity and warmth of spirit that were electrifying. But his greatness resides on the baseball diamond, where he set a roster of records capped by his 60-home run season. Here's his story, from his youth in Baltimore and his early career as a Red Sox pitcher to his years of gl...
directed by Robert W. Foster; produced by Robert W. Foster, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1962, originally published 1962), 53 mins
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Biography, Clarence Darrow
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directed by Forrest Allen, fl. 1962; produced by Jack Haley, Jr., 1933-2001, in Biography and Profiles (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1962, originally published 1962), 35 mins
Clarence Darrow, the controversial attorney who often championed the unpopular cause, reviews his most famous cases, including his defense of Eugene Debs in 1894; the Leopold and Loeb trial in 1924; and the 1925 Scopes trial, when he opposed William Jennings Bryan.
directed by Forrest Allen, fl. 1962; produced by Jack Haley, Jr., 1933-2001, in Biography and Profiles (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1962, originally published 1962), 35 mins
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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, Knute Rockne: The Man and the Legend
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directed by Cloyd G. Aarseth; produced by Cloyd G. Aarseth, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1962, originally published 1962), 54 mins
Knute Rockne led his Fighting Irish to a string of football victories throughout the 1920s. This program tells the story of the fiery Notre Dame coach and his rise to fame and glory.
directed by Cloyd G. Aarseth; produced by Cloyd G. Aarseth, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1962, originally published 1962), 54 mins
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Biography, Profiles: John L. Lewis
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directed by Alan Landsburg, 1933-; produced by Alan Landsburg, 1933-, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1962), 33 mins
The life of labor leader John L. Lewis. Films show the former coal miner as president of his union and as organizer of the Congress of Industrial Organizations. Mike Wallace is the narrator.
directed by Alan Landsburg, 1933-; produced by Alan Landsburg, 1933-, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1962), 33 mins
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