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10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America, 3, Einstein's Letter
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directed by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and John Maggio; produced by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and John Maggio, in 10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America, 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
Explores how the great scientist urged Franklin Roosevelt to develop an atomic bomb.
directed by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and John Maggio; produced by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and John Maggio, in 10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America, 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
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1940 Census
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produced by United States. Bureau of the Census (District of Columbia: United Nations. Department of Global Communications, 1940), 11 mins
Explains the purposes and values of the census and briefly relates its history. Describes the responsibility of enumerators and dramatizes one's experience with a woman reluctant to answer his questions. Editors, punch card machine operators, and statisticians work at compiling reports. Director William L. Austin...
produced by United States. Bureau of the Census (District of Columbia: United Nations. Department of Global Communications, 1940), 11 mins
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1940 Census of Agriculture
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produced by United States. Bureau of the Census (District of Columbia: United Nations. Department of Global Communications, 1940), 11 mins
Explains to enumerators the meaning of certain elements of a schedule and shows, in dramatizations, how correct information is obtained and recorded. Includes agricultural scenes illustrating kinds of farms, partial and total crop losses, causes of losses (dust, flood, grasshoppers, frost), and livestock.
produced by United States. Bureau of the Census (District of Columbia: United Nations. Department of Global Communications, 1940), 11 mins
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1940 Census of Housing
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produced by United States. Bureau of the Census (District of Columbia: United Nations. Department of Global Communications, 1940), 11 mins
Explains to enumerators how answers to certain questions should be recorded. Consists mostly of dramatizations of enumerators obtaining information and filling out schedules. Includes views of various kinds of habitation to be included in or excluded from the census.
produced by United States. Bureau of the Census (District of Columbia: United Nations. Department of Global Communications, 1940), 11 mins
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1940 Census of Population
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produced by United States. Bureau of the Census (District of Columbia: United Nations. Department of Global Communications, 1940), 10 mins
Instructs enumerators how to secure and record relevant census information, particularly regarding employment. Shows, in dramatizations, how certain facts are elicited and recorded. Includes scenes illustrating various kinds of living quarters and employment.
produced by United States. Bureau of the Census (District of Columbia: United Nations. Department of Global Communications, 1940), 10 mins
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A&E Classroom, The Price of Peace: 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, 2005, originally published 1962), 45 mins
This depiction of Franklin D. Roosevelt focuses on the war years, a time characterized by his reassuring 'fireside chats.'
directed by John Alan Kane; produced by Caleb B. Stratton, in A&E Classroom (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005, originally published 1962), 45 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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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 5, Rise!: 1940-1986
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directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
'Rise!' examines the long road to civil rights, when the deep contradictions in American society finally became unsustainable. African Americans who fought fascism in World War II came home to face the same old racial violence. But mass media - from print to radio and TV - broadcast that injustice, planting seeds...
directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
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All The Presidents' Wives
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produced by Martin Gillam (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 1 hour 31 mins
This documentary, produced by Martin Gillam, features the first ladies of US President's.
produced by Martin Gillam (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 1 hour 31 mins
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America in the 20th Century, 78, World War II
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produced by Media Rich Communications, in America in the 20th Century, 78 (Chicago, IL: Media Rich Communications, 2004), 1 hour 7 mins
While the United States chose a course of isolationism in the aftermath of World War I, escalating aggression in Europe and Asia threatened world stability. With the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States was thrust into a conflict that would span the globe and trigger political, social and military re...
produced by Media Rich Communications, in America in the 20th Century, 78 (Chicago, IL: Media Rich Communications, 2004), 1 hour 7 mins
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