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American Experience, Civilian Conservation Corps
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 53 mins
Interweaving rich archival imagery with the personal accounts of Civilian Conservation Corps veterans, this film tells the story of one of the boldest and most popular New Deal experiments, positioning it as a pivotal moment in the emergence of modern environmentalism and federal unemployment relief.
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 53 mins
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The Democratic Promise: Saul Alinsky and His Legacy
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directed by Bruce Orenstein, fl. 1999 and Bob Hercules; produced by Bob Hercules and Bruce Orenstein, fl. 1999 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1999), 56 mins
This exceptional and compelling documentary, narrated by Alec Baldwin, examines the life and legacy of legendary community organizer Saul Alinsky. From the late 1930s until his death in 1972, Alinsky led the movement to empower disenfranchised communities through collective action. Today, hundreds of community org...
directed by Bruce Orenstein, fl. 1999 and Bob Hercules; produced by Bob Hercules and Bruce Orenstein, fl. 1999 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1999), 56 mins
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A Deterrent Weapon
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directed by Jakob Gottschau, fl. 2002; produced by Jakob Gottschau, fl. 2002 (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2008), 39 mins
When the USA exploded two nuclear bombs over Japan in 1945, it was perhaps the largest demonstration of power in the history of civilization. But there was more to follow, for the devastating explosions over Hiroshima and Nagasaki were just the starting point of a desperate arms race between the USA and the Soviet...
directed by Jakob Gottschau, fl. 2002; produced by Jakob Gottschau, fl. 2002 (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2008), 39 mins
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Germany at War, Germany at War: 1918-1941
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directed by Micky Shephard, fl. 2006; produced by Mike Croker, fl. 2006, MVD Entertainment Group, in Germany at War (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2006), 50 mins
Culled from a wealth of German newsreel footage and private sources, these images have been carefully chosen to give a broad appreciation and insight not only into the operations of the German armed forces, but also to the impact of the conflict on the home front, especially as it was brought home to the civilian...
directed by Micky Shephard, fl. 2006; produced by Mike Croker, fl. 2006, MVD Entertainment Group, in Germany at War (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2006), 50 mins
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Germany at War, Germany at War: 1941-1943
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directed by Micky Shephard, fl. 2006; produced by Mike Croker, fl. 2006, MVD Entertainment Group, in Germany at War (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2006), 50 mins
Culled from a wealth of German newsreel footage and private sources, these images have been carefully chosen to give a broad appreciation and insight not only into the operations of the German armed forces, but also to the impact of the conflict on the home front, especially as it was brought home to the civilian...
directed by Micky Shephard, fl. 2006; produced by Mike Croker, fl. 2006, MVD Entertainment Group, in Germany at War (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2006), 50 mins
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Germany at War, Germany at War: 1943-1945
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directed by Micky Shephard, fl. 2006; produced by Mike Croker, fl. 2006, MVD Entertainment Group, in Germany at War (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2006), 48 mins
Culled from a wealth of German newsreel footage and private sources, these images have been carefully chosen to give a broad appreciation and insight not only into the operations of the German armed forces, but also to the impact of the conflict on the home front, especially as it was brought home to the civilian...
directed by Micky Shephard, fl. 2006; produced by Mike Croker, fl. 2006, MVD Entertainment Group, in Germany at War (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2006), 48 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), 1 hour 28 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), 1 hour 28 mins
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Ken Burns's America, Huey Long
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's America (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004), 1 hour 48 mins
He was a populist hero and a corrupt demagogue, hailed as a champion of the poor and reviled as a dictator. Louisiana’s Huey Long built his remarkable career as Governor and U.S. Senator on a platform of social reform and justice, all the while employing graft and corruption to get what he wanted. Long’s spell...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's America (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004), 1 hour 48 mins
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Near Normal Man
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directed by Charlene Y. Stern, fl. 2015; produced by Charlene Y. Stern, fl. 2015 (Eixample, 2017), 28 mins
How does a young person maintain resilience and humanity in the face of vicious racism, unspeakable violence and unfolding genocide? This is the story of Holocaust Survivor Ben Stern, as he explores the question that haunts: how did he emerge from overwhelming physical pain and psychological terror, determined to...
directed by Charlene Y. Stern, fl. 2015; produced by Charlene Y. Stern, fl. 2015 (Eixample, 2017), 28 mins
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