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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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