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2 Men of Fiji
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directed by Brett Porter, fl. 1959; produced by Bern Gandy, fl. 1959, Shell Oil Company (New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (Organization), 1996), 57 mins
The story of two men from the village of Lakeba, in the Lau group, who left their village for the city.
directed by Brett Porter, fl. 1959; produced by Bern Gandy, fl. 1959, Shell Oil Company (New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (Organization), 1996), 57 mins
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100 Years of Silence: The Germans in Namibia
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directed by Halfdan Muurholm and Casper Erichsen; produced by Halfdan Muurholm (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 8 mins
One hundred years ago, the Herero people of Namibia were nearly exterminated by German colonial soldiers in what has become known as the first genocide of the 20th century. Herero men, women and children were rounded up like cattle and put into Germany's first ever concentration camps. Four years later, three-quar...
directed by Halfdan Muurholm and Casper Erichsen; produced by Halfdan Muurholm (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 8 mins
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American Experience, 1, The Way West: Westward, the Course of Empire Takes Its Way
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directed by Ric Burns, 1955-, in American Experience, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1995), 2 hours 47 mins
The story begins with the opening decades of expansion, key technological advances, and the uprooting of the native people through the Civil War period. It then examines the four-year period immediately following the Civil War to the completion of the transcontinental railroad. The conclusion traces the sequence o...
directed by Ric Burns, 1955-, in American Experience, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1995), 2 hours 47 mins
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American Experience, 2, The Way West: The Approach of Civilization
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directed by Ric Burns, 1955-, in American Experience, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1995), 1 hour 24 mins
The story begins with the opening decades of expansion, key technological advances, and the uprooting of the native people through the Civil War period. It then examines the four-year period immediately following the Civil War to the completion of the transcontinental railroad. The conclusion traces the sequence o...
directed by Ric Burns, 1955-, in American Experience, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1995), 1 hour 24 mins
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American Experience, 3, The Way West: The War for the Black Hills
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directed by Ric Burns, 1955-, in American Experience, 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1995), 1 hour 26 mins
The story begins with the opening decades of expansion, key technological advances, and the uprooting of the native people through the Civil War period. It then examines the four-year period immediately following the Civil War to the completion of the transcontinental railroad. The conclusion traces the sequence o...
directed by Ric Burns, 1955-, in American Experience, 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1995), 1 hour 26 mins
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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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American Experience, JFK: Part One
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directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 54 mins
Part One follows JFK's rise to power. Jack Kennedy first bursts onto the national stage as a war hero, and with his congressional win, Kennedy rises in power and influence.
directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 54 mins
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American Experience, JFK, Part Two
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directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 51 mins
JFK's campaign for president is the first to be waged on television, a distinct advantage for the telegenic candidate.
directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 51 mins
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American Experience, The Big Burn
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
Inspired by Timothy Egan’s best-selling book, The Big Burn is the dramatic story of an unimaginable wildfire that swept across the Northern Rockies in the summer of 1910. The fire devoured more than three million acres in 36 hours, confronting the fledgling U.S. Forest Service with a catastrophe that would defin...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
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American Manifesto
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directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by EMB Entertainment (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2003), 8 mins
This short documentary, directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, features Steve, who just got out of jail, railing against the issues he sees in American society.
directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by EMB Entertainment (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2003), 8 mins
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