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Deadly Mistakes, Part 1, Part 1
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directed by Walter Miale; produced by Walter Miale, in Deadly Mistakes, Part 1 (Oley, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2005), 2 hours 45 mins
Provides a series of short films looking at events and related U.S. policy mistakes from the past and the 21st century. Disc 2 contains six extended interviews. Events and issues covered include Cuban missile crisis, Vietnam war, Cold War, U.S. interventions in the Third World, nuclear weapons, invasion of Iraq an...
directed by Walter Miale; produced by Walter Miale, in Deadly Mistakes, Part 1 (Oley, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2005), 2 hours 45 mins
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Deadly Mistakes, Part 2, Part 2
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directed by Walter Miale; produced by Walter Miale, in Deadly Mistakes, Part 2 (Oley, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2005), 1 hour 44 mins
Provides a series of short films looking at events and related U.S. policy mistakes from the past and the 21st century. Disc 2 contains six extended interviews. Events and issues covered include Cuban missile crisis, Vietnam war, Cold War, U.S. interventions in the Third World, nuclear weapons, invasion of Iraq an...
directed by Walter Miale; produced by Walter Miale, in Deadly Mistakes, Part 2 (Oley, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2005), 1 hour 44 mins
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The Forgotten Man: Private Bradley Manning and the Wikileaks Controversy
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produced by Wayne Harley (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 43 mins
WikiLeaks boss Julian Assange's ongoing expose of US foreign policy would not have been possible without the work of Private Bradley Manning, who is alleged to have handed over hundreds of thousands of secret US war files and diplomatic cables. Reporter Quentin McDermott tells the inside story of Bradley Manning a...
produced by Wayne Harley (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 43 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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In Our Son's Name
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directed by Gayla Jamison; produced by Gayla Jamison (Atlanta, GA: Lightfoot Films, 2015), 1 hour 5 mins
Phyllis and Orlando Rodríguez's lives shatter when their son, Greg dies with thousands of others in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Instead of seeking revenge, the grieving parents begin a journey of reconciliation that transforms their lives. The film follows their odyssey, which thrusts them reluc...
directed by Gayla Jamison; produced by Gayla Jamison (Atlanta, GA: Lightfoot Films, 2015), 1 hour 5 mins
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Islam & America: Through the Eyes of Imran Khan
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produced by Journeyman Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 27 mins
Why do so many Muslims hate the United States? What has America done to alienate so many people in the Muslim world? Imran Khan, a Pakistani celebrity cricket player turned politician, tries to answer these questions in this provocative documentary filmed in locations throughout Pakistan. He examines the political...
produced by Journeyman Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 27 mins
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Ken Burns's America, The Congress
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's America (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004, originally published 1988), 1 hour 49 mins
For 200 years, the United States Congress has been one of the country's most important and least understood institutions. In this elegant, thoughtful and often touching portrait, Ken Burns explores the history and promise of this unique American institution. Using historical photographs and newsreels, evocative li...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's America (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004, originally published 1988), 1 hour 49 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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Lt. Watada: A Matter of Conscience
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directed by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013; presented by Martin Sheen, 1940-; produced by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013, Chanlim Films (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 2010), 1 hour 2 mins
Lt. Watada tells a David and Goliath story about a young army officer willing to face court-martial and eight years in prison rather than be a party to war crimes. Lt. Watada is the first military officer to refuse to deploy to Iraq and to speak out that the war is illegal and a violation of his oath to the Consti...
directed by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013; presented by Martin Sheen, 1940-; produced by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013, Chanlim Films (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 2010), 1 hour 2 mins
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Mitt
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directed by Greg Whiteley, 1969-; produced by Lisa Nishimura, fl. 2013, Greg Whiteley, 1969-, Adam Leibowitz, fl. 2003 and Seth Gordon, 1976-, Exhibit A, One Potato Productions and Netflix (Warren, NJ: Passion River Films, 2014), 1 hour 33 mins
In 2006, Mitt Romney decides to run for president of the United States. In the days before the 2008 presidential election, he seeks to win debates against John McCain and the other Republican Party presidential candidates. After he loses the Republican nomination, he returns in 2012 to challenge incumbent Barack O...
directed by Greg Whiteley, 1969-; produced by Lisa Nishimura, fl. 2013, Greg Whiteley, 1969-, Adam Leibowitz, fl. 2003 and Seth Gordon, 1976-, Exhibit A, One Potato Productions and Netflix (Warren, NJ: Passion River Films, 2014), 1 hour 33 mins
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