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42nd Street: River To River
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directed by Gary Keys, fl. 2011 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2011), 1 hour 27 mins
42nd STREET: RIVER TO RIVER is an impressionistic, graphic history of one of the world's most infamous streets: Manhattan's 42nd Street. Likened to a DNA strip of New York City, the street has ranged from the glamorous to the derelict, housing everything from peep shows to such international institutions as the Un...
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directed by Gary Keys, fl. 2011 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2011), 1 hour 27 mins
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The Address
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 26 mins
Ken Burns tells the story of a tiny school in Putney, Vermont, the Greenwood School, where each year the students are encouraged to memorize, practice and recite the Gettysburg Address. In its exploration of Greenwood, whose students, boys ages 11-17, all face a range of complex learning differences, the film also...
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 26 mins
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Agent Yellow
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 50 mins
Agent Yellow is a powerful indictment of the U.S. government’s systematic prejudice against Chinese-American scientists. The film focuses on the mistreatment of Chinese scientists who contributed significantly to American military research, specifically describing the tragic cases of Dr. Wen Ho Lee and Dr. Tsien...
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 50 mins
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Air War In Vietnam
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directed by Jonathan Moore, 1923-; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2008), 59 mins
The U.S. air offensive in Vietnam was the most awesome display of aerial firepower yet seen. From the mighty B-52 bombing runs over the North to gunship strikes against Vietcong guerrillas, it spanned almost every type of mission and an extraordinary range of aircraft. This DVD uses the pick of combat footage to t...
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directed by Jonathan Moore, 1923-; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2008), 59 mins
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AKA Tommy Chong
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directed by Josh Gilbert, 1962- (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2010), 1 hour 17 mins
At the height of the Bush administration, Tommy Chong of Cheech and Chong was charged with selling bongs over the internet and sentenced to nine months in federal prison. As part of the government's $12 million 'Operation Pipe Dreams' drug paraphernalia sting operation, Chong, a vocal opponent of Bush's handling o...
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directed by Josh Gilbert, 1962- (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2010), 1 hour 17 mins
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All The Way Home
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directed by Lee R. Bobker; produced by Nathan Zucker, Dynamic Films (New York, NY: Dynamic Films), 30 mins
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directed by Lee R. Bobker; produced by Nathan Zucker, Dynamic Films (New York, NY: Dynamic Films), 30 mins
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American Cameraman
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directed by Steven Ivcich, fl. 1982 (Chicago, IL: Check The Gate Pictures, 2008), 54 mins
American Cameraman recounts the history of motion picture news, starting with the hand-cranked camera and ending with the dawn of video. From the silent newsreels through the first two decades of television, news cameramen were the prime movers of the news business. This film is the story of Bill Birch, who create...
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directed by Steven Ivcich, fl. 1982 (Chicago, IL: Check The Gate Pictures, 2008), 54 mins
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American Cowboy
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in Prelinger Collection, of United States. Library of Congress. Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Collection; produced by Ford Motor Company (New York, NY: MPO Productions, 1950, originally published 1950), 31 mins
This documentary, produced by Ford Motor Company, features the American Cowboy.
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in Prelinger Collection, of United States. Library of Congress. Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Collection; produced by Ford Motor Company (New York, NY: MPO Productions, 1950, originally published 1950), 31 mins
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American Experience, Scottsboro: An American Tragedy
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directed by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and Daniel Anker, 1964-2014; produced by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and Daniel Anker, 1964-2014, WGBH Educational Foundation and Social Media Productions, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 1 hour 23 mins
In March 1931, two white women stepped off a box car in Paint Rock, Alabama, with a shocking accusation of gang rape, by nine black teenagers on the train. So began the Scottsboro case, one of the 20th century's fieriest legal battles. The youths' trial generated the sharpest regional conflict since the Civil War,...
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directed by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and Daniel Anker, 1964-2014; produced by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and Daniel Anker, 1964-2014, WGBH Educational Foundation and Social Media Productions, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 1 hour 23 mins
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American Experience, Coney Island
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produced by Coney Island Film Project, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 1 hour 11 mins
Before there was Disneyland, there was Coney Island. By the turn of the century, this tiny piece of New York real estate was internationally famous. On summer Sundays, three great pleasure domes--Steeplechase, Luna Park and Dreamland--competed for the patronage of a half-million people. By day it was the world's m...
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produced by Coney Island Film Project, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 1 hour 11 mins
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