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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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Armada: The Untold Story, Part 2, The Battle for England
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directed by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993; produced by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993 and Robin Dashwood, 1972-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Armada: The Untold Story, Part 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 53 mins
The Battle for England is part of the insightful BBC history series Armada: The Untold Story which examines the long lasting effects of this game-changing battle.
directed by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993; produced by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993 and Robin Dashwood, 1972-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Armada: The Untold Story, Part 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 53 mins
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Armada: The Untold Story, Part 3, Endgame
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directed by Simon Winchcombe, fl. 2008; produced by Simon Winchcombe, fl. 2008 and Robin Dashwood, 1972-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Armada: The Untold Story, Part 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 mins
Endgame is the final episode in the revelatory BBC history series Armada: The Untold Story which examines the wide reaching effects that the Armada had on European politics and history.
directed by Simon Winchcombe, fl. 2008; produced by Simon Winchcombe, fl. 2008 and Robin Dashwood, 1972-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Armada: The Untold Story, Part 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 mins
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Biography, Emperor Hirohito
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in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1963), 26 mins
This documentary examines the early days of Hirohito's reign through his role in Japan's miraculous post-war resurgence.
in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1963), 26 mins
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Empires, Egypt's Golden Empire
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directed by James Hawes, fl. 1990-2014; produced by Richard Bradley, fl. 1990, in Empires (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001, originally published 2001), 2 hours 43 mins
In 1570 B.C., Rome was a marsh, the Acropolis an empty rock, but Egypt was 1,000 years old. The pyramid-builders were gone, yet Egypt still awaited its New Kingdom, an empire forged by conquest and remembered for eons. This documentary comes to life through letters and records evoking the passion and riches of a t...
directed by James Hawes, fl. 1990-2014; produced by Richard Bradley, fl. 1990, in Empires (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001, originally published 2001), 2 hours 43 mins
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France Actualites, March 23, 1945
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produced by Les Actualites Francaises, in France Actualites (Bry-sur-Marne, Ile de France, 1945, originally published 1945), 11 mins
produced by Les Actualites Francaises, in France Actualites (Bry-sur-Marne, Ile de France, 1945, originally published 1945), 11 mins
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From Congo to Zaire
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directed by Olivier Moser and Frederic Tadino (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 2 mins
The Congo, the largest country in Central Africa, was granted its independence from Belgium in 1960. This riveting historical documentary, using a wealth of archival material, illustrates how the legacy of colonialism effected modern Congo, led first by Patrice Lumumba, then by General Mobutu for thirty years. Fro...
directed by Olivier Moser and Frederic Tadino (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 2 mins
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Great Blunders in History, Suez Crisis
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 28 mins
This program examines the Suez Crisis, through which Britain and France were totally discredited and the career of British Prime Minister Anthony Eden was ruined.
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 28 mins
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Ho Chi Minh
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directed by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016; produced by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016, Reuters Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997, originally published 1996), 27 mins
In Vietnam, one of the last communist nations, Ho Chi Minh remains the father figure for the nation. For many in the West there remains a fascination with Uncle Ho, the frail, idealistic leader who against seemingly insurmountable odds humiliated two of the world's strongest armies, the American and the French. Th...
directed by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016; produced by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016, Reuters Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997, originally published 1996), 27 mins
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Infamous Assassinations, 18, The Assassination of Charles de Gaulle
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directed by Nicolas Wright, fl. 2003; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Infamous Assassinations, 18 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007, originally published 2007), 26 mins
There were three attempts to kill General de Gaulle, all of which were unsuccessful. The first was by German snipers in Paris 1945. The second was on 8 September 1961, when a plastic charge was fired at his car by a gang controlled by Raoul Salan. The third attempt was on 22 August 1962, when his car was raked by...
directed by Nicolas Wright, fl. 2003; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Infamous Assassinations, 18 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007, originally published 2007), 26 mins
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