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Frontline, Season 32, Battle Zones: Ukraine & Syria
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directed by James Jones, fl. 2014; presented by Muhammad Ali, fl. 2012-2014 and James Jones, fl. 2014; produced by James Jones, fl. 2014, Missy Frederick, fl. 2007-2016 and Jamie Doran, Frontline (Television program), in Frontline, Season 32 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 56 mins

Battle for Ukraine: The unrest in Ukraine in early 2014 has provoked one of the biggest confrontations between Russia and the United States since the Cold War. FRONTLINE's James Jones (Secret State of North Korea) delivers a chilling look at both sides of the ongoing fight--revealing firsthand the deep-seated hatr...

directed by James Jones, fl. 2014; presented by Muhammad Ali, fl. 2012-2014 and James Jones, fl. 2014; produced by James Jones, fl. 2014, Missy Frederick, fl. 2007-2016 and Jamie Doran, Frontline (Television program), in Frontline, Season 32 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 56 mins
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Hadrian
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directed by John Trefor; produced by John Trefor (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008, originally published 2008), 1 hour
Emperor Hadrian is well known for his eponymous wall. 70 miles long, it was a prodigious feat and remains one of the greatest physical remnants of the Roman Empire. But in reality, the wall was nothing more than a sideshow ...
directed by John Trefor; produced by John Trefor (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008, originally published 2008), 1 hour
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Illuminations: Private Lives of Medieval Kings, Episode 2, What a King Should Know
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directed by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014; produced by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014, Oxford Film and Television, in Illuminations: Private Lives of Medieval Kings, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins
Dr Janina Ramirez unlocks the secrets of medieval illuminated manuscripts and shows how they gave power to the king and united the kingdom in an age of plague, warfare and rebellion. She discovers that Edward III used the manuscripts he read as a boy to prepare him for his great victory at the battle of Crecy and...
directed by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014; produced by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014, Oxford Film and Television, in Illuminations: Private Lives of Medieval Kings, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins
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Search for Destiny, Part 1
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directed by Matthew Hall; produced by Mark Brightman, in Search for Destiny (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001, originally published 2000), 53 mins
The Middle East in 1900 was largely dominated by the Ottoman Empire. When that empire sided with Germany against Britain in World War I the British incited the Arabs to rebel against their Ottoman rulers. To lure the United States into alliance with Britain the Jewish Zionists were promised their historical homela...
directed by Matthew Hall; produced by Mark Brightman, in Search for Destiny (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001, originally published 2000), 53 mins
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Search for Destiny, Part 2
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directed by Matthew Hall; produced by Mark Brightman, in Search for Destiny (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001, originally published 2000), 53 mins
World War II saw the Arabs driven by British colonialism to support the Axis. Lebanon and Syria gained their independence from France during the war, but Britain sought to maintain its dominion over the Holy Land and other areas of the Middle East. The Haganah, Irgun, and Stern organizations sought successfully to...
directed by Matthew Hall; produced by Mark Brightman, in Search for Destiny (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001, originally published 2000), 53 mins
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A Time There Was: Stories from the Last Days of Kenya Colony
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directed by Donald McWilliams, 1935-; produced by Adam Symansky, fl. 1977-2010 and Marcy Page, fl. 1977-2015, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins

This autobiographical documentary revisits the Mau Mau Rebellion of the 1950s. More than 50 years after the conflict, in which the director participated as a young British soldier stationed in Kenya for his national service, he confronts his past with audacity and unflinching self-inquiry.

Combining McWilliams' ow...

directed by Donald McWilliams, 1935-; produced by Adam Symansky, fl. 1977-2010 and Marcy Page, fl. 1977-2015, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins
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A Time There Was: Stories from the last days of Kenya Colony
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directed by Donald McWilliams, 1935-; produced by Adam Symansky, fl. 1977-2010 and Marcy Page, fl. 1977-2015, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins
This autobiographical documentary revisits the Mau Mau Rebellion of the 1950s. More than 50 years after the conflict, in which the director participated as a young British soldier stationed in Kenya for his national service, he confronts his past with audacity and unflinching self-inquiry. Combining McWilliams' ow...
directed by Donald McWilliams, 1935-; produced by Adam Symansky, fl. 1977-2010 and Marcy Page, fl. 1977-2015, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins
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Timewatch, Palestine: The First Intifada
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produced by Antonia Benedek, fl. 1976-1989, in Timewatch (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 2 hours 1 mins
The Intifada, as the Palestinians call their uprising against the Israeli military occupation of their land, has been characterised by acts of violence from both sides. However, 50 years ago it was the British who were the focus of a rebellion by Palestinian Arabs. Timewatch investigates that uprising, talking to...
produced by Antonia Benedek, fl. 1976-1989, in Timewatch (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 2 hours 1 mins
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World: A Television History, Season 1, Episode 26, The Modern World
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directed by John Selwyn Gilbert, 1943-; produced by John Selwyn Gilbert, 1943-, in World: A Television History, Season 1, Episode 26 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1985, originally published 1985), 34 mins
Postwar reconstruction. East-West conflict grows; the Cold War. Colonial and post colonial wars erupt in southeastern Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Man's major achievements in the sciences and social systems.
directed by John Selwyn Gilbert, 1943-; produced by John Selwyn Gilbert, 1943-, in World: A Television History, Season 1, Episode 26 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1985, originally published 1985), 34 mins
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