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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 5, Rise!: 1940-1986
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directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
'Rise!' examines the long road to civil rights, when the deep contradictions in American society finally became unsustainable. African Americans who fought fascism in World War II came home to face the same old racial violence. But mass media - from print to radio and TV - broadcast that injustice, planting seeds...
directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
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The Color of Justice
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directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011, originally published 1970), 24 mins
Throughout our history, the African American's struggle for freedom has been linked to decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court. This documentary recounts the long and troubled judicial journey from the Dred Scott Decision in 1857 to Brown vs. the Board of Education in 1954.
directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011, originally published 1970), 24 mins
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Declassified, 9, Radical America, Left & Right
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produced by Susan Shearer, in Declassified, 9 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006, originally published 2005), 46 mins
Explore the explosive history of American radicalism from the Revolution to the Black Panthers and beyond. Secrets held for decades are exposed in this incisive series. Go inside organizations like the Weather Underground and the Aryan brotherhood. Highly-placed sources and leading experts reveal long-suppressed...
produced by Susan Shearer, in Declassified, 9 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006, originally published 2005), 46 mins
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Portrait in Black: A. Philip Randolph
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produced by Tracy Sugarman and Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 11 mins
In candid reminiscences, A. Philip Randolph recalls his historic confrontations with American Presidents Roosevelt and Kennedy. His courageous battle helped force open the door of equality for African American men and women workers. We see why this fearless Black leader became a legend in the American labor moveme...
produced by Tracy Sugarman and Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 11 mins
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United News, Release 1042, 1945
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in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1945, originally published 1945), 11 mins
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. German citizens return to their devastated homes as U.S. Army civil affairs units restore order and prepare for rationing food. 2. Ground and aerial views of a new British jet plane. 3. American cigarettes and candy are given to Russian troops at a...
in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1945, originally published 1945), 11 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with Abbott Low Moffat, 1982
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 20 mins
Abbot Low Moffat was the head of the Division of Southeast Asian Affairs in the United States Department of State from 1944–1947. He details Franklin Roosevelt’s plans for a post-colonial Indochina, and notes that this direction was reversed under President Truman. He recalls the divisions within the State Dep...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 20 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with Archimedes L. A. Patti, 1981
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 1 hour 17 mins
Archimedes Patti was an officer in the United States Army and, after World War Two, the Office of Strategic Services. Mr. Patti describes the U.S. position on Southeast Asia during World War Two, and the emerging Vietnamese Independence Movement. He describes his first meetings with Ho Chi Minh and details the ass...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 1 hour 17 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Vietnam Interview: Nguyen Si Que
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produced by WGBH Boston, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 2011), 13 mins
Nguyen Si Que lived in colonial French Indochina. In this interview he recounts the May 1, 1930 demonstration against the French in which colonial soldiers fired into the crowd and killed seven people. More demonstrations and repressions followed, continuing throughout this early period of the revolutionary moveme...
produced by WGBH Boston, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 2011), 13 mins
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