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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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American Experience, JFK: Part One
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directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 54 mins
Part One follows JFK's rise to power. Jack Kennedy first bursts onto the national stage as a war hero, and with his congressional win, Kennedy rises in power and influence.
directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 54 mins
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Biography, Helen Thomas: The First Lady of the Press
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in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 47 mins
A biographical sketch of the life of Helen Thomas and how she came to be known as 'the first lady of the press.'
in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 47 mins
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Biography, Pat Nixon, Behind The Smile
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produced by Eileen M. Lucas and Maura Minsky, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1999), 42 mins
A biographical sketch of Pat Nixon, the wife of U.S. President Richard Nixon, detailing her life as First Lady, her political interests, and her struggle to recover from a stroke that left her half paralyzed.
produced by Eileen M. Lucas and Maura Minsky, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1999), 42 mins
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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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A Decisive Moment
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(Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 39 mins
This video features the often dramatic climaxes of American presidential elections since 1948. One question often asked by people with an interest in politics is whether US presidential elections always have a Decisive Moment, a statement, a mistake, or an event that decides the race and puts one of the two candid...
(Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 39 mins
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Declassified, 8, Viet Cong
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produced by Susan Shearer, in Declassified, 8 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008), 39 mins
The battle for the place that came to be known as Hamburger Hill was perhaps the classic conflict of the Vietnam War. Piecing together newly disclosed stories, we learn how American commanders made the mistake of fighting this battle as they fought WWII.
produced by Susan Shearer, in Declassified, 8 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008), 39 mins
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The Democratic Promise: Saul Alinsky and His Legacy
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directed by Bruce Orenstein, fl. 1999 and Bob Hercules; produced by Bob Hercules and Bruce Orenstein, fl. 1999 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1999), 56 mins
This exceptional and compelling documentary, narrated by Alec Baldwin, examines the life and legacy of legendary community organizer Saul Alinsky. From the late 1930s until his death in 1972, Alinsky led the movement to empower disenfranchised communities through collective action. Today, hundreds of community org...
directed by Bruce Orenstein, fl. 1999 and Bob Hercules; produced by Bob Hercules and Bruce Orenstein, fl. 1999 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1999), 56 mins
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The Fidel Castro Tapes
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directed by Tom Jennings, 1961-; produced by Liza Maddrey, fl. 2005-2014, 1895 Films (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 55 mins
In 1959, Fidel Castro rose to power in Cuba. He has been one of the most controversial figures in the world ever since. This is the story of the Cuban dictator's turbulent career, told in part through media reports, rare images and recordings.
directed by Tom Jennings, 1961-; produced by Liza Maddrey, fl. 2005-2014, 1895 Films (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 55 mins
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Great Speeches Video Series, Great Speeches 2
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produced by Educational Video Group, in Great Speeches Video Series (Greenwood, IN: Educational Video Group, 2004), 1 hour 41 mins
This video features five critical speeches: Winston Churchill's two wartime speeches; Adlai Stevenson's Cuban Missile Crisis speech to the UN; Richard Nixon's 'Checkers' speech; Barbara Jordan's statement on impeachment; and Golda Meir's 'Peace in the Middle East' speech.
produced by Educational Video Group, in Great Speeches Video Series (Greenwood, IN: Educational Video Group, 2004), 1 hour 41 mins
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