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Why The Florida Keys Still Need Support, A Year And A Half After Hurricane Irma
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produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
In March, FEMA ended its temporary housing program for people affected by Hurricane Irma, which slammed the Florida Keys in September 2017. But as rebuilding continues after one of the costliest storms in U.S. history, shelter for survivors and volunteers continues to be a major challenge in an area known for a cr...
produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up
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directed by Saul Landau, 1936-2013; produced by Saul Landau, 1936-2013 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2010), 1 hour 22 mins
WILL THE REAL TERRORIST PLEASE STAND UP chronicles half a century of hostile US-Cuba relations by telling the story of the "the Cuban five", intelligence agents sent to penetrate Cuban exile terrorist groups in Miami and now serving long prison sentences. The film highlights decades of assassinations and sabotage...
directed by Saul Landau, 1936-2013; produced by Saul Landau, 1936-2013 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2010), 1 hour 22 mins
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William McKinley, President McKinley and Escort
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The film begins by showing military personnel on horseback. The camera was positioned on a side street and photographed representatives of several different companies of American cavalry. Just as the film ends, foot soldiers and West Point cadets preceding the two horse-drawn carriages, one containing President Mc...
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William McKinley, President McKinley taking the oath
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This film records President McKinley taking the oath of office. The first camera position shows the seating arrangements prepared for the spectators and witnesses on the steps of the Capitol. At the time the film was taken, there were many empty seats. The second camera position shows the inaugural party during th...
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Winnie Wright, Age 11
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(Kartemquin Films, 1974), 27 mins

Winnie, the daughter of a steel worker and a teacher lives in Gage Park, a Chicago neighborhood that is changing from white to black. Her family struggles with racism, inflation and a threatened strike, as Winnie learns what it means to grow up white, working class, and female.

(Kartemquin Films, 1974), 27 mins
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With God On Our Side, Episode 1
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in With God On Our Side (Icarus Films, 1996), 57 mins

Post-War fundamentalism is marked by optimism, mass revival meetings, and disdain for worldly politics. But current events -- from America's growing anti-Communism to the election of Catholic John Kennedy to the Civil Rights movement -- prod evangelical Christians into the political arena. Dismayed by Supreme Cour...

in With God On Our Side (Icarus Films, 1996), 57 mins
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With God On Our Side, Episode 2
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in With God On Our Side (Icarus Films, 1996), 57 mins

The symbiotic alliance between Billy Graham and Richard Nixon foreshadows the coming union of religion and politics. The marriage is consummated in Kanahwa County, West Virginia, where national conservative strategists help escalate a local textbook controversy into a major conflagration of jailings, bombings, and...

in With God On Our Side (Icarus Films, 1996), 57 mins
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With God On Our Side, Episode 3
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in With God On Our Side (Icarus Films, 1996), 56 mins

After Vietnam and Watergate, America is looking for a Good Father, and despite media befuddlement at the 'born-again' Jimmy Carter, his religious faith helps convince voters he can heal the nation. Carter's election heralds a new era of evangelical engagement in every area of modern life, from broadcasting to bask...

in With God On Our Side (Icarus Films, 1996), 56 mins
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With God On Our Side, Episode 4
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in With God On Our Side (Icarus Films, 1996), 57 mins

Seizing the 'pro-family' agenda, New Right conservative strategists midwife a brood of new Christian political organizations, most notably Jerry Falwell's Moral Majority. These groups experience a heady overnight success, registering millions of evangelical voters and helping sweep Ronald Reagan into office. Yet o...

in With God On Our Side (Icarus Films, 1996), 57 mins
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With God On Our Side, Episode 5
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in With God On Our Side (Icarus Films, 1996), 57 mins

Anti-abortion activists cheered when Reagan named one of their own, C. Everett Koop, as Surgeon-General. By the mid-'80s, though, AIDS tragically hits home even in fundamentalist circles, and Koop splits from his former allies over the proper Christian response to this 'sign of God's judgment.' Hearing the call of...

in With God On Our Side (Icarus Films, 1996), 57 mins
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