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Biography, The La Guardia Story
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directed by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; produced by Jack Haley, Jr., 1933-2001, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1961), 37 mins
Archival footage gives an appealing picture of the pugnacious "Little Flower." Highlights of La Guardia's career are shown as well as the mayor's speeches, public appearances and radio talks by which he sustained himself through three terms (1934-1945) as a Republican mayor in a Democratic city.
directed by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; produced by Jack Haley, Jr., 1933-2001, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1961), 37 mins
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Biography, Huey Long
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directed by Alan Landsburg, 1933-; produced by Alan Landsburg, 1933-, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1962), 27 mins
It was said of Huey Long that he never forgot a person's face or name. This helped his political career immensely: People did not forget him either. This biography presents the story of populist Huey Long, who became first Governor and then Senator for Louisiana, before his assassination at the age of 42. The prog...
directed by Alan Landsburg, 1933-; produced by Alan Landsburg, 1933-, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1962), 27 mins
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Biography, J.F.K.: A Personal Story
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produced by Rhys Thomas, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005, originally published 1996), 1 hour 25 mins
Relive the glory moments of John F. Kennedy's life as BIOGRAPHY-® presents the compelling story of this unforgettable leader and the rich dynasty he left behind. John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr. will always be remembered as the youthful president who inspired America a charismatic leader who gave the nation a sense of...
produced by Rhys Thomas, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005, originally published 1996), 1 hour 25 mins
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Mao's Great Leap Forward
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produced by Nick Davidson; in Mao Tse Tung: China's Peasant Emperor, Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks), 7 mins
In the summer of 1958, Mao's Great Leap Forward was the greatest mobilization of people the world had ever seen. Grain production was expected to quadruple. Mao felt the country needed to produce more steel, so why shouldn'’t China'’s millions help the country to jump decades and industrialize overnight? Reports...
produced by Nick Davidson; in Mao Tse Tung: China's Peasant Emperor, Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks), 7 mins
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Civil War Journal, Dan Sickles: General Who Got Away With Murder
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directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Yann Debonne, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 39 mins
The Civil War produced some of the most colorful and controversial figures in American history, many of whose lives off the battlefield were every bit as fascinating as their heroic efforts during battle. One of the war's most intriguing characters was the fiery Daniel Sickles, a senator and Union general. Get to...
directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Yann Debonne, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 39 mins
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Civil War Journal, Freedom's Road: Slavery & The Opposition
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directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 47 mins
By the 19th century the United States was the only western country still practicing slavery. Every European nation had already abolished the practice of buying and selling human beings for labor. America's northern states had ended slavery too, but in the South the white community vowed to do anything necessary to...
directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 47 mins
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Class of the 20th Century, 1968-1969
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directed by Merrill M. Mazuer; produced by Merrill M. Mazuer, in Class of the 20th Century (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1991, originally published 1991), 47 mins
This program covers the years 1968-1969.
directed by Merrill M. Mazuer; produced by Merrill M. Mazuer, in Class of the 20th Century (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1991, originally published 1991), 47 mins
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The Cole Conspiracy
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directed by Carsten Oblaender; produced by Story House Productions, Inc. (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 1 hour 17 mins
Crewmen detail the fiery reality of the first major salvo in Al Qaeda's war on the United States. Hear from the crewmen who were aboard the destroyer. Footage shows the stricken vessel's struggle for survival. See how Al Qaeda planned and carried out the operation. The War on Terror began long before hijacked je...
directed by Carsten Oblaender; produced by Story House Productions, Inc. (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 1 hour 17 mins
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Eyewitness In Iraq
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directed by Sammy Jackson, fl. 1985 and Tracy Connors; produced by Sammy Jackson, fl. 1985 and Tracy Connors (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 46 mins
If a picture paints a thousand words, what will photographs from the Second Gulf War show us? This special focuses on the embedded photographers who traveled with fighting units on the cutting edge of the armored spear slicing into Iraq. The war was thereto be captured in all its raw truth by any photographer with...
directed by Sammy Jackson, fl. 1985 and Tracy Connors; produced by Sammy Jackson, fl. 1985 and Tracy Connors (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 46 mins
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Herbert Hoover & Huey Long
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directed by Alan Landsburg, 1933-; produced by Alan Landsburg, 1933-, A&E Television Networks (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1989, originally published 1989), 46 mins
The Great Depression crashed upon America in 1929. This program profiles Herbert Hoover, president from 1929 to 1933, and Huey Long—governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932, senator from 1932 to 1935, presidential hopeful, and victim of assassination—murdered at the height of his popularity.
directed by Alan Landsburg, 1933-; produced by Alan Landsburg, 1933-, A&E Television Networks (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1989, originally published 1989), 46 mins
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