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Indian School: Stories of Survival
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 40 mins, 40 page(s)
This program explores the educational system developed by U.S. Army Captain Richard H. Pratt, in which Native-American children were removed from their tribal communities and confined to barracks-style schools. The DVD considers the emotional and physical abuse and the loss of culture suffered by Native-American c...
(Films Media Group, 2011), 40 mins, 40 page(s)
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The Kindness of Strangers: Altruism and Human Nature
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(Films Media Group, 2006), 55 mins, 55 page(s)
This DVD explores the concept of altruism and contrasts it with the instinct of self-preservation. It discusses genetic, psychological, and socioeconomic aspects of altruism.
(Films Media Group, 2006), 55 mins, 55 page(s)
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The Love Laboratory
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(Films Media Group, 1990), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
Psychologist John Gottman believes that he can predict the longevity of a relationship by observing the behavior and physiological patterns of each individual in that relationship. This program follows one young couple as they take part in Gottman’s latest experiment. It shows how he observes the couple through...
(Films Media Group, 1990), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
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Madness: A History
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(Films Media Group, 2001), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
This program shows how scientific understanding of mental illness has changed through history and discusses various historical treatment options. It offers manuscripts, photographs, and archival footage.
(Films Media Group, 2001), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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The Magic of Memory
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(Films Media Group, 1988), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
In this DVD, learning expert Michael Gruneberg explains his methods for enhancing learning speed, retention, and recall.
(Films Media Group, 1988), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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The Margaret Fuller Legacy: America’s First Feminist, 1810-1850
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(Films Media Group), 40 page(s)
In this program, host James H. Bride explores the life, times, and achievements of feminist and intellectual Margaret Fuller. The DVD considers Fuller’s transcendental period as editor of The Dial and through her personal relationships with Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. It also looks at her Conver...
(Films Media Group), 40 page(s)
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The New Generation: Vietnamese Americans Today
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(Films Media Group, 2000), 35 mins, 35 page(s)
Featuring candid interviews with first- and second-generation Vietnamese Americans, this program documents the process of refugee assimilation into U.S. culture. It highlights such issues as stresses on the family unit, gang membership, drug abuse, and feelings about U.S-Vietnamese government relations.
(Films Media Group, 2000), 35 mins, 35 page(s)
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Obvious Poverty: America’s Homeless
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(Films Media Group), 32 page(s)
This DVD explores the range of factors that often accompany homelessness, including addiction, mental illness, domestic abuse, and financial difficulties. It features interviews with homeless individuals.
(Films Media Group), 32 page(s)
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On the Edge: America’s Working Poor
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(Films Media Group), 22 page(s)
This ABC News program examines poverty in the U.S., which affects millions of employed citizens. It profiles a family of four whose combined annual income is $18,000 and presents a case study of two single mothers struggling with loans.
(Films Media Group), 22 page(s)
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Park Avenue: Money, Power, and the American Dream
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(Films Media Group, 2012), 1 hour 36 mins, 96 page(s)
This program explores how the gap between the rich and the poor has widened and suggests that this disparity will grow as the rich use their wealth to fund political campaigns.
(Films Media Group, 2012), 1 hour 36 mins, 96 page(s)
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