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Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 3, Interview with Margaret Washington, Associate Professor of History, Cornell University.  3 of 4
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directed by Jacquie Jones, 1965-; produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 6 mins
Margaret Washington is interviewed about the significance of Philadelphia in the 1790s, Richard Allen, the life of Jarena Lee and her spiritual conversion, Thomas Jefferson and modern racism, black labor at Monticello, the impact of the cotton gin, the end of the Atlantic slave trade, Gabriel's Rebellion, formatio...
directed by Jacquie Jones, 1965-; produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 6 mins
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Growth of A Nation, 1, Securing the Republic
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produced by Media Rich Learning, in Growth of A Nation, 1 (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 32 mins
In the early years of the republic, partisan political infighting and external threats imperiled America’s experiment in democracy. Jefferson’s first election was called the “revolution of 1800”—while a real war (against an old foe) exploded in 1812. The United States survived and thrived during the era,...
produced by Media Rich Learning, in Growth of A Nation, 1 (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 32 mins
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Growth of A Nation, 2, Democracy in America
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produced by Media Rich Learning, in Growth of A Nation, 2 (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 30 mins
President Andrew Jackson’s 1828 election was made possible by a groundswell in popular democracy. While white male suffrage spread throughout the states and into the newly developed territories. At the same time, women, free African-Americans, and American Indians were disenfranchised. The era witnessed the furt...
produced by Media Rich Learning, in Growth of A Nation, 2 (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 30 mins
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Growth of A Nation, 3, Expansion and Reform
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produced by Media Rich Learning, in Growth of A Nation, 3 (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 25 mins
Advances in manufacturing and transportation spurred a great economic expansion in the early 1900s. This fascinating process helped forge a national identity, but fueled growing regional tensions. The turbulent transformation spurred one of the greatest burst of reformism in American history. Countless reform move...
produced by Media Rich Learning, in Growth of A Nation, 3 (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 25 mins
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Hamilton: Building America
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produced by Emily M. Bernstein, fl. 1991-2017, Peacock Productions (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2017), 1 hour 24 mins
This two-hour documentary captures the amazing life and times of our nation's forgotten founding father: Alexander Hamilton. Exploring the iconic American political and financial institutions he helped to create, from the US Mint and Wall Street to the two-party political system, we'll examine Hamilton's enormous...
produced by Emily M. Bernstein, fl. 1991-2017, Peacock Productions (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2017), 1 hour 24 mins
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Great Minds with Dan Harmon, Episode 7, Betsy Ross
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directed by Heath Cullens, fl. 2010-2017; presented by Dan Harmon, 1973-; produced by Matador Content and Starburns Industries, in Great Minds with Dan Harmon, Episode 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2016), 11 mins
In "Great Minds", Dan Harmon meets with the greatest minds of history for an in-depth conversation about their lives, followed by mini excursions out into the world. Dan Harmon takes his Community fortune and builds a Time Machine. His "guest" from the past is Betsy Ross (Sarah Silverman). Betsy takes an interest...
directed by Heath Cullens, fl. 2010-2017; presented by Dan Harmon, 1973-; produced by Matador Content and Starburns Industries, in Great Minds with Dan Harmon, Episode 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2016), 11 mins
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10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 2, Episode 2, The White House
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presented by Henry Rollins, 1961-; produced by Asylum Entertainment, in 10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 2, Episode 2 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 44 mins
In "10 Things You Don't Know About", punk rock icon Henry Rollins uncovers crazy twists and tidbits behind the historical tales, figures, and places you only thought you knew. Whether he's analyzing centuries-old documents at the National Archives or exploring the inside of a dead gangster's speakeasy, he's on a m...
presented by Henry Rollins, 1961-; produced by Asylum Entertainment, in 10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 2, Episode 2 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 44 mins
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10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 2, Episode 3, The Founding Fathers
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directed by Stuart Chait, 1980-; presented by Henry Rollins, 1961-; produced by Henry Rollins, 1961-, Asylum Entertainment, in 10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 2, Episode 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 44 mins
In "10 Things You Don't Know About", punk rock icon Henry Rollins uncovers crazy twists and tidbits behind the historical tales, figures, and places you only thought you knew. Whether he's analyzing centuries-old documents at the National Archives or exploring the inside of a dead gangster's speakeasy, he's on a m...
directed by Stuart Chait, 1980-; presented by Henry Rollins, 1961-; produced by Henry Rollins, 1961-, Asylum Entertainment, in 10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 2, Episode 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 44 mins
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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 1, The Black Atlantic: 1500-1800
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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 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2013), 56 mins
'The Black Atlantic' explores the global experiences that created the African-American people. Beginning a century before the first documented '20-and-odd' slaves who arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, the episode portrays the earliest Africans, slave and free, who arrived on these shores. The transatlantic slave tra...
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 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2013), 56 mins
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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 2, The Age of Slavery: 1800-1860
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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 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2013), 56 mins
'The Age of Slavery' illustrates how black lives changed dramatically in the aftermath of the American Revolution. For free black people, these years were a time of opportunity, but for most African Americans, the era represented a new nadir. King Cotton fueled the rapid expansion of slavery into new territories a...
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 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2013), 56 mins
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