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American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part One, A Place Beyond the Sky
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directed by Robert Stone; produced by Ray Rothrock, Keith Haviland and Daniel Aegerter, Robert Stone Productions, in American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part One (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 53 mins
A Place Beyond the Sky begins in 1957 and tracks the early years of the space race as the United States struggles to catch up with the Soviet Union.
directed by Robert Stone; produced by Ray Rothrock, Keith Haviland and Daniel Aegerter, Robert Stone Productions, in American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part One (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 53 mins
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Country Music, Episode 3, The Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945 –1953)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012, Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 53 mins
Country music adapts to the cultural changes of post-war society. Bill Monroe and Earl Scruggs transform string band music into Bluegrass. Out of the bars comes a new sound and songs about drinking, cheating, and heartbreak: Honky Tonk.
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012, Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 53 mins
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Country Music, Episode 4, I Can’t Stop Loving You (1953 –1963)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012, Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 51 mins
In Memphis, the confluence of blues and hillbilly music at Sun Studios gives birth to “rockabilly,” the precursor of rock and roll. Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash are at the forefront. Nashville has become Music City USA.
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012, Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 51 mins
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History Behind the Headlines, United States vs North Korea
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produced by Media Rich Learning, in History Behind the Headlines (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2019), 5 mins
The Cold War never ended on the Korean Peninsula. Thirty years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the great geopolitical struggle of the twentieth century continues to shape foreign relations throughout Asia and perpetuates the most explosive rivalry in the world.
produced by Media Rich Learning, in History Behind the Headlines (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2019), 5 mins
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American Experience, Season 30, Episode 2, The Secret of Tuxedo Park
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Nazenet Habtezghi, 1977- and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Educational Foundation, American Experience Films and Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
The Secret of Tuxedo Park tells a long-overlooked story of an individual who helped alter the course of history in World War II.
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Nazenet Habtezghi, 1977- and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Educational Foundation, American Experience Films and Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
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American Experience, Season 30, Episode 7, The Chinese Exclusion Act
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directed by Ric Burns, 1955- and Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984; produced by Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984, Robin Espinola, fl. 1996, Ric Burns, 1955-, Kathryn Clinard, fl. 2013, Nat Rosa, fl. 2015 and Greg Sorin, fl. 2014, Steeplechase Films, Center for Asian American Media, New-York Historical Society and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 2 hours 40 mins
Examine the origin, history and impact of the 1882 law that made it illegal for Chinese workers to come to America and for Chinese nationals already here ever to become U.S. citizens.
directed by Ric Burns, 1955- and Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984; produced by Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984, Robin Espinola, fl. 1996, Ric Burns, 1955-, Kathryn Clinard, fl. 2013, Nat Rosa, fl. 2015 and Greg Sorin, fl. 2014, Steeplechase Films, Center for Asian American Media, New-York Historical Society and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 2 hours 40 mins
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Isaac Pope: The Spirit of An American Century
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directed by Rock Grant, fl. 2018; produced by Rock Grant, fl. 2018, Paula J. Caplan Productions (Paula J. Caplan Productions, 2018), 58 mins
This is the story of Isaac Pope - an African-American centenarian, grandson of slaves, son of sharecroppers, and unassuming WWII veteran and unsung hero of the civil rights and workers' rights movements. This film gives viewers an intimate view of 100 years of American history captured through Isaac Pope’s spell...
directed by Rock Grant, fl. 2018; produced by Rock Grant, fl. 2018, Paula J. Caplan Productions (Paula J. Caplan Productions, 2018), 58 mins
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America: Promised Land, Part 2
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directed by Jamie Crawford, fl. 2006 and Dan Clifton, fl. 2000-2015; produced by Nutopia, in America: Promised Land (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2017), 1 hour 40 mins
America: Promised Land chronicles the massive immigration patterns of ethnic groups to the United States, anchored by interviews with descendants of ancestors and geographical imagery that showcases the history of how America was populated. Sparked by the Industrial Revolution, a wave of migrants flood the United...
directed by Jamie Crawford, fl. 2006 and Dan Clifton, fl. 2000-2015; produced by Nutopia, in America: Promised Land (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2017), 1 hour 40 mins
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Meet the Trumps: From Immigrant To President
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directed by Paul Berczeller, fl. 2002 and Mark Radice, fl. 2000-2016; presented by Matt Frei, 1963-; produced by Paul Berczeller, fl. 2002 and Bernadette Ross, fl. 2001, 72 Films (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 48 mins
The remarkable true story of Donald Trump’s family history – one of the most extraordinary immigration success stories ever told – and what this background reveals about the United States’ 45th president. Drawing on an incredible archive, it looks back at Trumps' roots, from his immigrant German grandfathe...
directed by Paul Berczeller, fl. 2002 and Mark Radice, fl. 2000-2016; presented by Matt Frei, 1963-; produced by Paul Berczeller, fl. 2002 and Bernadette Ross, fl. 2001, 72 Films (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 48 mins
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Tell Them We Are Rising
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directed by Marco Williams, 1956- and Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stacey Holman, fl. 1999, Cyndee Readdean, fl. 2004, Marco Williams, 1956- and Stanley Nelson, 1955-, Firelight Media (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 22 mins
A haven for Black intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries - and path of promise toward the American dream - Black colleges and universities have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field. They have been unapologetically Black for more than 150 years. For the first time e...
directed by Marco Williams, 1956- and Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stacey Holman, fl. 1999, Cyndee Readdean, fl. 2004, Marco Williams, 1956- and Stanley Nelson, 1955-, Firelight Media (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 22 mins
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