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Black Fiddlers: The Story
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directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
In 2004, Iris Thompson Chapman produced "The Life and Times of Joe Thompson," a documentary about the last known African American fiddler in North Carolina with a singular style that could be traced, in Joe Thompson’s own remarks, “all the way back to the 1700's". Joe's remarks inspired me to document Black f...
directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
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Poetry in America, 1, The Wound-Dresser
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directed by Elisa New, fl. 2018; presented by Elisa New, fl. 2018; produced by Verse Video Education, in Poetry in America, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 25 mins
Explore Walt Whitman’s “The Wound-Dresser,” set in the battlefield infirmaries and operating theaters of 1860s Washington, D.C. Actor David Strathairn, playwright Tony Kushner, composer Matthew Aucoin, opera star Davóne Tines, physician-writers Rafael Campo and Abraham Verghese, and historian Drew Faust joi...
directed by Elisa New, fl. 2018; presented by Elisa New, fl. 2018; produced by Verse Video Education, in Poetry in America, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 25 mins
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Untold: America Explained, 79, Civil War Innovation & Technology
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained, 79 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 3 mins
It was the most destructive conflict in US history – but the American Civil War also saw the emergence of new technologies and innovations born from a will to win.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained, 79 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 3 mins
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Untold: America Explained, 80, Civil War Hospitals
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained, 80 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 3 mins
The medical hospitals established during the American Civil War helped save thousands of lives – and change how the US military cares for troops to this day.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained, 80 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 3 mins
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Untold: America Explained, 81, The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained, 81 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 3 mins
The Lincoln Douglas Debates of 1858 were some of the most controversial in US history. Having deepened the divide between North and South – they helped bring the nation to war.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained, 81 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 3 mins
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Untold: America Explained, 82, Women of the Civil War
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained, 82 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 3 mins
Women weren’t just spectators of the American Civil War – they played a vital role in the home, the workplace, the battlefield and beyond.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained, 82 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 3 mins
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Untold: America Explained, 83, War on the Water: Civil War Navies
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained, 83 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 3 mins
The American Civil War wasn’t just fought on land – it took place on rivers and seas too. But the contrast between Union and Confederate navies could not have been more stark.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained, 83 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 3 mins
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Untold: Hidden Figures, 33, Elizabeth Keckley: From Slavery to the White House
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Figures, 33 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
She was enslaved at birth – but became the first lady’s favorite dressmaker and the author of a sensational memoir that shocked the nation. So who was Elizabeth Keckley?
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Figures, 33 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
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Untold: Museum of Artifacts that made America, 34, The Cannon: How The Cannon Revolutionised The Way Battles Were Fought
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Museum of Artifacts that made America, 34 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
Long range, high calibre weapons – the cannon helped propel the Union to victory. But how did the technological advances that took place during the Civil War change the game?
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Museum of Artifacts that made America, 34 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
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Untold: Power to the People, 9, The Bloodiest Race Riot in US History
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Power to the People, 9 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
It began as a protest against the Conscription Act of 1863 – but quickly descended into the bloodiest race riot in US history. So why did New York’s White working class kill at least 120 people during the New York Draft Riots?
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Power to the People, 9 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
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