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Untold: America Explained, 88, Japanese American Prison Camps on U.S. Soil
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained, 88 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
In 1942, at the height of the Second World War, President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorised the incarceration of approximately 110,000 Japanese-Americans in the American West. But was Executive Order 9066 a step too far?
produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained, 88 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
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Untold: Things You Didn't Know, 89, The Secret Balloons that Bombed America
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In 1944, Imperial Japan attacked the West Coast of America with hundreds of balloon bombs flown 6,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean. They took the lives of five Oregon school children and their teacher – and remain a threat to this day.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Things You Didn't Know, 89 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
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Weekends with Yankee, Season, Episode 4, New England Style
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presented by Amy Traverso, fl. 2017 and Richard Wiese, 1959-; produced by Lea Furutani, fl. 2009, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Weekends with Yankee, Season, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 23 mins
Richard Wiese explores Essex, Connecticut, starting with the old Steamboat Dock at the Connecticut River Museum. Amy Traverso visits the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, where a young couple from Paris offer a taste of modern Paris infused with West African roots. And in Manchester, New Hampshire, get a tour of th...
presented by Amy Traverso, fl. 2017 and Richard Wiese, 1959-; produced by Lea Furutani, fl. 2009, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Weekends with Yankee, Season, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 23 mins
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American Experience, The Codebreaker
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directed by Chana Gazit, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Chana Gazit, fl. 1988-2017 and Hilary Klotz Steinman, fl. 2005, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 53 mins
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: The Codebreaker tells the story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, a groundbreaking cryptanalyst who helped develop the codebreaking methods that led to the creation of the powerful new science of cryptology.
directed by Chana Gazit, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Chana Gazit, fl. 1988-2017 and Hilary Klotz Steinman, fl. 2005, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 53 mins
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American Experience, Season 33, Episode 2, Voice of Freedom
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Emily Harrold, fl. 2012 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 33, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 41 mins
Follow the story of singer Marian Anderson, whose talent broke down barriers around the world. Narrated by Renée Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton), Voice of Freedom explores questions about talent, race, fame, democracy and the American soul.
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Emily Harrold, fl. 2012 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 33, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 41 mins
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American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 1, The Crossing
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013, WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 55 mins
"There is a very stark line between before boot camp and after boot camp," a veteran recalls. As recruits take the oath to serve, they leave the civilian world to become a soldier, sailor, marine, airman or woman. This is the start of their transformation. Narrated by TV host and former Marine Drew Carey.
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013, WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 55 mins
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American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 2, The Mission
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013, WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 55 mins
Military life shapes service men and women in profound and unexpected ways. A young Coast Guard recruit who helped ferry soldiers to fight and die on D-Day. A pilot based in Nevada who remotely guided bomber drones over Afghanistan. A young Marine who rose to become the first Latina general. Narrated by Senator Ta...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013, WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 55 mins
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American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 4, The Reckoning
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directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013, WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 55 mins
"Those who went into the service and those who did not, we are two different realities," a veteran decides. But there are differences from vet to vet, too. Reflecting on their service, veterans ask how they and civilians can move America forward together. Narrated by J.R. Martinez, Army veteran, actor and motivati...
directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013, WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 55 mins
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Crash Course US History, The New Deal
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in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 14 mins
In which John Green teaches you about the New Deal, which was president Franklin D. Roosevelt's plan to pull the united States out of the Great Depression of the 1930's. Did it work? Maybe. John will teach you about some of the most effective and some of the best known programs of the New Deal. They weren't always...
in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 14 mins
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Crash Course US History, World War II Part 1
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in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 13 mins
In which John Green teaches you about World War II, a subject so big, it takes up two episodes. This week, John will teach you how the United States got into the war, and just how involved America was before Congress actually declared war. John will actually talk a little about the military tactics involved, and h...
in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 13 mins
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