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American Experience, Season 31, Episode 1, The Swamp
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directed by Randall MacLowry, 1963-; produced by Rebecca Taylor, fl. 1999 and Randall MacLowry, 1963-, Film Posse and WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience, Season 31, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 54 mins
The Swamp tells the dramatic story of humanity's attempts to conquer the Florida Everglades, one of nature's most mysterious and unique ecosystems. Home to a profusion of plants and animals found nowhere else on the continent, the Everglades was an immense watershed covering the southern half of the Florida penins...
directed by Randall MacLowry, 1963-; produced by Rebecca Taylor, fl. 1999 and Randall MacLowry, 1963-, Film Posse and WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience, Season 31, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 54 mins
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Country Music, Episode 2, Hard Times (1933 –1945)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012 and Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 53 mins
During the Great Depression and World War II, country music thrives and reaches bigger audiences. Gene Autry sets off a craze for singing cowboys, Bob Wills adapts jazz’s Big Band sound to create Texas Swing, and Roy Acuff becomes a star.
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012 and Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 53 mins
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History Behind the Headlines, The [Green] New Deal
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produced by Media Rich Learning, in History Behind the Headlines (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2019), 3 mins
Long before the Green New Deal, President Franklin Roosevelt introduced a bold plan to combat the Great Depression. He called it the New Deal. The mosaic of plans, programs, and reforms put Americans back to work and restored confidence in the US economy. It didn't break the depression altogether, but it changed t...
produced by Media Rich Learning, in History Behind the Headlines (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2019), 3 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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American Experience, Season 30, Episode 11, The Eugenics Crusade
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directed by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998; produced by Rafael de la Uz, fl. 2001, Connie Honeycutt, fl. 2011 and Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998, WGBH Boston, 42nd Parallel Films and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
The Eugenics Crusade tells the story of campaign to breed a “better” American race, tracing the rise of the movement that turned the fledgling science of heredity into a powerful instrument of social control.
directed by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998; produced by Rafael de la Uz, fl. 2001, Connie Honeycutt, fl. 2011 and Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998, WGBH Boston, 42nd Parallel Films and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 53 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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NOVA, Series 45, Episode 14, Last B-24
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directed by Kirk Wolfinger, fl. 1984; produced by Kirk Wolfinger, fl. 1984, Lone Wolf Media, in NOVA, Series 45, Episode 14 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
NOVA: Last B-24. In 1944 a smoking, battle-scarred B-24 Liberator bomber known as the Tulsamerican crashed into the choppy seas off the coast of Croatia, entombing three of its occupants under 135 feet of water. For years they were lost to the world - and their families. But in 2010, nearly seventy years after the...
directed by Kirk Wolfinger, fl. 1984; produced by Kirk Wolfinger, fl. 1984, Lone Wolf Media, in NOVA, Series 45, Episode 14 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 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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