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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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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, TR's 1869 Childhood European Trip
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produced by Pam Tubridy Baucom, fl. 1994-2009, Ken Burns, 1953- and Paul Barnes, 1951-, WETA Productions and Florentine Films, in The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 2 mins
In a scene cut from Episode 1 of "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History," this video discusses Theodore Roosevelt's childhood trip to Europe in 1869.
produced by Pam Tubridy Baucom, fl. 1994-2009, Ken Burns, 1953- and Paul Barnes, 1951-, WETA Productions and Florentine Films, in The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 2 mins
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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 3, Into the Fire: 1861-1896
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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 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
'Into the Fire' examines the most tumultuous and consequential period in African-American history: the Civil War and the end of slavery, and Reconstruction's thrilling but brief 'moment in the sun.' From the beginning, African Americans were agents of their liberation - by fleeing the plantations and taking up arm...
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 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
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The Men Who Built America: More 2 Version, A New War Begins
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directed by Patrick Reams, fl. 2001-2017; produced by Brainstorm Digital and Stephen David Entertainment, in The Men Who Built America: More 2 Version (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 1 hour 27 mins
The Men Who Built America profiles the men whose outsize drive, ambition, and business savvy constructed a bold vision for a modern America; this enhanced version of the series highlights additional historical context through extended interviews, factoids, and deep-dive stories. Out of the turmoil of the Civil Wa...
directed by Patrick Reams, fl. 2001-2017; produced by Brainstorm Digital and Stephen David Entertainment, in The Men Who Built America: More 2 Version (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 1 hour 27 mins
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The Bricks We Stand On
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produced by Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) Studios (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 18 mins
A featurette starring Douglas A. Blackmon about his research for the book upon which the film 'Slavery by Another Name' is based.
produced by Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) Studios (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 18 mins
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Master Builders: Featuring African American Architects in the Nation's Capital
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produced by Wil Stroman, fl. 2012, Equip Productions (Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 10 mins
Washington, D.C. is a tourist attraction, a place of monuments and landmarks, and the seat of the federal government. There are accredited schools of architecture at Howard University, the Catholic University of America and an architectural technology program at the University of the District of Columbia. D.C. is...
produced by Wil Stroman, fl. 2012, Equip Productions (Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 10 mins
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Slavery by Another Name
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directed by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989; produced by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989, Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) Studios (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 1 hour 26 mins
A Sundance Film Festival selection for 2012, this new documentary based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Wall Street Journal senior writer Douglas A. Blackmon, explores the little-known story of the post-Emancipation era and the labor practices and laws that effectively created a new form of slavery in the So...
directed by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989; produced by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989, Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) Studios (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 1 hour 26 mins
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The Ultimate Guide to the Presidents, Executive Retreat 1865-1901
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produced by Karga Seven Pictures, in The Ultimate Guide to the Presidents (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2012), 44 mins

"The Ultimate Guide to the Presidents" offers a fresh perspective on how the Oval Office has evolved over the past 200 years through stories about the 43 men who have served as commander-in-chief and the ebbs and flows of presidential power and responsibilities.

America after the Civil War was a traumatized countr...

produced by Karga Seven Pictures, in The Ultimate Guide to the Presidents (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2012), 44 mins
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Custer's Last Man: I Survived Little Big Horn
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directed by Ted Schillinger, fl. 1993; produced by Ted Schillinger, fl. 1993 and Jeremiah Joyce, fl. 2007-2013, Nick Davis Productions (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2011), 1 hour 28 mins
The Battle of the Little Big Horn is one of the most iconic events in American history. It is an amazing story, but until now it has never been fully told. Many questions still remain but one question remains above all the others, did any of Custer's soldiers survive? New evidence suggests that a soldier named Aug...
directed by Ted Schillinger, fl. 1993; produced by Ted Schillinger, fl. 1993 and Jeremiah Joyce, fl. 2007-2013, Nick Davis Productions (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2011), 1 hour 28 mins
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Immigrant from America
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directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 21 mins
Unlike every other immigrant to America, the Black African came to a land of bondage, not freedom. This provocative film explores how the African American has used education, economic strength, and political power to overcome a legacy of racist obstacles.
directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 21 mins
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