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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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Big Picture, The Muckrakers
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produced by Media Rich Learning, in Big Picture (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2018), 5 mins
In October 1902, a new issue of McClure's Magazine hit the newsstands. The popular monthly had built a reputation on publishing the best literature of the day. Now it introduced a new style of probing journalism to its demanding readers. McClure's core of crusading journalists became torchbearers for social change...
produced by Media Rich Learning, in Big Picture (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2018), 5 mins
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Water Trilogy, Stolen Paradise
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directed by Jesse Dizard, fl. 2011; produced by Jesse Dizard, fl. 2011, Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, in Water Trilogy (Chico, CA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, 2018), 30 mins
Aside from the technical details of reservoir site selection and the engineering virtuosity of dam and aqueduct construction, this film is concerned with putting contemporary circumstances into historical context and asks 'how did we get here?' Interviews with tribal members reveal the abiding sense of stewardship...
directed by Jesse Dizard, fl. 2011; produced by Jesse Dizard, fl. 2011, Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, in Water Trilogy (Chico, CA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, 2018), 30 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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10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 3, Episode 2, Texas
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directed by Stuart Chait, 1980-; presented by Henry Rollins, 1961-; produced by Asylum Entertainment, in 10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 3, Episode 2 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins

In "10 Things You Don't Know About", punk rock icon Henry Rollins uncovers crazy twists and tidbits behind the historical tales, figures, and places you only thought you knew. Whether he's analyzing centuries-old documents at the National Archives or exploring the inside of a dead gangster's speakeasy, he's on a m...

directed by Stuart Chait, 1980-; presented by Henry Rollins, 1961-; produced by Asylum Entertainment, in 10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 3, Episode 2 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins
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American Experience, Edison
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directed by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 2014; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Michelle Ferrari, fl. 2014, Insignia Films, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 53 mins
By the time he died in 1931, Thomas Alva Edison was one of the most famous men in the world. The holder of more patents than any other inventor in history, Edison had achieved glory as the genius behind such revolutionary inventions as sound recording, motion pictures, and electric light. Born on the threshold of...
directed by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 2014; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Michelle Ferrari, fl. 2014, Insignia Films, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 53 mins
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American Experience, The Big Burn
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
Inspired by Timothy Egan’s best-selling book, The Big Burn is the dramatic story of an unimaginable wildfire that swept across the Northern Rockies in the summer of 1910. The fire devoured more than three million acres in 36 hours, confronting the fledgling U.S. Forest Service with a catastrophe that would defin...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
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American Experience, The Rise and Fall of Penn Station
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directed by Randall MacLowry, 1963-; produced by Randall MacLowry, 1963- and Michael Rossi, fl. 2005-2014, Film Posse, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
New York's Pennsylvania Station opened to the public in 1910. The station was a massive civil engineering project, covering nearly eight acres and requiring the construction of 16 miles of underground tunnels. No one could imagine that this architectural marvel built for the ages would be torn down a few decades l...
directed by Randall MacLowry, 1963-; produced by Randall MacLowry, 1963- and Michael Rossi, fl. 2005-2014, Film Posse, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
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The Italian Americans, Episode 1, La Famiglia: 1890-1910
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produced by Muriel Soenens, fl. 1995-2015 and Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015, WETA Productions and Ark Media, in The Italian Americans, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
Learn what spurred Italian immigration to the U.S. and why those immigrants faced discrimination.
produced by Muriel Soenens, fl. 1995-2015 and Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015, WETA Productions and Ark Media, in The Italian Americans, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
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