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Aftershock: Beyond The Civil War
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directed by David W. Padrusch, 1970-; produced by David W. Padrusch, 1970- (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 1 hour 30 mins
The aftermath of the War Between the States was for many as terrible as the hostility itself. This riveting DVD presents the unvarnished story of the traumatic Reconstruction period. Slavery was not wiped out by the Civil War, only driven underground. The post-war chaos was a breeding ground for opportunists from...
directed by David W. Padrusch, 1970-; produced by David W. Padrusch, 1970- (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 1 hour 30 mins
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Revolution, 3, Declaring Independence
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directed by Peter Schnall, fl. 1980-2017; produced by Stephen Stept, in Revolution, 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 46 mins
This episode from The Revolution covers the year 1776, a time when noble ideas and dreams of independence ring out as America is born. However, the British launch a mighty offensive against the Continental Army. The Battle of New York offers promise for General Howe’s troops.
directed by Peter Schnall, fl. 1980-2017; produced by Stephen Stept, in Revolution, 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 46 mins
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Whispers of Angels: A Story of the Underground Railroad
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directed by Sharon K. Baker (Harrington Park, NJ: Janson Media, 2003), 59 mins
Defiant, brave and free, the great abolitionists Thomas Garrett, William Still and Harriet Tubman, along with hundreds of lesser known and nameless opponents of slavery, formed a Corridor of Courage stretching from Maryland's eastern shore through the length of Delaware to Philadelphia and beyond - making the Unde...
directed by Sharon K. Baker (Harrington Park, NJ: Janson Media, 2003), 59 mins
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Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 2, Nova Scotia
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produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
The population of Nova Scotia ebbed and flowed from the major wars that shaped Canada and the United States. The Jones family experienced slavery and segregation since southerners from the United States had settled in Nova Scotia. Member of a series: Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada.
produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
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Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 3, Ontario
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produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
The Duvall family are descendents of fugitive slaves who fled New Orleans by way of the Underground Railway in the 1860's. There were, at that time, already 25,000 free black people in Canada. Member of a series: Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada.
produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
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Thomas Jefferson
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1997), 3 hours 14 mins
Returning from France, Jefferson strives to preserve the fragile new U.S. government and helps create the first political party, in bitter struggles with the Federalists. He becomes vice president in 1797, and the third U.S. president in 1801. His Louisiana Purchase doubles the nation's size, but he faces controve...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1997), 3 hours 14 mins
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Shackles of Memory: The Atlantic Slave Trade
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directed by Michel Moreau and Jean-Marc Masseaut (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996, originally published 1994), 55 mins
From the port of Nantes, located on the French Atlantic coast, more than 1800 slave ships plied their human cargo during the 18th and 19th centuries. These French ships circled the coast of Africa, exchanging trade merchandise for black captives whom they later sold to the colonies being established in the New Wor...
directed by Michel Moreau and Jean-Marc Masseaut (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996, originally published 1994), 55 mins
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Ken Burns's The West, 4, Death Runs Riot
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017, in Ken Burns's The West, 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1996), 1 hour 26 mins
The United States had envisioned an orderly expansion into the West: treaties were supposed to legitimize settlement; surveys were to map the land; then Americans would spread peacefully across it -- all under the guidance and protection of their government. But the California Gold Rush and the war with Mexico cha...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017, in Ken Burns's The West, 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1996), 1 hour 26 mins
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Civil War Journal, Freedom's Road: Slavery & The Opposition
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directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 47 mins
By the 19th century the United States was the only western country still practicing slavery. Every European nation had already abolished the practice of buying and selling human beings for labor. America's northern states had ended slavery too, but in the South the white community vowed to do anything necessary to...
directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 47 mins
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Civil War Journal, Traitor President Jefferson Davis
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directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 40 mins
Biography of Jefferson Davis with emphasis on his Civil War career.
directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 40 mins
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