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The War on Democracy
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(Bullfrog Films, 2007), 1 hour 34 mins
In his second inaugural address, President Bush pledged to 'bring democracy to the world'. In a speech lasting 23 minutes, he mentioned the words 'democracy' and 'liberty' 21 times. Most of the world, it is fair to say, will have recoiled, many in fear...Bush's speech was significant because it finally emptied...
(Bullfrog Films, 2007), 1 hour 34 mins
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Democracy on Deadline
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(Icarus Films, 2006), 1 hour 54 mins
If, as the saying goes, information is power, then journalists can be seen as watchdogs of our government leaders and custodians of the public good, providing truthful information to help citizens build or preserve democratic societies. DEMOCRACY ON DEADLINE is a comprehensive look at journalists worldwide, work...
(Icarus Films, 2006), 1 hour 54 mins
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30 Second Democracy
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(Icarus Films, 1997), 51 mins

:30 Second Democracy explores the disturbing relationship between political parties and the advertising industry during election campaigns. Through television advertising, techniques perfected to sell commercial products are readily applied to political candidates, turning elections into marketing exercises and...

(Icarus Films, 1997), 51 mins
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Shaping America: U. S. History to 1877, Lesson 15, A White Man's Democracy
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directed by Julia Dyer, fl. 1996-2015; produced by Julia Dyer, fl. 1996-2015, Dallas TeleLearning, in Shaping America: U. S. History to 1877, Lesson 15 (Dallas, TX: Dallas County Community College District, 2001), 28 mins
A White Man's Democracy focuses on Andrew Jackson, the first president from west of the Appalachians, who mirrored the changing American society and became a symbol of the times. His decisions regarding nullification, the national bank, Indian removal and the limits of democracy are analyzed.
directed by Julia Dyer, fl. 1996-2015; produced by Julia Dyer, fl. 1996-2015, Dallas TeleLearning, in Shaping America: U. S. History to 1877, Lesson 15 (Dallas, TX: Dallas County Community College District, 2001), 28 mins
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Torturing Democracy
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(Bullfrog Films, 2009), 1 hour 30 mins
In a riveting and dramatic narrative, TORTURING DEMOCRACY tells the inside story of how the U.S. government adopted torture as official policy in the aftermath of 9/11. With exclusive interviews, explosive documents and rare archival footage, the documentary has been called the definitive broadcast account of...
(Bullfrog Films, 2009), 1 hour 30 mins
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An Ecology of Mind
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(Bullfrog Films, 2011), 1 hour 1 mins

'Students of biology, science, science history, or organizational theory will delight in discovering this influential thinker and An Ecology of Mind is a great introduction...I am recommending it as a 'must-see' for all community college, college and graduate school science, science education and science history...

(Bullfrog Films, 2011), 1 hour 1 mins
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Priceless
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(Bullfrog Films, 2011), 56 mins

'This film is a clear, well-documented and entertaining look at the way small farmers and our food supply are controlled and harmed by large corporations. It also illuminates the political power of corporate money. Big campaign contributions influence legislation affecting us every day, but Priceless offers hope...

(Bullfrog Films, 2011), 56 mins
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Divide In Concord
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(Reading, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2015), 1 hour 22 mins

'Divide in Concord is a remarkable, beautifully filmed and presented story of the second great battle of Concord, Massachusetts: the battle to ban small single-serve plastic bottles of water. Watch true community democracy in action as a small group of determined citizens fire another shot heard 'round the wor...

(Reading, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2015), 1 hour 22 mins
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How Putin Came to Power
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(Icarus Films, 2007), 53 mins

In August 1999, Vladimir V. Putin, head of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB), successor to the KGB, was appointed Prime Minister. On December 31st of that year, Boris Yeltsin announced that Putin would succeed him as President of the Russian Federation. HOW PUTIN CAME TO POWER traces the stunningly rapid a...

(Icarus Films, 2007), 53 mins
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Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development, 319, 53.0.1 How Does Media Figure Into the Lives of Kids? Rich.
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produced by American Academy of Pediatrics, in Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development, 319 (Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 2014), 35 mins
This video, from the "Reaching Teens" series by the American Academy of Pediatrics, features Michael Rich, who explains the effects of media on teenagers and what methods can be employed to lower screen time.
produced by American Academy of Pediatrics, in Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development, 319 (Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 2014), 35 mins
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