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Counting on Democracy
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(Bullfrog Films, 2003), 57 mins

The story of what happened in Florida during the 2000 Bush-Gore presidential race plays like a drama in many acts. From election night, when the three networks erroneously called the state before the polls closed, to 36 days later when the Supreme Court made the highly controversial decision to halt the recount an...

(Bullfrog Films, 2003), 57 mins
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The Enemy Within
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(Bullfrog Films, 2015), 1 hour 52 mins
The Enemy Within tells it beautifully. Drawing on colorful archival footage and lively interviews, this is an important and entertaining film, with lessons about labor, politics, and the importance of solidarity that echo with relevance today.' Erik Linstrum, Assistant Professor of History, University of Virginia...
(Bullfrog Films, 2015), 1 hour 52 mins
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Spirit of Democracy, A European Invention
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directed by Bengt Jonson; composed by Ragnar Bjerkreim, 1958-; produced by Sebra-Film, in Spirit of Democracy (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 29 mins
Democracy is not an invention. It is a process that provides mankind with a sound foundation for peaceful coexistence in every aspect of life. Universal democracy is also a must if we are to survive. But its' history has been brief.
directed by Bengt Jonson; composed by Ragnar Bjerkreim, 1958-; produced by Sebra-Film, in Spirit of Democracy (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 29 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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Independent Intervention
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(Bullfrog Films, 2007), 52 mins

'It shows the absolutely critical importance of the independent media, which, in a culture dominated by corporate wealth, gives us hope for democracy.' Howard Zinn, Professor Emeritus of History, Boston University'A damning critique of the mainstream news media's gung-ho coverage of the Iraq invasion.' Joseph Ge...

(Bullfrog Films, 2007), 52 mins
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Glasnost Film Festival, Volume 8, This is How We Live
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directed by Vladimir Oseledchik, fl. 1987; produced by American-Soviet Film Initiative and Citizen Exchange Council, in Glasnost Film Festival, Volume 8 (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1987), 31 mins
The Glasnost Film Festival is a collection featuring 22 Soviet documentary films produced or released in the beginning of the "Glasnost Era" -- 1987-1988. These films definitively document the dramatic cultural and political changes that led to the demise of the Soviet Union in 1991. All were produced originally o...
directed by Vladimir Oseledchik, fl. 1987; produced by American-Soviet Film Initiative and Citizen Exchange Council, in Glasnost Film Festival, Volume 8 (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1987), 31 mins
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Great Speeches Video Series, Volume 5, Great Speeches 5
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produced by Educational Video Group, in Great Speeches Video Series, Volume 5 (Greenwood, IN: Educational Video Group, 2005), 1 hour 29 mins

For more than 25 years The Great Speeches Video series has allowed libraries and instructors to archive and preserve some of history’s most influential addresses. Now your students can watch, in their entirety, these speeches breathing life and relevancy into our history and clearly demonstrating the power of...

produced by Educational Video Group, in Great Speeches Video Series, Volume 5 (Greenwood, IN: Educational Video Group, 2005), 1 hour 29 mins
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Story of India, 6, Freedom
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directed by Jeremy Jeffs, fl. 1996; produced by Leo Eaton, in Story of India, 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008, originally published 2008), 55 mins
This last episode in the series The Story of India tells how a foreign multinational (the East India Company) thousands of miles away gradually and almost by chance took power over great swathes of the Indian subcontinent; how after the horrendous shock of the 1857 'Mutiny' the British state took over and tu...
directed by Jeremy Jeffs, fl. 1996; produced by Leo Eaton, in Story of India, 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008, originally published 2008), 55 mins
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Heroes of the Enlightenment, Episode 2, Changing Society
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directed by Sheila Hayman; produced by Sun Shuyun, 1960-, Renegade Pictures, in Heroes of the Enlightenment, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 57 mins
From Google, and Facebook and Wikipedia to the systems of democracy, finance, manufacture and the law - Changing Society investigates how many aspects of modern life owe their existence to a single defining period: the Age of Enlightenment of the 18th century. In Changing Society we see how in the space of...
directed by Sheila Hayman; produced by Sun Shuyun, 1960-, Renegade Pictures, in Heroes of the Enlightenment, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 57 mins
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Rights and Wrongs Series: Europe, Bosnia and Herzegovina 1
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directed by Ademir Kenovic, 1950-; produced by Gary Keith Griffin, fl. 1985-2011, in Rights and Wrongs Series: Europe (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 1999), 17 mins
Bosnia and Herzegovina, also Bosnia-Herzegovina, is a country in South-East Europe that is home to three ethnic groups: Bosniaks, which is the largest population group of the three, Bosnian Serbs are second, and Bosnian Croats are third. Sarajevo is the largest city and capital of the country and the location for...
directed by Ademir Kenovic, 1950-; produced by Gary Keith Griffin, fl. 1985-2011, in Rights and Wrongs Series: Europe (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 1999), 17 mins
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