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How Democracy Works Now, Story 7, Ain't the AFL for Nothin'
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directed by Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010 and Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010; produced by Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010 and Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010, in How Democracy Works Now, Story 7 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 1 hour 12 mins
Fall, 2003: Esther, Senator Kennedy's Immigration Counsel, has 8 weeks to accomplish a small miracle -- convince business and labor to agree on a comprehensive immigration deal, and find a Republican to co-sponsor the bill. Meanwhile, the Immigrant Worker Freedom Ride buses travel cross-country to lobby Congress,...
directed by Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010 and Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010; produced by Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010 and Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010, in How Democracy Works Now, Story 7 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 1 hour 12 mins
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The War On Democracy
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directed by John Pilger, 1939-; produced by Wayne Young, fl. 1986-2011 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2011), 1 hour 34 mins
The War on Democracy demonstrates the brutal reality of the America's notion of 'spreading democracy'; that, in fact, America is actually conducting a war on democracy, and that true popular democracy is now more likely to be found among the poorest of Latin America whose grassroots movements are often i...
directed by John Pilger, 1939-; produced by Wayne Young, fl. 1986-2011 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2011), 1 hour 34 mins
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Congress: What It Is, How It Works, and How It Affects You
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produced by Susan Eikov Green, fl. 1988 (Mount Kisco, NY: Guidance Associates, 1990), 1 hour 6 mins
Here's a video that gives your students a complete look at how Congress works. They'll meet some well-known Congressmen and enjoy lively narrative from a respected historian. Students learn about the powers of Congress as outlined in Article II of the Constitution. They'll see how Congress is organized, the...
produced by Susan Eikov Green, fl. 1988 (Mount Kisco, NY: Guidance Associates, 1990), 1 hour 6 mins
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This Is What Democracy Looks Like
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produced by Big Noise Films (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2002), 1 hour 9 mins
This Is What Democracy Looks Like, a co-production of the IMC and Big Noise Films, weaves the footage of over 100 videographers into a gripping document of what really happened on Seattle's streets. The film cuts through the confusion and tear gas to paint an intimate, passionate portrait of a week that changed...
produced by Big Noise Films (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2002), 1 hour 9 mins
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Great Speeches Video Series, Volume 9
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produced by Educational Video Group, in Great Speeches Video Series (United States: Educational Video Group, 2009), 1 hour 58 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 (United States: Educational Video Group, 2009), 1 hour 58 mins
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Great Speeches Video Series, Volume 10
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produced by Educational Video Group, in Great Speeches Video Series (United States: Educational Video Group, 2009), 1 hour 59 mins
For over 25 years, The Great Speeches Video Series has proved an invaluable instructional tool for Speech Communicators. This program contains Barack Obama's "A More Perfect Union" speech; Ronald Reagan's "Tear Down This Wall!" speech; Hillary Clinton's 2008 DNC address; Michael Huckabee's 2008 RNC address; and...
produced by Educational Video Group, in Great Speeches Video Series (United States: Educational Video Group, 2009), 1 hour 59 mins
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Harry Hopkins: At FDR's Side
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produced by Verne Newton, Educational Film Center (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 2 hours 7 mins
During the turbulent times of the Great Depression and World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt presided over great changes in America and the world - changes that would have been impossible without the efforts of one extraordinary man - FDR's friend and advisor, Harry Hopkins. The son of a harness maker from Iowa, and...
produced by Verne Newton, Educational Film Center (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 2 hours 7 mins
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How Arnold Won the West
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directed by Alex Cooke; produced by Charlotte Metcalfe, Richard S. Klein, fl. 1999, Alan Hayling and Patrice Barrat, Article Z (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2004), 59 mins
'How Arnold won the West' is a hilarious political satire on the most bizarre American election to date.
directed by Alex Cooke; produced by Charlotte Metcalfe, Richard S. Klein, fl. 1999, Alan Hayling and Patrice Barrat, Article Z (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2004), 59 mins
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Vote for Me: Politics in America
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directed by Andrew Kolker, fl. 1985, Louis Alvarez, fl. 1985 and Paul Jeffrey Stekler, 1953-; produced by Andrew Kolker, fl. 1985, Louis Alvarez, fl. 1985 and Paul Jeffrey Stekler, 1953-, Center for New American Media (New York, NY: Center for New American Media), 3 hours 44 mins
What is it to actually run for office? To organize campaigns? To produce negative ads? To build legislative coalitions? See all this and more in this entertaining and revealing Peabody Award-winning TV series that travels across the country to show us how politics is really played in the U.S.
directed by Andrew Kolker, fl. 1985, Louis Alvarez, fl. 1985 and Paul Jeffrey Stekler, 1953-; produced by Andrew Kolker, fl. 1985, Louis Alvarez, fl. 1985 and Paul Jeffrey Stekler, 1953-, Center for New American Media (New York, NY: Center for New American Media), 3 hours 44 mins
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Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 7, Campaign Spending
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directed by Jon Merdin, fl. 1976; produced by Jude Dratt, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 7 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 57 mins

Do limits on campaign spending infringe on First Amendment rights? Political consultant David Garth, Washington Post columnist David Broder, Bill Moyers, and others explore the issues.

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A video instructional series on the American Constitution for college and high school classrooms and adult l...

directed by Jon Merdin, fl. 1976; produced by Jude Dratt, fl. 1984, Media and Society Seminars, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WTTW, in Constitution: That Delicate Balance, Unit 7 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1984), 57 mins
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