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Freedom: A History of US, Episode 11, Safe for Democracy
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directed by Peter W. Kunhardt, fl. 2003, Philip B. Kunhardt, III, fl. 2003 and Nancy Steiner, fl. 2003; presented by Katie Couric, 1957-; produced by Peter W. Kunhardt, fl. 2003, Philip B. Kunhardt, III, fl. 2003 and Nancy Steiner, fl. 2003, Kunhardt Films, in Freedom: A History of US, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2003), 24 mins
With help from the Wright brothers' introduction of the airplane, the country begins to soar. Woodrow Wilson and America reluctantly join the fight in World War I, while on the home front, women at last get the right to vote. The twenties roar with new levels of personal freedom.
directed by Peter W. Kunhardt, fl. 2003, Philip B. Kunhardt, III, fl. 2003 and Nancy Steiner, fl. 2003; presented by Katie Couric, 1957-; produced by Peter W. Kunhardt, fl. 2003, Philip B. Kunhardt, III, fl. 2003 and Nancy Steiner, fl. 2003, Kunhardt Films, in Freedom: A History of US, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2003), 24 mins
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National Consumers' League, Minutes of Committee on Wartime Work, May 1918
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written by National Consumers' League, in National Consumers' League Records, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Microfilm Reel 4, NCL 1918 committee on wartime work) (District of Columbia) (1918) , 41 page(s)
written by National Consumers' League, in National Consumers' League Records, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Microfilm Reel 4, NCL 1918 committee on wartime work) (District of Columbia) (1918) , 41 page(s)
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American Experience, Season 29, Episode 6, The Great War: Part One
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Gene Tempest, fl. 2017 and Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
Drawing on unpublished diaries, memoirs and letters, The Great War tells the rich and complex story of World War I through the voices of nurses, journalists, aviators and the American troops who came to be known as “doughboys.” The series explores the experiences of African-American and Latino soldiers, suffragi...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Gene Tempest, fl. 2017 and Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
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American Experience, Season 29, Episode 7, The Great War: Part Two
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directed by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017; produced by Gene Tempest, fl. 2017 and Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
Drawing on unpublished diaries, memoirs and letters, The Great War tells the rich and complex story of World War I through the voices of nurses, journalists, aviators and the American troops who came to be known as “doughboys.” The series explores the experiences of African-American and Latino soldiers, suffragi...
directed by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017; produced by Gene Tempest, fl. 2017 and Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
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American Experience, Season 29, Episode 8, The Great War: Part Three
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Gene Tempest, fl. 2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 1 hour 54 mins
Drawing on unpublished diaries, memoirs and letters, The Great War tells the rich and complex story of World War I through the voices of nurses, journalists, aviators and the American troops who came to be known as “doughboys.” The series explores the experiences of African-American and Latino soldiers, suffragi...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Gene Tempest, fl. 2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 1 hour 54 mins
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Foreign Office Political Intelligence Department, 'The Bolsheviks Before the Revolution', April 2, 1918
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written by United Kingdom. Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Political Intelligence Department, in CAB - Records of the Cabinet Office. Division within CAB - Cabinet Minutes and Papers. CAB 24 - War Cabinet and Cabinet: Memoranda (GT, CP and G War Series). Subseries within CAB 24 - 'G.T.' Series, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1918), CAB 24/47 - Papers nos. 4101-4200, Record Type: Memorandum. Former Reference: GT 4148. Title: The Bolsheviks before the Revolution. Author: Political Intelligence Department, Foreign Office. (CAB/24/47/48) , 8 page(s)
written by United Kingdom. Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Political Intelligence Department, in CAB - Records of the Cabinet Office. Division within CAB - Cabinet Minutes and Papers. CAB 24 - War Cabinet and Cabinet: Memoranda (GT, CP and G War Series). Subseries within CAB 24 - 'G.T.' Series, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1918), CAB 24/47 - Papers nos. 4101-4200, Record Type: Memorandum. Former Reference: GT 4148. Title: The Bolsheviks before the Revolution. Author: Political Intelligence Department, Foreign Office. (CAB/24/47/48) , 8 page(s)
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The Pity Of War
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directed by Adrian Pennink; produced by Melanie Fall, fl. 1999, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 50 mins
The First World War was one of the great turning points of modern history. We know - or think we know - where and when it began. In the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, on 28 June 1914, a Bosnian Serb named Gavrilo Princip murdered the heir to the Austro-Hungarian dual monarchy. But how and why did this crisis in th...
directed by Adrian Pennink; produced by Melanie Fall, fl. 1999, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 50 mins
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Part 2 - EPISODE TWO -The Seismic Years
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directed by Peter Hercombe, fl. 1985; produced by Daniel Renouf, fl. 1992, System TV, La Sept and Union of Russian Theatre; in The Stanislavski Century, Part 2 (Melbourne, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2013, originally published 2013, first release 1993), 54 mins

The Stanislavski Century, Part 2 of 3 - Konstantin Stanislavski has been named alongside Freud and Einstein as one of the three greatest visionaries of the 20th Century. Stanislavski was the greatest actor of his age - founder of the celebrated Moscow Art Theater. He introduced the plays of Chekhov and Gorki to t...

directed by Peter Hercombe, fl. 1985; produced by Daniel Renouf, fl. 1992, System TV, La Sept and Union of Russian Theatre; in The Stanislavski Century, Part 2 (Melbourne, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2013, originally published 2013, first release 1993), 54 mins
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Churchill: Winning the War, Losing the Peace
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directed by Christopher Spencer, fl. 1989; produced by Christopher Spencer, fl. 1989, Oxford Film & Television (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
The 26 July 1945 has gone down as one of the greatest shocks in British electoral history. Triumphant wartime leader Winston Churchill and the Conservative party were heavily defeated. The Labour opposition, which had never before won a majority of parliamentary seats, was elected on a landslide. It was a stunning...
directed by Christopher Spencer, fl. 1989; produced by Christopher Spencer, fl. 1989, Oxford Film & Television (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, Episode 3, Don't Shout Too Soon (1917 - 1940)
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directed by Richard Wormser, 1908-1977 and Bill Jersey, fl. 1963; produced by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989, Richard Wormser, 1908-1977 and Bill Jersey, fl. 1963, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, VideoLine Productions and Quest Productions, in The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, Episode 3 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2002), 56 mins
A new round of race riots and lynching broke out in the aftermath of World War I, yet this was also a time of increasing strength for Black resistance movements. Episode three chronicles the years between the wars as a time of massive Black migration out of the South and continuing conflict within it. By the 1930'...
directed by Richard Wormser, 1908-1977 and Bill Jersey, fl. 1963; produced by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989, Richard Wormser, 1908-1977 and Bill Jersey, fl. 1963, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, VideoLine Productions and Quest Productions, in The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, Episode 3 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2002), 56 mins
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