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Destination America: The People and Cultures That Created a Nation
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produced by David Grubin, 1944- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2005), 3 hours 37 mins
This documentary is organized around some of the driving forces that have compelled individuals to immigrate to America for centuries and have remained constant throughout history — economic opportunity, religious freedom and artistic expression. As well, the series looks at the particular forces that drive wome...
produced by David Grubin, 1944- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2005), 3 hours 37 mins
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Meet the Press, Meet the Press, December 5, 1993
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produced by National Broadcasting Company (NBC), in Meet the Press (New York, NY: NBCUniversal, 1993), 57 mins
On this edition of Meet the Press: The vice president of the United States, Albert A. Gore Jr.; author and New York Times columnist William Safire.
produced by National Broadcasting Company (NBC), in Meet the Press (New York, NY: NBCUniversal, 1993), 57 mins
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Hong Kong Operational Risk Report: Q3 2017
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written by Business Monitor International (London, England: Business Monitor International, 2017), 136 page(s)
Hong Kong is one of the most attractive trading destinations in East and South East Asia, with an open investment environment and favourable market regulations. The country has a market-oriented economy and the domestic financial sector is highly developed, ensuring businesses will have access to adequate credit a...
written by Business Monitor International (London, England: Business Monitor International, 2017), 136 page(s)
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Meet the Press, Meet the Press, May 23, 2010
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produced by National Broadcasting Company (NBC); interview by David Michael Gregory, 1970-, in Meet the Press (New York, NY: NBCUniversal, 2010), 59 mins
On this edition of Meet the Press: John Cornyn and Robert Menendez discuss the results of Super Tuesday; an interview with Joe Sestak; a political roundtable with Tom Friedman, Paul Gigot, Andrea Mitchell, and Bob Woodward.
produced by National Broadcasting Company (NBC); interview by David Michael Gregory, 1970-, in Meet the Press (New York, NY: NBCUniversal, 2010), 59 mins
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Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy that Shaped a Nation, Episode 1, Foreigners in Their Own Land
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directed by David Belton and Sonia Fritz, fl. 1984-2013; produced by Nina Alvarez, fl. 2002-2013, Ray Telles, fl. 1989-2016, John J. Valadez, fl. 2003-2010 and Daniel McCabe, fl. 2014, WETA Productions, Bosch and Co. and Latino Public Broadcasting, in Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy that Shaped a Nation, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2013), 52 mins
Survey the history and people from 1565-1880, as the first Spanish explorers enter North America, the U.S. expands into territories in the Southwest that had been home to Native Americans and English and Spanish colonies, and as the Mexican-American War strips Mexico of half its territories by 1848.
directed by David Belton and Sonia Fritz, fl. 1984-2013; produced by Nina Alvarez, fl. 2002-2013, Ray Telles, fl. 1989-2016, John J. Valadez, fl. 2003-2010 and Daniel McCabe, fl. 2014, WETA Productions, Bosch and Co. and Latino Public Broadcasting, in Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy that Shaped a Nation, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2013), 52 mins
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Namibia Operational Risk Report: Q3 2017
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written by Business Monitor International (London, England: Business Monitor International, 2017), 133 page(s)
Businesses and investors operating in Namibia face fewer risks from a trade and investment perspective when compared to the vast majority of Southern African states. The country's levels of openness to trade are boosted significantly by its fairly diversified portfolio of exported goods and export partners, as wel...
written by Business Monitor International (London, England: Business Monitor International, 2017), 133 page(s)
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Other America, Local Heroes
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directed by Joe Loncraine; produced by Joe Loncraine, Mark Turner, 1965-, Richard Wilson and Anya Sitaram, in Other America (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 23 mins
We follow workers into the USA in search of their American Dream. We also stay at home with Columbian farmers who are part of a rural middle class thanks to one of the world's most successful co-operatives. This programme looks at workers who feel they need to flee their country in order to achieve success and oth...
directed by Joe Loncraine; produced by Joe Loncraine, Mark Turner, 1965-, Richard Wilson and Anya Sitaram, in Other America (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 23 mins
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Biography, Pancho Villa: Outlaw Hero
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produced by Ruben Norte, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 45 mins
Looks at the life and legend of Pancho Villa, an outlaw, soldier, general and politician who was a hero to some and a criminal to others. Includes interviews with descendents and historians, location footage, and rare clips of the man in action to showcase a life that ended in violence but left the man a legend.
produced by Ruben Norte, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 45 mins
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6. The Ethics of Water Governance
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written by David Groenfeldt, fl. 2013; in Water Ethics: A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis, Earthscan Water Text Series (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2013, originally published 2013), 106-134
This book introduces the idea that ethics are an intrinsic dimension of any water policy, program, or practice, and that understanding what ethics are being acted out in water policies is fundamental to an understanding of water resource management. Thus in controversies or conflicts over water resource allocation...
written by David Groenfeldt, fl. 2013; in Water Ethics: A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis, Earthscan Water Text Series (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2013, originally published 2013), 106-134
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Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy that Shaped a Nation, Episode 2, Empire of Dreams
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directed by David Belton and Sonia Fritz, fl. 1984-2013; produced by Nina Alvarez, fl. 2002-2013, Ray Telles, fl. 1989-2016, John J. Valadez, fl. 2003-2010 and Daniel McCabe, fl. 2014, WETA Productions, Bosch and Co. and Latino Public Broadcasting, in Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy that Shaped a Nation, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2013), 54 mins
See how the American population is reshaped by Latino immigration starting in 1880 and continuing into the 1940s: Cubans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans begin arriving in the U.S. and start to build communities in South Florida, Los Angeles and New York.
directed by David Belton and Sonia Fritz, fl. 1984-2013; produced by Nina Alvarez, fl. 2002-2013, Ray Telles, fl. 1989-2016, John J. Valadez, fl. 2003-2010 and Daniel McCabe, fl. 2014, WETA Productions, Bosch and Co. and Latino Public Broadcasting, in Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy that Shaped a Nation, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2013), 54 mins
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