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American Experience, Season 16, Episode 2, Interview with David W. Blight, Historian, Yale University, 2 of 6
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in American Experience, Season 16, Episode 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 44 mins
In the tumultuous years after the Civil War (1863-77), America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and how to bring former slaves into the life of the country. Blight talks about Reconstruction as a continuation of the Civil War, Need among Northerners...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in American Experience, Season 16, Episode 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 44 mins
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Presidential Press Conference on the 2012 Budget
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produced by United States. White House (District of Columbia: United States. White House, 2011), 1 hour 1 mins
President Obama speaks about how the 2012 Budget reflects his plan to win the future and takes questions from the media.
produced by United States. White House (District of Columbia: United States. White House, 2011), 1 hour 1 mins
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J Street: The Art of the Possible
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directed by Ben Avishai, fl. 2002 and Ken Winikur, fl. 2002; produced by Ken Winikur, fl. 2002 (London, England: Sideways Film, 2014), 1 hour 10 mins
J Street is a term for one of Washington D.C.’s newest lobbies, a lobby in support of an Israeli two-state solution. This upstart lobby, less than five years old, sees itself as a David to the immensely powerful lobby American Jewish pro-Israel lobby. This feature length documentary tracks the J Street lobby as...
directed by Ben Avishai, fl. 2002 and Ken Winikur, fl. 2002; produced by Ken Winikur, fl. 2002 (London, England: Sideways Film, 2014), 1 hour 10 mins
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Presidential Press Conference, February 9, 2009
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produced by United States. White House (District of Columbia: United States. White House, 2009), 59 mins
On Monday evening, February 9, 2009, President Obama gave his first White House press conference. It was held in the East Room of the White House.
produced by United States. White House (District of Columbia: United States. White House, 2009), 59 mins
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Frontline, The Education of Michelle Rhee
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produced by Michael Joseloff, fl. 2005-2011, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2013), 56 mins
Frontline correspondent John Merrow was granted unprecedented access to Michelle Rhee, former chancellor of the Washington, D.C. public schools as she attempted to fix a broken school system.
produced by Michael Joseloff, fl. 2005-2011, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2013), 56 mins
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Watergate, 4, Massacre
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directed by Paul Mitchell; produced by Paul Mitchell, in Watergate, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994, originally published 1994), 49 mins
The full, sensational story, as it has never been told before. The publication of Silent Coup and subsequent lawsuits in America have led to a re-examination of the scandal that brought down the President. Key figures come forward to share their findings and the rich lode of Nixon staff papers at the National Arch...
directed by Paul Mitchell; produced by Paul Mitchell, in Watergate, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994, originally published 1994), 49 mins
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Anti-Slavery Meeting in Manchester, England
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written by Sarah Parker Remond, 1826-1894, in National Anti-Slavery Standard, Vol. 20, no. 22, 15 October 1859, p. 1 (originally published 1859), -1 page(s)
written by Sarah Parker Remond, 1826-1894, in National Anti-Slavery Standard, Vol. 20, no. 22, 15 October 1859, p. 1 (originally published 1859), -1 page(s)
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Biography, Helen Thomas: The First Lady of the Press
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in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 47 mins
A biographical sketch of the life of Helen Thomas and how she came to be known as 'the first lady of the press.'
in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 47 mins
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written by Olive Gilbert, Mrs. F. W. Titus and Sojourner Truth, 1797-1883; in Narrative of Sojourner Truth; a Bondswoman of Olden Time, Emancipated by the New York Legislature in the Early Part of the Present Century (Battle Creek, MI, 1878), 139-330
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Cause for Encouragement
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written by Maria W. Stewart, 1803-1879, in Liberator, Vol. 2, no. 28, 14 July 1832, p. 110 (originally published 1832), 1 page(s)
written by Maria W. Stewart, 1803-1879, in Liberator, Vol. 2, no. 28, 14 July 1832, p. 110 (originally published 1832), 1 page(s)
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