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How Democracy Works Now, Story Twelve, Last Best Chance
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directed by Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010 and Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010; produced by Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010 and Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010, in How Democracy Works Now, Story Twelve (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 42 mins
Spring, 2007: This year, immigration supporters expect great things. But Senator Kennedy has lost his partner Senator McCain to presidential primaries, and Republicans now put a very different offer on the table. Deep at the heart of this fast-moving story lies a moral tale of modern American politics. Ted K...
directed by Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010 and Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010; produced by Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010 and Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010, in How Democracy Works Now, Story Twelve (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 42 mins
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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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Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal
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directed by Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987; produced by Noelle Hanrahan, 1963-, Katyana Farzanrad, fl. 2003 and Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987, Prison Radio and Street Legal Cinema (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 2 hours

Before he was convicted of murdering a policeman in 1981 and sentenced to die, Mumia Abu-Jamal was a gifted journalist and brilliant writer. Now after more than 30 years in prison, Mumia is not only still alive but continuing to report, provoke, and inspire.

Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary is an inspiring po...

directed by Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987; produced by Noelle Hanrahan, 1963-, Katyana Farzanrad, fl. 2003 and Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987, Prison Radio and Street Legal Cinema (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 2 hours
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Cambridge Essential Histories, The Spanish Civil War
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written by Stanley G. Payne, 1934-, in Cambridge Essential Histories (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 286 page(s)
This book is the first general history of the Spanish Civil War to provide a clear and objective account of its origins in Spanish domestic affairs. It treats controversial issues of revolution, counter-revolution, political repressions and foreign intervention and non-intervention, as well as giving a detailed mi...
written by Stanley G. Payne, 1934-, in Cambridge Essential Histories (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 286 page(s)
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8 Judicial Rejection as Substantial Relief: The Israeli Supreme Court and the 'War on Terror'
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written by Keren Weinshall-Margel, fl. 2010 and Menachem Hofnung, fl. 2010; in Courts and Terrorism: Nine Nations Balance Rights and Security (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2011, originally published 2011)
written by Keren Weinshall-Margel, fl. 2010 and Menachem Hofnung, fl. 2010; in Courts and Terrorism: Nine Nations Balance Rights and Security (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2011, originally published 2011)
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1 Setting the context
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written by William T. Tow, fl. 2009; in Security Politics in the Asia-Pacific: A Regional-Global Nexus? (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 2009), 1-28
written by William T. Tow, fl. 2009; in Security Politics in the Asia-Pacific: A Regional-Global Nexus? (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 2009), 1-28
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Human Rights Watch, Hidden Apartheid: Report on Caste Discrimination
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produced by United Nations. General Assembly. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and Human Rights Watch, in Human Rights Watch (New York, NY: Mandrika Rupa, 2010), 1 hour 11 mins
"Hidden Apartheid: A Report on Caste Discrimination" provides an in-depth history and analysis of caste-based discrimination. Since the early 1900s, Indians have migrated across the world, seeking freedom from caste-based inequality, only to discover in the last few decades that the very practices they escaped ha...
produced by United Nations. General Assembly. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and Human Rights Watch, in Human Rights Watch (New York, NY: Mandrika Rupa, 2010), 1 hour 11 mins
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How to be a Woman
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produced by Bret Wood, 1965- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2009), 3 hours 16 mins
How to be a WOMAN As the daughters of the baby boom reached adolescence, the American school system struggled to educate them on matters of sexual and social development—lessons that were not always being taught at home. To the teacher uncomfortable with such topics, classroom films were a godsend. They depict...
produced by Bret Wood, 1965- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2009), 3 hours 16 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), 1 hour 28 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), 1 hour 28 mins
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Invisible Revolution
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directed by Beverly Peterson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour
This disturbing documentary profiles a chilling subculture among American youth. For over a decade, the clash between racist and anti-racist youth has been virtually invisible, but now, ever younger members are taking control of the white supremacy movement. Rising against them are a group of anti- racist skinhe...
directed by Beverly Peterson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour
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