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Counting on Democracy
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(Bullfrog Films, 2003), 57 mins

The story of what happened in Florida during the 2000 Bush-Gore presidential race plays like a drama in many acts. From election night, when the three networks erroneously called the state before the polls closed, to 36 days later when the Supreme Court made the highly controversial decision to halt the recount an...

(Bullfrog Films, 2003), 57 mins
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Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt, Future of Democracy Abroad
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directed by David Davis, 1948-; interview by Eleanor Roosevelt, 1884-1962, in Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt (Detroit, MI: WGBH Boston, 1960), 59 mins
Mrs Roosevelt and her guests consider the long-term spread and survival of democracy in the West and the underdeveloped countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America.
directed by David Davis, 1948-; interview by Eleanor Roosevelt, 1884-1962, in Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt (Detroit, MI: WGBH Boston, 1960), 59 mins
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The Enemy Within
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(Bullfrog Films, 2015), 1 hour 52 mins
The Enemy Within tells it beautifully. Drawing on colorful archival footage and lively interviews, this is an important and entertaining film, with lessons about labor, politics, and the importance of solidarity that echo with relevance today.' Erik Linstrum, Assistant Professor of History, University of Virginia...
(Bullfrog Films, 2015), 1 hour 52 mins
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Shaping America: U. S. History to 1877, Lesson 15, A White Man's Democracy
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directed by Julia Dyer, fl. 1996-2015; produced by Julia Dyer, fl. 1996-2015, Dallas TeleLearning, in Shaping America: U. S. History to 1877, Lesson 15 (Dallas, TX: Dallas County Community College District, 2001), 28 mins
A White Man's Democracy focuses on Andrew Jackson, the first president from west of the Appalachians, who mirrored the changing American society and became a symbol of the times. His decisions regarding nullification, the national bank, Indian removal and the limits of democracy are analyzed.
directed by Julia Dyer, fl. 1996-2015; produced by Julia Dyer, fl. 1996-2015, Dallas TeleLearning, in Shaping America: U. S. History to 1877, Lesson 15 (Dallas, TX: Dallas County Community College District, 2001), 28 mins
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Spirit of Democracy, A European Invention
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directed by Bengt Jonson; composed by Ragnar Bjerkreim, 1958-; produced by Sebra-Film, in Spirit of Democracy (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 29 mins
Democracy is not an invention. It is a process that provides mankind with a sound foundation for peaceful coexistence in every aspect of life. Universal democracy is also a must if we are to survive. But its' history has been brief.
directed by Bengt Jonson; composed by Ragnar Bjerkreim, 1958-; produced by Sebra-Film, in Spirit of Democracy (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 29 mins
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Chronological Table, Preface, Introduction, and Introductory Chapter Concerning Aboriginal Inhabitants of America in _History of the United States, or Republic of America_
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written by Emma Hart Willard, 1787-1870, in Series of Maps to Willard’s History of the United States, or Republic of America, Designed for Schools and Private Libraries by Emma Willard. (New York: White, Gallaher & White, 1829). pp. i-xvi; i-vii; 1-21 (1828), 45 page(s)
written by Emma Hart Willard, 1787-1870, in Series of Maps to Willard’s History of the United States, or Republic of America, Designed for Schools and Private Libraries by Emma Willard. (New York: White, Gallaher & White, 1829). pp. i-xvi; i-vii; 1-21 (1828), 45 page(s)
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God in America: How Religious Liberty Shaped America, 3, Soul of a Nation and Of God and Caesar
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produced by Julie Powell, fl. 2010, David Espar, fl. 2010 and Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016, in God in America: How Religious Liberty Shaped America, 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 1 hour 59 mins
For those who know that in America, religion matters, and for those who wish it didn't matter so much, comes GOD IN AMERICA, a sweeping history of how religious faith has shaped America. Interweaving documentary footage, historical dramatizations, and interviews with religious historians, this documentary serie...
produced by Julie Powell, fl. 2010, David Espar, fl. 2010 and Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016, in God in America: How Religious Liberty Shaped America, 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 1 hour 59 mins
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How Putin Came to Power
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(Icarus Films, 2007), 53 mins

In August 1999, Vladimir V. Putin, head of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB), successor to the KGB, was appointed Prime Minister. On December 31st of that year, Boris Yeltsin announced that Putin would succeed him as President of the Russian Federation. HOW PUTIN CAME TO POWER traces the stunningly rapid a...

(Icarus Films, 2007), 53 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 Studies in Comparative Politics, Why Women Protest: Women's Movements in Chile
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written by Lisa Baldez, 1964-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2002), 255 page(s)
This book compares two ideologically opposed examples of women's movements in Chile: the movement against the democratically-elected government of President Salvador Allende and that against the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet. This book explains the similarities between these movements.
written by Lisa Baldez, 1964-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2002), 255 page(s)
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