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Command Decisions, 14, Battle of Gettysburg
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in Command Decisions, 14 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 14 mins
The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the American Civil War. During this program viewers face the questions that could win or lose the war from the viewpoint of commanding generals Lee and Meade. Part of the series Command Decisions.
in Command Decisions, 14 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 14 mins
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Conquest, 19, Weapons of the Civil War
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directed by Andrew Nock, in Conquest, 19 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008), 19 mins
Conquest brings you a fascinating look into United States' history with this episode which is dedicated to the weapons of the Civil War. There are cannon demos and battle re-enactments involving the Spencer Breach Loader, the highly accurate Sharpe's rifle and the Springfield rifle musket as well as the deadly bay...
directed by Andrew Nock, in Conquest, 19 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008), 19 mins
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Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 2, Nova Scotia
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produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
The population of Nova Scotia ebbed and flowed from the major wars that shaped Canada and the United States. The Jones family experienced slavery and segregation since southerners from the United States had settled in Nova Scotia. Member of a series: Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada.
produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
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Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 3, Ontario
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produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
The Duvall family are descendents of fugitive slaves who fled New Orleans by way of the Underground Railway in the 1860's. There were, at that time, already 25,000 free black people in Canada. Member of a series: Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada.
produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
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Illinois History, An Overview, 6, Pioneer State, 1818-1850
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directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 6 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 27 mins
This documentary, directed by James A. Edstrom, features Illinois, the pioneer state.
directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 6 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 27 mins
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Illinois History, An Overview, 7, Lincoln and Douglas, the Crisis of the Union
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directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 7 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 26 mins
This documentary, directed by James A. Edstrom, features the Lincoln-Douglass debates in Illinois.
directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 7 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 26 mins
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Immigrant from America
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directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 21 mins
Unlike every other immigrant to America, the Black African came to a land of bondage, not freedom. This provocative film explores how the African American has used education, economic strength, and political power to overcome a legacy of racist obstacles.
directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 21 mins
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Ken Burns's The Civil War, 1, The Cause
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 2 hours 54 mins
Beginning with a searing indictment of slavery, this first episode of Ken Burns's The Civil War dramatically evokes the causes of the war, from the Cotton Kingdom of the South to the northern abolitionists who opposed it. Here are the burning questions of Union and States’ rights, John Brown at Harper’s Ferry,...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 2 hours 54 mins
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Ken Burns's The Civil War, 2, A Very Bloody Affair
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 8 mins
1862 saw the birth of modern warfare and the transformation of Lincoln’s war to preserve the Union into a war to emancipate the slaves. This episode of Ken Burns's The Civil War begins with the political infighting that threatened to swamp Lincoln’s administration and then follows Union General George McClella...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 8 mins
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Ken Burns's The Civil War, 3, Forever Free
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 16 mins
This episode of Ken Burns's The Civil War charts the dramatic events that led to Lincoln’s decision to set the slaves free. Convinced by July 1862 that emancipation was now morally and militarily crucial to the future of the Union, Lincoln must wait for a victory to issue his proclamation. But as the year wears...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 16 mins
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