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Shackles of Memory: The Atlantic Slave Trade
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directed by Michel Moreau and Jean-Marc Masseaut (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996, originally published 1994), 55 mins
From the port of Nantes, located on the French Atlantic coast, more than 1800 slave ships plied their human cargo during the 18th and 19th centuries. These French ships circled the coast of Africa, exchanging trade merchandise for black captives whom they later sold to the colonies being established in the New Wor...
directed by Michel Moreau and Jean-Marc Masseaut (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996, originally published 1994), 55 mins
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Thomas Jefferson
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1997), 3 hours 14 mins
Returning from France, Jefferson strives to preserve the fragile new U.S. government and helps create the first political party, in bitter struggles with the Federalists. He becomes vice president in 1797, and the third U.S. president in 1801. His Louisiana Purchase doubles the nation's size, but he faces controve...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1997), 3 hours 14 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 475, February 7, 1946
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 475 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1946, originally published 1947), 2 mins
This newsreel features boat trips and slavery.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 475 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1946, originally published 1947), 2 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 680, June 29, 1938
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 680 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1938, originally published 1938), 9 mins
This Universal Newsreel includes footage of a celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, airplanes, new hat fashions, and various sporting events.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 680 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1938, originally published 1938), 9 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 681, July 4, 1938
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 681 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1938, originally published 1938), 8 mins
This Universal Newsreel includes footage of Franklin Roosevelt dedicating a monument at Gettysburg, naval training, a Moravian wedding, a marbles tournament and other sporting events.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 681 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1938, originally published 1938), 8 mins
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Unknown Civil War, Chamberlain at Gettysburg
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produced by Robert Senkel, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 43 mins
History comes alive with this account of an important figure and key events of the American Civil War. Unknown Civil War: Chamberlain at Gettysburg combines archival photographs, narrative from leading historians, and dramatic reenactments to present an interesting and accurate account of the battle which changed...
produced by Robert Senkel, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 43 mins
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Unknown Civil War, Confederate Officers At Gettysburg
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produced by Rhys Thomas, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 42 mins
They invaded the North to win the Civil War and created an everlasting legacy of glory for the lost cause of the South. For the leadership of the Army of Northern Virginia it was the most critical battle of the entire Civil War. This is the story of the Confederate officers at Gettysburg.
produced by Rhys Thomas, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 42 mins
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Unknown Civil War, Frassanito: Battlefield Photography Then & Now
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produced by Robert Senkel, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 29 mins
Wet plate photographer Rob Gibson, as well as historians Tim Smith and Garry Adelman, join William Frassanito in an attempt to see his ideas in action.
produced by Robert Senkel, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 29 mins
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Unknown Civil War, Jennie Wade of Gettysburg
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produced by Mary Benjamin, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 39 mins
She was an ordinary small town girl, caught in the crossfire of one of America's most cataclysmic events. A brutal twist of fate and her own generosity of spirit cost this young girl her life, but assured Jennie Wade a place in history as the only civilian killed during the devastating Battle of Gettysburg. This i...
produced by Mary Benjamin, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 39 mins
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Unknown Civil War, Lee at Gettysburg
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produced by Eric Lindstrom, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 41 mins
He was arguably Americas greatest general since George Washington. General Robert E. Lee fought against the nation he once swore to protect. Gambling his army and the future of the Confederacy in one epic battle, he led his troops into the three bloodiest days of American history. This is the story of General Lee...
produced by Eric Lindstrom, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 41 mins
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