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Aftershock: Beyond The Civil War
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directed by David W. Padrusch, 1970-; produced by David W. Padrusch, 1970- (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 1 hour 30 mins
The aftermath of the War Between the States was for many as terrible as the hostility itself. This riveting DVD presents the unvarnished story of the traumatic Reconstruction period. Slavery was not wiped out by the Civil War, only driven underground. The post-war chaos was a breeding ground for opportunists from...
directed by David W. Padrusch, 1970-; produced by David W. Padrusch, 1970- (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 1 hour 30 mins
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Black Inventors: Black Men and Iron Horses
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directed by Bill Buckley; produced by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011, originally published 1969), 18 mins
This film rediscovers the African American inventors whose genius built safety, speed, and reliability into American railroading. A. Philip Randolph discusses the struggle of the Black labor movement which sought to transform this racially segregated industry.
directed by Bill Buckley; produced by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011, originally published 1969), 18 mins
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Civil War Journal, Destiny at Fort Sumter
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directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Laura Verklan, fl. 1991, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 46 mins
In 1861 Fort Sumter was the crossroads of conflict for a divided Union converged in Charleston, South Carolina. Seemingly unavoidable war tested both North and South to see who would fire the first shot. This is story of the fateful shots that launched the bloody Civil War.
directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Laura Verklan, fl. 1991, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 46 mins
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Civil War Journal, Nathan Bedford Forrest
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directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Linda Fuller, fl. 1993, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 41 mins
Focuses on the ruthless military career of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest.
directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Linda Fuller, fl. 1993, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 41 mins
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Civil War Journal, Traitor President Jefferson Davis
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directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 40 mins
Biography of Jefferson Davis with emphasis on his Civil War career.
directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 40 mins
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Civil War Journal, Freedom's Road: Slavery & The Opposition
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directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 47 mins
By the 19th century the United States was the only western country still practicing slavery. Every European nation had already abolished the practice of buying and selling human beings for labor. America's northern states had ended slavery too, but in the South the white community vowed to do anything necessary to...
directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 47 mins
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The Color of Justice
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directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011, originally published 1970), 24 mins
Throughout our history, the African American's struggle for freedom has been linked to decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court. This documentary recounts the long and troubled judicial journey from the Dred Scott Decision in 1857 to Brown vs. the Board of Education in 1954.
directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011, originally published 1970), 24 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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