The World of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - The Tale of Pigling Bland, Part 1 of 3
Another story in this televised film series begins with a portrayal of Beatrix Potter painting on a hillside, forest creatures around her, and then running home before a rain storm.  Potter goes into her cottage, talks to her rabbit, Peter, and reads aloud a story she wrote for a sick child, later published as The Tale of Pigling Bland.   The animated video of this story uses Potter's illustrations and is narrated with British accents.  Mus
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The World of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - The Tale of Pigling Bland, Part 3 of 3
Concludes this animated story of The Tale of Pigling Bland with a nursery rhyme song, "Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son."  We then see a portrayal of the British children's author, Beatrix Potter, again talking to Peter.  As she walks on the cobblestone path past the blooming rose bushes to post her letter, we are treated to Miriam Stockley singing "Perfect Day."  (8:40)
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Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan
This video is accompanied by text. "As the perceived threat from the Soviet Union continued to grow, the West became desperate to stop the spread of communism. After WWII, the communist community grew quickly in many parts of war-ravaged Europe. England was desperately trying to stop the spread of European communism in key countries, one of which was Greece. A fear shared by the U.S. and Britain was that if Greece became communist, so would Turkey, and the Soviets would control the eastern Medit
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Tom Thumb, Part 1 of 2
This live action film, made in 1958, is based on the classic Tom Thumb story from the pen of the Brothers Grimm.   Entertaining for all ages, and especially for film history students, the film stars Alan Young and June Thorburn.   Peter Sellers plays the part of one of the "villains."  Songs by Peggy Lee.  Opening credits are shown on the pages of an old-fashioned scrapbook.  Male narrator with soothing British accent.  Part 1 of 2  (9:15)

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Little Red Riding Hood, Part 2 of 3
A Little Red Riding Hood in Eastern Indian clothing with a British accent, a tricky wolf with a French accent, Disney-like animation, music, sound effects.  The wolf uses the phrase, "Shut up" at around 2 minutes into this section.  Part 2 of 3  (10:00)
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First Tanks in Action.
In this primary documented short video it shows one of the very first tanks in motion that the British created. It was made to be an industructible machine. Sound is very poor, best to mute it.
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Uncle Tom's Cabin and its Effects
This video is accompanied by text. "The most significant response to the Fugitive Slave Act came from the pen of novelist Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom’s Cabin ran serially for nearly a year in an abolitionist newspaper, before it was published as a book in early 1852. It was an immediate and phenomenal success—selling 10,000 copies its first week in print, and 300,000 within a year. By the time of the Civil War, several million copies were in circulation, and many Union soldiers received
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The Great Awakening - Enlightenment
The Enlightenment brought logic and reason into the way colonists thought about the natural world. However, religion remained a critical aspect of each colonist’s daily life. The biggest issue the church faced at the beginning of the eighteenth century was the fact that many settlers lived outside the reach of organized churches.
Isolated from their seaboard peers, the pioneers were often too far away to attend churches and religious gatherings. It was a common opinion in the eastern se

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The Hobbit - Radio Records Adaptation - Part 7
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Narrated and acted by British actor Nicol Williamson. This is the
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The Hobbit - 1974 Radio Adaptation - Part 8
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The Hobbit Radio Adaptation - Part 1
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The Hobbit Radio Adaptation - Part 2
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The Hobbit - 1974 Radio Adaptation - Part 3
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The Hobbit - 1974 Radio Adaptation - Part 6
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The Hobbit - 1974 Radio Adaptation - Part 9
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The Hobbit - 1974 Radio Adaptation - Part 11
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The Hobbit - 1974 Radio Adaptation - Part 12
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The Hobbit - Radio Adaptation - Part 13
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Narrated and acted by British actor Nicol Williamson. This is the
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