Cold War: After Stalin (1953-1956) Part 3 of 5
Cold War is a twenty-four episode television documentary series about the Cold War (1945--1989). Jeremy Isaacs produced the 1998 program in a style similar to his previous series, The World at War (1973). Businessman Ted Turner created the series as a joint production between the Turner Broadcasting System and the BBC, originally broadcast on CNN in the U.S. and the BBC Two in the U.K. Kenneth Branagh. It featured interviews with leading political figures and people who witnessed and lived throu
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Cold War: After Stalin (1953-1956) Part 4 of 5
Cold War is a twenty-four episode television documentary series about the Cold War (1945--1989). Jeremy Isaacs produced the 1998 program in a style similar to his previous series, The World at War (1973). Businessman Ted Turner created the series as a joint production between the Turner Broadcasting System and the BBC, originally broadcast on CNN in the U.S. and the BBC Two in the U.K. Kenneth Branagh. It featured interviews with leading political figures and people who witnessed and lived throu
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Cold War: After Stalin (1953-1956) Part 5 of 5
Cold War is a twenty-four episode television documentary series about the Cold War (1945--1989). Jeremy Isaacs produced the 1998 program in a style similar to his previous series, The World at War (1973). Businessman Ted Turner created the series as a joint production between the Turner Broadcasting System and the BBC, originally broadcast on CNN in the U.S. and the BBC Two in the U.K. Kenneth Branagh. It featured interviews with leading political figures and people who witnessed and lived throu
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SALT 2 Strategic Arms Negotiations

Video is about the Cold War Strategic Arms negotiations during the late 70's early 80's.  Moscow and Washington were clashing over human rights.  The SS20 alarmed the NATO allies, especially the West Germans with a range of 3000 miles these missiles could hit their capitals.  The SALT 2 negotiations did not include the SS20 discussion.  The super powers had agreed new limits on strategic arms in June 1979 comp
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Bobby Kennedy - Announces Run for Presidency
While he was still Attorney General, during his brother’s administration, Bobby Kennedy told journalists that an African-American could be president of the United States within forty years.  His observations were printed in U.S. newspapers on the 27th of May, 1961.  (Tim Russert gets the year wrong in this “Meet the Press” clip.)

The day after he announced his own candidacy for the U.S. presidency, RFK appeared on television to explain why he was running.  This clip feature

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Mrs. Kennedy Speaks Following JFK's Death
Less than two months after her husband was killed, Mrs. Kennedy made a newsreel tape, thanking the American people for all their expressions of sympathy after JFK's death.  The tape was played in movie theaters, before the feature film was shown, and is now maintained in the National Archives.
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U.S. foreign policy vis a vis the middle east
An amateur video with a great deal of information through slides, film, and narration.  It is critical of U.S. policy towards the area, saying that it has led to conflict rather than the peace it claims to seek.

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No Sense Of Decency: A Documentary
Documentary on Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and the effect of television on his fall from power
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U.S. Child Labor 1908-1920
A look at child labor in the early 20th century in the United States as represented through the photography of Lewis W. Hine. The film documents the use of child labor in industry. No audio. Run time 09:22
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U.S. History in 50 Seconds
More at www.AnimatedAtlas.com. Music: Arthur Frick. Film: Peter Mays. This video animates geography to illustrate US history quickly.
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The Civil War
From the secession of the South to Lee's surrender at Appomatox, this film uses modern and period images as well as battle reenactments to highlight the key points of the American Civil War. This is a 15 minute video. A good video that shows some of the causes of the war and the major battles.  A good overview. Best used with map so students can understand the locations better.

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The Shakers - A Retrospective
According to The New Yorker Magazine, this is the definitive film on the Shaker movement.The Shakers are America's oldest and most successful experiment in communal living.  This film traces the growth, decline
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Puritan Family of Early New England
This film highlights daily life in a very early new england colonial village. It includes scenes of hunting, fishing, cooking, farming, and more. Video production is old but information is good.  Run time 10:00.
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To Kill a Mockingbird
This video was created  to help introduce The Great Depression and Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.  Pictures from the Great Depression are shown with text telling about the Great Depression  with music in the background.  To Kill a Mockingbird a beautiful depiction of life during Harper Lee's era. Harper Lee's masterpiece is a heartrending story of justice, growing up, racial injustice, and the Quest to find the mocking birds that linger somewhere in our
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The Lord of the Rings: In the Fifties
This video is about how early Sci-Fi fans and critics fell in love and hate with J.R.R. Tolkien. There's  This segment is from the indie film RINGERS LORD OF THE FANS.

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THE GRAPES OF WRATH — ReThink Review
This is a review of THE GRAPES OF WRATH and the the Oscar-winning 1940 film directed by John Ford and based on John Steinbeck's classic novel.  The reviewer makes comparisons about between the story set in the 1930's and modern times.

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The Grapes of Wrath
This short film created for an English project shows scenes from the very end of the novel, The Grapes of Wrath.  This is a dramatization based on the novel. 

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Aldous Huxley Interviewed by Mike Wallace (1 of 3)
Since Huxley passed away in 1963, this video is obviously at least 45 years old. Aldous Huxley, social critic and author of Brave New World, talks to Wallace about threats to freedom in the United States, overpopulation, bureaucracy, propaganda, drugs, advertising, and television. For high school students.
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Aldous Huxley Interviewed by Mike Wallace (2 of 3)
Since Huxley passed away in 1963, this video is obviously at least 45 years old. Aldous Huxley, social critic and author of Brave New World, talks to Wallace about threats to freedom in the United States, overpopulation, bureaucracy, propaganda, drugs, advertising, and television. For high school students.
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Aldous Huxley Interviewed by Mike Wallace (3 of 3)
Since Huxley passed away in 1963, this video is obviously at least 45 years old. Aldous Huxley, social critic and author of Brave New World, talks to Wallace about threats to freedom in the United States, overpopulation, bureaucracy, propaganda, drugs, advertising, and television. For high school students.
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