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Greenpeace [electronic resource]: From Hippies to Lobbyists

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
The Greenpeace story started in Vancouver during the late 1960s. Young people were campaigning against nuclear weapon tests by the U.S. and Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War. A protest movement swelled against one of the planned tests in Alaska; while the protesters' efforts didn't stop the U.S. from detonating a bomb, they did garner plenty of media attention. Greenpeace then changed its focus, launching a campaign against commercial whaling that would cement its reputation. Later, with the help of Brigitte Bardot, the organization denounced the hunting of seal pups in Canada. However, serious infighting led to the expulsion of one member whose views were considered too extreme by his colleagues. In 1985, the Rainbow Warrior drama won Greenpeace widespread support, and its membership shot up dramatically. Today, the organization manages a budget of
Release Date
2011
Run Time
52 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 15, 2014.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
From Hippies To Lobbyists
Contents
  • Founding of Greenpeace (0:57)
  • The Story Behind Greenpeace (3:32)
  • Benefit Concert (2:34)
  • The First Mission (2:19)
  • Calling for a Moratorium (1:13)
  • Closure of the Amchitka Testing (2:10)
  • Greenpeace Changes Course (2:29)
  • Transition to Protecting the Whales (3:09)
  • Contact with Russian Whale Hunters (4:48)
  • A New Era (4:20)
  • Brigitte Bardot (1:33)
  • Popularity of Greenpeace Suffers (2:51)
  • Greenpeace International is Born (4:32)
  • David McTaggert (2:23)
  • Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior (5:55)
  • Combining Lobbying and Activism (3:54)
  • Today's Greenpeace (2:42)
  • Credits: Greenpeace: From Hippies To Lobbyists (0:44)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], c2011.
Publisher no.
58477 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
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Description
1 streaming video file (52 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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