Item Details

The Big Picture [electronic resource]: Why North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)?

National Archives and Records Service
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, narrated by news analyst Edward R. Murrow, focuses on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO, of which the United States is a founding member. This alliance was created in response to the two World Wars and the Korean War, which showed that when one free nation anywhere is threatened by aggression, the safety of all free nations is ultimately at stake. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration shows the United States in its strategic role as leader in the free world and its alliance with other nations dedicated to the preservation of peace and the welfare of mankind.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
30 min.
Language
English
Rating
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 13, 2011.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Why North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)?
Series
U.S. Army's the Big Picture Television Series
Big Picture (United States. National Archives and Records Administration)
Contents
  • Intro: The Big Picture: Why North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)? (1:27)
  • NATO Beginnings (4:18)
  • Neutrality Policy is Modified (2:11)
  • The Brussels Treaty (1:55)
  • Unifying Nations (0:50)
  • World Domination (1:33)
  • NATO Forces (3:43)
  • NATO Grows (4:33)
  • NATO Members Unite (1:45)
  • NATO Summit Conference (1:49)
  • Political Response to Aggression (3:31)
  • Credits: The Big Picture: Why North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)? (0:57)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2008.
Publisher no.
44943 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical Details
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