Item Details

The Big Picture: Operation Amigo

National Archives and Records Service
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In this classic episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, cameras show civic action at work in Latin and South America with assistance offered by members of the U.S. Army. Featuring footage provided by the National Archives Records and Administration, this documentary look at road-building, medical help, and education for the masses as they happened. This digitally remastered version may reveal limitations of the technology available at the time of performance.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
29 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
10 & up
Notes
  • Originally released by National Archives and Records Service, 2008.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 31, 2012.
Variant Title
Operation Amigo
Contents
  • La Paz, Bolivia (2:28)
  • Civic Action Program in Bolivia (2:34)
  • Alto Beni Project in Bolivia (3:43)
  • Poor Health and Illiteracy in Colombia (2:29)
  • Civic Action Day in Fosca, Colombia (2:57)
  • Army Civic Action for Benefit of the Population (3:04)
  • Quito, Ecuador (2:47)
  • Civic Action Program in Ecuador (4:09)
  • The Alliance for Progress (2:50)
  • Credits: The Big Picture: Operation Amigo (0:31)
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : National Archives and Records Service, [2008]
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, 2012.
Publisher no.
45209 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 online resource (1 video file (28 min., 55 sec.)) : sound, color.
Streaming video file.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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