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Hiroshima: Why the Bomb Was Dropped

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This documentary television film examines the reasons behind the decision to use the atom bomb against Japan during World War II.
DVD
2002; 1996
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Hajj: One American's Pilgrimage to Mecca, Friday, April 18, 1997

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Michael Wolfe, an American Muslim, describes the experience of his hajj, or piligrimage to Mecca.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Trouble With Lawyers

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John Stossel in an ABC New Special examines the question: are there too many lawyers making too much money from too many law suits in the United States.
DVD
2012; 1997
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Kennedy Assassination: Beyond Conspiracy

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Forty years after he was fatally shot, more than 80 percent of Americans still believe there was a conspiracy to kill President Kennedy and that the assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, did not act alone. ABC News showcases a three-dimensional, computer-generated reconstruction of the assassination, more than 70 interviews, and some of the more than four million documents related to the death to prove that theories of a conspiracy are unfounded.
DVD
2004; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Assasination of President Kennedy

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DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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A Moment in History: The Inauguration of Barack Obama

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Features one of the most important events in history, and includes the pre-inaugural events from the morning of January 20, 2009, the Oath of Office and Inaugural Speeches in their entirety, benediction from Dr. Joseph Lowery, recitation by Elizabeth Alexander, and much more.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Prostitution in America: The Working Girls Speak

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"In a rare and intimate look at the oldest profession in the world, Diane Sawyer goes inside both the legal and the underground businesses of prostitution in America. From expensive New York penthouses to Nevada's legal brothels to the tough streets outside Philadelphia and Reno, Sawyer speaks candidly with America's "working girls." -- ABC News 20/20.
DVD
2009; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Sex in America: Who Else Is in Your Bedroom?

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"John Stossel examines sex in America: from attitudes towards sex in this country, to laws our government makes about where we can have it, whom we can have it with and when we must be protected from seeing it" -- ABC News store web page.
DVD
2009; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment

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Having earned John F. Kennedy's trust with his 1960 campaign-trail film Primary, cinéma vérité documentarian Robert Drew expressed his desire to document a president in crisis. When African American college students Vivian Malone and James Hood prepared to enroll at the all-white University of Alabama in June 1963, governor George Wallace defied a federal court order and vowed to prevent the students' enrollment. Kennedy granted unprecedented access to Drew and his unobtrusive four-team crew, who used handheld cameras to cover both sides of the conflict: Wallace self-righteously clings to segregation, while a flurry of phone calls between the president, attorney general Robert F. Kennedy, and deputy attorney general Nicholas Katzenback reveal a tightly coordinated plan to dismiss Wal [...]
DVD
2003; 1963
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Deep Dive: One Company's Secret Weapon for Innovation

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Explores the innovative design process used by one of the world's top industrial design firms as they tackle the challenge of redesigning the shopping cart in five days. Designers at IDEO demonstrate the team approach to designing a better product using the "deep dive," a highly effective form of brainstorming.
DVD
2009; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hopkins

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Follows the staff and patients of Johns Hopkins both in the hospital and in their private lives.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Basic Instincts: Part 5

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The Milgram Experiment (instituted by social psychologist Stanley Milgram in 1961) was a series of studies intended to measure the willingness of a participant to obey an authority who instructs the participant to do something which may conflict with the participant's personal conscience. "Primetime" wanted to know if ordinary people today would still follow orders even if they believed their actions were causing someone else pain. Thus, they re-created the famous experiment to understand how ordinary people can perform unthinkable acts. The Milgram experiment and the Stanford prison experiment are shown as examples.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Malpractice and the Measure of Human Suffering

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In malpractice awards, how do juries calculate a figure for damages and determine what the quality of life--or even life itself--is worth monetarily? This program introduces viewers to the mind of a jury, their deliberations and insights after finding a doctor to be negligent.
DVD
2003
Law (Missing)
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Nightline: February 26, 1998

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Episode of the television program Nightline explores the case of Abner Louima, a man arrested by Brooklyn, NY police on Aug. 7, 1997. After his arrest, four police officers allegedly beat him brutally and sodomized him with a wooden handle. Brutality by the New York Police Department is discussed by several people including Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.
VHS
1998
Ivy (By Request)
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ABC News 20/20

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First program is interview with David Schroer, an officer, who retired from the military, and became Diane Schroer. Includes discussion of why she made the sex change, her relationship with her brothers and her application to work at the Library of Congress and the resulting lawsuit.; Other programs include: How do you know that, when you order a cup of decaf coffee, you are really getting decaf? Moms who micro-manage every stages of their children's lives.
VHS
2005
Ivy (By Request)
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The Search for Jesus

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The Search for Jesus is a journalist's exploration of the historical figure of Jesus. Peter Jennings goes to the Holy Land and searches for clues to who Jesus was, what we know about his childhood, brief adult life and the circumstances of his death.
DVD
2004; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Inside Iran

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"It used to be considered one of America's top enemies. Now, surprisingly, it may represent the best hope for democratic government in the Gulf region. This ABC News program takes viewers on a rare trip inside Iran to study Iranian society in flux...a culture moving away from theocracy toward democracy."--Container notes.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Fat Like Me: How to Win the Weight War

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Over the past twenty years the percent of overweight children has doubled, and among teens, tripled. More importantly, their lives are in jeopardy. We are raising a generation of Americans whose life expectancy may actually be shorter than that of their parents. In this special, produced in conjunction with Rodale, Inc., nutritionists, psychologists, pediatricians, and other experts explore the causes of obesity, the physical and emotional damage it can do, and how parents and schools can team up to help kids improve their health. Also looks at the world of an overweight teen through the eyes of a slender teen who until now has never felt the pain, isolation, and alienation that many experience every day at school and at home.
DVD
2004; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Taking on the Boys' Club

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Part one (15 min.) examines the sexism faced by two women in high professional positions. The women are Dr. Frances Conley, a brain surgeon, and Nancy Ezola, an attorney. Part two (20 min.) focuses on sexual harassment issues in the U.S. Military and other organizations.
DVD
2004; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)
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Crime, Violence, & TV News

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Examines the depiction of crime and violence on television news.
VHS
1994
Ivy (By Request)