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Why Viet-Nam

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"This documentary looks at the history of U.S. support in Southeast Asia. You will hear speeches by Dean Rusk, Robert McNamara and LBJ."--All Movie Guide website.
DVD
2006; 1965
Clemons (Stacks)
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Act of Valor

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When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hot spots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack"--Container.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress

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Tells the remarkable story of the legendary B-17 Flying Fortress that survived 25 bombing runs through the flak and fighter filled skies over the Third Reich during World War II. B-17 crews conducted dangerous daylight raids without fighter escorts. Surviving the loss of a total of nine engines, both wings, both landing gear and two tails, she was the first to complete 25 combat missions and keep her entire crew alive - her trail of invincibility made her famous. Also includes four short films about the B-17 bomber.
DVD
2006; 1944
Clemons (Stacks)
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JFK Exhibit: Reconstruction Film

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Film contains a full-length, uncut version of the original Secret Service filmed footage of the assassination scene at Dealey Plaza, Dallas.
DVD
2007; 1963
Clemons (Stacks)
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Urban Challenge: Autonomous Robotic Vehicle Competition

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"The DARPA Urban Challenge is an autonomous vehicle research and development program with the goal of developing technology that will keep warfighters off the battlefield and out of harm's way. The Urban Challenge features autonomous ground vehicles maneuvering in a mock city environment, executing simulated military supply missions while merging into moving traffic, navigating traffic circles, negotiating busy intersections, and avoiding obstacles." -- DARPA website.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Day After Disaster

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"Against a morning sky, a mushroom cloud spirals heavenward. A nuclear bomb has detonated in the heart of Washington D.C., incinerating 15,000 residents in just 15 seconds. More than 50% of the population living within a 1/2 mile radius of the explosion is either dead or severely injured. The next 24 hours will determine whether the rest of the city lives or dies. To survive this horrific ordeal they will need a plan. And lucky for us--there is one. But will it work? For the first time on television, the Department of Homeland Security reveals the most detailed and comprehensive plan to save America should terrorists go nuclear. This chilling two-hour special delves into the complex and highly secretive world of disaster planning." -- History website.
DVD
2009; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Smart Growth

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Smart growth is a community planning strategy to preserve community character, protect open space and the environment, strengthen the local economy and use tax dollars efficiently.
VHS
1990; 1999
Ivy (By Request)
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Death Mills

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A documentary on the Nazi concentration camps at the time of liberation in 1945.
DVD
2007; 1946
Clemons (Stacks)
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San Pietro

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This documentary film, directed and narrated by John Huston, covers the fierce battle for Italy's Liri Valley and is considered one of the strongest indictments of war ever made. The Pentagon tried to suppress it's release. It presents World War II warfare from the soldier's point of view. It stresses the number of men killed in taking one military objective and shows how the people of San Pietro were too stunned to realize they had been liberated.
DVD
2005; 1945
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Supreme Court of the United States

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"This film begins with a brief history of the Supreme Court as an institution and the effect the Court has had upon American society. Interviews follow with all of the sitting justices, in small groups and individually."
DVD
1996
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Designing a Great Neighborhood: Behind the Scenes at Holiday

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"David Wann follows the progress of the Wild Sage Cohousing Community project, where future residents participate in the design of their own neighborhood. The stated architectural goal at the Wild Sage site in Boulder is a "zero emisssions" neighborhood in which solar energy, energy efficiency, and changes in behavior eliminate the need for fossil fuels."--container.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Know Your Enemy--Japan

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Explains how the religious, political, cultural, and economic history of Japan contributed toward making her a formidable foe. Intended to show the American serviceman the fighting characteristics of his Japanese counterpart.
VHS
1996
Ivy (By Request)
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Why Vietnam?: Plus, Know Your Enemy: The Viet Cong

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Why Vietnam? traces the history of American involvement in Vietnam from the French withdrawal to the end of 1965. Pres. Johnson, Sec. of State Rusk, and Sec. of Defense McNamara explain U.S. goals. Know your enemy: the Viet Cong uses captured Viet Cong newsreel film to illustrate VC operations, training, and logistics. Included are scenes from operations of the 9th VC Division and other newsreel reports from Tay Ninh province.
VHS
1987
Ivy (By Request)
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Divide and Conquer

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Documents the German invasions of Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Norway, and France, Hitler's plans for invading Britain and German efforts at sabotage and propaganda.
VHS
1996; 1944
Ivy (By Request)
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The Southern Appalachians: A Changing World

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Explains the historical geological events that influenced the landscape, climate, soils, minerals, and biological species that we see today in the Southern Appalachian Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains region.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
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The Battle of Russia: Directed by Frank Capra

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VHS
1985; 1944
Ivy (By Request)
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America's Darkest Day: Pearl Harbor

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"Pearl Harbor : America's darkest day" (2001) goes through various points in question regarding the December 7th, 1941 attack, such as: why were American troops caught completely off-guard?, and did President Roosevelt know the attack was coming? Also, shows actual Japanese footage of the events leading up to the brutal attack. "December 7th" (1943) is Hollywood's reconstruction of the events at Pearl Harbor on the day of the Japanese attack. Historically, the film is accurate in every detail. "Kamikaze" (1961) documents through Allied and Japanese newsreel film, the war in the Pacific from the attack on Pearl Harbor to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Includes more Japanese footage from their home front. "Kill That Zero" includes actual cockpit dogfight footage, Japanes [...]
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Uncle Sam: The Movie Collection

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Twenty-one original wartime shorts and documentaries, uncut and uncensored. See the American generation that fought and won World War II and endured the hardships of Korea. Experience the power of motion pictures, produced by the Hollywood studios and the U.S. government, to galvanize a nation and to honor and celebrate sacrifices made by the men and women who left us the world in which we live.
VHS
2000
Ivy (By Request)
19.

Grand Jury Testimony of William Jefferson Clinton: August 17, 1998

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"On August 17, 1998, President Bill Clinton gave video-taped testimony before a grand jury in the Ken Starr investigation. MPI Home Video is providing the video-taped testimony, as released by Congress, as an historical account--without narration, without opinion."--container.
VHS
1998
Ivy (By Request)
20.

NASA: 25 Years

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Rerelease of NASA films celebrating space flight, manned space flight, space stations, space shuttles, and the work of astronauts with satellites.
DVD
1998; 1995
Clemons (Stacks)