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A Conversation With Marcel Duchamp [electronic resource]: From NBC's Wisdom Series

Filmed amidst the Arensberg collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where 35 works by Marcel Duchamp are gathered, this 1956 NBC interview features the artist talking with James Johnson Sweeney, former director of the Guggenheim Museum. Duchamp describes his transition away from Impressionism toward a Cubist, and then post-Cubist, approach, providing commentary while standing before Nude Descending a Staircase ("I was not aware of Italian Futurism when I painted it") and The Large Glass ("The two crackings are symmetrically arranged and there is… almost an intention there… a ready-made intention, in other words, that I respect and love."). These concepts are paradoxically, although quite logically, articulated alongside his desire for "dryness" and mechanical precision. Viewers [...]
Online
1956
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Mr. Philadelphia [electronic resource]: The Story of Albert M. Greenfield

This documentary recounts the life and career of one of Philadelphia's great 20th-century leaders, The film features Albert Greenfield's realization of the "American Dream," as he worked his way up from humble beginnings to become a real estate mogul, university trustee, and philanthropist as well as an adviser to church leaders, educators, mayors, governors, four presidents of the United States, and world leaders.
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2014; 2009
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Under the Gun [electronic resource]: Whose Right? Whose Responsibility?

As the death toll mounts in high schools and neighborhoods, America urgently needs to balance Second Amendment rights with gun-related youth violence. In part one of this program, ABC News anchor Ted Koppel and correspondent David Turecamo consider the badlands of Philadelphia, where hundreds of teens and young adults are killed or maimed each year by easily purchased but illegally owned handguns. In part two, Koppel and Turecamo consider the predicament of gun manufacturers, who claim that any legislative restrictions will hamper how they market their products to law-abiding citizens. Can lawmakers, manufacturers, and partisan lobbies stop fighting each other long enough to attack the roots of gun violence together?
Online
1998
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Twice Born Part 2 [electronic resource]: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit

This three-part miniseries steps inside the groundbreaking medical frontier of fetal surgery with an intimate look at the Special Delivery Unit at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. With exclusive access to this elite unit, the film captures rarely-seen, real-time footage of fetal operations. Meet expecting parents as they face difficult decisions. Should they take a leap of faith to repair birth defects with prenatal surgery, even if it means they might lose their child?
Online
2015
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Twice Born Part 1 [electronic resource]: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit

This three-part miniseries steps inside the groundbreaking medical frontier of fetal surgery with an intimate look at the Special Delivery Unit at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. With exclusive access to this elite unit, this film captures rarely-seen, real-time footage of fetal operations. Meet expecting parents as they face difficult decisions. Should they take a leap of faith to repair birth defects with prenatal surgery, even if it means they might lose their child?
Online
2015
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Twice Born Part 3 [electronic resource]: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit

This three-part miniseries steps inside the groundbreaking medical frontier of fetal surgery with an intimate look at the Special Delivery Unit at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. With exclusive access to this elite unit, the film captures rarely-seen, real-time footage of fetal operations. Meet expecting parents as they face difficult decisions. Should they take a leap of faith to repair birth defects with prenatal surgery, even if it means they might lose their child?
Online
2015