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The Perfect Victim [electronic resource]

Shirley, Carlene and Ruby have collectively spent over eighty-five years in Missouri state prison, having each been convicted of the murders of their abusive husbands. Beaten, raped, sold, abused and almost murdered, these women suffered for years prior to their desperate crimes. A powerful and poignant insight into the world of domestic abuse, the lives it destroys, and an insensitive US justice system. A shocking film you won't easily forget.
Online
2013
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The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

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"Destroyed in a dramatic and highly publicized implosion, the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex has become a widespread symbol of failure among architects, politicians and policy makers. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth explores the social, economic and legislative issues that led to the decline of conventional public housing in America, and the city centers in which the projects resided, while tracing personal and poignant narratives of those who lived in them."--Disc container.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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In Our Backyard [electronic resource]

An expose on the polluted industrial towns surrounding the St. Louis area, and their connections to a well known chemical company known as Monsanto.
Online
2009
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The World's Greatest Fair [electronic resource]

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The 1904 World's Fair was intended to be the biggest and best World's Fair ever. The first Olympics on American soil where competitors were openly administered drugs and marathon runners were chased off course by dogs. The first Ferris Wheel, so large that a wedding was held on horseback in one of its cars. Witness the fair as never before through these stories and many more.
Online
2005; 2004
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The World's Greatest Fair

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Documentary on the 1904 World's Fair in Saint Louis, using archival images and interviews with historians to highlight various aspects of the event.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Meet Me in St. Louis

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DVD
2004; 1944
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Glass Menagerie

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A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Prelinger Archives: The Big City [electronic resource]

Impressionistic film about the city of St. Louis, and the public services that tax money is spent on.
Online
1950
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Area Code 314

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"Area code 314 -- St. Louis, Missouri, on the banks of the Mississippi. It's here on the way north from New Orleans that the blues stayed for good. Sports and breweries, cereals and chemicals and the arch, the Gateway Arch ... Gateway to the West. 630 feet of stainless steel is standing there tall and proud and you can even ride up one side and down the other."--Transcript.
Online