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Rosenwald

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"Rosenwald is the incredible story of how businessman and philanthropist Julius Rosenwald joined forces with Booker T. Washington and African American communities in the segregationist Jim Crow South to build more than 5000 schools. Inspired by the Jewish doctrine of 'tikkun olam' or repairing the world, and a deep concern over racial inequality in America, the Rosenwald Fund supported major African-American artists and intellectuals, like Marian Anderson, W.E.B. Du Bois, Langston Hughes, Jacob Lawrence, and Gordon Parks. This unprecedented historical partnership impacted American culture for generations and continues to inspire today."--Container.
DVD
2017
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Most Likely to Succeed

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"Most Likely To Succeed is a feature-length documentary examining the history of U.S. education, revealing the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in today's innovative world. The film explores compelling new approaches that engage students, energize teachers, and lead to deep, retained learning. MLTS premiered at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival and was an official selection of more than two dozen festivals. To date, Most Likely To Succeed has screened for thousands of audiences around the world, igniting conversations and empowering change."--Publisher.
Online
2017; 2015
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Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity

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"In the U.S., race --more than any other demographic factor-- determines levels of individual educational achievement, health and life expectancy, possibility of incarceration, and wealth. This film reveals a self-perpetuating system of inequity in which internal factors play out in external structures: institutions, policy and law. Designed for dialogue and learning, Cracking the codes : the system of racial inequity works to disentangle internal beliefs within, as it builds skills to recognize and address the external drivers of inequity"--Container.
DVD
2012
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The Hunting Ground

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An exposé of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. Weaving together verite footage and first-person testimonies, the film follows survivors as they pursue their education while fighting for justice--despite harsh retaliation, harassment and pushback at every level.
DVD
2015
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Pluralism in America

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Dr. Eck considers the essential question facing American society to be how Americans of all faiths and beliefs can engage with one another to shape a country of positive pluralism. The great diversity of religious beliefs in the U.S. has become what she calls "Main Street phenomenon," and she addresses religious pluralism in terms of global, national, civic and theological issues.
DVD
2005
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Moments in Time Famine to Freedom: The Great Irish Journey

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During Ireland's potato famine in the 19th century, over a million people died of starvation and disease. An excavation of one village reveals the lives of Irish farmers during these tragic times.
DVD
2008; 2003
No information available at this time.
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How the States Got Their Shapes

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Every line on the U.S. map tells a great story: California's border was bent to claw onto lucrative gold deposits ... Oklahoma's panhandle reflects a shifting national barometer for legal slavery ... Kentucy, Tennessee and Virginia's shared border traces the scar of a meteor impact. The segments reveal the larger story of what makes America unique: a range of natural resources, a history of social experimentation, and a thriving democracy.
DVD
2010
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I Believe: Hinduism

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"Dennis Wholey has a conversation about Hinduism with Sadhvi Vrnda Chaitanya of Arsha Vijnana Mandiram. Topics of discussion include the history of Hinduism; the Vedas, which are typically committed to memory; the meaning of the words karma, samsara, moksha and their relationship to one another; the concept that everything is God and that secular and sacred therefore are one; and the individual rather than congregational nature of Hindu prayer." -- container.
DVD
2008; 2007
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An Inconvenient Truth

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Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences.
DVD
2006
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Nightmare in Jamestown: The New World Epic

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Behind the epic film, "The New World" is an extraordinary real-life drama of the horrowing battle to carve out the first permanent English colony in the American wilderness. The latest discoveries reveal the true story of Jamestown as you've never seen it before. With exclusive access to forensics and archaeology, National Geographic reveals shocking new evidence of starvation and disease, secret plots and Spanish spies. Brought to life with re-creations and interviews, presents the story of how a small, embattled band of adventurers would plant the seed of a nation.
DVD
2005
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Peace, Propaganda, & the Promised Land: U.S. Media & the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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This documentary contends that the foreign policy interests of American political elites, working in combination with Israeli public relations strategies, exercise a powerful influence over news reporting about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Combines U.S. and British television news footage with observations from analysts, journalists, and political activists. Examines the factors that have distorted the United States' media coverage and, in turn, American public opinion.
DVD
2004
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The World Stopped Watching

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Peter Raymont's 1987 documentary "The World Is Watching" followed four journalists at work in Nicargua during the height of the Contra war against the Sandinistas. Thirteen years later in "The World Stopped Watching" Raymont follows journalists Bill Gentile and Ry Ryan during their return to Nicaragua to track down the people they interviewed before and learn how the country has meanwhile changed for better or worse.
DVD
2003
No information available at this time.
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Cold War I

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The Bay of Pigs: Documentary exploring the events surrounding the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's April 17, 1961 amphibious invasion of Cuba intended to overthrow the government of Fidel Castro.; The Berlin crisis: Studies the first major confrontation between Western allies and the Soviet Union following World War II when, without warning in June 1948, the Soviet Union cut off communication between Berlin and the West.; Yalta: Examines the Yalta Conference.; Stalin's bomb maker: Examines the mystery behind Igor Vasilevich Kurchatov, a Soviet nuclear scientist who worked closely with Stalin and Beria, and used espionage and Gulag labor to advance his work.
DVD
1999; 2002
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Schoolhouse Rock!

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Collection of all 46 Schoolhouse rock! songs on the topics of science, multiplication, money, American history and English grammar. Plus, the new song "I'm gonna send your vote to college" about the American electoral college.
DVD
2002
No information available at this time.
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Spying on the Home Front

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"Frontline addresses an issue of major consequence for all Americans: Is the Bush administration's domestic war on terrorism jeopardizing our civil liberties? Reporter Hedrick Smith presents new material on how the National Security Agency's domestic surveillance program works and examines clashing viewpoints on whether the president has violated the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and infringed on constitutional protections."--Website
DVD
2007
No information available at this time.
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The Living Weapon

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Soon after the United States entered World War II, President Roosevelt received information that Germany and Japan were developing biological weapons. In response, the U.S. and it's allies rushed to develop their own germ warfare program.
DVD
2007
No information available at this time.
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Assault on Gay America: The Life and Death of Billy Jack

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In the telling of the life and death of Billy Jack Gaither, Frontline explores the roots of homophobia in America and asks how these attitudes, beliefs and fears contribute to the recent rise in violence against gays.
DVD
2006; 2000
No information available at this time.
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By River, by Rail [electronic resource]: History of the Black Migration

In the early 20th century, blacks moved north in hope of a better life with little more than a prayer and the shirts on their backs. In this program, poet Maya Angelou, NAACP President Kweisi Mfume, and a host of other African-Americans recount the story of the migration, of separated families, and of the hardships, prejudice, and struggle for acceptance in the North that resulted in disillusionment. Black luminaries include James Cameron, author of A Time of Terror; Jacob Lawrence, artist and creator of The Black Migration series; and Dr. Julius Garvey, son of Marcus Garvey, founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and the Back to Africa movement of the 1920s.
Online
2006; 1994
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Bill of Rights [electronic resource]: Bill of Responsibility

Bill Maher hosts this witty inquiry into the meaning of the Constitution today. Drawing examples from current events and pop culture, Maher reveals the Constitution as "a living document. Beginning with a brief overview of the full document, then focusing on the Bill of Rights, Maher demonstrates history as an evolving process. Insightful commentary encourages students to relate current events to the First, Second, Fourth, and Fifth Amendments, and others. Archival footage provides historical context and familiar contemporary references.
Online
2005; 1995
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If I'm Elected [electronic resource]: Modern Campaign Techniques

Did our founding fathers envision today's political campaigns? Do political races serve our democratic ideals? How do candidates get voters to choose them? Viewers learn how running a campaign has turned from the noble pursuit our founders planned into a manipulative science. Although campaigns from the beginning suffered from negative rhetoric, in the age of television they have become even more harsh and a lot less truthful. Viewers learn about the fascinating roles played by political consultants and the powerful influence they have on candidates. They learn how campaigns control and manage news-media coverage and the significant role money plays in backing the candidate. This video takes students through noteworthy campaigns to look at and analyze why politicians seeking office s [...]
Online
2005; 1993