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Digging for Slaves

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Explores excavations of 18th-century slave quarters on Middleburg Plantation near Charleston; at Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, whose slave holdings seem so irreconcilable with his expressed views on human freedom; and at Colonial Williamsburg, which until recently suppressed information about the lives of the slaves, who made up over half the town's population.
DVD
2004; 1989; 1992
Clemons (Stacks)
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A Generation of Crack Babies: Policy Approaches to Perinatal Substance Abuse

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Mary Faith Marshall, Ph. D.R.N. (Professor, Department of Medicine and Bioethics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City) discussed "The Charleston Policy on Cocaine Use During Pregnancy." In 1989, the Medical University of South Carolina instituted a program known as the "Interagency Policy on Management of Substance Abuse During Pregnancy," aimed at helping mothers quit their addiction and assure the safety of their fetus. Controversial ethical issues such as the right to refuse treatment, privacy, racism, and politics were highlighted. Marshall showed a twelve minute clip of a BBB film documenting this policy. Robert J. Boyle, M.D. (Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Neonatology), University of Virginia) commented on the cocaine craze of the 80's and 90's and the curre [...]
DVD
2002
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
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Civil War Journal

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Through diaries, photograhs, and factual reenactments, these four episodes focus on the earlier years of the Civil War, including John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry; the first military engagement of the war at Fort Sumter; the first major battle at Bull Ron, and the mix of escaped slaves and educated African American men who made up the 65th Massachussetts regiment.
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2001; 1993
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America at War: Volume III the American Revolution

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Discusses the treason of Benedict Arnold and how later Washington leveraged French naval power to a decisive victory at Yorktown. Tthe war finally came to an end with the Peace of Paris resulting in American independence.
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2007; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)