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The Kennedy Curse [electronic resource]

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The Kennedy family is one of the most famous families in the world, but their history has been plagued by tragedies commonly know as The Kennedy Curse. The wealth, glamour, and photogenic quality of the family members, as well as their extensive and continuing commitment to public service, has elevated them to iconic status over the past half-century and has led to their reputation as 'America's Royal Family'. But for all of the family's wealth, power, and influence over the United States of America and the world, they have suffered through some of the greatest personal, and public tragedies. These events, and their impact on the lives of the Kennedy family, are known as "The Kennedy Curse."
Online
2013
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Vietnam Part 2, Vol. 6 [electronic resource]: The US Government Collection

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Volume 2 of the acclaimed documentary program. Much of the film footage on this three disc set is from the U.S. Government Archives. Original footage of Marine landings and air operations are included in the series as well as artillery gunfire.
Online
2012
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Vietnam Part 2, Vol. 5 [electronic resource]: The US Government Collection

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Volume 2 of the acclaimed documentary program. Much of the film footage on this three disc set is from the U.S. Government Archives. Original footage of Marine landings and air operations are included in the series as well as artillery gunfire.
Online
2012
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Vietnam Part 2, Vol. 4 [electronic resource]: The US Government Collection

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Volume 2 of the documentary program. Much of the film footage is from the U.S. Government Archives. Original footage of Marine landings and air operations are included in the series as well as artillery gunfire.
Online
2012
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The Fever of '57 [electronic resource]: The Sputnik Movie

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The Fever of '57 shows what happened after the launch of Sputnik and reveals how Cold War tensions quickly escalated between the Superpowers to a fever pitch.
Online
2012
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Great Speeches Video Series: Volume 1

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This program features six landmark speeches: John F. Kennedy's inaugural address; Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech; Adolf Hitler's address to the Nazi Party; Douglas MacArthur's farewell address; Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1942 State of the Union address; and Barack Obama's first inaugural address.
Online
2012
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Blood in the Face [electronic resource]

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Blood in the Face is a documentary film about white supremacy groups in North America. Inspired by a nonfiction book by author James Ridgeway, this documentary was largely shot in Cohoctah Township, Michigan. It focuses on a gathering of neo-Nazis, racists, and conspiracy theorists who expect people of color to ignite a Racial Holy War in the U.S.
Online
2011
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Dominoes [electronic resource]

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In the years after 1946, French forces struggled to maintain their influence against the tide of communist-led Vietnamese forces pursuing from the North.
Online
2011
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Howard Zinn [electronic resource]: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train

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This acclaimed film looks at the amazing life of the renowned historian, activist and author. Following his early days as a shipyard labor organizer and bombardier in World War II, Zinn became an academic rebel and leader of civil disobedience in a time of institutionalized racism and war. His influential writings shine light on and bring voice to factory workers, immigrant laborers, African Americans, Native Americans and the working poor. Featuring rare archival materials and interviews with Zinn and colleagues such as Noam Chomsky, You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train captures the essence of this extraordinary man who has been a catalyst for progressive change for more than 60 years.
Online
2011
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Vietnam Interview [electronic resource]: Co Thach Nguyen

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Foreign Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Nguyen Co Thach recalls life during the French colonial period. He describes his province of Nan Dinh as overcrowded and poor. Nguyen Co Thach recalls his days in the nationalist movement, which he joined shortly after he was released from prison in 1940. He talks about the hardest years he spent in the resistance, from 1947 until 1949, when the French began to close in on the resistance movement. Nguyen Co Thach also recalls his negotiations with Averell Harriman, his secret talks with Henry Kissinger, and the 1969 ceasefire proposal, which was rejected.
Online
2011
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Vietnam Interview [electronic resource]: Do Thi Bay

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Do Thi Bay describes her life as the daughter of a poor peasant family and how, because they had no money and were exploited, she began to follow the revolution as a young girl. Do Thi Bay recalls her time as a courier for the Viet Minh in 1946 carrying letters and documents across the villages. Do Thi Bay describes the time when French African troops broke into her house to search for incriminating materials, and when the troops did not find anything they beat her before leaving.
Online
2011
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Vietnam Interview [electronic resource]: Duong van Khang

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Villager Duong Van Khang discusses living under French rule and recruitment of soldiers by the French for their colonial army. In order to avoid recruitment, Duong Van Khang went into hiding. He discusses daily peasant life and how life changed once the French left and the Japanese arrived. Because of the hardships that Duong Van Khang and his family experienced, he joined the Viet Minh to fight for the rights of peasants and other workers. He talks about fighting tactics the guerrilla army used against the French and his involvement in the Battle of Dien Bien Phu including the destruction of the Phung Bridge. Duong Van Khang also touches upon his reaction to the cease-fire and the Geneva Agreement.
Online
2011
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Vietnam Interview [electronic resource]: Gerald Ford

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Gerald R. Ford had been president of the United States for nine months when in 1975, Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, fell to the North Vietnamese, effectively ending US military involvement in Vietnam. He frames the closing of the war in terms of diplomacy--both between the United States and the South Vietnam and between the executive branch and Congress. He also recalls the decisions necessary to an orderly evacuation of South Vietnam, consisting not just of American soldiers and materials but thousands of South Vietnamese considered to be targets of the advancing North Vietnamese. Lastly, he links failures in US policy toward Vietnam with those toward Cambodia.
Online
2011
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Vietnam Interview [electronic resource]: Robert Franco

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Bob Franco was a lieutenant in command of a platoon in Vietnam. He talks about his arrival in Vietnam, learning the ropes, and being sent to a heavily land-mined area. He recounts not being able to move his men forward because of their panic at the sight of mines. He recalls ambushes and describes American drug use in-theater. He finishes by describing preparations for returning to civilian life, his reservations about being awarded a bronze star for valor, and his contention that soldiers had no idea what they were fighting for.
Online
2011
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Vietnam Interview [electronic resource]: Young Vietnamese Boys

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Interview with two young Vietnamese boys, Hoang Van Dac and Dinh Xuan Ngoan. The boys recall the afternoon when the Americans sprayed chemicals. The first boy remembers being in school and the teacher herding the students into a shelter. He recalls the air raids that took place in 1969 and his house being burnt down twice. The second boy discusses how, since the end of the war, he is feeling happier and can concentrate on his studies and rebuilding the country. He also talks about the bombings and the effect it had on daily life.
Online
2011
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Black Inventors [electronic resource]: Black Men and Iron Horses

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This film rediscovers the African-American inventors whose genius built safety, speed, and reliability into American railroading. A. Philip Randolph discusses the struggle of the Black labor movement which sought to transform this racially segregated industry.
Online
2011
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The Marian Anderson Story [electronic resource]: Lady in the Lincoln Memorial

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Portrays the life of Marian Anderson as a struggling black singer in a prejudiced world through dramatized situations in her childhood and young adult years and through authentic photographs of her vocal and social triumphs. Includes photographs of her European tours and her historic concert at Lincoln Memorial in 1939.
Online
2011
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Immigrant From America [electronic resource]

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Explores the paradox of racism in a nation composed of immigrants, and contrasts the experiences of immigrants from other shores with those of blacks migrating from the South to the North. Includes a discussion among high school students about persecution and prejudice.
Online
2011
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Color of Justice [electronic resource]

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This film explores judicial decisions that have shaped America's racial attitudes: the Dred Scott case, Plessy vs. Ferguson, the 1970 court order to integrate the schools of Lamar, South Carolina. It also reviews the efforts of modern political and judicial leaders to help break the color line at Little Rock, Arkansas, at the University of Mississippi, in the nations's schools, voting booths, courtrooms, and public accommodations.
Online
2011
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The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer [electronic resource]: Never Turn Back

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Pays tribute to Fannie Lou Hamer, nonviolent motivator in the civil rights movement. Includes an interview with her, comments from individuals who knew her or her work, and scenes of her galvanizing civil rights workers.
Online
2011