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The Great Depression and Foreign Affairs ; America in the Pacific: The Clash of Two Cultures

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1. Presents the outcome of the Great Depression in America and how it changed the outlook of the world. 2. Describes how Japan began a series of aggressive military campaigns in China in the early 1930s.
VHS
1989; 1978
Ivy (By Request)
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Japan Invades China: Crisis in the Far East ; War Comes at Pearl Harbor

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1. Highlights Japan's expansion into French Indochina, the Dutch Indies, Burma, Malaya and the Philippines. 2. Focuses on the diplomatic and economic pressure placed on Japan prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor.
VHS
1989; 1978
Ivy (By Request)
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Versailles: The Lost Peace ; Return to Isolationism

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1. President Wilson's idealistic hopes for world peace through collective security clashes with "real politik" of Europe. 2. The struggle between President Wilson and the U.S. Senate over the League of Nations.
VHS
1989; 1978
Ivy (By Request)
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The Recognition of Russia: A Climate of Mutual Distrust ; Latin America : Intervention in Our Own Backyard

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1. Examines the wave of working class militancy that swept the world after the boom decade of the 20s and the Roosevelt administration's official recognition of the U.S.S.R. in the first detent in 1933. 2. Examines four decades of U.S. intervention in Latin America from the Spanish American War in 1898 until World War II.
VHS
1989; 1978
Ivy (By Request)
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FDR and Hitler: Their Rise to Power ; FDR and Hitler : The Dynamics of Power

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1. Both leaders use individual charisma and leadership - to very different ends. 2. Both leaders know the value of mass communications.
VHS
1989; 1978
Ivy (By Request)
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The First SALT Talks ; Radio, Racism and Foreign Policy

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1. Highlights the Washington Naval Conference of 1921 which was the world first major disarmament conference. 2. The effects of foreign policy issues on the American public are the focus of the second part.
VHS
1989; 1978
Ivy (By Request)
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The Italian-Ethiopian War: Africa in World Affairs ; The Spanish Civil War

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1. Focuses on Mussolini's Italy, his dreams of an empire and his costly invasion of Ethiopia. 2. Examines fascist Spain and the Spanish Civil War.
VHS
1989; 1978
Ivy (By Request)
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The Phony War ; FDR and Churchill: The Human Partnership

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Pt. 13. Hitler invades Poland on September 1, 1939. A deceiving lull precedes the fall of France and the rest of Europe. American public opinion wavers between intervention and neutrality. Pt. 14. The close personal friendship between Roosevelt and Churchill affects the history of the Western world, as Roosevelt proposes the lend-lease program, allowing the U.S. to arm Britain for its war with Germany while remaining neutral.
VHS
1989; 1978
Ivy (By Request)