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All Deliberate Speed: Reflections on the Legacy of Brown

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Ogletree presents an analysis of the progress and limitations of the two Brown decisions: the first, in 1954, ruling that separate but equal is inheritently unequal; the second the next year urging desegregation in public schools "with all deliberate speed." He follows the legal case history in the pursuit of Brown including its limited successes, its failures, and what appears to be resistance to Brown's objective.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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From Hurting to Healing: Sexual Violence and Its Culturally Specific Implications Among African Americans

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Robinson, a rape survivor and author of the book, I will survive, talks about ways survivors can experience emotional, physical, sexual, and spiritual healing, offering her firsthand knowledge on the particular difficulties African-Americans face on their journeys toward recovery. She also explores why black women are more likely to experience sexual crimes.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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Keynote Address, Impact of Brown V. Board of Education Symposium

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Mr. Greenberg discusses the case and circumstances that led up to the Brown case, sharing his experiences as a young attorney working with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. He also reflects on the impact that the decision has had on American education.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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University of Virginia, 2004 Final Exercises

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DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Children of War

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Two University of Virginia students give personal accounts from their childhood years in war-torn Afghanistan and Bosnia.
VHS
2002
Ivy (By Request)
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No Heart of Darkness: Uganda and Response to AIDS

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Scheld presented an overview of the current AIDS epidemic, which affects 28.1 million persons in Sub-Saharan Africa and accounts for 20% or all deaths in Africa. He spoke on the demographic and economic impacts, the challenges faced in developing critical care solutions, and the creation of the Academic Alliance for AIDS Care and Prevention in Africa.
VHS
2002
Ivy (By Request)
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Reorganizing Homeland Security: A Historical Perspective

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Balogh considers the recently passed legislation to create a Homeland Security Department in the context of other major executive reorganizations over the past hundred years. He discusses the role of party politics and special interest groups in executive reform and outlines some challenges the new department is likely to face.
VHS
2002
Ivy (By Request)
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A Natural Politician: The Presidency of Bill Clinton

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Joe Klein, author of Primary colors, assesses the impact of Clinton's presidency on the economy, welfare reform, and the war on terror.
VHS
2002
Ivy (By Request)
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Our Mothers' War: America at Home and at the Front During World War II

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Ms. Yellin talks about writing her book, Our mothers' war, and about the experiences of her mother and other American women during World War II.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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The Legacy of Nancy Cruzan

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William Colby, the Cruzan family lawyer and author of the book Long goodbye, discussed the Nancy Cruzan case which represents the intersection of law, medicine, and technology. He talked about her as a person.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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Statehouse and Greenhouse: The Emerging Politics of American Climate Change Policy

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Rabe said that many states are taking a very active, engaging role to develop policies, policy tools, and policy instruments to stabilize or reduce their own greenhouse gas emissions. He presented a number of case studies describing what specific states are doing in this area.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
12.

The Road From 9-11

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Zelikow, the executive director of the 9-11 Commission while it was in existence, discusses the recommendations of the commission for the future. These recommendations were divided into two parts: what to do and how to do it. "What to do" amounts to a global strategy, the substance of what we should be doing. The "How to do it" part examines how should we reorganize our government so that we actually have institutions capable of carrying out such an ambitious strategy.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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Adult Perspectives on Childhood Experience With Domestic Homicide

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Parker discussed a longitudinal study she and Steeves are conducting, interviewing adults whose parents killed another parent when they were children. Steeves described the case study of one family with 5 children, who were split apart after the killing of a parent. Adams described her personal experience of losing her mother to domestic violence.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero

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Larson described doing her research for her book, Bound for the promised land, which relates Harriet Tubman's life as a woman, slave, and cultural icon. Larson described Tubman's life.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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Letter Perfect: The Marvelous History of Our Alphabet From a to Z

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Sacks talked about the history of the alphabet, using examples from his recently published book, Letter Perfect, which was issued in hardback as Language Visible.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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Report From the Ukraine: Was the Presidential Election Fair?

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Heilman, a veteran international elections observer, described what an election observer does and spoke about his experience in the Ukrainian presidential election between Prime Minister Viktor F. Yanukovich and opposition leader Viktor A. Yushchenko. He also discussed the post-election situation there.
VHS
2005
Ivy (By Request)
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The Economist as Sleuth and the Economist as Novelist

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Dr. Elzinga, an economist who writes mystery novels, had three main points: to explain things about mystery writing, to discuss the economics of writing fiction, and to encourage people to publish novels. He discussed the methods of solving crimes and his use of economics in solving them, using his novel, A Deadly indifference, as an illustration.
VHS
2005
Ivy (By Request)
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Rape and Prosecution

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Ms. Fairstein, former chief prosecutor for the Sex Crimes Unit of the New York District Attorney's Office, talked about her experiences as a female lawyer, beginning when such lawyers could not try violent crimes. She gave a history of the prosecution of rape, including the changes in the kind of evidence allowed in these cases. She also talked about writing crime fiction.
VHS
2005
Ivy (By Request)
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Through the Kaleidoscope: Multiple Views in Fiction and Painting

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Novelist and short story writer, Ann Beattie, and her husband, artist Lincoln Perry discuss some of Perry's paintings and sculpture and Beattie's views on writing. Both have a mutual interest in narratives.
VHS
2005
Ivy (By Request)
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Never Ask Permission: Elisabeth Scott Bocock of Richmond

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In her talk about her mother, Elisabeth Scott Bocock, an upper class woman in Richmond, Ms. Hitz gave a brief family history, and spoke about her mother as a person during the times and social climate in which she lived. Ms. Hitz described the way her mother worked for historic preservation in Richmond.
VHS
2005
Ivy (By Request)