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A Conversation With Margaret Mead [electronic resource]: From NBC's Wisdom Series

Providing an intriguing window into cultural anthropology as it was practiced and conceptualized during the mid-20th century, this 1959 NBC interview features renowned researcher Margaret Mead discussing her work with one of her students, William Mitchell. Mead explains her views on what Mitchell describes as the "happy savage" myth, largely dispelling the notion while referencing the idea of cultural ethos - the "emotional tone" of a society - and its variation from group to group. She also deftly articulates (several decades ahead of her time) the manner in which Western development and influences erode the cultural traditions and physical territories of indigenous peoples. Even today, viewers will find Mead's views on polygamy, morality, women's roles, and other topics riveting an [...]
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1959
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Postwar Grain Shortages, 1946

Reel on global/European grain shortages after WWII
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1946
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Jewish New Year at the Wailing Wall, 1946

Jewish people celebrate Jewish New Year at Wailing Wall in Jerusalem.
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1946
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Hollywood Stars Interviewed, 1947

Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Taylor; Laurel and Hardy interviewed
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1947
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Start of the Baby Boom, 1947

Rows of seated nurses in uniform with masks over their mouths holding newborn babies; baby boom.
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1947
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Julie Andrews Sings, 1948

Julie Andrews at age 13 singing "God Save the King
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1948
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Gorgeous George, 1948

Gorgeous George gets ready for an evening in the wrestling ring.
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1948
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Family Life, ca. 1950

Husband returns home to the wife and kids; different family at the breakfast table
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1950
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Duck and Cover Drill, 1950

Duck and Cover; narration on the importance of quickly seeking shelter when air raid is signaled
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1950
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Al Jonson's Funeral, 1950

Al Jolson's funeral; shots Hollywood synagogue; crowd on sidewalk; pallbearers bring coffin out; clip Jolson running onto field to entertain servicemen in Korea
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1950
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Eleanor Roosevelt on the Korean War, 1950

Eleanor Roosevelt arrives in England, comments on war in Korea (saying it's to prevent war)
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1950
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The WPA Film Library Part 1 [electronic resource]: City Kids Paying, ca. 1950

My Own Yard To Play In report on city kids' recreation options (they're poor, perhaps, but creative and active!)
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1950
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The WPA Film Library Part 2 [electronic resource]: City Kids Paying, ca. 1950

My Own Yard To Play In report on city kids' recreation options (they're poor, perhaps, but creative and active!)
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1950