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Sir Roger Makins

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"Participants: Sir Roger Makins, British Ambassador to the United States, interviewed by Larry Lesueur and Charles Collingwood. Topics: Britain and East-West trade, recognition of the People's Republic of China and its admission to the United Nations, European Defense Community, and Anglo-American relations."--Longines Chronoscope Interviews, March 24, 1954 (200LW598).
Online
1954
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William Beveridge

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"Participants: William Henry, Lord Beveridge, British economist and author of the "Beveridge Plan," interviewed by Larry Lesueur and John B. Oakes. Topics: The "Beveridge Plan" for social insurance from cradle to grave, and comparison of social programs in Britain and America."--Longines Chronoscope Interviews, May 28, 1954 (200LW479).
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1954
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Interview With Herbert Bluechel, 1981 [electronic resource]

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Herbert Bluechel served in Vietnam in the mid-1940s. He recalls British General Gracey's entry into Saigon and describes a meeting between French General Philippe Leclerc and O.S.S. officer Peter Dewey; Dewey would be the first American casualty in Vietnam, prior to the official start of the war. He recounts the events surrounding Dewey's death in detail. Finally, he discusses the mood of the country and Vietnamese attitudes towards the French, the British, and the Americans.
Online
1983
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Interview With Philip Geoffrey Malins, 1982 [electronic resource]

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British General Philip Geoffrey Malins recounts his arrival in Saigon in 1945, describing the situation as "peaceful." Malins recalls being able to drive around the outskirts of Saigon without much trouble, and how that situation soon began to deteriorate. Malins also talks about his superior General Gracey as a humane, loyal person who served as a father figure to Malins. Malins continues talking about his job and the responsibility he had to ensure there was enough food for his people and the French civil population during the postwar famine in Vietam. Malins arranged for an open market that would allow anyone to buy food. He describes the policy surrounding the market and how it affected the troops as well as the civilians.
Online
1983
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She Wolves: England's Early Queens

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Hosted and based on the book by Dr. Helen Castor, an accomplished and elegant historian, and filmed on location in England and France, this captivating BBC series explores the lives of seven English queens who challenged male power, the fierce and fiery reactions they provoked, and whether, in fact, much has changed.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Windsors, a Royal Family

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An examination of the House of Windsor, spanning four generations of the House of Windsor.
DVD
2004; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Best of So Graham Norton

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Graham Norton introduces highlights from the first three series of his Channel 4 chat show, including previously unseen footage.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Margot Fonteyn [electronic resource]

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Just two years before she died, Margot Fonteyn finally agreed to tell the full story of her life for this exclusive television biography. It was made at her home in Panama and is the only personal account of her life and career that exists on film. It includes archive footage of many of her great roles and extensive newsreel coverage of key events in her life.
Online
2013; 1990
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At Home With the Georgians

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Amanda Vickery sets her sights on the golden age of homemaking in the 18th Century Georgian era. She traces the story of the unique relationship Britons enjoy with their homes. Characters from all walks of life, including gentlewomen in their stately mansions and servants with only a locking box to call their own, are brought to life as Amanda reveals the private diaries, intimate letters and curious artifacts of the age where the modern notion of a 'home' was born.
DVD
2012; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Elizabeth

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One of the most important rulers in history, Elizabeth I came to the throne at a time when England was under threat of annexation from abroad and collapse from within. When she died after a reign of 45 years, she left behind a nation protected by the greatest navy on earth and in the midst of a cultural explosion she made possible. This series explores the life and rule of the woman who gave her name to an era. A blend of dramatic re-creations and commentary brings alive the courtly intrigues and epic conflicts that shaped her reign, opens a window into the Queen's private struggles and convictions, and examines her monumental legacy.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)