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The Hudson River School: Artistic Pioneers

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In the vicinity of New York's Hudson River Valley, the Adirondack Mountains, Catskill Mountains, and the White Mountains of New Hampshire, a group of American painters led by British born artist Thomas Cole forged an artistic vision of the American wilderness. This was the first American school of landscape painting.
DVD
2016; 2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Apprentice: The Complete First Season

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Donald Trump, one of America's most successful businessmen, takes 16 contestants and tests their intelligence, chutzpah and street-smarts. They will be forced to think outside the box in order to outshine each other to get to the top. At the conclusion of each task, the winning team will be granted a lavish reward but the losing team must report immediately to Trump's boardroom where one of them will be fired. The big twist is that the teams are thrown out to the wolves of the New York business world with only a few days to complete incredibly difficult tasks.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Empire State Building [electronic resource]

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An historical documentary about the Empire State Building, also known as the "Cathedral of Dreams" during its construction during the Depression.
Online
1993
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Ellis Island

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Immigrants of every ethnic background recall their extraordinary adventures, historians explore the sometimes insensitive national policies, and the Ellis Island Oral History Project reveals what the immigration experience was actually like. Features rare photographs and film.
Online
1997
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Blackout

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Told through the memories of those who lived through the events, examines the 1977 power outage that caused monumental mayhem throughout New York City over two hot and humid days. In the documentary, American Experience explores the economic, political, technological, and social consequences of an event that led to both horrifying lawlessness and to innumerable acts of selflessness and generosity.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Bombing of Wall Street

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On Sept. 16, 1920, a cart packed with dynamite exploded in front of Morgan Bank, leaving 38 dead and hundreds more seriously injured in the nation's financial center. The Bombing of Wall Street tells the story of an early act of terror that remains unsolved today and sparked a bitter national debate about how far the government should go to protect the nation from acts of political violence.
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)