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Operation Mercy

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From the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, 1950-1975.; "In this film presentation, the "human side" of the Army is identified in the contributions of the American soldier assigned to "Operation Mercy." Not so long ago thousands of Hungarian Freedom Fighters and their families were helped toward sanctuary in the United States. For them the gates of Camp Kilmer represented the end to a way of life they had found oppressive and the beginning of a new life of hope and opportunity. The action moves from the early street fighting in Budapest through the last days in October when the thunderous roar of Russian tanks was stilled and the smoke cleared over the ruined city to a ship moving out of Bremerhaven toward a pier in Brooklyn. Here all Americans -- along with the United St [...]
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1956
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Exodus

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"Since 2011, millions of people have fled their homes in Syria and other countries besieged by violence, helping to fuel Europe's largest migration crisis since the end of World War II. This two-hour special draws on camera and smartphone footage filmed by refugees and migrants themselves--inside sinking dinghies attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea, in the trucks of human traffickers, and in the countries they hope to call home. Through its harrowing access and intimacy, Exodus vividly exposes a shadow-world of human traffickers exploiting the crisis for profit, how countries are handling the influx of people and the challenges and choices these refugees and migrants face every day"--Container.
DVD
2017; 2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Out of Gitmo: Forever Prison

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Out of Gitmo: The story of Mansoor al-Dayfi, a Gitmo detainee released after fourteen years from the controversial US prison at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base.; Forever prison: Draws on extensive and rare archival footage to tell the little known story of how the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base came to be used to hold people beyond the the reach of the U.S. law. In the 1990s, 70,00 Haitian refugees fled their country after a coup and ended up being detained at Gitmo.
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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Exodus: The Journey Continues

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The intimate stories of refugees and migrants, caught in Europe's tightened borders. Amid the ongoing migration crisis, the film follows personal journeys over two years, as countries become less welcoming to those seeking refuge.
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)