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Modern Heroes, Modern Slaves

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Each day, thousands of women leave under developed countries like the Philippines to seek work as domestics in more prosperous places. What little money they earn they send home to their families. This crucial source of revenue to their country's economy has prompted the Philippine government to call these contract workers "modern day heroes."Starting from the case of Flor Contemplacion, the Philippine maid hanged in Singapore for the killing of her abusive employer, this film shows the human and sometimes tragic side of this organized labor trade: failed marriages, family break ups, and exploitation and abuse at the hands of unscrupulous employers. The film also takes us to a shelter in Saudi Arabia where abused domestics seek refuge. These women will ultimately return home penniles [...]
Online
1999
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United News: Release 126 (1944) MacArthur Returns to the Philippines [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Naval guns bombard the beaches of Leyte; Generals MacArthur and Wainwright. 2. Red Cross personnel pack food for Americans imprisoned in Germany. 3. Cadets parade at Uruguay's military academy in Montevideo. 4. A MARK I calculator at Harvard University. 5. Marines capture pillboxes and dugouts on Peleliu Island. 6. The 5th Army breaks through the Gothic Line in Italy.
Online
1944
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United News: Release 148 (1945) Manila Entirely Free in Savage Last-Ditch Battle [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. U.S. troops fight in Manila streets and care for refugees; Gen. MacArthur sees the American flag raised on Corregidor. 2. UNRRA loads ships with clothing for Europe; Henry J. Kaiser. 3. The War Memorial Building in San Francisco is readied for the United Nations; Secretary of State Stettinius and Senators Connally and Vandenberg visit President Roosevelt at the White House; Stettinius explains the U.N. purposes. 4. The 1st Army enters Cologne; Allied troops capture bridges across the Rhine.
Online
1945
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United News: Release 152 (1945) Continued Liberation of Philippines [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Artillery units blast Japanese troops from the hills of Luzon. 2. President Truman and Secretary of State Stettinius greet San Francisco Conference delegates at the White House. 3. Chinese workers move gasoline drums to the front lines. 4. U.S. troops liberate Russians from German prison camps; Generals Patton and Bradley meet in Munich; the segment also features Jan Christian Smuts, Anthony Eden, Molotov, Georges Bidault, and T.V. Soong.
Online
1945
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Liberation of the Philippines

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Online
1997; 1964
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Fall of the Philippines

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Online
2008
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The Return to the Philippines ; Okinawa, the Last Battle [electronic resource]

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Combining graphic combat footage and expert commentary, this is a commanding view of the battles and strategy, the men and machines, and the horror and heroism that marked World War II. [Episode 1] Heavy naval bombardment signaled American penetration of the Japanese-occupied Philippines in a battle for the territory's liberation. [Episode 2] The American Army and Marines moved toward the Japanese island beaches for the ultimate battle of World War II at Okinawa.
Online
1985
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American Troops Land in the Philippines ca. 1945

Immediately following Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese troops attacked the American military base on Luzon, the Philippines' largest island, and had overtaken the entire territory by early 1942. President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered General Douglas MacArthur to withdraw from the Philippines, leading MacArthur to proclaim, "I shall return." In September 1944, MacArthur's forces began their efforts to retake the Philippines.
Online
2007; 1945
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The Gods of Rice [electronic resource]

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An anthropologist explores the culture of rice in central Philippines and the ongoing fight between scientists, who are creating new grains with improved nutritional value, and traditional farmers, who fear the biotech companies are going to drive them out of business.
Online
2011