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41on41

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"A documentary about George H. W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, as told by 41 extraordinary storytellers."--Container.; "An enlightening look at one of America's most beloved leaders, President George H. W. Bush, 41on41 takes the viewer on an emotional journey as it reveals a remarkable husband, father, grandfather and friend through the eyes of 41 extraordinary storytellers. The film explores the policy decisions, bipartisanship, good humor and character that shaped his life, and marked his tenure as leader of the free world."--Container.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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From his beloved summer home in Kennebunkport, ME, where he has come nearly every year since childhood, George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st President of the United States, tells the story of his life. Capturing the president while driving around the property in a golf cart as he shares the history of the house and its surrounding structures and sitting for one-on-one interviews, 41 offers a rare glimpse at the life and times of a living former president.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela

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Frontline presents the story of the man behind the myth, probing Mandela's character, leadership, and life's method through intimate recollections with friends, political allies, adversaries, and his fellow prisoners and jailers on Robben Island, where Mandela spent 18 of his 27 prison years, transforming himself in prison from an impetuous, risk-taking radical into a mature leader and statesman.
DVD
2012; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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Presidents of the United States [electronic resource]

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Shows portraits of some of the presidents of the United States, produced by the Ford Motor Company.
Online
1916
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Thomas Jefferson: Philosopher of Freedom

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Statesman, scientist, architect and President, he was America's dashing Renaissance man. More than anyone else, Thomas Jefferson defined the principles and ideals of a young nation. Learn why he was chosen to write the Declaration of Independence in spite of his initial misgivings and more.
Online
2004
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J.F.K: A Personal Story

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Relive the glory moments of John F. Kennedy's life, see the compelling story of this unforgettable leader and the rich dynasty he left behind. He will always be remembered as the youthful president who inspired America, a charismatic leader who gave the nation a sense of pride and confidence. His sharp mind, quick wit, and boundless determination won him friends, confidantes, and devoted followers. A World War II hero, respected senator, and author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Profiles in Courage," Kennedy regarded life as a race against boredom.
Online
2005; 1996
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FDR: Years of Crisis

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Online
2005; 1994
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Harry S. Truman: Days of Decision

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Online
1996
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The "Traitor" President, Jefferson Davis

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Biography of Jefferson Davis with emphasis on his Civil War career.
Online
1994
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President McKinley Reviewing the Troops at the Pan-American Exposition

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From a single camera position pointed directly at the reviewing stand, the film shows President McKinley and his entourage as they stand in the reviewing stand and take the salute of the passing American infantry troops.; From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: PRESIDENT McKINLEY REVIEWING THE TROOPS AT THE PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION. The President is seen on the reviewing stand at the Stadium, escorted by President Milburn, of the Pan-American Exposition, Secretary Cortelyou, and other noted persons. He removes his silk hat as the troops march by and politely bows to the great audience as they cheer and encore. President McKinley and party form the left foreground of our picture while the troops march by in the right foreground. From this excellent position we thus secured per [...]
FilmOnline
1901
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President McKinley Taking the Oath

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This film records President McKinley taking the oath of office. The first camera position shows the seating arrangements prepared for the spectators and witnesses on the steps of the Capitol. At the time the film was taken, there were many empty seats. The second camera position shows the inaugural party during the swearing-in ceremonies. All that can be seen is the black draped balcony and, in the distance, two people standing facing one another, as if they were part of the administration of the oath. The film ends as the newly inaugurated president begins his speech.; From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: PRESIDENT McKINLEY TAKING THE OATH OF OFFICE. This picture opens by showing the Diplomatic Corps, accompanied by Admiral Dewey and General Nelson A. Miles, coming down [...]
FilmOnline
1901
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President McKinley's Speech at the Pan-American Exposition

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The film begins by showing the introductory speaker at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo. The speaker introduces the incumbent president of the United States, William F. McKinley. The remainder of the film is a straight-on moving photograph of the president during his last public speech.; From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: THE PRESIDENT'S SPEECH AT THE PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION. In this picture we present a wonderful and life-like likeness of President McKinley. He first walks upon the platform, escorting Mrs. McKinley, whom he very reverently shows to a seat. The President is next introduced to the audience by President Milburn, of the Pan-American Exposition, and, amid hand-clapping, cheering, and waving of hats, he at once begins his memorable speech. He is close [...]
FilmOnline
1901
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Lincoln

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Filmed as if through the president's own eyes, Lincoln goes deeper than any documentary has before to reveal the troubled depths behind the man known as the Great Emancipator.
Online
2006; 2005
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#SOTUchat

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A panel of White House senior advisors answers questions about the President's address submitted by citizens via Twitter, Google+ and Facebook, as well as from a live in-person audience.
Online
2014
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All the President's Pens

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Why do presidents use so many pens to sign legislation? White House Staff Secretary Lisa Brown explains.
Online
2010
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Catching Up With the Curator: Presidential Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt

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Go inside the White House with White House curator Bill Allman as he gives insight behind President Theodore Roosevelt's portrait in the East Room.
Online
2013
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Catching Up With the Curator: The Presidential Portrait of John F. Kennedy

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Go Inside the White House with curator Bill Allman as he discusses the inspiration behind the presidential portrait of the 35th President, John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
Online
2015
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Catching Up With the Curator: The White House Map Room

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White House curator Bill Allman takes you inside the White House Map Room to tell you how it got its name.
Online
2015
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Inside the White House: The State of the Union

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Go behind the scenes as President Obama and his team get ready for the 2011 State of the Union address.
Online
2011