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The Vietnam War

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In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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The U.S. Vs John Lennon

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The story of John Lennon's evolution from beloved Beatle to an outspoken artist and activist to iconic inspiration for peace, and how, in the midst of one of the most tumultuous times in American history, Lennon stood his ground, refused to be silenced and courageously won his battle with the U.S. Government.
DVD
2007
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The Trials of Henry Kissinger

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Did Henry Kissinger sabatoge the 1968 Vietnam peace talks for his own personal gain? Did he orchestrate the secret bombing of Cambodia? Did he authorize covert operations to overthrow a Chilean President? This explores how a young boy who fled Nazi Germany grew up to become one of the most powerful and controversial figures in United States history.
DVD
2003; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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In Search of America

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In search of America takes you on a journey into the lives of Americans all across the country and back in history to confront principles established by the founding fathers. Exhibits the yearnings of all Americans for a better life.
DVD
2004; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Sensational Seventies

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The major political, cultural, and social events of each year in the decade are brought to life in this ten-part series. Each videocassette represents one year.
VHS
1993; 1979
Ivy (By Request)
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The 80's

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A year-by-year overview of the world events, people, entertainment, sports, science and technology of the turbulent 1980's.
VHS
1990; 1991
Ivy (By Request)
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Jimmy Carter: Part 1 Jimmy Who? [electronic resource]

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Examines the life and political career of President Jimmy Carter. Part 1 covers his life to his election to the presidency. Part 2 covers the subsequent years, including his presidency, the Iran hostage crisis, post-presidential years, and winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002.
Online
2005; 2002
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Jimmy Carter: Part 2 Hostage [electronic resource]

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Examines the life and political career of President Jimmy Carter. Part 1 covers his life to his election to the presidency. Part 2 covers the subsequent years, including his presidency, the Iran hostage crisis, post-presidential years, and winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002.
Online
2005; 2002
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Contemporary History [electronic resource]: 1972 - 1999

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The entire team of historians joins professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the Twentieth Century. A photographic montage of events sets the stage for a discussion of the period and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. Television critic, John Leonard, emphasizes the impact of television on the way we experience recent events.
Online
2000
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The Redemptive Imagination [electronic resource]

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Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha) and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream), join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. closes the series with a reflection on the power of the human imagination.
Online
2000
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President Reagan's Speech at the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, 1987 [electronic resource]

Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall! This archival film captures Ronald Reagan's memorable 1987 speech at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate. After speeches by Eberhard Diepgen, Lord Mayor of Berlin, and Helmut Kohl, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, the president's speech covers topics including the removal of the Berlin Wall, East/West relations, and arms control.
Online
2008
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The WPA Film Library Part 1 [electronic resource]: Democratic Response to President Reagan's Speech, 1981

Democratic congressman gives the response of the Democratic Party to Reagan's speech on "Economic Recovery" (part 1)
Online
1981
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The WPA Film Library Part 2 [electronic resource]: Democratic Response to President Reagan's Speech, 1981

Democratic congressman gives the response of the Democratic Party to Reagan's speech on "Economic Recovery" (part 2)
Online
1981
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The WPA Film Library Part 1 [electronic resource]: Confirmation Hearing for Alexander Haig, 1981

Senate Confirmation Hearing on Alexander Haig for the position of Secretary of State (part 1)
Online
1981
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The WPA Film Library Part 2 [electronic resource]: Confirmation Hearing for Alexander Haig, 1981

Senate Confirmation Hearing on Alexander Haig for the position of Secretary of State (part 2)
Online
1981
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The WPA Film Library Part 3 [electronic resource]: Confirmation Hearing for Alexander Haig State, 1981

Senate Confirmation Hearing on Alexander Haig for the position of Secretary of State (part 3)
Online
1981