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Cronkite Remembers a Remarkable Century

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Walter Cronkite, using archival news footage and revealing interviews, reminisces about his career in journalism covering major events in recent history.
DVD
2007; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Freedom, a History of US: Episode 13 Democracy and Struggles [electronic resource]

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America becomes the acknowledged leader of the free world and embarks on a course of rebuilding democracies abroad.
Online
2005; 2003
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The Cold War [electronic resource]

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Traces the events that led to the Cold war, including the U.S. funding of the redevelopment and defense of Western Europe and the formation of the Common Market. Discusses the confrontation of the United States and the Soviet Union in Korea.
Online
1989
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Europe and the Third World [electronic resource]

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Burdened with the legacy of colonial imperialism, the Third World rushed development to catch up with their Western counterparts. Weber discusses the implications of the increasing gap between rich and poor countries.
Online
1989
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Berlin [electronic resource]: Changing Center of a Changing Europe

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Examines how Berlin has emergenced as Germany's new democratic capital. Explains how this unified city symbolizes the end of Communism and represents the political and social changes occuring in Germany and throughout Europe.
Online
1996
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The Big Picture [electronic resource]: Blood and Bullets

This episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture pays tribute to combat medics and their intimate role with the infantryman in battle. Also in this film from the National Archives and Records Administration is an interview of Major Robert Glazier, Cleveland, Ohio, veteran of eight campaigns and Battalion Commander of the 3rd Infantry, by Colonel William Quinn.
Online
2007
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The Big Picture [electronic resource]: Why North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)?

This episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, narrated by news analyst Edward R. Murrow, focuses on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO, of which the United States is a founding member. This alliance was created in response to the two World Wars and the Korean War, which showed that when one free nation anywhere is threatened by aggression, the safety of all free nations is ultimately at stake. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration shows the United States in its strategic role as leader in the free world and its alliance with other nations dedicated to the preservation of peace and the welfare of mankind.
Online
2008
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The Big Picture [electronic resource]: Special Forces Training

This episode from the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, narrated by motion picture, stage, and television star Henry Fonda, turns its attention to the soldiers of the Special Forces. Viewers will find this video from the National Archives and Records Administration entertaining and informative as they see the rigorous, demanding training at the Special Warfare Center in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, as well as an exciting Special Forces training mission high in the Bavarian Alps.
Online
2008
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Winston Churchill [electronic resource]: From the WPA Film Library Speeches Collection

Let us...brace ourselves to our duties and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will say, 'This was their finest hour.' -Winston Churchill Items in this compilation include, * Churchill's speech given at Guildhall, London, on 2/23/40 at a luncheon held in honor of the crews of the Exeter and the Ajax after their victory during the battle of the River Plate * His "Their Finest Hour" address, given before the House of Commons on 6/18/40 * His "The Few" address, given before the House of Commons on 8/20/40 * A speech to the Allied delegates at St. James's Palace given on 6/12/41 * An address to the U.S. Congress given on 12/26/41 * An address made to the Canadian Parliament on 12/30/41 * A speech delivered in Moscow during 1 [...]
Online
1990
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The Big Picture [electronic resource]: Civil Assistance, Korea

This episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series shows how the U.S. Army provides civil assistance to the Korean population from the very beginning of the conflict. The Army's goal is rehabilitation of an area and its population for tactical reasons. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration shows a very human, moving story and points out the U.S. Army's respect and concern for the individual in places of war and violence.
Online
2007
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The Big Picture [electronic resource]: Pictorial Report No. 15

This episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series shows what it feels like to move from Fort Riley, Kansas, in the American Midwest to Wurzburg, Germany. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration describes the differences in culture and society for someone who has not ventured to post-World War II West Germany.
Online
2008
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The Big Picture [electronic resource]: The Work Horse of the Western Front

In this classic episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, viewers will take a personal tour of the unit affectionately referred to as "The Work Horse of the Western Front," the 30th Infantry Division. This combat infantry division of the National Guard is shown in North Carolina, Tennessee, and in combat. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration features Colonel Quinn, who explains the clothing, equipment, and food available to the combat infantryman.
Online
2007
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The Big Picture [electronic resource]: Army Newsreel No. 1

This episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series from the National Archives and Records Administration was produced for American forces and their families in Europe. The purpose of this film was to entertain, to inform, and to keep the soldiers and their families aware of all facets of their mission abroad. Newsreel in style, the footage was originally released in motion picture theaters, operated by the Army in Germany. This newsreel provides a reflection for the American people of what life was like for the soldier in Europe.
Online
2008
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The Big Picture [electronic resource]: The Army Combat Team

There is no accurate way to fully describe a battle that occurs in a time of war. This is the premise of this episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series. Set in the rugged terrain of the Korean peninsula, this video from the National Archives and Records Administration compares a news bulletin from a daily paper to the actual fire-power versus manpower fight between the Infantry, Artillery Armor and Army Aviation and the Communists. Lieutenant Colonel Robert Pridgin, former Battalion Commander with the 7th Division in Korea and the recipient of a profusion of prestigious medals and honors, gives a personal report on the efficiency of the Army Combat Team.
Online
2007
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The Big Picture [electronic resource]: North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Maneuvers

Since its founding in April 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization has well proved its power for peace. Never before in history have Europe's rival nations formed such a working alliance. This classic episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series presents a pictorial report of the NATO maneuvers of 1954, including Exercise Medflex Able, Exercise Keystone, and Exercise Indian Summer, a gigantic land maneuver. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration follows the1st French Armored Division, the U.S. 1st and 4th Infantry Divisions, and the U.S. 2nd Cavalry Regiment on their maneuvers.
Online
2008
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Military Uniforms Found in Synagogue, 1946

Jews are arrested after stolen uniforms and weapons are found in synagogue in Palestine.
Online
1946
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Illegal Jewish Immigration to Palestine, 1946

Illegal Jewish immigrants arrive in Palestine, and stash of stolen weapons in found in a school.
Online
1946
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The WPA Film Library Part 1 [electronic resource]: Unrest in Palestine, ca. 1946

War in Palestine: Palestinian Arabs fighting (part 1)
Online
1946
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The WPA Film Library Part 2 [electronic resource]: Unrest in Palestine, ca. 1946

War in Palestine: Palestinian Arabs fighting (part 2)
Online
1946
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Supply of British Troops in Jordan, 1946

Supplies of all kinds are dropped by parachute to British army forces Jordan area.
Online
1946