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    U.S. Information Service Film, San Francisco 1945

    This Office of War Information film documents the founding United Nations conference of April to June 1945 in which the U.N. Charter was created, debated, and signed by all 50 participating…

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    United Nations Charter Signing, 1945

    United Newsreel that documents the UN Charter. It was signed in June 1945 in San Francisco.

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    A Day in Old Milwaukee

    This 1960 U.S. Information Agency film features actor Joe Brown describing a nation-wide search for old circus wagons and the Circus World Museum’s efforts to restore them. A…

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    The Five Cities of June

    This 1963 United States Information Agency film documents events in five cities: the election and coronation of Pope Paul VI at Vatican City, the launch of a Soviet rocket in an unknown…

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    Challenge to America

    This 1955 film was produced by several advertising associations to outline expected economic growth in the United States between 1955 and 1965. Using speeches and narration of President…

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    This is Your Police Department

    In this 1951 Detroit Police Department film, a new police recruit is followed through selection, training, and his first days on the job.

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    The Four Days of Gemini 4

    This NASA film documents the June 1965 manned space flight by James McDivitt and Edward White. The mission included the first American spacewalk.

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    The True Glory

    This 1945 documentary chronicles events in Europe from the June 1944 D-Day invasion through the surrender of Nazi Germany in May of 1945. A co-production of the U.S. Office of War…

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    Two Down and One to Go!

    Produced for service men and women after the defeat of Nazi Germany on May 8, 1945, this educational film explains in detail the plan to defeat Japan, and how military officials determined…

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    Apollo 13: Houston We've Got a Problem

    This 1970 NASA film documents the fifth Lunar Mission, during which astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swiggert canceled plans to land on the moon after oxygen tanks aboard the…

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    1945 Documentary FDR: 1882-1945

    This program was a short biographical documentary on the life of President Roosevelt shown in theaters after his death on April 12, 1945. It included clips of President Roosevelt’s…

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    1945 Funeral of President Roosevelt

    This program included official U.S. government newsreel coverage of the funeral of President Franklin Roosevelt, who died on April 12, 1945, followed by biographical information about…

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    "Meet the Press" with Martin Luther King, Jr.

    NBC’s Sunday talk show interviewed Martin Luther King, Jr., three days after the Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, march for voting rights concluded. Martin Luther King appeared…

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    The Bridge at Remagen, Part 2

    This 1965 film documents the capture of a bridge on March 7, 1945, that gave Allied Forces the first bridgehead across the Rhine River. This U.S. Army “The Big Picture”…

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    The Bridge at Remagen, Part 1

    This 1965 film documents the capture of a bridge on March 7, 1945, that gave Allied Forces the first bridgehead across the Rhine River. This U.S. Army “The Big Picture”…

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    1967 Film The Screaming Eagles in Vietnam

    This 1967 film is a U.S. Army “The Big Picture” episode documenting the 101st Airborne Division from their arrival in Vietnam in 1965 through January of 1967.

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    Voting Rights Address

    President Johnson spoke to a joint session of Congress regarding the voting rights of all Americans. He focused on the denial of equal rights to African-Americans and stressed that all…

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    1992 Army Training Film Sniper Employment

    This training film briefly outlines the history of snipers in U.S. military history, then instructs how snipers should be used in a variety of situations and describes techniques.

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    1960 Film Booked for Safekeeping

    This 1960 police training film explains how to recognize and deal with the mentally ill. Sponsored by the Louisiana Association for Mental Health, the film was shot in New Orleans…

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    1945 Film Hannibal Victory

    This 1945 film documents the activities of the World War II ship S.S. Hannibal Victory, named after Mark Twain’s Mississippi River hometown of Hannibal, Missouri. Departing from…

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