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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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    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.

    180 views
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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…

    148 views
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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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    1944 Film A Challenge to Democracy

    This film documents the living conditions of Japanese Americans held in Internment Camps in Arkansas and Wyoming during World War II. The film also shows the contributions of Japanese…

    162 views
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    1978 Film Energy: The American Experience

    This Energy Department documentary traces the history of sources of energy in the United States, from human and animal power, to steam, coal, electricity, oil, gasoline, and…

    286 views
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    1964 Film The Middle East

    This Defense Department film is a history of the Middle East, with an emphasis on the Israel-Egypt conflict, Arab nationalism, Cold War issues, and the plight of Palestinian refugees.

    285 views
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    1963 Film Cuba: A World Verdict

    This 1963 U.S. Information Agency film traces the history of the Cuban Revolution from January 1959 through the Cuban Missile Crisis throurgh a variety of journalists from South America and…

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    1965 U.S. Army Documentary Tried by Fire

    This 1965 U.S. Army documentary is narrated by actor Paul Newman and looks at the 1944-45 Battle of the Bulge, and the experiences of the 84th Infantry Division. The program includes…

    206 views
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    1974 Film The People and the Police: Oakland

    This 1974 KRON-TV program investigates the history of police brutality in Oakland, California, and documents a variety of efforts to reform the department, including the practice of audio…

    196 views
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    1950 Film Cuba: The Land and the People

    This 1950 educational film designed for the classroom surveyed the history, culture, economy, and geography of Cuba using maps, and a bus journey from one end of the island to the other.

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    1947 Film Shipbuilders of Essex

    This 1947 film documents the work of traditional wooden shipbuilding in Essex, Massachusetts, by following the creation of the 65 foot fishing trawler “St. Rosalie” from…

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    1965 Film The Wise Years Wasted

    In this 1965 Department of Labor film, television journalist Chet Huntley reports on the problem of employing older workers in an American society where technological and automation changes…

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    1963 Documentary Henry Ford's Mirror of America

    This documentary was compiled by the National Archives and the Ford Motor Company in 1963, and shows scenes of U.S. History, culture, industry and daily life between about 1915 and 1930. In…

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    1962 Documentary Design for Disaster

    This 1962 documentary tells the story of a fire that started on November 5th, 1961 in Bel Air, Los Angeles, and over the course of three days destroyed 484 homes, damaged 190 others, and…

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    Spiro Agnew on Television News Bias

    Vice President Spiro Agnew addressed a midwest regional Republican party conference in Des Moines, Iowa, and argued that television network commentators were an unelected elite who were…

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    1944 Documentary The Negro Soldier

    This 1944 documentary was intended to encourage African Americans to enlist in the U.S. Army during World War II. The film traces the history of African American contributions to…

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    1936 Documentary On the Firing Line

    This 1936 documentary was made in cooperation with the National Tuberculosis Association to travel throughout the United States and portray efforts to combat tuberculosis and show gains…

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    1964 U.S. Army Film Exercise Delawar

    This 1964 U.S. Army Big Picture film highlighted exercise Delawar, a United States-Iran joint armed forces combat readiness operation conducted in April 1964 when the nations were…

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    1952 Film Your Social Security

    This 1952 film explained how the Social Security system works, including how to enroll in the program and how IBM punch card machines organize records.

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