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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…

    244 views
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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…

    120 views
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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…

    357 views
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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”…

    302 views
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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…

    19,085 views
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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.

    227 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…

    163 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…

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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…

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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.

    322 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…

    173 views
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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…

    236 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…

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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…

    218 views
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