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    President Johnson's 1964 Acceptance Speech

    President Lyndon B. Johnson accepted the Presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on August 27th, 1964. In his speech, President Johnson…

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    1963 Film The U.S. Army Unit Advisor in Vietnam

    This 1963 U.S. Army educational film featured 34-year-old Captain William Johnston and his advisory work with the Army of the Republic of Vietnam from May 1962 to April 1963. American…

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    1968 Documentary The Mexican American: A New Focus on Opportunity

    This 1968 Office of Economic Opportunity documentary described a fact-finding trip by Johnson administration officials and efforts to assist Spanish speaking Americans as part of the War on…

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    1953 Documentary Your National Archives

    This 1953 documentary explained the activities of the National Archives and Records Administration, including how documents are cleaned, how records are organized, and what kinds of records…

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    1940 Documentary Washington Parade: The Archives

    Washington Parade: The Archives was a Columbia Pictures short subject documentary detailing the activities of the National Archives a few years after the building on Pennsylvania Avenue was…

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    The Flight of Apollo 11: Eagle Has Landed

    This 1969 NASA documentary detailed the first NASA mission to land two men on the moon.

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    Lyndon Johnson on Civil Rights

    Former President Lyndon Johnson gave a lecture at a 1972 Civil Rights symposium held at his presidential library in Austin, Texas. This was Lyndon Johnson’s final public speech…

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    The Battle of San Pietro and John Huston

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about John Huston and The Battle of San Pietro, a documentary he made for the U.S. Army about a…

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    Thunderbolt and William Wyler

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about William Wyler and Thunderbolt, a documentary Mr. Wyler made for the U.S. Army Air…

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    The True Glory and George Stevens

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, spoke about George Stevens and his film, The True Glory. Mr. Stevens was with the invading army on…

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    Your Job in Germany and Frank Capra

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about Frank Capra and his film, Your Job in Germany. This was a training film for U.S. troops…

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    1936 Film You Can't Get Away With It

    This 1936 Universal News documentary chronicles the activities and methods of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). FBI director J. Edgar Hoover introduces the film.

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    To the Fair!

    This 1964 film was commissioned by the New York World’s Fair Corporation, and follows a variety of people as they experience the fair’s exhibits in Queens, New York. The…

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    Detroit: City on the Move

    This promotional film chronicles a time when Detroit, Michigan, was building, growing, and bidding to host the 1968 Olympic games. The films was sponsored by the city of Detroit and…

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    1963 Interview with Malcolm X

    Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X was interviewed by sociology graduate student Herman Blake and professor John Leggett. Malcolm X argued against racial integration and discussed the…

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    1968 U.S. Army Film Suicide: The Unheard Cry

    The 1968 U.S. Army dramatized training film Suicide: The Unheard Cry portrays five different types of suicidal personalities to illustrate warning signs. Following the film, a portion…

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    The Treasury Story

    The United States Department of the Treasury was founded on September 2, 1789, and President George Washington named Alexander Hamilton as the first secretary. The history and varied…

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    1958 Pan Am Film 6 1/2 Magic Hours

    6 1/2 Magic Hours is a 1958 Pan American Airways film marketing transatlantic travel at the dawn of the jet age.

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    1965 Film From Kitty Hawk to Aerospace

    The 1965 Department of Defense film From Kitty Hawk to Aerospace traces the history of American aviation and the influence of science and technology on its advancement. The film…

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    1954 U.S. Army Film NATO Maneuvers

    This film is a 1954 U.S. Army “Big Picture” report on North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) cooperative military exercises in Europe to contain the Soviet Union and protect…

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