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  • Apollo 11 Astronaut Interviews
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    Apollo 11 Astronaut Interviews

    In a short NASA pre-launch interview, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin describe their primary duties on the first mission to land on the moon.

  • emAmerica in Space  The First Decadeem
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    America in Space - The First Decade

    This 1968 film chronicles the major accomplishments of NASA since it was established by Congress in 1958. The documentary culminates with the successful launch of a Saturn 5 rocket,…

  • July 10 1944 Combat Weekly Digest
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    July 10, 1944 Combat Weekly Digest

    Combat Weekly Digest was a World War II newsreel produced for the Army Air Forces from 1943-1945. This issue features scenes in Italy, France, the Admiralty Islands, and India. The films…

  • emThe Crooked River Dies An Epilogueem
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    The Crooked River Dies, An Epilogue

    This documentary is an update to the 1966 film “The Crooked River Dies.” WKYC-TV Cleveland returned to the Cuyahoga River to see how things had changed in five years. The camera observes some progress, but the…

  • emThe Crooked River Diesem
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    The Crooked River Dies

    This 1966 documentary traces the 100-mile-long Cuyahoga River from its source to Cleveland, where it empties, polluted, into Lake Erie. It originally aired on WKYC-TV’s “Montage,” an…

  • emMission Measles  The Story of a Vaccineem
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    Mission, Measles - The Story of a Vaccine

    This documentary details the history of the highly contagious virus that causes measles and the development of the measles vaccine in the 1950s and early 1960s. The pharmaceutical company…

  • emPeople and Petroleum the Story of Creole in Venezuelaem
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    People and Petroleum, the Story of Creole in Venezuela

    In this promotional film, Creole Petroleum Corporation shows the history of its development in Venezuela and what it argues are the many benefits to the oil-rich country, including…

  • emApollo 10 To Sort Out the Unknownsem
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    Apollo 10, To Sort Out the Unknowns

    This NASA film documents the May 18 to May 26, 1969, Apollo mission with astronauts Thomas Stafford, Eugene Cernan, and John Young. A rehearsal for the July, 1969, moon landing, the mission…

  • emLadies Wear the Blueem
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    Ladies Wear the Blue

    “Ladies Wear the Blue” is a U.S. Navy documentary and recruitment film tracing the history of women in the Navy from 1917 to 1974. It features an interview with World War I and World War II…

  • emDDay 50 Yearsem
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    D-Day 50 Years

    This 1994 Armed Forces Network report from Normandy, France, covers events marking the 50th anniversary of D-Day. It includes several interviews with D-Day veterans, behind-the-scenes…

  • emAllAmerican Newsem
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    All-American News

    This newsreel was part of a series produced in the 1940s and 1950s and designed for African-American audiences. Stories in this episode include segments about Harry McAlpin, the first…

  • President Nixon Address on Vietnam War
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    President Nixon Address on Vietnam War

    In his first address to the nation on Vietnam, President Richard Nixon proposed the withdrawal of U.S. forces from South Vietnam as long as the North Vietnamese removed their forces as…

  • emYou Dont Have to Buy War Mrs Smithem
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    You Don't Have to Buy War, Mrs. Smith

    This film of an anti-Vietnam War speech by Bess Myerson Grant was produced by Another Mother for Peace and recorded at the May 9, 1970 World Mother’s Day Assembly in San Francisco. Ms. Grant was the…

  • emValley of the Tennesseeem
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    Valley of the Tennessee

    This 1944 film was made by the U.S. Office of War Information’s Overseas Motion Picture Bureau. It details the history of the Tennessee Valley Authority, or TVA, which was founded in 1933 to address…

  • emThe Army Nurse  Soldier of Mercyem
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    The Army Nurse - Soldier of Mercy

    This 1965 film from the U.S. Army’s “Big Picture” television series celebrates the contributions of Army nurses from the American Revolution to the Vietnam War. Although women nurses cared…

  • emFallout from Three Mile Islandem
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    Fallout from Three Mile Island

    This “CBS Reports” documentary from May 1, 1979 investigates the March 28, 1979 Three Mile Island accident near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The hour-long program looks at the response of the…

  • emWell Never Turn Backem
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    We'll Never Turn Back

    This film was produced by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee for their voter registration campaign in the South. The documentary includes interviews with black farmers and…

  • emBooker T Washington The Life and Legacyem
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    Booker T. Washington, The Life and Legacy

    Directed by William Greaves for the National Park Service, this film portrays the life of Booker T. Washington through reenactments, archival photographs and interviews with actors portraying…

  • emA Day in Congressem
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    A Day in Congress

    The 116th Congress opened in January 2019 with many senators and representatives new to Capitol Hill. For the first time, there are over 100 women in the House. This is a 1949 educational…

  • emMeet Your Federal Governmentem
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    Meet Your Federal Government

    This is a 15 minute classroom film from 1946 that described how the three branches of government work. In Meet Your Federal Government, high school senior Bill visits his Uncle Jim - who is…

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