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    On the Firing Line with the Germans

    Two World War I film scholars and two Library of Congress preservationists described how this film was rediscovered and restored by the Library of Congress. The entire film was then shown…

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    Health Care Reform

    Senator Dole talked about the end of health care reform for the 1994 congressional term and the prospects for passing such legislation during the 1995 session. After his remarks, he took…

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    Health Care Reform 1994 End

    Senator Mitchell announced that Congress would not pursue health care reform further this year. Following his prepared remarks, he took questions from the press. Speculating on the future of health…

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    The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson

    Hosted by former President Herbert Hoover, this film details Woodrow Wilson’s efforts to influence the Versailles Peace Treaty following World War I, and his failed push to win Senate approval of U.S.…

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    America Goes Over

    This 1918 silent film documents the U.S. experience in World War I. Two historians provided provided context and commentary throughout. America Goes Over is one of many silent World War I…

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    Report from the Aleutians

    This documentary tells the story of the early stages of the Aleutian Islands Campaign during World War II and depicts the harsh weather and living conditions faced by U.S. forces.

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    Alaska Highway

    This U.S. Army Signal Corps film documents the difficult task of building a 1,500 mile highway through the Canadian wilderness as a World War II supply route from the lower 48 states to…

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    Round Trip

    This 1952 Encyclopaedia Britannica film features a foreign trade skeptic and sets out to answer his concerns by interviewing workers, a scholar, and industrialists in various locations in…

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    Introduction to Foreign Trade

    This 1951 Coronet educational film describes the process of international commerce and trade and argues that it is a necessity of the modern world. It uses the sale of American tractors to…

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    A Day in Vietnam

    This 1967 U.S. Navy film is narrated by actor Jack Webb. The film argues that anti-war protesters don’t understand what’s happening in Southeast Asia and sets out to promote the…

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    Presidential Address on Tower Commission Report

    In an address to the nation, President Reagan responded to the findings of the Tower Commission and pledged to implement the recommendations in it. He admitted that “mistakes” were made and that…

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    Congressional Reaction to Tower Commision Report

    Members of the House and Senate made statements and responded to questions about the Tower Commission Report on the Iran-Contra Affair on the day it was released. This is a selection of…

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    Iran-Contra Tower Commission Report

    Three commission members briefed reporters on the release of the Tower Commission report on the Iran-Contra Affair, officially titled the “Report of the President’s Special Review Board.” Members summarized…

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    Communist Propaganda

    This 1958 U.S. Information Agency film explains different forms of Communist propaganda with extensive clips of Soviet films. The film was recorded at the Pentagon in the midst of the Cold…

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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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    Japanese Relocation

    Milton Eisenhower hosted and narrated this 1943 film that attempts to justify the need to move Japanese Americans from their West Coast homes to internment camps in isolated areas of the…

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    CBS News Special Report on Apollo 1 Disaster

    CBS News reports on the death of NASA Apollo 1 astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee on January 27, 1967. Mike Wallace anchored the report that included archival interviews of…

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    The Regulators

    The Regulators: Our Invisible Government is a 1982 PBS documentary that focuses on regulation of air pollution in the national parks. The film details the process of turning general…

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    The Time Has Come

    This 1977 U.S. Information Agency film documents the progress of African Americans by profiling several newly-elected black public officials. Narrated by James Earl Jones, the film includes…

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    Subject: Narcotics

    Produced for police orientation and training in 1951, this film explores the problem of drug addiction. It includes dramatized sequences of heroin addicts in shooting galleries in downtown…

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