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  • 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…

  • emA Time for Freedomem
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    A Time for Freedom

    This film documents the “Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom,” a civil rights demonstration at the Lincoln Memorial on May 17, 1957. Approximately 25,000 people gathered to mark the third…

  • Inauguration of Richard Nixon CBS News Broadcast
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    Inauguration of Richard Nixon CBS News Broadcast

    This CBS News broadcast of the January 20, 1969, Richard Nixon inauguration includes the swearing-in ceremony and president’s inaugural address, a prayer by Reverend Billy Graham, several…

  • President Reagan Interview with Wire Service Reporters
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    President Reagan Interview with Wire Service Reporters

    On the day before he left office, President Ronald Reagan met four wire service reporters in the Oval Office for an interview to reflect on his two terms. One of the reporters was United…

  • President Reagan Interview with Tom Brokaw
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    President Reagan Interview with Tom Brokaw

    Three days prior to leaving office, President Ronald Reagan was interviewed by NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw. The president discussed his mother, alcoholic father, religious beliefs, careers…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • emThe President December 1968em
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    The President, December 1968

    Created by the White House Naval Photographic Unit to document the activities of President Lyndon Johnson, this film includes the lighting of the National Christmas Tree, a meeting with…

  • emWhat Makes Us Tickem
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    What Makes Us Tick

    This animated promotional film describes how a business incorporates and obtains the right to trade shares on the New York Stock Exchange. Commissioned by the stock exchange, the film…

  • emMan at the Moon The Flight of Apollo 8em
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    Man at the Moon, The Flight of Apollo 8

    Anchored by Walter Cronkite, this hour-long special report includes pre-mission interviews with astronauts Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders, and extended portions of the television…

  • George H W Bush Interview on World War II Naval Career
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    George H. W. Bush Interview on World War II Naval Career

    George H.W. Bush discussed his World War II Navy career with press secretary Marlin Fitzwater. Mr. Bush, former president and vice president under Ronald Reagan, flew 58 combat missions in…

  • George H W Bushs Farewell Visit to CIA
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    George H. W. Bush's Farewell Visit to CIA

    In the final days of his Presidency, George H.W. Bush visited CIA headquarters in Northern Virginia to say farewell to employees and to thank them for their service. The CIA recently…

  • emDebrief Apollo 8em
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    Debrief, Apollo 8

    This film documents NASA’s December 21 to December 27, 1968 manned mission to orbit the Moon. The film shows the activities of astronauts Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders,…

  • emThe High Wallem
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    The High Wall

    Produced for public service groups including the Illinois Department of Mental Health and the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith, this dramatized story follows a Chicago teenager whose prejudice against…

  • Conversation on Womens Rights
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    Conversation on Women's Rights

    The National Commission on the Observance of International Women’s Year 1975 sponsored this conversation with Rep. Martha Griffith (D-Michigan), Rep. Patsy Mink (D-Hawaii) and Wendy Ross of the U.S. Information Service.…

  • Reel America emSeeds of Destinyem 1946
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    Seeds of Destiny

    This 1946 Academy Award-winning short U.S. Army film depicts the crisis of millions of refugees and orphans at the end of World War II. Showing many graphic scenes of traumatized, hungry,…

  • emGeorge H W Bush and the CIAem
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    George H. W. Bush and the CIA

    This CIA produced video is a tribute to former President George H.W. Bush created for his January 2016 visit to their headquarters to mark the fortieth anniversary of his tenure as director. Titled,…

  • emThe Hidden Armyem
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    The Hidden Army

    This War Department film documented how women helped the war effort. In the film, an actor portraying Adolf Hitler after a fictional 1944 surrender realizes that the “Hidden Army” of…

  • emWith the Marines at Tarawaem
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    With the Marines at Tarawa

    This documentary about the November 1943 Battle of Tarawa was filmed by U.S. Marine cameramen and won the 1944 Academy Award for best documentary short. About 18,000 Marines made an…

  • emCBS News Inquiry The Warren Reportem Part 4
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    CBS News Inquiry, The Warren Report, Part 4

    A CBS News Inquiry: The Warren Report is a four-part series from June of 1967 examining controversies over the findings of the Warren Commission, which was charged with investigating the President Kennedy assassination.…

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