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    The last days of President McKinley--films of William McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Compilation of 28 films from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • African American History Month Celebration: National Visionary Leadership Project Showcase

    The Library of Congress celebrated African American History Month with its signature event--a showcase of the American Folklife Center's National Visionary Leadership Project (NVLP) Collection. The NVLP is a collection of oral life histories of extraordinary African American elders who have made significant contributions to American society, and the American Folklife Center is the official repository for these stories. The Library's signature event featured ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-02-22
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    The last days of a president films of McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Presents twenty-eight films from the Paper Print Collection of the Library of Congress. Produced by the Edison Manufacturing Company from March to November 1901, these actuality motion pictures feature footage of President William McKinley at his second inauguration; the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York; McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition; and McKinley's funeral. Links to a section of The Learning Page covering the subjects ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 199?
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    Tea Party: the documentary film / Catalog Record Only

    "Follows the struggles of five grassroots individuals and their transformation from home town rally goers and rally organizers to national activists in the 9/12 March on Washington"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    June 4th 1992 events / Catalog Record Only

    News broadcasts and interviews documenting the Tiananmen Square student-led democratic movement in 1989 and demonstrations in later years.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    Oppenheimer. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Music composed by Pat Metheny ; executive director, David M. Davis ; narrator, John Carson. Announcer: Richard Riley. Sam Waterston, Jana Shelden, David Suchet. Number referring to episode in Gianakos' Television drama series programming ... 1980-1982 is number as 20. Aired on PBS on 6/1/82; later aired on WETA; LC's viewing copies are reissues and were taped off-air from WETA on ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
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    The proposed motions are : closing ceremony / Catalog Record Only

    News broadcasts and interviews documenting the Tiananmen Square student-led democratic movement in 1989 and demonstrations in later years.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    Profiles in courage. Grover Cleveland / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary profile of Grover Cleveland. Explores the motivation of President Cleveland in vetoing the dependent pensions bill for Civil War veterans in 1887 and in attempting to reduce the high tariff, despite the warnings of his advisers that the animosity of Civil War veterans and powerful business interests would hurt his chances for re-election in 1888.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1965
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    Look here. Fulgencio Batista / Catalog Record Only

    The first live program to be transmitted from Cuba to the U.S. via "over-the-air" facilities opens with an announcer narrating a video tour of downtown Havana. Agronsky begins the interview commenting on the fortress-like appearance of the Presidential Palace and asking if Cuban president Batista's life is in danger; in replying, Batista talks about the March 13th Cuban revolt and attempt on his life. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1957
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    Profiles in courage. Thomas Hart Benton / Catalog Record Only

    Dramatizes the role of Missouri Senator Thomas Hart Benton in opposing the extension of slavery into California and preventing the secession of Missouri from the Union. Anlyzes the varying interpretations of the Constitution that led the country into a civil war.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1964
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    Oppenheimer. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Music composed by Pat Metheny ; executive director, David M. Davis ; narrator, John Carson. Announcer: Richard Riley. Sam Waterston, David Suchet, Jana Shelden, Edward Hardwicke. Number referring to episode in Gianakos' Television drama series programming ... 1980-1982 is number 22. Aired on PBS on 6/15/82; later aired on WETA; LC's viewing copy is a reissue and was taped off-air from ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
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    Oppenheimer. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Music composed by Pat Metheny ; executive director, David M. Davis ; narrator, John Carson. Announcer: Richard Riley. Sam Waterston, Manning Redwood. Number referring to episode on accessioning card is 121; Gianakos' Television drama series programming ... 1980-1982 lists number as 21. Aired on PBS on 6/8/82; later aired on WETA; LC's viewing copy is a reissue and was taped off-air ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
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    Frontline. War and peace in Panama / Catalog Record Only

    An examination of the planning and execution of Operation Just Cause, the 1989 invasion of Panama by the U.S., and the problems Panama is facing in the aftermath of that war.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Oppenheimer. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Music composed by Pat Metheny ; executive director, David M. Davis ; narrator, John Carson. Announcer: Richard Riley. Sam Waterston, Jana Shelden, James Maxwell. Number referring to episode on accessioning card is 123; Gianakos' Television drama series programming ... 1980-1982 lists number as 23. Aired on PBS on 6/22/82; later aired on WETA; LC's viewing copy is a reissue and was ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
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    Biography. Bio '79. Catalog Record Only

    It was the year that brought us the Iranian hostage crisis and Three Mile Island, The Village People and Bo Derek starred in the movie '10'. Blends light-hearted nostalgia with in-depth commentary from the figures at the heart of 1979's biggest stories. See how the latest scion of one of America's great political dynasties watched his dream of the Presidency evaporate on national television, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    Oppenheimer. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Music composed by Pat Metheny ; executive director, David M. Davis ; narrator, John Carson. Announcer: Richard Riley. Sam Waterston, Jana Shelden, David Suchet, Manning Redwood. Number referring to episode on accession card is 118; Gianakos' Television drama series programming ... 1980-1982 lists number as 18. Aired on PBS on 5/18/82; later aired on WETA; LC's viewing copy is a reissue ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
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    Oppenheimer. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Music composed by Pat Metheny ; executive director, David M. Davis ; narrator, John Carson. Announcer: Richard Riley. Sam Waterston, Jana Shelden, Kate Harper. Number referring to episode in Gianakos' Television drama series programming ... 1980-1982 is number as 17. Aired on PBS on 5/11/82; later aired on WETA; LC's viewing copy is a reissue and was taped off-air from WETA ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
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    Ronald Reagan: rendezvous with destiny / Catalog Record Only

    Traces the path of Ronald Reagan's life, from his childhood in Tampico and Dixon, Illinois, through his career in Hollywood and his time in the Governor's mansion in California, and on to his two terms in the White House. Focuses on the three pillars of his presidency: reviving the American economy, restoring America's spirits, and challenging the oppression of the Soviet Union.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    In search of history. Secrets of the Oval Office / Catalog Record Only

    Discusses how Clinton's inappropriate behavior is just another chapter in a long story of White House transgressions.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
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    First Congress of Chinese students in the US (opening ceremony) / Catalog Record Only

    News broadcasts and interviews documenting the Tiananmen Square student-led democratic movement in 1989 and demonstrations in later years.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    John Conyers oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project / Catalog Record Only

    The interview includes John Conyers' memories of growing up in Detroit, his father's involvement in the United Auto Workers union, his military service in Korea, and his education at Wayne State University. He discusses his involvement in the civil rights movement, including meeting Martin Luther King, Jr. He also discusses his election to congress and many events during his long career, including his work ...

    • Contributor: Conyers, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • John Adams

    While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Oppenheimer. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Music composed by Pat Metheny ; executive director, David M. Davis ; narrator, John Carson. Announcer: Richard Riley. Sam Waterston, Jana Shelden, David Suchet, Manning Redwood. Number referring to episode on accession card is 119; Gianakos' Television drama series programming ... 1980-1982 lists number as 19. Aired on PBS on 5/26/82; later aired on WETA; LC's viewing copy is a reissue ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
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    Land of the free / Catalog Record Only

    Presents the panoply of American history, the richness of American human and natural resources, and the greatness of American freedoms. Reviews the country's industrial and agriculture wealth and relates the stories of people who strive to capitalize on it. Lists the nation's share of the world's production of goods and consumption of resources. Hails the freedom of travel in the U.S. and the American ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1940
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    Boogie man: the Lee Atwater story / Catalog Record Only

    Through interviews, tells the story of Lee Atwater, the blues-playing rogue whose rambunctious rise from the South to Chairman of the GOP made him a household name.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Wellstone! / Catalog Record Only

    "Paul Wellstone was the charismatic Minnesota progressive who used grassroots organizing to get elected and give ordinary people a stake in government. His 3rd election campaign was cut short when his small plane crashed into the north woods of Minnesota just 11 days before the 2002 election. Wellstone! explores the origin of his politics, his controversial road to the United States Senate, his deep ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Support democracy in China : toycott campaign / Catalog Record Only

    News broadcasts and interviews documenting the Tiananmen Square student-led democratic movement in 1989 and demonstrations in later years.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    Kennedy / Catalog Record Only

    Centers on the presidential years and the loves, lives, triumphs and tragedies of one of the most controversial families of the 20th century. Covers historical events such as the Bay of Pigs invasion, the violent racial turmoil, the escalation of America's involvement in Vietnam and the Cuban Missle Crisis. Explores the private life of Kennedy, the tragic death of his infant son and his ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009