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  • 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
  • The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 1

    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesmann, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-14
  • New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 2

    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesmann, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-13
  • D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Memphis, Tennessee, 2013-08-13.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Bailey, D'Army
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-08-13

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  • The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 2

    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesmann, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-14
  • New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 1

    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesmann, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-13
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    Crossing borders Catalog Record Only

    A biography of Omaima Abu-Rass and Aisha Sidawi, two Palestinian Arab women who are struggling for Arab rights in their society and sexual equality in their own homes.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Kashmīr jal rahā hai. Catalog Record Only

    Drama on alleged atrocities by Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    ʻĀlam-i Islām par mag̲h̲ribī yalg̲h̲ār ke muk̲h̲tālif pahlū aur Pākistān ke dāk̲h̲ilī aur ʻilāqāʼī ḥālāt / Catalog Record Only

    A lecture on the internal and external conditions in Pakistan and on how the Islamic world reacts to various aspects of the West.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Shāhid ʻalá al-ʻaṣr. Muḥammad Mazālī. Catalog Record Only

    This show features interviews with prominent figures who occupy important roles in the past. The guest is: Muḥammad Mazālī, the former prime minister of Tunisia.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
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    Heroes under fire. Caught in the middle / Catalog Record Only

    Recalling the stories of two Diplomatic Security officers who risked their lives during political upheaval in Haiti in 2004. Included: Christopher R. Belmonti, who rescued a woman from a rebel attack, and Alston A. Richardson, who provided tactical updates during a gunfight.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Paradise on a river of hell Catalog Record Only

    Documentary film reflects and refracts the multiple experiences of tortured subjectivity in Kashmir in the 1990s.

    • Contributor: Bazaz, Abir
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Confessions of a commoner-prince : interview with Dr. Otto von Habsburg /

    • Contributor: Habsburg, Otto Von
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Akthar min raʼy. Taʼjīl al-qimmah al-ʻArabīyah / Catalog Record Only

    An interactive, no-holds-barred discussion program that explores a variety of opinions and views on political, economic, social, scientific, and cultural issues. Guests include personalities and experts on specific Arab and international issues. In this episode, guests discuss the reasons for delaying the Arab summit in Tunisia. Also discussed was the clash between Tunisia and Egypt and the criticisism of Tunisia for canceling the Arab ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Il était une fois l'Indépendance : 1er août 1960 / Catalog Record Only

    1960! The wind of independence blowing in West Africa. Many African countries choose to access international sovereignty, at their own pace, defying all the vicissitudes of this choice. For Benin it was a succession of coups, the transition from Marxism-Leninism and the national conference which led to democratic renewal.

    • Contributor: Office De Radiodiffusion Et Télévision Du Bénin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
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    Collected speeches of Maulānā Amīr Bijlī Ghar. Catalog Record Only

    Collected political speeches on alleged government policies which are allegedly social and political evils of the society, interpreted by a noted religious scholar of NWFP (North- West Frontier Province, Pakistan.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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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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    Los archivos del cardenal / Catalog Record Only

    "The show takes place in the late 1970s and early 1980s in Chile under the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. It follows a team of lawyers and investigators working with the Catholic Church to discover proof of summary executions under the military dictatorship."--Globalpost website.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
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    Pākistān men̲ T̤ālibān ke k̲h̲at̤rāt aur un kā sad-i bāb. Catalog Record Only

    Speech on the emergence and influence of Taliban in Pakistan.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    In defence of our dreams. Catalog Record Only

    Series: includes lectures by various scholars & activists, & 2 documentaries. Examines multiple issues from Indian history, civics, gender issues and politics that are being dictated by caste and religion-based agendas. Demonstrates how such issues led to Gujarat riots in 2002 and discusses what needs to be done to prevent it from happening again. On this disc, Bipan Chandra and Rajdeep Sardesai present lectures ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Biography. Lech Walesa. Catalog Record Only

    See how the one-time mechanic became a symbol of anti-Soviet resistance and, eventually, president of Poland.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Mets chanaparhi skizbĕ / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary on the history of the Armenian Republic,1918-1920.

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

    Special report on Eugene de Kock, an assassin for the apartheid government in South Africa. Dubbed "Prime Evil" by the media, he was the commander of the Vlakplaas counterinsurgency group, well known for executing opponents of the apartheid government. During De Kock's testimony in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, he made multiple revelations relating to the deaths of anti-apartheid activists. Eugene de Kock was ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Everest: a climb for peace / Catalog Record Only

    Filmed on location in Nepal, Tibet, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, U.A.E, and the United States, the film chronicles the spectacular journey of 9 "peace climbers" from different faiths and cultures who set aside their differences to forge a path of teamwork and cooperation to attempt to summit the world's highest peak.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Willie Brown oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project / Catalog Record Only

    The interview includes Willie Brown's memories of growing up in Mineola, Texas, and moving to California where he attended San Francisco State University for his undergraduate and law degree. He recalls joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, starting his law practice and his election to the California State Assembly. He also discusses his participation in the anti-war movement and his ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Willie L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009