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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
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-14
  • 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
    • 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
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-13
  • 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
    • 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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    Gie : sebuah film Riri Riza / Catalog Record Only

    The biographic film is based on a diary publishied in 1983, Catatan Seorang Demonstran (trans. title Annotations of a Demonstrator) written by an Indonesian activits, Soe Hok Gie (Gie) (1942-1969) who is a bright Indonesian university student of Chinese descent. He is an intellectual, a writer and mountain climber as well as a central yet unknown political influence in the 60's, the darkest era ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Sesli & görüntülü Nutuk. Catalog Record Only

    A historical and biographical documentary film on the political and social views of the first president of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk 1881-1938, who founded Kemalism, an ideology also known as the "Six Arrows," being a principle which defines the basic characteristics of the Republic of Turkey.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    The making of a president / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary about the 2004 presidential elections in Malawi.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Ayodhya gatha / Catalog Record Only

    Film attemptes to seek new ways of discussing the real costs of politics of hate through the tales of people of Ayodhya seeking the freedom to live in normalcy going beyond the contemporary secularist rhetoric.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Pukār. Catalog Record Only

    Documentary on alleged atrocities by Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir; highlighting activities of Muslim freedom fighters.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Memoirs of Azar (Javanshir) Motaghedi / Catalog Record Only

    One of a collection of interviews with Iranian political dissidents and emigrés. Interviewees are from the fields of politics and the arts and have backgrounds in a number of different movements and organizations: the Islamic and national movements, labor and peasant movements, as well as leftist, student and women's movements. The experience about which the interviewees speak covers roughly the period from 1930s to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    Jaguh Melayu jual tanah / Catalog Record Only

    Political speeches by members of PAS and Malaysian Trade Union Congresson regarding the impact of globalization, integration of economies and societies, on farmers and laborers in Malaysia and critics of UMNO. To some, globalization means no job security, union busting, violation of workers' rights and welfare.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Poisoned by polonium: the Litvinenko file / Catalog Record Only

    Follows ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko from his forced exile from Russia, to his death from poisoning in November of 2006.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • 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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    Rāṣṭr̲aṃ / Catalog Record Only

    Maliekkal Ouseppachan was a political visionary who shared a common dream with party head and the then Chief Minister Janardhanan Kurup, as well as with Saghav Gopalan of the opposition even though the latter subscribed to different ideology. The dream had to do with the betterment of the livelihood of the people of Kerala, especially those below poverty line. The Chief Minister passes away ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Sudu kalruvara = The intruders / Catalog Record Only

    Story revolves around certain incidents that took place in the 1930s in Sri Lanka. It focuses on the colonial intruders and the domination of a village and village folk by the foreigners to deprive the people of their traditional lands and rights resulting the social and cultural disintagration of the traditional society. Part of summery taken from container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
  • 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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    Jāmīʻah-yi Ḥafṣah aur Lāl Masjid par tabṣirah / Catalog Record Only

    A lecture on the military operation from July 03 to July 10, 2007 in Lal Masjid (Red Mosque) and the adjacent women's madrassas in Islāmābād, Pakistan and on the policies of Pervez Musharraf, President of Pakistan.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Conakry Kas Catalog Record Only

    Director Manthia Diawara visited Guinea, his adopted country, in 2003 to see how the country and its artists and intellectuals have fared since the cultural revolution that began shortly after independence in 1958.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    What's the matter with Kansas? / Catalog Record Only

    "Shows how Kansas transformed from an outpost of radicalism to a bastion of conservatism. Unforgettable characters and their stories shed new light on our nation's political divide"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Battle for America / Catalog Record Only

    "A call to action by Dick Morris to take back our country, 'Battle for America' is a searing look at the ongoing conflict between 'constitutional conservatives' and an out-of-touch, arrogant, and ever-expanding central government"--Videodisc container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Bi-lā ḥudūd. al-Siyāsah al-Amrīkīyah wa-al-ḥarakāt al-Islāmīyah / Catalog Record Only

    This series features interviews of prominent figures. The host takes a position critical of the guests. The topics for this episode are: U.S. foreign policy; Arab countries; Islam and state.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
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    Paʻam nikhnasti le-gan Dakhaltu marratan junaynah / Catalog Record Only

    In Hebrew and Arabic with Hebrew, Arabic and French subtitles. Received: 12/2013 from Asian & Middle Eastern Division, Israel/Judaica Section; purchase; viewing copy; LC Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
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    Bakhīt wa-ʻAdīlah Catalog Record Only

    Bakhīt, a factory worker, is madly in love with ʻAdīlah who works as a teacher, but their poverty stands in the way of their marriage. Bakhīt and ʻAdīlah realize that the only way to overcome their financial problems is by winning seats in the parliament to benefit from its financial and power privileges. Bakhīt runs for the parliament with "al-Gardal" as his sign while ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?