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  • Film, Video

    Secrets of the dead. Mumbai massacre / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Relates the perspective of victims and survivors of the Mumbai terrorist attack of November 26, 2008. Depicts the events of 60 hours broadcast live to the world via cell phones and Internet, text and Twitter, showing how social media became a silent witness and simultaneously transformed news as it happened.

    • Contributor: Pitt, Victoria - Ogilvie, Andrew - Quesnelle, Andrea - Craig, Phil - Schreiber, Liev - Electric Pictures (firm) - Furnace Limited - Wnet (television Station : New York, N.Y.) - Screen Australia - Pbs Distribution (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Secrets of the dead. Slave ship mutiny Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The Meermin set sail from Madagascar en route to South Africa in 1766 with a Dutch crew and human cargo, slaves bound for hard labor building the Dutch colony, Cape Town. The slaves, led by a man named Massavana, mutinied and managed to overpower the Dutch crew. The ship ended up wrecked on a beach 200 miles east of Cape Town. This program tracks ...

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Joe - Young, Nic - Pechel, Katharina - Schreiber, Liev - Off the Fence Productions - Wnet (television Station : New York, N.Y.) - Association Relative À La Télévision Européenne - Wnet.org - Public Broadcasting Service (u.s.) - Pbs Distribution (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    The Amish: shunned / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The Amish intercuts historical analysis with contemporary footage to provide an unprecedented look at this highly private, little understood, and utterly unique community whose beliefs raise important questions about religious liberty in American life.

    • Contributor: Wiser, Callie Taintor - Cragg, Tim - Jurriaans, Saunder - Bensi, Danny - Five O'clock Films - Public Broadcasting Service (u.s.) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014
  • Film, Video

    10 buildings that changed America / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    10 Buildings That Changed America tells the stories of ten influential works of architecture, the people who imagined them, and the way these landmarks ushered in innovative cultural shifts throughout our society. These 10 Buildings represent architects who dared to strike out on their own and design radical new types of buildings that permanently altered our environmental and cultural landscape.

    • Contributor: Protess, Dan - Baer, Geoffrey - Wttw (television Station : Chicago, Ill.) - Window to the World Communications, Inc - Public Broadcasting Service (u.s.) - Pbs Distribution (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
  • Film, Video

    The best of Bluegrass Underground / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Television broadcast compilation of performances from the weekly concert Bluegrass Underground, taped 333 feet below ground in the Volcano Room of Tennessee's Cumberland Caverns. The performances are also aired on a radio program, also called Bluegrass Underground. This compilation is from season one of the television series.

    • Contributor: Yockey, James Burton - Mayo, Todd - Jarrell, Todd - Hoge, Will - Farris, Mike - Montgomery, Monte - Scott, Darrell - Earle, Justin Townes - Skaggs, Ricky - Cherryholmes (musical Group) ... Yockey, James Burton - Mayo, Todd - Jarrell, Todd - Hoge, Will - Farris, Mike - Montgomery, Monte - Scott, Darrell - Earle, Justin Townes - Skaggs, Ricky - Cherryholmes (musical Group) - McCrary Sisters (musical Group) - Mountain Heart (musical Group) - 18 South (musical Group) - Farewell Drifters (musical Group) - John Cowan Band - Kentucky Thunder (musical Group) - Todd Squared, Llc - Pbs Distribution (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video

    Jake Shimabukuro: life on four strings / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Follows Hawaiian ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro on a nine-month tour throughout the U.S. and Japan. The documentary was filmed at concert halls, elementary schools, senior care centers, and in Sendai, the small town in Japan that was ravaged by the March 2011 tsunami. Home video footage, family photos, and interviews with family and friends also document Jake's rise to international fame.

    • Contributor: Shimabukuro, Jake - Nakamura, Tadashi - Young, Donald - Anthony, Naʻalehu - Center for Asian American Media - Pacific Islanders in Communications - Palikū Documentary Films - Pbs Hawaii - Public Broadcasting Service (u.s.) - Pbs Distribution (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
  • Film, Video

    Frederick Law Olmsted : designing America / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    A biography of the man who made public parks an essential part of American life. He made enormous contributions to the American landscape, believing a park was both a work of art and a necessity for urban life. Olmsted's efforts to preserve nature created an "environmental ethic" decades before the environmental movement became a force in American politics.

    • Contributor: Hott, Lawrence R. - Garey, Diane - Chowder, Ken - Channing, Stockard - Scott, Campbell - Rybczynski, Witold - Beveridge, Charles E. - Wned-Tv (television Station : Buffalo, N.Y.) - Florentine Films - Hott Productions - Public Broadcasting Service (u.s.) - Pbs Distribution (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014
  • Film, Video

    Vaccines, calling the shots / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diseases that were largely eradicated in the U.S. a generation ago, including whooping cough, measles, mumps, are returning, in part because nervous parents are skipping their children's shots. This takes viewers around the world to track epidemics, explore the science behind vaccinations, and shed light on the risks of opting out. The vast majority of Americans, more than 90%, vaccinate their children. Yet many ...

    • Contributor: Pemberton, Sonya - Washington, Sharon - Fensterszaub, Simon - Efron, Daryl - Geschwind, Daniel H. - Larson, Heidi - Middleman, Amy - Nossal, G. J. V. (gustav Joseph Victor) - Offit, Paul A. - Zikmund-Fisher, Brian J. ... Pemberton, Sonya - Washington, Sharon - Fensterszaub, Simon - Efron, Daryl - Geschwind, Daniel H. - Larson, Heidi - Middleman, Amy - Nossal, G. J. V. (gustav Joseph Victor) - Offit, Paul A. - Zikmund-Fisher, Brian J. - Dasent, Peter - Tangled Bank Studios, Llc - Wgbh (television Station : Boston, Mass.) - Public Broadcasting Service (u.s.) - Pbs Distribution (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014
  • Film, Video

    1964 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's campaign for the presidency; the year that Americans learned smoking was bad for their health and Cassius Clay became Mohammad Ali; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the assassination of their president. Based ...

    • Contributor: Ives, Stephen - Pollak, Amanda - Platt, Oliver - Margolis, Jon - American Experience Films - Insignia Films - Wgbh (television Station : Boston, Mass.) - Pbs Distribution (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014
  • Film, Video

    The path to violence : making our schools safer / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ever since the wake-up call that was Columbine, schools and law enforcement have developed multiple strategies to prevent attacks. Indeed, the horror of Newtown needs to be seen in a context that's not defined by defeat. Remarkably, more than 120 school assaults have been thwarted in the past ten years. But, while security hardware and physical barriers can play a deterrent role, it's been ...

    • Contributor: Slobogin, Kathy - Lindsay, Jim - Nutting, Meredith - Rosenbaum, Jill - Waterston, Sam - Ballow, Barbara - Jwm Productions - Public Broadcasting Service (u.s.) - Pbs Distribution (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
  • Film, Video

    After Newtown: guns in America / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    An unprecedented exploration of America's enduring relationship with firearms. From the first European settlements in the New World to frontier justice; from 19th Century immigrant riots to gangland violence in the Roaring Twenties; from the Civil War to Civil Rights, guns have been at center of our national narrative for four hundred years. Americans have relied on guns to sustain communities, challenge authority, and ...

    • Contributor: Harris, Richard - Silvers, Jonathan - Flynn, Patrick - Shapiro, Alissa - Caccamise, Robert - Saybrook Productions, Ltd - Public Broadcasting Service (u.s.) - Pbs Distribution (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
  • Film, Video

    Alice in Wonderland / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    An animated musical version of Lewis Carroll's tale about a girl named Alice. Alice follows a white rabbit through a very small door and enters Wonderland, where she has many unusual adventures.

    • Contributor: Geronimi, Clyde - Luske, Hamilton S. - Jackson, Wilfred - Hibler, Winston - Kahl, Milt - King, Hal - Wallace, Oliver - Slyfield, C. O. - Richardson, Lloyd - Stewart, Mac ... Geronimi, Clyde - Luske, Hamilton S. - Jackson, Wilfred - Hibler, Winston - Kahl, Milt - King, Hal - Wallace, Oliver - Slyfield, C. O. - Richardson, Lloyd - Stewart, Mac - Wynn, Ed - Haydn, Richard - Holloway, Sterling - Colonna, Jerry - Felton, Verna - O'malley, J. Pat (james Pat) - Thompson, Bill - Angel, Heather - Beaumont, Kathryn - Kearns, Joseph - Trout, Dink - Lloyd, Doris - Macdonald, James - Barclay, Don - Carroll, Lewis - Walt Disney Productions - Buena Vista Home Entertainment (firm) - Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    Santa buddies / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    When Puppy Paws, the fun-loving son of Santa Paws, gets tired of the North Pole, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. But when the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt and the world begins to forget the true meaning of the season, it's up to Puppy Paws and ...

    • Contributor: McRoberts, Anna - Vince, Robert - Lloyd, Christopher - Woodburn, Danny - Wendt, George - Bosley, Tom - Cate, Field - Conway, Tim - Coppola, Chris - Flitter, Josh ... McRoberts, Anna - Vince, Robert - Lloyd, Christopher - Woodburn, Danny - Wendt, George - Bosley, Tom - Cate, Field - Conway, Tim - Coppola, Chris - Flitter, Josh - Gordon, Zachary - Panitz, Ty. - Lord, Quinn - Wenger, Brahm - Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (firm) - Key Pix Productions - Buena Vista Home Entertainment (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Lost. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    In the aftermath of a monumental explosion, reality shifts for everyone associated with the mystical island.

    • Contributor: Lilly, Evangeline - Garcia, Jorge - Holloway, Josh - Fox, Matthew - Emerson, Michael - Andrews, Naveen - O'quinn, Terry - Kim, Daniel Dae - Kim, Yunjin - De Ravin, Emilie ... Lilly, Evangeline - Garcia, Jorge - Holloway, Josh - Fox, Matthew - Emerson, Michael - Andrews, Naveen - O'quinn, Terry - Kim, Daniel Dae - Kim, Yunjin - De Ravin, Emilie - Cusick, Henry Ian - Lindelof, Damon - Abrams, J. J. (jeffrey Jacob) - Lieber, Jeffrey - Cuse, Carlton - Copyright Collection (library of Congress) - Abc Studios - Bad Robot (firm) - Touchstone Home Video (firm) - Buena Vista Home Entertainment (firm)
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    America at work, America at leisure motion pictures from 1894-1915 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection of motion pictures covering work, school, and leisure activities in the United States from 1894 to 1915. Features films of the United States Postal Service from 1903, cattle breeding, fire fighters, ice manufacturing, logging, calisthenic and gymnastic exercises in schools, amusement parks, boxing, expositions, football, parades, swimming, and other sporting events.

    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video

    Civil War symposium

    Webcast of a 2 1/2 day symposium with leading Civil War experts. It consisted of eight panel discussions on various aspects of the war, presentations of Library of Congress Civil War materials, dramatic readings from Civil War letters, diaries and other materials, a showing of the film The Red Badge of Courage and silent films about the war, and a concert of Civil War ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress Civil War Symposium
    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Date: 199?
  • Film, Video

    The Spanish-American War in motion pictures Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Features sixty-eight motion pictures produced between 1898 and 1901 of the Spanish-American War and the subsequent Philippine Revolution. Made by the Edison Manufacturing Company and the American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, films depict troops, ships, notable figures, and parades, as well as reenactments of battles and other war-time events. Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library ...

    • Date: 1998
  • Film, Video

    Theodore Roosevelt his life and times on film / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Derived from the Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection and the Paper Print Collection of the Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division at the Library of Congress, presents 104 films that document the events in Theodore Roosevelt's life from the Spanish-American War in 1898 to his death in 1919. Features selected bibliography, timeline, film chronology, and four sound recordings of Roosevelt stating his progressive political ...

    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video

    The life of a city early films of New York, 1898-1906 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Derived from the Paper Print Collection of the Library of Congress, presents forty-five films of New York that were made during the period from 1898 to 1906 by the Edison Company and the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. Features selected bibliographies on New York and early motion pictures. Includes historical information about turn-of-the-century New York City and the United States.

    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video

    Before and after the great earthquake and fire early films of San Francisco, 1897-1916 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Site offers a perspective on the effects the San Francisco earthquake and subsequent fires of 1906 had on the development of the city. Seventeen films shot before the devastating events and seven shot detailing the horrendous damage are available for viewing. In addition a 1915 and 1916 film are included to illustrate the rebuilt area.

    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video

    Buying a cow /

    An urban husband and wife, walking in the countryside outside Paris, are so impressed with the delicious taste of a cow's milk that they buy the cow and try to bring it back to their Parisian apartment. After many misadventures, the cow is stolen right after they reach their front door.

    • Contributor: Société Des Établissements Gaumont - George Kleine (firm) - Afi/Marshall (george) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1908
  • Film, Video

    The rival brothers' patriotism /

    Two brothers, Jim and Robert, who are rivals for the same woman, Mary, enlist in the Union Army during the Civil War. Six months later at camp, Jim inadvertently reads Mary's letter to Robert and realizes Mary loves Robert. That same day, Jim and Robert are charged with carrying a message through enemy territory. While on their mission, Jim confesses that he read Mary's ...

    • Contributor: American Kinema - Pathé Frères (france) - Pathé Frères (u.s.) - Afi/Marshall (george) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1911
  • Film, Video

    Dud leaves home /

    Dud wants to buy his girlfriend Maime an ice cream cone so he breaks open his mother's bank, and splits their last dime in half in the process. His mother punishes him so he runs away. Dud is scared by imaginary ghosts in the dark, so he runs back home where he gets a spanking from his mother.

    • Contributor: Carlson, Wallace - Bray Pictures Corporation - Afi/Marshall (george) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1919
  • Film, Video

    TR in St. Paul, Minn. [1917] /

    Roosevelt views a large pro-war parade assembled in his honor in St. Paul, Minn. on Sept. 28, 1917. Long shot of large American flag as it is carried by women through crowd; close shots of officials on platform observing parade, including Roosevelt; Louis W. Hill, parade organizer and civic leader; Joseph A. A. Burnquist, governor of Minnesota (1915-1921); and Vivian R. Irvin, mayor of ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Hill, Louis Warren - Burnquist, J. A. A. (joseph Alfred Arner) - Irvin, Vivian R. - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1917