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  • Film, Video

    San Francisco's future /

    By mid-1916, after viewing the carnage in Europe, the United States saw itself poised with great reluctance on the edge of participation in World War I. Isolationism and anti-preparedness feeling remained strong in San Francisco, not only among radicals such as the International Workers of the Worlds ("the Wobblies"), but also among responsible labor leaders. At the same time, with the rise of Bolshevism ...

    • Contributor: Hearst, Phoebe Apperson - Rodiester, Claire - Rolph, James - Afi/Post (george) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
  • Film, Video

    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Let's face the music and dance] = Hollywood--the golden years. Episode two, Let's face the music and dance / Catalog Record Only

    The story behind the making of the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musicals at RKO is told through film clips from their movies and interviews with Astaire, Rogers, and people involved in the productions.

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    Ron Dellums oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project / Catalog Record Only

    The interview includes Ron Dellums' memories of growing up in Oakland, California, joining the marines and attending San Francisco State University and the University of California at Berkeley. He recalls his career as a psychiatric social worker, his involvement in the civil rights and anti-war movements and his election to the Berkeley city council. He discusses serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, founding ...

    • Contributor: Dellums, Ronald V.
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Dark victory] = Hollywood--the golden years. Episode five, Dark victory / Catalog Record Only

    The effect of the war on RKO movies and its psychological legacy--film noir--are explored. Robert Mitchum and Jane Greer talk about their careers in film noir movies. The effects of the House Un-American Activities Committee on Hollywood and RKO are discussed by black-listed directors Edward Dmytryk and Paul Jarrico.

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    The Wilderness idea = The American experience. Battle for wilderness / Catalog Record Only

    Tells the story of the two founders of American conservation, John Muir and Gifford Pinchot, and their historic battle over whether a remote valley in California, Hetch Hetchy, should be dammed and flooded to form a reservoir. The battle reflected the two sides of the conservation issue--absolute protection of wilderness lands versus careful management and use of nature to serve human needs.

    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video

    America's castles. Movie palaces / Catalog Record Only

    Explores the architecture of four American movie theaters: the New Amsterdam in New York City, the Fox in Atlanta, and the Chinese and Wiltern Theaters in Los Angeles.

    • Date: 1998
  • Collection

    Nut Hill Productions collection Catalog Record Only

    Collection of more than 300 hours of video oral history interviews with various performers and participants in the folk song revival in the United States and England originally recorded by Nut Hill Productions as "Word of Mouth: the Journey of American Folk Music," a part of a multi-part series for WETA television titled, "The Music of America: History Through Musical Traditions," which was not ...

    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video

    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of four episodes of varying lengths.

    • Date: 1954