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    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. - Gottesman, Laura ... 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. - Gottesman, 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 - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    • Date: 2008-03-14
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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. - Gottesman, Laura ... 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. - Gottesman, 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 - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    • Date: 2008-03-14
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    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. - Gottesman, Laura ... 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. - Gottesman, 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 - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    • Date: 2008-03-13
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    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. - Gottesman, Laura ... 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. - Gottesman, 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 - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    • Date: 2008-03-13
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    Leaving normal / Catalog Record Only PA582-931 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: [Claimant, DCR and REG unknown] PUB 13Apr92; PA582-931. Executive producer, Sydney Pollack ; music by W.G. Snuffy Walden ; edited by Victor DuBois ; director of photography, Ralf Bode. Christine Lahti, Meg Tilly, Lenny von Dohlen, Maury Chaykin. A trailer for the feature Housesitter appears at the beginning of reel one. Variety, 4/20/92. Reference sources used: Hartford courant, 5/2/92; ...
    • Date: 1992
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    Treasures III : social issues in American film, 1900-1934 /
    Social issues in American film, 1900-1934 | Treasures 3 : | Treasures from American film archives III: Catalog Record Only
    Anthology of 48 films from American film archives presents an array of features, short documentaries, newsreel segments, serial chapters, public service announcements, and cartoons exploring social issues during the years 1900 through 1934.
    • Date: 2007
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    Whatever happened to childhood? / Catalog Record Only PA306-700 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: K C O P Television, Inc. DCR 1983; PUB 7Dec83; REG 20Oct86; PA306-700. Music, Jason Blume and Wayne Moore ; narrator, Jerry Bishop ; editor, Mark Hambridge Beaver ; director of photography, MacKenzie Waggaman. Prostitute and P.C.P. arrest scenes were dramatizations. LC has reissue copy. Reference sources used: Media review digest, 1985, p. 295; Educational film & video locator, ...
    • Date: 1984
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    NBC news special report. Women like us / Catalog Record Only A television documentary which profiles the lifestyles of three American women: a working wife and mother from Lacy, Washington; a single career woman from Chicago; and a housewife-mother from Yardley, Pennsylvania. The first part of the program includes on-location interviews with each woman, and the second part brings the three women together in the studio for a discussion with reporter, Betty Rollin, and the ...
    • Date: 1979
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    Hate mail : a video / Catalog Record Only Discussion of racism on a talk show on KLIF talk radio in Dallas, Texas. Also includes other people discussing racism and prejudices including members of the Ku Klux Klan.
    • Date: 1992
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    Paris, Texas / Catalog Record Only After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, ...
    • Date: 1984
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    Straightlaced: how gender's got us all tied up /
    How gender's got us all tied up | How gender has got us all tied up Catalog Record Only
    "Meet 50 incredibly diverse students who take us on a powerful, intimate journey to see how popular pressures around gender and sexuality are shaping the lives of today's American teens ... Demonstrates how gender-based expectations are deeply intertwined with homophobia, and also are impacted by race, ethnicity and class. From girls confronting popular messages about culture and body image, to boys who are sexually ...
    • Date: 2009
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    Under the same moon / Catalog Record Only A young Mexican boy travels to the U.S. to find his mother after his grandmother passes away.
    • Date: 2007
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    30 days : the complete series
    Thirty days : | 30 days. | Thirty days. Catalog Record Only
    Features a diverse group of participants, each given the opportunity to experience firsthand a world that is the complete opposite of their own comfortable existence. As the participants learn about the lives and beliefs of others, viewers learn more about themselves.
    • Contributor: Spurlock, Morgan - Bluebush Productions - Warrior Poets (Firm) - Actual Reality Pictures - Reveille Productions - Fx Networks, Llc - Twentieth Century-Fox Television, Inc - Virgil Films - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010
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    American pie. [Searching for home] / Catalog Record Only A series of short videos from regional public television stations centered around the idea of home and experiences at whatever place one calls home.
    • Date: 1990
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    The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Catalog Record Only Presents the story of the long life of Miss Jane Pittman, who began her life as a slave in the South and who marched for her civil rights in the 20th century at the age of 110.
    • Date: 1974
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    30 days
    Thirty days. | 30 days. Catalog Record Only
    The first season of filmmaker/provocateur Morgan Spurlock's "30 days", a television program in which average Americans choose to live a different lifestyle for 30 days in order to better understand different cultures.
    • Contributor: Spurlock, Morgan - Bluebush Productions - Warrior Poets (Firm) - Actual Reality Pictures - Reveille Productions - Fx Networks, Llc - Twentieth Century-Fox Television, Inc - Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
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    President Roosevelt, 1901-1909 Catalog Record Only Through the use of cartoons, stills, and quotations, film traces the notable aspirations and achievements of TR's administration. Areas represented are: forest reserve extensions; conservation of natural resources; preservation of water power sites; legislation against trusts and overcapitalization; establishment of Dept. of Commerce and Labor; Canal Zone; Cuba restored to Cubans; settlement of Alaskan boundary dispute; conviction of public land grafters; and negotiations of ...
    • Contributor: Gentry, Caroline - Manning, Mae V. - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1930
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    Clerks / Catalog Record Only The story chronicles a day in the life of Dante Hicks, who works at the Quick Stop Groceries, a pit stop for assorted loafers, layabouts, weirdos, ne'er-do-wells and derelicts. Dante's girlfriend, Veronica, turns up and incites a huge argument about her sex life. His antagonistic friend Randal, who runs the adjacent video store, causes more problems for Dante.
    • Date: 1994
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    The cool world Catalog Record Only Duke, a young Harlem man rises to power in his street gang after taking inspiration from a Black Muslim preacher who spreads a dogma of hate against white oppressors.
    • Contributor: Clarke, Shirley - Wiseman, Frederick - Lee, Carl - Clanton, Hampton - Miller, Warren - Zipporah Films - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) - Zipporah Films Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1964
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    Papers: stories of undocumented youth /
    Stories of undocumented youth Catalog Record Only
    Twelve million undocumented immigrants live in the United States; two million of them are children. This film is about people who did not decide to become illegal immigrants. Their parents made that choice for them. Although born outside the U.S., these young people were raised in this country, educated in American schools, hold American values, know only the U.S. as home and who, upon ...
    • Date: 2010
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    Progressives, populists, and reform in America, 1890-1917. Catalog Record Only Reform activists Jesse Jackson and Heather Booth relate past social problems and reformers to present-day struggles for racial justice and to other contemporary social conditions.
    • Date: 1976
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    The war on kids / Catalog Record Only "When victims of oppression are considered inherently inferior, little thought is given to the imposition of psychological abuse or the persistent and often capricious measures of establishing control. Even attitudes regarding physical punishment become morally blurred ... While many documentaries have shed light on the chronic educational famine of the inner-city child, there has been no film to date that deals with the inescapable ...
    • Date: 2009
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    Thelma & Louise / Catalog Record Only PA538-151 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: MGM-PatheĢ Communications Company. DCR 1991; PUB 24May91; REG 25Jul91; PA538-151. Music by Hans Zimmer ; film editor, Thom Noble ; director of photography, Adrian Biddle. Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen. New York times, 5/21/91. Reference sources used: International motion picture almanac, 1992, p. 414; Sight and sound, July 1991, p. 55-56; Hollywood creative directory, v. 17, ...
    • Date: 1991
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    The American experience. The crash of 1929 / Catalog Record Only The great stock market crash of 1929 is explained through interviews with participants, historians, and economists, and by film clips of the stock market experience.
    • Date: 1990
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    Mildred Pierce An intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years and struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred's unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda, as well as the complex relationship she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon and ex-husband ...
    • Date: 2012
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    Through deaf eyes / Catalog Record Only Exploring nearly 200 years of Deaf life in America, this film presents the shared experiences of American history--family life, education, work, and community connections--from the perspective of deaf citizens. Interviews include community leaders, historians, and deaf Americans with diverse views on language use, technology, and identity. The documentary also takes a straightforward look at life for people who are part of the cultural-linguistic group ...
    • Contributor: Hott, Lawrence R. - Garey, Diane - Chowder, Ken - Channing, Stockard - Moore, Allen - Chin, Michael - McCarthy, Stephen - Baynard, John - Hyman, Judy - Claus, Jeff ... Hott, Lawrence R. - Garey, Diane - Chowder, Ken - Channing, Stockard - Moore, Allen - Chin, Michael - McCarthy, Stephen - Baynard, John - Hyman, Judy - Claus, Jeff - Gannon, Jack R. - Weta-Tv (Television Station : Washington, D.C.) - Florentine Films - Hott Productions - Gallaudet University - Pbs Home Video - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Corporation for Public Broadcasting - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007
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    Is anybody listening? / Catalog Record Only Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on film: White House Conference on Youth ; 1971. Sources used: Index to 16mm educational films, 8th ed., v. 3, p. 261; Multi media reviews index, 1971, p. 83. Received: 10/72; ref print; gift, transferred from Descriptive Cataloging Division; White House Conference on Youth Collection. Received: 3/6/86; ref print, copy 2; gift; Engmann (Douglas J.) Collection. Screened only copy ...
    • Date: 1971
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    Depression mid-70s style. Catalog Record Only Surveys the economic woes that have beset the United States in the 1970's. Shows how the lifestyles of many have changed and how values and ideas about government have been affected. Discusses methods of regaining a healthy economy.
    • Date: 1976