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    Erick Hawkins' America / Catalog Record Only Erick Hawkins' America is a documentary video about a master modern choreographer and performer whose company has been performing works of extraordinary originality and beauty since 1951. Hawkins and his exquisitely trained dancers are seen in performance. He speaks about the events in his life that were most influential--his childhood in Trinidad, Colorado, near both the Plains and Southwest Indians whose dances and beliefs ...
    • Date: 1992
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    The Directors The Films of Sydney Pollack Sydney Pollack /
    Sydney Pollack | Films of Sydney Pollack | Profiles of today's most acclaimed Hollywood directors Catalog Record Only
    Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Sydney Pollack talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work.
    • Date: 1999
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    Bob Hope--memories of World War II /
    Memories of World War II Catalog Record Only
    Bob Hope and his wife, Dolores, recall entertaining Allied troops during World War II. There are reminiscences from singer Frances Langford. Also includes interviews with Margaret Whiting, Hal Kantor, Melville Shavelson, and Sherwood Schwartz. Traces the beginning of Hope's commitment to entertaining GIs, and includes archival footage of sojourns to England, North Africa and the South Pacific.
    • Date: 1995
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    Bridge of democracy / Catalog Record Only Prime Minister Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto's visit to the United States of America, June 5th to June 10th, 1989.
    • Date: 1989
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    [Evgeny Porotov's videotapes. Alternativo : 2 programs]. Catalog Record Only First program: June 1990. Devoted to Russian artists living in the U.S. and in the Soviet Union. Interviews in U.S. with Ernst Neizvestnyi; Solomon Volkov, Genrykh Khudyakov; Konstantin Kuzminskiy; Sergei Dovlatov. Interviews in Leningrad with Andrei Dvorin; Simon Danilov. -- Second program: December 1, 1990. Devoted to former Soviets now living in Israel. Program 600 Seconds anchorman is Vadim Medevedev, about city news and ...
    • Date: 1991
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    The insider /
    Man who knew too much | Man of the people | Untitled MichaelMann/Eric Roth picture Catalog Record Only
    The true story of tobacco industry whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand, the former head of development at the Brown & Williamson Tobacco Co., who went public on CBS-TV's 60 Minutes as an industry informant. 60 Minutes producer Lowell Bergman championed Wigand's cause and after many obstacles managed to have the segment aired. The relationship between the two men developed around their struggle to reveal the truth ...
    • Date: 1999
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    American treasures of the Library of Congress / Catalog Record Only Special showcases items that are part of the exhibit celebrating the library's 200th anniversary, including the first Superman comic, the manuscript of Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have a Dream speech, Thomas Jefferson's handwritten first draft of the Declaration of Independence and the contents of Lincoln's pockets the night he was shot.
    • Date: 1997
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    Biography / Lloyd Bridges : life, camera, family ; produced by ABC News Productions.
    A&E biography. Catalog Record Only
    Recalling the life of Lloyd Bridges. Included: interviews with family members and friends; clips of his work in films and the TV series 'Sea Hunt.'
    • Date: 1998
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    Biography. James Earl Ray : the man and the mystery /
    A&E biography. Catalog Record Only
    Profiling James Earl Ray (1928-98), who was convicted in the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., including a look at evidence that suggests that Ray was innocent.
    • Date: 1998
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    In search of history. The monkey trial /
    Monkey trial Catalog Record Only
    The trial of John Scopes, a Tennessee biology teacher arrested in 1925 for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution. The Scopes trial was America's first major media event.
    • Date: 1997
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    The Directors The films of John McTiernan John McTiernan /
    John McTiernan | Films of John McTiernan | Profiles of today's most acclaimed Hollywood directors Catalog Record Only
    John McTiernan talks about his films and the making of them, provides a brief autobiographical introduction of how he got started in his career, and follows with film reminiscences giving insights about the production, the casting process, studios, the industry and experiences with collaborators.
    • Date: 1999
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    The world in Claire's classroom A documentary examining how veteran teacher Claire Oglesby addresses issues of respect, diversity and community building in her first and second grade classroom at the public school in WestminsterWest, Vermont. Each year, the whole school carries out an integrated, in-depth study of another culture which lasts for the entire second half of the school year, involving students, parents and community members. This year the ...
    • Date: 2000
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    Article 99 /
    Article ninety-nine Catalog Record Only
    PAu1-423-449 PA644-135 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Brighton Productions, Inc. DCR 1990; REG 1990; PAu1-423-449. Copyright: Orion Pictures Corporation. NM: all other cinematographic material. DCR 1992; PUB 13Mar92; REG 6Oct95; PA644-135. Copyright notice on film: Orion Pictures Corporation ; 1991. Music by Danny Elfman ; edited by Richard Halsey ; associate producers, Elena Spiotta, Roger Joseph Pugliese. Ray Liotta, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker. Motion picture ...
    • Contributor: Deutch, Howard - Gruskoff, Michael - Levy, Michael I. - Cutler, Ron - Liotta, Ray - Sutherland, Kiefer - Whitaker, Forest - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1992
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    The Directors The films of William Friedkin John McTiernan /
    William Friedkin | Films of William Friedkin | Profiles of today's most acclaimed Hollywood directors Catalog Record Only
    William Friedkin has directed seventeen feature films, all of which have inspired audiences in one way or another. Friedkin has never been one to shy away from controversial material as evidenced by such films as The Exorcist, The French Connection, Cruising and many more.
    • Date: 2000
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    The Directors Films of Norman Jewison Norman Jewison /
    Norman Jewison | Profiles of today's most acclaimed Hollywood directors | Films of Norman Jewison Catalog Record Only
    Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Norman Jewison talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work.
    • Date: 1999