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Educational Films
by Oyster, David F; Whitmore, James; National Geographic Society (U.S.); WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
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From WorldCat: Observes life along Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States. Shows how the bay and the region's main industry, crabbing, shapes the lives of a wide variety of people. But, the Bay is also threatened by overdevelopment, overuse and pollution. Broadcast on PBS on Jan. 15, 1986. Available for off-air recording by non-profit educational institutions Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: Ecology, Crabbing, Crabbing, Ecology, Manners and customs, Travel
Community Video
by John Robbins
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This well-documented expose of America's "factory farms" should prompt even die-hard meat-and-potatoes lovers to reevaluate their diets. Asserting that "we are ingesting nightmares for breakfast, lunch and dinner," Robbins, who is medical director of the California Institute for Health and Healing, details how livestock is raised under increasingly industrialized conditions by "agribusiness oligopolies." Grazing and foraging have given way to debeaking,...
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Topics: health, alternative health, evomind, John Robbins
Educational Films
by Speeth, Christopher
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Life and career of Thomas Eakins presented through his paintings and photographs, through interviews with his successors at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts, and through interviews with the surviving sitters for his portraits.
Topics: Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916, Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916
Educational Films
by Film Images, inc; Radim Films
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The Gospel in Stone Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryRe - enacts the story of the life of Christ in medieval sculpture, carved originally for the education of the illiterate. A tribute to the heritage of southwest Philadelphia. Revolutionary battles and Colonial events are described against a backround of historic sites, such as the gardens and mansion of naturalist John Bartram.
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Educational Films
by Quayle, Anthony, 1913-1989; Time-Life Video
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Documentary
Topics: Labor and laboring classes, Documentary television programs
Educational Films
by Time-Life Films
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Asbestos: A Lethal Legacy Looks at the tragic consequences of asbestos use and at the current contoversy over who is responsible, investigating the far-reaching ramifications of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by the giant of American asbestos industry, the Manville Corporation. Raises the issue: How can we, as a nation, cope with the human risks of useful but potentially dangerous products?
Topics: Asbestos, Asbestos, Asbestos, Asbestos
Educational Films
by Indiana University, Bloomington
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A dramatization of the John Peter Zenger case of 1734. After Zenger printed a story about corruption in the New York royal governor's administration, his press was destroyed and he was arrested. Alexander Hamilton, Zenger's counsel, successfully defended him and established the precedent of freedom of the press. From the Cavalcade of America series Summary Adapted from the 1953 Cavalcade of America TV program. Portrays the libel trial of John Peter Zenger, colonial publisher who dared to...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Zenger, John Peter, 1697-1746, Trials (Seditious libel), Freedom of...
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Educational Films
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The essence of the Polish immigration experience is captured in interviews with stockyard and steel mill workers in Chicago, a city of 800,000 Poles, more than in any other metropolitan area. Shows Chicago's annual folk fair, which draws 80 different nationalities, and closes with a retired milkman, now a guide at the Polish museum, playing Paderewski's music on Paderewski's piano
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Topics: Emigration and immigration, Emigration and immigration
Educational Films
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Educational Films
by Coronet Instructional Films
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Looks at the beginnings of Colonial education: dame schools, Latin grammar schools, church schools, and pauper schools Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Education, Public schools, Series: Education in America (1958)
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Educational Films
by Mansfield, John M
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Dr. E.F. Schumacher, the British fuel economist and founder of the Intermediate Technology Group in London, discusses his work. He questions the wisdom of the current trend to mechanise and automate, and believes the human factor should be brought back to the production process. Some compromise should be sought between the waste of non-renewable fuel sources in highly developed technology, and the labour intensity and low production of primitive industry Summary Presents E F Schumacher's...
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: The Other way, Educational Film, Schumacher, E. F. (Ernst Friedrich), 1911-1977,...
Educational Films
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Originally aired on 04/29/1975 on NBC. A sober and frightening examination of the grave effects of the rising explosion of handguns. Criminals, victims, and law enforcement officers speak on the proliferation of handguns. Examines the effects on all our lives of the increasing use of handguns. Includes interviews with criminals, victims and law enforcement officers speaking on the proliferation of handguns and the related problems. Report on the proliferation of handguns in the US. Included is...
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Topics: A Shooting Gallery Called America? Firearms -- United States, Crime -- United States, Crime,...
Prelinger Archives
by Audio Productions, Inc.
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How direct long distance dialing made the U.S. a smaller place, and how instantaneous direct communication between Americans without operator assistance became possible.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Infrastructure: Information
Prelinger Archives
by Davis (Sid) Productions
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Early (and sensational) film on marijuana use as a route to heroin addiction.
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Topics: Substance abuse: Drugs, Teenagers, California: Los Angeles
Prelinger Archives
by Techfilm Studio, Moscow
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This disturbing film records the successful experiments in the resuscitation of life to dead animals (dogs), as conducted by Dr. S.S. Bryukhonenko at the Institute of Experimental Physiology and Therapy, Voronezh, U.S.S.R. Director: D.I. Yashin. Camera: E.V. Kashina. Narrator: Professor Walter B. Cannon. Introduced by Professor J.B.S. Haldane.
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Topics: Animals: Dogs, Medicine: Veterinary: Experiments, Life extension