The 1960's

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At the River I Stand
Memphis, Spring 1968 marked the dramatic climax of the Civil Rights movement. AT THE RIVER I STAND skillfully reconstructs the two eventful months that transformed a strike by Memphis sanitation…
James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket
James Baldwin (1924-1987) was at once a major twentieth century American author, a Civil Rights activist and, for two crucial decades, a prophetic voice calling Americans, Black and white, to…
Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask
This film explores for the first time on film the pre-eminent theorist of the anti-colonial movements of this century. Fanon's two major works, Black Skin, White Masks and The Wretched…

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Goin' to Chicago - Personal Stories of the Great African American Migration
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The origins of Soviet-American tensions in the divided city of Berlin from the final days of World War II up through the time of John F. Kennedy's Presidency.
JFK - A New World Order: War Within & Without: Part 1
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Civil Rights, from his record as a senator up though the transformation near the end of his life that would help inspire the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The Untold West: The Black West
Directed by Nina Rosenblum and narrated by Danny Glover, this segment salutes the black cowboys of the western wilderness who fought alongside their Native American and white counterparts during the development of the frontier. The contributions of these nearly forgotten African-Americans are portrayed through realistic re-enactments, including a special segment…
JFK - A New World Order: Camelot and Beyond
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JFK's health and private life, marriage and family, the myth of Camelot, and finally, his assassination and legacy.
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The events in Southeast Asia that eventually led to America's war in Vietnam.
JFK - A New World Order: Doomsday Averted
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The Bay of Pigs and The Cuban Missile Crisis, to his proudest achievement, the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
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The beginnings of John F. Kennedy's presidency.
JFK - A New World Order: For All To See
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The 1960 Presidential election and the many obstacles, including familial and religious, that Kennedy needed to overcome to win the United States Presidency.
JFK - A New World Order: The Early Years
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John F. Kennedy's life through his election as the 35th President of the United States.