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The Crater: A Vietnam War Story
A very personal story of one man's tour of duty in Vietnam and his obsessive search to locate 42 former enemy soldiers he saw Killed in Action so that their bodies can be returned to their families and their spirits put to rest. Brian Cleaver was conscripted to fight in…
The War Around Us
The War Around Us tells the absorbing true story of the only two international journalists on the ground in Gaza during Israel's bombardment and invasion of the troubled Palestinian territory over a three-week period in 2008-9. Award-winning filmmaker Abdallah Omeish (Occupation 101) chronicles the experiences of Al Jazeera's Cairo-born, Arab-American…
The Five Wars in Vietnam
To many, the phrase "the war in Vietnam" relates only to the conflict between Communists and non-Communists in the 1960s and 1970s. However, there have been five wars involving Vietnam since the Second World War. The first was 1945 to 1946, and pitted the British and Japanese as unlikely allies…
Disobeying Orders - GI Resistance to the Vietnam War
Disobeying Orders: GI Resistance to the Vietnam War tells the story of Vietnam Veterans who came home from the war committed anti-war activists. Interviews with Black and white veterans, including a Navy nurse who was court-martialed for her opposition to the war, are woven with archival images and music to…
Dick Cavett's Vietnam
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When standup comedian and former Tonight Show writer Dick Cavett got his own morning talk show in 1968, no one involved predicted anything groundbreaking. In fact that first Cavett show was cancelled shortly before winning an Emmy award. But there was something different in Cavett's approach. More than a vehicle…
Freedom Flyers of Tuskegee - The Tuskegee Airmen
Before there was a Civil Rights Movement in the Unites States of America, there were the actions of the Tuskegee Airmen. Many African American men and women were aviators in the early 1930's, but established military policy forbade them from flying. However, as World War II loomed, there was heavy…
Jim: The James Foley Story - An American Journalist Killed by ISIS
On Thanksgiving Day 2012, American photojournalist James "Jim" Foley was kidnapped in Syria and went missing for two years before the infamous video of his public execution sent shockwaves and introduced much of the world to ISIS. Jim: The James Foley Story, by close childhood friend Brian Oakes, tells the…
Sports Reporting for Television & Radio
Take students into the Broadcast Booth, production Trailer & on the field, for a realistic, close-up look at the work done by reporters, play-by-play announcers, sports anchors & sports broadcast producers. This program is designed for students who want careers in sports announcing, sports journalism or for those who want…
The Draft - An Award-Winning Play About the Vietnam War
An award-winning documentary play that explores one of the most contentious periods in American political history. Filmed live on stage, THE DRAFT tells the story of the Vietnam War era through the real-life stories of 10 young Americans -- eight men and two women -- whose lives were shaped and…
Proudly We Served
This is the thrilling true story of the USS Mason (DE 529) and its crew, the only African-American sailors to take a U.S. Navy warship into battle during World War II. They challenged the segregation of the U.S. Military, fought the Nazi U-boats, and won. Narrated by actor Ossie Davis,…
Occupation 101: Voices of the Silenced Majority
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is widely viewed in the US as one of the most complicated geopolitical disputes in the world. But there are also signs that Americans are unfamiliar with one of the core flashpoints of the conflict: the exact nature of Israel's ongoing military occupation of Palestinian land. Occupation…
When the Irish Invaded Canada
Once an Irish Army invaded Canada, and defeated a defending army - the idea seems absurd. Yet it happened in 1866. The invasion was not as quixotic as it sounds, for the Irish (Fenian volunteers) were largely battle-hardened Civil War veterans, and they were well-led and motivated. A number died…