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This "Vietnam Experience" series from the Veteran Documentary Corps includes interviews and profiles of a number of American military personnel who were engaged in the Vietnam war. Through their accounts on their experiences, we get an appreciation for what it meant to be part of the war movement and what…
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On April 9, 1948, despite strong social tensions, US general Marshall opens the 9th Pan-American conference in Colombia's capital Bogota. Jorge Gaitan, the popular opposition leader and fierce opponent to the Colombian oligarchy, is shot dead. The aftermath? Two days of riots that left 5,000 dead and a guerrilla war…
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Pete McCloskey: Leading from the Front tells the colorful story of former Republican Congressman Pete McCloskey, a true political "maverick", who was both a Marine war hero in Korea and a leading peace advocate during Vietnam. While representing California's 11th District from 1967 to 1983 (now Silicon Valley), McCloskey became…
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Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up? - An In-Depth Look at the Complex History Between the U.S. & Cuba
Award-winning director Saul Landau embarks on an in-depth exploration of Miami-Havana politics through the story of the Cuban 5 -- a group of spies sent by the Castro government to infiltrate right-wing terrorist organizations in Miami. WILL THE REAL TERRORIST PLEASE STAND UP? chronicles half a century of hostile US-Cuba…
Murge - The Unknown Story of the Cold War Front
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