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Body & Soul: Diana & Kathy
...the viewer into a private world. Directed by Academy Award-nominee Alice Elliott, Body & Soul: Diana & Kathy appeared nationally on PBS and won international...
The Collector of Bedford Street
This Academy Award nominated film stars Larry Selman, the filmmaker's 60-year-old neighbor, a fundraiser and an activist with an intellectual disability. Both a study and a story, the film brings into the classroom a human drama that goes beyond the…
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The Essential Blue Eyed
Over the past 20 years, Jane Elliot, a former teacher in the midwest USA, has committed herself to leading a fight against prejudice, ignorance and racism in society. She continues to practise the same philosophy which she begun with her…
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The Storm
Part of the Series: The Roosevelts
PBS
"The Storm" 1920-1933 In the 1920s, memories of Theodore Roosevelt begin to fade. The Great War is over, Woodrow Wilson is ill, and the American public is weary of domestic reform and events overseas. The Republican Party nominates Warren G.…
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The Fire of Life
Part of the Series: The Roosevelts
PBS
"The Fire of Life" 1910 - 1919 With his election to the New York State Senate in 1910, Franklin D. Roosevelt sets out to make a name for himself in Albany, much as Theodore Roosevelt had done twenty-nine years earlier.…
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The Common Cause
Part of the Series: The Roosevelts
PBS
"The Common Cause" 1939-1944 By the late summer of 1939, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is halfway through his second term in office. Both he and Eleanor are tired and looking forward to retirement, but when Germany invades Poland on September 2,…
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A Strong and Active Faith
Part of the Series: The Roosevelts
PBS
"A Strong and Active Faith" 1944-1962 By April of 1944, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt have occupied the White House for more than eleven years. The President is secretly convalescing in South Carolina from a recently diagnosed bout of congestive heart…
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The Rising Road
Part of the Series: The Roosevelts
PBS
"The Rising Road" 1933-1939 Franklin Delano Roosevelt's 1933 presidential inauguration comes during the nation's worst economic crisis - the Great Depression. Banks have failed and savings accounts have been wiped out, so to explain the banking system and how it…
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