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The Iraq war one year later ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
Examines the key military and political decisions that have determined the course of the Iraq war, from President Bush's "Axis of Evil" declaration through negotiation, invasion, "Mission Accomplished" and beyond. Experts analyze the design of the war plan and the new technology used in combat such as the F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter, B-2 Spirit stealth bomber, and Stryker combat vehicles. Frontline footage illuminates key events of the war, including the rescue of Private Jessica Lynch and the successful captures of the critical Karbala Gap and Baghdad Airport.
The century that made America great ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
This series focuses on the achievements of Americans in the twentieth century. Topics covered include famous inventors, presidents and celebrities, political upheavals, and amazing discoveries.
Gerald R. Ford healing the presidency ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Sometimes called the 'accidental president', Ford's refreshing honesty and integrity helped restore the nation's confidence in the White House following the scandalous Nixon years. Through interviews with family, friends and former colleagues, the man behind one of the most notable presidencies is revealed.
Al Qaeda ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Take an astonishing journey into the heart of the Al Qaeda terrorist organization's secret world. From the beginning as Arab Afghans fighting under the banner of Islam in the 1980s to their involvement in present-day conflicts and terrorist attacks, examine the origins, aims, and history behind this infamous group. Delve into the personality of their leader Osama Bin Laden, and discover the reasons why he and his followers have become the implacable enemies of the United States.
Global environmental issues ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
There has always been a struggle to balance the goals of economic development with the need to protect the environment. With world population growing and global climate change threatening to affect us all, never has that balance been more important. Teaches about the positive and negative effects of industrialization, and how international efforts are attempting to manage economic development in order to protect the global environment.
Hispanics in America ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
A history of the recent immigration of Hispanics to the United States, beginning with the Cuban exiles in 1959.
United States history, origins to 2000. Vol. 22, Civil rights ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
The latter half of the 20th century saw many of the nation's minority groups taking a stand. Beginning with the efforts of those involved in the African-American civil rights movement of the 1960's, the push for equality in American society crossed over to other ethnic groups, women, and the disabled.
Global economic issues ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Program focuses on the globalization of the world economy, as a result of the inter-connectedness of the world, post-World War II.
Africa challenges in the 21st century ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Students will explore Africa's history and learn to what degree its colonial legacy continues to impact the continent. They will understand the causes, effects and possible solutions to major problems, such as hunger and diseases like HIV/AIDS, and discover how controversial international trade policies continue to contribute to Africa's underdevelopment.
U.S. politics 1980-2000 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Reviews the last 20 years of the 20th century, including the presidencies of Ronald Reagan, George Bush and Bill Clinton. Looks at specific events, including the end of the Cold War, the Persian Gulf War, impeachment of Bill Clinton and the controversial election of 2000.
Latin America challenges in the 21st century ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
The great civilizations of Latin America were devastated after the arrival of the conquistadors and later the European colonizers, who created a society that was characterized by extreme differences between rich and poor -- a legacy that continues to plague Latin America to a strong degree today.
Let freedom ring images of the American spirit ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
An anthology of CBS News film clips beginning with World War II and ending with the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. Footage includes: the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Iwo Jima Flag raising, VE and VJ days, John F. Kennedy's inauguration, the Apollo 11 moon landing, and the Challenger explosion.
Human rights ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Program discusses the role of the United Nations and other organizations in maintaining the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the importance of securing freedom and justice and peace for all mankind.
Pornography ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Considers the effect of pornography on society and First Amendment protections. Includes segments originally aired on CBS on November 18, 1992, October 8, 1988, and October 17, 1992.
U.S. Politics 1960-1980 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Covers the political and historical events of the 1960's and 1970's.
The Vietnam War ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Explores the history of the American involvement in Vietnam.
Genocide ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Program defines genocide, explores the nature and causes of the crime, and shows students how the world community attempts to monitor global conditions and prevent future atrocities.
Bullied to death ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Examines the "national epidemic" of bullying, which may drive children to violence against themselves or others, and which has played a role in recent schoolyard shootings across the U.S. Includes examinations of the case of a high school sophomore in Atlanta who committed suicide after years of being bullied at school, and the Columbine High School shooting in Colorado committed by Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, who had been teased and taunted at school for years. Includes interviews with children who have been victims of bullying, and looks at a program which aims to prevent the destructive practice. With commentary by SuEllen Fried, author of Bullies & victims.
Violence in the media ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Poses the question: does violence on television and in the movies beget more violence or do the media merely hold up a mirror to a country awash in violence?
United States history origins to 2000. tThe Cold War ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
The United States and the Soviet Union emerged from World War II at odds over their postwar goals. The escalation of these conflicting opinions led the world into a tense, bitter struggle that came to be known as the Cold War. While the world's superpowers never battled each other directly, their indirect involvement with each other in locales around the globe pushed the world to the brink of nuclear war. This vivid program utilizes archival footage and interviews with renowned experts to dramatize this uneasy period in American history, featuring in-depth coverage of the crisis in Berlin, Fidel Castro and Cuba and the eventual fall of the Soviet Union.
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