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Guidance Associates

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The Great Depression by Hans F Sennholz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bank runs, unemployment and food lines, 'Hoovervilles', the Bonus Army and the inauguration of FDR
Shakespeare: A Day At The Globe( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the development of public theater up to the building of Shakespeare's Globe, reviewing the social, political, and cultural events that made Shakespeare's accomplishment's possible. Recreates a performance at the Globe
The Harlem Renaissance & Beyond( Visual )

5 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two-part production which introduces the viewer to the major black writers of the 1920's, and in particular, to those writers of this period who collectively were refessed to as the "Harlem Renaissance," the "Negro Renaissance," or the "Negro Awakening," which was a period from 1925 to 1929
Witness to history( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exciting, dramatic changes that took place in the first twenty years of the new century. See immigrants at Ellis Island and scenes of Henry Ford inventing the 'horseless carriage'
What is communism? by Gary A Ward( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Help students understand the principles and policies that define a government or party as 'Communist.' This program reviews major trends and events in the history of Soviet and Chinese communism
Modern U.S. history : from cold war to hostage crisis( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Nixon, Ford and Carter years, covering U.S. withdrawal from Vietnam, improved relations with China, and the Watergate scandal
The reckless years : 1919-1929( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program demonstrates how corruption, government inaction and a laissez-faire economic policy contributed to the worst depression in the nation's history
The Eye of the storm by Billy Joel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award winning documentary, records an innovative experiment in which a third-grade teacher divides her all-white class into "blue-eyes" and "brown-eyes" making each group superior or inferior on successive days. Demonstrates the nature and effects of bigotry by showing changes brought about in their behavior and learning patterns
Witness to history( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program deals with the years after World War II and the growing tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union. Newsreel footage highlights the Berlin Airlift, the Korean War, the conflict between President Truman and General MacArthur, the anti-Communist hysteria that swept America in the early 1950s and the rise and fall of Senator Joseph McCarthy
Modern U.S. history : from cold war to hostage crisis( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the Kennedy-Johnson years, including the struggle for Black civil rights, the Cuban missile crisis, Kennedy's assassination, and the bitter division over the escalating involvement of the United States in Vietnam
Mythology is Alive And Well( Visual )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mythology Is Alive And Well is a two-part program which introduces, in a lighthearted way, the major figures of the Greek and Roman pantheon. The program sorts them out and clearly shows their relationships to one another and also what they meant to the men and women who created and worshiped them
Witness to history( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a first hand look at the destruction and jubilation of postwar Europe, this program includes the Potsdam Conference, the Berlin airlift, the Hungarian Revolution, and the Berlin crisis
Ordeal of power : the President and the presidency( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What does the president do? What are his powers and the limits to them? Using vivid examples, the program focuses on the highest office in the land. The program shows that the powers of the presidency are defined in the Constitution but have changed and grown in practice, as have limitations on presidential powers. Illustrations show the decision making process of the presidency through examples from recent history. Using concepts developed in the program, students are challenged to help a fictional president solve a typical policy problem
Witness to history( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eye-opening account of the effects of America's depression and Roosevelt's inaugural speech launching the New Deal
Witness to history( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks at the history of U.S.-Latin American affairs from the era of the Monroe Doctrine (1823) through the turn of the century to the 1960s. Archival footage documents many of the events that played a major part in the development of that relationship such as the Spanish-American War and the building of the Panama Canal. Also highlighted are some examples of U.S. military intervention in Latin America such as occupation of Nicaragua, the Bay of Pigs invasion of 1961 and the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962
Witness to history( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness the collapse of Russia's ancient autocracy and the rise of Communism. Get an inside close-up of Lenin from 1918-1924, including his funeral and entombment
Witness to history( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'War fever' rages at home as Americans pitch in to support their boys overseas. Vivid scenes of the trenches of Europe and the League of Nations
Witness to history( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Watch the social and political changes that resulted from the Suffragette Movement, Prohibition, Darwin's Theory of Evolution, the rise of the Ku Klux Klan
Modern U.S. history : from cold war to hostage crisis( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program covers the Truman-Eisenhower years, as the United States celebrates an end to World War II, then plunges into the Cold War. Explores the anticommunist hysteria led by Joseph McCarthy and traces the course of the Korean War. Includes American response to 'Sputnik'-- and to Russia's first Atomic bomb
 
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