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Brummel, Bill

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Bullied( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film tells the story of Jamie Nabozny, a gay student who endured relentless bullying in both middle and high school despite seeking help from school administrators. Jamie fought back, not with his fists but in a courtroom. His historic federal case established that gay and lesbian students have a constitutional right to be free from harassment and bullying. Why is a film on anti-gay bullying necessary? Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) are still subject to physical and verbal harassment or isolation, educators are wary of raising issues relating to sexual orientation or gender identity because the subject is seen as politically or religiously charged. Until school personnel understand that, unless all students feel safe, the school is not providing the best environment in which to learn, they risk sending the message that some bullying is acceptable
Ku Klux Klan a secret history( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors David M. Chalmers (Hooded Americanism) and Wyn Craig Wade (The Fiery Cross) trace the history of the Klan from its birth in 1866 to the present
Viva la causa( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using historical footage and dramatic reenactments, this film focuses on one of the seminal events in the march for human rights -- the grape strike and boycott led by César Chávez and Dolores Huerta in the 1960s. Thousands of people from across the nation joined in a struggle for justice for the some of the most exploited people in the United States
Blood diamonds by Richard MacAndrew( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the role played by the illicit diamond trade in funding Africa's brutal civil wars, particularly in Sierra Leone and Angola
Captured light : the invention of still photography( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There is a camera in almost every American home today. Cameras and photography are an everyday part of our lives, something we rarely give a thought to accept when we need to buy film or get pictures developed. But the invention of still photography was monumental in the history of science and technology. For the first time, images could be transferred and saved. The role of still photography in world history and world culture is immeasurable. Because of this invention there exists images of the some of the eighteenth century and all of the twentieth century, television, motion pictures-the list is endless. Captured Light: The Invention of Still Photography takes a look at the invention and evolution of the art, science, and business of photography"--Historychannel.com webpage excerpt
Selma : the bridge to the ballot( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a courageous group of Alabama students and teachers who, along with other activists, fought a nonviolent battle to win voting rights for African Americans in the South. Standing in their way: a century of Jim Crow, a resistant and segregationist state, and a federal government slow to fully embrace equality. By organizing and marching bravely in the face of intimidation, violence, arrest and even murder, these change-makers achieved one of the most significant victories in the civil rights era
Hell : the devil's domain( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Dante's Inferno to modern-day revival meetings, this feature-length special chronicles our views of Satan and his legendary realm
A fighting force : African-Americans in the military( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[1.3]: This moving documentary pays tribute to the valor and sacrifice of African American soldiers while shedding light on the discrimination and disregard that at times proved more threatening than the rigors of battle. 1.2 million African Americans served in World War II, and although largely forgotten by history, nearly 2,000 of them stormed the beaches of Normandy. The stories of seven of these forgotten heroes are told through dramatic recreations and in-depth intervews
Rwanda : do scars ever fade?( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An incisive look at the genocide in Rwanda and its aftermath, raising new questions about how we can keep such tragedies from recurring
Inside Pol Pot's secret prison( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Led by a former schoolteacher named Pol Pot, the Khmer Rouge regime killed between 15 and 40 percent of the Cambodian population in a brutal attempt to transform the nation into a classless society. At the heart of this orchestrated campaign of terror was a death camp known by the code name S-21. Thousands of prisoners entered S-21. Only seven escaped alive. Interviews with former guards, executioners and two survivors paint a picture of the unspeakable horrors that were commonplace at S-21. The incredibly detailed prison archives open a window into the Khmer Rouge's program of genocide, raising the question of why no one has been prosecuted so far for the crimes against humanity committed in Cambodia
Saddam's bombmaker escape to freedom( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's one important defector from Iraq who lived to tell his story -- Dr. Khidir Hamza, who spent 20 years developing Iraq's atomic weapons program. Based on a book he co-wrote with Jeff Stein, "Saddam's Bombmaker: The Terrifying Inside Story of the Iraqi Nuclear and Biological Weapons Agenda", Hamza paints an unprecedented portrait of Hussein --his women, drunken rages, murder of underlings, and unrivaled power -- and talks of his harrowing escape and first encounter with skeptical CIA agents
Inside North Korea by Chŏl An( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North Korea has remained shrouded from the rest of the world throughout its 50-year history. It's only two leaders, Kim Il Sung and his son, Kim Jong Il, have fashioned a dictatorial cult that subjects its citizens to lives of crushing poverty and want. The recollections of people who have escaped the regime, including one of Kim Jong Il's former bodyguards, paint a dark portrait of a place where the leader is revered as a God, where a deadly famine has claimed three million lives, where citizens' rights and freedoms are restricted, and of a brutal gulag system where many are unjustly imprisoned
Lawbreakers : the Greensboro massacre( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Nov. 3, 1979, Greensboro, NC, at an anti-Klan rally, American-Nazi and Klan members clash with Communists
Standing Tall at Auschwitz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Ovitz family from Romania. The family included seven dwarfs who were sent to the death camp of Auschwitz-Bergenau where Mengele experimented on them
Erasing Hate( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remarkable story of transformation and redemption, Erasing Hate tells the journey of Bryon Widner out of the world of race hatred. The painful process of removing his extensive white power tatoos is just the outward sign of his inner transformation as he leaves Hammerskin Nation
The nuclear football by Andree Korpys( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of the "nuclear football," a black case carried by an aide of the President of the United States which contains the mechanism for ordering a nuclear counterattack
Soviet UFO secrets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For 13 years, the Soviet Union conducted systematic examinations of UFO sightings within its borders. At the same time, the official government position was that such phenomena did not exist. And experts in the U.S. long felt that Soviet officials used reports of UFO activity to cover up military secrets and activities. Drawing on commentary from some of the world's leading UFO analysts and formerly top-secret documents uncovered by journalist George Knapp, SOVIET UFO SECRETS REVEALED illuminates one of the most mysterious chapters in the history of UFO investigation. From the famed Siberian explosion in 1908 to a 1982 event at an intercontinental ballistic missile base, the complete stories of many sightings are finally presented here, with the various theories for the phenomenon presented, analyzed and debated."--History Channel Web site
Child warriors( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by and featuring the stunning personal story of Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier in Sierra Leone's civil war and now a best-selling author (A long way gone: memoirs of a boy soldier), this program spans the globe to understand the heartrending, inhumane practice of turning children into soldiers and to uncover individual stories of hope and triumph
Come home alive( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tourists recall their harrowing ordeal at the hands of Rwandan rebels in Central Africa
Come home alive( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Come Home Alive details the ordeal of Stuart Havenstrite, a geologist who was working in the state of Michoacan in 1997. For 72 hours, he was held by three young Mexican men who demanded $5 million for his release. From the moment his assailants attempted to force him into the trunk of his rental car to the arrests that came in the aftermath of his release, Gateway of Death provides a gripping, insider's view of what it is like to be in the middle of a nightmare, as Stuart details every stage of his ordeal."--Publisher's website
 
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