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Insignia Films

Works: 85 works in 209 publications in 1 language and 12,602 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Historical television programs  Biography  Biographical television programs  Travelogues (Television programs)  Television adaptations  Documentary films  Drama 
Classifications: KF4541, 342.73029
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Most widely held works about Insignia Films
Most widely held works by Insignia Films
Constitution USA : with Peter Sagal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Episode 2]. It's a free country: Ask Americans what the Constitution's most important feature is, and most will say it's the guarantees of liberty enshrined in the Bill of Rights. In this episode, Peter explores the history of the Bill of Rights, and also takes on several stories ripped from the headlines, involving freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and right to privacy
1964( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's campaign for the presidency; the year that Americans learned smoking was bad for their health and Cassius Clay became Mohammad Ali; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the assassination of their president. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964, the film will follow some of the most prominent figures of the time
American experience( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the story of assassin, James Earl Ray, his target, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the seething, turbulent forces in American society that led these two men to their violent and tragic collision in Memphis in April of 1968. Explores the wildly disparate, yet fatefully entwined stories of Ray and King to create a complex, engaging, and thought-provoking portrait of America in that crisis-laden year
Grand Coulee Dam by Artist Not Provided( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the construction of the Coulee Dam, the largest hydroelectric power plant in the world when it was completed in 1941, discussing both its positive and negative effects, and focusing on its impact upon the lives and culture of Native Americans
Kit Carson( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film draws upon rich archival materials, original recreations, and interviews with authors and historians to bring the legendary trapper, scout, and soldier to vivid life, and provide a lens on a pivotal but little-understood era in American history"--Container
The big burn( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by Timothy Egan's best-selling book, The Big Burn is the dramatic story of an unimaginable wildfire that swept across the Northern Rockies in the summer of 1910. The fire devoured more than three million acres in 36 hours, confronting the fledgling U.S. Forest Service with a catastrophe that would define the agency and the nation's fire policy for the rest of the 20th century and beyond
Lindbergh( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1927, a 25 year-old Charles A. Lindbergh astounded the world by flying non-stop from New York to Paris without even packing a parachute. This award-winning documentary faithfully traces the chronology of Lindbergh's life, using seldom-seen archival footage and photos, new scholarship, and interviews with Lindbergh's family members, to explore his exhilarating, contradictory and turbulent life
The grandest enterprise under God( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Civil War Americans set out with a new energy and optimism to finally unite the East and the West. To do this, they embarked on one of the greatest technological achievements of the age--building the first transcontinental railroad to conquer forbidding mountains, harsh deserts and awesome distances
One sky above us( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the 20th century neared, Americans celebrated with the World Columbian Exposition, where they were told that the frontier had closed, but in the real West, for every frontier story that ended, another one began. Some Native Americans waged a struggle to hold onto their traditions in the midst of rapid, overwhelming change, while others chose to learn the white man's ways, hoping to help their families and their tribe. In California, the emerging metropolis of Los Angeles waged yet another battle to control the arid region's most precious commodity--water. Much had changed in the West, but it continued to be what it had always been--a landscape of the imagination, the reservoir of our shared hopes and dreams, a place of both conflict and infinite possibility, and an enduring symbol of something unquestionably American
Empire upon the trails( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1800's, no one knew who would control the seemingly infinite spaces of the West. Hopeful Americans moved onward toward Manifest Destiny, as they determined to make the West--all of it--their own
The West( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many Americans who set out to change the West found that the West changed them instead. View the broad panorama of western experiences including those of homesteaders and farmers on the Great Plains, Chinese immigrants, Hispanic townspeople in California, Mormons in Utah, the great showman Buffalo Bill Cody, cowboys during the fall of the great ranching boom, African-American sharecroppers searching for a "Promised Land," and Native Americans on the reservations
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The grandest enterprise under GodOne sky above usEmpire upon the trails