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Age of Innocence, The (1993) DVD 789
New York 1870, Newland Archer (Daniel Day-Lewis), a young lawyer from the upper class, is engaged to May Welland (Winona Ryder), also from a very good family. May’s cousin, the unconventional Countess Ellen Olenska (Michelle Pfeiffer) returns from Europe and hires Newland to represent her in her divorce case. An adaptation of the Edith Wharton’s Pulitizer prize novel. (133 min.)

All the President's Men (1976) DVD 710
In 1972 the findings of two reporters triggered revelations about a burglary in Washington's Watergate building that drove a US President from office. Based on the book of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein about their experiences uncovering the Watergate coverup for the Washington Post, this movie tells their story. Starring Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman. (133 min.)

American Beauty (1999) DVD 711
Lester Burnham, an ad man in his forties, and his status-seeking wife Carolyn lead a "slowly deteriorating" life in American suburbia. But as Lester decides to make a few changes in his life he is about to learn that the ultimate freedom comes at the ultimate price. A funny, moving and shocking journey through life in suburban America. Starring Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening. (117 min.)

American Gigolo (1980) - DVD 703
A gigolo falls in love with a politician's ,is framed for a murder, and his alibi doesn't check out. Starring Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton. Written and directed by Paul Schrader. (112 min.)

American Graffiti (1973) DVD 712
Reflecting the culmination of the 50s this film features the coming of age of four teenagers on their last summer night before college. Starring Richard Dreyfuss. (108 min.)

Amistad (1998) DVD 771
Based on a true story, it tells of a shipload of Africans being sent to the United States to be sold into slavery, who take over the ship and try to return to their home. The ship, Amistad, is captured and the Africans are taken to the United States and put on trial for murder. Starring Morgan Freeman, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Housou, and Matthew McConaughey. (148 min.)

Angels in America (2004) -DVD 810
Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals.  Starring Al Pacino, Meryl Streep and Emma Thompson. (337min.)

Apartment, The (1960) DVD 713
In this sparkling Billy Wilder comedy a lonely insurance clerk promotes his business interests by making his apartment into a romantic hideaway for his five bosses and their amours. His efforts, however, also lead to unexpected results in his own love life.Starring Shirely MacLaine, Jack Lemmon. Director/ Screenplay Writer: Billy Wilder. (120 min.)

Apocalypse Now Redux (2001) DVD 714
Francis Coppola's all-new cut of his motion picture epic.
The first film to excoriate US-involvement in the Vietnam War. Starring Martin Sheen, Marlon Brandon, Rubert Duvall....(195 min.)

Apostel. The Apostle (2005) DVD 835
A gifted, charismatic Southern preacher is secretly plagued by the darker side of human desire and rage. When he commits a crime of passion, he is forced to run from the law and to find the road to redemption. Starring Robert Duvall, Farrah Fawcett, Billy Bob Thornton. Director: Robert Duvall. (129 min.)

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) DVD 770
Two nutty aunts, a sociopathic brother, a nonviolent insane brother, a nephew and his fiancee interact in this comedy. Starring Cary Grant. (114 min.)

Basquiat (1996) - DVD 715
The story of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat's rise from unknown graffiti artist to darling of New York's art critics and 'Jimi Hendrix of the art scene', famous for his excessive and self-destructive lifestyle. Starring David Bowie.
(107 min.)

Ben-Hur (1959) - DVD 808
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge. Starring Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet and Stephen Boyd. (214 min.)

Big Sleep, The (1946) - DVD 843
Based on Raymond Chandler’s novel. A detective is hired by a millionaire to find out who is blackmailing his daughter. A classic film noire starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Ba-call. Directed by Howard Hawks. (110 min.)

Birds, The (1963) - DVD 772
Hitchcock's classic which takes place in an isolated coastal California community about a woman and bird attacks. Starring Tippi Hedren. (approx120 min.)

Black Hawk Down(2001) – DVD 790
Harrowing dramatization of of the disastrous 1993 mission in Somalia which resulted in the deaths of 18 American soldiers. Not for the faint of heart. (138 min.)

Bobby. Der letzte Tag von Robert F. Kennedy (2007) – DVD 844
Story of 22 individuals who are present in the Ambassador Hotel on the day Robert Ken-nedy is assassinated. Includes archival footage of the senator’s election campaign. Di-rected by Emilio Estevez. (119 min.)

Bonnie and Clyde (1967) DVD 716
Adrift in the bleak Depression days of the early 1930s, Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker embark on a life of crime. Starring Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard. (107 min.)

Boogie Nights (1997) DVD 717
Boogie Nights is one of the key movies of the 1990s, and among the most ambitious and exuberantly alive American movies in years.. Although loosely based on the sleazy life and times of real-life porn legend John Holmes, at heart it's a classic Hollywood rise-and-fall fable: a naive, good-looking young busboy is discovered in a San Fernando Valley disco by a famous motion picture producer, becomes a hotshot movie star, lives the high life, and then loses everything when he gets too big for his britches, succumbs to insobriety, and is left behind by new times and new technology. (154 min.)

Bread and Roses (2003) DVD 813
Inspired by the real life "Justice for Janitors" campaign led by immigrant cleaners, mostly women, in LA. They dared to take on their corporate bosses against all odds. Starring Pilar Padilla, Adrien Brody. Director: Ken Loach (105 min.)

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) DVD 718
Holly is a deliciously eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire.  Her next-door neighbor thwarts those plans. Based on Capote's novel.  Starring Audrey Hepburn. (110 min.)

Broadcast News (1987) - DVD 773
Appealing intelligent inside look at the personal and professional lives of three TV journalists. Starring Holly Hunter, William Hurt, Albert Brooks and Jack Nicolson. (Approx 131 min)

Bulworth (1998) DVD 809
A mix of hip-hop and politics, after putting a hit out on himself Senator Bulworth becomes a rapping politician who isn't afraid to say anything he wants and offend anyone he wants to. Starring Warren Beatty and Halle Berry (104 min.)

Cane Mutiny, The (1954) DVD 719
Humprey Bogart is Lt. Commander Queeg, the skipper of the minesweeper Caine, who, when involuntarily relieved of his command during a violent typhoon, brings his officers up on charges for conspiration. Adaptation of Herman Wouk's novel The Cane Mutiny. Starring Humphrey Bogart. (120 min.)

Candidate, The (1972) - VTR 839
The Candidate is the story of a man who is seduced into a big-time political race by the belief that he can do it his way, only to find himself swept along in a tide of other people's needs and desires. He fights to remain a man when the world is bent on making him an image. Starring Robert Redford, Peter Boyle and Melvyn Douglas.
(106 min.)

Cape Fear (1962) - DVD 774
A Hollywood classic with a theme of murder and vengeance. Robert Mitchum is creepy as an ex-con who blames lawyer (Gregory Peck) for his imprisonment and plots an insidious revenge on his family. Starring Robert Mitchum, Gregory Peck, Polly Bergen, Terry Savalas.   Director: J. Lee Thompson (105 min.)

Cape Fear (1991) - DVD 774
REMAKE Starring Robert de Niro as Max Cady and Nick Nolte as Sam Bowden and Jessica Lange as Sam's wife, Director: Martin Scorsese (128 min)

Capote (2005) - DVD 834
Truman Capote's life while writing In Cold Blood. Based on Gerald Clarke's biography. Starring Philip Seymour Hoffmann, Catherine Keener. Director: Bennett Miller. (110 min.)

Carlito's Way: Rise to Power (2005) - DVD 702
The early years of gangster Carlito Brigante. Seduced by the power of the brutal New York underworld, he enters a deadly circle of greed and retribution. Starring Jay Hernandez, Mario Van Peebles, Luis Guzman. Directed by Michael Bregman. (89 min.)

Casualties of War (1996) - DVD 791
A GI in Vietnam fears his comrades more than he does the enemy after refusing to participate in the rape and murder a Vietnamese woman. Starring Michael J. Fox and Sean Penn. (109 min.)

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) - DVD 720
In this adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play, Paul Newman plays troubled sports hero Brick. Elizabeth Taylor makes Maggie the Cat, diffing her claws in and holding onto her ideal version of life. Starring Paul Newman, Elizabeth Taylor. (104 min.)

City of Angels (1998) - DVD 814
Meg Ryan stars as Dr. Maggie Rice, a heart surgeon who is grieving over a lost patient when an angel named Seth (Nicolas Cage) appears to comfort her. She can see him despite the "rule" that angels are invisible, and Seth's love for Maggie forces him to choose between angelic immortality and a normal human existence on earth with her.

Chicago (2003) - DVD 775
The dancer Roxie Hart, wants to be as successful as her idol, nightclub star Velma Kelly. When Roxie learns that her lover has betrayed her, she shoots him and lands in prison as a murderer. Her idol, Velma, is accused of a double murder and they meet in prison. Roxie concocts a plan and relies on press coverage to make her as famous as Velma. Starring Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Queen Latifa . (approx 113 min.)

Citizen Kane (1941) DVD 721
The story of a multimillionaire newspaper publisher, political aspirant, and wielder of public opinion - a man who had every material advantage in life, but who lacked a feeling of human sympathy and tolerance. Starring Orson Welles. (114 min.)

Cocktail für eine Leiche (c1948, 1975) - DVD 828
Rope. Based on the Leopold and Loeb murder case. A murder, Nietschean philosopy, and a chest that serves both as a temporary coffin and buffet table at a party. Starring John Dall, Farley Granger, James Stewart. Director: Alfred Hitch-cock. (77 min.)

Dead Man Walking (1995) DVD 724
A highly intriguing drama about the complex relationship between a devout nun and a death-row convict. Inspired by a true story the film is a provocative examination of crime, punishment, and redemption. Starring Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn. (118 min.)

Dead Poets Society (1989) DVD 725
When charismatic English professor John Keating arrives at a hard-line boy academy, his unconventional teaching methods breathe new life into the curriculum and inspire his young student. Starring Robin Williams (123 min.)

Deer Hunter, The (1978) DVD 726
A powerful epic about three steelworkers from Pennsylvania whose lives are changed irrevocably in the tragic devastation of the Vietnam war. Starring Robert DeNiro. (176 min.)

Do the Right Thing (1989) - DVD 829
The hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY and tensions are growing.... Director: Spike Lee. (114 min.)

Dr. Strangelove or:
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
(1964) - DVD 727
Stanley Kubrick's black Cold War comedy tells the story of two psychotic US generals, who, through a series of military and political accidents, trigger an ingenious, irrevocable scheme leading toward the total nuclear apocalypse. Starring Peter Sellers, George C. Scott. (90 min.)

Drugstore Cowboy (1989) - DVD 728
A painstakingly authentic depiction of the life of drug addicts. Set in the early 1970s, the film tells of one self-confessed and unrepentant junkie who robs drugstores, not for money, but for drugs. Starring Matt Dillon. (100 min.)

East of Eden (1954) - DVD 799
Based on John Steinbeck's novel about a youth who vies for the attention of his father.  Directed by Elia Kazan, starring James Dean.  (113 min.)

Easy Rider (1969) - DVD 729
This original "road movie" tells the story of two dropouts on a long trip from Los Angeles to New Orleans on a search for freedom. Starring Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson. (92 min.)

8 Mile 2002) – DVD 792
Angry young white rapper tries to use his music to escape the grimness of life in Detroit. Eminem is impressive in a film that echoes his own life story. (106 min.)

El Dorado (1967) - DVD 825
Howard Hawks reunites with John Wayne, playing a hired gun mixed up in a range war; Robert Mitchum is Wayne's old pal, now a sheriff in the midst of a hopeless drunken bender. James Caan, in one of his first sizable roles, plays a kid who can't shoot straight and wears a funny hat (every character in the movie makes fun of this hat. In El Dorado the heroes are a bit older than in Rio Bravo, their powers a bit weaker; at the end Wayne must revert to a bit of subterfuge in order to get the drop on the steely gunslinger (ice-cold Christopher George) he needs to put down. (121 min.)

Erin Brockovich (2000) - DVD 793
Based on a true story. A brassy divorced mother of three becomes obsessed with a pro bono case involving the residents of a California town who have been exposed to poisonous, polluted water. Julia Roberts won an Oscar for her performance with Albert Finney as her boss. (126 min.)

Fahr zur Hölle Liebling! (1975) - DVD 837
Farewell, my Lovely
Private eye Philip Marlowe is hired by an ex-con to find the ex-con's missing sweetheart. Based on Raymond Chandler’s novel. Starring Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling. Directed by Dick Richards

Far and Away (1992) DVD 730
Joseph Donelly, a poor Irish farmer, accompanies his landlord's daughter to America in a quest for land and a new life. Starring Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman. (134 min.)

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (c1986, 2000) DVD 707
A chronicle of the events in the day of a 17-year-old who decides to cut school one spring day and heads for downtown Chicago with his girl and best friend to see the sights and experience a day of freedom. Starring Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck. Directed by John Hughes. (99 min.)

For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) - DVD 777
Based on Hemingway novel. Starring Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman. (158 min.)

Frau unter Einfluss, Eine (1974) – DVD 842
A Woman Under the Influence
The story of an emotional disturbed wife and the husband who helps her overcome her condition. Starring Peter Falk, Gena Rowlands. Directed by John Cassavetes. (141 min.)

Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, A (1966) - DVD 807
A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom. Starring Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Jack Gilford and Buster Keaton (93 min.)

Gangs of New York (2002) - DVD 778
Film about rivalries among warring factions of New Yorkers in the 1860s. A young man returns to his home turf determined to avenge his father's death at the hands of Bill the Butcher (Day-Lewis) the self-appointed leader of the nationalistic "Native Americans."
Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson (160 min.)

Gattaca (1997) DVD 731
One of the first major Hollywood movies to deal with the effects of genetic enineering on human civilization. In a near future world "designer people", forged in lab tubes, strive for perfection. Starring Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman. (102 min.)

Gentleman's Agreement (1947) DVD 732
Based on Laura Z. Hobson's novel the film tells the story of a writer who poses as a Jew to write a magazine series on anti-Semitism. He soon discovers what it is like to be a victim of religious intolerance. Directed by Elia Kazan. Starring Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire. (118 min.)

Geronimo: An American Legend (1993) DVD 733
The epic Western relates the final stages of the US government's subjugation of the West's native population. As the last Indian leader yet to surrender to the white man, Geronimo leads a small band of warriors in escape. Starring Wes Studi, Gene Hackman. (110 min.)

Gesichter (1968) – DVD 841
Faces
Powerful story of the dissintegration of a marriage of a captain of industry and his wife. Starring John Marley, Gena Rowlands. Directed by John Cassavetes. (125 min.)

Giant (1956) DVD 734
Three generations of land-rich Texans love, swagger, connive, and clash in a saga of family strife, racial bigotry, and conflict between cattle barons and newly rich oil tycoons. Starring Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean. (193 min.)

Gold Rush (1925/1942) DVD 735
Charlie Chaplin is a tramp prospector in the wilds of Alaska facing all manner of perils with fortitude, turning them into hilarious moments of comedy. Starring Charlie Chaplin (69 min.)

Gone with the Wind (1939) DVD 736
The monumental Civil War-era epic deals with the destroyed South and the impact of its defeat. Based on Margaret Mitchell's novel the film remains as one of the most popular and elaborate Hollywood productions. Starring Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable. (224 min.)

Grapes of Wrath , The (1940) - DVD 779 ntsc
Remarkable film version of John Steinbeck's novel. Starring Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell. Director John Ford. (129 min.)

Great Gatsby, The (1974) - VTR 737
From F. Scott Fitzgerald's book about America in the Jazz Age comes this story of love among those to whom glamour, elegance and, above all, money were everything. Starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow. (140 min.)

Greatest Show on Earth, The (c2007, 1952) – DVD 846
A look of life behind the scenes of a circus. Starring Charlton Heston, Betty Hutton Cornel Wilde and others. Directed by Cecil B. De Mille. (146 min.)

Green Berets, The (1968) DVD 826
Anyone who fought in Vietnam can tell you that the war bore little resemblance to this propagandistic action film starring and codirected by John Wayne. But the film itself is not nearly as bad as its reputation would suggest; critics roasted its gung-ho politics while ignoring its merits as an exciting war movie. David Janssen plays a journalist who learns to understand Wayne's commitment to battling Communism, and Jim Hutton (Timothy's dad) plays an ill-fated soldier who adopts a Vietnamese orphan.  (135 min.)

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) DVD 738
Joanna, the beautiful daughter of longtime liberal parents, returns home with her new fiancé, a distinguished black doctor. Both families now are forced to face a trial of their beliefs and opinions. Starring Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn. (104 min.)

Haben und Nichthaben (c1944, 2003) - DVD 705
To Have and To Have Not. 1940 in Vichy-controlled Martinique and a hardboiled, apolitical fisherman is caught up in trying to help out a girl who has run out of money and French freedom fighters who are trying to elude Nazi collaborators. Based on Ernest Hemingway’s novel. Starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan. Director Howard Hawks. (96 min.)

Haunting, The (1963) - DVD 780
A psychic research team studies the supernatural powers of a 90-year New England house. Starring Julie Harris, Claire Bloom. Directed by Robert Wise. (107 min.)

Head of State (2003) – DVD 845
Weiße Haus sieht schwarz, Das
An unknown African American D.C. alderman is selected to run for President. Starring and directed by comedian Chris Rock. (95 min.)

High Noon (1952) - DVD 739
On the day Marshall Will Kane trades in his tin star for his bride, a killer is returning on the noon train to seek revenge. The confrontation inevitably leads to one of the most famous showdowns in film history. Starring Grace Kelly, Gary Cooper. (85 min.)

Hiroshima (2002) - DVD 803
Beginning in the final months of WWII Hiroshima moves back and forth between Truman, Churchill, and Hirohito. Secretary of State James F.-Byrnes, the DAZ's namesake, plays an important role in this movie. (178 min.)

How To Make an American Quilt (1995) - DVD 804
Captivating story that celebrates finding your way and following your heart. Starring Winona Ryder, Ellen Burstyn and Anne Bancroft. (110 min.)

In Cold Blood (1967) - DVD 740
Based on Capote's book the film deals with the inner workings of two criminals who brutally slaughter a Kansas family. Starring Robert Blake, Scott Wilson. (133 min.)

Infamous (2006) - DVD 827
Based on George Plimpton's Truman Capote it traces Capote's writing of In Cold Blood and the effect it had on him, Harper Lee, the murderer Perry Smith, and others. Starring Toby Jones, Sandra Bullock, Daniel Craig. Director: Douglas McGrath. (113 min.)

Insider, The (1999) - DVD 794
A former tobacco executive (Russell Crowe) and a gutsy segment producer for TV’s “60 Minutes” (Al Pacino) provide a compelling, dynamic, fact based story about real life machinations of TV journalism and big business. (160 min.)

JFK (1991) - DVD 767
Oliver Stones film about the mystery that surrounds John F. Kennedy's assassination. Starring Kevin Costner. (181 min.)

Key Largo (c1948, 2000) - DVD 704
A disillusioned returning World War II veteran arrives at a rundown hotel in Key Largo. There a mobster holes up against a raging storm, holding the veteran, the hotel owner and the owner's widowed daughter-in-law at gunpoint. Starring Hum-phrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Edward G. Robinson. Director John Huston. (97 min.)

Kramer vs. Kramer 1979) - DVD 781
A film about the dissolution of a family. Starring Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman. Dorector Robert Benton. (105 min.)

Lenny (1974) - DVD 816
Based loosely on the Broadway play, this film biography of late comedian Lenny Bruce captures his fiery brand of provocative humor while looking at his less-than-savory personal life. Dustin Hoffman earned an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Bruce, a seminal figure in stand-up comedy who broke boundaries of language and subject matter by questioning hypocrisy and telling it hilariously like he saw it.

Lion in Winter, The (1968) DVD 821
Christmas 1183 - an aging and conniving King Henry II plans a reunion where he hopes to name his successor. He summons the following people for the holiday: his scheming but imprisoned wife, Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine; his mistress, Princess Alais, whom he wishes to marry; his three sons (Richard, Geoffrey, and John), all of whom desire the throne; and the young but crafty King Philip of France (who is also Alais' brother). With the fate of Henry's empire at stake, everybody engages in their own brand of deception and treachery to stake their claim. (129 min.)

Lolita (1961) DVD 742
Based on Vladimir Nabokov's novel Stanley Kubrick's provocative film explores the theme of sexual obsession. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. Starring Peter Sellers. (147 min.)

Lone Star(1996) DVD 819
This complex and rich film by John Sayles stars Chris Cooper as the contemporary sheriff of a Texas border town still under the sway of his late, legendary lawman father (Matthew McConaughey, seen in flashbacks). The discovery of a skeleton and crusted-over badge--buried some 40 years--initiates an investigation into an old crime no one wants to talk about but which will determine for Cooper's character, once and for all, various truths about his father's life.

Long Day's Journey into Night (1962) -DVD 811 ntsc
The brutally honest autobiographical account of O'Neall's early years represent a landmark in American film history.  Directed by Sidney Lumet. Starring Katharine Hepburn, Sir Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards, Jr. and Dean Stockwell. (180 min.)

Long Day's Journey into Night (1987) - VTR 812 ntsc
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife, fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and a misfit. The family is reflected by the youngest son, who is a sensitive and aspiring writer. Starring Jack Lemmon, Bethel Leslie and Kevin Spacey. (170 min.)

Long Goodbye, The (1973) – DVD 838
Altman’s adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s novel. Philip Marlowe (transported into the 1970s) tries to prove that his best friend did not murder his wife. Starring Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden. Directed by Robert Altman. (108 min.)

Malcolm X (1992) - VTR 510 , DVD 782
Spike Lee's epic biography of America's fiery civil-rights leader, who is superbly played by Denzel Washington, from his early days as a zoot-suited hustler known as "Detroit Red" to his spiritual maturity after his pilgrimage to Mecca, as a Black Muslim by the name of El Hajj Malik El Shabazz. (193 min.)

Maltese Falcon, The (1941) - DVD 743
Private eye Sam Spade finds himself disputing with a set of fascinating scoundrels for possession of a priceless statuette once sent by the Knights of Malta as tribute to Emperor Charles V. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Sidney Greenstreet. (99 min.)

Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The (c1962, 2002) - DVD 830
Classic western. A young idealistic lawyer has to face the gun-toting law of the west. Starring James Stewart, John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Vera Miles. Director: John Ford. (118 min.)

Man with the Golden Arm, The (c1965 c2003) - DVD 768
An ex-convict recovering from heroin addiction returns to the Chicago slums and struggles to become a musician. Based on the novel by Nelson Algren. A gripping, fascinating film starring Frank Sinatra, Eleanor Parker, Kim Novak. Directed by Otto Preminger. (120 min.)

Manhattan (1979) DVD 745
Woody Allen's film is a finely-rendered portrait of modern relationships against the backdrop of urban alienation. The core of the story revolves around writer Isaac Davis and his quest for love and fulfilment. Directed by Woody Allen. Starring Woody Allen, Diane Keaton. (96 min.)

Marathon Man, The (1976) DVD 815
Dustin Hoffman plays a sullen and cowardly loner haunted by the suicide of his father, a suspected communist. He is drawn into a murky web of international intrigue when his brother, CIA agent Doc Levy, played by Roy Scheider, is murdered by a former Nazi who has come to the United States to reclaim a valuable stash of diamonds.

Menschenkind. Beloved (2004) - DVD 831
Adaptation of Toni Morrison's novel about a runaway slave mother. Starring Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover. Director: Jonathan Demme. (165 min.)

Menschliche Makel, Der (2004) - DVD 832
A professor of classics at a rural college is accused of a racial slur.. Adaptation of Philip Roth's The Human Stain. Starring Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman. Direc-tor: Robert Benton. (103 min.)

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) DVD 746
Mr. Smith, an idealistic smalltown sentator heads to Washington where he finds himself battling a ruthless political machine. Starring James Stewart, Jean Arthur. (125 min.)

Nacht vor der Hochzeit (c1940, 2005) - DVD 708
Philadelphia Story, The.
Applying her impossibly high ideals to everyone but herself, Tracy a rich, spoiled woman learns some things about who she is on the eve of her second marriage. Classic romantic comedy starring Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey. Directed by George Cukor. Special edition 2 disc set. (108 min.)

Natural Born Killers (1994) DVD 747
Two cold-blooded killers, embarking on a murderous rampage, are made into cult heros by a greedy tabloid press. A scathing indictment of a mass media establishment that caters to and profits from such star-making. Directed by Oliver Stone. (115 min.)

North By Northwest (1959) - DVD 744
The Alfred Hitchcock thriller tells the story of an innocent man caught up in a whirlwind of international espionage and danger, culminating in a midnight chase across the giant faces of Mount Rushmore. Starring Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint. (131 min.)

O (2001) - DVD 788
Modern adaptation of Shakespeare's Othello . Contemporary setting deals with teen fears, racism, violence, and the timeless story of love, jealousy, and deceit. Starring Mekhi Phifer, Josh Hartnett, Julia Stiles. Director Tim Blake Nelson. (90 min.)

On Golden Pond (1981) - DVD  801
This Oscar-winning film explores the love of an elderly couple for each other, for their semi-estranged daughter and for their tough, future step-grandson. Starring Henry Fonda, Katharine Hepburn and Jane Fonda. (105 min.)

On the Waterfront (1954) DVD 748
Dealing with the rough and violent rule of a waterfront dock union, the film tells the story of one man's fall and redemption in this world of terror, violence, and guilt. Directed by Elia Kazan. Starring Marlon Brand. (103 min.)

Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) - DVD 802
Sergio Leone's Western masterpiece starring Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale. (160 min.)

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) DVD 749
When free-spirited Randle P.McMurphy arrives at the state mental hospital, his contagious sense of disorder jolts the routine, which inevitably turns into a battle against the system. Starring Jack Nicholson. (128 min.)

Paper, The (2003) - DVD 701
A hectic twenty-four hour period at the New York Sun newspaper. Starring Mi-chael Keaton, Glenn Close. Director Ron Howard. (107 min.

Paris je t'aime (2006) DVD 820
Even with the impressive talent involved, Paris, je t'aime could've ended up like a fallen soufflé. Though all 18 films aren't equally successful, they hit the mark more often than not. Romantics anticipating happy love stories set amongst the City of Lights may be disappointed to find that many are quite sad and that some parts of Paris are less inviting than others (each takes place in a different district). (114 min.)

People vs. Larry Flynt, The (1996) - DVD 805
Engrossing saga of an unlikely American “hero” , controversial Larry Flynt who starts the Hustler magazine in the 1970’s. Starring Woody Harrelson as the mercurial, unpredictable publisher and Courtney Love as his wife. (132 min.)

Philadelphia Story, The (Special Edition) (1940) DVD 708
Applying her impossibly high ideals to everyone but herself, Tracy (Katharine Hepburn) is about to marry a stuffy executive when her congenial ex-husband (Cary Grant), arrives to protect his former father-in-law from a potentially scandalous tabloid exposé. (108 min.)

Pocahontas (1995) DVD 658
Disney's animated feature tells the story of the Indian princess who falls in love with English settler John Smith. (87 min.)

Pollock (2000) DVD 796
Vivid portrait of modern artist Jackson Pollock (Ed Harris) with Marcia Gay Harden as Lee Krasner, who forsook her own career to shepherd his and become his wife. (117 min.)

Porgy and Bess ( George Gershwin) (1993) DVD 751
An opera in three acts, including the songs 'Summertime', 'It ain't necessarily so'.
Starring Willard White, Cynthia Haymon. (184 min.)

Portrait of a Lady, The (1996) DVD 766
An American heiress in Europe rejects two eligible suitors only to make a bad marriage to a third. Based on Henry James’ novel. Starring Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich, Barbara Hershey. Directed by Jane Campion. (142 min.)

Quiet American, The (2002) DVD 752
Set in early 1950s Vietnam, an idealistic young American becomes entangled in a dangerous love triangle when he falls for the beautiful mistress of a troubled British journalist. Based on G. Greene's novel.  Starring Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser. (118 min.)

Raisin in the Sun, A (1961) DVD 753
The Younger family, living in a crowded Chicago apartment, sets out to claim their piece of the American Dream: a house in an all-white suburban neighborhood. Written by L. Hansberry's, starring Sidney Poitier. (123 min.)

Rear Window (1954) - DVD 783
Photographer Jimmy Stewart, confined to a wheelchair, spies on his neighbors. Starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly. Director Alfred Hitchcock.

Rebel Without a Cause (1955) - DVD 797 ntsc
Jim Stark's loneliness, frustation and anger mirrors postwar youthful alienation.  Starring James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo.  (111 min.)

Red River
(1948) DVD 754
Tom Dunson, a self-made Texas cattle baron will do anything to protect his way of life. So when plummeting livestock values demand that he drive his herd through the treacherous Chisholm Trail, Tom proves that he'll risk anything to reach his destination. Starring John Wayne, Montgomery Clift. (133 min.)

Rooster Cogburn (...and the Lady) (1975) DVD 822
A small village in the Indian Nation that is run by a Minister Goodnight and his daughter Eula is overrun by a band of drunken thugs. They kill and rape the people of the village. Miss Goodnight then teams up with the ruthless Marshal Rooster J. Cogburn who goes after them and bring them to justice. (103 min.)

Rosa Parks Story, The (2002)  - DVD 244 ntsc
The story of the civil rights heroine whose refusal to obey racial bus segregation was just one of her acts in her fight for justice. Starring Angela Bassett, Peter Francis James and Cicely Tyson. (94 min.)

Sacco and Vanzetti (2006) - DVD  798 ntsc
This picture brings to life the story of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian immigrant anarchists who were accused of a murder in 1920, and executed in Boston in 1927 after a notoriously prejudiced trial.
(82 min.)

Saving Private Ryan (1998) - DVD 755
A squad of US soldiers during WWII embarks on a special mission to locate a certain private, James Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Spielberg 's film is a realistic and bloody portrait of war, as well as an intimate drama about a handful of men trying to come to terms with this reality. Starring Tom Hanks, Matt Damon. (163 min.)

Schatten (1959) - DVD 840
Shadows
A light-skinned black woman living in New York has an affair with a white man. The relationship sours when he meets one of her brothers and discov-ers she is really black. Starring Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, Hugh Hurd. Directed by John Cassavetes. (79 min.)

Seabiscuit (2003) - DVD 817
A great American story from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Gary Ross, Seabiscuit stars Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges and Chris Cooper. Based on the inspiring true story of three men - a jockey, a trainer and a businessman - and the undersized racehorse who took the entire nation on the ride of a lifetime.

Sideways (2005) - DVD 818
Miles and Jack, reaching middle-age and disappointed at the state of their lives, travel together through wine country a week before Jack is to be married in search of adventure and meaning in their lives.

Silver City (2004) - DVD 836 ntsc
A gubarnatorial race, a corpse, a ferocious campaign manager. An idealistic jour-nalist turned detective is led into a complex web of influence and corruption, involving high stakes lobbyists, media conglomerates, environmental plunderers, and undocumented migrant workers. Director John Syles. (129 min.)

Snows of Kilimanjaro, The (1952) - DVD 756
A Hunter lies wounded in Africa and, while waiting for help, looks back over his life and loves. Based on a novel by Ernest Hemingway. Starring Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Hildegard Neff. (117 min.)

Soldier's Story, A (1984) - DVD 757
The film tells the story of a black army attorney during WWII who is sent to a black army base to investigate the ruthless shooting of a black sargeant. Starring Howard E. Rollins Jr. (97 min.)

Some Like it Hot (1959) - DVD 758
When Chicago musicians Joe and Jerry accidentially witness a gangland shooting they "escape" into the anonymity of a girl band by dressing up as female musicians. This leads to the obvious complications. Directed by Billy Wilder. Starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon. (117 min.)

Stagecoach (1939) - DVD 824
This landmark 1939 Western began the legendary relationship between John Ford and John Wayne, and became the standard for all subsequent Westerns. It solidified Ford as a major director and established Wayne as a charismatic screen presence. Seen today, Stagecoach still impresses as the first mature instance of a Western that is both mythic and poetic. The story about a cross-section of troubled passengers unraveling under the strain of Indian attack contains all of Ford's incomparable storytelling trademarks--particularly swift action and social introspection--underscored by the painterly landscape of Monument Valley.  (92min.)

Sweet Hereafter, The - DVD 785
After a terrible school bus accident in a small town, a big-city lawyer arrives. As he investigates the crash and its effects on the community, he begins to realise that there is more than one tragedy hidden behind the small town's grief. Directed by Atom Egoyan. (51 min.)

Tarzan, The Collection - DVD 806
The 'Tarzan Collection' contains six Tarzan films on three discs:Tarzan the Ape Man (1932), Tarzan Escapes (1936), Tarzan and His Mate (1934), Tarzan Finds a Son! (1939), Tarzan's Secret Treasure (1941), Tarzan's New York Adventure (1942).  The bonus disc contains special features. ( 527min.)

Taxi Driver (1976) - DVD 760
A young veteran and cab driver prowls the New York streets until dawn, killing time in porno theaters. Faced with a series of rejections, he exorcises himself in a climatic sequence. Starring Robert De Niro (109 min.)

This Boy's Life (1993) - DVD 786
Harrowing but utterly absorbing true story. Set in the 1950s a young boy and his footloose mother wind up living in a remote part of Washington state with a lout who both browbeats the youngster and beats him physically. Starring Robert DeNiro, Ellen Barkin, Leonardo DiCaprio (110 min.)

Three Days of the Condor (1975) – DVD 800
CIA agent Joe Turner (Robert Redford) comes back from lunch to find all his colleagues shot to death. The sole survivor and now the hunted man and he goes into hiding…. (112 min.)

To Catch a Thief (1954) - DVD 769
Cary Grant, a reformed jewel thief, has to prove his innocence. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock also starring Grace Kelly. (102 min.)

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) - DVD 761
An Alabama lawyer, a distinguished citizen of his small town, steps out to defend an African American falsely accused of raping a white woman. Starring Gregory Peck. (124 min.)

True Grit (1969) - DVD 823
In tough, rough-and-tumble U.S. marshal Rooster Cogburn young Mattie Ross sees her only chance to bring her father's killer to justice. Starring John Wayne and Kim Darby. (128 min.)

12 Angry Men (1957) - DVD 762
Twelve Jurors are convinced that the defendant is guilty of murder. The Twelfth has no doubt of his innocence. Starring Henry Fonda. (92 min.)

Vertigo (1958) DVD 763
An acrophobic detective is hired to trail a friend's suicidal wife. After he successfully rescues her from a leap into the San Fransisco Bay, he finds himself becoming obsessed with the beautiful, troubled woman. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring James Stewart, Kim Novak. (124 min.)

Von Löwen und Lämmern (1997) - DVD 847
Lions for Lambs
Three different stories: a political interview in Washington, D.C., a California professor lecturing a student, two of his former students engaged in battle in Afghanistan, are loosely woven together. Starring Robert Redford, Meryl Street, Tom Cruise. Directed by Robert Redford. (88 min.)

Wag the Dog (1997) DVD 764
When the President is caught in scandal two weeks before the election a political consultant is called in to rescue his image. In order to divert the country's attention from the President his advisors whip up an aura of impending national crisis. Starring Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro. (92 min.)

West Side Story (1961) DVD 765
The film's plot sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against the backdrop of gang warfare between Puerto Rican immigrants and Americans in 1950s New York. Music by Leonard Bernstein. Starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer. (146 min.)

When We Were Kings (1996) - DVD 795
Oscar winning documentary about the classic 1974 match in Zaire of heavy weight champions Ali and Foreman. Full of fascinating observations from the participants as well as temporary observers like Norman Mailer, George Plimpton, and Spike Lee. (92 min.)

Witness (1985) - DVD 787
Samuel, son of a young Amish widow, witnesses a murder in the Philadelphia train station. Starring Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas. Director Peter Weir. (108 min.)

Young Mr. Lincoln (2005 c1939) – DVD 849
Fictionalized account of Lincoln’s early life as a country lawyer. Starring Henry Fonda. Directed by John Ford. (96 min.)

Zodiac. Die Spur des Killers (2007) - DVD 833
A cartoonist and a reporter track down an elusive serial killer. Book written by Robert Graysmith and based on California's Zodiac killings. Starring Jake Gyllen-hall, Robert Downey, Jr. Director: David Fincher. (156 min.)

Serials

Curb your Enthusiasm - Season 1-6 (2003-2007) - DVD 600

Damages - Season 1-2 (2007-2009) - DVD 607

Desperate Housewives - Season 1-2 (2005-2008) - DVD 601

Family Guy - Season 3 (2001/2002) - DVD 602

Office, The - Season 1-3 (2005-2007) - DVD 603

Sex and the City - Season 1-3 (2006) - DVD 604

Simsons, Die - Season 4-5 (1992-1994) - DVD 605

Wire, The - Season 1 (2005) - DVD 606

Art 

American Photography: A Century of Images (1999) - VTR 158 - 160 ntsc
Producer: KTC St Paul Minneapolis in Association with Middlemarch Films, Inc
The series traces the profound effect photographs have had on American life. Whether it's the evocative art photography of Edward Weston, the first image of a fragile Earth taken from space, glamorous photographs of the latest fashions, or a powerful World War II image by Robert Capa, the program captures the image of a century of change and the role the camera has played in both documenting and creating it. (161 min. on 3 tapes)

Ansel Adams (2002) - DVD 162 ntsc
Producer: Ric Burns and Marilyn Ness
(PBS American Masters series)
A visionary photographer, a pioneer in photographic technique, and a crusader for the environment. (100 min.)

Leibovitz, Annie - Life Through A Lens DVD 161 ntsc

Avedon, Richard DVD 274 ntsc

Jasper Johns - Ideas in Paint (1992) DVD 275 ntsc

Ray, Man DVD 274 ntsc

Stieglitz, Alfred DVD 274 ntsc

Artists, The (1995-2001) - DVD 274 ntsc
Producer: Helen Whitney, Roger Sherman, Karen Thomas, Mel Stuart, Elena Mannes, Perry Miller Adato
(PBS American Masters series)
Six biographies of America's most influential painters, photographers and creative minds.
1: Richard Avedon: Darkness and Light (90 min.)
2: Alexander Calder (60 min.)
3: Robert Rauschenberg: Inventive Genius (60 min.)
4: Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant-Garde (60 min.)
5: Norman Rockwell: Painting America (90 min.)
6: Alfred Stieglitz: The Eloquent Eye (90 min.)

America Quilts (1999) - DVD 272 ntsc
Producer: Wisconsin Public Television
Celebrates the artists, quilts, and the stories woven around them. Examines quilts as historical records, symbols of community, and works of art. (80 min.)

Basquiat (1996) - DVD 715

Benton, Thomas Hart (1988) - VTR 229 ntsc
Producer: Florentine Films
(Ken Burns' America Collection) (PBS Home Video)
Ken Burns uses long-lost footage, penetrating interviews and the magnificent art of Benton to tell the story of an extraordinary American artist who became emblematic of the price all artists must pay to remain true to their talents and themselves. Benton's paintings were burly, energetic and as uncompromising as the midwestern landscapes and laborers they celebrated. They pictured a self-reliant American emerging from the Depression. A fierce defender of the aesthetics of realism Benton railed against abstraction and his reputation suffered the consequences. (86 min.)

Pollock - DVD 796

Rauschenberg, Robert DVD 274 ntsc

Rockwell, Norman DVD 274 ntsc

Business

Corporation, The (2004) - DVD 481

Enron - It's Just Business (2005) - DVD 483

How Wall Street Works (2007) - DVD 480

Traders' Dreams - Eine Reise in die eBay-Welt (2008) - DVD 482

History

Alistair Cooke's America (1973) - VTR 115
Producer: BBC/Time Life Films
(1) The First Impact
Presents Cooke's personal reminiscences of America, the Great Depression and New Deal, New Orleans jazz, Vermont in the autumn, the Mayo Clinic, San Franciso and a long friendship with H. L. Mencken. (52 min.)
(2) The new found Land
Follows the lives, settlements, and influence of the Spanish in the west and the French in the east. (52 min.)
(3) Home from Home
The first settlement of the English in North America, in Virginia and Massachusetts, their development and evolution of self-government is described. (52 min.)
(4) Making a Revolution
Describes the reasons for the American Revolution and the events from the French and Indian War to the end of the Revolutionary War. (52 min.)
(5) Inventing a Nation
The video shows the events which led to the formation of the United States: the ill-fated Articles of Confederation, the Constitutional Convention, the Bill of Rights, the role of the Supreme Court, the decline of elitist ideas and the rise of democracy. (52 min.)
(6) Gone West
A presentation how the "West" followed the frontier, the Louisiana Purchase, the Lewis and Clark expedition, stockades and cavalry posts, fur trading and the discovery of gold in California. (52 min.)
(7) Firebell in the Night
The video describes the causes of the Civil War, the institution of slavery, the Dred Scott case, Lee and Lincoln, the war itself and the reconstruction. (52 min.)
(8) Domesticating a Wilderness
The video describes the settling interior of the continent. Some people sought religious freedom, some were cowboys, some farmers and some searched for individual freedom. Railways provided freedom of movement. (52 min.)
(9) Money on the Land
This episode shows how farming machinery made farming an industry, the growth of railways, the development of mining, the great industrial inventions, petroleum exploitation and the first great fortunes, the rise of a permanent labor population and consequent problems. (52 min.)
(10) The Huddled Masses
Describes the immigrant and what he brought to U. S. society, explains the reason for immigration to the U. S. and analyzes the changes in political and social behaviour affected by the adopted American. (52 min.)
(11) The Promise Fullfilled and the Promise Broken
Shows the 1920s and 1930s, Wilson's moralism changing into Coolidge's morality and support of business, the loosening of morals, Prohibition, the stock market collapse, the Great Depression and Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal. (52 min.)
(12) The Arsenal
How America turned from an un-military nation into a world super-power. Roosevelt's dream of an "arsenal for democracy", World War II, the U. N., A-bomb, Korea, S. A. C. and the new missile soldier. (52 min.)
(13) The More Abundant Life
Concludes the series by looking at contemporary America in the 1960s and early 1970s, and how it had diverged from the original aims of the settlers, and its hope for the future. (52 min.)

American History "The Twenties" - VTR 436
The 1920s is sometimes referred to as the"Jazz Age" or the "Roaring Twenties" usually applied to America. In Europe the decade is sometimes referred to as the Golden Twenties. (25 min.)

American History "World War I" - VTR 437
World War I, also known as the First World War, the Great War and the War To End All Wars, was a global military conflict which took place primarily in Europe from 1914 to 1918. Over 40 million casualties resulted, including approximately 20 million military and civilian deaths. The conflict had a decisive impact on the history of the 20th century. (25 min.)

FREEDOM: A History of US (2003) - VTR  377 - 384 ntsc
Producer Kunhardt Production/Thirteen/WNET New York

Episode 1: Independence . - VTR 377 ntsc
Begins in 1776 when the original 13 colonies stake everything on their struggle for independence from England. The American Revolution, the Continental Congress, and the Declaration of Independence begin the history of the United States.
Episode 2. Revolution: Colonial Americans fight to defeat the world's greatest military power and strive to create a new kind of government that will live up to their high ideals. George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson take their turns as America's first presidents. Lewis and Clark undertake their great expedition to explore the west and the American dream is born. (60 min.)

Episode 3. Liberty For All. VTR 378 ntsc
Pilgrims and the Puritans lay the groundwork for religious freedom while the Salem witch trials recall superstition and intolerance. The nation's population starts moving west in the early 19th century--Wilderness Trail, Trail of Tears, The Gold Rush.
Episode 4. Wake Up, America. The Industrial Revolution brings innovations: steamboats, the Erie Canal, the very first railroads and to some Americans leisure and personal freedom, but there is a dark side as well for factory workers and women. Reformers begin to protest against these growing problems. Women, like Sojourner Truth and Elizabeth Stanton, begin to rally for equal rights for women. (60 min.)

Episode 5. A Fatal Contradiction. VTR 379 ntsc
The Declaration of Independence states that "All men are created equal", but this is contradicted by the fact that the nation's slaves have no citizen status or rights. The colonial slave trade and the brutal life for slaves on southern plantations spark the abolition movement and the Underground Railroad. This episode covers the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates and the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States.
Episode 6. A War to End Slavery. The Civil War, the bloodiest battles battles ever fought on American soil, begins as the country fights over the Union and slavery's place in it. Grim battles unfold: Bull Run, Antietam, and Gettysburg. Lincoln delivers his famous Gettysburg Address and just a year and a half later is assassinated at Ford's Theater. (60 min.)

Episode 7. What is Freedom? - VTR 380 ntsc
After the Civil War, the Reconstruction Era brings hope to the devastated South, but political turmoil continues. Reconstruction efforts fail. The Supreme Court decision, Plessy versus Ferguson , "separate but equal" becomes the law of the land.
Episode 8. Whose Land is This? The nation seethes with racial conflict as immigrants increasingly become targets of prejudice, and soldiers massacre and force western Indians onto reservations. European immigrants continue to pour into America and the Supreme Court rules in a little known but very important case that non-citizens are due equal protection under the law. (60 min.)

Episode 9. Working for Freedom. - VTR 381 ntsc
Industrial progress continues and the gap between the rich and poor widens, a new labor movement emerges to advocate for workers' rights. Samuel Gompers emerges as an influential labor leader, and Susan B. Anthony paves the way for women's right to vote.
Episode 10. Yearning to Breathe Free. The newly unveiled Statue of Liberty inspires a time of reform and compassion. Mother Jones brings the child labor issue to the forefront of the nation's consciousness; Jane Addams, America's first social worker, creates Hull House; and Ida Tarbell exposes the abuses of J.D. Rockfeller's Standard Oil Company. (60 min.)

Episode 11. Safe for Democracy. - VTR 382 ntsc
The Wright Brothers introduce the airplane, Woodrow Wilson reluctantly goes to war, while on the home front, women finally get the right to vote. In spite of "Prohibition", the Twenties represent the beginning of an era of personal freedom.
Episode 12. Depression and War . With the crash of the stock market, America enters the Great Depression. Franklin Roosevelt becomes President and builds the New Deal, overseas, Adolph Hitler comes to power and World War II begins. After Pearl Harbor, the U.S. enters WWII. (60 min.)

Episode 13. Democracy and Struggles. - VTR 383 ntsc
In the postwar "free world", America becomes the acknowledged leader, striving to rebuild democracies abroad. The Iron Curtain falls and the Cold War begins. Senator Joseph McCarthy begins his communist witch-hunts. The Supreme Court decision, Brown vs Board of Education, outlaws segregation, thus forcing the U.S. to face up to racial separation.
Episode 14. Let Freedom Ring. Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King, Jr., March on Washington, Little Rock. John F, Kennedy elected, Cesar Chavez founds the National Farm Workers Association. (60 min.)

Episode 15. Marching to Freedom Land. - VTR 384 ntsc
While the 60's bring progress in the quest for freedom, it is also an explosive decade that threatens to tear apart the fabric of society. President Kennedy is assassinated, and Lyndon B. Johnson pursues the war in Vietnam. Martin Luther King is assassinated.
Episode 16. Becoming Free. America continues to make tremendous strides through the 1980s, 1990s and into the new millennium. Poverty increases at home and anti-Americanism spreads abroad. The American mettle is severely tested by the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001. American freedom becomes more important than ever before. (60 min.)

Colonial America (1500 - 1600) (n. d.) - VTR 298
Producer: Mastervision
Recalled for us here are "The Beginnings" and "The Colonial Economy" in America's earliest days, when France, Spain and Great Britain were fighting for the riches of the virgin continent. Illustrated here are customs and traditions which set patterns for life as we live it in the United States today. (60 min.)

LIBERTY THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (1997) - VTR
Producer: KTCA with Middlemarch Films (PBS Home Video)
1: The Reluctant Revolutionaries; Blows Must Decide - VTR 171 ntsc
In 1763, American colonists are proud to be subjects of King George III. This changes when the British impose a seemingly routine tax - the Stamp Act. By the fall of 1774, British troops occupy Boston and its port has been closed. Thirteen colonies take faltering steps to unite in reaction to this aggression. On July 2, 1776, independence is declared. Two days later, Congress ratifies the Declaration of Independence. A fight for independence is transformed into a political revolution. (120 min.)
2: The Times That Try Men's Souls; Oh Fatal Ambition! - VTR 172 ntsc
Days after the Declaration of Independence is signed, an immense British force drops anchor in New York harbor. George Washington, a perfect gentleman, wants to conduct the war in the traditional 18 th century style. On the day after Christmas, 1776, a defeated and desperate Washington leads his Continental army quietly across the frozen Delaware River, surprises a garrison of Hession soldiers, and becomes a hero. Congress dispatches Benjamin Franklin to France in late 1776 to request financial and military assistance. British General Burgoyne takes his army down the Hudson River in an ill-fated campaign. His defeat at Saratoga is the incentive France needs to supply arms and men to the revolution in America. (120 min.)
3: The World Turned Upside Down; Are We to Be a Nation? - VTR 173 ntsc
How do Americans, fighting in the name of liberty, justify the institution of slavery? This episode details the miscalculation of the British and how their attempt to win the "hearts and minds" of the south fails and describes the entrance of France into the revolution. The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending eight long years of fighting and the Revolutionary War is over. Peace brings a new set of challenges. A Constitutional convention held in Philadelphia in 1776 creates a blueprint for an entirely new system of government. The new Constitution is fiercely debated. Americans weigh the power of the federal government versus the power of the states and of individuals. The Constitution with the Bill of Rights is ratified. (120 min.)

"The Trail" Lewis & Clark Expedition 1806 1806 ( 1996) - VTR 522 ntsc
VTR 523 pal
Producer: Robert Williams Films
(88 min.)

The Civil War by Ken Burns (2000) - VTR 516-520 ntsc
Producer: Florentine Films and WETA-TV
(PBS Home Video)

1: The Cause (99 min.) - VTR 516 ntsc
The stage is set for war as the nation begins to tear apart. Opposition by the North to slavery in the South fuels a bitter debate, and the country wrestles with conflicts between the Union and States' rights. Commanding center stage are towering figures - Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglas, Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. From Harper's Ferry to Fort Sumter, the first chapters unfold in a conflict from which there would be no turning back.
2: A Very Bloody Affair ; Forever Free 1862 (145 min.) - VTR 517 ntsc
The war to preserve the Union becomes a war to free the slaves, and political fights become as fierce as those on the battlefield. The chains of slavery begin to crumble while the Confederacy struggles for recognition, and its resourceful army hands the Union critical defeats. New weapons and strategies emerge, as ironclad ships do battle and Ulysses S. Grant wins at Shiloh. With unprecedented ferocity, the age of modern warfare takes hold.
Forever Free 1862:  Dark clouds of defeat hover over the Union Army as President Lincoln prepares the landmark Emancipation Proclamation to free the slaves. While Lincoln waits for a victorious moment for this announcement, Union troops lose repeatedly. Finally with a victory at Antietam Creek, the bloodiest day of the war gives way to the dawn of emancipation.
3: Simply Murder; The Universe of Battle 1863 (157 min.) - VTR 518 ntsc
Their names are etched forever in history -  Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Vicksburg - some of the Civil War’s stormiest battlegrounds.  While life in the South becomes more desperate, Northern opposition to Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation also grows.  The combat spearheaded by Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee brings the war to a fever pitch, and both sides strain with the weariness of so many years under siege
The Universe of Battle 1863: The turning point of the war is reached at the legendary Battle of Gettysburg. It spreads westward to Chattanooga and Chickamauga. As the Union drafts more soldiers, riots rage in New York, and African American troops join the fight.  Lincoln's Gettysburgh Address.
4: Valley of the Shadow of Death; Most Hallowed Ground 1864 (142 min.) - VTR 519 ntsc
It’s a chess game between two masters - played out on the board of life. The Union’s General Grant and the Confederacy’s General Lee are a study in contrasts as they vie for victory. In one month’s time, the armies suffer more causualties than in three years of war, but the impass continues. Lincoln’s hope for re-election fade, along with hope for the Union’s survival.
Most Hallowed Ground 1864:  The presidential campain of 1864 finds a nation truly divided against itself, and Lincoln seems doom to defeat. The Union armies have stalled, and people have turned against the war.
5: War is All Hell; The Better Angels of Our Nature 1865 (137 min.) - VTR 520 ntsc
Sherman’s legendary “March to the Sea” portends the War’s end, searing the heartland of Georgia and the Carolinas. Key Southern cities fall under General Grant’s command, and General Lee’s troops have nowhere to flee.
The Better Angels of Our Nature 1865 : In the bittersweet days after the war’s end, the Union’s triumph quickly turns to sorrow: President Lincoln dies by the hand of John Wilkes Booth just five days after the victory, and the nation’s story is again changed forever. This final episode surveys the fates of the people who left their indelible marks on this remarkable area. And it leaves us with insights into the meaning of a conflict that helped make the Americans the nation they are today.

Riding the Rails DVD 436 ntsc

The Plow that Broke the Plains and The River (2007) - DVD 211

Focus On The Last Hundred Years: Focus On the Forties (1981) - VTR 215
Producer: ABC
America mobilizes for total war, bringing the fateful dawn of the atomic age. It is a decade of G. I. Joe, victory gardens, zoot suits and penny loafers.

America in the '40s (1997) - VTR 207-209 ntsc
Producer: Tom Spain, Inc. for Reader's Digest Video and Television. In association with PBS
Ten years of triumphs and tragedies, heartaches and heroics, hopes and humor. Here are the fads, the fun, the hits, the headlines, the songs, movie clips...
1940-1942
- VTR 207 ntsc
America welcomes the new decade with optimism. Then the war in Europe creeps closer and Japanese bombers attack Pearl Harbor! (60 min.)
1942-1945 - VTR 208 ntsc
Battle footage is shown as the war accelerates, veterans recount poignant tales of frontline terror and bonds of friendship. Marines wade ashore at Guam. Betty Hutton and Bob Hope record hit tunes for the troops. The homefront sacrifices as American gears up its war plans. (60 min.)
1945-1949 - VTR 209 ntsc
The war is over! Ecstatic crowds celebrate VJ DAY in New York's Times Square. GIs adjust to civilian life. Relive America's introduction to the gadget that changed life forevermore--TV! (60 min)

History Of The United States Foreign Relations/Series I
An Age Of Revolution (1976) - VTR 175
Producer: USIA
Traces U. S. foreign relations from the diplomacy of the American Revolution through the early Federal period. Includes Benjamin Franklin's role in winning independence. The entanglements precipitated by the French Revolution, the Louisiana Purchase, the War of 1812 and the Monroe Doctrine. (31 min.)

George Marschall and the American Century (2006) - DVD 206 ntsc
Producer: Janson Media. Great Projects Film Co., Inc. in association with the South Carolina Educational Television Network.
Features rare historical footage and recordings of soldier and statesman Marshall, Presidents Roosevelt and Truman, and exclusive interviews with among many others Secretary of Defense Clark Clifford. (88 min.)

Selling Democracy: Die Filme des Marshallplans / The Films of the Marshall Plan. (2006) DVD 210
Producer: Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung. Documentaries based on the film series Selling Democrary I - III shown 2004-2006 at the Berlin International Film Festival.
1: Umerziehung und Nachkriegszeit. Re-Education and the Postwar Period.
Alltag nach dem Krieg. 1948. (15min.) Hunger. 1948. (12 min.) Me and Mr. Marshall. 1949. (13 min.) Umorientierung. Re-Orientation. Frischer Wind in alten Gassen. 1951. (16 min.) Der unsichtbare Stacheldraht. 1951. (13 min.) Der leere Stuhl. 1951. (15 min.) Zwei Städte. 1949. (9 min.) Anti-Marshallplan-Filme und Aufbau-Filme DDR. Anti-Marshall Plan Films and Reconstruction Films GDR. Gefahr über Deutschland. 1952. (14 min.) Kampf um Wasser. 1950. (5 min.) Eine Stadt hilft sich selbst. 1948. (16 min.) Brigade Anton Trinks. 1952. (14 min.)
2: Marshallplan-Filme. Marshall Plan Films.
Village without Words. 1950. (12 min.) Ohne Furcht. 1951. (15 min.) Air of Freedom. 1950. German subtitles. (11 min.) City out of Darkness. 1950. Ger-man subtitles. (9 min.) Hansl und die 200 000 Kücken. 1952. (14 min.) Traudl's neuer Gemüsegarten. 1952. (16 min.) Houen Zo! 1952. (20 min.) The Hour of Choice. 1951. German subtitles (20 min.) Whitsun Holiday. 1953. German sub-titles. (11 min.) Let's be Childish. 1950. Various languages. (19 min.) The Shoemaker and the Hatter. 1950. German and English. (16 min.) Corinth Canal. 1950. German subtitles. (10 min.)

Sound of Freedom--The Berlin Airlift and the General Who Changed History (1998) - VTR 542
Producer: United States Army Visual Information Center
Focuses on the career of Lieutenant General William H. Tunner and the Berlin Airlift. (55 min.)

Berlin: Blokade und Luftbrücke - VTR 543
Producer: Multimedia

Point of Order (c1998) - DVD 441 ntsc
Producer: New Yorker Video
The McCarthy-Army hearings of 1954. Senator McCarthy's crusade to expose Communist subversion in the U.S. Army backfired against the pressure of the tele-vision media in these hearings thus pushing Joe McCarthy into political oblivion. (97 min.)

Berkeley in the Sixties (1990) - DVD 394 ntsc
Producer: Mark Kitchell
The 1960s come to life in this gripping film. The birth of the Free Speech Movement, civil rights marches, anti-Vietnam War protests, the counter-culture, the women's movement, and the rise of the Black Panthers--in all their immediacy and passion. Archival footage interwoven with present-day interviews and songs from the Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Joan Baez, the Band and the Jefferson Airplane. (117 min.)

Vietnam: A Television War (1983) - VTR 386-392 ntsc
Producer: WGBH Boston, Central Independent Television/UK and Antenne-2, France and in association with LRE Productions.
The collection carefully analyzes the costs and consequences of the Vietnam War and provides a detailed visual and oral account of the war.
1: Roots of a War. The First Vietnam War (1945 - 1954) - VTR 386 ntsc (2 hours)
2: America's Mandarin (1954 - 1963). LBJ Goes to War (1964 - 1965) - VTR 387 ntsc (2 hours)
3: America Takes Charge (1965 - 1967). America's Enemy (1954 - 1967) - VTR 388 ntsc (2 hours)
4: Tet 1968. Vietnamizing the War (1968 - 1973) - VTR 389 ntsc (2 hours)
5: Cambodia and Laos. Peace Is at Hand (1968 - 1973) - VTR 390 ntsc (2 hours)
6: Homefront USA. The End of the Tunnel (1973 - 1975) - VTR 391 ntsc (2 hours)
7: Legacies - VTR 392 ntsc (1 hour)

Woodrow Wilson (2002) - DVD 438 ntscs
Producer: KCET Hollywood with Red Hill Productions for American Experience. PBS DVD Gold
Using photos, letters, newsreels, archival footage, and beautifully filmed reenactments, Woodrow Wilson tells the story of a professor who became one of America's greatest presidents It is the tale of an emotionally complex man who craved affection and demanded unquestioned loyalty. It is a fascinating portrait of towering intellectual, one who appeared to espouse unwavering moral principles, but who nonetheless shredded civil liberties during wartime and withheld support of civil rights and women's suffrage. (180 min.)
JFK see 767

The Presidents--80 years on camera.
Perfect President - The Man For His Time, The - VTR 410
(49 min.)
Vice President And Third Parties - VTR 408
(49 min.)
Wit And Warmth In The White House - VTR 407
(49 min.)

Nixon (1990) - DVD 459 ntsc
Producer: WGBH Educational Foundation ,PBS Home Video (American Ex-perience)
A look at the strengths that made him president, and the weaknesses that ended it all. (170 min.)

Frost Nixon - Watergate (2006) DVD 455

The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002) DVD 440

Reagan (1998) - DVD 439 ntsc
Producer: WGBH Boston for American Experience. PBS DVD Video
The program follows Reagan's life from his boyhood in Illinois to his battle with "communist agitators" in the Screen Actors Guild and his dramatic 1980 victory over Jimmy Carter. He left the White House as one of the most popular presidents of the century. (263 min.)

George H.W. Bush (2008) - DVD 460 ntsc
Producer: PBS Home Video (American Experience)
Presents an in-depth assessment of the 41st president of the United States. (190 min.)

War Room, The see 437

The Clinton Years (2001) - DVD 452 ntsc
Producer: FRONTLINE and ABC News Nightline. PBS Home Video
Chronicles the political ascent of Bill Clinton. Offers an inside look at the real-life West Wing. A portrait not only of Bill Clinton, but also of his staff members, advisers and confidantes. (120 min.)

George W. Bush. Election & Inauguration (2001) - VTR 453 ntsc
Producer: CBS NEWS Productions. An MPI Video.
Reported by Dan Rather coverage begins on Election night and extends through Inauguration Day examining the historic events that catapulted George W. Bush into the White House. (86 min.)

Kid's Corner

Arthur. Season 11 (2007) - DVD 653-657 ntsc
Producer: WGBH Boston Video. PBS Home Video.
Based on the Marc Tolon Brown books. Arthur chronicles the adventures of the famous aardvark, eight-year-old Arthur Read, and his family and friends. (Each disc 52 min.)
1: Arthur Sells Out. Swept Away. Germophobia. Mind Your Manners. - DVD 653 ntsc
2: Brain’s Shocking Secret. Buenas Noches, Vicita. Prunella Packs It In. Phony Fern. - DVD 654 ntsc
3: Francine’s Pilfered Paper. Hic or Treat. Mr. Alwaysright. Buster Gets Real. - DVD 655 ntsc
4: The Making of Arthur. Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery. Strangers on a Train. Dancing Fools. - DVD 656 ntsc
5: Spoiled Rotten. D.W. on Ice. Big Brother Binky. - DVD 657 ntsc

Between the Lions. Season 1 (c2000, c2005) - DVD 650, 651, 652 ntsc
Producer: WGBH Boston Video
A series that teaches children to read with humorous characters, stories, skits, parodies, and songs. (each disc 90 min.)
1: Farmer Ken’s Puzzle. The Fox and the Crow. Giants and Cubs. - DVD 650 ntsc
2: The Popcorn Popper. Hug, Hug, Hug. Piggyback, Piggyback. - DVD 651 ntsc
3: To the Ship, To the Ship!. The Hopping Hen. Be Bop. - DVD 652 ntsc

Language and Linguistics

Do you speak American? (2005) - DVD 223 ntsc
Producer: Films for the Humanities. MacNeil/Lehrer & Paladin InVision production with Thirteen/WNET New York in association with KLRU Austin, TX.
Examines sociolinguistic questions and the dynamic state of American English. Companion book is available in the library. (180 min.)
1: Up North
2: Down South
3: Out West

Literature

American Passages: A Literary Survey (2003) - VTR 306 - 313
Producer: Oregon Public Broadcasting (Annenberg/CPB series)
http://www.learner.org/resources/series164.html

1.  Native Voices  VTR 306
Native Americans had established a rich and highly developed tradition of oral literature long before the writings of the European colonists.  This program introduces Native American oral traditions through the work:  Leslie Marmon Silko (Laguna Pueblo), Simon Ortiz (Acoma Pueblo), and Luci Tapahonso (Navajo).  ( 30 min.)
2. Exploring Borderlands.  Explores the literature of the Chicano borderlands and its beginnings in the literature of Spanish colonization.  (30 min.)

3.  Utopian Promise  VTR 307
The lasting influence of Puritans and Quakers upon American identity.  (30 min.)
4.  Spirit of Nationalism.  The enlightenment brought new ideals and a new notion of selfhood to the American colonies.  The program begins with an examination of the importance of the self-made man in Benjamin Franklin's autobiography, and then turns to the writings of Romanticist Ralph Waldo Emerson.  (30 min.)

5. Masculine Heroes VTR 308
This program turns to James Fenimore Cooper, John Rollin Ridge, and Walt Whitman, and examines the influential visions of American manhood offered by each author. (30 min.)
6. Gothic Underc urrents. What was haunting the American nation in the 1850s? Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, and Emily Dickinson use poetry and prose to explore the dark side of 19th century America. (30 min.)

7. Slavery and Freedom VTR 309
How has slavery shaped the American literary imagination and American identity? This program turns to the classic slave narratives of Harriet Jacobs and Frederick Douglass and the fiction of Harriet Beecher Stowe. (30 min.)
8. Regional Realism. Compares Mark Twain’s depiction of Southern vernacular culture to that of Charles Chestnutt and Kate Chopin, and introduces the hallmarks of American Realism. (30 min.)

9. Social Realism VTR 310
Authors of the American Gilded Age and social realists are juxtaposed. The double world that made up turn-of-the-century New York--that of the elite and that of the poorest of the poor is exposed. Which of these realities is the more truly American? (30 min.)
10. Rhythms in Poetry. The modernist lyrics of William Carlos Williams and Langston Hughes. What is modernism? How did these poets start a revolution that continues until today?(30 min.)

11. Modernist Portraits VTR 311
American prose writers sought out the forbidden --the slang, the dialects, and the rhythms of the folk and of everyday life. Writers such as Hemingway, Stein, and Fitzgerald forged a new style: (30 min.)
12. Migrant Struggle.Americans have often defined themselves through their relationship to the land. This program traces the social fiction of John Steinbeck, Carlos Bulosan, and Helena Marma Viramontes. (30 min.)

13. Southern Renaissance VTR 312
Uncovers the revisioning of Southern myths during the modernist era by William Faulkner and Zora Neale Hurston.(30 min.)
14. Becoming Visible. The works and contexts of ethnic writers from 1945-1965. Starting with the works of Ralph W. Ellison, Philip Roth, and N. Scott Momday, we explore the way writers from the margins took over the center of American culture. 30 min.)

15. Poetry of Liberation VTR 313
The artists of the 1960s wanted an art that was relevant. They wanted an art that not only spoke about justice, but also helped create it. The program explores the innovations made in American poetry in the 1960s by Allen Ginsberg, Amiri Baraka, and Adrienne Rich. (30 min.)
16. Search for Identity Contemporary prose writers began creating a new American tradition comprised of many strands, many voices, and many myths about the past. Maxine Hong Kingston, Sandra Cisneros, and Leslie Feinberg’s search for identity is portrayed. (30 min.)

Man with the Golden Arm, The see 768

Auster, Paul N.Y. Confidential (1997) - VTR 511
Arte Themenabend von Guy Seligmann.
Paul Auster speaks about his childhood, work, and his relationship to Brooklyn, N.Y. (52 min.)

Auster, Paul Der Geschichtenerzähler von New York (1997) - VTR 512
Der Schriftsteller spricht offen über sein Leben. (52 min.)

Anderson, Sherwood: I'm A Fool (1977) - VTR 132
Producer: Learning in Focus, Inc./Perspective
(The American Short Story series)
I'm A Fool sees Andy, a young man working as a horse handler on a Midwest race circuit, lose his first chance at true love. Andy tries to impress a young lady when he passes on a winning tip in one of the races. He poses as the son of a wealthy landowner and soon realizes he has made a mistake when she promises to write to him at the ranch. (38 min.)

Capote, Truman: Breakfast at Tiffany's DVD 718

Capote, Truman: In Cold Blood DVD 740

Capote, Truman: Capote DVD 834

Capote, Truman: Infamous DVD 827

Chandler, Raymond: The Big Sleep DVD 843

Fitzgerald, Francis Scott: The Great Gatsby VTR 737

Greene, Graham: The Quiet American DVD 752

Hammett, Dashiell: The Maltese Falcon, DVD 743

Hansberry, Lorraine: A Raisin in the Sun DVD 753

Hemingway, Ernest: For Whom the Bell Tolls DVD 777

Hemingway, Ernest:  The Snows of Kilimanjaro DVD 756

Jones, James: Portrait of a Lady, The DVD 766

Kerouac, Jack - What happened to Kerouac? (1986) - DVD 551 ntsc
Producer: Richard Lerner Productions
A lively and revealing investigation into the personal history and creative process of Jack Kerouac--father of the Beat Generation, author of "On the Road" and pivotal figure of the '50s counterculural revolution. Features Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, William Buroughs, Carolyn Cassady, Lawence Ferlinghetti, Michael McClure, and Gary Snyder. (96 min.)

Lee, Harper: To Kill a Mockingbird DVD 761

Mitchell, Margaret: Gone with the Wind DVD see 736

Morrison, Toni: Beloved DVD see 831

Toni Morrison: A Writer’s Work (1994) - DVD 287 ntsc
Producer: Films for the Humanities & Sciences
(The Moyers Collection)
Bill Moyers discusses with Toni Morrison the characters in her works, the people in her life, the power of love, and how the invented world of fiction connects to life. (52 min.)

Nabokov, Vladimir: Lolita DVD see 742

O'Neill Eugene: Long Day's Journey into Night
(1962) -DVD see 811 ntsc
(1987) -DVD see 812 ntsc

Evening With Edgar Allan Poe, An (2000) - DVD 526 ntsc
Producer: Monterey Media Inc.
A Journey in Verse. Ten poetry performances include: "The Conqueror Worm", "Annabel Lee", "Eldorado", and "The Raven". (34 min)
Stories and Tales include: "The Gold Bug", "The Cask of Amontillado", "Tell-Tale Heart", "The Fall of the House of Usher". (116 min.)

Roth, Philip: The Human Stain DVD 832

Steinbeck, John:  East of Eden DVD 799

Steinbeck, John:  The Grapes of Wrath DVD 779 ntsc

Mark Twain (2001) - DVD 525 ntsc
Producer: Florentine Films (PBS DVD Gold)
Tells the tale of Twain's extraordinary life primarily through his words. Directed by Ken Burns. (220 min.)

Wharton, Edith:  The Age of Innocence DVD 789

Williams, Tennessee: Cat on the Hot Tin Roof DVD 720

Wouk, Herman: The Caine Mutiny DVD 719

Media

All the President's Men - 710

Broadcast News - 773

Citizen Kane - 721

Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio (1991) - VTR 225 ntsc
Producer: Florentine Films
(Ken Burns' America Collection) (PBS Home Video)
For 50 years, radio dominated the airwaves and the American consciousness as the first "mass medium". This film examines the lives of three extraordinary men--Lee de Forest, who invented the audion tube; Edwin Howard Armstrong, who pioneered FM technology; and David Sarnoff, who created the most powerful communications company on earth. This fascinating backstage drama tells the history of radio through archival photographs, newsreels of the period, and interviews with such well-known radio personalities as Garrrison Keillor. (120 min.)

Insider, The794

Natural Born Killers - 747

People vs Larry Flynt, The805

Military

Black Hawk Down790

Casualties of War791

Deer Hunter, The - 726

Fog of War, The (2004) - DVD 395 ntsc

No End in Sight (2007) - DVD 396

Minorities

Amistad (1998) DVD 771

A Great Day in Harlem - DVD 361

Feel Like Going Home - DVD 362

The Soul of a Man - DVD 363

The Road to Memphis - DVD 364

Warming by the Devil's Fire - DVD 365

Godfathers and Sons - DVD 366

Red, White & Blues - DVD 367

Piano Blues - DVD 368

BOYCOTT, the Story of Rosa Parks and the Birth of the Modern Civil Rights Movement (2001) - VTR 243
Producer: HBO
In 1955 Rosa Parks refuses to give give up her bus seat in Montgomery, Alabama. The events that were then set in motion lead to the birth of the modern Civil Rights Movement. The Montgomery Improvement Association elects Martin Luther King, Jr. to lead them. The Association decides to boycott city buses. The boycott, which lasts 381 days, results in the Supreme Court's ruling on Nov. 13, 1956 that bus segregation is unconstitutional. (122 min.)

The Rosa Park Story (2002) - DVD 244 ntsc

Citizen King (2004) - DVD 507 ntsc
Producer:  ROJA Productions and WGBH Boston (PBS Home Video)
Explores the last few years of King's life.  Traces his efforts to embrace causes beyond the civil rights movement by becoming a champion for the poor and an opponent of the war in Vietnam.  (115 min.)

In Remembrance Of Martin - VTR 508 , 509 ntsc
Producer: Idanha Films 1986 (PBS Home Video)
Personal comments from family members, closest friends, former classmates and advisors are chronicled in this documentary. (60 min.)

Malcolm X (1992) - VTR 510 , DVD 782

March, The (1963) - VTR 241
Producer: USIA
An in-depth view of the march on Washington, August 28, 1963; reflecting the wide participation and the sense of responsibility by both Blacks and Whites. Includes preliminaries in various cities, details of Washington activities and climatic scenes at the Lincoln Memorial. (34 min.)

Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have a Dream" (2005) - DVD 506 ntsc
Producer: MPI Media Group.
Includes the I Have a Dream speech,  The Big March (Newsreel 1963),  March on Washington (1963), The March Twenty Years Later.  (60 min.)

Martin Luther King, Jr.  The Man and the Dream.  (1997) - DVD 505 ntsc
Producer: British Broadcasting Corporation.  (50 min.)

MISSISSIPPI; AMERICA (1995) - VTR 242 ntsc
Producer: Judith McCray, WSIU Carbondale and the Dept. of Radio-Television at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
(PBS Home Video)
The film tells the story of how a coalition of civil rights organizations and thousands of black and white Americans joined forces during the summer of 1964--Freedom Summer--to assist blacks in Mississippi in their fight for the right to register to vote. It also documents the larger struggle for social equality that is still being waged today. (60 min.)

Amish:  A People Of Preservation, The (1975) - VTR 423
Producer: Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corp.
This remarkable documentary film about the Amish community in Lancaster County, PA captures the Amish mind, sensitivity and humility and explores the consequences of living the simple life in a modern world. (53 min.)

Amish: Witness - 787

Chinese Americans, The (1999) - VTR 157 ntsc
Producer: WLIW21 Public Television
Examines the roles Chinese schools, family associations, and religious organizations played in transforming Chinese immigrants into Chinese Americans while maintaining the traditions of the culture and celebrates their achievements in American arts, sciences, and education. Many prominent Chinese Americans, such as Connie Chung , I. M. Pei, and others from a wide variety of backgrounds relate what it means to be Chinese in American whether your family has been in the United States for two or 200 years. (90 min.)

The Mexican Americans (2000) - VTR 156 ntsc
Producer: WLIW21 Public Television
Uses archival film and photos blended with modern footage of communities in California, Texas, and New York to portray the men and women whose hard work, determination, strength and faith have preserved and built upon the ideals of "la familia mexicana" and the impact they have made on the United States over hundreds of years of history. Various notable artists and prominent people such as Ricardo Montalban, Bill Richardson, former Energy Secretary, share their personal stories in an exploration of Mexican culture north of the border. (90 min.)

90 Miles (2007) - DVD 168 ntsc

The New Americans (2002) - VTR 165-167 ntsc
Producer: Steve James, Gordon Quinn
Miniseries tells the stories of today's immigrants and refugees, following them from the homelands and refugee camps they leave behind through their first years in America. ( 3 tapes each 115 min.)

The Shakers: Hands to Work, Hearts to God. (1989) - VTR 419 ntsc
Producer: Florentine Films
(Ken Burns' America Collection) (PBS Home Video)
They called themselves the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, but because of their ecstatic dancing, the world called them Shakers. They believed in pacifism and feminism, freedom from prejudice, natural health and hygiene, and for more than 200 years insisted that their followers should strive for simplicity and perfection in everything they did. They created an exquisite legacy of fine furniture, glorious architecture, and beautiful music which will remain and inspire long after the last Shaker is gone. (58 min.)

Motion Pictures

Baad Asssss Cinema (2002) - DVD 355

Pervert's Guide to Cinema, The (2006) - DVD 354

Movie Trailers and Hollywood Reports of the 30's and 40's (2003) - DVD 356

Movie Trailers and Hollywood Reports of the 50's and 60's (2003) - DVD 357
Producer: Icestorm Entertainment Group
The collection contains original movie-trailer and newsreels.

Music

Black Music In America  see Minorities

No Direction Home: Bob Dylan, (2005) - DVD 282 ntsc
Producer: Spitfire Holdings, Inc., Educational Broadcasting Corporation (PBS American Masters series) (The Bootleg series.7.) Martin Scorsese's two-part documentary recounts singer-songwriter Bob Dylan's journey from Minnesota, to Greenwich Village, NY and focuses on five years (1961-1966). (207 min.)

History of Rock N' Roll (1995)  - DVD 285 ntsc

8 Mile - DVD 792

Political Processes

United States Constitution (1999) - VTR 189 ntsc
Producer: Full Circle entertainment, Inc. and Goldhil Home Media International
This extraordinary production combines the insight of American Political Science experts on the interpretation of the Constitution with live action and documentary photography to explain and amplify the most important document in American society. (50 min.)

United States Bill of Rights and Constitutional Amendments (1999) - VTR 190 ntsc
Producer: Full Circle entertainment, Inc. and Goldhil Home Media International
When the Constitution was written the first ten amendments were added to clarify the rights of the citizens of the United States of America. These essential human rights are laid out in very easy-to-understand language, with comments from noted American political experts who help to interpret the language of this document. This video includes all subsequent amendments made to the Constitution of the United States--these include such important issues as slavery, prohibition, and the extension of voting rights to all citizens. (50 min.)

Supreme Court, The (2007) - DVD 195 - 198 ntsc
Producer: Ambrose Video
1: One Nation Under Law (60 min.) - DVD 195 ntsc
Examines the creation of the Court and follows it through the brink of the Civil War. Special attention is payed Chief Justices Marshall and Taney.
2: A New Kind of Justice (60 min.) - DVD 196 ntsc
Explores the issues before the Court during the period after the Civil War through to the late 1930’s. A time of unprecedented economic growth rife with conflict between capital and labor.
3: A Nation of Liberties (60 min.) - DVD 197 ntsc
Focuses on the Court’s reaction to state and federal legislation of Bill of Rights freedoms. Highlights the Warren Court as it confronts the issues of race, gender, and religion.
4: The Rehnquist Revolution (60 min.) - DVD 198 ntsc
Investigates how the Court has developed in recent times. Special attention is paid to the issues of law and order, the right to privacy and criminal rights.

The Congress (1988) - VTR 252 ntsc
Producer: Florentine Films
(Ken Burns' America Collection) (PBS Home Video)
In this thoughtful portrait Ken Burns explores the history of the United States Congress. Using historical photographs and newsreels, evocative live footage and interviews with David Broder, Alistair Cooke, Cokie Roberts, Charles McDowell and others, the film chronicles the personalities, events and issues that have animated the first 200 years of Congress. (90 min.)

Huey Long (1985) -  251 ntsc
Producer: Florentine Films
(Ken Burns' America Collection) (PBS Home Video)
Extensive archival footage and recollections by Louisianans who knew Long are juxtaposed with candid contemporary interviews with historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., journalist I. F. Stone, and author Robert Penn Warren, whose manificent novel "All the King's Men" was inspired by the rise and fall of Huey Long. (88 min.)

The Candidate see VTR 839

The Election Process in America (2002) - VTR 371 ntsc
Producer: Full Circle Entertainment, Inc.
Many American fail to exercise their right to vote. Many feel that their vote doesn't count. This video points out why the right to vote should be taken seriously. It also explains the electoral college, concepts and terms like suffrage, disfranchisement, lobbyists and political action committees. It explores ways in which the election process might be improved in the wake of the contested Bush-Gore race for the Presidency. (50 min.)

Electing a President (2004) - VTR 385 ntsc
Producer: Knowledge Unlimited, Inc.
Gives an historical overview of the election process in America. The video covers political parties, primaries and caucuses, debates, the national conventions, the electoral college, and the rise in recent years of so-called "third party" candidates. (26 min.)

Tanner '88 (1988) - DVD 414 ntsc
In 1988 filmmaker Robert Altman and Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau created a presidential candidate, ran him alongside the other hopefuls during the primary season, and presented their media campaign as a cross between a soap opera and TV news. (353 min.)

War Room, The (1993) - DVD 437 ntsc
From a cold primary in New Hampshire to the victory party in Little Rock the War Room takes viewers on a revealing behind-the-scenes journey to the White House. Starring James Carville and George Stephanopoulos. (97 min.)

George W. Bush. Election & Inauguration (2001) - VTR 453 ntsc

John McCain (2008, c2003) - DVD 457 ntsc
Producer: A & E Television Networks. Presented by the Biography Channel
Follow the senator through his student days at the U.S. Naval Academy, his early political career in Arizona, and finally, through the 2008 presidential primaries. Includes 2008 update to 2003 film. (47 min.)

Barack Obama (2008, c2005) - DVD 458 ntsc
Producer: A & E Television Networks. Presented by the Biography Channel
Follow Obama through his teenage struggles for self-identity, his student days at Columbia University and Harvard Law School, and his political ca-reer in Chicago. Go behind the scenes of Obama's extraordinarily success-ful presidential campaign and his journey towards the 2008 Democratic Convention. (47 min.)

Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election (2002) - DVD 454 ntsc
The riveting story about the battle for the presidency in Florida. (90 min.)

Hacking democrary (2007) - DVD 415 ntsc
Producer: Docurama
Documentary exposes gaping holes in the security of America's electronic voting system. (81 min.)

Vote for me: Politics in America - VTR 373 - 374
The Center for New American Media, Midnight Films, and WETA/Washington, D.C. 1996
An entertaining series that looks at American culture as reflected in political campaigns across the United States. Received the highest awards in broadcast journalism.

Vote for me: Pt. 1 & 2 - VTR 373
Part 1: Politics 101 shows what candidates do to get voters' attention. (50 min.)
Part 2: Making a Big Noise studies what voter do to get politicians' attention. (61 min.)

Vote for me: Pt. 3 & 4 - VTR 374
Part 3: Political Junkies shows where politician come from. (25 min.)
Part 4: The political Education of Maggie Lauterer is a veritable behind the scenes look at what it really takes to run for office in America. (85 min.)

Regions

Grizzly Man (2006) - DVD 146

Living Edens-- Canyonlands: America's Wild West (1999) - VTR 131 ntsc
Producer: ABC/Kane Productions International (PBS Home Video)
This living Eden is a stark and untamed wilderness, home to an incredible array of creatures that embody the spirit of the West.  It extends south into Arizona and east into Colorado and Utah and is known as the Colorado Plateau. In the very heart of this plateau lies a geological spectacle where millions of years of exposure to weather and the chiseling force of the Colorado River have created a labyrinth of pinnacles, chasms, arches, gorges and canyons. (60 min.)

Living Edens--Glacier Bay : Alaska's Wild Coast. (2000) - VTR 151 ntsc
Producer: ABC/Kane Productions International (PBS Home Video)
Glacier Bay in southeast Alaska is an Eden of land and sea. (54 min.)

Living Edens-- Yellowstone: America's Sacred Wilderness (2000) - VTR 130 ntsc
Producer: ABC/Kane Productions International (PBS Home Video)
Paul Schullery, acclaimed author and naturalist, is our guide through this extraordinary Eden where wolves and grizzly bears chase elk, and mountain lions play in the sunshine. Exciting things are always happening in Yellowstone. (60 min.)

Lost In the Grand Canyon (1999) - VTR 152 ntsc
Producer: WGBH Boston.
(PBS Home Video)
The story of an expedition undertaken in 1869 by a one-armed Civil War veteran named John Wesley Powell through the uncharted canyons of the Green and Colorado Rivers. Ten men in four boats left Green River, Wyoming on May 24. Ninety-nine days later, six men emerged from the Grand Canyon, half-starved, battered, and exhausted. Powell's account of the indescribable beauty witnessed and the terrifying rapids and harrowing deprivation experienced turned him into a national hero. (60 min.)

Steven Fry in America (2008) - DVD116

Timeless - a National Park Odyssey (2002) - DVD149 ntsc
Producer: Slingshot
Fluid camera work and aerial photography gives the viewer the sensation of soar-ing over and through the landscapes of the national parks. Canyon country (Arches, Canyonlands, Grand Canyon) -- Grand Rockies (Grand Teton, Yellow-stone) -- Water's park (Glacier, Yellowstone, Yosemite) -- Mountain spirit (Banff, Glacier, Jasper) -- Deep forest (Olympic, Redwood) -- Desert solitude (Arches, Death Valley, Joshua Tree) -- Northern light (Denali) -- Seashore (Olympic, Salt Point, Pt. Lobos) -- Cycle of seasons (Arches, Bryce, Zion) -- Canadian Rockies (Banff, Jasper). Music Patrick O'Hearn. (50 min.)

Wild River: The Colorado (2006) - DVD 147 ntsc
Producer: KUED
Follow the Colorado River from its headwaters in Rocky Mountain National Park through Utah's Westwater Canyon, the national parks of Canyonlands, Arches, Capitol Reef, and Zion, the beauty and rapids of Grand Canyon, and into Mexico. Narrated by Joseph Cam-panella. Directed by John Howe. (60 min.)

Brooklyn Bridge . (1981) - VTR 221 ntsc
Producer: Florentine Films
(Ken Burns' America Collection) (PBS Home Video)
The "Great East River Bridge" was the largest bridge of its era, a technical achievement of unparalleled scope, marked by enormous construction problems, equally ingenious solutions, and heroic human achievement. Ken Burns captures the physical majesty of this great achievement, the dramatic story of the men who imagined and built it, and the charm this granite and steel structure has exerted on generations of city dwellers. (50 min.)

Empire State Building, The (1993) - DVD 224 ntsc
Producer: A & E Television Networks
The History Channel brings you the remarkable story behind the world-renowned building. (50 min.)

New York a documentary film (2003) - DVD 226 ntsc
Producer: PBS.
A Steeplechase Films production for The American Experience in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET in New York, and the New-York Historical Society ; produced by Lisa Adams and Rick Burns.
Episode 8: 1946-2008. The Center of the World.
A documentary of the World Trade Center’s fifty-year history. (180 min.)

WTC: the First 24 Hours (2002) - DVD 227 ntsc
Producer: Docurama
Intentionally devoid of commentary and music, documents the first 24 hours at "ground zero" in the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. The dvd contains two versions: the expanded documentary and the original 11 minute version. (48 min.)

New York:  a documentary (2001) VTR 213-219 ntsc
Producer: Steeplechase Films in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET New York and New York Historical Society
1: The Country and the City 1609-1825 (120 min.) - VTR 213 ntsc
Chronicles the rise of New York from its settlement in the 17 th century through 1825. The role of the Dutch, the impact of the British empire, the horrors of slavery, New York's role in the American Revolution, its tenure as the nation's capital, and the entrepreneurial energy of the early 19 th century are discussed.
2: Order and Disorder 1825-1865  (120 min.) - VTR 214 ntsc
Covers the rise of New York from a merchant city to an industrial metropolis as the commercial revolution triggered by the Erie Canal transforms every aspect of life in the city. As the immigrant population explodes, social problems of every kind emerge on the streets of Manhattan, and the outlines of a modern mass metropolis begin to appear. By 1860, every tension in America can be felt on the streets of New York, the most powerful and divided city in the nation. This episode concludes with the nations's worst civil disturbances the Draft Riots of 1863.
3: Sunshine and Shadow 1865-1898 (120 min.) - VTR 215 ntsc
Covers the period following the Civil War also known as "The Gilded Age". During this period, New York grows at a staggering rate -- demographically, geographically, and financially. By the end of the episode, New York has become home to the world's greatest concentration of wealth and simultaneously the greatest concentration of poverty. The video ends with the creation of the five boroughs to form Greater New York, 1 January 1898.
4: The Power and the People 1898-1918 (120 min.) - VTR 216 ntsc
The city draws in people from all over the world--tripling its population. Transformed by their experience in the new world, immigrants in turn transform the city physically, culturally, and politically. This episode also covers the building of the subway system, the construction of Penn Station, Grand Central Terminal, and, on Wall Street, the creation of the world's first skyscrapers. It ends with the horror of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.
5: Cosmopolis 1919-1931 (120 min.) - VTR 217 ntsc
The "Roaring Twenties". New York becomes the cultural capital of the world. As new media and new "clean" industries like radio, magazine publishing, advertising, and public relations make their home in "midtown" New York embarks on its most frenzied bout of speculative capitalism yet. The film concludes with the skyscraper war, the stock market rise, the Crash, and - in the deafening silence that followed - the building of the Empire State Building.
6: City of Tomorrow 1929-1941 . (120 min.) - VTR 218 ntsc
This film chronicles the dramatic and increasingly fateful events following the Crash of 1929. Two of the most remarkable New Yorkers of all time came to the fore - Fiorello La Guardia and Robert Moses. The film traces the demise of Mayor Jimmy Walker, the ascendancy of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal, the fate of Harlem during the Depression; the impact of the automobile on the city; and the public works projects that permanently altered the landscape of New York--from the Triborough Bridge and La Guardia Airport to the 1939 World's Fair.
7: The City and the World. 1945 to Present . (140 min.) - VTR 219 ntsc
Emerging from the Depression and the Second World War as the most powerful metropolis the city will soon be confronting urban woes of unprecedented proportions. Exploring the complex social, economic and physical forces that swept through New York in the post-war period, this episode treats the great African American and Puerto Rican immigrations; the beginnings of white flight and suburbanization; and the massive physical changes wrought by highways and urban renewal. The destruction of Penn Station, the batttle over the Lower Manhattan Expressway, the social and fiscal crises of the 1960's and 70's -- and the city's miraculous revival in the last quarter century are portrayed.

New York Underground (1997) - VTR 150 ntsc
Producer: WGBH Educational foundation Artwork (PBS Home Video)
This tells the story of how the longest, most sophisticated electric subway in the world was built. It's construction, begun in 1900, would change NewYork City forever, expanding its boundaries beyond a two-mile, densely populated stretch of lower Manhattan to encompass the countryside to the north and boroughs to the east. Interviews with experts on nineteenth-century technology and New York social history recreate a sense of city life (60 min.)

Statue of Liberty (1985) - VTR 220 ntsc
Producer: Florentine Films
(Ken Burns' America Collection) (PBS Home Video)
For more than 100 years, the Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of hope and refuge for generations of immigrants. In this portrait, Ken Burns explores both history of America's premier symbol and the meaning of liberty itself. Featuring rare archival photographs, paintings and drawings, readings from actual diaries, letters, and newspapers of the day, the fascinating story of this universally admired monument is told. ( 60 min.)

The Gateway Arch. A Reflection of America (2006) - (DVD) 148 ntsc
Producer: Civil Pictures
A short history of St. Louis from Thomas Jefferson, Lewis & Cark, and to St. Louis' role in the westward expansion precedes the chronicle of the construction of the Gateway Arch. (60 min.)

Society

America Eats.  History on a Bun (1999) - VTR 552 ntsc
Producer: A & E Television Network. The History Channel. (100 min.)

Bowling For Columbine (2002) DVD  717
With his trademark charm and biting wit, award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore sets of on a rollicking journey to the heart of America, hoping to discover why the American pursuit of happiness is so riddled with mass violence. Oscar Winner: Best Documentary Feature 2003. (114 min.)

From The Earth To The Moon
(1998) - DVD  163 ntsc
Producer: HBO
Produced with the cooperation of NASA, it follows the voyages of the Apollo astronauts who through their expeditions into space turned the great American dream to place a man on the moon into reality. (639 min.) (4 discs)

Greatest Adventure: Man's Voyage To The Moon, The (1980) - VTR 164
Producer: Steve Sabol
A survey of the space program and the contributions of seven original astronauts. The narration is by Orson Welles with co-screen comments by Tom Wolfe and astronaut Gene Cernan. (60 min.)

No Direction Home: Bob Dylan, (2005) - DVD 282 ntsc

8 Mile (2002) - DVD 792

History of Rock N' Roll (1995)  - DVD 285 ntsc
Producer:  Warner Home Video Inc.
Ten episodes divided by era.  A documentary with concert and archival footage, interviews...in short incredible.

American Photography: A Century of Images (1999) - VTR 158 - 160 ntsc
Producer: KTC St Paul Minneapolis in Association with Middlemarch Films, Inc
The series traces the profound effect photographs have had on American life. Whether it's the evocative art photography of Edward Weston, the first image of a fragile Earth taken from space, glamorous photographs of the latest fashions, or a powerful World War II image by Robert Capa, the program captures the image of a century of change and the role the camera has played in both documenting and creating it. (161 min. on 3 tapes)

Ansel Adams (2002) - DVD 162 ntsc

America's New Religious Landscape (2002) - VTR 420
America's religious diversity is demonstrated. We visit Buddhists, Hasidic Jews in Crown Heights-Brooklyn, Hindus in northern Virginia, and three religious communities in Los Angeles. (60 min.)

Exploring Religious America (2002) - VTR 421
How religious is America? How are Americans religious? Based on a survey of religious tolerance, beliefs, and pratices in the U,S.. today. This video presents data and video stories in four areas: religious diversity, Protestants, Catholics, and spirituality in America. Muslims and their neighbors in suburban Atlanta face the challenge of religious tolerance. Mainline Protestants in Virginia, evangelical Protestants in Georgia, and African-American Protestants in Indianapolis reflect the changing influence of Protestant ideas and ideals. Irish-American and Hispanic Catholics in Chicago show the meaning of their faith. Spiritual seekers apart from organized religion, yet within it, illustrate the importance of spiritual experience in America. (89 min.)

Jesus Camp (2006) - DVD 424

The Mormons (2007) - DVD 422 ntsc
Producer: PBS Home Video. A Frontline and American Experience co-production with Helen Whitney Productions
This production digs into the Mormon past to understand the Mormon Church to-day and how its members are finally confronting their church's history of what is fact and what is fiction. (240 min.)

The Shakers see 419

Not For Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony (1999) - VTR 303
Producer: Florentine films with WETA-TV, Washington.
This video tells the little known story of one of the most compelling friendships in American history. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony were born into a world ruled entirely by men. By the time their lives were over, they had changed the lives of a majority of American citizens. Their personal relationship was often turbulent, but their shared belief that equality was the birthright of every woman, never wavered. For more than 50 years, they led the fight to make that dream a reality. This is a Ken Burns production, using strong interviews and historical photographs. (93 min.)

The American Experience: Eleanor Roosevelt (2000) - VTR 304
Producer: WGBH
For more than thirty years, Eleanor Roosevelt was America's most powerful woman. This documentary draws on interviews with her closest surviving relatives, friends and biographers, revealing the hidden dimensions of one of America's most influential women. Despite tragedy and infidelity, she persevered, fighting tirelessly for social justice for all and taking a lead role in the United Nations landmark Declaration of Human Rights. (144 min.)

Bread and Roses (2003) DVD 813

Riding the Rails (1997) - DVD 436 ntsc
Producer: WGBH Boston Video (American Experience)
Tells the story of the 250,000 teenagers who left their homes and hopped freight trains during the Great Depression. (72 min.)

Roger & Me (1989) - DVD 490
Documentary film about Michael Moore's attempt to track down General Motor's chairman Roger Smith to show him what his factory closing did to the town of Flint, Michigan. (87 min.)

Sicko (2007) - DVD 491
Documentary film from Michael Moore

Sports

Hoop Dreams (1994) - DVD 204

When We Were Kings - DVD795