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VCR 301.41 D688

“DON'T GO TO YOUR ROOM”--AND OTHER AFFIRMATIONS OF IMPOWERMENT FOR WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES: Multnomah Cable Access, c1988.

Summary: Disabled women talking about the various issues surrounding their lives, including the problem of double discrimination, first as a woman and second as a disabled woman.  (58 min.)

 

VCR 301.41 M217

THE MAIDS: A DOCUMENTARY: Women Make Movies, 1985.

Summary: Discusses the history of black women domestics in the United States utilizing still photographs and interviews.  (28 min.)

 

VCR  301.41 S518

SEXUAL PRESSURES: SEXUAL DANGERS: Discovery Health, c2001.

Summary: Sexual harassment often begins in middle school and escalates through high school.  This film shows how preteens and teens deal with the opposite sex as their bodies develop.  (51 min.)

 

VCR 301.41 W872

A WOMAN'S PLACE: View Video, c1987.

Summary: Examines woman's traditional role in society and shows how women today are rethinking their roles.  (25 min.)

 

VCR 302.41 W872 1995

WOMEN AS ROLE MODLES: Video Project, c1995.

Summary: Women featured in this inspiring four videocassette series speak candidly and from the heart about their lives, their successes and their roles as women.  (4 videos--3 hours & 37 min.)

 

VCR 301.45 N393

THE NEGRO SOLDIER: Republic Pictures Home Video, c1990.

Summary: While America fought against the enemy forces in WWII, Signal Corps Major Frank Capra directed THE NEGRO SOLDIER (40 minutes) traces the role of the Negro soldier in American History from 1776 to 1944, and shows the accomplishments of Negro troops.  RING OF STEEL (9minutes) glorifies the history and legacy of the American soldier.  Uses actual newsreel film as well as captured enemy material.  (49 min.)

 

VCR 302.2308 R118

RACE AGAINST PRIME TIME: California Newsreel, c1984.

Summary: Examination of the position and power of the media with respect to racial images. Presents news films of the riots following the verdict that freed 4 policemen accused of beating a black man, Arthur McDuffie, to death in May 1980.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 302.234 C719

COLOR ADJUSTMENT: California Newsreel, c1991.

Summary: Documentary study of prejudice and perception traces over forty years of race relations in America through lens of prime time TV, such as “Amos and Andy,” “Beulah,” “Nat King Cole Show,” “Julia,” “I Spy,” “Good Times,” and “Roots.”  Narrated by Ruby Dee.  (1 hour & 28 min.)

 

VCR 303.32 G394

GETTING TO THE HEART OF IT: Tom Snyder Productions, 1993.

Summary: Animated episodes illustrate conflict resolution for adolescents and their families.  (2 videos--30 min. each)

 

VCR 303.32 S441fa

FACING UP: Seattle Institute for Child Advocacy, Committee for Children, 1990.

Summary:  Emotionally abused at home, Brian acts out his anger by bullying his more vulnerable peers.  Josh has become one of his regular targets.  Brian's lack of impulse control is also apparent in the classroom, where his personal problems interfere with his work.  Brian learns impulse control skills from a former coach who recognizes his potential and helps him gain a new perspective on his life.  With the help of a carpenter friend who shares her own experiences of victimization, Josh is encouraged to face up to his problem through the use of problem-solving skills.  (20 min.)

 

VCR 303.32 S441se  Gr. 1-3  Spanish

SEGUNDO PASO: Seattle Institute for Child Advocacy, Committee for Children, 1992.

Summary: Designed to help children learn pro-social skills and reduce impulsive-aggressive behavior.  (17 min.)

 

VCR 303.32 S441se  Gr. 4-5  Spanish

SEGUNDO PASO: Seattle Institute for Child Advocacy, Committee for Children, 1992.

Summary: Designed to help children learn pro-social skills and reduce impulsive-aggressive behavior.  (17 min.)

 

VCR 303.32 S441ss Gr. 6-8 

SECOND STEP:  A VIOLENCE-PREVENTION CURRICULUM: Seattle Institute for Child Advocacy, Committee for Children, 1993.

Summary:  This video demonstrates the skills outlined in Unit IV, Lessons 1-5 in the Second Step violence-prevention curriculum for grades 6-8, published by the Committee for Children.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 303.32 S441st Gr. K-5

STAFF TRAINING VIDEO FOR SECOND STEP: A VIOLENCE-PREVENTION CURRICULUM (PRESCHOOL-GRADE 5): Seattle Institute for Child Advocacy, Committee for Children, 1992.

Summary:  Using actual classroom footage and interviews, these videos train educators in how best to present lessons from Second Step:  A Violence-Prevention Curriculum.  In addition, they provide important background information on youth violence issues necessary to successfully implement the curricula.  Designed to be used in conjunction with live training, these videos utilize a start-stop format in order to facilitate discussion and practice of program strategies.  (3 videos--2 hour & 23 min.)

 

VCR 303.32 S441st Gr. 6-8

STAFF TRAINING VIDEO FOR SECOND STEP: A VIOLENCE-PREVENTION CURRICULUM (GRADES 6-8): Seattle Institute for Child Advocacy, Committee for Children, 1992.

Summary:  Using actual classroom footage and interviews, these videos train educators in how best to present lessons from Second Step: A Violence-Prevention Curriculum.  In addition, they provide important background information on youth violence issues necessary to successfully implement the curricula.  Designed to be used in conjunction with live training, these videos utilize a start-stop format in order to facilitate discussion and practice of program strategies.  (1 hour & 30 min.)

 

VCR 303.32 S445ms

SECOND STEP: A VIOLENCE PREVENTION CURRICULUM: MIDDLE SCHOOL/JUNIOR HIGH: Seattle Institute for Child Advocay, Committee for Children, c1997.

Summary: Curriculum to help children and adolescents and children learn social skills and reduce impulsive-aggressive behavior.  Three videocassettes with teacher's guides and transparencies.  Level 1 "Check It Out." Level 2 "Work It Out." Level 3 "With Friends Like You."  (4 videos--30 min. each)  

 

VCR 303.38 W355

THE WAVE: Embassy Productions, 1984, c1881.

Summary: A high school teacher drills his students on ideas of power, discipline, and superiority to illustrate the development of attitudes such as those that allowed Germans to deny responsibility for genocide under the Nazis. Intended to stimulate thinking among those who maintain that "it can't happen here."  (46 min.)

 

VCR 303.385 P924

PREJUDICE, DIVIDING THE DREAM:  ColorVision Media, c1992.

Summary: Designed to help individuals and society face the distressing elements of prejudice by offering perspectives on its causes and suggesting possible remedies.  Victims of prejudice reveal their suffering and explain their hopes.  Shown are a diversity workshop, a replicated study of racial identity in African-American children (“which doll is best?”), and a summer camp where teens of different races meet.  (25 min.)

 

VCR 303.6 R434

STUDENT WORKSHOP: Sunburst Communications, c1995.

Summary: Designed to teach students alternatives to verbal and physical fighting, through the use of conflict resolution techniques.  (24 min.)

 

VCR 303.6 V795

VIOLENCE INSIDE/OUT: United Learning, c1993.

Summary:  Through narration, interviews, and dramatization, this program examines the feelings inside oneself leading to and resulting from violence.  Also examines violence experienced externally in the home, school, society, and environment in general.  (62 min.)

VCR 303.625 W555

WHAT'S GOING ON?: KIDS SPEAK OUT ON TERRORISM: A CONNECTICUT JOURNAL SPECIAL: Connecticut Public Broadcasting, 2001.

Summary: Forum, aired on Saturday, November 17, 2001, that addressed the issue of terrorism from the perspective of children and young adults.  (59 min.)

 

VCR 303.66 135

IN THE MINDS OF MEN: Films Inc., c1982.

Summary: Presents in paintings, photos, and films the horrors of war from the distant past to the present day from the perspective of the children of the world. Depicts the universality of suffering caused by war and encourages individuals to accept responsibility for ending it.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 303.67 A466

ALTERNATIVES TO VIOLENCE: United Learning, c1994.

Summary: This 2 part program on conflict resolution, negotiation, and mediation helps educators teach students the concepts and skills they need to resolve conflicts productively rather than destructively.  (2 videos--64 min.)

 

VCR 303.69 C748  v.1,. v.2, v.3

KIDSPEACE. ANNUAL CONFERENCE 16TH: 1998 : ALLENTOWN, PA.: KidsPeace, c1998.

Summary: Dr. Nicholas J. Long presents the program, discussing the problem of how the feelings and behavior of the staff can unwittingly come to mirror student behavior, and thus imperil their own well-being as well as that of the students whom they are trying to aid. Long presents in this seminar highlights of self- fulfilling prophecy of aggressive and depressed students, while offering five specific skills for breaking The Conflict Cycle into a Coping Cycle.  (3 videos--1 hour each)

 

VCR 304.8 P853

PORTRAITS OF LIBERTY: Films, Inc., 1986.

Summary: Profiles of several immigrant women, including Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Katherine Davalos Ortega, recent U.S. treasurer, and black model, Iman, each of whom has achieved success in her own way.  (24 min.)

 

VCR 305.235 P665re

REVIVING OPHELIA: SAVING THE SELVES OF ADOLESCENT GIRLS: Media Education Foundation, 1998.

Mary Pipher discusses the challenges facing today's teenagers, especially girls, as well as the role of media and popular culture in shaping their identities.  (35 min.)

 

VCR 305.3 D688

DON'T DO IT, DON'T ALLOW IT: Intermedia, c1993, 1994.

Summary:  The videos show possible scenarios to explain the difference between appropriate and illegal behavior and to serve as the basis for a discussion of how students, teachers, and administrators can avoid sexual harassment or deal with incidents and allegations of sexual harassment.

 

VCR 305.3 F626

SEXUAL HARRASSMENT IN SCHOOLS: WGBY TV, c1996.

Summary: Contains 3 modules—1.What is sexual harassment? 2.Stopping sexual harassment. 3.Teacher guide—to help students in grades 6-9 recognize and respond to sexual harassment.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 305.3 I35

IN REAL LIFE: SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN SCHOOLS: Altschul Group Corporation, c1994.

Summary: Using realistic, everyday situations, this dramatic program introduces a variety of forms of sexual harassment, the complicated feelings it invokes, and the actions students and adults can take to address it.  (24 min.)

 

VCR 305.3 I73

IS IT LOVE OR IS IT GROSS?--IS IT--SEXUAL HARASSMENT?: Meridian Education Corp., 1992.

Summary: Simulated radio program discusses sexual harassment.  Callers include teenagers as well as a parent who was sexually harassed.  Educators offer commentary.  (26 min.)

 

VCR 305.3 S498

SEXUAL HARASSMENT: BUILDING AWARENESS ON CAMPUS: The Foundation, c1995.

Summary: This video discusses what sexual harassment is and ways people can be made more aware of it in colleges and universities.  (23 min.)

 

VCR 305.3 S518

SEXUAL STEREOTYPES IN MEDIA: SUPERMAN AND THE BRIDE: Films for the Humanities, 1993.

Summary: This program shows how pervasive stereotypes are of man as Superman and woman as his slavish bride on both film and television.  Bombarded from all sides by this point of view, women as well as men commonly accept the stereotypes.  (37 min.)

 

VCR 305.3 S518

SEXUAL HARASSMENT: IT'S HURTING PEOPLE: Sunburst Communications, c1994.

Summary: Explains what sexual harassment is, why it is prohibited, and what individuals should do if they are harassed.  Consequences are also discussed for students and/or staff who are guilty of sexual harassment.  (37 min.)

 

VCR 305.3 S941

SUBTLE SEXUAL HARASSMENT: Quality Media Resources, c1992.

Summary: Examines abuse of power in the workplace (personal relationships and dating between employees), peer pressure to conform to work groups' sexual values, and challenge facing women or men in “non-traditional” work environments.  V.1 The Issue is Respect (28 min.) V.2 Management's New Responsibilities. (2 videos--51 min.)

 

VCR 305.3 T258

TEEN AWARENESS, SEXUAL HARASSMENT: WHAT IT IS, WHAT TO DO: New Dimension Media, Inc., c1993.

Summary: The video presents three realistic dramatizations of sexual harassment occurring between boys and girls in school hallways... followed by a stimulating discussion by a group of teens about the issues raised in the scenarios.  (23 min.)

 

VCR 305.4 A188

ACTIVITIES TO CELEBRATE WOMEN'S HISTORY: National Women's History Project, c1992.

Summary: Ideas for classroom and school-wide of National Women's History Month.  (13 min.)

 

VCR 305.4 D285

DEAR LISA: A LETTER TO MY SISTER: New Day Films, c1990.

Summary: Thirteen women describe incidents from their lives revealing their socialization as women and the roles society expects women to play.  (45 min.)

 

VCR 305.4 E65

EQUALITY: A HISTORY OF THE WOMEN'S MOVEMENT IN AMERICA: Schlessinger Video Productions, c1996.

Summary: Chronicles the lives of women who were prominent in the various women's movement that emerged in response to a variety of injustices perpetrated against women in their personal, public, and professional lives.  From Abigail Adams in 1776 to the present day.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 305.4 H673

HISTORY REVISITED: National Women's History Week Project, 1988.

Summary: This program demonstrates the need for integrating women from U.S. history into the curriculum.  (12 min.)

 

VCR 305.4 O58

ONE FINE DAY: Ishtar Films, 1984

Summary:  Using archival stills and film footage as well as contemporary images, presents a montage set to Kay Weaver's One Fine Day, showing courageous women whose lives serve as positive examples of what women can achieve.  (6 min.)

 

VCR 305.4 W872

WOMEN IN AMERICAN LIFE: National Women's History Project, 1988-1990.

Summary: Five-part video documentary of the experiences and contributions of women in American history, from the Civil War through the 1970's. V.1 1861-1880: Civil War, Recovery and Westward Expansion; V.2 1880-1920: Immigration, New Work and New Roles; V.3 1917-1942: Cultural Image and Economic Reality; V.4 1942-1955: War Work, Housework and Growing Discontent; V.5 1955-1977: New Attitudes Force Dramatic Change.  (5 videos--1 hour & 30 min.)

 

VCR 305.4 W924

A WORD IN EDGEWISE : Women Make Movies, c1986.

Summary: Looks at how language is often taken for granted by some and used to exploit others.  (26 min.)

 

VCR 305.41 S498 1992

THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT QUIZ:  Enterprise Media, c1992.

Summary:  Designed to increase employee awareness of the legal, ethical, and emotional ramifications of sexual harassment in the workplace.  Presents several scenes asking if the audience considers them examples of sexual harassment, and discusses why the examples do or do not represent examples of sexual harassment.  (59 min.)

 

VCR 305.42 A228

ADELANTE, MUJERES!: N.W.H.P., c1992.

Summary: “Focusing exclusively on the history of Mexican-American/Chicana women.  The major themes, organizations and personalities are introduced chronologically in a tribute to the strength and resilience of women at the center of their families, as activists in their communities and as contributors to American History.”  (30 min.)       

 

VCR 305.42 N523se

SEXUAL HARASSMENT: BEYOND THE LAW: CorVision Media, 1998.

Summary: Addresses the most common type of sexual harassment, men harassing women, to illustrate for both men and women what type of behavior is offensive in the workplace.  (24 min.)

 

VCR 305.42 S797

STATUS OF LATINA WOMEN: Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 1993.

Summary: Program looks at the differences between the U.S. Latina and her Latin American counterparts.  Examines how Latino men regard successful Latina women, and the myths and mystique of machismo.  (26 min.)

 

VCR 305.43 W972

WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION: Her Own Words, 1993.

Summary:  A carpenter, an electrical apprentice, an apprentice plumber, a sheetmetal worker, and an architect -- all women -- talk about their work.  Sheet photographs accompany the narration.  (15 min.)

 

VCR 305.5 S518

SEXUAL HARASSMENT: YOU DON'T HAVE TO TAKE IT: The Group, c1994.

Summary: Demonstrates clearly what sexual harassment is, shows what response to take, and models appropriate behavior.  Using a series of vignettes and live interviews, the program takes a positive approach towards changing students' behavior in the following ways: awareness, respect, and rights discrimination.  (18 min.)

 

VCR 305.8 E84

ETHNIC NOTIONS: BLACK PEOPLE IN WHITE MINDS: California Newsreel, c1986.

Summary: This award-winning documentary traces the evolution of  stereotypes which have created anti-black prejudice in American history.  (57 min.)

 

VCR 305.8 F198

FAMILY ACROSS THE SEA: California Newsreel, 1991.

Summary: Delegation of Gullah people travels from the United States to Sierra Leone to trace the roots of their heritage.  (56 min.)

 

VCR 305.8 F692

FOR ANGELA:  National Film Board of Canada, c1993.

Summary: After Rhonda and daughter Angela are taunted on a bus, Rhonda has courage to take stand against ignorance and prejudice.  (22 min.)

 

VCR 305.8 G615

GOIN' TO CHICAGO: California Newsreel, c1994.

Summary: Group of longtime Chicago residents returns to Greenville, Mississippi for a reunion with family and friends and discuss reasons for moving north. Includes historical footage of Mississippi and Chicago.  (1 hour & 11 min.)

 

VCR 305.8 I68

IRISH IN AMERICAN: A&E Home Video, 1997.

Summary: Narrated by Aidan Quinn, this video follows the nation's first immigrant group through dramatic reenactments, archival illustrations, interciews with historians, and excerpts from letters and diaries.  Well balanced program explores why Irish came to American, their profound influence on U.S. history.  From war hero and President Andrew Jackson to union organizer Mother Jones, you'll meet the colorful Irish-Americans who fought and worked their way past oppression and into history.  (1 hour & 40 min.)

 

VCR 305.8 M961  v. 3

ARAB AMERICANS: Schlessinger Video Productions, c1993.

Summary:  One of a 15-part series that celebrates the heritage of different cultural groups by tracing the history of their emigration to North America.  Adapted from the Peoples of North America series of books by Chelsea House Publishers.  Audience:  Grades 4 to 10.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 305.8 M961  v. 5

CHINESE AMERICANS: Schlessinger Video Productions, c1993.

Summary:  One of a 15-part series that celebrates the heritage of different cultural groups by tracing the history of their emigration to North America.  Adapted from the Peoples of North America series of books by Chelsea House Publishers.  Audience:  Grades 4 to 10.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 305.8 M961  v. 10

JAPANESE AMERICANS:  Schlessinger Video Productions, c1993.

Summary:  One of a 15-part series that celebrates the heritage of different cultural groups by tracing the history of their emigration to North America.  Adapted from the Peoples of North America series of books by Chelsea House Publishers.  Audience:  Grades 4 to 10.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 305.8 M961  v. 13

MEXICAN AMERICANS:  Schlessinger Video Productions, c1993.

Summary:  One of a 15-part series that celebrates the heritage of different cultural groups by tracing the history of their emigration to North America.  Adapted from the Peoples of North America series of books by Chelsea House Publishers.  Audience:  Grades 4 to 10.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 305.8 M961  v. 14

POLISH AMERICANS:  Schlessinger Video Productions, c1993.

Summary:  One of a 15-part series that celebrates the heritage of different cultural groups by tracing the history of their emigration to North America.  Adapted from the Peoples of North America series of books by Chelsea House Publishers.  Audience:  Grades 4 to 10.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 305.8 M961  v. 15

PUERTO RICANS:  Schlessinger Video Productions, c1993.

Summary:  One of a 15-part series that celebrates the heritage of different cultural groups by tracing the history of their emigration to North America.  Adapted from the Peoples of North America series of books by Chelsea House Publishers.  Audience:  Grades 4 to 10.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 305.8 Q5

A QUESTION OF COLOR: California Newsreel, 1992.

Summary: Examines the issue of color consciousness within the black community.  Explores the caste system based on how closely skin color, hair texture and facial features conform to European ideal.  (58 min.)

 

VCR 305.8 S524

THE SHADOW OF HATE: A HISTORY OF INTOLERANCE IN AMERICA:  Teaching Tolerance, c1995.

Summary: This documentary examines four centuries of United States history in order to understand the country's record of intolerance.  (40 min.)

 

VCR 305.8 T859

TROUBLE BEHIND: California Newsreel, 1990.

Summary: White racism discussed in the context of the town of Corbin, KY where on Oct. 31, 1919 a race riot drove all the Black residents out of town.  Since that date, few Blacks have resettled.  Residents interviewed to give their perceptions of whether or not racism exists.  (56 min.)

 

VCR 305.896 A543

AND STILL I RISE: Women Make Movies, 1993.

Summary: Prominent black women comment on the history and experiences of the Afro-American slave women in white European society.  Includes interviews with Caron Wheeler (singer), Buchi Emecheta (novelist), Stella Dadzie (writer), along with many others.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 305.896 G615

GOING' BACK TO T-TOWN: PBS Video, c1992

Summary: Recalls the neighborhood life and the rise and decline of the all-black community of Greenwood, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Traces the history of African Americans in Oklahoma from the period before the Civil War to the early twentieth century.  (58 min.)

 

VCR 305.896 T583

A TIME FOR JUSTICE: AMERICA'S CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT: Teaching Tolerance, c1992.

Summary: Depicts the battle for civil rights, recalling the crises in Montgomery, Little Rock, Birmingham, and Selma and reveals the heroism of the individuals involved.  (38 min.)

 

VCR 305.897 I11

I WILL FIGHT NO MORE FOREVER: Questar Video, c1990

Summary: Re-enactment of the story of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Indians and his 1700-mile 108-day fighting retreat from the pursuing U.S. army.  (1 hour & 49 min.)

 

VCR 305.897295 P977

PUERTO RICAN PASSAGES: Connecticut Public Television, c1995.

Examines the Puerto Rican role in the changing ethnic community of Connecticut.  After World War II, a large number of Puerto Ricans migrated to New York, and later many settled in nearby Connecticut.  Due in part to the unique status of Puerto Rico as a commonwealth in union with the United States, and the Puerto Rican citizens' tenacious protection of their culture, the Puerto Rican community is often misunderstood.  (59 min.)

 

VCR 306.08 D135

THE DAKOTA CONFLICT: Atlas Video, 1993.

Summary: Recounts the war (sometimes called “The Great Sioux Uprising”) that began the thirty year struggle for the Great Plains, a struggle that continued at the Little Big Horn and ended at Wounded Knee.  (58 min.)

 

VCR 306.7 R288

REAL PEOPLE: TEENS WHO CHOOSE ABSTINENCE:  Sunburst Communications, c1994.

Summary: Teenagers who have chosen a policy of abstinence from sexual intercourse discuss the reasons for their decision and some of the ways that this choice has affected their lives.  (23 min.)

 

VCR    306.73 D234

THE DATING BILL OF RIGHTS: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1998.

Summary: Man-woman relationships. Dating violence -- Prevention.  (26 min.)

 

VCR 306.734 S882

STOOD UP!: FilmFair Communications, c1990.

Summary: The story of a young girl whose prom date stands her up, so she sues him.  (45 min.)

 

VCR 306.766

IT'S ELEMENTARY: TALKING ABOUT GAY ISSUES IN SCHOOL: New Day Films, c1997.

Summary: Exploration of what happens when experienced teachers talk to their students about lesbian and gay issues. Footage of classroom activities and discussions.  (38 min.)

 

VCR 306.856 B115

BABY BLUES : National Film Board of Canada, c1990.

Summary: Kristen and Jason's teenage world suddenly changes when Kristen suspects she is pregnant.  Options are presented without giving advice.  (25 min.)

 

VCR 306.865 H791

HOPE IS NOT A METHOD: Altschul Group, c1993.

Summary: This video presents straightforward answers to commonly asked questions about birth control.  Several forms of birth control, including prescription and over-the-counter methods are examined in terms of effectiveness, usability, possibility of side effects, and obtainability.  (20 min.)

 

VCR 306.856 P723

PLAYING FOR KEEPS: National Film Board of Canada, c1990.

Summary: Stresses the realities of teen motherhood through portraits of three young Canadian women, Debby, Tracy, and Karen.  Discusses their relationships, custody and child support, poverty, the need for a supportive family, and the dreams and aspirations they've had to set aside.  (49 min.)

 

VCR 306.856 T258

TEEN MOTHERS: TIME TO GET REAL: Altschul Group, c1995.

Summary: Candid interviews with teenage mothers at various educational institutions in California, where they describe the hardships of parenting alone, while still trying to grow up themselves.  All of the pregnancies were accidental, and the statistics regarding teenage mothers and their children's futures are staggering.  (15 min.)

 

VCR 306.87 H847

HOW TO LIVE WITH YOUR PARENTS AND SURVIVE: Center for the Humanities, 1986.

Summary: Takes a humorous look at parent-child relationships. Emphasizes that parents are people with the same feelings and needs as their adolescent children.  (15 min.)

 

VCR 306.874 V 258

THE VANISHING FATHER: PBS Video, c1995.

Summary: Explores the dramatic change in the American family and recent findings by sociologists that, regardless of economic status, children from single parent homes are twice as likely to drop out of school, to become teenage mothers, and to spend time in jail.  (57 min.)

 

VCR 306.8743 L638

THE LESS THAN PERFECT DAUGHTER: Filmfair Communications, 1991?

Summary: A mother with low self-esteem emotionally abuses her daughter.  (45 min.)

 

VCR 307.34 H727

HOLDING GROUND.: THE REBIRTH OF DUDLEY STREET:  New Day Films, [1996].

Summary: Through the voices of committed residents, activists and city officials, this documentary shows how a Boston community organized the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative and was able to create and carry out its own agenda for change. (58 min.)

 

 

POLITICAL SCIENCES

 

VCR 322.42 K63

THE KLAN: A LEGACY OF HATE IN AMERICA: Films Inc., 1989.

Summary: Traces the beginnings of the Klan after the Civil War to its growth in the 1920s and resurgence in the 1960s.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 323.1 C582

CIVIL RIGHTS: YESTERDAY, TODAY, TOMORROW: Associated Press, c1986.

Summary: Program is designed to familiarize students with the Civil Rights movement and the legislation.  Four parts trace the history of the Civil Rights movement from 1964 to the present.  (31 min.)

 

VCR 323.1 C582 2002

UNITED STATES HISTORY ORIGINS TO 2000. CIVIL RIGHTS: Schlessinger Media, 2002.

Summary: Brief overview of the civil rights movement beginning in the 1960s.  Captures the major events, legislation, historical figures using archival footage and interviews.  Part of a 26-volume collection of US History for grades 5-12.  (23 min.)

 

VCR 323.1 K52

KING, MONTGOMERY TO MEMPHIS: Pacific Arts Video, c1988.

Summary: Through newsreel and television excerpts, this documentary captures the eloquence and courage in striking words and images of the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  (1 hour & 43 min.)

 

VCR 323.34 F165

THE FAIRER SEX?: CorVision Media, c1994.

Summary: In this segment of the television program “Prime Time Live”, two people, a man and a woman, are sent to Cincinnati, Ohio to see if sex discrimination still exists.  Posing as new residents they attempt to purchase cars and household items, and try to find a job.  In the process they uncover disturbing differences in the ways men and women are treated in the marketplace.  (16 min.)

 

VCR 323.34 W872

WOMEN'S RIGHTS: Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corp., c1989?

Summary: Uses the case of a high school girl who wants to compete on the boy's team in order to describe and discuss the issues of sexual discrimination and equal rights for both sexes under the law.

 

VCR 323.4 E97

EYES ON THE PRIZE: Pacific Arts, c1986.

Summary: Six part series that depicts the civil rights struggle from 1954-1965. AWAKENGS (1954-1956) -- FIGHTING BACK (1957-1962) -- AIN'T SCARED OF YOUR JAILS (1960-1961) -- NO EASY WALK (1961-1963) -- MISSISSIPPI: IS THIS AMERICA? (1962-1964) -- BRIDGE TO FREEDOM (1965).  (6 videos--ca. 60 min. each)

 

VCR 323.44 S446

THE SECRET FILE: Films Inc., 1987.

Summary: Follows journalist Penn Kimball's struggle with the State Department to correct his personal file, obtained under the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act. The file reveals factual errors, derogatory misinterpretation of testimony, and labels Penn a "national security risk."  (58 min.)

 

VCR 324.623 H847

HOW WE GOT THE VOTE: THE EXCITING STORY OF THE STRUGGLE FOR FEMALE EQUALITY: Republic Pictures Home Video, c1986.

Summary: Original Films, photography, cartoons, and personal interviews tell the story of early 20th century women fighting for suffrage.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 324.623 O58

ONE WOMAN, ONE VOTE:  PBS Video, c1995.

Summary:  Documents the 70-year struggle for women's suffrage, which culminated in the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920.  It illuminates the alliances, infighting, betrayals and defeats that paved the way for victory in the battle for women's right to vote.  Historical footage is enhanced with vocal performances, and interviews with historians provide the viewer with both current and historical perspectives.  (1 hour & 49 min.)

 

VCR 324.623 W872

THE WOMEN GET THE VOTE:  CRM McGraw-Hill Films, 198-?

Summary:  Presents the story of the 80-year fight in the United States to get a vote for women, picturing leaders in the suffragette movement, describing the various methods used to get passage of the amendment to the Constitution, and telling how the amendment finally became law in 1920.  (25 min.)

 

VCR 326.0973 A517

THE AMISTAD REVOLT: “ALL WE WANT IS MAKE US FREE”: The Committee, c1995.

Summary: Tells the story of the 1839 Amistad Revolt and the ensuing compaign to free the Africans jailed for murder and piracy.  Includes 34 page teacher's guide.  (33 min.)

 

VCR 326 T874

TRUTH ABOUT SLAVERY IN HISTORY: Educational Network, 1996, 1998.

Summary: History of slavery throughout the world from Biblical times to current time.  Covers the variety of slavery including indentured servants and the political and economic reasons for slavery.  Also explains why slavery in America was unique and especially harsh.  (26 min.)

 

VCR 327.47 L785

LIVING WITH GLASNOST AND PERESTROIKA. UNDERSTANDING THE USSR TODAY. Guidance Assc., 1989.

Summary: Examines the historical development of glasnost and perestroika (openness and restructuring) and their effect on U.S. Soviet relations. Interviews with émigrés and Russian exchange students provide glimpses into Soviet life before and after glasnost.  (58 min.)

 

VCR 327.73 016ce

AN OCEAN APART. PROGRAMS 1-2: Films Inc., c1989, c1988.

Summary: Hats Off to Mr. Wilson explores the relationship between the U.K. and U.S. during World War I. Home In Pasadena uncovers the devices that American companies used to challenge British supremacy over world trade in the 1920's.  (ca. 2 hours)

 

VCR 327.73 016ce Pt.3-4

AN OCEAN APART. PROGRAMS 3-4: Films Inc., c1989, c1988.

Summary:  Here Come the British, Bang! Bang! Bang! describes how Winston Churchill used all his power to woo the U.S. into World War II.  Trust Me to the Bitter End shows the deep division between the U.S. and U.K. despite the fact that World War II seemed to make them partners again.  (ca. 2 hours)

 

VCR 327.73 016ce Pt.5-6

AN OCEAN APART. PROGRAMS 5-6: Films Inc., c1989, c1988.

Summary: If You Don't Like Our Peaches, Quit Shaking the Tree reviews conditions in England at the end of the war.  Under the Eagle's Wing reviews relations between Great Britain and the United States from the Suez Canal crises through the Johnson administration.  (ca. 2 hours)

 

VCR 327.73 016ce Pt.7

AN OCEAN APART. PART SEVEN: Films Inc., c1989, c1988.

Summary: Reviews relations between Great Britain and United States during the 1980's including America's neutral position and then logistic help to Britain during the Falkland Island conflict with Argentina. Shows anti-American feelings in England and discusses association between Reagan and Thatcher. Reviews American invasion of Granada and British reaction.  (ca. 1 hour)

 

VCR 328.37 H847

HOW A BILL BECOMES A LAW: Cambridge Educational. 1993.

Summary: One-on-one interviews with prominent legislators, lobbyists, and special interest group representatives carefully explain how a bill is conceived, moved through or killed in committee, and sent for the President's or Governor's signature.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 328.73 C749

CONGRESS: WHAT IT IS, HOW IT WORKS AND HOW IT AFFECTS YOU: Center for Humanities, c1990.

Summary: Discusses the powers and duties of Congress and defines the leadership roles of the House and Senate. Details how a bill becomes law, the relationship between the President and Congress and what Congress is like today.  (3 videos--v.1 30 min.; v.2 15 min.; v.3 15 min.)

 

 
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