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Summary: Chronicles the history of the American West, starting with the first European explorations and ending with the beginning of the 20th century. Examines the impact of the white settlers on the lives of the Native Americans and the land. Also discusses the Gold Rush, the Civil War, the building of the transcontinental railroad, the battle of Little Bighorn, and the massacre at Wounded Knee.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WES

Summary: Largely responsible for bold American television in the 1970s, Norman Lear's name is synonymous with the sitcom. From his childhood and early career with his groundbreaking TV success (All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Good Times, Maude) and social activism, Lear proved social change was possible through an unlikely prism "laughter" and created some of the greatest moments in television history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NOR

Summary: Examines entertainer Sammy Davis Jr.'s journey to create his own identity, as a black man who embraced Judaism, through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress; a veteran of increasingly outdated show business traditions, he strove to stay relevant, even as he found himself bracketed by the bigotry of white America and the distaste of black America. Features new interviews with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2019

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Maslon, Laurence.

Summary: Presents a history of the Broadway musical theater, including summaries of the shows, photographs of the stars, posters, sheet music, production stills, and essays by theater luminaries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bulfinch Press 2004

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 782.14 KAN

Summary: This documentary series details the razzle-dazzle history of a unique American art form. Each episode chronicles a different era and features the Broadway shows and songs that defined the period. The series draws on feature films, rare television moments, archival news footage, original cast recordings, still photos, diaries, journals, first person accounts, and on-camera interviews with many...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BRO

Maslon, Laurence.

Summary: Together again for the first time, here comes the greatest comic book superheroes ever assembled between two covers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 MAS

Summary: The documentary explores the currents of American comedy throughout a century of social and political change, illuminating how comedy has tackled and poked fun at our political system, race relations, gender issues, and the prevailing American standards and taboos in everyday life. Melding performance, biography and history, it features interviews with over 90 comedians, writers, producers,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Educational Broadcasting Corp. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 792.23 MAK

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