Films & Other Videos
Films with: Bellows, Susan
- America's war on poverty
- Examines the extent of poverty in the U.S. in the prosperous 1960s and how federal anti-poverty policies and programs were established and altered in the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon administrations to promote education, job-training, community action, and basic health care. Such agencies and programs as: the Office of Economic Opportunity, Legal Services, VISTA, Head Start, and the National Welfare Rights Organization are also examined.
- DVD 12417
- Minik the lost Eskimo /
- In 1897, six Eskimos arrived in New York City, brought as the "exotic cargo" of explorer Robert Peary from Greenland. The youngest of the group was 7-year-old Minik, who struggled to create a home and identity thousands of miles from his native land.
- DVD 7602
- Roots of resistance a story of the Underground Railroad /
- Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendants of slaves and slave holders, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure.
- DVD 8851