Films & Other Videos
Films with: Gazit, Chana
- Forgotten plague
- By the dawn of the nineteenth century, tuberculosis had killed one in seven of all the people who had ever lived. The disease struck America with a vengeance, ravaging communities and touching the lives of almost every family. The battle against the deadly bacteria had a profound and lasting impact on the country, It shaped medical and scientific pursuits, social habits, economic development, western expansion, and government policy. The story is told through the remembrances of those who lived - and were cured - at tuberculosis sanatoriums, along with historians and scientists.
- DVD 11389
- Meltdown at Three Mile Island
- Discusses the events of March 28, 1979, when a reactor at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, overheated. Employs news footage and first-person interviews in relating the efforts made to avoid a catastrophic meltdown.
- DVD 11932
- Slavery and the making of America
- This program examines the history of slavery in the United States and the role it played in shaping the new country's development.
- DVD 3683