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HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT
Our history DVD’s look at social movements and presidential campaigns. Our government related programs explain our complicated electoral system and the functions and organization of Congress.
Modern Presidential Campaigns
MODERN PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS
COMPLETE SERIES (PARTS 1-5)

Modern Presidential Campaigns Part 1
“The Modern Era Begins” (1924-44)
Each campaign from the Harding-Cox battle and the elections of Coolidge and Hoover to the wit and rhetoric of Franklin Roosevelt and his unprecedented four election victories.


Modern Presidential Campaigns Part 2
“From Train To Television” (1948-60)
From the Whistlestop campaign of Harry Truman and the Eisenhower years to Kennedy defeating Nixon.


Modern Presidential Campaigns Part 3
“Turbulence, Populism & Power Politics” (1964-76)
Includes Lyndon Johnson's election, Richard Nixon’s two elections and the populist campaign of Jimmy Carter.


Modern Presidential Campaigns Part 4

“Packaging the Candidates: Images & Sound Bites” (1980-92)
From Ronald Reagan’s successful media campaigns to Clinton’s use of the “change” issue to overcome the Bush advantage of incumbancy.


Modern Presidential Campaigns Part 5

“The Beginning of a New Century” (1996-2004)
Bill Clinton defeats Bob Dole. George W. Bush’s controversial victory over Al Gore
in 2000 and defeat of John Kerry in 2004.

Cat. # 2804D
DVD - 381 min. - $370.00 Add To Cart View Cart
Modern Presidential Campaigns
MODERN PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS
Part 5
“The Beginning of a New Century”
(1996-2004)
1996
Bill Clinton defeats Bob Dole.
2000
George W. Bush's controversial victory over Al Gore.
2004
George W. Bush defeats John Kerry.
Cat. # 2851D
DVD - 82 min. - $90.00 Add To Cart View Cart
Obama Secrets
Bill Clinton: Speeches of the Presidential Years 1993-2001

This DVD offers key rhetorical moments from nine major speeches given by the president whose administration boasted record domestic prosperity and a foreign policy free of American combat deaths by enemy fire. From his first inaugural to the Oklahoma City Memorial Service to his farewell address to the nation, this collection presents a glimpse into rhetorical skills of the 42nd President of the United States.

Cat. # 9728D
DVD - 93 min. - $50.00 Add To Cart View Cart
Congress How It Works
CONGRESS: HOW IT WORKS

This three-part video takes the viewer step-by-step through the various functions of congress.

  • Opening Day: Details how congress reorganizes itself every two years.
  • Its Powers: Describes the enumerated and implied powers of congress.
  • Impeachment Powers: Explains one of the checks and balances provided in the constitution.
Cat. # 5604D
DVD - 55 min. - $60.00 Add To Cart View Cart
Circuit Chautauqua
CIRCUIT CHAUTAUQUA: A BRIDGE BETWEEN TWO CENTURIES

The most in-depth documentary produced about this traveling spectacle of the 19th and early 20th centuries. The viewer will experience what it was like to be a part of the events and see the influential rhetorical “stars” of an era before movies and television. Includes rare interviews with those who attended.

Cat. # 4903D
DVD - 64 min. - $90.00 Add To Cart View Cart
The History of Indianapolis
The History of Indianapolis: The Early Years & The Golden Years

This unique documentary, narrated by Kim Hood Jacobs, looks at the way the forces of nature and man combined to create what is now the city of Indianapolis.

Cat. # 1350D
DVD - 60 min. - $29.99 Add To Cart View Cart
Electing the President
ELECTING THE PRESIDENT:
SIX STEPS TO THE SUMMIT

Explaining the presidential election process to students borders on theimpossible, but this program accomplishes just that. Newly revised for the 2008 election, this one-of-a-kind video employs footage of the candidates and events to trace the necessary and customary steps for electing the President of the United States. This latest revision takes into account the changes in the process that have occurred since the last two elections.

Segmented for classroom use, this program thoroughly details:

  • The rise and importance of primaries
  • The evolution and purpose of the conventions
  • The changing campaign and impact of the debates
  • The voting procedures
  • The electoral process
  • Congressional action and the emergence of the courts
Cat. # 1914D
DVD - 55 min. - $80.00 Add To Cart View Cart
Great Speeches Volume 24
Ronald Reagan: The Great Communicator

This definitive collection edits together over 100 clips of Ronald Reagan speaking—including television appearances, press conferences, addresses to Congress and the U.N., speeches at political conventions and even a few snippets from his movie career—into four 90 to 120 minute themed retrospectives. No narration or "expert" commentary clutters this pure unadulturated Reagan DVD, boiled down to pithy, punchy sound bites (as well as an archive of 28 lengthier exerpts).

Cat. # 9730D
4 DVD's - 450 min. - $95.00 Add To Cart View Cart
GoldenAge
THE GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN ORATORY

Richard Katula’s documentary brings the era of the lyceum and chatauquato life with expert commentary, dramatic readings, still photos and rare action footage. Features Susan B. Anthony, Mark Twain, William Jennings Bryan and other historical figures.

Cat. # 2491D
DVD - 50 min. - $85.00 Add To Cart View Cart
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

More than just a biography, this one-of-a-kind documentary examines how Dr. King’s extraordinary life influenced and directed the Civil Rights Movement of the 50’s and 60’s. Using rare and largely unseen film footage and photographs it explores how Dr. King’s ideas, beliefs and methods evolved in the face of the rapidly changing climate of the movement.

A Civil Rights Timeline from the beginning of slavery to modern times details major events along the way. Simply click on an event and see a description of it and its importance. Among other features are two rare speeches by Dr. King.

Cat. # 9720D
DVD - 60 min. - $25.00 Add To Cart View Cart
John F. Kennedy Pursuit of Happiness
JOHN F. KENNEDY: PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS
  • History of the Democratic Party narrated by Sen. John Kennedy.
  • Kennedy-Nixon Debate: the last two-thirds of their first debate.
  • “Kennedy for President” campaign spot.
Cat. # 9711D
DVD - 43 min. - $40.00 Add To Cart View Cart
Classic Presidential Campaigns Volume 1
CLASSIC PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS:
VOLUME ONE
Volume 1 Focuses on unusual elections...
1800
Jefferson/Adams (Burr challenges the results
1860
Lincoln Douglas
1876
Hayes/Tilden (decided by vote in the House of Representatives.
1910
Roosevelt/Taft/Wilson
Cat. # 2914D
DVD - 42 min. - $60.00 Add To Cart View Cart
Classic Presidential Campaigns Volume 2
CLASSIC PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS:
VOLUME TWO
Volume 2 Campaigns noted for firsts and lasts...
1828
Jackson/Adams (first populist President)
1840
Harrison/Van Buren (first use of campaign tactics to excite voters)
1856
Buchanan/Fremont (first Dem/Rep contest)
1896
McKinley/Bryan (first common man vs. privileged class)
Cat. # 2915D
DVD - 36 min. - $60.00 Add To Cart View Cart

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