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  • Avoiding Armageddon

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    This series examines the grave danger that nuclear, biological and chemical weapons pose to all of humanity. It will define these major threats in light of the new global war on terrorism, explore the…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 2 program(s) / 116 minutes
    • Usage/copying rights: Download and retain
    • Website: http://www.uen.org/emedia
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      • EMEDIA
  • Ball State University Electronic Field Trips

    • 3-5
    • 6-8

    Join Smithsonian scientists and explore coastal ecosystems in Central America, along the coast of Belize. Here thousands of small islands, called cays (pronounced keys) lie in the lagoon between the mainland…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 20 program(s) / 78 minutes
    • Usage/copying rights: Download and retain
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  • Baseball

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    Ken Burns' epic series BASEBALL introduces several major themes that reflect the experiences and aspirations of the American people -- our evolving identity, our economic transformation, and the challenge…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 8 program(s) / 103 minutes
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  • Benjamin Franklin

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    The dramatic biography of an American genius whose life spanned most of the 18th century, this three-part series follows Benjamin Franklin from his humble beginnings growing up in Boston, through his…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 3 program(s) / 66 minutes
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  • Berga: Soldiers of Another War.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    The final work in the distinguished career of four-time Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Charles Guggenheim reveals the untold story of 350 imprisoned American GIs captured at the Battle of…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 1 minutes
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    • Website: http://www.uen.org/emedia
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  • Between The Wars

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    A vivid and exciting documentary that captures the drama and excitement of the years between the world wars. The era of Lucky Lindy, bootlegging, Babe Ruth, Klan meetings and the meteoric rise of Adolf…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 16 program(s) / 19 minutes
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    • Website: http://www.uen.org/emedia
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  • Beyond Our Borders

    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • 13+

    American students retain geography and history information better when they experience living images of world cultures. These 33 programs about some of the world's major countries help students understand…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 58 program(s) / 27 minutes
    • Usage/copying rights: Expires 2/28/2022
    • Website: http://www.ndmquestar.…
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  • Brigham Young: Part 1.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    He was the right man, at the right place, at the right time. He was a great colonizer, who settled one of the largest regions in the United States. He was a spiritual leader of a struggling religious…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 85 minutes
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  • Brigham Young: Part 2.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    He was the right man, at the right place, at the right time. He was a great colonizer, who settled one of the largest regions in the United States. He was a spiritual leader of a struggling religious…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 57 minutes
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    • Website: http://www.uen.org/emedia
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  • Broadway: The American Musical

    • 9-12

    "Broadway" tells two stories: the 100-year history of musical theater, and the story of its relationship to 20th-century American life, from the immigrant experience at the turn of the century to the…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 6 program(s) / 57 minutes
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    • Website: http://www.uen.org/emedia
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      • EMEDIA