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Available on:
Online Video
Year Released:
 1983

Seeing Red is a 1983 American documentary film directed by Jim Klein and Julia Reichert. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

2.
Available on:
Online Video
Year Released:
 1964

Leftist filmmaker Emile de Antonio compiled this documentary out of 187 hours' worth of kinescopes recorded during the 1954 Senate Army-McCarthy Hearings.

3.

by Peter Arnett
Available on:
Online Video
Year Released:
 1980

Written by Pulitzer Prize winning CNN correspondent Peter Arnett, Vietnam: The Ten-Thousand Day War is a comprehensive, balanced look at the Vietnam war, tracing the entire course of the conflict, from the closing days of World War II to the fall of Saigon in 1975.

4.
Available on:
Online Video
Year Released:
 2007

This biography explores whether Americans should celebrate Jackson or apologize for him. The program reveals the world of America's 7th president, who boldly founded the Democratic Party -- yet was viewed by his enemies as an American Napoleon.

5.

by WGBH History Unit
Available on:
Podcast
Year Released:
 2002

American Experience, television's most-watched history series, brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form our nation.

6.
Available on:
Online Video
Year Released:
 2007

Forgotten Ellis Island is the first film (and companion book) to be produced about the immigrant hospital on Ellis Island. Opened in 1902, the hospital grew to twenty-two medical buildings which sprawled across two islands adjacent to Ellis Island, the largest port of entry in the United States.

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by Stephen Smith
Available on:
Audio Download | Online Audio
Year Released:
 2002

The visceral impact of history's great speechmakers is at the heart of Say It Plain....

8.

by David Macaulay
Available on:
Online Video
Year Released:
 2001

This animated program centers on a small New England community similar to Pawtucket, Rhode Island, where Samuel Slater established America's first textile mill.

9.
Available on:
Podcast

The documentary unit of APM Reports (formerly American RadioWorks) has produced more than 140 programs on topics such as health, history, education and justice.

10.

by Brian Williams
Available on:
Online Audio
Year Released:
 2006

Vietnam tested four American presidents. It took the lives of more than 58,000 Americans, and more than one million Vietnamese.

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