Educational Archives: Patriotism

Educational Archives: Patriotism

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Overview

Educational Archives: Patriotism

This program features eight hours of digitally mastered short films created around the height of the Cold War and played for school children in order to instill patriotism and warnings about perceived threats of the time.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/09/2003
UPC: 0695026703327
Original Release: 2003
Rating: NR
Source: Fantoma
Region Code: 0
Time: 8:00:00

Special Features

8 hours of digitally mastered shorts from original 16mm prints; Notes on each film by collection curator Skip Elsheimer of the A/V Geeks Educational Film Archive; Optional "Classroom Experience" Dolby Digital 5.0 soundtrack; Interactive bonus filmstrip

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Despotism [10:14]
2. Great Rights [13:14]
3. Day of Thanksgiving [12:13]
4. Patriotism [9:09]
5. Duck & Cover [9:05]
6. You Can Change the World [28:03]
7. 200 [3:16]
8. Getting Ready Emotionally [10:23]
9. In Our Hands: How We Got What We Have [21:32]
10. Freedom Comes High [12:55]
11. Mission: Sonic Boom [10:04]
12. Red Nightmare [28:42]
13. Pledge of Allegiance [7:21]

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MB_in_AK More than 1 year ago
I teach high school social studies and have found that old instructional films are fabulous tools for teaching today's kids about yesterdays fears and values. I initally purchased this DVD because I was looking for "Duck and Cover" and "Red Nightmare," but this DVD has more to offer. "The Great Rights" has been invaluable as a review of the Bill of Rights in both my US History and my Criminology classes and, because it involved blacklisted writers and voice actors, it is also useful in discussions of HUAC and McCarthyism. "Are You Ready Emotionally?" -- a film about preparing high school seniors for the Korean Conflict draft -- is not only a good discussion piece, it's 10 minutes of the (unintenionally) funniest acting ever recorded on film. My students love it and it really helps them formulate questions and opinions about the difference between then and now.