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- JFK: A Presidency Revealed, (2003) History Channel: 2 discs, approximately 5 hours. The most recent documentary on the Kennedy years.
- JFK Remembered: A Special Look at John F. Kennedy’s 1,000 Days as President, (1988) Hosted by Peter Jennings, ABC News, Vestron Video, 54 minutes.
- Jack: The Last Kennedy Film, (1993), CBS/Fox Video, 90 minutes. Unusual documentary narrated by friends and associates of JFK’s.
- The Making of the President: 1960. A classic documentary based on Theodore H. White’s book. Not available but check with JFK Library. Great footage on the 1960 campaign, especially the first Kennedy-Nixon debate.
- Primary: The Robert Drew Collection, (2003), Docu Rama Video/New Video Group, Inc. 53 minutes. Classic documentary footage on the Wisconsin Primary. No narration, but extremely useful for examining the old primary system.
- Crisis: The Robert Drew Collection, (2003) New Video Group, Inc. 53 minutes. Excellent footage of the 1963 struggle to desegregate the University of Alabama.
- The PBS President’s Collection: The Kennedys – The American Experience, DVD. Excellent study of the Kennedy family including JFK’s presidency and careers of Robert and Edward Kennedy.
- JFK’s American University Speech: “Toward a Strategy of Peace,” May 1963. Video available from the JFK Library.
- Vietnam: A Television History: American Mandarin, 1954-1963. Excellent coverage of Vietnam crisis under Eisenhower and JFK.
Films about Revolution:
- Mary Silliman’s War
- Martha Ballard
- Johnny Tremain
- Last of the Mohicans
- The Crossing
Books about Revolution:
- “The Shoemaker and the Tea Party”, Alfred Young
- “The Way of Duty”, Richard Buell
- “Wealth” by Andrew Carnegie – www.furman.edu/~benson/docs/carnegie.htm
- Emma Golman (1869-1940), major figure in history of American radicalism & feminism - http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Goldman/
- The Dramas of Haymarket, from the Chicago Historical Society - http://www.chicagohistory.org/dramas/overview/over.htm
- World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 from Illinois Institute of Technology - http://columbus.iit.edu/
- World’s Columbian Exposition, documents assembled by Jim Zwick - http://www.boondocksnet.com/expos/columbian.html
- 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia - http://libwww.library.phila.gov/CenCol/index.htm
- Anti-Imperialism in the US, 1898-1935, by Jim Zwick – An impressive collection of essays, pamphlets, speeches, cartoons, and literature. - http://www.boondocksnet.com/ai/index.html
- Child Labor in America, 1908-1912, photographs and captions by Lewis W. Hine - http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/childlabor/index.html
- 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire - http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/trianglefire/
- “Votes for Women” – photographs, cartoons, and other images relating to the campaign for woman suffrage - http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/vfwhtml/vfwhome.html
- National American Woman Suffrage Collection, 1848-1920 - http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/naw/nawshome.html
- “Up from Slavery”, by Booker T. Washington - http://xroads.virginia.edu/~hyper/WASHINGTON/toc.html
- “The Souls of Black Folk”, by W.E.B. DuBois - http://www.bartleby.com/114/index.html
- The Emergence of Advertising in America:1850-1920, from the Hartmann Center for Sales, Advertising, and Marketing History, Duke University - http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/eaa/
- The Ad* Access Project: 20th Century advertisements, organized in categories, from Duke University’s Hartmann Center. - http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/adaccess/
- Links to women’s history primary materials - http://www.mith2.umd.edu/WomensStudies/ReadingRoom/History/
Books on the Progressive Era:
- “The Search for Order”, Robert Wiebe
- “Education and the Cult of Efficiency”, Callahan
- “Protecting Soldiers and Mothers”, Theda Skocpol
- “Creating a Female Dominion in American Reform”, Robin Muncy
- “Pitied but not Entitled”, Linda Gordon
- “Atlantic Crossings”, Daniel Rodgers
- “How the Other Half Lives” (1890), Jacob A. Riis