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  • War Goes Prime Time #1

    War Goes Prime Time #1

    A compilation of various news broadcasts from the night of January 16, 1991, the night the U.S. launched “Operation Desert Storm” against Iraq. Footage includes President George H.W. Bush’s address to the nation. Also, each network has several correspondents reporting from various U.S. and Middle Eastern Locations, including Baghdad. Most of this footage, although repetitive, is quite compelling. There are, however, some moments of complete absurdity when the reporters have nothing new to report. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0417

    Image Union, episode 0417

    Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection. “Cause I’ve Already Been To Hell” by Marianne Hjertstrand and Birgitta Karlstrom. This film focuses on the difficulty Vietnam veterans have had dealing with the psychological impact of their tour of duty. The tape is structured mainly around footage of a roomful of veterans discussing their experiences with each other, cutting to other interviews with veterans at times, or having them narrate the stories behind gruesome war photographs. It was filmed in New York in May 1981. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0814

    Image Union, episode 0814

    Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection. Disarmament Survey. In the spring of 1982, 300 independent videomakers around the world produced a public opinion poll. People were interviewed on the street about their opinions on the nuclear arms race and disarmament. Responses were polarized. Continue reading

  • Bookmark, episode 203

    Bookmark, episode 203

    Host Lewis Lapham conducts a round table discussion with oral historian Studs Terkel and author Paul Fussell on the subject of World War II. Fussell had just written a book about WWII entitled Wartime. Continue reading