Re: [Videolib] Documentary films on poverty in America?

Brigid Duffy (bduffy@sfsu.edu)
Wed, 22 Feb 2006 17:21:02 -0800

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Or at DeepDiscountDVD.com for $14.95. Still looks great.

Brigid Duffy
San Francisco State University

On Wednesday, February 22, 2006, at 02:09 PM, Larry Hlavsa wrote:

> I know it=92s old, but it=92s certainly a classic: Harvest of Shame =
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> with Edward R. Murrow.
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> documentaries of all time. Richly photographed and arrestingly =20
> poignant, this long-acclaimed 1960 expos=E9 on the plight of migrant =20=

> farm workers resonated deeply for a nation unfamiliar with such =20
> brutally honest depictions of living conditions that, as Murrow =20
> remarks, "wrong the dignity of man." Murrow's indispensable classic =20=

> led to permanent changes in the laws protecting workers' rights.
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> Available on DVD through Amazon.
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> Larry
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> Larry Hlavsa, Director
> St. Helena Public Library / Napa Valley Wine Library
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> 1492 Library Lane
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> St. Helena, CA 94574
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> PH: 707-967-2805
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> FX: 707-963-5264
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> EMAIL: larry@shpl.org
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> From:videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu =20
> [mailto:videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu] On Behalf OfGary > =
Handman
> Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 12:26 PM
> To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
> Subject: Re: [Videolib] Documentary films on poverty in America?
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> Some recent stuff that comes to mind
>
> Take it from me
> http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2001/takeitfromme/thefilm.html
>
> On the Edge: America's Working Poor (an installment of Nightline)
> http://www.abcnewsstore.com/store/=20
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index.cfm?fuseaction=3Dcustomer.product&product_code=3DN040415%2001&catego=
r=20
> y_code=3DTOP100
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> The Homeless Home Movie
> http://www.homelesshomemovie.org/viewers_say.htm
>
> Justiceville
> http://ucmedia1.ucxonline.berkeley.edu/sales/socialsci05/=20
> socimain1.html#movie8
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> A patron has asked me to recommend documentary films on poverty in =20
> America.
> Does anyone have suggestions for better titles or resources?
>
> Thanks.
>
>
> Michael May
> Carnegie-Stout Public Library
> Dubuque, Iowa
> _______________________________________________
> Videolib mailing list
> Videolib@library.berkeley.edu
> http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/videolib
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> Gary Handman
> Director
> Media Resources Center
> Moffitt Library
> UC Berkeley
> ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
> http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC
>
> *****
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> "In societies where modern conditions of production prevail,
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> spectacles."
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Brigid Duffy

San Francisco State University

On Wednesday, February 22, 2006, at 02:09 PM, Larry Hlavsa wrote:

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<bold><smaller>From:</smaller></bold><smaller>videolib-bounces@library.ber=
keley.edu
[mailto:videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu] <bold>On Behalf
Of</bold>Gary Handman

<bold>Sent:</bold> Wednesday, February 22, 2006 12:26 PM

<bold>To:</bold> videolib@library.berkeley.edu

<bold>Subject:</bold> Re: [Videolib] Documentary films on poverty in
America?</smaller>

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<fontfamily><param>Times New Roman</param>Some recent stuff that comes
to mind

Take it from me

=
<underline><color><param>0000,0000,FFFF</param>http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2=
001/takeitfromme/thefilm.html

</color></underline>On the Edge: America's Working Poor (an
installment of Nightline)

=
<underline><color><param>0000,0000,FFFF</param>http://www.abcnewsstore.com=
/store/index.cfm?fuseaction=3Dcustomer.product&product_code=3DN040415%2001=
&category_code=3DTOP100

</color></underline>The Homeless Home Movie

=
<underline><color><param>0000,0000,FFFF</param>http://www.homelesshomemovi=
e.org/viewers_say.htm

</color></underline><bold>Justiceville

=
</bold><underline><color><param>0000,0000,FFFF</param>http://ucmedia1.ucxo=
nline.berkeley.edu/sales/socialsci05/socimain1.html#movie8

</color></underline>A patron has asked me to recommend documentary
films on poverty in America.

Does anyone have suggestions for better titles or resources?

Thanks.

Michael May

Carnegie-Stout Public Library

Dubuque, Iowa

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Videolib mailing list

Videolib@library.berkeley.edu

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<fontfamily><param>Times New Roman</param>Gary Handman

Director

Media Resources Center

Moffitt Library

UC Berkeley

ghandman@library.berkeley.edu

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/MRC

</color></underline>*****

"In societies where modern conditions of production prevail,

=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0 all of life presents itself as an immense =
accumulation of
spectacles."

=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0 --Guy Debord </fontfamily>

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