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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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A son talks about his father’s efforts to lay the groundwork for a new UMKC SOL building. If at first you don’t succeed — try, try again.
Topic: Changes in the Practice of Law
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his father’s time as Dean of the School of Law, President Truman’s brief time at the school, and his family history.
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his father’s struggle with the FBI over personnel records of law school employees.
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about McCarthy era investigations into the backgrounds of law students and how he was originally labeled unfit to take the Missouri Bar.
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Dean Heitz’s son talks about his father, the 3rd Dean of the UMKC Law School, and his commitment to recruiting more women into the law school.
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about how he inadvertently became the eighth circuit vice president of the American Law Student Association.
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about breaking away from Kansas City and his time with the American Bar Association.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about when he met two Supreme Court Justices, Thurgood Marshall and Arthur Goldberg, and what it was like to drive them to the airport.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about enlisting in the Marines, boot camp, making the cut.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Nov 27, 2018 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his search for work after his military service and his lucky break at the University of Puget Sound, thanks to his experience at the law library at UMKC.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Nov 27, 2018 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his work at Camp Pendleton, his one prosecution case, and and his move to the Naval Justice School for teaching experience.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Nov 27, 2018 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about getting fired and the good that can come out of it; like father like son.
Topics: Advice to Students, After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Nov 27, 2018 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about teaching and shaking hands with infamous serial killer Ted Bundy before he was caught.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Nov 27, 2018 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his experience in the Marines in the 1970's and how the military treated the issue of LGBTQ rights.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Nov 27, 2018 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his experiences growing up in segregated Kansas City and his later work with the NAACP and civil rights.
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Nov 27, 2018 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his relationship with his father and his childhood illnesses.
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Nov 27, 2018 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about the issues of money, social justice, and Westlaw legal resources.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Nov 27, 2018 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about how he got involved in LGBTQ and transgender rights after his time in the military.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Nov 27, 2018 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his father's path to the School of Law at UMKC.
Topic: Changes in the Practice of Law
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Nov 27, 2018 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about what courses were like during his father's time as Dean, thinking back on a few notable faculty hires.
Topic: Changes in the Practice of Law
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Nov 27, 2018 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his coursework at the School of Law.
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Nov 27, 2018 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his father's work and how he convinced him to take on law school.
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Nov 27, 2018 UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his father's education and their moves around the Midwest.
Topic: Before law School