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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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University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Robert Aronson, Professor in the University of Washington School of Law, discusses ethics, the Bar Association, character screening, the Bar Exam and the ethics section, reputation, clients' needs and wants, the "due process explosion", and fees.  Title from cassette label.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection in 1986. 
Topics: Aronson, Robert H, Legal ethics, Bar examinations, Practice of law, Actions and defenses
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Singers
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1986 Port Singers production of "Finian's Rainbow".  Port Washington, New York.
Topics: Port Singers, Finian's Rainbow
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Hunter Simpson, former President and C.E.O. of Physio-Control and member of the Board of Regents at the University of Washington, talks about recent history in managing large and successful businesses; discussing with host Al Page, the Japanese model and the impacts which it is making on American industry. 
Topics: Simpson, Hunter 1948-, Industrial management, Industrial management -- Japan
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Schreiber H.S. Performing Arts Department
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1986 Schreiber H.S. Performing Arts production of "Arsenic & Old Lace".  March 2nd, 1986. Port Washington, NY.  Directed by Jeff Roberts.  Cast:  Ann Richman, Erika Kane, Brian Hecht, Adam Richman, Ed Schuldner and Matt Epstein.
Topic: Schreiber High School Performing Arts
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Host Al Page interviews Jean Enersen, television journalist (KING 5 News) and member of the Visiting Committee in the School of Communications at the University of Washington. Ms. Enersen explains the purpose of news broadcasting, information/entertainment, committee decision-making, physical appearance, women in broadcasting, image, credibility, community, media consultants, journalism, visual imagery, documentaries and some of the qualities of a good television reporter.    Originally...
Topics: Enersen, Jean, Television journalists, Television broadcasting of news, Journalism
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Harbor Theater Company
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1986 Harbor Theater Company production of "Evita".  Directed & Choreographed by Brian Hiller.  Musical Direction by Steven Cahn.  Produced by Nick Scandalios.  Technical Producer - Ronald T. Meadows.  Port Washington, NY.
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Washington Play Troupe
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1986 Port Washington Play Troupe production of "Peter Pan".  Directed by Pamela Meadows.  Produced by Ronald T. Meadows.  Port Washington, NY.
Topic: Performing Arts
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
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This short corporate film with a female voiceover shows the manufacturing processes involved in the drug Retrovir. Barry Alcock in charge of Primary Manufacturing at Dartford describes how the drug was introduced, Dave Lemon describes how they met a tight manufacturing deadline, Doug Faulkner talks about quality assurance and Jeff Waddingham, Retrovir Supplies Coordinator, discusses how the product will effectively reach the rest of the world. 2 segments.
Topics: Zidovudine, Drug Compounding, Pharmaceutical industry, Zidovudine, Drug Compounding, Pharmaceutical...
University of Washington Libraries
by Ray Silverman
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African Encounters Series Atano: River Deities of the Akan Descriptions using both still and live action shots of the religious ceremonies of the Akan people that relate to the gods of the Tano River in Ghana.
Topics: Akan, Ghana, Religion, African Art History, University of Washington
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Harbor Theater Company
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1986 Harbor Theater Company production of "Evita".  Directed & Choreographed by Brian Hiller.  Musical Direction by Steven Cahn.  Produced by Nick Scandalios.  Technical Producer - Ronald T. Meadows.  Port Washington, NY.
Topic: Performing Arts
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
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Portrays the work of the Wellcome Trust-supported clinical research unit for the study of severe malaria, rabies and snake-bite in the Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. Shows clinical studies of intravenous quinine therapy in cases of severe malaria, the use of tissue culture in the production of rabies vaccine and the management of patients bitten by Malayan pit vipers. 2 segments.
Topics: Snake Venoms, Tropical Medicine, Rabies, Quinine -- administration & dosage, Malaria -- drug...
Washington State University Libraries
by Washington State University
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Annual yearbook of Washington State University.
Topics: Washington State University, College yearbooks, Washington (State)
Source: Is found in WSU 46, WSU Publications - Chinooks at Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) http://libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
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Growing Up In America: Breathing Together, Revolution of the Electric Family, 1986. A documentary about the spirit of the Sixties and its leaders. Interviews with Allen Ginsberg, Jerry Rubin, Abbie Hoffman, Fred Hampton, Deborah Johnson, John Sinclair, and Timothy Leary.
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Topics: The Sixties, Allen Ginsberg, Jerry Rubin, Abbie Hoffman, Fred Hampton, Deborah Johnson, John...