America's Newsreel Album, ca. 1955. No.
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New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2012], c2009.
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6 & up.
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Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on April 02, 2012.
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Classroom Video On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
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This historical newsreel, hosted and narrated by Dennis James, contains three segments. The first profiles the exploits of Mildred Ella ("Babe") Didrikson Zaharias, a woman considered the greatest female athlete of her time. The second segment on the Prohibition Era contains footage of Charleston dancers, famous speakeasy operator "Texas" Guinan, singer Al Jolson, President Warren G. Harding playing a tuba, President Calvin Coolidge wearing a Native American headdress, Eugene Debs leaving prison, Al Capone, and Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti. Lastly comes a humorous feature on the "crazy cars" of the 1920s. Included with the newsreel features are two recruitment shorts for the U.S. Marine Corps. From the National Archives and Records Administration.
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6 & up.
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Mode of access: Internet.
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System requirements: Classroom Video On Demand playback platform.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

(20122009). America's Newsreel Album, ca. 1955 . Infobase.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

20122009. America's Newsreel Album, Ca. 1955. New York, N.Y.: Infobase.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

America's Newsreel Album, Ca. 1955 New York, N.Y.: Infobase, 20122009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

America's Newsreel Album, Ca. 1955 Infobase, 20122009.

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