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  1. All America is as Sorry as We Are

    Date released
    25 Sep 1930
    Series name
    Pathe Super Sound Gazette
    Issue no
    NoS ID
    Story no
    3 / 6
    1 film clip

    That gallant old Sir Thomas failed to realize his life’s ambition to ‘lift’ the America’s Cup.

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  2. America in the Fifties: The Rage Within (2001 Video)

    Nancy Button
    History; Sociology
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 50 min., 2000 sale: £12.99 (inclusive)

    One of a series documenting American life and culture in the 1950s. The fabled good life delivers peace and plenty to white America, but bypasses black Americans. Depicts the struggle that black Americans...

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  3. Shakespeare and the American Dream. Part 2 (2016 Radio)

    aka: Shakespeare in Obama’s America

    Compass: Shakespeare in the World
    Maggie Ayre

    Radio broadcast, Writer Robert McCrum goes to America to assess Shakespeare’s appeal. In Washington he discovers that his plays are used to discuss ideas of power and politics. He meets Stephen Sondheim...

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  4. Ronald Reagan TV broadcast on Central America (1983)

    News report; Press conference; Special; Speech

    Andrew Manderstam reports on a television appearance by US President Ronald Reagan to explain his controversial policy towards Central America. Reagan also comments on the political situation in the Middle...

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  5. Breakfast Club live from America - nd [1990]

    In the first part of the programme, we find the Breakfast Club, a programme transmitted live from Baltimore, America. In the second part, we listen the 7:00 Oclock news in England with Bob Morrison. [Box 3]

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  6. It’s a small world (1989)

    A documentary about four tribes of native indians in Mosquitia, the largest wilderness area in Central America, which spreads from Eastern Honduras to Nicaragua. These tribes are in a desparate fight for...

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  7. Alistair Cooke's 'Letter from America' archive now online

    31 Oct 2012, 16:37
    Sergio Angelini
    Post Type

    Alistair Cooke's first Letter from America - initially called American Letter - was broadcast in March, 1946. It was to be the first of 2,869 such broadcasts, spanning 58 years, making it by far the...

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  8. Harold Cudmore on America’s Cup sabotage attempt (1985)


    Captain of the British team in the America’s Cup, Harold Cudmore, thanks their rivals, the Americans, for foiling a bid to sabotage the British entry. Female interviewer not identified.

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  9. Pope’s vist to South America (1979)

    News report

    Bruce Pavey previews Pope John Paul II’s scheduled trip to South America, and speculates on speeches, and the possibility of clashes of opinion due to military dictatorships in certain Southern American...

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  10. Peter de Savary on America’s Cup loss (1983)


    Interview with British entrepreneur and yachtsman Peter de Savary after Britain was unsuccessful in its challenge for the America’s Cup after the Australia team won the sailing contest. Male interviewer...

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