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Alternatives to Reality TV at the Library

Do you want a taste of real reality?  Check out the genre that preceded reality TV, and which continues to afford us glimpses into the truest inner-workings of the human psyche – the documentary. If you have studied the psychology … Continue reading

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The Public Health Film Goes to War

The National Library of Medicine presents a collection of digitally mastered World War II-era public health films.  Film topics include malaria and yellow fever control, sanitation and hygiene and the use of DDT.  Some, starring “Private Snafu” deal with venereal … Continue reading

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Kennedy, Kalin film at Southern Labor Archives

On Thursday, October 28, author and human rights activist Stetson Kennedy visited Georgia State University Library’s Southern Labor Archives with documentary filmmaker Andrea Kalin. Kennedy donated his papers to the Southern Labor Archives in 1979. The papers include material on … Continue reading

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Media Education Foundation documentaries

The library has a large collection of documentaries from the Media Education Foundation that are great for class screenings or student research. Some of our new and/or interesting titles from MEF include: Killing us softly 4: Advertising’s image of women … Continue reading

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