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1. Cesar Chavez by Schlessinger Media. Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2005. . 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide. , Cesar Chavez overcame huge obstacles, including extreme poverty and the prejudice that he experienced as a Hispanic American and a migrant farmer, to achieve his goal of helping to organize the first successful union for America's farm workers. As a union activist, he promoted the use of nonviolent strikes, boycotts and protests to help farm workers obtain better pay and working conditions, and forever changed the relationship between farm owners and workers. In this fascinating portrait, kids will examine the life of this dedicated labor leader, whose determination to help others gave thousands a voice and the power to change things for the better in this country. Availability: No items available:

2. Abraham Lincoln by Schlessinger Media. Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2005. . 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide. , Beginning in 1861, the Civil War divided the country, pitting "brother against brother" in a conflict that threatened to permanently divide the union. If not for the dedication and firm resolve of Abraham Lincoln to maintain the Union during this difficult time, the United States might have ceased to exist. In Abraham Lincoln, kids will examine the life of this country boy from Kentucky, who rose to become President of the United States and guided his country through one of its darkest hours while speaking out against slavery at a time when many were too afraid to take a stand. Availability: No items available:

3. Revolutionary War heroes by Schlessinger Media. Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2005. . 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide. , The Revolutionary War created many heroes, including the men who would go down in history as the Founding Fathers of a new country. Yet, there were many other men, women and children whose names you might not know, but whose acts of courage helped win the war against the British. Revolutionary War Heroes focuses on the daring acts of patriotism from people such as Nathan Hale, Sybil Ludington and Molly Pitcher, and the brave military feats of Colonel Francis Marion, Captain John Paul Jones and the Black Rhode Island Regiment. Kids will see how these ordinary citizens accomplished extraordinary things, rising to the challenge when they were needed to ensure independence for the fledgling nation. Availability: No items available:

4. Civil rights   Publication: Wynnewood, PA Schlessinger Media 2001 . 1 videocassette(23 min.) sd., col. 1/2 in , English dialogue Execuitve producer : Andrew Schlessinger, Tracy Mitchell VHS Date: 2001 Availability: No items available:

5. The cold war   Publication: Wynnewood, PA Schlessinger Media 2002 . 1 videocassette(23 min.) sd., col. 1/2 in , English dialogue Execuitve producer : Andrew Schlessinger, Tracy Mitchell VHS Date: 2002 Availability: No items available:

6. The middle east   Publication: Wynnewood, PA Schlessinger Media 2001 . 1 videocassette(23 min.) sd., col. 1/2 in , English dialogue Execuitve producer : Andrew Schlessinger, Tracy Mitchell VHS Date: 2001 Availability: No items available:

7. The Vietnam war   Publication: Wynnewood, PA Schlessinger Media 2001 . 1 videocassette(23 min.) sd., col. 1/2 in , English dialogue Execuitve producer : Andrew Schlessinger, Tracy Mitchell VHS Date: 2001 Availability: No items available: