Political Science


New! The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee 90 min.

This feature documentary tells the fascinating story of one of America’s most influential and celebrated newspaper editors, utilizing rare home movies and photos, archival material spanning over 70 years, interview footage with family and colleagues, and voice-overs of passages from Ben Bradlee’s 1995 autobiography A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures, to chart the career and personal li...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Truth and Lies: Watergate 82 min.

A scandal surrounding the highest office in the United States shook the nation and ultimately led to the resignation of a president. This video shows exclusive interviews, photos, and footage related to the Nixon Watergate scandal.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! War on ISIS: Retaking Raqqa 18 min.

On this episode of Nightline, ABC's senior foreign correspondent Ian Pannell interviews volunteer soldiers fighting against ISIS in Raqqa and refugees desperate to escape.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Debating the Constitution: Technology and Privacy: A Debate 92 min.

Do you have a secret that no one else knows? What about Apple, Google, Facebook, Verizon, or Uber? Are you sure they don't know your secret? Digital data—emails, text messages, phone records, location markers, web searches—contain traces of almost every secret. They also contain traces of almost every crime. Tech companies may promise to protect people's data from prying eyes, but should that prom...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Trump's First Hundred Days: A Debate 105 min.

The first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency proved tumultuous and controversial, dividing Americans into supporters and critics. Four subjects in particular drew attention: President Trump's "America First" policy, and what it meant to different people; the Trump administration's impact on the stock market and economy; the team of advisers Trump assembled to guide him; and whether the media an...

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Unresolved: Face-Off with China: A Debate 100 min.

As tensions escalate between the United States and North Korea, many are looking to China to help restrain its nettlesome neighbor. But this raises the larger issue of growing Chinese power in Asia. In three "mini-debates," four of the world's most prominent foreign policy experts examine the following questions: Is President Trump "making China great again"? Is China destined for regional dominan...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The U.S. Health Care System Is Terminally Broken 95 min.

Is the U.S. health care system terminally broken? The United States spends more money on health care than any other nation in the world, but the system remains woefully inefficient. Consumers are fed up with soaring costs and poor outcomes, insurers rail against market instability, and providers lament rising barriers to quality care. And while government is forced to contend with enormous financi...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Clinica De Migrantes 41 min.

Filmmaker Maxim Pozdorovkin (HBO’s Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer) shines a well-deserved light on Puentes de Salud, a health-care clinic serving a population that all-too-easily slips through the cracks: undocumented immigrants. Clínica de Migrantes counters the often dehumanizing and highly politicized rhetoric surrounding America’s immigrant population, providing a compassionate profile of patients...

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The Words That Built America 49 min.

The Declaration of Independence, The U.S. Constitution and The Bill of Rights represent much more than the words used by America’s Founding Fathers to define a fragile, nascent country. They’re the living, breathing realization of America’s democratic ideal, the bedrock of a society that its people have built over nearly two-and-a-half centuries, and they provide a blueprint that is, was and will...

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The Special U.S.-Saudi Relationship Has Outlived Its Usefulness: A Debate 99 min.

Since 1945, when President Franklin D. Roosevelt and King Abdul Aziz met onboard the USS Quincy, the United States and Saudi Arabia have maintained a special relationship, with oil, military cooperation, and intelligence sharing at its foundation. But the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the revolution in fracking in America, concerns over human rights, and diverging interests in the Middl...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017