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Facing the Truth with Bill Moyers

DVD

This documentary examines the efforts of South Africans to deal with their past, specifically the years of apartheid, focusing on individuals who testified before the nation’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Farewell to Manzanar

Class set

Uprooted from their home, Seven-year-old Jeanne Wakatsuki and her family were sent to live at Manzanar internment camp with ten thousand other Japanese Americans in 1942.

Farmingville

DVD

In Farmingville, New York, tensions rise in the community after an influx of Mexican immigrants move there for work, which ultimately results in vicious hate crimes.

February One

DVD,
Streaming Video

In 1960, four men initiated lunch counter sit-ins in Greensboro, NC, which served as a blueprint for the wave of nonviolent civil rights protests that would later sweep the nation.

Fighting Back: Armed Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust

DVD

This educator toolkit provides everything you need to start teaching about Jewish armed resistance during the Holocaust from a 10-minute presentation to 10 hours of class.

Fist Stick Knife Gun

Class set

In his memoir, Geoffrey Canada recreates his childhood world in the South Bronx and examines current crime legislation.

Forgiving Dr. Mengele

DVD

Eva Mozes Kor, who survived Josef Mengele's cruel twin experiments in Auschwitz, shocks other Holocaust survivors when she decides to forgive the perpetrators as a way of self-healing.

Forgotten Ellis Island

DVD

The Ellis Island hospital was at once welcoming and foreboding: immigrants nursed to health were allowed entry to America, but those deemed feeble of body or mind were deported.

Forgotten Fire

Class set

Vahan Kenderian, a teenager, must resort to a variety of measures to survive the Armenian Genocide after his life changes drastically when his family members are taken away or murdered.

Forsaken Cries: The Story of Rwanda

DVD

In 1994, close to one million people were killed in a planned and systematic genocide in Rwanda, the largest systematic murder of a single race since the Holocaust.

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