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Wartime In Washington

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541021_1_1
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Washington D.C.
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1985  (Actual Year)
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03:13:08 - 03:18:31
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Historical documentary about World War II, hosted by Daniel Shore, shot in 1985. Bulk of program is early 40s footage of life in Washington D.C. There are a few war propaganda songs. Issue of segregation during the war is a reoccurring theme throughout. As a whole, the piece is focused around several characters who reflect upon their experiences in D.C. at a time when the city was coming of age.

Wartime In Washington

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541021_1_2
Yes
Washington D.C.
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1941  (Estimated Year)
B/W
03:13:08 - 03:13:22
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The war has begun. Clips of a Navy ship in combat, Rock Creek Park, the National Gallery.

Wartime In Washington

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541021_1_3
Yes
Washington D.C.
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1941  (Estimated Year)
B/W
03:13:22 - 03:13:33
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River Stadium during a Redskin game and a newspaper headline that reads, "War's Outbreak Is Deep Secret To 27,102 Redskin Game Fans."

Wartime In Washington

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541021_1_4
Yes
Washington D.C.
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1985  (Actual Year)
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03:13:33 - 03:14:03
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Dorothy Mikules and Arlene Neal on Washington's initial reaction to the start of WWII.

Wartime In Washington

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541021_1_5
Yes
Washington D.C.
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1941  (Estimated Year)
B/W
03:14:03 - 03:14:09
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Japanese ambassadors.

Wartime In Washington

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541021_1_6
Yes
Washington D.C.
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1985  (Actual Year)
B/W
03:14:09 - 03:14:57
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Arlene Neal on Washington's initial reaction to the start of WWII. Grace Holtzman describes Roosevelt's appearance before Congress when he asked for a declaration of war.

Wartime In Washington

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541021_1_7
Yes
Washington D.C.
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1945  (Estimated Year)
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03:14:57 - 03:16:31
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Clip of Roosevelt, stating, "The American people, in their righteous might, will win through to absolute victory" Propaganda song "We Did It Before and We Will Do It Again" plays while various crowd scenes from around Washington clip through. Shore describe the new, fast paced energy of wartime Washington. Short clips show city streets, crowded hallways, a sign that reads "War Workers Need - Rooms, Apartments, Homes - Register Your Vacancies Now," lines and a upscale bar / lounge. People signing up for defense jobs.

Wartime In Washington

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541021_1_8
Yes
Washington D.C.
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1985  (Estimated Year)
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03:16:31 - 03:16:40
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Dorothy Mikules

Wartime In Washington

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541021_1_9
Yes
Washington D.C.
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1940  (Estimated Year)
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03:16:40 - 03:17:01
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Wartime In Washington

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541021_1_10
Yes
Washington D.C.
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1985  (Estimated Year)
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03:17:01 - 03:18:28
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Dorothy Mikules describes her role as a "government girl" working on Air Force One. Grace Holtzmen tells how she entered the Office of Strategic Services; later the CIA. Aline Neal tells how African Americans viewed the war. She said, "Almost every black, that wasn't a domestic, saw the government as a new opportunity"

Wartime In Washington

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541021_1_11
Yes
Washington D.C.
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1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
03:18:28 - 03:18:31
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Original Film:
HD:
11566
31-2975
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DO NOT USE Still photo