Will Vinton Interview (1985)

Will Vinton (1947-2018)  was the developer of a type of stop motion animation known as claymation. His interest in animation came from architecture, but only later did he gain an interest in film. The process involves using clay to create the illusion of movement. This required that the character being animated would have to be […]

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Stan Lee Interview (1976)

This is a 1976 interview of Stan Lee ( 1922-2018) the comics publisher and artist who was responsible for the creation of popular Marvel superheroes  Spiderman, The Incredible Hulk, Fantastic Four, and many other comics characters that are a major part of American popular culture.  Lee in this interview discusses what elements made Marvel a […]

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Turkey A Nation In Transition

This documentary from the International Film Foundation provides a general history of Turkey and the Middle East. The major shift was in 1923 with the rise of Kemal Attaturk who was the founder of modern Turkey. The geography can either be arid or have lust soil. It has been for 3,000 years the heart of […]

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Ayn Rand Interview (1959)

This is an interview of Ayn Rand by Mike Wallace. She was the developer of Objectivism during the 20th century, which many ideas of the American conservative movement have adopted . Far-right Libertarians also adopted her ideas, but in reality Rand did not agree with their ideological positions. Ayn Rand explains her philosophy in this […]

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The New Zimbabwe (1983)

This documentary was produced in 1983 discussing the newly independent state of Zimbabwe. The country had defeated colonialism and white minority rule. The Ian Smith regime was removed and elections were held. During this period Robert Mugabe served as Prime Minister beginning in 1980. ZANU and ZAPU had to work on building a nation damaged […]

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