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History of the 20th century : [videorecording] : racism /

by Wells, Richard; Frost, David; Simor, Rebecca; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Granite Productions; Reuters Television.
Type: materialTypeLabelVisual MaterialSeries: History of the 20th century .Publisher: Princeton, NJ Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1996Description: 1 videocassette (48 min.) sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.Subject(s): Racism -- History -- 20th century | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Civil rights movements -- South Africa | History, Modern -- 20th century | Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Rwanda -- History -- 20th century | Bosnia and Hercegovina -- History -- 20th centurySubject: This century has witnessed a remarkable period in race relations: on one hand, great strides have been made in bringing equal rights to people around the globe; conversely, we have also seen the most barbaric crimes ever committed against humanity. This program examines the civil rights movement in the U.S., and looks at South Africa's history, where racism was a way of life until apartheid was repealed and Nelson Mandela took office. The program covers the appalling crimes against humanity committed under racist justifications: Hitler's ambitions to create a Master Race and the annihilation of six million Jews, and the more recent crimes of ethnic cleansing in Bosnia and the Hutu massacre of Tutsis in Rwanda. The program also features interviews with people who have been victims of racism and those who have devoted their lives to combating its evils.
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This century has witnessed a remarkable period in race relations: on one hand, great strides have been made in bringing equal rights to people around the globe; conversely, we have also seen the most barbaric crimes ever committed against humanity. This program examines the civil rights movement in the U.S., and looks at South Africa's history, where racism was a way of life until apartheid was repealed and Nelson Mandela took office. The program covers the appalling crimes against humanity committed under racist justifications: Hitler's ambitions to create a Master Race and the annihilation of six million Jews, and the more recent crimes of ethnic cleansing in Bosnia and the Hutu massacre of Tutsis in Rwanda. The program also features interviews with people who have been victims of racism and those who have devoted their lives to combating its evils.

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