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Scenes From American History, No. 1- New World, 1953

CREATED BY U.S. Information Agency. DATES: (1982 - 10/01/1999 ) CREATOR TYPE: Most Recent USE RESTRICTIONS STATUS: Restricted - Possibly USE RESTRICTIONS SPECIFIC RESTRICTIONS: Public Law 101-246 USE RESTRICTIONS NOTE: Issued February 6, 1990, this law provides for the domestic release and distribution of USIA motion pictures, films, videotapes, and other materials 12 years after initial dissemination overseas, or, if not disseminated, 12 years from the preparation of the material. URL: NOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD. SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: DRAMATIC FOOTAGE SUPPLIED BY THE AMERICAN MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY, CONTEMPORARY PAINTINGS AND ENGRAVINGS, AND ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHY ILLUSTRATE SOME OF THE GREAT EVENTS OF U.S. HISTORY. TRACES THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA AND EARLY VOYAGES BY EUROPEAN EXPLORERS. SHOWS INDIAN CIVILIZATIONS ENCOUNTERED BY THE SPANISH, SPANISH COLONIZATION, ENGLISH FREEBOOTERS ON THE SPANISH MAIN, AND THE LIFE OF EARLY SETTLERS IN NEW ENGLAND AND THE SOUTH. OTHER NATIONALITIES ARRIVE TO MAKE HOMES IN THE NEW LAND. SPECIFIC REC. TYPE: video recordings SUBJECTS Indians of North America FOR MORE INFORMATION:
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