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politics2.jpgThis category covers footage of trade unions, communism, protest, revolution and terrorism.
People’s Holiday, late 40’s, is just one of many May Day documentaries in Contemporary’s footage library. 1916 archive footage of the Easter Uprising in Ireland showing the ruins of Dublin after the battle. Free Voice politics.jpgof Labour covers the history of America’s famous Yiddish Anarchist paper. Exclusive footage of Fidel Castro, Aaron Copeland and Dimitri Shostakovich attending the Cultural and Scientific World Conference in the late 1940’s. Rare footage of the Peekskill incident when anti-communist whites organized and attacked a Communist Party outing, smashing buses and injuring those in them whilst the police stood by. Our section on unions contains portrayals of women activists from the US and Britain as well as archive material going back to the 30s. From Latin America comes footage of the grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo searching for their lost children and grandchildren.
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Communism

Protest

Terrorism

 

Anti-HUAC demonstration on the University of California campus

country of origin: United States

Men doing washing

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Plane sprays crops

country of origin: Angola

Lenin and Trotsky footage

country of origin: United States

New houses being built in Israel

country of origin: Israel

Marching down motorway

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Palestininan street scenes

country of origin: Israel

Market in Angola

country of origin: Angola

Footage of David Lloyd George

country of origin: Czech Republic

Countryside- fields, familiy, wedding, agriculture

country of origin: United States

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