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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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Misses, pitches, finally hits the ball

country of origin: Cuba

Camp meeting

country of origin: United Kingdom

Hitler addresses rally

country of origin: former USSR

16/11/50: scenes in hall prior to commencement

country of origin: Poland

Shot of designer of Eiffel Tower

country of origin: Czech Republic

Men on construction site

country of origin: United States


country of origin: United States

Shopping for mum

country of origin: United States

Fighter planes

country of origin: China

Israeli Jews walking along street

country of origin: Israel

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