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Politics
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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People sitting on wall by sea

country of origin: Cuba

Two men talking

country of origin: United States

30s street scenes (Cleveland, Ohio and Hartford Conn.)

country of origin: United States

Lawyer Marshall Perlin discusses the Rosenberg trial

country of origin: United States

Driving through rain

country of origin: Cuba

Helicopter

country of origin: Angola

Prisoners

country of origin: Ireland

Two marches converge in Northampton

country of origin: United Kingdom

Policemen at MGM picket line

country of origin: United States

WWar of independence Angola man with burnt face

country of origin: Angola

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