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Title Harry Hopkins : at FDR's side / produced by Educational Film Center and Verne Newton.

Published New York, NY : Filmakers Library, 1992.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM INTERNET video  The Whole World    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 online resource (88 minutes).
Series American history in video.
American history in video.
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011).
Summary During the turbulent times of the Great Depression and World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt presided over great changes in America and the world - changes that would have been impossible without the efforts of one extraordinary man - FDR s friend and advisor, Harry Hopkins. The son of a harness maker from Iowa, and, for 20 years, a social worker in New York, Hopkins was invited by Roosevelt to head the Works Progress Administration (WPA) during the Great Depression. Within four weeks, he had put four million people to work. He went on to help Roosevelt establish numerous federal programs that live on today. Despite failing health, he made his greatest impact during World War II. He was Roosevelt s personal envoy to Winston Churchill, executing the Lend-Lease program and helping the country mobilize for war. His unique relationship to Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin contributed to forging agreements at Teheran and Yalta. This award-winning film shows how one man's unshakable belief in America and in public service was so vital to his country. It is also a tale of grand adventure, of dangerous wartime missions executed at great risk.
Audience For College; Adult audiences.
Other formats Previously released as DVD.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2011. (American history in video). Available via World Wide Web.
Language notes This edition in English.
Other author Verne, Newton.
Educational Film Centre.
Subject Hopkins, Harry L. (Harry Lloyd), 1890-1946.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.