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1966 Congo : Victim of Independence

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©1966.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
This NBC program explores the Congo's torturous path to nationhood after 52 years of Belgian colonial rule. Independence came in 1960 only to be shattered by five years of mutiny, massacre, fragmentation, foreign intervention, and economic decline. Includes the Stanleyville Massacre, Cold War tensions, and nationalization of industry.
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
History
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
NBC News, 1966
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 879608949
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on February 08, 2014.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 7 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (51 min.)) : sound, color
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: Congo's History (1:10) --
Congo Today (2:49) --
Problem with Independence (1:00) --
Congolese Adrift (1:53) --
White Africans Disillusioned (1:46) --
Stanleyville Massacre (3:44) --
Congo's Poor Prospects (2:33) --
Self-Aggrandizing Rulers (2:07) --
Congo's Military Situation (2:19) --
Mercenaries (1:33) --
Mercenary Army's Activities (2:06) --
Fighting Communism (1:15) --
Cold War in Congo (2:57) --
Mulamba (2:11) --
Politicians Lack National Vision (1:30) --
Education and High Office (3:21) --
Europeans Keep Congo Running (1:59) --
European Copper Company's Contributions (2:15) --
Bush Country Plantations (1:27) --
Need for Whites (2:30) --
Rebuilding Project (5:11) --
Bush Workers' View on Rebuilding (2:41) --
Credits: 1966 Congo: Victim of Independence (0:46).
Other Titles: Victim of Independence
Responsibility: NBC News.

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This NBC program explores the Congo's torturous path to nationhood after 52 years of Belgian colonial rule. Independence came in 1960 only to be shattered by five years of mutiny, massacre, fragmentation, foreign intervention, and economic decline. Includes the Stanleyville Massacre, Cold War tensions, and nationalization of industry.

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