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The Big Picture : Our Sons

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; National Archives and Records Service.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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This classic episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series explores the military draft and the choices the nation's young must make once they reach the age of 18 in response to the Reserve Forces Act. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration follows a father and son as they visit the local armory in a Connecticut town before making a decision on how the boy will fulfill his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Videorecording
History
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; National Archives and Records Service.
OCLC Number: 854761559
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 13, 2011.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sd., col.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: Intro: The Big Picture: Our Sons (0:38) --
Meeting With Army Reserve Adviser (2:20) --
Benefits of Joining the Reserve After 18 1/2 (3:49) --
Reserve Training While in High School (1:34) --
Processing for Active Duty Training (3:51) --
Active Duty Orientation (2:02) --
8-Week Basic Training (2:54) --
Armored Branch Training (3:09) --
Branches of the Military (3:56) --
Military Has Positive Effect on Young Men (3:33) --
Credits: The Big Picture: Our Sons (0:27)
Other Titles: Our Sons
Responsibility: National Archives and Records Service.

Abstract:

This classic episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series explores the military draft and the choices the nation's young must make once they reach the age of 18 in response to the Reserve Forces Act. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration follows a father and son as they visit the local armory in a Connecticut town before making a decision on how the boy will fulfill his military obligations.

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