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Skin Deep

30 minutes

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An immigrant's tattoo parlor in a posh business area ignites the anger of its neighbors as the city tries to placate the people. Compromise works well for some and less well for others. After the drama, a short documentary reviews the appeal of America for the world's immigrants and their desire for a better life. Old footage and quotes illustrate the drive and gratitude of those who came and enriched America.

Media Details

Runtime: 30 minutes

Digital collage. Superimposed heads of James Madison and Thomas Jefferson on the bodies of 2 men with arms around each other. Text overlay reads, "B, F, Fs 4 eva." Caption. His best friend was Thomas Jefferson.
60-Second Presidents
Episode 2
1 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital collage with James Monroe wrapped in an American flag and a number 1 foam hand that reads, "U, S, A." Black and white image of crowd waving American flags in background. Caption. His presidency was called the Era of Good Feelings.
60-Second Presidents
Episode 4
1 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital collage. John Adams' head superimposed on Christmas elf's body standing in front of Massachusetts State House. Speech bubble reads, "Go Sawks!" Caption. Female as narrator. John Adams was a grumpy, frumpy principled lawyer from Boston.
60-Second Presidents
Episode 5
1 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Painting of Thomas Jefferson with an exaggerated head. He stands in a room filled with men, some surrounding a table with books and papers. Speech bubble reads, "Take that King George!" Caption. Tom took the lead on the Declaration of Independence.
60-Second Presidents
Episode 6
1 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Dark frame shows a shadowy figure standing indoors. Text at the bottom of the frame reads, "Reenactment."
54 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white portrait of Thomas Jefferson. Caption. Among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
13 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of weathered Constitution on parchment with handwritten script that reads, "We the people," in large script at top.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 1
29 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white photo of Abraham Lincoln wearing a top hat and flanked by men in uniform. Large tent and trees in background.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 2
26 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Mottled black and white photo of 3 Native Americans with white tipis in background.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 3
28 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white illustration of early 20th century woman with her arm raised to the side. She faces a man in a top hat as he leans toward her with his hand up. Another man reclines and opens his mouth as if shouting in background.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 4
27 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12