The Episodes F- I
... A Few Good Boys (1976) - Visits the Marine Military Academy in Harlingen, Texas, a school operated under the patterns and traditions of the U.S. Marine Corps. Explores how this school is experiencing success at a time whenpermissive educational philosophies are prevalent in America's schools. Narrator: Doug Adair; 21:25 minutes.
Fragments of Time (1975) -
Presents the story of Fort Laurens, 1778-1779, in Tuscarawas County, Ohio as indicated by archealogical excavation, records of correspondence, and local history sources.
Narrator: Leif Ancker ; 24:29 minutes.
Frank Robinson, Manager (1975) -
Introduces the Cleveland Indians baseball team's new manager, Frank Robinson. Follows Robinson in his former activities as manager of the Santurce Crabbers of the Puerto Rican winter league. Includes appearances by Bowie Kuhn, Earl Weaver, and Larry Doby.
Narrator: Leif Ancker; 20:37 minutes.
Give Us the Children (1970) -
A special on the state of education in the United States. Hosted by Bill Cosby, the program explores the issues and realities facing American schools. It also showcases some experiments with the traditional education model such as Ludlow Elementary in Shaker Heights, Ohio and The Parkway School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Narrator: Bill Cosby.
The Great American Love Story (1971) - Filmed at the 21st annual Old Car Festival in Greenfield Village-Dearborn, Michigan, this program explores the basis for this country's high regard for the automobile. Provides a close-up view of classic automobiles and discusses old car restoration with owners and experts. Narrator: Virgil Dominic; 25:09 minutes.
Guadalcanal : Island of Death (1970) - Details America's first major land engagement in World War II. Uses historical film footage and the recollections of two Cleveland men who served on the island. Surveys the state of Guadalcanal twenty five years after the conclusion of hostilities. Narrator: Lief Ancker; 57:50 minutes.
It's Still Yesterday in Cleveland (1967) - A broad scale analysis of urban renewal in Cleveland as contrasted with urban renewal in six other American cities: Philadelphia, Detroit, Cincinnati, Baltimore, Pittsburgh and St. Louis. Narrator: Earl Stern 54:16 minutes.