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Channel 4 50 Years.mp4
Shows the history of Buffalo, N.Y.'s first television station, WBEN-TV (now WIVB-TV) Channel 4, from 1948-1998. Features anchors Rich Newberg, Carol Jasen, Jacquie Walker, Don Postals, Van Miller, and Don Paul. Includes video clips and photographs…

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InOurLifetime.mp4
The triumphant grand opening of Buffalo's inner harbor, based on the theme of the Erie Canal, symbolized a new era of hope for the city. The rebirth of Buffalo's waterfront allows visitors to relive the heyday of the Erie Canal, when the Queen City…

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LossOfInnocence.mp4
At one time he was our neighbor, raised in rural Niagara County and trusted as a baby-sitter for the children next door. Timothy McVeigh would grow up to become America's most notorious terrorist, taking 168 lives when he bombed the Murrah Federal…

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LostChildhood.mp4
A group of Holocaust survivors -- some of the 89 Jewish boys spared by Dr. Joseph Mengele to serve as slave laborers in the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp -- return to Europe fifty years later. They recount their experiences in the camp, their…

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OnABeamOfHope.mp4
In September 1983, Buffalo pioneer cancer researcher Dr. Thomas Dougherty traveled to the People's Republic of China and Japan to share his discoveries and new treatment techniques. Photodynamic Therapy, now practiced throughout the world, uses laser…

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OnTheHomefront.mp4
On the homefront gives Western New York its first comprehensive report of the region's ability to handle any potential terrorist incidents. The attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001 put the country on high alert. The Erie-Niagara region…

Position: 545 (36 views)

OurTwoMostCherished.mp4
Six months after the assassination of Dr. Barnett Slepian, a Buffalo OB-GYN who performed abortions, rhetoric from both sides of the abortion debate was reaching a critical level. It was the eve of another planned pro-life mass demonstration. WIVB-TV…

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RebirthOnTheWaterfront.mp4
Shows why, after a century of missed opportunities, there is solid evidence of progress on waterfront development in Buffalo, N.Y., and the money to back it up. Features the major players working behind the scenes to map out the city's future, such…

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SurvivorsOfTheHolocaust.mp4
It took decades for Holocaust survivors to break their silence following the end of WWII. In the 1980's, a small but tight-knit survivor community in Buffalo, New York, began reaching out to the public, bearing witness to what they had personally…

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ThePromiseOf100Years.mp4
The organized struggle for civil rights in America had its early roots in Buffalo, New York in 1905. Hoping to create a great "current of protest," W.E.B. Dubois and fellow activists met at the home of Mary Talbert and voiced their demands for…

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