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Paris 1919 : Inside the Peace Talks That Changed the World / National Film Board of Canada.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorNational Film Board of Canada.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], ©2008.
Description1 streaming video file (94 min.) : sound, color, digital file + instructional materials (online)
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Portion of title Inside the Peace Talks That Changed the World
Contents Credits: Paris 1919: Inside the Peace Talks That Changed the World (0:34) -- November 1918: Final Shots of the Great War Fired (2:24) -- Woodrow Wilson Inspires the World (2:03) -- Europe's Mixed Reaction to the end of WWI (2:47) -- League of Nations (2:42) -- Great War: Countries Seek Compensation (3:57) -- "The State of Mankind Hangs by a Thread" (2:24) -- Europe Divided (3:09) -- "Germany Must Pay" (3:31) -- "Peace Must Not Be Made With Emotion" (2:09) -- Germany's Consequences (2:56) -- Nothing is Sacred in Paris of 1919 (2:13) -- Egos Endanger Paris Peace Talks (4:43) -- George Clemenceau Shot (2:30) -- Paris Peace Talks: Supreme Council Meets in Private (3:44) -- German Delegation Goes to France (2:46) -- German Atrocities (2:52) -- German Delegates Arrive in Paris (4:01) -- German Delegates' Basement Headquarters (2:02) -- Stand-off Between Big Four Countries (2:25) -- Different Kinds of Peace (2:41) -- The Draft Treaty (3:48) -- Germany's Reaction to the Peace Treaty (2:23) -- Germany Betrayed (2:45) -- Dissension in the "Big Four" (2:11) -- War: Real Possibility (2:53) -- A Just Peace is Elusive (2:08) -- Momentous Days in History of Peace Talks (2:51) -- Paris Peace Treaty Must Stand (2:33) -- Germany Cannot Be Trusted (2:49) -- Treaty of Versailles (2:40) -- Germany Signs the Treaty (2:02) -- Miliarty Conquest Offers No Lasting Safety (1:46) -- Credits: Paris 1919: Inside the Peace Talks That Changed the World (4:15)
Abstract Many of the geopolitical hot button issues of recent decades trace their roots directly back to decisions made during the 1919 Paris peace talks. Inspired by historian Margaret MacMillan's acclaimed book Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World, this program dramatically blends historical reenactments with archival footage and photos to shed light on a long moment in history when the victorious combatants of the Great War - fueled by a combination of hope, opportunism, and anger - created the League of Nations, redrew the map of the modern world, and revenged themselves upon Germany via the Treaty of Versailles. A definitive documentary.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 24, 2010.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 & up.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
LanguagePortions in other languages with English subtitles.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: National Film Board of Canada., 2008.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number43335 Films Media Group

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