In traditional cultures the elder functions as a source of wisdom
and folk history.
Our elders, the visionaries who wrote and passed so many of the laws and public services that made American Democracy the most prosperous democracy in human history used film to teach their children what they had learned from the Great Depression and the horrors of fascism.
This ten minute film includes a brief discussion of feudalism and an analyses of why the people of one of Europe’s great democracies succumbed to fascism.
Democracy, released in 1945 was made by Encyclopedia Britannica for high school civics classes.
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