What It Means To Be An American (1952)
Much discussion about how Americans can feel free to speak openly without fear. stresses value of cooperation and independence. Most visuals are less than Hollywood-quality, though acceptable for most uses. Depicts two families with children of different ages and follows the children from boyhood through high school. Illustrates how they meet some of their problems, making good and bad decisions. Concludes with the young people preparing for commencement exercises.
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