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This may be straying too far from history and into pedegogy for H-WAR, but I'm curious about how movies are used in the classroom. Do you just show them from beginning to end and hope that the students absorb the salient points on their own? Do you do a complete run and then discuss what they saw, expecting them to rely on memory about particular scenes? Do you stop and start the movie, explaining what they are about to see or pointing out salient aspects of the film that they just viewed? I would think that most people (myself included) are not accustomed to viewing a movie with an eye towards gleaning its historical lessons or misstatements. How do you turn an entertainment into a teaching tool? Dav Vandenbroucke Senior Economist U.S. Dept. HUD firstname.lastname@example.org "Vandenbroucke, David A" <David.A.Vandenbroucke@hud.gov> ----- For subscription help, go to: http://www.h-net.org/lists/help/ To change your subscription settings, go to http://h-net.msu.edu/cgi-bin/wa?SUBED1=h-war -----