The Hobbit - 1974 Radio Adaptation - Part 18
This video is a 1974 Radio Adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit'.
Narrated and acted by British actor Nicol Williamson. This is the
abridged version.

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The Hobbit - 1974 Radio Adaptation - Part 19
This video is a 1974 Radio Adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit'.
Narrated and acted by British actor Nicol Williamson. This is the
abridged version.

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The Hobbit - 1974 Radio Adaptation - Part 20
This video is a 1974 Radio Adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit'.
Narrated and acted by British actor Nicol Williamson. This is the
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The Hobbit - 1974 Radio Adaptation - Part 21
This video is a 1974 Radio Adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit'.
Narrated and acted by British actor Nicol Williamson. This is the
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The Hobbit - 1974 Radio Adaptation - Part 22
This video is a 1974 Radio Adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit'.
Narrated and acted by British actor Nicol Williamson. This is the
abridged version.

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The Hobbit - 1974 Radio Adaptation - Part 23
*Final installment*1974 Radio Adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit'. Narrated and acted by British actor Nicol Williamson.  This is the abridged version.
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Palestine 1930-1948 3 of 14
In 1936 the Arabs acted against the Jewish groups. they demanded self government. In Jerusalem the Jews were evacuated bu the British. There is footage and parts of some speeches from that time are heard. There is reference to the restrictions imposed on Jews and to partition. There is a map explaining the partition of Palestine and an explanation of the reactions to this partition.
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Palestine 1930-1948 - 4 of 14
New settlement were established in 1938. Jews were trained by the British to protect their settlements. British troops would be sent to reinforce. There is reference to more rebellions and to their effects. There is reference to disarmament of the Palestinian population. The are image of Hitler and  an account of the way in which British policies in Palestine would be affected by events in Western Europe.
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Palestine 1930-1948 - 5 of 14
A small minority of Arabs opposed the policies imposed by the British and they reacted against the British. More Jewish settlements were built. There is footage of the moments settlements were created. There is reference to immigration of Jews to other places such as Australia and how this increased hostility in Palestine. Immigrants to Palestine were only admitted in restricted quotas controlled by the British. There are images of the precautions taken in Palestine as WWII started. America
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Palestine 1930-1948 - 7 of 14
This video starts with a 1945 speech by David Ben-Gurion where he urges for Jewish immigration to Palestine. There is footage of the end of the war and the Jews that survived. The fight for independence would begin. There is reference to displacement camps organised by the American and British. Jews demanded to go to Palestine but Britain rejects this possibility. Nations had not opened the doors to these displaced Jews. There is reference to the political reasons why this happened.
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Population Growth- Baby Boom
After World War II had drawn to a close, the United States experienced unprecedented population growth that to this day has shaped the social and political landscape of the country, and changed how and where many Americans live. Known as the "baby boom," this population expansion took place between the years 1946 and 1964, with the peak occurring in 1957. The elevated birthrate, unparalleled in American history, added more than 50 million babies by the end of the 1950s. (Video is narrated with s
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The Rosetta Stone (1 of 5) - The Discovery
'The Rosetta Stone is an Ancient Egyptian artifact which was instrumental in advancing modern understanding of hieroglyphic writing' (Rosetta Stone, Wikipedia, 2009). (09:15) This History Channel documentary talks about the discovery of the stone and is suitable for middle school and high school students. This segment starts at the British Museum with images of the Rosetta Stone. (This is from the Ancient Mystery series.)
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The Rosetta Stone (4 of 5) - "I've Got It!"
This is Part 4 of the series. (09:15) 'The Rosetta Stone is an Ancient Egyptian artifact which was instrumental in advancing modern understanding of hieroglyphic writing' (Rosetta Stone, Wikipedia, 2009). In this episode, find out what a British genius and a small-town boy have in common. This History Channel documentary is suitable for middle school and high school students. (This is from the Ancient Mystery series.)
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Pulsus Paradoxus: Explanation #2
The pulsus paradoxus maneuver has two physiologic explanations. The second relates to the effect of negative pleural pressure on the myocardium during inspiration.
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1963 Timesharing: A Solution to Computer Bottlenecks
[Recorded: May 9, 1963] This vintage film features MIT Science Reporter John Fitch at the MIT Computation Center in an extended interview with MIT professor of computer science Fernando J. Corbato. The film was co-produced by WGBH (Boston) and MIT. The prime focus of the film is timesharing, one of the most important developments in computing, and one which has come in and out of favor several times over the last several decades as the dichotomy between remote and centrally-managed computing r
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British Directors at the 54th BFI London Film Festival - Part 2
In the lead up to the 54th BFI London Film Festival, we speak to another group of British filmmakers whose work has been included in the festival programme. Clio Barnard, director of The Arbor, explains how she decided to explore the life of Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar through a combination of archive footage, a performance of Dunbar's play of the same name, and interviews from the writer's family. Jamie Thraves, who wrote and directed Treacle Jr, talks about his third feature, which inclu
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Boom Britain - Documenting the Nation's Life on Film
A landmark project that will transform our understanding of British documentary cinema post-1945 encompassing a season at BFI Southbank, a 4-disc DVD boxset, a new book, a Mediatheque collection and a touring programme of extraordinary films. Find out more at http://www.bfi.org.uk/boombritain.html
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Ken Loach Keynote Speech
The 54th BFI London Film Festival's keynote speech, held in conjunction with Skillset, was given by one of Britain's finest and most revered directors, Ken Loach. Loach spoke eloquently and passionately to the Festival audience about the industry he loves and has invested so much in, and presented a call to action for those who share that love to help protect it from forces of destruction and decay. Loach never shies from sharing the force of his opinions, and provides a rousing and inspiring su
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The 54th BFI London Film Festival Vodcast Day 7
Day 7 of the 54th BFI London Film Festival included the UK premiere of Robinson In Ruins, the highly anticipated film from British director Patrick Keiller. Ryan Fleck also presented It's Kind Of A Funny Story, starring Zack Galifianakis, and Indian actor and director Aamir Bashir was on hand to introduce his debut feature Autumn, the story of a young man struggling to come to terms with the loss of his brother Kashmir. The evening culminated in the Mayfair Hotel Gala presentation of West Is Wes
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The 54th BFI London Film Festival Vodcast Day 8
On day 8 of the festival we looked at a range of British films and filmmakers. At BFI Southbank, the Breaking with Convention event featured key British talent discussing their use of form. Documentary filmmaker Kim Longinotto also presented her latest work Pink Saris, which focuses on a group of Indian female vigilantes as well as the women that turn to them in desperation. The Archive Gala featured The Great White Silence by Herbert Ponting, comprised of haunting footage from Captain Scott's l
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