Karen Armstrong
With economic, political, and social strife across the globe, prominent religious scholar Karen Armstrong discusses our human commonalities and her work on an international charter for compassion. The renowned author of The Battle for God and The Bible: A Biography, Armstrong is a 2008 recipient of the coveted TED Prize. In a distinguished career encompassing time as a Roman Catholic nun, an academic, and a television broadcaster, Armstrong has become one of the world's foremost commentators o
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An Alfred Hitchcock documentary on the Nazi Holocaust
Commissioned by the British Government, this documentary was shot by Director Alfred Hitchcock and depicts the trauma and suffering of World War 2 in Europe. (52:00)
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Parties, Campaigns and Representation: The Political Impact of Blogs and Social Media
Are social media tools likely to prove effective in engaging any voters except those who are already interested in politics? Is their apparent 'democratisation' of traditional party structures to be believed? The outcome of political careers and even campaigns is increasingly dependent on the successful mastery of new communication tools including social media. Many MPs and members of Congress are embracing the use of social networking tools to keep in touch with their constituents, whilst Face
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Archives of Maryland online
This website, the Archives of Maryland Online, 'provides access [as of October 2009] to over 471,000 historical documents that form the constitutional, legal, legislative, judicial, and administrative basis of Maryland's government'. The simple to use website is split into several subcategories (including, but not limited to, slavery commission, session laws, fiscal records, judicial records, constitutional records, and so on) aims to provide researchers, scholars and interested amateurs with t
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The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Sleep
In this video, Huckle and Lowly learn how our bodies need sleep. We need 6-10 hours a night. Babies need more sleep because they have a lot of growing to do. Go to bed on time so you don't run out of steam during the day. Busy bodies need sleep. This is a great teaching resource for learning about our bodies in the early childhood classroom and/or for the special education classroom (1:06).
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Done with actors, this video shows the attraction and importance of the Gold Rush. The treatment of minorities is also described in the rush for greed. The importance to California statehood also is shown.
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Italian singing sensation Andrea Bocelli and Italian rock singer Zucchero Fornaciari sing "Miserere," which Zucchero co-wrote with U2's Bono.
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Scenes from a war with no end in sight
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Amateur video purports to show wounded children in a field hospital and victims' bodies wrapped in blankets in the Syrian city of Aleppo following a bomb attack. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topi
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The manners of the parlor codify the feminine culture. Kristen Spivey keeps up appearances in The Polite Academy.
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Lord Patten, Chancellor of the University of Oxford, discusses his political perceptions of epidemiology in the UK, and in developing and emerging countries.
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Genocide Conference Panel 3: “Confronting Darfur"
genocide posterThis panel addressed the conflict in the Darfur region of The Sudan and the allegations of genocide; the adequacy of the international response to the crises and proffer solutions to end the conflict. Vincent O. Nmehielle, Principal Defender of the Special Court for Sierra Leone and Associate Professor of Law, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)
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Why Human Rights Matter
 On the eve of International Human Rights Day, the Secretary General of Amnesty International, Irene Khan, delivered the inaugural Paragon Human Rights lecture. She spoke about the erosion of human rights in the name of counter-terrorism measures in the UK and across the globe.

Irene Khan argued that the UK's counter-terrorism policies are undermining the absolute prohibition of torture and ill treatment. She maintained that this approach is based on a false assumption that ef
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Part 5: Purpose of sentence connectors.This video is the 5th in a 6-part series examining the use of sentence connectors. Part 4 shows a UNSW Foundation Studies class in action creating a paragraph using sentence connectors.
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Investment in the field yields profits in the marketplace for diligent tobacco farmers. Rural tradesman Wayne Randolph describes the hungry crop's allure.
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