This 58 minute video is a recording of Alan Lomax as he travels through the Southern Appalachians investigating the songs, dances, and religious rituals of the descendents of the Scotch-Irish frontiers people who have made the mountains their home for centuries. Preachers, fiddlers, moonshiners, cloggers and square dancers recount the good times and the hard times of rural life. Performances by Tommy Jarrell; Janette Carter; Ray and Stanley Hicks; Frank Proffitt, Jr.; Sheila Kay Adams; and Ray F
Andrew J. Bacevich
Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life. "Because of this preoccupation with the presidency," says Bacevich, "the president has become what we have instead of genuine politics, instead of genuine
"Poetry Readings" by Charles Bukowski (poetry reading)
Possibly the best place to find information regarding live readings by contemporary poets is www.ablemuse.com. This site is run by and for poets, so you get the dope straight from the horse's mouth, so to speak. Sturgeon's Law applies, of course. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sturgeon's_Law (Clicking this link didn't work this morning, but it did if I copied it into my browser http://tinyurl.com/c2vhtx - use this one instead) Modern poets are not all as cringe-worthy as Bukowski makes them o
Lower Intermediate S3 #25 - What’s your Spanish Game Plan?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You’re not a fan of many sports, even when your favorite Spanish teams are playing. So when your friends invite themselves over to your place because of your large-screen television, you tell them they’re welcome to hang out, but you have to ask in Spanish what they want to watch. Your [...]
South Korea remembers Korean War
Jun 25 - South Koreans commemorate the 61st anniversary of the 1950-53 Korean War that divided the Korean peninsula and left 3 million dead. Sunita Rappai reports.
French Fries and fat cakes for U.S. First Lady in Botswana
June 25 - U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama buys French fries and fat cakes at a restaurant in a Botswana village. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
The basics of team building
Op het einde van deze les kun je uit een inleidende tekst over team building de essentie halen.
After this chapter you will be able to follow the train of thought behind the lyrics of a song.
Ethical Issues in the Public Mind
Dr Pete Moore : Course
The Rationality of Science
Prof. Roger Trigg : Course
Evolution and Fine-Tuning in Biology - Part 1
Prof. Simon Conway Morris : Course
Science and Religion: Belief or Commitment?
Prof. Peter Lipton (deceased) : Seminar
Berlin, Seventh of November – History in Nonhistorical Fiction: a discussion and reading [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Douglas Cowie | In this series, an historian, a novelist and a literary critic explore the ways in which memory, literature and history shape contemporary Europe. Douglas Cowie is a novelist and lecturer in the English department at Royal Holloway, University of London. This event is part of the Jean Monnet 'Europe Beyond Governance' Lecture Series.
The Environment and Poverty
Dr Paula Clifford : Course
Myths and Truths in Science and Religion: A Historical Perspective
Prof. Ronald Numbers : Lecture
This children's video teaches kids the alphabet using objects that
begin with each letter then goes over the whole alphabet quickly showing just the letter. Lesson page:
ART 101-02, Drawing, Fall 2006
The class will provide the student with a working knowledge of traditional drawing materials and approaches. Additionally the instructor will use a variety of open-ended projects to expand the students’ drawing ability (vocabulary) and their ability to solve problems. Hopefully, through the class the student can understand better the role drawing can play in their life.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
U.S. house on the prairie where corporate secrecy thrives
June 28 - A Reuters investigation found that a two-story house in Wyoming is home to more than 2,000 corporations, some of which have played a key role in several questionable international financial schemes.
SIA pay dispute heads for arbitration
June 28 - Singapore Air and its pilots take pay dispute to arbitration court, but agreement with regional carrier SilkAir's pilots reached. Arnold Gay reports.
The day ahead: June 28, 2011
June 27 - The International Monetary Fund's executive board is likely to select French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde as managing director, says Reuters Correspondent Lesley Wroughton.