Eisenhower in War and Peace
In this video clip, the United States Information Service presents newsreel footage of General Dwight D. Eisenhower on the run up to D-Day. Dwight Eisenhower was a decorated World War II general who successfully conquered the Germans on the beaches of Normandy. Eisenhower became the 34th president of the United States. (8:57)
Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
In early American times, only members of Congress and the Senate could nominate a Presidential candidate. Things soon changed and Americans were able to gain the right to choose their party nominees. In this video clip, host David Eisenbach explains the history of the long election process a candidate must go through to become President of the United States. (4:15)
Breakingviews: BTG Pactual pulls off hot market debut
April 26 -- Billionaire André Esteves' BTG Pactual raises $1.96 bln in Brazil's largest IPO since 2009. Rob Cox and Breakingviews columnists ask how much growth it offers investors.
Steve Jobs: Speaking from the Wilderness
Editor’s Note: Nearly 16 years ago to the day, I interviewed Steve Jobs at an investment conference in San Francisco, California. He was “out of favour,” in-between his bifurcated tenure at the helm of Apple, revolutionising movie-making as chairman and CEO of Pixar. In retrospect, we see that Jobs brought his Apple technology approach to the movies and took movie marketing with him back to Apple…
172: What is our networked readiness?
When the INSEAD/WEF Global Information Technology Report was created 11 years ago, the countries with the most fixed-line telephones were the best-connected in the world. Today, it’s a much different story.
Discrete Random Variables: Summary of the Discrete Probability Functions
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides a review of the binomial, geometric, hypergeometric, and Poisson probability distribution functions and their properties.
TWC9: Windows 8 Release Preview, SkyDrive, PhoneGap Build and more This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
Admiral Kimmel Testifies - Pearl Harbor Hearing
Rear-Admiral Husband E. Kimmel testified before the Pearl Harbor
Investigating Committee regarding his actions as Commander of Naval forces at the time of the Japanese attack. This is a short clip of his testimony, included as the first item in a 14 January 1946. Some language should be reviewed. A great video to show after the study of this event is done by students.
Patrick Wilson (A'95) - 2012 Commencement Keynote Speaker
Carnegie Mellon University alumnus Patrick Wilson (A'95) will deliver CMU's keynote address for its 115th Commencement at 11 a.m., Sunday, May 20 in Gesling Stadium. Wilson, a critically acclaimed, award-winning actor, was most recently seen in Paramount Pictures' Young Adult and also starring in the CBS drama, A Gifted Man.
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Restoring Civics Education and Renewing Our Democracy - PSA
The Village Square at St. Petersburg College proudly presents: Restoring Civics Education and Renewing Our Democracy Tuesday, May 22 6-8 p.m. Seminole Campus Conference Center Seminole Community Library A dinner event to launch The Village Square at St. Petersburg College Keynote address by former Gov. Bob Graham Question and answer session Book signing for former Gov. Graham's books Keys to the Kingdom and America: The Owner's Manual $30 for The Village Square members $40 for guests Seatin
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Pervious concrete for stormwater management
Liv Haselbach, associate professor with Washington State University's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, researches concrete surfaces that can absorb water, rather than allowing water to run off and cause pollution, flooding, or other problems. Haselbach says, "WSU has been installing various sections of pervious concrete and porous asphalt on the Pullman campus to see how they might help with stormwater management on campus and prevent icing conditions in the winter. Researcher
ND Relay for Life - Fighting Irish Fighting Cancer
The University of Notre Dame community gears up for the ND Relay for Life on April 16-17, 2010 in the Notre Dame Stadium.
'The Very Lonely Firefly' by Eric Carle Story Book Read Along
In this Story Book Read Along, students will hear "The Very Lonely Firefly" written by Eric Carle. Students will enjoy seeing the illustrations and listening to the sound effects. This is a great resource for the elementary classroom. (4:11)
"Youth in Low-Income Communities in Rio de Janeiro: Education and Job Prospects" (video)
A talk by Malcolm Bush, President of the Woodstock Institute. From the International Child Welfare Conference, co-sponsored by The Center for International Studies' Norman Wait Harris Fund, School of Social Service Administration, SSA International Social W
BW5 - Lead Me To The West
Truman Survives Assassination Plot
Secret Service agents battled two gunmen during a failed attempt to assassinate President Truman in 1950. In this video clip, learn more about the assassination plot and what happened to the two assassins. (3:35)
Counting to 5
In this computer animation video, students will be introduced to one on correspondence to the number 5. This is a counting to 5 activity using 5 frame boxes. Students will count the happy faces as the number is shown on screen. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (0:38)