"It Was Vital Not to Lose Vietnam by Force to Communism": Leslie Gelb Analyzes the Roots of U.S. Inv
During World War II, the U.S. collaborated with the resistance group the Vietminh and their leader, Ho Chi Minh, in their fight against Japan. In the postwar period, however, the U.S. feared Communist expansion into Southeast Asia. In 1954, as France withdrew its forces in defeat, the Geneva Accords ...
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Pollen Bots Activity
This activity visits the Japanese Weather Site that uses pollen monitoring robots as part of a remote sensing system in Japan. The robots collect current pollen counts in Japan.
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Pearl Harbor Remembered

Pearl Harbor Remembered - On December 7th in 1941 the Japanese raided Pearl Harbor.  This was one of the great defining moments in history.  Video starts with the Pearl Harbor Memorial in Hawaii.  Video is a series of pictures showing Pearl Harbor, before the attack, during the attack, and after the attack.   In the background is the speech President Franklin Roosevelt gave to Congress to declare wa
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To the Shores of Iwo Jima (ca.1945) 1 of 2
Incredible color footage of the Battle of Iwo Jima An Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary, this 20 minute Technicolor production unfolds with graphic energy the nearly month long battle for Iwo Jima, a volcanic island lying 700 miles southeast of Japan, in which 20000 Japanese and nearly 7000 American fighting men were killed, a struggle eternalized by Joe Rosenthal's photograph of five Marines and a Navy corpsman raising a giant U.S. flag atop 550 foot high Mt. Suribachi, cinematically c
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Incredible color footage of the Battle of Iwo Jima An Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary, this 20 minute Technicolor production unfolds with graphic energy the nearly month long battle for Iwo Jima, a volcanic island lying 700 miles southeast of Japan, in which 20000 Japanese and nearly 7000 American fighting men were killed, a struggle eternalized by Joe Rosenthal's photograph of five Marines and a Navy corpsman raising a giant U.S. flag atop 550 foot high Mt. Suribachi, cinematically c
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Revolution in China
China, because of its large population and abundant natural resources, has played a significant role in international affairs since the eighteenth century. However, during its long war with Japan during World War II, China was severely weakened. The Chinese suffered over two million casualties, in addition to significant damage to private property and the nation's infrastructure. The Chinese morale and standard of living were greatly diminished, and China was ripe for a revolution. Mao Tse Tung
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Geography of Japan
This is a slide show (no narration) about the geography of Japan. Yhe slide show includes the different landforms and water forms that can be found in the area. The viewer may have to open the images to 'full screen' as many of the slides have detailed maps.
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Geisha Fan Fance
Geisha from Japan performing at the Japanese street festival in Washington, DC. (0:25)
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Amphibious Robot Snake

The ACM-R5 robot snake can glide through water elegantly. It was developed by the Hirose-Fukushima Robotics Lab in Japan.

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Amplitude Quantization
Don Johnson
Analog-to-digital conversion.
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Wow! Amazing Images of Storm Clouds
This two-minute video offers spectacular images of storm clouds. There are no moving images-still photos only. There is also no narration. All of the photos are courtesy of Mike Hollingshead.


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The New Jersey Governor & State Supreme Court Panel (Part 2)
Please find Part 3 of this event at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eWIHHm_pP0 This event is a part of the Eagleton Institute for Politics's Program on the Governor. For more information please visit their website: http://governors.rutgers.edu/
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Creepy Japanese Crawling Robot
A performance artist from Japan has built a weird crawling robot that looks like an elderly businessman.(1:36)
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Empires: The Way of the Samurai - Episode 1 of 3
Tokugawa Ieyasu unifies Japan and establishes a dynasty that will rule Japan for over 250 years.
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Mount Fuji Views
Mount Fuji in Japan from different angles. The still images are accompanied by music. (02:10)
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