War and peace. Leo Tolstoy Part 8
A 1956 movie version of Leo Tolstoy's literary masterpiece, War and
Peace, . This epic tale takes place during Napoleon's invasion of
Russia. part 8

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War and peace. Leo Tolstoy Part9
A 1956 movie version of Leo Tolstoy's literary masterpiece, War and
Peace, . This epic tale takes place during Napoleon's invasion of
Russia. part 9

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War and peace. Leo Tolstoy Part 10
A 1956 movie version of Leo Tolstoy's literary masterpiece, War and
Peace, . This epic tale takes place during Napoleon's invasion of
Russia. part 1

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The Allied Victory
On April 12, 1945, President Roosevelt died suddenly. Harry S. Truman, vice president for less than three months and untutored in foreign affairs, entered the White House. Truman told reporters that he felt "as if the sun, moon, and the stars" had fallen upon his shoulders, but he was determined to follow through on FDR's vision of a United Nations.Also discusses the reasons for the dropping of the A-bombs on Japan are given with differeing opions given.

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Tokyo 1964: The Games of the XVIII Olympiad
The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, from Tokyo, Japan. These were the first Games held in Asia.  Video shows pictures of the Olympic flame and gives a little information about the games.  There is no speaking in this video, the Olympic Theme plays in the background.   (1:38)
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Federal VS State Powers
This superhero-style cartoon from Ignite Learning compares the powers of the federal government to the powers of state governments. Some of the federal powers in this video include the ability to coin money, regulate foreign commerse, declare war, make peace, provide for the common defense, maintain armed services, and pass immigration laws.  Examples of the state powers include providing education, conducting elections, and provide for local governments. The video also addresses concurren
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World War II: Cause and Effect
Out of the ashes of World War I came an uneasy peace that fueled old hatreds, gave rise to dictatorships and set the wheels in motion for what many believed unthinkable: A Second World War. (Two minutes.)
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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey: "Building Global Peace: Turkish Reg
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan pushed his counterparts around the world to pursue a "new global order" based on peace and trust rather than conflict in an address Wednesday, Sept. 23, at Princeton University.
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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey: "Building Global Peace: Turkish Reg
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan pushed his counterparts around the world to pursue a "new global order" based on peace and trust rather than conflict in an address Wednesday, Sept. 23, at Princeton University.
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Simulations at the Petascale and Beyond for Fusion Energy Sciences - March 10, 2010
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Major progress in magnetic fusion research has led to ITER – a multi-billion dollar burning plasma experiment supported by seven governments (EU, Japan, US, China, Korea, Russia, and India) representing over half of the world’s population. Currently under construction in Cadarache, France, it is designed to produce 500 million Watts of heat from fusion reactions for over 400 seconds with gain exceeding 10 – thereby demonstrating the scientific and technical fea
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Simulations at the Petascale and Beyond for Fusion Energy Sciences PDF - March 10, 2010
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Major progress in magnetic fusion research has led to ITER – a multi-billion dollar burning plasma experiment supported by seven governments (EU, Japan, US, China, Korea, Russia, and India) representing over half of the world’s population. Currently under construction in Cadarache, France, it is designed to produce 500 million Watts of heat from fusion reactions for over 400 seconds with gain exceeding 10 – thereby demonstrating the scientific and technical fea
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21 - Forwards and Futures
Futures markets were started in Osaka, Japan in the 1600s to create an authoritative and meaningful market price for agricultural products, using standardized contracts. Since then, futures markets have been copied around the world to allow the hedging various future risks, financial and other. In the United States, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade have been the most popular futures trading markets. Although futures markets are changing and becoming more electronic,
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20 - Wartime Reconstruction: Imagining the Aftermath and a Second American Republic
This lecture begins with a central, if often overlooked, turning point in the Civil War--the re-election of Abraham Lincoln in 1864. Although the concerted efforts of northern Peace Democrats and a palpable war weariness among the electorate made Lincoln's victory uncertain, timely Union victories in Atlanta and Mobile in September of 1864 secured Lincoln's re-election in November. This lecture concludes Professor Blight's section on the war, following Lee and Grant to Appomattox Courthouse, and
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Kwadraatbeelden tot tien die je kan gebruiken als wandplaten of individuele steunkaarten.


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Why buttons go bad
UCL Interaction Centre: http://www.uclic.ucl.ac.uk/ A film by students at the UCL Interaction Centre (UCLIC) explains the importance of studying how humans interact with technology. UCLIC's Dr Dominic Furniss and Dr Rachel Benedyk challenged students taking the MSc in Human--Computer Interaction (HCI) with Ergonomics to make a short film to convey the concept of HCI to a young audience. The class favourite was this film created by MSc students Lucy Hughes, Alistair Wood, Jesper Garde, Tianbo Xu
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Peace or Justice in Africa: Does the ICC Help or Hinder? (with Villa-Vicencio and Moghaddam)
Charles Villa-Vicencio discusses his recent book, 'Walk with Us and Listen: Peace and Reconciliation in Africa.' Dr. Villa-Vicencio addressed the need for more complementarity between the ICC and African mechanisms for justice and peace-building.
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Question and Answer with Ahmad Diraige

April 6, 2010 - The Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) at George Mason University and the International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) Program at American University Present: The Continuing Crisis in Darfur Featuring: Ahmed Ibrah

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To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song)
To Write A Paragraph, by Obie Leff. This short song gives the basic elements to write a good paragraph. Lyrics are printed at the bottom of the screen while Obie plays piano and sings.  Some of the lyrics include: "To write a paragraph, you have to know just what a paragraph is.  Choose a topic, add transitions, reason, detail, facts, and evidence.  Write a conclusion.  And now you know what a paragraph is...."  Run time 0:57.
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21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT)
This course is an introduction to narrative film, emphasizing the unique properties of the movie house and the motion picture camera, the historical evolution of the film medium, and the intrinsic artistic qualities of individual films. The primary focus is on American cinema, but secondary attention is paid to works drawn from other great national traditions, such as France, Italy, and Japan. The syllabus includes such directors as Griffith, Keaton, Chaplin, Renoir, Ford, Hitchcock, Altman, De
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Still banning that Bomb: Thinking about nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament
Friday 31 July, 3.30-5.00pm Seminar Room 1.03, Ground Floor, Hedley Bull Centre, Garran Rd, ANU campus Ron Huisken is Senior Fellow at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University. He spent a number of years at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute and the UN Centre for Disarmament Affairs before joining government (1981-2001), predominantly the Departments of Foreign Affairs and Trade and of Defence. He returned to academia in 2001 with research intere
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