Rhythms of New York
This is a tour of the street life of New York City. See what New Yorkers see on a daily basis while living in "the city"-New York.
Marco Polo Documentary
This video includes a time line of Marco Polo's life. The video is a narration wih still images. (Amateur video)
Bali: Masterpiece of the Gods
Explore the culture of Bali where religion, art, music and dance are woven into daily life.
Anglo-Saxons: How They Lived
Anglo-Saxons came to Britain from other countries on the European
continent. How did they live in their new land? To uncover what life in
the Dark Ages might have been like, watch this video clip.
An Introduction to the Life of Charles Darwin
This video takes a brief look at some aspects of the personal and professional life of Charles Darwin. Darwin proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection. Run time 04:39.
A visit to Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum
Sue Pierce from Ashley Primary School in South Shields has brought her Year 6 pupils to the fort as part of their KS2 study of the Romans in Britain. This is the third year running Sue has brought pupils to Arbeia, each year she has been able to adapt her visits to enhance the learning outcomes of the trip.
The highlight of the day is a visit to 'Timequest' a recreated archaeological dig which allows pupils to dig up real Roman artefacts, bringing the subject to life. Later in the day the
Bessie Coleman-A Short Biography
Slideshow with narration and music about Bessie Coleman's life as a black female American pilot.
A Short Biography of Frederick Douglass
This is a digital story about the life of Frederick Douglass. Provides descriptive and interesting facts about Frederick Douglass. (Amateur video)
J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life, the fourth part
One of the most popular authors of this era. This well-done documentary chronicles a year in this author's life. (9:22)
Music History Lesson1 by Jeffrey Langford(Manhattan Faculty)This professor from Julliard talks about Beethoven's compositional style. Beethoven always worked through a series of sketches to compose his music and used this music to make sense of the turmoil that was his life.
J.S. Bach: Glory to God Alone
Glory to God Alone: The Life of J.S. Bach is an award winning introduction to the great composer. Awarded the DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Award for best in class, the video features scenes from Eisenach, Ohrdruf, Weimar, Kothen, Muhlhausen and of course, Leipzig and showcases insights from noted J. S. Bach scholars Christoph Wolff, Robin Leaver and guitar virtuoso Christopher Parkening.
Scientology Video: The Emotional Tone Scale
The Emotional Tone Scale is drawn from the greater body of Scientology materials on the mind and spirit. It is a tool that can be used in everyday life to ease the strains of social interaction. For anyone who would like to find out what Scientologists believe and practice, the best source of information are L. Ron Hubbard's books Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health and Scientology: A New Slant on Life. A full description of the religion, its many Churches and related social bettermen
Scientology Video: The Eight Dynamics
This video describes our beliefs regarding the primary motivating force in life and how this, in turn, explains one's relationship to family, mankind and God. What goal does every living thing have in common? Survival. For anyone who would like to find out what Scientologists believe and practice, the best source of information are L. Ron Hubbard's books Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health and Scientology: A New Slant on Life. A full description of the religion, its many Churches and
Scientology Video: An Introduction to Scientology Auditing
The following video serves as an introduction to the central practice of Scientology -- auditing. Discovered, developed and codified by L. Ron Hubbard, the procedures of auditing represent a vast body of technology. In Scientology churches around the world, Scientologists learn the skills of auditing and use them to achieve spiritual enlightenment and freedom. For anyone who would like to find out what Scientologists believe and practice, the best source of information are L. Ron Hubbard's books
Scientology Video: Love and Hate -- What is Greatness?
Conflict or tolerance, cooperation or opposition, love or hate -- such are the questions of both daily living and international affairs. While every person of goodwill would like others to treat them as they themselves would like to be treated, such is often not the case. When subjected to hatred, what then is the answer to one's own happiness? In answer to that question, this is what the Scientology religion believes. This is an audio presentation from the book Scientology: A New Slant on Life
Biography of Richard Nixon
Digital story of Richard Nixon. Captions and pictures of Richard Nixon's life and history of his presidency. (Amateur video with slides and text but no narration)
Biography of James Madison
Video about the life description of the 4th President,James Madison. Reviews his life and presidency along with pictures.(Amateur video)
Roundtable I: Historical Perspectives on U.S.-China Cultural Relations
The Second U.S-China Cultural Forum Roundtable I: Historical Perspectives on U.S.-China Cultural Relations Moderator: Pauline Yu, President, American Council of Learned Societies YU Dan, Deputy Director, Art and Communication School, Beijing Normal University Annping Chin, Senior Lecturer, Department of History, Yale University Wu Weishan, President of China Sculpture School of the Chinese National Academy of Arts Jonathan Spence, Sterling Professor of History Emeritus, Yale University
Edgar Degas was born into the family of bankers of aristocratic extraction. His mother died in 1847, so the boy's father, Auguste de Gas, and grandfather, Hilaire de Gas, were the most influential figures in his early life. In this slideshow of his works there is no spoken commentary, just classical music.
CAUTION: This video slideshow features artistic nudity.
Mark Twain Biography - 1835-1910 Part 1 of 5
Biography of Mark Twain, Samuel Clemens, in short video clips. Includes clips and or reenactments of him talking about his writing jobs. He beccame a riverboat pilot. On his bed, he describes Mississippi steamboat life. Part 1 of 5 (1:25)