Regulators on top of MF Global
Nov. 3 - Mary Schapiro, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, says the U.S. regulator is conducting a broad review of MF Global, which filed for bankruptcy protection earlier this week. Rough cut. No reporter narration.
Perk Up at the Park with UA Life and Work Connections
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Autumn Happy Hour at the Mad Hatter
Who says you can't mix business and pleasure? Young alumni in DC caught up with old friends while making new connections at the popular autumn happy hour at the Mad Hatter in DC on Oct. 6, 2011. This event was co-sponsored by the DC Young Alumni Committee. Filmed and edited by Victor Fink, Class of 2014
Japanese woman survives Turkey quake
Nov 11 - Japanese woman travels to Ankara for medical treatment after surviving under rubble for five hours after an earthquake in Turkey. Rough cut (No reporter narration)
Using the Second Derivative Test
This video explains how to solve optimization problems by using the second derivative test. If the second derivative is always positive, the function will have a relative minimum somewhere. If it is always negative, the function will have a relative maximum somewhere. Other ways of solving optimization problems include using the closed interval method or the first derivative test. (1:06)
Chicago History Episode 3
Chicago History dives into the event that changed Chicago forever, The Great Chicago Fire in this eight minute video. The video stresses how the fire enabled Chicago to rebuild and reorganize after the event.
West Bank Scuffles
Nov. 13 - Palestinians scuffle with Israeli security over barrier construction work. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Using a real-world example, Sal Khan demonstrates how to read pictographs in this two-and-a-half-minute video.
What Is Dedication? (One Minute Video Dictionary Series)
In this short video, students will learn about the vocabulary word "dedication". Dedication is defined as 1. the act of binding yourself to a course of action and 2. a short message, as in a book or musical work, dedicating it to someone or something. Good examples are given (Michael Phelps, book inscriptions). This is a good resource to introduce a new vocabulary word into the elementary classroom. (1:05)
"Twilight" stars; Pitt in Seoul
Nov. 15 - The latest celebrity news including Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner arrive on the black carpet for "The Twilight Saga - Breaking Dawn - Part 1" premiere. John Russell, Reuters.
Pedro Almodovar praised in New York
Nov. 15 - Spanish film maker Pedro Almodovar gets honored by the Museum of Modern Art's Film Benefit. Alicia Powell reports.
History of Slavery in Jamaica
French, English and Spaniards brought African slaves to Jamaica, the Moroons resisted and do so to this day. This 7:25 long video is an interview with a resident who explains the many cultures who meet and lived in the area under the overwhelming specter of slavery. The sound is weak and the entire interview is done with one person in a vehicle.
Intro to Chemistry: 2.3 Isotopes and Average Atomic Mass (1/2)
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 2.3 Isotopes and Average Atomic Mass. ( 8:48)
U.S. Congress honors astronauts
Nov. 16 - With singer Norah Jones performing "America the Beautiful," astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Michael Collins and John Glenn received the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest level of national appreciation for distinguished achievements awarded by Congress. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Breakfast: 2011 National Book Festival
Several authors speak at the kick-off breakfast for the 2011 National Book Festival. For captions, transcript, and more information visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5318.
Derechos fundamentales y libertades públicas (Curso académico 2009/2010)
El objetivo de esta asignatura es facilitar el conocimiento y aplicación prácticos de la Teoría General de los Derechos Fundamentales a través del estudio de los derechos contenidos en la Constitución Española de 1978, sus desarrollos legislativos y las resoluciones jurisprudenciales más relevantes tanto del Tribunal Constitucional como del Tribunal Europeo de Derechos Humano.Se estudiarán las siguientes lecciones: 1)derechos a la vida, a la integridad y a la libertad personal; 2)derecho
The Whiskey Rebellion
In 1791, the U.S. government put a tax on whiskey. The goals of the tax were to pay down the debt incurred during the war as well as establishing the power of the Federal Government.The tax proved unpopular and over time led to a rebellion which ended in 1790s. Washington created and used militia to suppress the rebellion and jail offenders - most of which were pardoned.In 1803, the tax was repealed because it was too difficult to enforce. (14min)
COM365 Session 11 Fall 2010
COM365 Public Relations Session Eleven 11/19/11 Guest: Stephen Chavez