Listening In: JFK on running for President (January 5, 1960)
On January 5, 1960, the journalist James M. Cannon recorded a dinner party conversation at the home of John F. Kennedy, who had declared his candidacy for president three days earlier. Also present were his wife, Jacqueline, and their close friends Ben and Toni Bradlee. The conversation includes fascinating and candid revelations about Kennedy's medical problems, his private reasons for wanting to run, and his worry that he was too introverted to be a natural politician. This conversation is a p
SFU Public Square - Rain City Chronicles - Extra Ordinary
On September 21, 2012 The Vancouver Foundation and SFU Public Square partnered with Rain City Chronicles to host Extra Ordinary, an evening of storytelling and music at the Vancouver Playhouse. The night featured the personal reflections of local community members, women and men who have drawn on their very ordinary-ness to accomplish something extraordinary. These folks represented some of Metro Vancouver's citizens who work tirelessly, thanklessly, to better their neighbourhoods and the lives
Leeds Metropolitan Students Greeted with Treats After Exams - Merry Metmas
We thought our students might fancy a treat after a long exam so we went along with a bag full of sweets (and fruit) and a sign that said "Well Done". For more information please visit http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk Music by http://www.incompetech.com
China hoists recovery signals ahead of leadership transition
Oct. 18 - China has reported a seventh consecutive quarter of slowing economic growth, but as the once a decade leadership transition looms, signs of a recovery are starting to emerge. Tara Joseph reports.
Breakingviews: China's boom days gone but don't despair
Oct. 18 - The China boom days are gone and that fact needs to be faced, says Reuters Breakingviews columnist Wei Gu, noting the economy is still growing at an enviable pace.
U.S. Morning Call: Morgan Stanley beats revenue forecast
Oct 18 - Morgan Stanley posted a third-quarter loss per share of $0.55, but beat revenue estimates with a net $7.6 billion.
3XSQ: Travelers posts record profit; shares at all-time high
Oct 18 - Travelers Cos Inc posted a record quarterly operating profit as prices rose and losses from natural disasters fell sharply, the property insurance company said.
Europe Day Ahead: Pressure on EU leaders at summit
Oct. 18 - If there are no surprises from the EU summit, investor sentiment should take a turn for the positive says Hargreaves Lansdown's Richard Hunter.
Lesson 05 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 5 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that you're learning Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
Teaching Academy 2012: Gerry Beyer
Gerry Beyer, Governor Preston E. Smith Regents Professor of Law, installs an ethical component into his teaching style and enjoys motivating his students.
2nd MIT Presidential Election Conference - Part 3
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Religion and Health: Pitfalls and Possibilities (10/24/12)
Watch video of Keith Meador presenting “Religion and Health: Pitfalls and Possibilities” as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute lecture series. The course reviews the historical context and current research and conversations regarding religion and health in American culture. We will examine the significance and implications of our “therapeutic culture” and how the religion andkeep reading »
Lesson 08 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 8 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to count from one to ten. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
Welcome to Computing1 MOOC - Richard Buckland UNSW
Join the course at http://www.openlearning.com/courses/unsw/computing1
Landmarks of New York V, SUNY Presentation
State University of New York (SUNY) Press event to celebrate the release of Landmarks of New York V, Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel's latest installment in her series. Held on September 19, 2011 at State University of New York System Administration building, SUNY Plaza in Albany, NY. Dr. Nancy Zimpher, Chancellor of SUNY and Dr. Diamonstein-Spielvogel both gave remarks. Courtesy of SUNY Press.
Greece awaits bailout funds after passing budget cuts
Nov. 12 - We discuss the challenges for Greece with Greek MP Dora Bakoyannis as Athens awaits bailout funds after passing the 2013 budget.
05.11.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Ein Jahr vor der Bundestagswahl haben die Spitzen der Regierungskoalition zentrale Streitpunkte ausgeräumt. Nach achtstündigen Verhandlungen beschloss die Runde, die Praxisgebühr von zehn Euro pro Quartal zum Jahreswechsel abzuschaffen. Ferner machte sie den Weg für das Betreuungsgeld frei. Die FDP setzte dabei durch, dass das Geld auch auf ein Ko
U.S. Morning Call: It's now or never for Obama & Romney
Nov 6 - U.S. stock futures pointing to a slightly higher open as U.S. voters head to the polls.
Publish Your Book (or How to Meet the Challenges of the New Publishing Environment)
Office of Faculty Development & Diversity This panel on book publishing engaged faculty members from across the University in a discussion with publishing executives. It addressed some of the common questions scholars have about contracts, literary agents, and the promotional process for scholarly books. It also touched on how the environment for book publishing has changed in recent years as a result of new technologies and market forces. April 14, 2012
Vincent van Gogh: Ear Offering
Work and solitude took its toll on van Gogh, and he started to act strangely from paint and turpentine fumes. Vincent van Gogh cut off his ear and delivered it to a prostitute. In this video clip, learn more about the life of van Gogh. (2:03)