Legislation: The Government Steps in
This video is accompanied by text. "The rapid expansion of industry and the concentration of ownership by fewer and fewer people changed the way many Americans felt about the role of government in economic affairs. With the growing number of trusts in America, reformers in the late nineteenth century began to voice their concerns about the expanding gulf between the rich and the poor. Although the new class of millionaires brought economic and material progress, they also created deepening class
The Roman Empire in the First Century - Episode 3: Winds of Change
Claudius rules; Britain battles Roman legions; in Judea, Paul tells of Jesus; Rome verges on disaster under Nero's reign. Absolute power brings absolute ruin. Law under Nero was brutal. (55:06)
No Sense Of Decency: A Documentary
Documentary on Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and the effect of television on his fall from power
The Civil War (1861-1865)
Video discusses when the Civil War happened, who the key people were, and what brought the war to an end. Video is in power point form and music is the background.
How To Make Butterscotch Brownies
Two girls show kids how to make butterscotch brownies. This is a great recipe that does not require a mixer. The ingredients are two cups of brown sugar, 1 stick butter, 2 teaspoons baking power, salt, vanilla, eggs, flour.
Palestine 1930-1948 - 2 of 14
This second part of the documentary shows footage and there are statistics about the quantity of Jews that arrived in Palestine in the 1930s. There is reference to the job market and to economics. Industry grew and Palestine was industrialised. There are images of prosperous Palestine in the 1930s. Arabs also immigrating at that time and there was hostility. Arabs were not as prosperous as the Jewish community. The Jewish majority immigration would bring more problems but they did not have such
Hitler's Supernatural Rise to Power? -National Geographic
The video explains that Hitler's life changed after consulting an astrologer who suggested the use of a mandrake, an element used by occultists to attract power. There is reference to newspaper sources of the time where there are images of Hitler with the mandrake.
Virtual Maths Shapes, Space and Measure, Levelling Survey - Rugby pitch
Interactive simulation using a level to take measurements to calculate the volume of earth to be excavated to create a flat rugby pitch.
Video: “China: Regional or World Power?”
Admiral Joseph Wilson Prueher moderates the second annual Security Symposium sponsored by Vanderbilt University’s Naval ROTC. Panelists are: Peter Lorge, who teaches military history; Brett Benson, a political scientist; and James Holmes, a professor at the U.S. Naval War College. They discuss “China: Regional or World Power?” Contact: email@example.com
Power and Norms: What can the Nobel Peace Prize Accomplish? The Inside Story
Professor Geir Lundestad gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on war and armed conflict.
Food Webs in River Networks with Mary Power
Mary Power, Professor of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley addressed biodiversity, ecology and global change with the Harvard University community and beyond.
Hoover Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant Tour Part 2
This is a series of video clips taken when visiting the Hoover Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant back on December 28, 2008. Hoover Dam is located at Lake Mead at the Arizona and Nevada State line and just East of Las Vegas on US Highway 93. The highway goes over the dam, but a by pass bridge is being built across the Colorado River just down stream from the dam due to be completed in September of 2009.
Adelaida Sourdis: Independence in the Colombian Caribbean at ANU
Adelaida Sourdis gives this lecture at The Australian National University entitled 'Independence in the Colombian Caribbean: A History of Magic Realism' at The Australian National University. This talk discusses and describes what happened in the Colombian Caribbean within and in relation to its geographical, political and social context, and the destruction of Cartagena, considered the centre or power in the region. Two historical moments are studied, the independence process and the price pai
In the Land of Jim Crow: Using the Vote-Sharing Power
African American civil rights workers and elected officials recall the indignities and brutality of racial discrimination and their personal experiences in winning the right to share political power. Interwoven are images that enhance the drama of these heartbreaking and courageous narratives.
Grolink Midterm elections: healthcare Authors@Google: Matthew Moseley Digital Art@Google: James Tunick and Jack Toolin Michele Norris: 2010 National Book Festival
Grolink is a Swedish based company providing training and consultancy services in organic agriculture worldwide. Its website presents a number of reports, studies, and presentations on organic production, marketing, management and development. Many of these hav
Landmark changes in U.S. healthcare pushed through by Democrats are already in place, but a rise in Republican power could threaten some of the provisions.
Matthew Moseley joined the Authors@Google team in Mountain View on July 9, 2010 to talk about his book Dear Dr. Thompson: Felony Murder, Hunter S. Thompson and the last Gonzo campaign. About Dear Dr. Thompson: Sometimes the only thing it takes to change a life is a letter. While serving a life sentence at Colorado Women's Correctional Facility in Canon City, twenty-five-year-old Lisl Auman wrote an off-chance letter to legendary Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson to complain that his books
James Tunick is an artist focused on the intersection of creativity and technology in public spaces, an entrepreneur, and software developer. He lives and works in New York City. Tunick founded StudioIMC (www.StudioIMC.com), an Outernet technology company that represents an international team of programmers and digital artists. His work has been featured at Ars Electronica Center and the USF Contemporary Art Museum, and he has curated StudioIMC art shows at the Paley Center for Media and Chels
Journalist Michele Norris speaks at the 2010 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Michele Norris is an award-winning journalist with more than two decades of experience. In 2002 she began hosting NPR's newsmagazine "All Things Considered," public radio's longest-running national program, with Robert Siegel and Melissa Block. Before coming to NPR, Norris was a correspondent for ABC News. She reported extensively on education, inner city issues, the nation's drug problem and poverty. She ha
Midterm elections: healthcare
Authors@Google: Matthew Moseley
Digital Art@Google: James Tunick and Jack Toolin
Michele Norris: 2010 National Book Festival