The Shoemaker's Holiday: Thomas Dekker
Like a Busby Berkeley depression-era musical, Dekker's comedy is a feel-good antidote to a context of shortages, political malaise and general pessimism, but real life in the shape of war, class antagonism and civic tensions, always threatens to intrude.
The Union Siege of Vicksburg
The heavily fortified city of Vicksburg is the gateway to the Mississippi River. To force surrender, Ulysses S. Grant holds the rebel forces under siege for six weeks. Grant will defeat the Confederate forces and gain control of the Mississippi River. In this clip, learn more facts about the Union siege of Vicksburg. (2:37)
Panel V - U.S. Grand Strategy Options
Panel V - U.S. Grand Strategy Options Moderator: Mr. Nate Freier, U.S. Army War College Panelists: Dr. Steven Metz, U.S. Army War College; Dr. Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, CATO Institute; Dr. Bernard Finel, National War College
Battle of Antietam
The bloodiest single day in American history ends in a Union victory that bolsters President Lincoln's ability to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. In this video clip, learn more about the intense battle of Antietam. (2:45)
1909-11-28: A Woman Inventor Who Plans - and Expects - To Fly
This image is a newspaper clipping about E. Lilian Todd and the airplane she designed and that Mrs. Sage financed.,E. Lilian Todd was an unusual woman for her day, or ours. From a modest background and largely self-educated, she became a stenographer and then worked for a firm of patent attorneys in Washington, D.C. But in her spare time, she designed and built model planes and by 1906 she had developed a model biplane and was seeking a sponsor to enable it to be built and test-flown. Olivia Sag
Windows Phone Minute: Custom Focusing Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did
Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did
Dr. Sharon B. Megdal Discusses Water Management on "Israel Up Close" Program
US Federal and Arizona State Water Conservation experts arrived in Israel for an important learning tour. Israel has a 65-year record of successfully managing extremely scarce water resources, and has become a world leader in water management.
Eisenhower in War and Peace
In this video clip, the United States Information Service presents newsreel footage of General Dwight D. Eisenhower on the run up to D-Day. Dwight Eisenhower was a decorated World War II general who successfully conquered the Germans on the beaches of Normandy. Eisenhower became the 34th president of the United States. (8:57)
Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
In early American times, only members of Congress and the Senate could nominate a Presidential candidate. Things soon changed and Americans were able to gain the right to choose their party nominees. In this video clip, host David Eisenbach explains the history of the long election process a candidate must go through to become President of the United States. (4:15)
172: What is our networked readiness?
When the INSEAD/WEF Global Information Technology Report was created 11 years ago, the countries with the most fixed-line telephones were the best-connected in the world. Today, it’s a much different story.
Discrete Random Variables: Summary of the Discrete Probability Functions
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides a review of the binomial, geometric, hypergeometric, and Poisson probability distribution functions and their properties.
TWC9: Windows 8 Release Preview, SkyDrive, PhoneGap Build and more This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
Pervious concrete for stormwater management
Liv Haselbach, associate professor with Washington State University's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, researches concrete surfaces that can absorb water, rather than allowing water to run off and cause pollution, flooding, or other problems. Haselbach says, "WSU has been installing various sections of pervious concrete and porous asphalt on the Pullman campus to see how they might help with stormwater management on campus and prevent icing conditions in the winter. Researcher
ND Relay for Life - Fighting Irish Fighting Cancer
The University of Notre Dame community gears up for the ND Relay for Life on April 16-17, 2010 in the Notre Dame Stadium.
Space Station Live: Preps for Deep Space Exploration
Space Station Live commentator Pat Ryan interviews Bill Gerstenmaier, NASA's Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operation Directorate about the work that the agency is doing to prepare for deep space exploration missions of the future. This interview aired during Space Station Live on June 5, 2014.
Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
Perestroika in America
Nobel Peace Prize recipient Mikhail Gorbachev talks April 28, 2012, in Phoenix, Arizona, during an event sponsored by Thunderbird School of Global Management, O'Connor House, Arizona State University, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and Eight, Arizona PBS. http://www.thunderbird.edu
01.05.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Bei einem Fährunglück auf dem Fluss Brahmaputra im Nordosten Indiens sind mindestens 105 Menschen ums Leben gekommen. Rund hundert Menschen werden nach Behördenangaben noch vermisst, weitere 150 konnten an Land schwimmen oder wurden gerettet. Die mit rund 350 Passagieren überfüllte Doppeldecker-Fähre war bei schwerem Sturm in zwei Teile zerbro
HIV/TB Co-Infection: Initial Management
HIV/TB Co-Infection: Initial Management, a 38-minute presentation by Dr. Chris Behrens. This module uses the case study of an Ethiopian HIV patient to explore when to initiate HIV antiretroviral therapy in HIV/TB co-infected patients, using three recent research studies and the WHO guidelines to inform that choice.