The New World
[NOTE: Some of this information is outdated, but it is nonetheless useful to see how the information was presented 40 years ago.] Europeans begin to travel to North America, "The New World," to claim its vast riches and establish colonies. Over time, Great Britain's influence on the eastern side of the continent grows to 13 colonies which would become the United States. Video production is old but information is good. Run time 29:00.
The Greatest American Inventions
The Greatest American Inventions are shown here with slides and text with background music. A little more than half of the slides show the authentic inventions while others are more modern images of the inventions. Fair quality video.
U.S. Railroad History Map 1830 - 1990s
U.S. Railroad History Map 1830 - 1990s. Slides, narration, and changing maps show the growth of railroads.
The Civil War and Its Effects
A student made video that is 2:14 long and touches on some of the causes of the war and its effects. This is best used as an idea for teachers to use to have their students create similar projects.
Lully Chaconne d´ Arlequin & Gigue from Baltic Baroque / Maltizov
Live concert 17.5.7.Warsaw Royal Castle Ensemble BALTIC BAROQUE Musical Direction Grigori Maltizov (3:06)
Of Mice and Men - In Context (Part 1 of 2)
The first half of the BBC's on the social/historical context of the novel, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck.
Katharine Hepburn Live Radio Performance of Little Women Part 4
Katharine Hepburn, and others perform Little Women for Theatre Guild. It was a live Radio broadcast from December 23rd 1945.
J.K. Rowling reads from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 of 2
J.K. Rowling continues reading to an enthusiastic crowd of fans from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at the Natural History Museum in London. Part 2 of 2 (9:41)
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History of Jerusalem - Crescent And The Cross - Muslim and Christian
The book, The Graveyard Book is reviewed. She tells her views on what she thinks about the book and the characters in the books.
The world's most beautiful sea voyage, with Hurtigruten, along the coastline of Norway from Bergen in west to Kirkenes in north!
The film shows a parade down Fifth Avenue, New York. In the foreground many children, both black and white, can be seen following alongside the parade. The participants in the parade include cowboys, Indians, and soldiers in the uniform of the United States Cavalry on horseback and riding horse-drawn coaches. Buffalo Bill can be seen on horseback, lifting his hat to the crowd [Frame: 1397].
Photographed April 1, 1901. Location: Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y.
Steinbeck's classic Of Mice and Men is reviewed. The audio in this video is out of sync but it is still usable and provides a good summary of the novel.
You can check a person's vital signs — pulse, respiration and blood pressure — manually or by attaching sensors to the body. But a student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program is working on a system that could measure these health indicators just by putting a person in front of a low-cost camera such as a laptop computer's built-in webcam.
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This 3:24 long video is about findings of historians that questions whether some of the Founding Fathers had a belief in religion that was not the same as what some people today believe. Items such as woman's suffrage, slavery, and even Watergate and the Civil War are mentioned. This is an excellent video that shows how religion is treated in the Constitution and the separation of church and state.
Travel with Bennett-Watt to Meridian, Mississippi and discover the Sandy Ridge Bluegrass jam sessions that occur in the piney woods of Southeast Mississippi. Run time 04:50.
Speaker(s): Daniel Finkelstein | To mark the completion of the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, the first brand new building on campus for more than 40 years, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the LSE Students’ Union have organised a series of ‘in conversation’ events with some of the School's distinguished alumni. These events will take place in the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and will be open to LSE students, alumni and staff. This event will see Daniel Finkels
What does it mean to be a Person? Matters of Life and Death
History of Jerusalem - Pt. 3 of 4
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman reviewed by Emily
Sea Voyage to Norway
Buffalo Bill's wild west parade
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Review
MIT Media Lab Medical Mirror
Founding Fathers, Authors of US Constitution Misunderstood
Sandy Ridge Bluegrass Sessions in Meridian, Mississippi
In Conversation with Daniel Finkelstein [Audio]