Hilton Als on Gus Van Sant’s Milk

Critic Hilton Als speaks with Michael Shae about Van Sant's film in light of Harvey Milk's experiences as a gay man in the 1950s and 1960s, and about Milk's personal and political legacy.


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CCA Industrial Design Senior Thesis Exhibition Promo
The Game Show: From Dog Toys to Tops to Zombies May 10, 2012, 6-9 p.m. Astro Studios 348 6th St., San Francisco, CA 94103 Director: Tomas Wischerath (see www.leftlane-productions.com)
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Face of Depression

This photographic e-book is a collection of Individuals' Identities through netnographic approach. People from all over the world have contributed their photographs to help others understand actual faces of depression.


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Renaissance Art Introduction, Part I
The first of of a simple three-part slideshow introducing Renaissance art, this discusses Van Eyck, Boticelli, and Da Vinci. Very basic biographical and conceptual background is given. NOTE: Boticelli's Venus, a nude, appears. Note: no sound-pictures and text only. (65 slides, 5 minutes)
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Journeys Through Sociology: Raquel Sosa
In this interview Dr. Raquel Sosa shares how she was drawn to sociology as a means of addressing social problems and inequalities. She also discusses her efforts to support and develop interdisciplinary research, particularly in the context of Latin American scholarship. Finally, she concludes with a discussion of how she approaches her work as both a sociologist and a political representative within Mexico City government. This is part of a series of interviews with the 22 members of the Execu
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Women Fight for Peace
Instructed by a dream and organized in prayer, leymah Gbowee and thousands of everyday women in liberia -- both Christians and Muslims alike -- confronted warlords and a corrupt president to successfully fight for peace and dignity in their war-torn nation. "I realized that every problem we encounter on this journey, I'm going to rise above it and lead these women because they trusted me with their lives and their future," says Gbowee. Journal guest host lynn Sherr interviews leymah Gbowee and
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Babbage: Thinking with your tentacles
The secret to the intelligence of the octopus lies in its genome and scientists explore how big data disrupts the principle of anonymity
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Capitol Crimes
With disgraced lobbyist back in the news and on the big screen in Alex Gibney's new film, CASINO JACK, we re-present Bill Moyers 2006 in-depth exploration of Abramoff and his Washington world. CAPITOL CRIMES investigates the Abramoff lobbying scandal, revealing the web of relationships, secret deals and political manipulation and opening a disturbing window on the dark side of American politics. The fall of Jack Abramoff has exposed a huge web of corruption that still remains vastly unreported b
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They Himalayas
The highest mountain range in the world is far-reaching and holds within it an exceptionally diverse ecology. Coniferous and subtropical forests, wetlands, and montane grasslands are as much a part of this world as the inhospitable, frozen mountaintops that tower above. (50:38)
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Critical Thinking Video for Children, Part 4
Part 4 of 5 of a series from CriticalThinking.org developing critical thought processes.

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Conic Sections - Circles - Yay Math
This video is an introduction to circles. The instructor explores the effect of changing parameters in the equation and graphing circles on a co-ordinate plane. He also instructs how to find the radius, center, and points on circumference. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. (06:49)
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Climate's Dusty Clues

David McGee is a paleoclimatologist whose work focuses on reconstructing past changes in extra tropical atmospheric circulation and hydrology. He has explored this area through studies of dust blown out of the world's drylands and deposited in the ocean; changes in dryland water balance as reflected in closed-basin lakes; and studies of precipitation source and amount recorded in stalagmites. These studies involve a variety of types of data, but at the center of all of them are uranium-series
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D-Day Revisited
As America honors heroes who have fought and fallen for their nation, Bill Moyers Journal presents "D-Day Revisited," a special one-hour broadcast which follows a group of World War II veterans back to Europe to speak about their wartime experiences-some of them unlocking memories they had been keeping inside for nearly 50 years. Featuring excerpts from the Bill Moyers' 1990 documentary From D-Day to the Rhine, "D-Day Revisited" includes the latest information about the veterans featured in the
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SAT Prep: Test 6, Section 9, Part 3
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems.  This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problems 11-14 on starting on page 746.
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John Q. Adams Address the Supreme Count, Part 1
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Comparando células procariotas y eucariotas
OpenStax College
Al final de esta sección serás capaz de: Dar algunos ejemplos de procariontes y eucariontes. Comparar y contrastar células procariotas y células eucariotas. […]

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Mathematical Modeling of Seismic Waves Emitted by Rock Fractures
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1.4 Titles and duties

In the UK there are a number of terms in current use to describe those who provide learning support to children. It would be misleading to suggest that these terms describe the same roles and responsibilities. Rather, they relate to important role distinctions and are significant because they reflect the wide variety of work that learning support staff do.

Since the 1980s, many teaching assistants across the UK have experienced a notable change in their day-to-day involvement in schools
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Christopher Columbus Sets Sail
This is a brief overview of what Columbus did on his first journey. The video also tells how on subsequent trips he found less of interest to the Spanish monarchs who had sponsored him. This is a short overview of why his exploits are considered important by some. It does not go into much detail about the trips, treatment of the natives, or his work in the New World. (02:10)
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