1. The American Presidency: Jimmy Carter - Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE - Gresham College Lectures

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    Jimmy Carter saw himself as the antithesis to Nixon - he wanted to be the president who would restore morality to American life. An outsider in Washington, he sought to base his policies on human…

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    • Strike while the iron is hot

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      "Tomahawk" is an American Indian term to describe a type of ax or blade used for a variety of purposes. This tool was originally made of rock with a wooden handle until Europeans brought iron technology…

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      • Visit an 1830's water powered sawmill

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        Trees offered our ancestors the resource to cut lumber from logs and build their first shelters on the frontier. My great, great grandparents owned a sawmill in Mankato MN starting in the 1860’s.…

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        • Timeline Civil War

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          This video gives a taste of Timeline Civil War for the iPad - a great new iPad app that gives a whole new way to learn about and understand the history of the American Civil War.

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          • Blind Tom Primer

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            Introducing Blind Tom Wiggins - slave pianist, autistic savant and one of the nineteenth's century's most dazzling pianists and performers. Tom would say that trains, storms, oceans waves, musketry…

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            • Great Moments In American History

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              Pod Design tackles a history lesson close to home, Lexington MA, home to our studio. in the first episode of "Great Moments in American History" we immortalize some recent lessons of our town's rich…

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              • The Blue Lady, Dawn (Prologue)

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                Rough rough. Reworked opening scene happening in the morning of the long day during which this story takes place. The Blue Lady is a story is about what happened the night Master died and the relationship…

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                • Junto - American History Minute

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                  • The American Presidency: Ronald Reagan - Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE

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                    Ronald Reagan saw it as his task to restore American self-confidence following the policy failures of the 1970's. Charismatic, and a master of the media, he was the first president since the 1920's…

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                    • The Blue Lady, Scene 1 rework (rehearsal)

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                      from Sylvia Toy / Added

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                      I realized LaLi's relationship with Elizabeth is not established in the previous scenes and the storyboard. Since Elizabeth is the pivotal character, that's a black hole in the story. When I started…

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