1. THE BLUE LADY: New Live-action Treatment, Scene 3

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    from Sylvia Toy Added 187 3 0

    "The Blue Lady," a revisionist story (in-progress) about African American Slavery, told from a female point of view, about what happened the night Master died and the complicity between two slaves in 1830 South Carolina, LaLi, Elizabeth, and The Master's wife, their mistress, Missy in his death, his son's death and the murder of the son's wife.

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    • John F. Kennedy, President, 1961-1963 - Professor Vernon Bogdanor

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      from Gresham College Added 204 3 0

      Kennedy's brief Presidency, terminated by assassination, still has glamour attached to it, over 40 years after his death. Yet, his actual performance in office divides the historians. Some claim that he was continually learning from experience. They argue that if he had lived and been returned for a second term, he would have introduced radical reforms in civil rights, and would have withdrawn from the United States' commitment in Vietnam. Others argue that his foreign policy would not have been so very different from that of his successor, and that he would have had less success in persuading Congress to pass civil rights legislation. What should the final verdict be? All our lectures are available for free download from the Gresham College website, in video, audio or text formats: http://www.gresham.ac.uk Gresham College professors and guest speakers have been giving free public lectures in central London since 1597. This tradition continues today and you can attend any of our lectures, or watch or listen to them on our website. Website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk Twitter: http://twitter.com/GreshamCollege Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gresham-College/14011689941

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      • Performances: Tompeck

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        from Ivan Alcantara Added 227 3 2

        With the struggles of Native Americans and the trail of tears as a background, this performance shows the frustration of a poor and ill-fated man in Mid 19th-Century America. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Produced and directed by UNLV student, Ivan Alcantara. Written and performed by Tompeck.

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        • Rule of Law

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          Do you understand why the rule of law is important for maintaining free society? The Bill of Rights Institute has created a short, engaging video for Bill of Rights Day on the constitutional principle of the rule of law. Exciting visuals from current events, an engaging historical narrative, brief scholar interviews, and memorable quotes will make this 8-minute video perfect for use on Bill of Rights Day, and every day! A short viewing guide is also available to guide you through the content.

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          • Freedom Trail and Night Timelapse of Leonard Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge

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            from Brent Hofen Added 207 3 0

            Wonderful moments with our family as we took a two day walk (and drive) through downtown Boston and journeyed the Freedom Trail. Shot with a Go Pro 3 (Black Edition) and a Monopod with a Go Pro Mount. Great music by Reid Willis A Year in Three Days itunes.apple.com/us/artist/reid-willis/id306935842

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            • Where the North Sea Touches Alabama

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              Allen Shelton's "Where the North Sea Touches Alabama" (On sale by University of Chicago Press: http://www.press.uchicago.edu) is a work of sociological fictocriticism that explores not only the author’s relationship to the artist but his physical, historical, and social relationship to northeastern Alabama, in rare style. "In Christ there is no East or West, North or South, and the North Sea touches Alabama." Part of the sermon by a Sand Mountain preacher, 1979. This utterance by a preacher inexplicably came true when the dead artist Patrik Keim’s coffin may have been uncovered two hundred miles from where it was interned in an ancient beaver swamp in Alabama by dozer operator who quickly reburied the miraculous coffin. The artist Keim was obsessed by the North Sea. The report of the investigation into the event is titled Where the North Sea Touches Alabama by Allen Shelton, University of Chicago Press, 2013. The fictocritical account is part memoir, part steam-punk theory, and a hard edged psychic materialist analysis of the possible return. Book Trailer credits Directed & Edited by Nathan Peracciny Readings by: Lesley Stern, author of The Smoking Book. Michael Joyce, author of Foucault, in Winter, in the Linnaeus Garden. Donna Haraway, author of A Cyborg Manifesto. Kathleen Stewart, author of Ordinary Affects. Special thanks to: Anne Costello, Molly Jarboe, Lesley Stern, Michael Joyce, Donna Haraway, Kathleen Stewart, Ruah, Nadja, and Tyree Shelton. Artistic contributions by: Julian Montague, Molly Jarboe, and Patrik Keim’s archives.

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              • Best Early Footage of American History

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                This is a compilation of some of the best, first filmed footage of american history.

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                • Lewis and Clark Protest deleted from documentary "Standing Silent Nation"

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                  The White Plume Tiospaye heads to North Dakota to protest the 200 year anniversary of the Lewis and Clark journey across their lands. This scene was deleted from the POV version of "Standing Silent Nation" (a documentary about growing industrial hemp on the Lakota Territory in South Dakota).

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                  • Chasing Fortune

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                    from Douglas County Government Added 116 2 1

                    The Cherokee Trail was the first trail across the Rocky Mountains. Establishing this trail began with the gold rush in 1848. Early settlers began to migrate west on a quest for gold. Because of this conquest the Cherokee Indians were pushed off of their land. Thus began the forging of the Cherokee Trail as the India’s made their way west.

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                    • #707 Treaty of Tripoli Facts

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                      American Atheists President Ed Buckner chats about little known facts concerning the Treaty of Tripoli.

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