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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Norman Besheer talks about being the first in his family to graduate from high school, the first to graduate from college and the first to graduate with a law degree. 
Topics: UMKC Law, Legacy
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about the issues of money, social justice, and Westlaw legal resources.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt gives back to the law school in the form of a scholarship
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about keeping an open mind
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his coursework at the School of Law.
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about how he got involved in LGBTQ and transgender rights after his time in the military.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his work at Camp Pendleton, his one prosecution case, and and his move to the Naval Justice School for teaching experience.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his experiences growing up in segregated Kansas City and his later work with the NAACP and civil rights.
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his father's work and how he convinced him to take on law school.
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about the desirability of a law degree.
Topic: Advice to Students
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about what influenced him to attend law school
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about participating in Moot Court
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about former law school faculty
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about moving to Kansas City and dreaming of a career in law
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about staying the course
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks advice to current students
Topic: Advice to Students
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his father's education and their moves around the Midwest.
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his experience in the Marines in the 1970's and how the military treated the issue of LGBTQ rights.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about how law practice has changed over the last 60 years
Topic: Changes in the Practice of Law
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Dewitt talks about his efforts to start intercollegiate athletics at UMKC
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about finding valuable mentors
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about teaching and shaking hands with infamous serial killer Ted Bundy before he was caught.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about his legacy
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his relationship with his father and his childhood illnesses.
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about changes affecting law practice today
Topic: Changes in the Practice of Law
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about getting fired and the good that can come out of it; like father like son.
Topics: Advice to Students, After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about a surprise witness
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about his accomplishments
Topic: UMKC Proud
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about his accomplishments
Topic: UMKC Proud
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about his retirement from law practice
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Norman Besheer talks about growing up in Kansas City before joining the Marine Corps
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about fond memories of law school faculty
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Norman Besheer talks about his ambission to be a US Diplomat before attending law school
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his father's path to the School of Law at UMKC.
Topic: Changes in the Practice of Law
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about military service after law school
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about what courses were like during his father's time as Dean, thinking back on a few notable faculty hires.
Topic: Changes in the Practice of Law
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Heitz talks about his search for work after his military service and his lucky break at the University of Puget Sound, thanks to his experience at the law library at UMKC.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about starting his law career
Topic: After Law School
University of Washington Libraries
by United States. Department of Health and Human Services.
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US Government film about the life cycle of the blood fluke, Schistosoma mansoni: hatching, growth, maturity, resulting diseases. *This is a medical film showing effects of afflictions on real people. As such, it contains potentially unsettling content. Discretion is advised when viewing.
Topics: Schistosoma mansoni, Parasites, Public health
University of Washington Libraries
by United States. Department of the Navy.
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Documentary film record of the Able and Baker atomic bomb tests at Bikini in 1946.
Topics: Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands), Nuclear weapons--Testing
University of Washington Libraries
by United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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Full title: G.A.R.P. Atlantic Tropical Experiment (SMS-1) Full Disk IR Imagery Gate Area View, August 30-September 19, 1974 Original catalog record: The availability of infared imagery from SMS-1 on a 24-hourly basis, at a 30-minute scan interval, provides for a nearly complete data set on clouds, cloud patterns and cloud systems over the gate area. This imagery provides detailed information on the larger features of the tropical atmosphere such as atmospheric waves, disturbances and the...
Topics: Artificial satellites, GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment, Atmospheric physics, Computer graphics,...
University of Washington Libraries
by United States. National Park Service.
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Description from original catalog: Formation of Mount Rainier across eons of geological time . time-lapse photography captures the movement of a sweeping glacier which sculptures and diminishes it. As color on original film had faded, basic color correction was applied for this access copy.
Topics: Geology, Rainier National Forest (Wash.), Volcanoes
University of Washington Libraries
by United States. Office of War Information.
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(Produced by the War Information Office) Shows how the people of Russia coped with the advancing German forces during World War II. Provides an insight into the propaganda of the period when Russia was an ally.
Topics: World war II, Russia, Russian history and culture, Propaganda
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington
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A vintage promotional film created about the Milo Ryan Phonoarchive of CBS news recordings. Shows images of historic moments in World War II as well as Professor Milo Ryan working in the archive with an audio voice over.  Features samples from the archive of speeches by Winston Churchill and President Truman.  This collection is held at the University of Washington Libraries and is a unique audio time capsule that documents many historic 20th century events (1931 to 1977). It consists of...
Topics: Ryan, Milo S, CBS News, World War, 1939-1945, World War 2, WWII, Radio, Journalism
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington
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Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon Reflection.  Host Al Page speaks with William Gerberding, President of the University of Washington. They discuss Dr. Gerberding's political duties as president of a public university, his involvement in the budgetary process and his relations with the governor and other political figures. They also discuss the difficulties legislators have in allocating funds, the ways in which the public can directly donate to the university and the...
Topics: Gerberding, William P., 1929-2014, National Collegiate Athletic Association, NCAA
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington
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Second in the series of films documenting University of Washington research on Bikini Atoll. Presents a report of the scientific survey by a team from the Laboratory of Radiation Biology, University of Washington, to determine the condition of Bikini and Aniwetok atolls six years after the last nuclear test detonation.  Final portion of film had faded and has undergone basic color correction.
Topics: Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands), Nuclear weapons--Testing
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington
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Film session featuring performance by Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar (rudra vina). Recorded at the University of Washington, Seattle, on May 31st and June 5th, 1975. More information available at: http://archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv364867/ The University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives’ Garfias Film Collection contains recordings of ethnographic music and dance performances made by ethnomusicologist Robert Garfias during the 1960s and 70s. Garfias’s films, digitized in...
Topics: Zia Mohiuddin Dagar, Z.M. Dagar, rudra vina, vina, North Indian music, Hindustani music, Robert...
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington
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Documents the Bikini Research Project by the Applied Fisheries Laboratory, University of Washington. Shows how, in order to trace and study the nature of radioactivity in the life cycles throughout an aquatic environment in which an atomic explosion has occurred, the Laboratory returns year after year to make comparative studies on the observable effects of radiation on various forms of life.
Topics: Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands), Nuclear weapons--Testing
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington
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Kofi Awoonor reads selections from Night of My Blood ; Ride Me, Memory ; Guardians of the Sacred Word , and The House by the Sea . He speaks of the different pressures, experiences, and thoughts which shaped his poetry in the 1960’s, in the United States, and in prison in Ghana in 1976. Recorded in 1978 at the University of Washington, Seattle. Digitized from a VHS copy (transcript and audio-only recording of the video will be uploaded at later date).
Topics: Kofi Awoonor, Poetry, Ghanaian -- Biography, Ghana, Ghanaian poetry, Karen Morell, University of...
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington Press, University of Washington
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Time-lapse micrographs taken at the Institute of Low Temperature Science, Sapporo, Japan, directly and vividly illustrate such phenomena as snow compaction under load, equitemperature (destructive) and temperature-gradient (constructive) metamorphism, sintering melt metamorphism and melt.  Original film had faded- rudimentary color correction version has been included.
Topics: Snow, Time Lapse Films, UW Press
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington Press, University of Washington
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Depicts several types of avalanches of different sizes. Sequences illustrate dry snow avalanches in motion, ranging in size from minor snow movements to large and destructive avalanches accompanied by extensive dust cloud formation and wind blast. Several examples of slab avalanche release are depicted which demonstrate the unstable character and dangerous nature of this type of avalanche. Scenes of medium-sized avalanches show the difference in size and character of motion which is determined...
Topics: Avalanches, Snow
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington, Washington Sea Grant Program
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Primarily for laymen, explains what oceanography is all about and shows how a scaled hydraulic model of Puget Sound is used by oceanographers to obtain a better understanding of this estuarine environment and to study potential problems relating to regional marine activities and resource use.
Topics: Oceanography, Puget Sound (Wash.)
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington.
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The "long scroll" of Sesshu Toyo (fifteenth century artist), a seasonal panorama of Chinese landscapes is contrasted with scroll of Japanese countryside by Taikan Yokoyama (contemporary artist).  Created by the University of Washington Center for Asian Arts.  Features a musical accompaniment by Yori Kishibe.
Topics: Landscape painting, Japanese, Arts, Japanese, Art--History, Sesshū, 1420-1506, Yokoyama, Taikan,...
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington.
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Produced by the Urban Systems Research Center at the University of Washington, this film portrays examples of computer simulations being used to aid in urban planning.  Shows a student going through the steps involved to use computer simulations for the modeling of a hypothetical bus service through the city of Seattle.
Topic: City planning, Computer graphics, Computer simulation, Seattle (Wash.)
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services
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Host Al Page speaks with George Ojemann, Professor of Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Dr. Ojemann talks about the mind as a set of physiological processes; dualism; the soul; brain structure and evolution; perception, reality, learning, memory, intelligence; the nature of epilepsy, treatment, surgery.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection in 1988
Topics: Ojemann,George A, Physiology, Brain, Intellect, Epilepsy, Upon Reflection
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services, University of Washington
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Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Dr. Frederick Bernthal, Acting Director of the National Science Foundation. They discuss the competition that the United States faces in research, science, and technology; reasons for declining research in the U.S.; and possibilities for the future. They also discuss ways in which the children of tomorrow will affect the future of technology and the need for technical training of the new work force.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection. 
Topics: Bernethal, Frederick M, Science -- Study and teaching, Technology, Upon Reflection
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services, University of Washington
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Host Al Page speaks with Peter Berle, President of the National Audubon Society. Mr. Berle discusses many concerns over human actions in the environment and the sometimes irreversible consequences. He focuses on extinction and survival of wildlife, forestry management, the U.S. Forestry Service; environmentalist and wildlife groups; the destruction of tropical rain forests, the "Greenhouse Effect"; the loss of wet land.
Topics: Burle, Peter A. A. (Peter Adolf Augustus) 1937-2007, Environmental protection, Forest management,...
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services, University of Washington
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Host Al Page speaks with Professor G. Ross Heath, Dean of the College of Ocean and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington. They discuss problems with global sharing of the oceans, the "tragedy of the commons," and America's policies concerning ownership of ocean life and minerals. They discuss Puget Sound, its specific problems, and possible solutions to those problems. They also discuss common controversial issues such as offshore drilling, recreational vs. commercial...
Topics: Heath G. Ross (George Ross) 1939-, Upon Reflection, Marine resources -- Government policy, Fishery...
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services, University of Washington
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Host Al Page interviews Edith Martin, Vice President for Technology of the Boeing Electronics Company and a member of the Visiting Committee for the College of Engineering at the University of Washington. Ms. Martin discusses the high rate of technological change, the significance of computer technology, photonics; economic considerations; tracking global technological change; the "Martin" filter; technology management.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection...
Topics: Martin, Edith Waisbrot, 1945-, Women executives, Aerospace industries, Boeing Company
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services, University of Washington
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Host Al Page talks with Chris Gobrecht, Women's Basketball Coach at the University of Washington. Coach Gobrecht discusses her views and methods of coaching. She feels much of the team's success depends on mental attitude, effort, concentration and execution. She takes a "no-nonsense" approach to her coaching career and expects her players to perform to their best potential.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection. 
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Topics: Gobrecht, Chris, UW Women's Basketball, Husky Athletics, Upon Reflection, Women basketball coaches,...
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services, University of Washington.
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Host Al Page interviews Thomas Andrews, Assistant Professor, School of Law, University of Washington. Professor Andrews discusses marriage law, common law marriage, property rights; community property, premarital agreements; independent advise of counsel; homosexual rights and marriage; wills; choosing the "right" lawyer, client rights, fees.  Part of 'Upon Reflection' series. 
Topics: Andrews Thomas R, Marriage law, Marriage law -- Washington (State), Same-sex marriage, Upon...
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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(Upon Reflection series) Host Al Page interviews Orin Young, McKernan Lecturer at the University of Washington and Professor at Dartmouth College.. Professor Young discusses the Arctic and expresses concern about pollution and the delicate balance of the ecosystem. He also talks about the exploitation of the native Eskimos by fur traders, and their amazing ability to rapidly adjust in a hostile environment.
Topics: Arctic, Inuit, Young Orin R, Upon Reflection
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Host Al Page interviews Judy Runstad, President of the Downtown Seattle Association, a partner at Foster, Pepper and Riviera and a graduate of the University of Washington Law School. Ms. Runstad discusses the steps in land development, the zoning codes, the state environmental laws, architects, downtown developers, public interest groups, etc. She also discusses how "bad" developers operate, the changes in the Seattle Central Business District Zoning Codes, historical preservation,...
Topics: Runstad, Judy, City planning, City planning -- Washington (State) -- Seattle, Neighborhood planning...
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Host Al Page interviews Dr. Burton Reifler, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington. Dr. Reifler takes a look at the long and short term effects and implications of Alzheimer's. He discusses the first signs of the disease and treatments which are helping those who are living with it. Medicine has found that in Alzheimer's it is the caregiver who usually bears the brunt of the disease.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection in...
Topics: Reifler, Burton, Alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's disease -- Treatment, Upon Reflection
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Hans Bethe, Professor Emeritus of Physics, Cornell University; Visiting Professor, Department of Physics, University of Washington and a participant in the Manhattan Project during World War II, focuses on President Reagan's proposed "Star Wars" system, envisioned by some as the answer to America's defense needs, by others as a potentially disastrous project. Dr. Bethe feels that there is no such thing as a technically feasible defense against nuclear war. The Nobel laureate discusses...
Topics: Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005, Nobel Prize winners, Strategic Defense Initiative,...
University of Washington Libraries
by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Host Al Page speaks with Chris Gobrecht, Head Coach of Women's Basketball at the University of Washington. Ms. Gobrecht discusses the difference between professional and college basketball, the pampering of college athletes; self-knowledge through training and competition, motivation; the woman athlete and standards; coaching, officials, intensity, aggressiveness, the work ethic, mental intimidation; momentum factors, recruitment, style, offensive and defensive personalities; traits of a good...
Topics: Gobrecht, Chris, Husky Athletics, Women coaches, College sports, Women athletes, Upon Reflection
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Host Al Page speaks with John Fluke, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Fluke Manufacturing. Mr. Fluke defines high tech industry and talks about technology transfer; creative engineering; manufacturing, high tech and employment levels; employment qualifications; acquisition of new industries; areas of development; American manufacturing; entrepreneurship, funding, planning, management in new businesses; management techniques.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection in...
Topics: Fluke, John Jr, Industrial management, Creative ability in technology, High technology industries,...
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Host Al Pages speaks with Judith Thornton, Professor of Economics, University of Washington. Professor Thornton talks about Soviet military spending and the political structure. She explains how the Party decides what share of the national income will be saved, and how much will go for defense, health and education. The ethnic diversity of the nation is discussed as well.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection. 
Topics: Thornton, Judith, Soviet Union -- History, Soviet Union -- Economic policy, Soviet Union -- Ethnic...
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Host Al Page interviews Bruno Bettelheim, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Stanford University and a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Washington. Professor Bettelheim discusses parent vs. child needs, the extension of the child dependency period, adolescence, changes in maturity rates; the educational process and time restraints, kindergarten, play, learning and emotional security; the child's viewpoint; the substance of the family. Professor Bettelheim also reflects upon his own life...
Topics: Bettelheim, Bruno, Psychiatrists, Child rearing, Parent and child, Holocaust survivors, Upon...
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Host Al Page interviews John Hope Franklin, Professor Emeritus at Duke University and Bullitt Professor of American History at the University of Washington. Professor Franklin discusses the valid scientific reconstruction of an historical individual--George Washington Williams; examines the changes in historical perspective over time, the history of the "nameless millions" in addition to outstanding individuals; objectivity in researching and writing history; the historical novel...
Topics: Franklin, John Hope, 1915-2009, History, History -- Methodology, Social justice, Upon Reflection
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Hunter Simpson, former President and C.E.O. of Physio-Control and member of the Board of Regents at the University of Washington, talks about recent history in managing large and successful businesses; discussing with host Al Page, the Japanese model and the impacts which it is making on American industry. 
Topics: Simpson, Hunter 1948-, Industrial management, Industrial management -- Japan
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Robert Aronson, Professor in the University of Washington School of Law, discusses ethics, the Bar Association, character screening, the Bar Exam and the ethics section, reputation, clients' needs and wants, the "due process explosion", and fees.  Title from cassette label.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection in 1986. 
Topics: Aronson, Robert H, Legal ethics, Bar examinations, Practice of law, Actions and defenses
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Alan Marlatt, Professor of Psychology, University of Washington, looks at a different model of addiction, one which does not focus on genetics but, rather, on bad habits. The production was recorded in a bar--the Bar Lab in the Psychology Building at the University of Washington. The Lab, with a two-way mirror, video and audio recording equipment, was designed to do research about drinking behavior.  Originally broadcast as a segment of the television series Upon reflection. 
Topics: Marlatt, G. Alan, College students -- Alcohol use, Substance abuse, Alcoholism -- Prevention, Upon...
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Host Al Page speaks with Margaret Mahy, author of children's books and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Washington. Ms. Mahy talks about the bookseller and the children's market; recurring and changing themes, treatment of romance, children's interest in the supernatural, imagination, gothic elements; a child's view of the world; national differences; the creation of a living work.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection in 1987. 
Topics: Mahy, Margaret, Upon Reflection, Children's books, Children's literature, Children's literature --...
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Bruce Cumings, Associate Professor at the Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, examines Korea, one of the oldest countries in the world with a flourishing culture that dates back to the sixth century A.D. Yet Korea is largely an unknown culture to most Americans. Professor Cumings talks about the Chinese and Japanese connections with Korea and the unusual role which education plays in both North and South Korea.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon...
Topics: Cumings Bruce, 1943-, Upon Reflection, Korea (South), Foreign relations, Korea (South) -- Social...