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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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Anarchivism
by 2600 The Hacker Quarterly
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The Fifth Hope (2004) Hackers on Planet Earth The Fifth HOPE (2004): Hacking National Intelligence: Power to the People Friday, July 9, 2004: 10:00 am (Area "A"): Do you want to live in a nation where decision makers lie, cheat, and steal? Where national intelligence is so secret that you are not allowed to know a) the truth, b) that national intelligence (spies) are ignorant about the real world, and c) that what policy makers tell the people (e.g. about reasons to go to war in Iraq)...
Topics: New York City, 2600, hacking, hackers, conference
Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Dorothy Fadiman, Anilise Hyllmon
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A film by Emmy winning film maker Dorothy Fadiman. It is the documentary of Molly Hale, who suffered a spinal cord injury in an automobile rollover, and after being told there was no hope for movement below her shoulders, proceeded to rehabilitate herself and continues to recover. "Moment By Moment" is Molly's inspiring story, of disabilities, health and healing, attitude, choice and intention, sex, intimacy, and relationships. It is also a story about Molly's partner, Jeramy Hale,...
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Topics: Dorothy Fadiman, spinal cord injury, spinal cord recovery, rehabilitation, health, healing, sex and...
Anarchivism
by Andrew J. Holden
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A 2003 documentary study of mainstream Cyberpunk films of the 1980s created by director Andrew J. Holden. The film uses the structure of literary theorist Northrop Frye to describe the common, repeating stories in Western culture, and how Cyberpunk can be defined and understood according to that analysis, with a focus toward American film industry portrayal of race, gender, and government.
Topics: documentary, cyberpunk, cyber, technology
PBS | NPR Forum Network History
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A.N. Wilson, fellow, Royal Society of Literature The distinguished historian A.N. Wilson charts Britain's rise to world dominance. In his much anticipated sequel to the classic The Victorians , he describes how, in little more than a generation, Britain's power and influence in the world virtually dissolved. Wilson presents a panoramic view of an era, stretching from the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, to the dawn of the Cold War in the early 1950s. He offers riveting accounts of the savagery...
Topic: history
Cultural & Academic Films
by Goldhil Educational
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The Standard Deviants introduce some important geometry basics, like points, lines, angles, planes, and space. This program also introduces simple postulates and theorems you'll need to do basic proofs. Visit Cerebellum to purchase. Media Type: DVD Run Time: 26 minutes Grade Level: 8+ ISBN: 1-59626-129-3 UPC: 631865016839 Product Code: GE1683
Topics: Geometry, home school
Anarchivism
by Digital Ground Zero
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We're just three guys from Delaware, and DGZ is our experimental form of art. Stepping aside from the corporate media, we produce these videos on our own. Reddman heads the production, while Zero is the technology man that makes it happen. Fathom provides the charisma and humor. We skate, do stunts, blow things up, play airsoft, and catch it all on camera. And you thought nothing ever happened in Delaware. DGZ video is our half hour internet TV show. This DVD is a compilation of the first five...
Topics: dgz, digital ground zero, iptv
PBS | NPR Forum Network Arts & Media
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David Lynch, filmmaker; Fred Tavis, neuroscientist, Maharishi University; John Hagelin, physicist, Maharishi University David Lynch, the award-winning writer, director, and producer, answers questions on his films, his 32-year practice of Transcendental Meditation, and the role of consciousness in the creative process. He is joined by physicist John Hagelin, who was featured in the documentary "What The Bleep Do We Know?" and neuroscientist Dr. Fred Travis, Director of the Center for...
Topic: media
PBS | NPR Forum Network Spirituality & Religion
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Larry Witham, reporter, writer Journalist and author Larry Witham talks about the topics found in his book, The Measure of God: History's Greatest Minds Wrestle with Reconciling Science and Religion In this lecture, Witham explores the tension between science and religion that lies at the heart of contemporary debates on stem cell research, cloning, and teaching evolution in the school curriculum. PBS | NPR Forum Network program with Cambridge Forum The First Parish Church in Cambridge 2005 Oct...
Topic: religion
Global Islands Project
by brad brace
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LAMU 2005: (2:18:44) No one ever said, "Hakuna Matata." I prefer this small, nimble 176x144 mp4-film format: from a tiny, rare now, palm-sized SD camera. Other earlier PDF publications and field recordings are a part of this Global Islands Project: Lamu off eastern Kenya, was easily the most hostile photo environment: in your viewfinder, the little speck of man in his boat half a kilometer upstream would suddenly stand-up and begin loudly berating you for not asking permission (or not...
Topic: kenya,lamu,africa,global islands project,GIP,brad...
Anarchivism
by Moloch
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DVD of the CannonBall Run race from Def Con 11.
Topics: defcon, hacker, conference, cannonball run, race
Anarchivism
by Precious Realm Productions
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"The Art of Pixelvision" is an astonishing 2-DVD set that showcases videos created with the infamous discounted toy camera, PXL-2000. Originally developed in 1987 for children, it was swiftly pulled from the market due to lack of consumer interest, but years later artists began using the format to create experimental films. The camera is like no other, generating a creepy, lo-res, slow-motion type movement with plenty of drop-out and a disturbing, abstract effect. These cameras have...
Topics: film, compilation, pixelvision, experimental, pixel vision, pxl-2000
PBS | NPR Forum Network Arts & Media
by WGBH
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Zainab Salbi, writer, activist Zainab Salbi was 11 when her father was chosen to serve as Saddam Hussein's personal pilot. Her mother eventually sent Zainab to America for an arranged marriage, to spare her from Saddam's growing affection, but the marriage turned out to be another world of tyranny and abuse. Zainab started over. She forged a new identity as a champion of female victims of war, dedicating her life to speaking out on behalf of oppressed women around the world. In this intimate...
Topic: society & culture
Anarchivism
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Video from 23C3. Descriptions coming.
Topics: ccc, chaos computer club, hacker, conference
PBS | NPR Forum Network Health & Science
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Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology Imagine a world where we could engineer living tissues to cure a disease, heal an injury, or fix a broken heart. Tissue engineering combines the principles of biology, engineering and medicine to create biological substitutes of native tissues. Can we use engineered tissue to better understand our own bodies? What are the promises of this new technology? What are the roadblocks and controversies? This project is...
Topic: health
Anarchivism
by Def Con
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Videos from Def Con 13. Descriptions coming.
Topics: defcon, def con, hacker, conference, security
Anarchivism
by Def Con
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Old realvideo from Def Con 12. Descriptions coming.
Topics: defcon, def con, hacker, security, conference
Anarchivism
by RantMedia
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Patrolling with Sean Kennedy educates viewers about tactical gear, physical and mental preparedness, and corporate politics. This video series prepares you mentally and physically to survive in our modern world. Sean Kennedy takes you through the process from the bottom up on how to deal with everyday life. This is the official DVD set from 2005 which is now out of print. It contains episodes 1-11 with commentary and bonus features on four DVDs.
Topics: rantmedia, rant media, iptv, sean kennedy, rant radio
Anarchivism
by Def Con
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Old realvideo from Def Con 11. Descriptions coming.
Topics: defcon, def con, hacker, security, conference
In this clip, James washes the dishes after dinner, cleans up the kitchen, opens his mail and then gets out his guitar. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved to San Diego in 1968 to serve as a medic in the Marine Corps. He then shifted to San Francisco in...
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
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Dr. Maureen Flanagan, of Michigan State University, discusses the women's suffrage movement in Chicago in the late 1800s. 
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Digital Initiatives
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Dr. Maureen Flanagan, of Michigan State University, discusses the development of Jane Addams' Hull House, which was a settlement house on the near west side of Chicago, that opened in 1889. 
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
In this clip, James drives the cable car, chats with customers, says goodbye to his friend then gets off and sits on a bench waiting for another cable car and jumps on it. At the end he eats a sandwich. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved to San Diego...
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
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Dr. James Gilbert, of the University of Maryland at College Park discusses the development of Jane Addam's Hull House in Chicago, and the relationship between Addams and the educational reformer John Dewey.  
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Engineer and artist Golan Levin pushes the boundaries of what’s possible with audiovisuals and technology. In an amazing TED display, he shows two programs he wrote to perform his original compositions.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2004, TED, Talks, art, arts, entertainment, invention, music, performance, software,...
Anarchivism
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Defcon 14 Toxic bbq Three promotional video. http://toxicbbq.com/
Topics: defcon, promp, tbbqt
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
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Dr. James Gilbert, of the University of Maryland at College Park discusses the World's Columbian Exposition (or Chicago World's Fair), which was held in Chicago, Illinois in 1893. 
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
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Dr. Michael Kazin of Georgetown University, describes the Democratic National Convention of 1896, which nominated William Jennings Bryan as the Democratic Presidential nominee.
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
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Dr. James Gilbert, of the University of Maryland at College Park discusses Chicago's Pullman Strike of 1894, and the man behind the Pullman organization, George Pullman.
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
Christopher Reeve and Dana Morosini Reeve address the Middlebury College Class of 2004. This video is part of the Middlebury College Commencement Archive.
Topic: Baccalaureate addresses
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
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Dr. Maureen Flanagan, of Michigan State University, discusses the popularity of the World's Columbian Exposition, which was held in Chicago in 1893. 
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Baccalaureate address; 1 mini-dv (21 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Commencement Archive. Title supplied by cataloger. Former President Bill Clinton reminds the Middlebury College Class of 2007 about the importance of community in his commencement address on Sunday, May 27, 2007. After citing some findings from the Human Genome Project, he says that while our differences may make life more interesting, our common humanity matters more.
Topics: Community, Conduct of life, Social action, Humanitarianism, Human Genome Project, Baccalaureate...
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
by Middlebury College
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1 mini-dv (86 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. The Executive Director of the 9/11 Commission discusses the official investigation.
Topics: September 11 Terrorist Attacks, Terrorism, United States, International affairs, Politics, Lectures
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
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Dr. James Gilbert, of the University of Maryland at College Park discusses the evangelical religious leader Dwight Moody, and his time spent in Chicago. 
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age, Religion
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Digital Initiatives
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Dr. Maureen Flanagan, of Michigan State University, discusses the how the community viewed Jane Addams' Hull House, which was a settlement house on the near west side of Chicago, that opened in 1889. 
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
The Ghost Players Collection
by Joe Scherrman
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crowd; applause; Dyersville; Iowa; Commercial Club; Jenk Field; 2005; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Dyersville, crowd, applause, Dyersville, Iowa, Commercial Club, Jenk Field, 2005, DV
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
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Dr. Michael Kazin of Georgetown University, describes the U.S. Presidential campaign of 1896. which pitted Republican William McKinley against Democrat William Jennings Bryan.
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age, Presidential Elections
In this clip, James goes to the beach to surf. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved to San Diego in 1968 to serve as a medic in the Marine Corps. He then shifted to San Francisco in 1971, where he married his wife Nina, a construction forewoman. James...
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
The Ghost Players Collection
by Joe Scherrman
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audience; b-roll; applause; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 2005; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, audience, b-roll, applause, Field of Dreams, Iowa, 2005, DV
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
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Dr. Maureen Flanagan of Michigan State University discusses the Great Chicago Fire, which occurred on October 91-10, 1871, and the city of Chicago's reaction to the event.
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
by Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 videocassette (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. The youngest speaker ever in the history of the Israeli Knesset and a staunch supporter of peace in the Middle East, Avraham Burg has been referred to as "one of the best speechmakers in politics." Ha'Aretz Magazine writes, "he has a unique, multilayered manner of speaking that evokes lofty musings on the 'eternal Israel' while simultaneously evincing a hard-nosed,...
Topics: Middle East, Politics, International affairs, War, Terrorism, Lectures
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
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Dr. James Gilbert, of the University of Maryland at College Park discusses the relevance of the city of Chicago to American culture in the latter half of the 19th century.
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
by Middlebury College
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1 mini-dv Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Sponsored by: Middlebury College. Rohatyn Center for International Affairs, Depts. of Sociology/Anthropology and International Studies, Cook Commons Islamic Society
Topics: Globalization, Economics, Islamic law, Islam, Politics, Lectures
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
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Dr. Maureen Flanagan, of Michigan State University, discusses the rationale and process behind the successful attempt to bring the World's Columbian Exposition to Chicago in 1893. 
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
The Ghost Players Collection
by Joe Scherrman
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Ghost Players; boy; boy batting; short pants long shorts; pull on shorts; laughing; funny; comedy routine; great clip; very funny clip crowd laughing; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Ghost Sunday; Field of Dreams; 2003; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Ghost Players, boy, boy batting, short pants long shorts, pull on shorts,...
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Northport High School
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2003 Northport High School Powdered Wigs production of "Kiss Me Kate".  Northport, NY.  Directed by Kristin Rozell.  Musical direction by Shirley Rush.  Vocal direction by Frank Doyle.  Choreography by Debbie Mastrocinque.  Produced by Linda McGrath.  Video production by Dustin Martinson.  Written by Samuel and Bella Spewack.  Music and lyrics by Cole Porter.
Topics: Northport High School, Kiss Me Kate
In this clip, James keep on driving his cable car then gets off and goes to a motorbike shop with his girlfriend, buys something to drink and jumps on the cable car again. He speaks with two students on the cable car. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved...
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Anarchivism
by CarolinaCon
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Videos from CarolinaCon 2005.
Topics: hackers, hacking, conference, north carolina
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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1 mini-dv (96 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Fishman discusses the interdisciplinary connections between language and ethnicity.
Topics: Social psychology, Language, Identity, Society, Linguistics, Lectures
In this clip, James continues surfing, then finishes. He takes off his wet suit and leaves the beach. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved to San Diego in 1968 to serve as a medic in the Marine Corps. He then shifted to San Francisco in 1971, where he...
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
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Dr. Maureen Flanagan, of Michigan State University, discusses the Chicago Women's Club, and Illinois Women's Alliance and what public affairs they were engaged in. 
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
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Dr. Maureen Flanagan, of Michigan State University, discusses the development of Chicago's "machine politics" in the 1880s-90s.
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
The Ghost Players Collection
by Joe Scherrman
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Ghost Players; corn; posing; picture; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Ghost Sunday; Field of Dreams; 2003; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Ghost Players, corn, posing, picture, Field of Dreams, Iowa, Ghost Sunday,...
In this clip, James takes the cable car back and comes back home listening to some music. He gets home. Finally, he changes his clothes and sits down for dinner with his wife. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved to San Diego in 1968 to serve as a medic...
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
The Ghost Players Collection
by Joe Scherrman
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Ghost Players; Kevin Costner; espn; edited; promo; sportcenter; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 2005; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Ghost Players, Kevin Costner, espn, edited, promo, sportcenter, Field of...
In this clip, James goes to the restroom, speaks with a cop then keeps on working and finally meets his friend. They try to go iceskating. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved to San Diego in 1968 to serve as a medic in the Marine Corps. He then shifted...
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
by Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Ms. Arnson, Deputy Director of the Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, speaks about issues related to the peace process, human rights, and U.S. policy in Latin America.
Topics: Human rights, Latin America, United States, Foreign relations, International affairs, Lectures
The Ghost Players Collection
by Joe Scherrman
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Rita Ameskamp; Beckman; Ghost Players; espn; edited; John Anderson; Dan Gable; Cael Sanderson; Kevin Costner; Don Lansing; Becky Lansing; Tim Crescenti; Bob Feller; Kurt Warner; audience; Ghost Players Playing Catch; applause; sportcenter; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Field of Dreams house; 2005; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Rita Ameskamp, Beckman, Ghost Players, espn, edited, John Anderson, Dan...
The Ghost Players Collection
by Joe Scherrman
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Ghost Players; fans; Sam Rubin; Becky Lansing; visitors; Kevin Costner; Don Lansing; Rod Dedeaux; Rita Ameskamp; Dwier Brown; Ray Liotta; Brut Lancaster; James Earl Jones; Timothy Busfield; Amy Madigan; Gaby Hoffmann; road trip; edited; farm; field; house; talk about film; playing baseball; film pictures; Travel Channel; corn; lights; interviews; singing; sliding; cars; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Dyersville; 2003; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Ghost Players, fans, Sam Rubin, Becky Lansing, visitors, Kevin Costner,...
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
by Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
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Dr. James Gilbert, of the University of Maryland at College Park discusses the relevance of the city of Chicago to American culture in the latter half of the 19th century.
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
In this clip, James gets back home, calls some friends, gets ready and leaves in his truck. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved to San Diego in 1968 to serve as a medic in the Marine Corps. He then shifted to San Francisco in 1971, where he married his...
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
In this clip, James chats with a friend, then gets off from the cable car and goes to see people ice-skating. At the end he gives money to a street artist and gets on the cable car again. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved to San Diego in 1968 to serve...
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
In this clip, James goes to work on the cable car. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved to San Diego in 1968 to serve as a medic in the Marine Corps. He then shifted to San Francisco in 1971, where he married his wife Nina, a construction forewoman....
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
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Dr. James Gilbert, of the University of Maryland at College Park discusses the relevance of the city of Chicago to American culture in the latter half of the 19th century.
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
In this clip, James has lunch on the cable car, then keeps working. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved to San Diego in 1968 to serve as a medic in the Marine Corps. He then shifted to San Francisco in 1971, where he married his wife Nina, a...
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
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Dr. Maureen Flanagan, of Michigan State University, discusses the development of Chicago's municipal government, and how it came to be known as corrupt by the 1890s. 
Topics: Chicago, Illinois, Gilded Age
In this clip, James meets some friends to play music together. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved to San Diego in 1968 to serve as a medic in the Marine Corps. He then shifted to San Francisco in 1971, where he married his wife Nina, a construction...
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
by Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (57 min.) Part of the Nicholas R. Clifford symposium series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Introduction by President Ron Liebowitz first seven minutes. McKibben discusses the latest science on global warming as well as the meaning of that science, and the idea that humans are suddenly casting a much larger shadow over the planet's operations.
Topics: Environmental ethics, Global warming, Climate change, Environmentalism, Economics, Lectures
In this clip, James wakes up, takes a shower, eats breakfast, plays tennis, and meets up with his friend. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved to San Diego in 1968 to serve as a medic in the Marine Corps. He then shifted to San Francisco in 1971, where...
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
The Ghost Players Collection
by Joe Scherrman
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children; Ghost Players; adults; adult; Marv Maiers; parents; Hank Lucas; location joke; calling mom out of crowd; batting lesson; timing and rythm; applause; child batting; funny; laughter; adult batting; teaching how to swing; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Ghost Sunday; Field of Dreams; 2005; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, children, Ghost Players, adults, adult, Marv Maiers, parents, Hank Lucas,...
In this clip, James plays music for an hour then goes to a bar where he plays pool. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved to San Diego in 1968 to serve as a medic in the Marine Corps. He then shifted to San Francisco in 1971, where he married his wife...
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
The Ghost Players Collection
by Joe Scherrman
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Beckman; crowd; high school game; applause; Dyersville; Iowa; Commercial Club; Jenk Field; 2005; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Dyersville, Beckman, crowd, high school game, applause, Dyersville, Iowa, Commercial Club,...
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John Rotz; child; kid; Ghost Players; sitting; pile up; plastic bat; throws; funny; glove; playing; john sits on a kid and another child hits him with a plastic bat; Field of Dreams; Iowa; ESPN; 2003; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, John Rotz, child, kid, Ghost Players, sitting, pile up, plastic bat,...
The Ghost Players Collection
by Joe Scherrman
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Rod Dedeaux; Sue Reidel; Don Lansing; Betty Boeckenstedt; Cameraman; Becky Lansing; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 2005; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Rod Dedeaux, Sue Reidel, Don Lansing, Betty Boeckenstedt, Cameraman, Becky...
The Ghost Players Collection
by Joe Scherrman
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Ghost Players; crowd; national anthem; flag; capital building; american legion; closeup; zoom out; Des Moines; Iowa; Des Moines; Principal Park; 2005; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Des Moines, Ghost Players, crowd, national anthem, flag, capital building, american legion,...
The Ghost Players Collection
by Joe Scherrman
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Ghost Players; boy; woman; good looking mom; comedy routine; gotta kiss the catcher; catcher has a big butt; laughing; batting; powerade; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Ghost Sunday; Field of Dreams; 2005; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Ghost Players, boy, woman, good looking mom, comedy routine, laughing,...