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Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - The Optimist's Daughter (1988)
Seventh Segment: Cleanth Brooks notes that Walker Percy gave a warning to young Southern writers, to the effect that they have to face up to situations of change. He asks...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; Walker Percy; writing; novels; Optimist's Daughter; change;
Duration: 00:02:30
Popularity (downloads): 306
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Writer's Role in Society (1988)
Seventeenth Segment: Cleanth Brooks observes that much of Southern life could be reconstructed from the novels of such writers as Walker Percy, Peter Taylor and Eudora Welty, since such writers...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; Walker Percy; Peter Taylor; Faulkner; Southern society; literature and society;
Duration: 00:03:31
Popularity (downloads): 333
 
ABCs of Walking Wisely (1959)
Illustrates how people walk in streets like the alphabet. Shows among others the G-Walker, who doesn't look where he's going but says 'Gee, look at that,' the Y-Walker, who says...

Genre: Ephemeral
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Duration: 00:10:03
Popularity (downloads): 363
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Teenage Musical Experience (2000)
In the fourth segment B.B. King discusses his musical experiences growing up around Indianola, Mississippi from age 14 until he left for Memphis, Tennessee in 1943 at age 18.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Indianola, Mississippi; fourteen; quartet; St. John's Gospel Singers; decision to become blues singer;television; ten cent vendors; soundies; 16mm film; Count Basie; Louis Armstrong; Duke Ellington; jazz; Benny Goodman; 74; 1943; 18 years old; Uncle Sam; Tbone Walker; Lonnie Johnson; Blind Lemmon Jefferson;jazz electric guitar; Charlie Christian; Django Rhinehart; Hot Club; France; 1949; 1955; radio;Lucille
Duration: 00:05:25
Popularity (downloads): 360
 
NASAWhy?Files - The Case of the Electrical Mystery (2004)
NASA Why? Files video containing the following nine segments. NASA Why? Files segment involving students in an activity studying circuits and how the different types and combinations of circuits work....

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Why? Files; Experiment; Student Activity; Circuits; Light Bulb; Battery; Wires; Series Circuit; Electricity; Parallel Circuit; Complex Circuits; Lightning; Electrical Charges; Greeks; Amber; Wool; Fossilized Tree Sap; Fiber; Hair; Paper; Comb; Repel; Uncharged; Attract; Positive; Negative; Protons; Electrons; Neutral; Neutrons; Particles; Air; Electrical Circuits; Load; Circuit; Power Source; Energy; Work; Battery; Conductor; Wires; Simple Circuit; Voltage; Electrons; Light Bulb; Closed Circuit; Open Circuit; Fuses; Circuit Breakers; Electric Charges; Electrons; Lightning; Battery; Socket; Power; Solar Power; Solar Cells; Physics; Wires; Energy; Work; Chemical Energy; Mechanical Motion; Power Company; Current; Sources of Energy; Wind Power; Natural Gas; Coal; Oil; Nuclear Fission; Steam; Turbines; Generator; Niagara Falls Power Project; Hydro Power; Benjamin Franklin; Lightning; Electrical Spark; Copper; Zinc; Alessandro Volta; Thomas Edison; Generator; Electrical Current; Nikola Tesla; Alternating Current; Niagara Falls; Thunderstorm; Cloud; Ground; Channel; Volt; Discharge; Cloud To Cloud Lightning; NASA Langley; Aircraft; Lightning Strikes; Turbulence; Cockpit; Nose Boom; Sparks; Power Outage; Short Circuit; Overload; Electricity; Niagara Power Project; Canada; United States; Power Plant; Niagara River; New York Ontario; Niagara Falls; Hydro-Electrical Power Plant; Generator; Kilowatts; Forebay; Canal; Reservoir; Turbines; Mechanical Energy; Water; Power Outage; Equipment Failures; Severe Storms; Overload; Power Company; Generator; Voltage; Power Plant; Electricity; Wires; Substations; Transformer; Kilowatt Hour; Utility; Underground Powerline; Public Damage;
Duration: 00:56:34
Popularity (downloads): 3057
 

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