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America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - Introduction of William Ferris and B.B. King (2000)
In the first segment Stephen Yessum, Director of the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, Washington D.C., introduces William Ferris and B.B. King.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Future of the Blues; B.B. King; Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities; William Ferris; author; folklorist; film maker; academic administrator; Encyclopedia of Southern Culture; Director of Center for Southern Culture; plays guitar;
Duration: 00:01:17
Popularity (downloads): 310
 
Interview with Dr. William Ferris (2007)


Genre: Educational
Keywords: Bill Ferris; folklore; folklife; American South; humanities; music; popular culture; technology;
Duration: 00:29:42
Popularity (downloads): 12
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - Introduction of B.B. King by William Ferris (2000)
In the second segment William Ferris introduces B.B. King

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Smithsonian; 20th century; America's contributions; century of the blues; American music; jazz; country; gospel;classical; poetry; literature; visual arts; single most important blues artist of this century; Beal Street; King of the Blues;
Duration: 00:02:35
Popularity (downloads): 303
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King with William Ferris (2000)
This video recording was made on January 2, 2000 at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.as part of the "American Voices" presentations at the "Millennium on the Mall" celebrations. Transcript...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Future of the Blues; B.B. King; Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities; William Ferris; author; folklorist; film maker; academic administrator; Encyclopedia of Southern Culture; Director of Center for Southern Culture; plays guitar;
Duration: 01:02:00
Popularity (downloads): 454
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King, a Living Library (2000)
In the ninth segment William Ferris praises B.B. King as a "living library."

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Pepticon; tonic; melodic line; progressions; keeping the beat;
Duration: 00:04:48
Popularity (downloads): 414
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King, "The Thrill Is Gone" (2000)
In the tenth segment B.B. King sings "The Thrill Is Gone" to his own guitar accompaniment. William Ferris plays backup acoustic rhythm guitar.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: "The Thrill is Gone"; key of A;
Duration: 00:04:43
Popularity (downloads): 493
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson (1988)
The entire video (second part) of the interview between Eudora and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson on June 30, 1988. This is the digital version of VT-20367/34 of the William Ferris...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature;
Duration: 00:38:35
Popularity (downloads): 466
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Early Musical Education (2000)
In the third segment William Ferris and B.B. King discuss his musical education until age 14.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Itta Bene, Mississippi; Indianola, Mississippi; divorce; Greenwood, Mississippi; Tupelo, Mississippi; Elvis Presley; religious mother; church; Pastor Archie Fair; guitar playing in church; Church of God in Christ Sanctified; blues; gospel; Reverend Utah Smith; electric guitar; Blind Lemmon Jefferson; Lonnie Johnson; Blind Blake; Reverend Gates; Robert Johnson; great aunt; victrola phonograph; 78 records;
Duration: 00:04:04
Popularity (downloads): 556
 
Salton Honored - A SMART Celebration: IR other than Statistics? (1995)
The second speaker, William Cooper, gave the talk - Can IR founded on any science other than statistitcs?

Genre: Lecture
Keywords: Information Retrieval; IR; SMART; Cornell; 30 Years; Computer Science; William Cooper; Science; Statistics
Duration: 00:30:47
Popularity (downloads): 1285
 
[Hats in Ring: Knowland, Knight Declare Candidacy] (1950)
Senator William Knowland (publisher, Oakland Tribune) announces candidacy in the Republican primary for Governor of California. Incumbent Governor Goodwin Knight accuses him of national ambition. Attorney General Edmund G. Brown,...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Newsreels; Political campaigns and elections: California; Knowland, William;
Duration: 00:49:00
Popularity (downloads): 336
 

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