Military & War
History In Pieces by David Coleman – Presidential Inauguration Dates, Washington to Trump (showing dates for each term served). Links to Inauguration speech. Research guide information
17:47 Amanpour PBS Lincoln Project’s Rick Wilson: Trump’s Life About to Become “A Burning Hell” | ≈ #amanpourpbs Amanpour and Company As rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s efforts to send in state police and the National Guard were blocked by the federal government for a full 90 minutes. Now,..
1:02:46 Professor Timothy Snyder lecture — “What past catastrophe teaches us about future possibility” House of European History The House of European History in Brussels, Belgium, invited Professor Timothy Snyder, a leading expert on Europe’s history, to talk about the continent’s shared and divided memory, one of the museum’s underpinning themes, in the light of..
1:22:16 Timothy Snyder, “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons From The 20th Century” – Snyder is the award-winning author of Bloodlands and Black Earth, and his extensive study of the Holocaust has made him one of the foremost experts on authoritarian movements. In this brief and urgent call-to-action, Snyder, the Housum Professor of history at Yale, identifies..
1:34:17 History Lives – The Halifax Explosion – Playlist of videos available as of Dec. 2020 Videos available – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Sea+Tales+Halifax+Explosion+Video –
The Ship Explosion That Rocked Canada | Halifax Explosion | Spark
18:59 Turing’s Enigma Problem (Part 1) – Computerphile – Alan Turing & Bletchley Park mathematical problem-solvers work to solve the Enigma Code during WWII Computerphile The Enigma cipher machine, said to be unbreakable. Alan Turing had a pivotal role in cracking Enigma codes during WWII. Professor Brailsford takes us through just what Turing and his..
58:33 When Georgia Howled: Sherman on the March GPB FOR 37 WEEKS IN 1864, GENERAL WILLIAM T. SHERMAN MADE GEORGIA HIS BATTLEGROUND. Georgia Public Broadcasting and the Atlanta History Center have partnered to produce the gripping new documentary “When Georgia Howled: Sherman on the March,” premiering Thursday, September 10 at 8 p.m. on GPB Television…
Playlist 1:39:25 Ken Burns: The Civil War – The Cause – 1861 The Civil War – 1 – Savasin Sebebi (1861) Commenter: I’ve watched this mini series dozens of times over the years and it gets better each time. It is a masterpiece.”
54:31 Ben Ferencz: The Only Surviving Chief Prosecutor from the Nuremberg Tribunals Comment: “Must say this is a brilliant lecture. If i would have had a teacher like this I might have wanted to study law and specialize in human rights cases.” Harvard Law School Ben Ferencz ’43, the last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor, has spent..