Travel & Tourism
Playlist Mix BBC Proms 138 videos – The world’s greatest classical music festival, taking place annually every July.
37:44 Four Masted Barque rounding Cape Horn 1928 – Captain Irving Johnson Mystic Seaport Film Andre AquaRed Around Cape Horn 1928 All credit to Mystic Seaport videos for creating this wonderful film. They should have a dedicated utube channel for there films as we may be missing some classics. A rare and wonderful part of..
12:00 The Mechanician: A brief history of Charles E. Taylor May 24th is known as Aviation Maintenance Technician day. The special day was founded in the 1990’s to honor all of the mechanics in the aviation industry and was set on the birthday of the first airplane mechanic, Charles E. Taylor. He worked with the..
24:56 The Wright Brothers On Huffman Prairie After their first flights at Kittyhawk, North Carolina, The Wright Brothers returned to Dayton Ohio. During 1904-1905 on Huffman Prairie, they practiced and perfected the concepts involved in powered flight. From 1910-1915 They Conducted A Pilot Training School And Exhibition Company. The Historic Site Of Huffman Prairie Is..
1:07:08 David McCullough with Ken Burns on The Wright Brothers 92nd Street Y Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough talks with pre-eminent historical documentarian, Ken Burns, telling the dramatic story-behind the story of the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright. Recorded May 7, 2015 at 92nd..
21:10 Floating Paradise Found: MSY SEA CLOUD, Part One: SEA CLOUD Decked! (a top-to-bottom tour) This feature tells the fascinating story of the world’s oldest and, to many, most beautiful cruise ship. Now 90 years old, she was built for cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post and her financier husband E.F. Hutton in 1931 as the..
Gulf of Maine Lobster Industry Concerns – The plentiful catch that brought wealth to fishing families is at risk, as climate change warms the Gulf of Maine. A way of life is on the line, but lobstermen can’t, or won’t, imagine another. Story by Penelope Overton, Portland Press Herald, and Jenna Russell, Globe Staff, December..
58:04 Ken Burns on National Parks – Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan their six-part PBS documentary series The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. The film is the story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence and just as radical — that the most special places in the nation should be preserved,..
KEN BURNS – UNUM VTPBS Passport is an added member benefit that gives you extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming, using your computer, smartphone or tablet. Enjoy episodes of MASTERPIECE, Nature, NOVA, Antiques Roadshow, and so much more. With a sustainer gift of $5 or more monthly, or a one-time..
13:29 River Cruising – What it is like, and what to expect. Provides link to 6 Best European River Cruise Lines.