War and the Media:  Howard Zinn

War and the Media: Howard Zinn

the major media have always been own controlled by the people of wealth and %uh and therefore the the editorial positions the choice of news items has always been determined by those people who control the press I think was AJ liebling the writers who said freedom of the press belongs to whoever owns the Read more about War and the Media: Howard Zinn[…]

True Sons of Freedom Online Exhibit

True Sons of Freedom Online Exhibit

Hello everyone. In this video I’ll demonstrate the use of the True Sons of Freedom website and how to find related online resources. True Sons of Freedom is an exhibition at the Library of Virginia featuring near life-size photos of African American soldiers in World War I. It’s on display from January 16, 2018 until Read more about True Sons of Freedom Online Exhibit[…]

A War to End All Wars, 100 Years Since WW1

A War to End All Wars, 100 Years Since WW1

Good evening everybody. It's great to welcome such an enthusiastic crowd.I'm Peggy Fry, the Interim University Librarian, and i would like to thank youall for joining us here this evening. Tonight's program is held in conjunctionwith the Department of Art and Art History and will highlight our newestexhibition, "A War to End All Wars, 100 Read more about A War to End All Wars, 100 Years Since WW1[…]

Why ships used this camouflage in World War I

Why ships used this camouflage in World War I

It was called "dazzle camouflage", and the irregular shapes were paired with bright colors, likethis blue. So when artists painted scenes like this orthis, they weren’t just playing with paint. They were showing the final defense that hundredsupon hundreds of ships used…against torpedoes. British artist Norman Wilkinson painted sceneslike these and specialized in nautical pictures. Read more about Why ships used this camouflage in World War I[…]

The Great War Ep 16   Right is more precious than peace

The Great War Ep 16 Right is more precious than peace

on April 6 1917 the United States of America declared war on Germany but two and a half years the most powerful nation in the world had stood apart from Europe's mortal struggle now at last she was drawn in many months would pass before her soldiers could be ready for battle after the war Read more about The Great War Ep 16 Right is more precious than peace[…]

Levinson on Exporting Democracy

Levinson on Exporting Democracy

one of the distinguishing features about American foreign policy since the Woodrow Wilson administration it was World War one was a war to make the world safe for democracy but from Wilson through FDR Lyndon Johnson george w bush and now Barack Obama one of the themes of all of our presidents has been that Read more about Levinson on Exporting Democracy[…]

Who Started World War I: Crash Course World History 210

Who Started World War I: Crash Course World History 210

مرحبًا، أنا جون غرين وهذه سلسلةCrash Course World History، وسنكمل اليوم نقاشنا حول كيفأن صراعًا إقليميًا أصبح الحرب العالمية الأولى. وسنبحث أيضًا في من بدأ الحرب،ومع أنه لا يمكن لوم دولة واحدة حقًا، إلا أنه يمكن لوم بعض الدول أكثر من دول أخرى. أي مثلاً، إن أمريكا لأول مرة بريئة. ليست بريئة بالكامل.إن أمريكا بريئة Read more about Who Started World War I: Crash Course World History 210[…]