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Time 100

This Time Warner Pathfinder (discussed in the November 11, 1994 Scout Report) Time Magazine site, released to coincide with a Time cover story of the same title, is the first in what is to be a five part site that will eventually cover 100 of the 20th Century's most influential people. At present the site contains profiles of 20 of the century's most influential "leaders & revolutionaries,"...
Letters to Future Generations

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization), an organization composed of 188 Member States, attempts to contribute expertise across all of the sciences to enrich both today and tomorrow's world. In developing Letters to future generations, essays written by 22 world leaders and thinkers, UNESCO has done just that. Addressed to people living in 2050, the letters share...
Choices for the 21st Century Education Project

Developed by the Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Institute for International Studies at Brown University, this innovative educational resource provides materials devoted to analyzing the choices involved in crucial historical events and contemporary issues. The Institute offers two series. The first, Classroom Publications, provides in-depth lesson plans on topics such as China on the World Stage: Weighing...
New York Times: Retro Report

From The New York Times and the non-profit organization (headed by Kyra Darnton) comes Retro Report, a series of articles and short documentary films that examine news stories of yesteryear and how these events shaped our contemporary world. In an article published on September 16, 2018, Clyde Haberman considers the impact of the horrific 1982 Tylenol murders and how the company...