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View Resource The Richest Man in the World: Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie, avaricious gilded age capitalist (strikebreaker at Homestead), prolific philanthropist (donator of nearly 3,000 libraries in 33 years), or a combination of both? You can decide at the PBS (Public Broadcasting System) companion site to the American Experience biography of this multi-faceted, complex personality. The site contains a full transcript of the show, a detailed,...

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/carnegie/
View Resource The Getty

The Getty site, featuring "nearly 54,000 pages related to works of art and professional reports in conservation and art history." The heart of the new site is the Explore Art section, which includes 3,300 works of art, 1,500 artist biographies, 1,500 glossary definitions, over 200 video clips, online exhibitions, provenance information, and more. The collections may be browsed by an alphabetical...

http://www.getty.edu/
View Resource The Challenge of Democracy: LBJ in the Oval Office: Johnson's Vietnam Anguish

Northwestern University's Jerry Goldman, provider of the Oyez Oyez Oyez Supreme Court Oral Arguments audio archive (discussed in the January 26, 1996 Scout Report) has made another net contribution, providing RealAudio versions of telephone conversations of President Lyndon Johnson, recorded on May 27, 1964. Recently released by the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, three of the four...

https://www.wyzant.com/resources/lessons/history/hpol/lbj/vi...
View Resource The Life of Birds

This companion to a new PBS series featuring renowned wildlife documentary host Sir David Attenborough is not as feature-rich as some comparable sites but deserves a visit nonetheless. Essentially a collection of five thoughtful illustrated essays, the site explores bird evolution, intelligence, songs (with RealPlayer examples), parenting, and several superlative birds. Additional contents include...

http://www.pbs.org/lifeofbirds/
View Resource Atlantic Unbound: American Graffiti: "Strange Pollen: Dr. Thompson and the Spirit of the Age" and "Writing on the Wall: A Multimedia Interview with Hunter S. Thompson"

_The Atlantic Monthly's_ Unbound web site contains a special feature devoted to "Gonzo" journalist Hunter S. Thompson. This site contains two parts: Writing on the Wall, a multimedia interview with the journalist conducted by Matthew Hahn; and Sven Birkirts' (author of The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age) essay entitled Strange Pollen: Dr. Hunter Thompson and the Spirit...

https://www.theatlantic.com/past/docs/unbound/graffiti/hst.h...
View Resource John Hopkins University: Signals Systems Control

The demonstrations given on this Web site are a collection of Java applets and RealAudio clips that explain many underlying concepts of math and engineering. They were developed at John Hopkins University for a project that attempts to use the technology of the World Wide Web in engineering education. Students, under the supervision of electrical and computer engineering professor Dr. Rugh, have...

https://pages.jh.edu/signals/index.html
View Resource Swinging Through Time: The Graystone Museum and the Story of Detroit Jazz

The well known Internet Public Library has recently added this site to its Exhibit Hall. The Graystone Ballroom in Detroit, Michigan was "a luxurious '20s temple to nightlife and that new music sweeping America -- jazz." The Graystone was demolished in 1980, but this site helps bring it, and the Detroit jazz scene, alive. The site contains the Detroit Jazz reading room, with five essays about the...

https://www.ipl.org:443/div/detjazz/
View Resource U.S. Labor and Industrial History World Wide Web Audio Archive

Maintained by Professor Gerald Zahavi of the University at Albany, this site contains a developing archive of Labor and Industrial History audio recordings in RealAudio format. Currently the site features two groups of recordings. The first are from a Columbia University Labor Teach-In in October 1996, "The Fight for America's Future: A Teach-In with the Labor Movement." The second group contains...

https://www.albany.edu/history/LaborAudio/
View Resource Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

This companion site to Ken Burns' new film, which aired on November 4 and 5, 1997, is highlighted by the Archive: a timeline of the trip; a collection of related links; an extensive bibliography; and over 800 minutes of unedited, full-length RealPlayer interviews with seven experts featured in the film (transcripts also available). Into the Unknown contains an interactive story written by PBS...

https://www.pbs.org/kenburns/lewis-clark/
View Resource BBC News Online

BBC News has entered the Internet news arena in impressive fashion. Their site contains an abundance of news pieces, organized into several sections: Front Page, UK, World, Business, Science/Technology, and Sports. The stories are generally well-written and well-supported graphically with photos and links to relevant sites. Multimedia features include continuously updated RealPlayer broadcasts...

https://www.bbc.com/news
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