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Ages: 11 - 18
American Experience: Roberto Clemente
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE from PBS presents Roberto Clemente. Born in Puerto Rico, Clemente was an exceptional baseball player and humanitarian whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change. He would die in a tr... [more]
February 9, 2011 at 07:19 PM
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Ages: 8 - 15
Report on Betty Nesmith Graham
From YouTube
This video contains a third grader giving her report on Betty Nesmith Graham. Graham invented liquid paper, or "white out".(Amateur video)
July 10, 2009 at 06:58 PM
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Ages: 5 - 18
Top 10 Most Powerful Left-Handed People
From answers.com, produced by AllTime10s
This 1:45 minute video has all sorts of facts about lefthanders. It is a fun video for students to watch and certainly worth the time. Great to motivate lefthanded students as well.
August 3, 2011 at 12:21 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
American Experience: The Kennedys
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
This professionally-made video from PBS gives you an indepth look at the saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy that occurred within the Kennedy family. From Joseph Kennedy's rise on Wall Street, through John, Robert and Edward... [more]
February 9, 2011 at 07:25 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
Samuel Gompers and the AFL-CIO
From c-spanvideo.org, produced by C-Span
This 42 minute long video is about the life of Samuel Gompers and his impact on public policy and our society. Mr. Gompers was one of the earliest labor leaders with the AFL-CIO and is considered the father of the modern labor movement. This is done ... [more]
March 10, 2011 at 10:58 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Elizabeth Taylor Biography
From answers.com, produced by World Wide Ent
In this four minute biography of the Academy Award winner  Elizabeth Taylor students will learn of her life and marriages and work to raise funds to fight Aids and as a supporter of Michael Jackson.
June 16, 2011 at 10:39 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Harry Houdini - Profile
From answers.com, produced by WatchMojo
This three minute video explains the life of Houdini who was born on March 24, 1874. He was a world famous magician who made his reputation by saying that he could escape from anything; shackles, chains, and even straight jackets. He died of appendic... [more]
April 2, 2012 at 11:08 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
The Fall of William Durant
From classroomclips.org, produced by A Moment in Time
This four minute video shows how Durant used his insights and experiences to create an automobile company called General Motors. He lost control of GM so he started another company, Chevrolet. This is a good video to show how a depression ruined him ... [more]
July 17, 2011 at 10:30 PM
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Ages: 10 - 15
Marilyn Monroe Newsreel Obituary - Death of a Star
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Newsreel obituary on the death of Marilyn Monroe right after the event., reflecting on her public life.
July 12, 2009 at 10:12 AM
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Ages: 7 - 18
Benedict Arnold: Patriot and Traitor
From biography.com, produced by Biography
This two minute video is about what caused Arnold to be treated as a traitor despite his outstanding record in defense of the colonies. The video does not tell what caused him to give the British information or the way he was treated by George Washin... [more]
March 6, 2011 at 08:05 PM
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