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The 1950's

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History Rewind: Solar Power Energy, 1954
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In a History Rewind video, scientists at the Bell Laboratories at Murray Hill, New Jersey are turning sunlight into energy! The scientists demonstrate a solar battery which converts light into power. (0:58)
August 22, 2012 at 06:23 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Overview of the 1950s
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The 1950s were about more than just poodle skirts and rock and roll. Color TV and the photocopier became extremely popular along with new breakthroughs in medicine and the discovery of DNA. In this video clip, learn more information about what happen... [more]
August 19, 2012 at 08:35 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Salk's Polio Vaccine Becomes Obsolete
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In a report from the Voice of America at the 1959 International Scientific Congress at Georgetown University, Dr. Albert Sabin discusses the live poliovirus vaccine he developed and compares it to the inactivated, or “killed,” vaccine first developed... [more]
August 22, 2012 at 06:45 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Inside a Prefab Fallout Shelter In
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In a History Rewind video, a new housing development near Denver, Colorado displays the first model homes with built-in fallout shelters. The room is designed with an atomic war in mind, proving to be just what the harried house wife is looking for. ... [more]
August 22, 2012 at 03:14 PM
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Ages: 16 - 18
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Allen Ginsberg on the Beat Generation
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In this video clip, listen to an interview with visionary poet Allen Ginsberg and anthropologist Margaret Mead that sheds light on the origin and meaning of the newly coined term "Beat Generation" in the 1950’s. (5:51)
August 24, 2012 at 01:12 AM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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History Rewind: 1958 Indy 500
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In a History Rewind video, on Memorial Day in Indianapolis, one of the most spectacular races in the history of the 500 mile auto classis is held. In the very first lap, an incredible thirteen car pile-up takes place. (0:53)
August 22, 2012 at 04:11 PM
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