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Misc. World Biographies

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Mother Theresa Biography
From answers.com, produced by World Wide Ent
This four-minute video is an overview of this Romanian nun. Provides good depth, but some students may have a problem with the accents. Very good overall.
July 3, 2011 at 11:57 AM
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Ancient History Revealed: Hypatia
From history.co.uk, produced by History Channel
Hypatia was a Greek mathmatican who managed her own philosophy school. She also made advances in algebra and revolutionized astronomy and this (02:28) video shows a glimpse of her life. Motivating for girls.
February 26, 2012 at 09:50 PM
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The Legacy of Underwater Explorer Jacques Cousteau
From YouTube, produced by CNN
Report on the legacy of underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau. (03:31)
February 21, 2014 at 07:00 PM
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Pol Pot: Mini-Bio
From biography.com, produced by Biography Channel
As the communist leader of Khmer Rouge, Pol Pot thought cities were evil and planned to rebuild Cambodia as an agrarian society. Many civilians were systematically killed, then buried in mass graves, known as The Killing Fields. In this video clip, l... [more]
November 20, 2012 at 05:03 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Young Heroes: Louis Braille (with Captions and Description)
From YouTube, produced by Patrick Doyle
This video dramatizes the life of Louis Braille, including the events that caused him to become blind as well as the cause of his death in 1852 at the age of 43 of tuberculosis.  The video illustrates the development of the Braille System, which he c... [more]
July 12, 2010 at 11:13 AM
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Bill Richmond, Tom Molineaux - Black Boxers in 1810 London
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Bill Richmond was a black man who ran his own business in 1800's London. A champion boxer he took on white boxer Tom Cribb, who was younger and heavier in a national title fight in 1805. He lost the fight but used his earnings to set up a pub and box... [more]
February 12, 2012 at 04:26 PM
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Truth and Reconciliation
From history.com, produced by History Channel
On October 29, 1998, South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, headed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, released its final report about crimes and atrocities that occurred during apartheid. Upon presenting the 3,500-page report to Nelson Mandela,... [more]
July 21, 2012 at 12:52 AM
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Hugo Chavez Biography: Life of the Venezuelan Leader
From watchmojo.com, produced by WatchMojo
Born July 28th, 1954 in Sabaneta, Venezuela, Hugo Chavez was directly exposed to the poverty in Venezuela at a young age. He developed his ideas for political and social change while at military school and eventually amassed many followers. Though hi... [more]
October 8, 2012 at 08:18 PM
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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Mini-Bio
From biography.com, produced by Biography Channel
After the 1979 Islamic revolution, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad entered politics. He was elected President of Iran in 2005. His pursuit of a nuclear program and anti-Israeli rhetoric has put him at odds with the United Nations. In this video clip, learn more ... [more]
November 8, 2012 at 12:08 AM
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Idi Amin: Mini-Bio
From biography.com, produced by Biography Channel
Idi Amin joined the King's African Rifles in 1946 and soon developed a bad reputation for his treatment of detainees. He staged a military coup in 1971. As President of Uganda, his brutality made many consider him the "Butcher of Uganda." In this vid... [more]
November 8, 2012 at 12:14 AM
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