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Recent Events in the U.S. (2000-Present)

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Ages: 12 - 18
The Bombing of the Twin Towers: A Tribute
From kewego.com
This five-minute video shows footage of the terrorist attack. Excellent shots. A great video to show to enable students to remember what happened. (05:00)
October 10, 2010 at 01:20 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
9-11 Tribute Video
From teachertube.com
A three-minute review of the events.  Very dramatic. Not for younger children. Preview first! Many lessons here depending on the subject taught. Shows courage, sacrifice, and spirit among other important human qualities. Perhaps best used as the titl... [more]
August 3, 2010 at 08:22 PM
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Ages: 10 - 16
President Bush Responds to Jena 6
From YouTube, produced by CSpan
President Bush discusses Jena 6 on CNN. At a White House news conference Thursday morning, President Bush said the events in Jena had "saddened" him. (01:27)
July 31, 2009 at 02:01 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Prime Minister Gordon Brown Address to Congress (2009)
From YouTube, produced by CSpan
British Prime Minister Brown addressed a joint meeting of Congress. Discusses the current status and future of America and the world.  (34:18)
March 26, 2009 at 10:33 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
Three Things I Learned While My Plane Crashed
From ted.com, produced by TED Talks
Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River in New York in January 2009. What went through his mind as the doomed plane went down? At TED, he tells his story publicly for the first time.  His story i... [more]
April 30, 2011 at 06:15 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
The Last Moments of the Columbia Astronauts
From awesomestories.com, produced by NASA
This ten-minute video is the only video recovered after Columbia disintegrated during re-entry.  It depicts the crew during their final preparations, before landing. The tape ends four minutes before the first failure.  The rest of the video was dest... [more]
February 18, 2011 at 12:49 AM
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Ages: 13 - 18
ABC World News:The Inventions that Changed the Decade (2000's)
From YouTube, produced by ABC News
A news report about Y2K to 2010 and the changes brought about by electronic inventions.   Also documents the stages of the recession of the decade.  (03:18)
April 29, 2010 at 11:31 AM
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Ages: 13 - 18
Storm on the Horizon
From vimeo.com, produced by Vimeo/Vin Di Bona,
This one-minute video is an overview of the book by David Morris, “STORM ON THE HORIZON: Khafji-The Battle That Changed the Face of the Gulf War”.  It briefly gives a picture of two battles that occurred at the beginning of Desert Storm. Limited use.... [more]
October 15, 2011 at 08:51 PM
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