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NASADestinationTomorrow - Episode 6 (2004)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Video containing five segments as described below. NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment describing NASA's Child Safety Alert System for automobiles. NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment explaining how NASA uses...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Retrospective; Brad Breckenridge; Space Capsule; Dr. Maxime Faget; Alan Shepard; Mercury;
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Downloads: 1562
 
NASA Connect - VT - Parallax (2004)
NASA Connect segment explaining how scientists determined the distance between the earth and the sun. The video also explores the geometric technique called parallax.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Parallax; Astronomical Unit; Earth; Sun; Kepler; Ratio; Baseline Unit; Geometric Technique; Scale; Right Angle; Triangulation; Vertex Angle;
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Downloads: 1576
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's First Hit Recording (2000)
In the sixth segment B.B. King discusses recording his first records in Memphis.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: recording; Nashville, Tennessee; Bullet; Ike Turner; movie portrayal; Tina Turner; Los Angeles; "Three O'Clock Blues"; first hit record;
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Downloads: 366
 
NASAKSN - Bits and Bytes (2003)
NASA Kids Science News segment explaining the difference between bits and bytes.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Kids Science News; Computer; Memory; Storage; Binary; Zero; One; Bits; Bytes;
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Downloads: 1694
 
An Animated Direct-Manipulation Interface to Digital Library Services (1997)
Video demonstration from the 1997 CHI conference.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Animated; Interface; Digital; Library; CHI;
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Downloads: 1042
 
Family Portrait
How the Metropolitan Life Insurance company operates.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Insurance;
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Downloads: 229
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King, Q & A (2000)
In the eleventh segment B.B. King answers questions from the audience.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: John Hope Franklin; birthday; Yale University; Church of God in Christ; faith; "devil's music";aunt; mother; British musicians; Eric Clapton; Rolling Stones; The Who; Beatles; historical icon; Gatemouth Moore; Roy Brown; Stevie Ray Vaughan; favorite guitar players; George Benson; Lonnie Johnson; Louis Jordan; Bobby Hackett; Johnny Hodges; link; Mahalia Jackson; Louis Armstrong; advice; future of blues; mainstream of music; radio; Sonny Bono; copyright;
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Downloads: 438
 
NASA Connect - FOFE - Experimental Aircraft (2004)
NASA Connect segment exploring the future of aircraft such as NASA's new experimental plane, the Hyper X with a scram jet.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Hyper-X; Mach; Speek of Sound; Experimental Aircraft; Scram Jet; Hydrogen Fuel; Air Breather; Engine;
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Downloads: 2063
 
Perversion for Profit (Part I) (1964)
Anti-pornography film produced by financier Charles Keating.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Culture wars;Sexualities;Pornography;
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Downloads: 1451
 
Amateur film: Medicus collection: New York World's Fair, 1939-40 (Reel 5) (Part III) (1939)
Detailed documentation of the 'World of Tomorrow' in beautiful Kodachrome.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40;Amateur films;
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Downloads: 242
 
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