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Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Laurel (Character in Welty's novel) (1988)
Eighth Segment: Cleanth Brooks observes how the character Laurel, in Eudora Welty's novel The Optimist's Daughter talks about the past, but does not have to change the past, but rather...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; Laurel; Optimist's Daughter; past; present; change;
Duration: 00:01:02
Popularity (downloads): 359
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Knowledge of the Past (1988)
Tenth Segment: Cleanth Brooks and Eudora Welty discuss how the present generation of students tend to forget the past, such that students don't even know when the Civil War was...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; past; present; Civil Rights; Civil War; World War Two; memory; history;
Duration: 00:01:50
Popularity (downloads): 367
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Getting Out of the Present Tense (1988)
Eleventh Segment: Cleanth Brooks asks if contemporary narrative writings tend to invent their own reality as a result of not understanding the past. Welty responds that one problem of modern...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; lyric; epic; history; present; past; drama; experience; literature;
Duration: 00:03:13
Popularity (downloads): 301
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Young Southern Writers (1988)
Ninth Segment: In response to a question about some of Welty's "historical" writings, she observes that she was writing about the present at that time, and not about the mysterious...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; past; present; history; literature;
Duration: 00:01:16
Popularity (downloads): 218
 
Salton Honored - A SMART Celebration: Tape #3 Full (1995)
On April 22, 1995-01-01, information retrieval researchers from Europe and the United States gathered to honor Gerard Salton and the achievements of the SMART group over the past 30 years...

Genre: Lecture
Keywords: Information Retrieval; IR; SMART; Cornell; Gerard Salton; Chris Buckley; Robert Constable; Future of Information Retrieval
Duration: 00:29:58
Popularity (downloads): 1568
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King with William Ferris (2000)
This video recording was made on January 2, 2000 at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.as part of the "American Voices" presentations at the "Millennium on the Mall" celebrations. Transcript...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Future of the Blues; B.B. King; Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities; William Ferris; author; folklorist; film maker; academic administrator; Encyclopedia of Southern Culture; Director of Center for Southern Culture; plays guitar;
Duration: 01:02:00
Popularity (downloads): 454
 
Hurricane Force - A Coastal Perspective, segment 11 of 12 (1994)
Hurricanes will leave their mark on coastlines in the future just as they have in the past

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Hurricanes;
Duration: 00:01:30
Popularity (downloads): 529
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King, a Living Library (2000)
In the ninth segment William Ferris praises B.B. King as a "living library."

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Pepticon; tonic; melodic line; progressions; keeping the beat;
Duration: 00:04:48
Popularity (downloads): 414
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King, "The Thrill Is Gone" (2000)
In the tenth segment B.B. King sings "The Thrill Is Gone" to his own guitar accompaniment. William Ferris plays backup acoustic rhythm guitar.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: "The Thrill is Gone"; key of A;
Duration: 00:04:43
Popularity (downloads): 493
 
Wrestling with Uncertainty, segment 05 of 16 (1995)
Basins housing great masses of sediment contain America's major petroleum resources

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Oil and Gas;
Duration: 00:01:21
Popularity (downloads): 489
 

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