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Howard Hughes: The Man and the Madness - Documentary | Biography

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  • The Black Paintings of Francisco Goya


    A presentation of the black paintings, a dark series of murals by the Spanish painter Francisco Goya.
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  • 3/4 David Bomberg: Prophet in No Mans Land - British Art At War


    First broadcast: Sept 2014,
    Episode 3/3 In the years preceding 1914, David Bomberg, Walter Sickert and Paul Nash set out to paint a new world, but, as the century unfolded, found themselves working in the rubble.

    David Bomberg is now recognised as the most startlingly original British painter of his generation, but died in obscurity more than half a century ago.

    A Jewish immigrant from London's east end, his early modernist works pushed art to its limits. Fighting at the Somme, David Bomberg watched the world splinter and fall apart just like the works of art he had created. Bomberg spent the rest of his life searching for order in an increasingly disordered world, and his wanderings took him as far as Palestine, before he settled at the end of his life in Ronda, Spain.

    When he died in 1957, embattled and in poverty, he seemed to be no more than a footnote in the history of British art. However, the works that survive David Bomberg tell their own story. Combative and iconoclastic, he remains the most elusively original British painter of the 20th century.

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  • Biography Documentary HD - Howard Hughes


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  • That Time Howard Hughes Purchased a TV Station So He Could Have Netflix in the 1960s


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    What Happened to Howard Hughes' Money After He Died

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    Howard Hughes, the legendarily reclusive billionaire business magnate, is a man about whom much has been written and most people know at least a little bit about. However, as we did when we covered JP Morgan’ giant, purple, knobbly nose that he largely managed to keep hidden from the world, today we’re going to focus on a lesser known aspect of the life of Howard Hughes-specifically the time he bought an entire TV station so that he could watch his favourite movies whenever he wanted.

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    It was a cool California November afternoon in 1947 when the HK-4 Hercules, also known as the Spruce Goose, finally flew. It was supposed to be a simple taxi test, nothing more than motoring through the water of Long Beach Harbor to show off its speed and test out the plane in open water. But having endured years of people mocking the project and himself for trying to build a plane so massive it had no hope of flying, Howard Hughes decided to take the opportunity to extend his middle finger at them all in the most poignant way he could.

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  • 15 Books Elon Musk Thinks Everyone Should Read


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  • Book Trailer Hidden Genius Biography of Frank Calvin Mann 1908-1992


    Frank Mann had the deck stacked against him from the very start. A Black child born to an unwed mother in 1908 Texas didn't have much hope of becoming a success in life. But in 1919, on a dusty Houston airfield, young Frank met a kindred soul, a boy named Howard Hughes. It was the start of a lifelong relationship, and together, these two men helped revolutionize the world with their unique inventions and designs.

    However, because Frank was Black, he did not always receive the credit he deserved and few people today know of his accomplishments.

    Book Trailer for 'Hidden Genius' tells the little known story of a talented aeronautical and aerospace engineer, award winning sports car designer, soldier of fortune, U.S. Army officer in WWII, and primary civilian flight instructor for the famed Tuskegee Airmen.

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  • Piers Morgan Biography: A Controversial, but Successful, Journalism Career


    At the age of seventeen he had a master plan for becoming the best known journalist in Britain. He’s been in the midst of media scandals, he’s interviewed some of the most famous celebrities and most powerful politicians in the world, and he’s judged the talents of hundreds of common folks. Arrogant, ambitious, and shameless…. so who is this media man? None other than Piers Morgan, of course…

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    7. Vaslav Nijinsky And His Tragic Descent Into Insanity
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  • NETWORK, Sidney Lumet, 1976 - Im Mad As Hell and Im Not Gonna Take This Anymore!


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    Howard Beale (Peter Finch), an acclaimed anchor at the UBS Evening News, is put out to pasture because he too old. News division president Max Schumacher (William Holden), Howard's best friend, is forced to deliver the decision. Beale can't stomach the idea of losing his 25-year post as anchorman simply because of age, so in his next broadcast he announces to the viewers that he's going to commit suicide on his final program. The network wants Beale immediately fired, but Schumacher gives him a chance to apologize on the air. What he doesn't count on is Beale using this camera time to go off on another tirade that to everyone's surprise resonates with the audience. Seeing an opportunity to harness Beale's mad as hell energy, the head of programming, Diana Christensen (Faye Dunaway), suggests Beale be given his own show. Although Max and Diana disagree on this business proposal, they initiate a personal relationship that complicates matters further. Driven by her tireless efforts to succeed, Diana drives Max away as Beale's show becomes more crazed. And as those working in media know, fans are fickle and when Beale's ratings drop, Diana and the network execs cancel his show permanently.

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    The panel of performers - Karen Akers (Nine), Christine Baranski (Sally and Marsha), actor/playwright Harvey Fierstein ('Torch Song Trilogy), Ben Harney ('Dreamgirls), Lonny Price (Master Harold...and the boys), and Liv Ullmann (Ghosts) - discuss the strong themes of their respective productions; how demanding their roles are, from character development to physical challenges to the emotional intensity of a role; training and audition experiences; how cast replacements effect a play; and developing new musicals out-of-town compared to workshopping in New York.

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  • Allied Invasion of Sicily | Animated History


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    In the Western world, only since the mid-18th century has it been possible to discuss ethical questions publicly without referring to Christianity. Modern thinking about morality, which assumes that gods do not exist, or at least do not intervene, is in its infancy. But the ancient Greeks and Romans elaborated robust philosophical schools of ethical thought for more than a millennium, from the first professed agnostics such as Protagoras (fifth century BCE) to the last pagan thinkers. The Platon...

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  • Forwards and Backwards: Architecture in inter-war England - Dr Simon Thurley


    The First World War brought far reaching changes to England. These included a huge expansion of the suburbs, the massive growth of motoring and a debate about how England should look in the future. This was not a simple battle between conservationists and developers; it was a search for the soul of England.

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    Simon Thurley's four lectures complete his survey of English building from the Saxons to the present day. The theme is modernity and tradition. This is the story of how British architects struggled to find an architectural language that met the needs and aspirations of a society in a state of rapid change while negotiating deep and popular traditions and beliefs. Two World Wars shook the nation producing the seemingly contradictory emotions of nostalgia and progress. Out of this has come the world in which we live.

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    As the world is patiently waiting for the release of Christopher Nolan's last Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises many of us are wondering what is up next for the talented director. With Nolan's track record for making uber successful films with not only the Batman movies but also his last film Inception it's safe to guess that the 41 year old director can now make pretty much any film he wants. Unfortunately as to what that film may be will remain a secret for some time so for now we can only guess as to what he has planned next. We do know that Mr. Nolan has wanted to make a Howard Hughes biopic for quite some time now and it was believed that this was true after it was reported that Nolan was using Michael Dronsin's Citizen Hughes: The Power, the Money and the Madness as source material for a new iteration. But in his recent interview with Empire Magazine Nolan revealed that the Hughes project has been lifted off the table. It's a shame because there's no doubt Nolan would have been able to tell the story of the fascinating billionaire in a way we've never seen before. But once again the question as to what he has next still remains a mystery. One possibility that Nolan commented on was perhaps directing a Bond movie sometime down the road. He revealed that he has always been a fan of the series even mentioning Bond as a huge influence to both Batman Begins and Inception. In the interview Nolan reiterates his interest in the project saying that It would have to be the right situation and the right time in their cycle of things. Meaning if he got a hold of the series he would most likely want to start completely new, including replacing Daniel Craig as the leading role. I'm sure whatever Nolan decides to tackle next will be great but until then we all have to patiently wait for his next move. Check out Nolan's interview in Empire Magazine out now and don't forget to go and see The Dark Knight Rises out July 20th!
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  • WFS 018 - Interview with Wild River Press Founder Tom Pero - Atlantic Salmon and Steelhead Fly...


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    - Pete Soverall and the foamer fly had a huge influence on present day foam flies

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    - A passion for bonefish

    Conclusion with Tom Pero

    I wanted to give a big thank you to Tom for coming on the fly fishing show.  He not only told some amazing stories and helped to connect us with some of the history of steelhead, but also shared a real insight into what it takes to publish fishing and hunting books.

    Click the link below to take a look at the show notes for this episode:


  • Deirdre Stam: The Value of the Team: Celebrating the Grand 1909 North Polar Adventure


    November 12, 2009
    Library Associates Lecture Series
    Deirdre Stam, researcher, presenting The Value of the Team: Celebrating the Grand 1909 North Polar Adventure of African American Explorer Matthew Henson

  • Film and the teaching of history - Lancaster University Public Lecture


    This lecture which is a part of the University’s 50th Anniversary public lecture series is delivered by Professor Jeffrey Richards from the Department of History at Lancaster University. Jeffrey will explore the role of film in teaching both at school and university level. Jeffrey Richards will draw on his experience of using both documentary and feature films to teach history and examine the benefits and dangers involved.

    The University’s history department at Lancaster was established in 1964 and has a reputation for exemplary teaching and outstanding research which ranges widely in time and covers most parts of the globe.

  • Through The Eyes of The Artist: Andrew Wyeth


    With Felicia Zavarella Stadelman
    Program Date: 10/30/2014

  • oldfilmsflicker on Michael Cacoyanniss Zorba The Greek


    A video review of Michael Cacoyannis's Zorba The Greek starring Anthony Quinn and Alan Bates

  • Lesson 2 PUP Daniel Part 1



  • An Evening with STEPHEN FRIED, Author of Rush


    On November 6, 2019, the Midtown Scholar Bookstore welcomed bestselling author Stephen Fried to Harrisburg to discuss his new book, Rush: Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father.

    Signed copies of Rush are available in-store and online while supplies last.

    About the Book:

    The monumental life of Benjamin Rush, medical pioneer and one of our most provocative and unsung Founding Fathers.

    By the time he was thirty, Dr. Benjamin Rush had signed the Declaration of Independence, edited Common Sense, toured Europe as Benjamin Franklin’s protégé, and become John Adams’s confidant, and was soon to be appointed Washington’s surgeon general. And as with the greatest Revolutionary minds, Rush was only just beginning his role in 1776 in the American experiment.

    As the new republic coalesced, he became a visionary writer and reformer; a medical pioneer whose insights and reforms revolutionized the treatment of mental illness; an opponent of slavery and prejudice by race, religion, or gender; an adviser to, and often the physician of, America’s first leaders; and “the American Hippocrates.” Rush reveals his singular life and towering legacy, installing him in the pantheon of our wisest and boldest Founding Fathers.

    About the Author:

    Stephen Fried is an award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author who teaches at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the University of Pennsylvania. He is, most recently, the author of the historical biography Appetite for America, and the coauthor, with Congressman Patrick Kennedy, of A Common Struggle. His earlier books include the biography Thing of Beauty: The Tragedy of Supermodel Gia and the investigative books Bitter Pills and The New Rabbi. A two-time winner of the National Magazine Award, Fried has written frequently for Vanity Fair, GQ, The Washington Post Magazine, Rolling Stone, Glamour, and Philadelphia Magazine. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife, author Diane Ayres.

  • Queer women artists in the Harlem Renaissance | #LGBTHM


    For #LGBTHistoryMonth in the UK, I look into some revolutionary queer women Harlem artists, including the blues singers Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, and Gladys Bentley, and the writers Nella Larsen and Angelina Weld Grimke. I hope you find it as interesting as I do!

    Music used:
    Eubie Blake, 'Dream Rag'.
    James P Johnson, 'The Dream'.
    George Hannah, 'The Boy in the Boat'
    Memphis Willie B, 'Bad Girls Blues'
    Gertrude Ma Rainey, 'Prove It On Me Blues'
    Gladys Bentley, 'Worried Blues'
    I don't claim to own any of this music - I'm using them according to fair use terms.

    A playlist for all the songs mentioned and others:

    This website is a bit difficult to navigate, but it is made with love and is an excellent source for queer music:

    History of the lesbian anthem 'Bull Dyker's Dream':

    More information about the life of Gladys Bentley:

    A good book on Harlem Blues and performers, and how they relate to the ideologies of the time is 'The Scene of Harlem Cabaret' by Shane Vogel.

    'Strange Brother' by Blair Niles is difficult to find but an excellent depiction of general (queer) life in Harlem.

    A good general starter book for the literature of the period is 'The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader' edited by David Levering Lewis

    Nella Larsen's 'Passing', Richard Bruce Nugent's 'Smoke, Lillies, and Jade', and stories by Angelina Weld Grimke can all be found in 'Ebony Rising: Short Fiction of the Greater Harlem Renaissance Era' edited by Craig Gable. This can be found online and you wouldn't have much trouble finding the individual stories elsewhere online either.

    Grimke's poetry can be a little more difficult to track down. There is a 'Selected Works' edited by Gloria Hull, but it doesn't seem to be available in many libraries and costs min. £40. If anyone ever fancies getting me a generous birthday present though… ;)

    A large portion of Grimké's published poetry is found in 'Carolling Dusk: An anthology of verse by Black poets of the twenties’ (1927) edited by Countee Cullen, and this is a hella cool collection anyway. Also available online.

    For her previously unpublished poetry, a fair amount is online (e.g. and Lillian Faderman’s ‘Chloe Plus Olivia: An Anthology of Lesbian Literature from the Seventeenth Century to Present’ has a fair few of them. That’s a great book for queer women writing with excellent introductions, so I’d recommend it in general; I got my copy for £4 second hand.

    If you have any questions, would like any more tips on where to find material, or just want to gush about queer Harlem for a bit, comment below or tweet me @izzyinkpen.

    Finally, thanks must go to my amazing professor Juliette Atkinson for giving an incredible seminar introducing me to all this stuff.

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  • Practical Anarchy • Stefan Molyneux • Complete Audiobook


    I myself am a minarchist, but I think this book is worth sharing nonetheless.
    Imagine a world without government.
    Part 1: Methodology 08:43
    Part 2: Reasoning 2:35:51
    Part 3: Examples 6:14:12
    Part 4: Conclusions 8:40:21

    Free Audiobooks by Stefan Molyneux:
    Stefan Molyneux on YT:

    01:54 Preface
    08:43 Part 1: Methodology
    42:15 The Argument from Apocalypse
    1:07:24 A Merely Personal Confession
    1:23:27 A Few Principles
    1:34:47 You are not the only kind person on the planet
    2:1:34 Collective Defense: An Example of Methodology
    2:24:12 Statist National “Defense”: A Critical Example
    2:35:51 Part 2: Reasoning
    2:35:56Introduction: The Six Questions
    2:33:53 Anarchism – Frequently Asked Questions
    2:43:58 Isn’t Anarchism ‘Bad’?
    2:44:51 But if there is no government, how can the inevitable conflicts in human society be resolved?
    2:47:49 But what about the roads?
    2:58:09 How can a society without a government pay for national defense?
    3:2:59 What about education?
    3:6:15 Yes, but how will poor children get an education if it is not paid for through taxes?
    3:11:31 Disproving the State: Four Arguments Against Government
    3:22:55 Anarchy, Violence and the State
    3:40:23 War, Profit and the State
    4:3:01 Externalizing Emotional Discomfort
    4:4:25 In Other Words, The State Is War
    4:21:09 Dispute Resolution Organizations
    4:37:47 The Stateless Society: An Examination of Alternatives
    4:49:12 Environmental Pollution
    5:8:02 The Stateless Society and Violent Crime
    5:19:40 Crimes of Passion
    5:25:21 These Cages Are Only for Beasts
    5:33:44 Stateless Dictatorships: How a Free Society Prevents the Re-emergence of a Government
    5:51:36 The Question of Profit
    6:8:27 The Tank in the Garden
    6:14:12 Part 3: Examples
    6:14:34 Roads
    6:26:24 A Predatory Road Monopoly?
    6:41:37 Health Care
    7:11:29 Health Care and the Poor
    7:16:47 Stateless Prisons
    7:30:19 Money
    7:37:41 The Anarchist Credit Card
    7:47:04 Monetary Aspects of Stateless Money
    8:10:53 Saving Children: The Stateless Society and the Protection of the Helpless
    8:27:32 Preventing Tragedy – An Anarchic Analysis of Abortion
    8:29:54 Subsidizing Abortion
    8:35:58 Taxing Family Planning
    8:40:21 Part 4: Conclusions
    8:40:45 The Value of Anarchism
    8:41:23The Future
    8:50:15 Anarchy and Relationships



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