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Descript.
4 videodiscs (720 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 259 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Series
System Det
DVD.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references.
Performer
Lecturer: Dr. Richard Kurin, Smithsonian.
Audience
Unrated.
Contents
disc 1. The Star-Spangled Banner: inspiring the anthem -- Presidents and generals: images of leadership -- Conscience and conflict: religious history -- The growth and spread of slavery -- Emancipation and the Civil War -- Gold, guns, and grandeur: the West -- disc 2. The first Americans: then and now -- Planes, trains and automobiles ... and wagons -- Communications: from telegraph to television -- Immigrant dreams and immigrant struggles -- User friendly: democratizing technology -- Extinction and conservation -- disc 3. Kitty Hawk to Tranquility: innovation and flight -- Cold War: red badges, bombs, and the Berlin Wall -- National tragedy: Maine, Pearl Harbor, 9/11 -- For the greater good: public health -- Women making history -- The power of portraits -- disc 4. Two centuries of American style -- Hollywood: the American myth machine -- The Hope diamond: America's crown jewel -- Sing out for justice: American music -- Exploring the land, exploring the universe -- "All men are created equal": civil rights.
Summary
"The Smithsonian is a repository of America's history, achievements, aspirations, and identity. It holds the artifacts of great leaders, and those of ordinary Americans. It houses scientific specimens and technological wonders. It is home to art, music, films, writings -- a vast treasure trove of objects of extraordinary beauty and outstanding design. With a collection of some 137 million items in more than two dozen museums and research centers, the Smithsonian brings our national epic to life as nothing else can"--Publisher's website.
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Kurin, Richard, 1950-
Teaching Company.
Title
Smithsonian tour through American history
ISBN/ISSN
9781629970912
1629970913
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GC DVD HOW
Descript.
2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iii, 116 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
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Series
System Det
DVD.
Note
In English ; closed-captioned.
Title from disc label.
"Course No. 5018"--Container.
12 lectures (30 minutes each).
Performer
Instructor: Dana Anspach, Sensible Money, LLC.
Bibliog.
Course guidebook includes bibliographical references (pages 112-115).
Contents
How to think like a retirement expert -- How much money do you need to retire? -- Five ways that retirees run out of money -- How to start saving for retirement -- Mid-career financial strategies -- Investing for safety, income, and growth -- The five-year countdown to retirement -- How to make your retirement savings last -- Planning the go-go years in retirement -- Financial strategies for the slow-go years -- Social security, Medicare, and tax strategy -- 10 questions to answer before you retire.
Summary
"Learn how to secure your financial future and create the retirement lifestyle of your dreams with practical advice for planners of any age and income level."--The Great Courses website.
Audience
Not rated.
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Anspach, Dana.
Teaching Company.
ISBN/ISSN
9781644650233
09781644650233
Call #
GC DVD TAI
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Descript.
3 videodiscs (ca. 542 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
System Det
DVD.
Note
English audio.
Cast
David-Dorian Ross.
Note
Originally produced in 2020.
Summary
Practiced in the East for centuries, the flowing movements of the ancient martial art of tai chi have been known to promote health and inner harmony. Welcome to Tai Chi for Aging with Strength and Tranquility, led by International Master Tai Chi Instructor David-Dorian Ross. With his calming voice and easy manner, he encourages viewers to just follow along and copy his healing movements, not to memorize the tai chi forms or focus on the technique of any particular posture.
Contents
Disc 1: Tai chi fit in paradise -- Tai chi fusion: Fire -- Tai chi fusion: Iron -- Tai chi fusion: Bamboo.
Disc 2: Tai chi fit: 24 form -- Tai chi fit over 50: Balance exercises -- Tai chi fit over 50: Seated workout.
Disc 3: Tai chi fit over 60: Gentle exercises for beginners -- Tai chi fit over 60: Healthy joints -- Tai chi fit over 60: Live longer, feel younger.
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Ross, David-Dorian.
Teaching Company.
ISBN/ISSN
9781644650066
09781644650066
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