by Cornell University
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Cornell offers a wide variety of courses in American, Latin American, European, Near Eastern, and Asian history. Interested in the impact of new technologies and discovery? Cornell has a history of science program that explores how people adapt—and sometimes maladapt—to innovation.
|1||CleanVideoThe Origin and History of the Internet||Yogi Berra once said "Sometimes you can observe a lot, just by watching." Involved with computing at universities from 1953 to 1998, Professor Ken King describes the primary and under celebrated role that universities played in the creation and evolution||3/9/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoDylan and the Sixties||Professor Richard Polenberg discusses Bob Dylan's critique of political, social, racial and class inequities in the early 1960s.||3/8/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoDarwin, paleontology and evolution||Niles Eldredge explains how fossils shaped Darwin's ideas about evolution||11/6/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoLincoln: Candidate, Campaigner and President-elect||Lecture by Harold Holzer, Lincoln scholar and author||9/18/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoIntro to U.S. Labor History||Nick Salvatore explains how cultural and other influences affected late 19th century politics||9/14/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoSong of the Vine: A History of Wine||Wine expert Thomas Pinney tells of U.S. wine's tumultuous history||7/23/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||VideoCarol Kammen: Ezra Cornell and Any Person||Radical ideas that shaped Cornell and revolutionized higher education||7/22/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||VideoEzra Cornell's Unreasonable Vision||'Welcome to the unfinished business,' he tells Reunion Weekend crowd||6/18/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoHelen Thomas: In the front row at the White House||Press corps legend recalls presidents, political shifts over 65-year career||4/30/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||VideoDorothy Cotton: Lessons from the past, visions for the future||Long-time assistant to Martin Luther King Jr. speaks on his legacy||4/12/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||CleanVideo25 Years of Political Influence||Opening of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) records and the online exhibit.||3/1/2007||Free||View in iTunes|