THE GAME CHANGERS tells of a bold initiative designed to transform American classrooms. In 2009, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation launched an innovative pilot program to identify high-ability people in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math), fund their training at four universities and create new teacher-preparation programs that focus on the skills and knowledge needed in the Information Age.
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 3:30pm
Human violence in its almost infinite variety of forms and consequences is a subject that is thematically linked to many of my films. "Basic Training," "Missile," and "Manoeuvre" are concerned with the training of soldiers to commit violent acts in the name of and in the service of the state when the state is threatened by external enemies.
Wed, 06/06/2012 - 7:00pm
WORLD PEACE AND OTHER 4TH GRADE ACHIEVEMENTS interweaves the story of a remarkable educator and the extraordinary game he developed to demonstrate the complexities of peace and global conflict. Teacher John Hunter's World Peace Game is a hands-on political simulation exercise in which students tackle real-world military, economic and environmental issues.
Story of India
Tue, 06/05/2012 - 8:00pm
India's history is a ten thousand year epic but for over two millennia, India has been at the center of world history. It has seen successive invasions from Alexander the Great and Genghis Khan to Tamburlaine and the British, all of whom left their mark but all of whom succumbed, in the end, to India herself.
Wed, 11/14/2012 - 11:00pm
Nightly Business Report rises above the noise of the marketplace with objective and insightful analysis of the top business, investment, and economic news of the day. NBR knows your money matters, and continues its nightly coverage on nbr.com. The video archive collection below offers some useful NBR features and stories.
Sun, 06/03/2012 - 12:00pm
My Vietnam Your Iraq focuses on the human side of the military and looks at the lineage within military families. The stories describe how common themes resonate as older servicemen and woman reflect on their own service and the thoughts they have about their children's service.
American Road To Victory
Sat, 06/02/2012 - 3:00pm
In this first episode, land in Sainte-Mère-Église with the 82nd Airborne, scale the cliffs at La Pointe du Hoc with the Rangers, wade through the surf on Omaha Beach with the Big Red One and the 29th Infantry Division, and take the guns at Brecourt Manor with Easy Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment. See the uniforms they wore, the weapons they fired and the equipment they carried.
Fri, 06/01/2012 - 4:00pm
Thirty years later, in this one-hour documentary, the young Swedish writer, analyst and Cato Institute Fellow Johan Norberg travels in Friedman's footsteps to see what has actually happened in the places Friedman's ideas helped transform.
Secrets of the Dead
Thu, 05/31/2012 - 9:00pm
On April 20, 1925, Colonel Percy Fawcett, his elder son Jack Fawcett and Jack’s lifelong friend, Raleigh Rimmell, departed from Cuiabá, the capital city of the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso, to find “Z” — Col. Fawcett’s name for what he believed to be an ancient city lost in the uncharted jungles of Brazil. The search for the mysterious Lost City of Z would be the great explorer’s last expedition. All three men would vanish without a trace.