Archive for Videos

Just How Busy Is Penn Station?

This interactive video shows the amount of train traffic into Penn Station during a 40-minute span during rush hour. Now you know why the planned reduction of tracks due to long overdue maintenance work will create a transit nightmare.

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Videos of College Commencement Speeches

Dozens if not hundreds of these speeches are viewable online courtesy of C-SPAN.

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Live! – 2016 NJCU Commencement

You can watch it here where it will also be archived with previous ceremonies.

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Brief Video on Opening of Confucius Institute at NJCU

New China TV (part of the Xinhua News Agency) has produced a short video highlighting the opening of the Confucius Institute on campus.

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Live – Pope Francis Addresses A Joint Session of Congress

He will deliver his speech at 10am; it can be viewed here. It will also be permanently archived and a transcript should also be available.

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Watch Yesterday’s Homeland Security Committee Hearing Held at the 9/11 Memorial

This is a three-and-a-half-hour video featuring former mayor Giuliani and the current police commissioner William Bratton. A transcript will be up later.

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Thousands of AP and British Movietone Videos Online

Both of these producers have contributed thousands of videos on their respective YouTube sites. The AP Archive “…offers 1.7 million global news and entertainment video stories, which date back to 1895” while  “British Movietone is arguably the world’s greatest newsreel archive, spanning the period 1895 to 1986.” There are pre-selected, curated collections as well as editorial recommendations. These historical newsreels are a window into our past and can be considered primary sources as long as the evaluation process for verifying primary sources is carefully utilized.

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