Clips

Featured clips
Clip title From title Owner Annotation Duration/Pages Date added Embed
On April 13, 1958, Van Cliburn Wins the Tchaikovsky Competition. April 24, 1958
Shana Wagger, Alexander Street Press
A 23-year-old Harvey Lavan Cliburn, Jr., known as Van Cliburn, became the first American to win the quadrennial Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, considered one of the most difficult and most prestigious musical competitions.
00:01:37
12 Apr 2009
On April 13, 1958, Van Cliburn Wins the Tchaikovsky Competition. April 24, 1958
Shana Wagger, Alexander Street Press
A 23-year-old Harvey Lavan Cliburn, Jr., known as Van Cliburn, became the first American to win the quadrennial Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, considered one of the most difficult and most prestigious musical competitions.
00:01:37
12 Apr 2009
On April 17, 1964, Shea Stadium Opens in New York. April 20, 1964
Shana Wagger, Alexander Street Press
This newsreel clip provides the grand tour of brand-new William A. Shea Municipal Stadium in the borough of Queens. Shea Stadium remained home to the New York Mets until 2008. (The Mets debutted in their new stadium, Citi Field, in April 2009.) (Anniversary: Shea Stadium open on April 17, 1964.)
00:01:11
14 Apr 2009
On April 17, 1964, Shea Stadium Opens in New York. April 20, 1964
Shana Wagger, Alexander Street Press
This newsreel clip provides the grand tour of brand-new William A. Shea Municipal Stadium in the borough of Queens. Shea Stadium remained home to the New York Mets until 2008. (The Mets debutted in their new stadium, Citi Field, in April 2009.) (Anniversary: Shea Stadium open on April 17, 1964.)
00:01:11
14 Apr 2009
On April 9, 1939, Marian Anderson Sings "My Country Tis of Thee" at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. Eleanor Roosevelt: A Restless Spirit
Shana Wagger, Alexander Street Press
When the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to let opera singer Marian Anderson perform in their Constitution Hall, the largest segregated venue in Washington DC, because she was black, she gave an Easter Sunday concert at the Lincoln Memorial for 75,000 people. This clip shows her singing and the vast crowd that came to hear her.
00:01:28
13 Apr 2009
On April 9, 1939, Marian Anderson Sings "My Country Tis of Thee" at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. Eleanor Roosevelt: A Restless Spirit
Shana Wagger, Alexander Street Press
When the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to let opera singer Marian Anderson perform in their Constitution Hall, the largest segregated venue in Washington DC, because she was black, she gave an Easter Sunday concert at the Lincoln Memorial for 75,000 people. This clip shows her singing and the vast crowd that came to hear her.
00:01:28
13 Apr 2009
On February 1, 1960, Four Black Students Stage a Sit-In at a Whites Only Lunch Counter in Greensboro, NC.
Becka Rosenberg
This item is not available in your country
00:01:54
12 Jun 2009
On February 1, 1960, Four Black Students Stage a Sit-In at a Whites Only Lunch Counter in Greensboro, NC.
Becka Rosenberg
This item is not available in your country
00:01:54
12 Jun 2009
On January 1, 1959, Cuban Dictator Fulgencio Batista Is Overthrown by Supporters of Fidel Castro. April 10, 1958
Becka Rosenberg
Fidel Castro, shown in this clip from 1958 preparing his forces, led a successful revolution in Cuba, overthrowing dictator Fulgencio Batista and installing a new socialist government.
00:02:38
24 Jun 2009
On January 1, 1959, Cuban Dictator Fulgencio Batista Is Overthrown by Supporters of Fidel Castro. April 10, 1958
Becka Rosenberg
Fidel Castro, shown in this clip from 1958 preparing his forces, led a successful revolution in Cuba, overthrowing dictator Fulgencio Batista and installing a new socialist government.
00:02:38
24 Jun 2009
Are you sure to remove this clip permanently?

Pages