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America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 6, Bite the Bullet
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directed by Colin Campbell, fl. 1991; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017 and Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins

America's Secret Slang proves that we speak history every day as it documents the stories behind our unique American version of English, from words like "southpaw" to phrases like "bet your bottom dollar".

In this episode, we look at words from the worlds of the military, police, aviation, and baseball. Ever wonde...

directed by Colin Campbell, fl. 1991; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017 and Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins
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America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 7, Go for Broke
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directed by James Goldin, fl. 1995-2017; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017 and Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins

America's Secret Slang proves that we speak history every day as it documents the stories behind our unique American version of English, from words like "southpaw" to phrases like "bet your bottom dollar".

In this episode, we look at the ways that American English has been transformed by the Vikings, the Cold Wa...

directed by James Goldin, fl. 1995-2017; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017 and Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins
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America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 8, Hail to the Chief
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directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017 and Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 8 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins

America's Secret Slang proves that we speak history every day as it documents the stories behind our unique American version of English, from words like "southpaw" to phrases like "bet your bottom dollar".

In this episode, we look at the ways that American English has been transformed by American presidents, by th...

directed by Gabriel Rotello, 1953-; presented by Zach Selwyn, 1975-; produced by Vincent Lopez, fl. 1995-2017 and Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in America's Secret Slang, Season 2, Episode 8 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins
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Ancient Chinese Music Instruments
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(Huwa Golden International, 2008), 1 hour 5 mins, 65 page(s)
Considering the role of music in ancient Chinese culture, this DVD explains that ancient Chinese musical composition was based on a principle of eight sounds derived from eight natural materials: metal, stone, clay, wood, bamboo, silk, gourd, and rawhide. It examines musical instruments unique to Chinese culture a...
(Huwa Golden International, 2008), 1 hour 5 mins, 65 page(s)
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The Andalusian Epic: Islamic Spain
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(Films Media Group, 1999), 27 mins, 27 page(s)
This program traces the expansion of the Arab empire into 216 and examines Islamic rule in 216. It discusses the Moors’ consolidation of power in 216, explores the creation of the Umayyad emirate, traces the rise of Córdoba as a cultural rival of Abbasid Baghdad, and describes the gradual ebb of Arab rule in th...
(Films Media Group, 1999), 27 mins, 27 page(s)
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Angola: TV in Africa
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 26 mins, 26 page(s)
This DVD examines the culture of Angola through its television programming, looking at such shows as Ponto de Reencontro, Ecos e Factos, Angola em Movimento, Conversations Between Neighbors, and Jovemania.
(Films Media Group, 2009), 26 mins, 26 page(s)
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Animania
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(Filmwest, 2007), 48 mins, 48 page(s)
Examining Japanese anime, this program considers its appeal to teenagers and discusses such aspects of anime interest as dressing in costumes and attending conventions.
(Filmwest, 2007), 48 mins, 48 page(s)
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Architecture and the Russian Avant-Garde
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(Michael Craig, 2000), 40 mins, 40 page(s)
Featuring archival footage and computer graphics, this program shows how Russian avant-garde art of the 1920’s and 1930’s influenced the development of architecture in Russia before and after the Revolution. The DVD focuses on Malevich, Tatlin, and Melnikov.
(Michael Craig, 2000), 40 mins, 40 page(s)
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Argent: Money
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(Films Media Group, 1996), 14 mins, 14 page(s)
In this program, Guadeloupeans, Senegalese, and Québécois discuss how they spend their money and describe what they would do if they ever won a fortune. The DVD also shows how to pay a hotel bill and bargain with vendors in French. In French with English subtitles.
(Films Media Group, 1996), 14 mins, 14 page(s)
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Art of Russia: Smashing the Mold
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
This program explores 20th-century Russian art. It looks at portraits of Stalin, examines the transformation of the Moscow Metro into a public art gallery, and visits the Space Monument. The DVD also offers examples of contemporary Russian art.
(Films Media Group, 2009), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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