4,848 results for your search

Untold: America Explained, Coast to Coast: America's First Transcontinental Railroad
See details
produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: America Explained (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 3 mins
Before there were viral videos and trending hashtags, the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in 1869 was one of the first mass media events in US history. Behind the glitzy headlines of that historic day - there’s a darker story to be told.
produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: America Explained (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 3 mins
×
Untold: Hidden Figures, George Brittain Lyttle: The Bandit who Couldn't Ride a Horse
See details
produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Figures (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
History is full of criminal masterminds – people who used cunning and skill to outwit the law. And then there is George Brittain Lyttle, the notorious stagecoach robber who couldn’t ride a horse!
produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Figures (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
×
Untold: TYK Explainers, Modern Medicine
See details
produced by Makematic, in Untold: TYK Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
Learn about the bizarre and often dangerous medical treatments used in America up until the 20th century.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: TYK Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
×
In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 3, The Civil War and Beyond (1865-1892)
See details
directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 3 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour

Part Three: The Civil War and Beyond (1865-1892)

Whitman falls in love, explores war and assassination in his poetry, yet becomes disillusioned by the Gilded Age that ensues. He recovers from a debilitating stroke to live out his days in Camden NJ, where he continues to write poetry. This episode includes powerful...

directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 3 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour
×
Untold: America Explained, How Prostitution Built America
See details
produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
Putting the 'wild' into the wild west. In this video, we will explain what a 'soiled dove' is and how they controversial figures used their wealth to build and define our United States of America from the ground up!
produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
×
Untold: Artifacts, Civil War Prosthetics: A Step Forward In Battlefield Medicine
See details
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Artifacts (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
James Edward Hanger was hit by shrapnel from a cannonball at the beginning of the American Civil War, but rather than settle for a pegleg, he returned home to Virginia and began designing an alternative - the world's first articulated prosthetic that could bend like a real leg.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Artifacts (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
×
Untold: Arts, Musical Theatre: From Athens To Broadway
See details
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Arts (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
Combining music, dance and dialogue to tell visually and emotionally engaging stories, Musical theater can be traced back to ancient Greece, where musicians would often accompany lines delivered by actors. But it wasn’t until the late 19th century that musical theatre took hold in America.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Arts (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
×
Untold: Arts, The Ball Culture Of New York City
See details
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Arts (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
As far back as the 1860s, LGBTQ+ people created safe spaces where they could celebrate their identities freely. Known as Odd Fellow Balls, these safe havens became the birthplace of drag ball culture.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Arts (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
×
Untold: Hidden Figures, Victoria Woodhull: The First Woman To Run For President
See details
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Figures (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
Did you know that a woman - Victoria Woodhull - ran for President before most American women were even allowed to vote?
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Figures (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
×
Untold: OG Explainers, Ulysess S Grant: Profile Of A Leader
See details
produced by Makematic, in Untold: OG Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
When Black Lives Matter protesters toppled a statue of former US President Ulysses S Grant in 2020, it was big news! They targeted the statue because although Grant was a Civil War hero who helped bring about an end to slavery, he was a controversial figure too – and here’s why.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: OG Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
×

Pages