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Surviving the Holocaust: Segment 3 — Isolating Jews from Society

Surviving the Holocaust: Segment 3 — Isolating Jews from Society

>>Narrator: Nazi practices included a systematic removal of all Jewish influences. Jewish businesses were marked and patrons were discouraged from entering. Irene’s father lost his lumber business because it was seized outright by the Nazis with no compensation. Jewish citizens were suddenly forced to prove their citizenship in Hungary. To prove it they had to

ASGARDIAN (MCU): Cultural Index

ASGARDIAN (MCU): Cultural Index

A culture that is respected across the cosmos, one that myths are based off and ballads sung. The Asgardians of Marvel have established quite a reputation for themselves as some of the galaxies fiercest warriors and most advanced civilizations. So just a quick aside here, this cultural index will focus on the Asgardians as portrayed

Island of Hawaii Travel Tips: Culture

Island of Hawaii Travel Tips: Culture

[speaking Hawaiian] This oli (chant) tells about the bay down the coast. It’s called Kumukea and it talks about welcoming visitors to this bay. [speaking Hawaiian] [playing ‘ukulele] We hope when our visitors come to visit our beautiful Hawai’i island, That they come with an open mind, open heart. [clapping] And be able to learn

How does criticism affect popular culture?

How does criticism affect popular culture?

Popularity is a great question; it’s just an intriguing question. I think especially now in the kind of consumer capitalist culture where taste and sometimes quality is being measured in dollars and in numbers and in ratings and box office and all of that. And sometimes popularity is just taken to be sufficient kind of

The American Antiquarian Society – Orientation Film

The American Antiquarian Society – Orientation Film

[Scott Casper] A thoughtful nation needs to understand its past, how people actually lived. What they knew, what they read, what they thought. Without a place like the American Antiquarian Society that’s devoted to the collection, the preservation and the dissemination of exactly that, we would be far poorer. We would know far less of

Man Forced Into Crazy Human Hunting Game (True Survival Story)

Man Forced Into Crazy Human Hunting Game (True Survival Story)

You ever have that nightmare where you’re naked and everyone’s laughing at you? Well, for mountain man John Colter, the bad dream was real. The hot summer sun beat down on his unmentionable places as a crowd of Blackfoot Indians made crude gestures and taunted him. They had already killed his partner and now a

Creating Our Future Campaign, Minnesota Historical Society

Creating Our Future Campaign, Minnesota Historical Society

(piano music) [Annette Atkins] History has the power to change our lives by giving people the tools to wonder, to imagine, and to remember times before they were alive. (piano music) [Ford Bell] The Minnesota Historical Society preserves all kinds of history of our state. I made a gift to support digitization of the collections