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In Foreign Fields: Heroes of Iraq and Afganistan, In Their Own Words  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at Jan. 18, 2017
In Foreign Fields: Heroes of Iraq and Afganistan, In Their Own Words

In Foreign Fields: Heroes of Iraq and Afganistan, In Their Own Words by Dan Collins
English | 2008 | ISBN: 1906308071, 0955285488 | 368 pages | EPUB | 1,2 MB

Channel 5 - Secrets of the SAS: In Their Own Words (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Sept. 6, 2016
Channel 5 - Secrets of the SAS: In Their Own Words (2016)

Channel 5 - Secrets of the SAS: In Their Own Words (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 1786 Kbps | 45mn 7s | 617 MiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Docuseries that uses dramatic reconstructions and interviews with former SAS soldiers to reveal the realities of life for the men working on some of the world’s most secretive military operations.

PBS - In Their Own Words: Muhammad Ali (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at June 6, 2016
PBS - In Their Own Words: Muhammad Ali (2015)

PBS - In Their Own Words: Muhammad Ali (2015)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2841 Kbps | 54mn 39s | 1.26 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

He changed boxing almost as much as he changed the world. Follow Muhammad Ali's rise from Columbia Gym in Louisville, Kentucky to international fame, as he transcended his great athletic achievements to become one of the most influential Americans of his time. His once-polarizing figure ultimately became a beloved and honored national hero. Witness key events unfold in Ali's life, including his stunning conversion to Islam and his change of name, his dramatic stand against the Vietnam-era draft, his three-year exile from the ring, his legendary comeback fights, his courageous battle with Parkinson's disease, and his inspirational reemergence on the world stage at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

BBC - In Their Own Words: 20th Century Composers (2013)  Video

Posted by notbanned at March 9, 2016
BBC - In Their Own Words: 20th Century Composers (2013)

BBC - In Their Own Words: 20th Century Composers (2013)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3266 Kbps | 2x~59min | 2.91 GiB
Audio: English MP2 256 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Series using the BBC archives to reawaken the voices of 20th-century classical composers.

PBS - In Their Own Words: Jim Henson (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Oct. 28, 2015
PBS - In Their Own Words: Jim Henson (2015)

PBS - In Their Own Words: Jim Henson (2015)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 1910 Kbps | 54mn 58s | Audio: English AAC 132 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 805 MiB
Genre: Documentary

The film follows Henson’s career from his first work with his Muppets in the early 1950’s during television’s Golden Age up to his sudden and shocking death in 1990, as he transcended puppetry to become one of the most creative, prolific and influential artists of his time. Key events include his early television work with the Muppets while still a student at the University of Maryland, his commercial work and network appearances in the late 1950s and early 1960’s, his breakthrough with Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, and his groundbreaking fantasy films, Dark Crystal and Labyrinth. Among those interviewed for the Jim Henson episode are his children, Lisa, Cheryl, Brian and Heather Henson, actors Neil Patrick Harris and Candice Bergen, Willard Scott, director John Landis, former Disney CEO Michael Eisner, and Sesame Street cast members Bob McGrath and Carroll Spinney.

PBS In Their Own Words - Muhammad Ali (2015)  Video

Posted by Polik88 at Oct. 5, 2015
PBS In Their Own Words - Muhammad Ali (2015)

PBS In Their Own Words - Muhammad Ali (2015)
HDTV | English | MP4 | 1280x720 | AVC 2282 Kbps 29.970 fps | AAC 130 Kbps 48.0 khz | 55mn 29s | 961 MB
Genre: Documentary

He changed boxing almost as much as he changed the world. Follow Muhammad Ali's rise from Columbia Gym in Louisville, Kentucky to international fame, as he transcended his great athletic achievements to become one of the most influential Americans of his time. His once-polarizing figure ultimately became a beloved and honored national hero.

PBS - In Their Own Words - Queen Elizabeth II (2015)  Video

Posted by Polik88 at Sept. 17, 2015
PBS - In Their Own Words - Queen Elizabeth II (2015)

PBS - In Their Own Words - Queen Elizabeth II (2015)
HDTV | English | MP4 | 1280x720 | AVC 2580 Kbps 29.970 fps | AAC 140 Kbps 48.0 khz | 55mn 29s | 1.05 GB
Genre: Documentary

The film follows the Queen’s remarkable life, from her youth – when few expected she’d ever wear the crown – to her uncle Edward VIII’s stunning abdication, her father’s coronation as King George VI, her experience during World War Two, her own sudden ascension to the throne, and her eventful reign of more than 60 years. She has defined the role of a modern monarch, leading the Royal Family and her subjects through the challenges of post-war reconstruction, decolonization, conflicts in South Africa, Northern Ireland and The Falklands, and the emotionally charged days after Princess Diana’s death.

Great Scientists in Their Own Words: The Code of Life (2013)  Video

Posted by vivid23 at June 23, 2015
Great Scientists in Their Own Words: The Code of Life (2013)

Great Scientists in Their Own Words: The Code of Life (2013)
HDTV | 1280x720 | MKV/x264 @ 2033 Kbps | 59mn | Audio: English AC3 192 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None | 961 MB
Genre: Documentary

This documentary tells the story of some of the most important scientific thinkers of the modern age - an epic tale of men and women obsessed by intellectual challenges but dogged by their human failings; of bitter personal rivalries, clashes of ideology and unlikely collaboration. These are the people who discovered the structure of DNA and worked out how our genes work, who changed our view of life forever. The film is an unvarnished account of the scientists who dared to discover the secret of life - told through fascinating and revealing archive - in their own words.
BBC - Secrets of the Universe: Great Scientists in Their Own Words (2014)

BBC - Secrets of the Universe: Great Scientists in Their Own Words (2014)
HDTV | 1024x576 | .MKV/AVC @ 1326 Kbps | 58mn 41s | Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 621 MiB
Genre: Documentary

Film telling the story of the greatest physicists of the 20th century and the discoveries they made, told in their own words. Men and women who transformed our understanding of the universe, from unlocking the secrets of the atom to solving the mysteries of the cosmos. Revealing archive provides a unique insight into the lives and personalities of a cast of complex characters, eccentric geniuses and fantastic showmen who had to overcome personal struggles and intense rivalries before they could succeed. The film reveals the human side of scientific endeavour and shows how the great advances in our understanding of the cosmos depended on the character and personality of the scientists who made them, as much as on their intellectual abilities.

BBC - Great Poets: In Their Own Words (2014)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Aug. 20, 2014
BBC - Great Poets: In Their Own Words (2014)

BBC - Great Poets: In Their Own Words (2014)
HDTV | 1024x576 | .MKV/AVC @ 1460 Kbps | 2x~59min | Audio: English AAC 132 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 1.33 GiB
Genre: Documentary

A journey into the BBC archives unearthing glorious performances and candid interviews from some of Britain's greatest poets.