Monthly Archives: August 2011

Secrets of the Dead: Stalingrad

http://video.pbs.org/video/1498454793/

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Olga Korbut

 

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20 Years After Soviet Fall, Some Look Back Longingly

August 18, 2011 20 Years After Soviet Fall, Some Look Back Longingly By SETH MYDANS MOSCOW — Gennady Veretelny was shot and wounded when he stepped forward unarmed 20 years ago to help stop a column of armored vehicles in … Continue reading

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Peter and Paul

http://video.pbs.org/video/1352482060

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Solomon’s mines

http://video.pbs.org/video/1657294197/

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work

In recent years, however, it has become clear that even seemingly safe workplaces can negatively influence well-being. This is largely because jobs don’t just take a physical toll—they also exact a mental price. When people experience chronic levels of stress—and … Continue reading

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Nova Sputnik Declassified

http://video.pbs.org/video/980040656/

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Soviet Lunar Lander

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Texas Unmiracle I

August 14, 2011 The Texas Unmiracle By PAUL KRUGMAN As expected, Rick Perry, the governor of Texas, has announced that he is running for president. And we already know what his campaign will be about: faith in miracles. Some of … Continue reading

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Texas Unmiracle II

August 16, 2011, 9:52 am More About the Texas Unmiracle Felix Salmon does the Texas story in terms of employment-population ratios rather than unemployment, which is a good idea. I actually thought of that too, but there’s a bit of … Continue reading

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