1972: The Massacre: The attack on the Olimpic Camp in Munich

[Music] (Narrator) They started as joyous games. Germany had encouraged a friendly atmosphere from the beginning. On the tenth day, though, the colorful celebration was interrupted by a terror attack. Fifth of September, 1972, 4 a.m.: The Olympic Village was resting in darkness. Eight men were climbing over a fence. Wearing training suits, they seemed […]

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LGR Tech Tales – The Pocket Calculator Wars

Nowadays, being able to use a device to crunch numbers is taken for granted. And yet, only a generation ago, personal electronic calculators were THE hot item with hundreds of manufacturers selling thousands of different models. During the 1970s there was an all-out war for industry domination among manufacturers. But today, you’ve only got a […]

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A humorous introduction to the double bass | Bret Simner | TEDxBasel

Translator: Nadine Hennig Reviewer: Denise RQ Show of hands – how many of you in the audience today know what a double bass is? Of those people, how many of you can actually describe one without saying “that big thing”? (Laughter) Already a smaller percentage of the general population. Let’s make that level of refinement […]

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Being Black in ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’

(TV clicking) (upbeat tinny music) – [Voiceover] Nearly everyone remembers Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. ♫ It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood ♫ But not everyone knows that this cardigan-clad king of children’s TV, Fred Rogers, was actually a pioneer who challenged racial stereotypes in media. Enter Francois Clemmons. – Francois Scarborough Clemmons. – [Voiceover] And […]

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