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Archive for the ‘News & General’ Category
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This Wide Angle case study explores the experiences of emerging Indian professionals who have been recruited into positions requiring long hours, late-night shifts, and Westernized work habits. – Publisher.
This program underscores the minimal attention that Asia has received in comparison with Middle East counterterrorist operations—and how the disparity negatively affected European and Australian intelligence preceding the Bali attack. – Publisher.
This program focuses on the plights of Indonesia, Hong Kong, and Malaysia, where nepotism, cronyism, corruption, suppression, and the exploitation of cheap foreign labor brought about a financial crisis of enormous proportions. – Publisher.
The German poet, playwright, and theatrical reformer who developed the drama as a social and ideological forum is the subject of this program, in which those who knew him discuss his life and many works. – Publisher.
This Wide Angle report takes a balanced look at the concept and implementation of carbon credits, profiling both an entrepreneur championing the plan and a farmer who fears he will be adversely affected and unable to make ends meet. – Publisher.
This program reveals the disturbing inner workings of Cambodia’s child-sex industry as well as its manifold human consequences. – Publisher.
In this program, Corazon Aquino explains how she entered into politics to continue the fight that her slain husband had begun—and in the process toppled a dictator and restored democracy in the Philippines. – Publisher.
This program takes up Ramos Horta’s story in the final dramatic stages of his journey, including the fall of President Suharto, the referendum to determine East Timor’s future, the overwhelming vote for independence, the carnage that ensued, the intervention of UN peacekeepers, and Ramos Horta’s triumphant return to his beloved homeland. – Publisher.
After a brief overview of the war and the home front backlash against it, this program seeks to understand the massacre and its aftermath through the interwoven narratives of three U.S. soldiers—radioman Fred Widmer, helicopter crewman Larry Colburn, and photographer Ron Haeberle—who were present on that horrific day. – Publisher.
This program takes viewers inside the structure, which, in addition to its rich historical significance, forms a fascinating record of astronomical knowledge and Hindu cosmology. – Publisher.
This program takes viewers into the heart of the Laotian city, where builders and bureaucrats contest the fate of land, houses, and public structures while traditional artisans and architects work to preserve an ancient heritage. – Publisher.
This program tracks the lives of three girl prostitutes, ages 11 to 13, over a five-year period, during which one becomes a pimp in a slum, another turns drug addict living on the street, and the third simply vanishes, presumed dead. – Publisher.
The Struggle for the Soul of Islam, a part of the PBS America at a Crossroads series, explores the polarizing beliefs of the Arab and Islam worlds; examining Indonesia’s distinct practice of Islam; its potential model for Muslim democracy and how Islamist radicals have made the country a flash point in the global war on terror. – Publisher.
This program explores the genesis of America’s painful military “quagmire” from the roots of Vietnamese nationalism through a century of French colonial rule to the first Indochina war; it then takes viewers from John F. Kennedy’s initial deployment of military advisers through increases and escalations under the Johnson administration to the final, tragic moments of Saigon’s fall in the spring of 1975. – Publisher.
Includes all data published in the printed Yearbook of international organizations (Volumes 1A, 1B, 2, 3, and 4), Who’s who in international organizations, and the whole Encyclopedia. Includes the searchable databases: Global strategies – solutions, Human values, Human development, Patterns and metaphors, Bibliography (issues), Integrative concepts, Network visualizations, and Transnational associations.
Keesing’s was founded in 1931 with the intention of creating a lasting archive of original, accurate, and objective articles on the world’s political, social, and economic events. Our team of experienced news writers and editors (based in Cambridge, UK) create a series of concise, clear articles which we publish every month, providing our readers with a digestible but detailed summary of global news. – Publisher.
The Listener was a weekly publication, established by the BBC in 1929 as the medium for reproducing radio – and later, television – programmes in print. This new digital collection from Gale offers researchers and students access to the complete, fully searchable facsimile archive of The Listener, the BBC periodical published from 1929-1991. The online archive consists of the complete 62 year run of the paper, allowing users to search across 129,000 pages and more than 226,000 articles. – Publisher.
The Illustrated London News Historical Archive gives students and researchers unprecedented online access to the entire run of the ILN from its first publication on 14 May 1842 to its last in 2003. Each page has been digitally reproduced in full colour and every article and caption is full-text searchable with hit-term highlighting and links to corresponding illustrations. – Publisher.
If “interdisciplinary” connotes anything, it should be improved communication across disciplines that fosters mutual understanding. Acknowledging the need for diversity and integrity in speaking to these issues, Soundings promotes dialogue, reflection, inquiry, discussion, and action. – Publisher.
Fostering career development through the design and use of career interventions, The Career Development Quarterly contains articles on career counseling and development, work, leisure, career education, and coaching and management. – Publisher.
Provides full text articles on fashion and designers, including trend reports, research and business news to the past 12 months of issues, including the current issue of WWD, the weekly edition of Footwear News and WWD Men’s Report.
Newspapers digitized from microfilm. Full-text articles from the Chicago tribune, Los Angeles times (Library ed.), Wall Street journal (Eastern ed.), Washington post (Final ed.), New York Times (East Coast, Late ed.), American Banker, Barron’s Boston Globe and USA Today.
American Banker 2008 Jan. 2 – present (with approximately a 6 month delay)
Barron’s 2008 Jan. 7 – present (with approximately a 3 month delay)
Boston Globe 2008 Jan. 1 – present (with approximately a 3 month delay)
Chicago Tribune 2008 Jan. 1 – present (with approximately a 3 month delay)
Los Angeles Time (library edition) 2008 Jan. 1 – present (with approximately a 3 month delay)
New York Times (late edition – east coast) 2008 Jan. 1 – present (with approximately a 2 month delay)
USA Today 2009 Jan. 1 – present (with approximately a 6 month delay)
Wall Street Journal (eastern edition) 2008 Jan. 2 – present (with approximately a 3 month delay)
Washington Post (final edition) 2008 Jan. 1 – present (with approximately a 2 month delay)