Posts Tagged ‘american history’

History Of The Declaration Of Independence

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Stanley Klos presents a brief history of the drafting and signing of the Declaration of Independence including, in detail, the creating of 1820 the wet ink transfer of the Declaration of Independence which rendered the one and only original signed manuscript virtually illegible. Found at YouTube from stanklos.

Joe Louis: America’s Hero…Betrayed

Friday, February 24th, 2012

HBO is currently running an excellent documentary of legendary boxer Joe Louis.

Joe Louis America’s Hero…Betrayed Trailer

Found at YouTube from TheBrovvnBomber.

Joe Louis: The Anti-Jack Johnson

Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. discusses his father’s image as the anti-Jack Johnson. Found at YouTube from HBO.

Joe Louis’ Celebrity Status

Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. discusses his father as a celebrity. Found at YouTube from HBO.

Frederick Douglass Slave Village Discovered

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

Archaeologists have uncovered more buildings that made up a slave village where Frederick Douglass once lived. Jorge Ribas visits the dig. Found at Discovery.

9/11 Stories

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

A documentary about the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History’s 9/11 collection. Found at YouTube from X.

Abraham Lincoln Assassination Witness

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Samuel J. Seymour witnessed one the most infamous crimes in American history, the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. In 1956, he told his tale on the CBS game show I’ve Got a Secret. Found at YouTube from GiveMeBlackandWhite.

Presidents Day Discovery

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Archaeologists digging at the site of George Washington’s early home have discovered clues about the boyhood of the first U.S. President. Found at YouTube from NationalGeographic.