Posts Tagged ‘history channel’

The Meaning Of The Declaration Of Independence

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Colin Powell, Aaron Sorkin, Tom Brokaw, Newt Gingrich and others discuss the meaning and importance of the Declaration of Independence in this trailer for the History Channel’s Own America: The Story of Us. Found at YouTube from historychannel.

Dinosaurs & The Civil War

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

The history you DIDN’T know. Found at YouTube from Cybertech44.

Labor Day History

Monday, September 7th, 2009

What Does Labor Day Mean?

The History Channel answers the question why do we celebrate Labor Day? by reporting the history of this holiday. Found at YouTube from atulocal689.

History Of Apple’s iPod

Wednesday, January 10th, 2007

I am always a bit annoyed when the runs a program about the "history" of a corporation. They’ve run, for example,  a "history" of . While the company certainly deserves its place in the development of automobiles and as a major force in the economy of our nation, these "history" programs feel like 30 minute advertisements. They conveniently fail to mention any controversies regarding their subject, such as .

That said, I came across this program on the history of ‘s and I think it’s worth a watch because Apple’s ressurection on the strength of the iPod is one of the great American business and music stories. A company that had been left for dead is now thriving thanks to some technological innovation that revolutionized the music industry by making product distribution simple, effortless, and global.

The iPod has been so successful that the company is now spinning off other products under the iBrand. Yesterday, . Watch: