Posts Tagged ‘voting’

President Kennedy Urges Americans To Vote [VIDEO]

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

President John F. Kennedy encourages you to show how strongly you believe in our democracy by exercising your right to vote on Tuesday, November 6. Found at YouTube from SixthFloorMuseum.

Homer Votes 2012 [VIDEO]

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Who will Homer Simpson vote for in the 2012 Elections? Barack Obama or Mitt Romney? Found at YouTube from ANIMATIONonFOX.

The History Of The Tea Party In Four Minutes

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Slate’s Power Recap of the movement that shaped an election. Found at Slate.

If Puppies Could Vote

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Jimmy Fallon puts the US Senate race in Nevada up to a vote between five cute puppies. Found at Hulu.

Civil Rights-Era Video Montage

Monday, January 18th, 2010

The description at YouTube from BBCMotionGalleryNYLA: The footage you are about to see is unforgettable, even unimaginable.

Both BBC News and CBS News extensively covered the American Civil Rights movement, from the 1955-1956 Montgomery bus boycott to the student-led sit-ins of the 1960s to the huge March on Washington in 1963. Rare footage includes Freedom Summer, Malcolm X and Black Power, and the death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

With a far-ranging selection of powerful, often wrenching images, our footage captures the danger, drama, and bravery of the civil rights movement. Visit the BBC Motion Gallery for more of this dramatic footage.

Minnesotans Demand Their Votes Be Counted

Friday, December 12th, 2008

Up to 1,000 absentee ballot may have been improperly rejected in the past election here in Minnesota. The Franken campaign has produced this video detailing the stories of a few of those people who, through no fault of their own, had their ballots improperly rejected: