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Why I love a country that once b...

When he was a child, George Takei and his family were forced into an internment camp for Japanese-Americans, as a "security" measure during World War II. 70 years later, Takei looks back at how the camp shaped his surprising, personal definition of patriotism and democracy.

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George Takei on Life Inside a Ja...

Legendary actor, author and activist, George Takei, best known for playing Hikaru Sulu on Star Trek, appears on Democracy Now! for an extended interview. In this excerpt, he talks about his role as World War II veteran Sam Kimura in "Allegiance: A New American Musical." The musical tells the story of a Japanese-American family who is relocated from their farm after the attack on Pearl Harbor and placed in an internment camp in Wyoming. This parallels part of Takei's own family history. At the age of five, his family was shipped to a Japanese-American internment camp in Rohwer, Arkansas.

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Actor Pat Morita on being held i...

アメリカの俳優,故Pat Morita氏が第2次世界大戦中の日系アメリカ人の強制収容所について語る。

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Martin Luther King's Speech -- ...

マーチン・ルーサー・キングのスピーチ。日本語の対訳付き。中学生向け。t24

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Thomas Jefferson: The Nation's T...

第3代アメリカ合衆国大統領トーマス・ジェファーソンの人生について。

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'New Yorker' Cartoon Editor Expl...

Humor is both a creative and a cognitive process, says Bob Mankoff, who has contributed cartoons to The New Yorker since 1977. Originally broadcast March 24, 2014.

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Citizens of the World: The Multi...

In his Talk, Dr. Gerard uses language to expose the idiosyncrasies of cultures from around the world, helping us understand how multilingualism can build a bridge of understanding between our cultures.

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Bilingual bicultural: Celina Lee...

Celina Lee is a lawyer, author, and talk show host from New York. She has recently published a book in Korea, "꿈을 이뤄드립니다" ("Live Your Dream"). In her book, Celina tells the life stories of nine Korean-Americans who have lived their dreams and their stories of overcoming failure to achieve success in diverse industries, and their unique journey to the top of each profession.

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Being Steve Jobs | American Genius

Steve Jobs was a technological visionary with an eye for form and function, who made computers an accessible tool for everyone. AMERICAN GENIUS PREMIERES MONDAY JUNE 1 at 9/8c.

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Being Bill Gates | American Genius

Bill Gates is a pioneer of the personal computer revolution and a co-founder of Microsoft. AMERICAN GENIUS PREMIERES MONDAY JUNE 1 at 9/8c.

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Carl Friedrich Gauss

ガウスは1777年に生まれた3人の偉大な科学者の一人である。幼少期より数学の才能を見せ、次相互作用、ガウス分布、モジュラー算術、ユークリッドの幾何学、素数定理、整数論の体系化など、自力で多くの発見をした。c13

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My life as a Cockney

コックニーの生活を体験した著者のエッセイ

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Dayson,Freeman Jhon

イングランド生まれの理論的な物理学者(1957年の米国民になる)、宇宙科学協会の大統領、そして、先進の学科(プリンストン)研究所で名誉教授、先進のスペース推進力(オリオン計画を見ます)のフィールドで、いくつかの新しい考えを提案しました。
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These 4 People Just Won The Most...

2014年のフィールズ賞受賞者が決定したという記事。Artur Avila、Manjul Bhargava、Martin Hairer、Maryam Mirzakhaniの4人に受賞された。t30

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Around the World in 72 Days

At the age of nineteen, Nellie Bly talked her way into an improbable job on a newspaper, then went on to become known as "the best reporter in America." The daring Bly continually risked her life to grab headlines. To expose abuse of the mentally ill, she had herself committed. When she traveled around the world in just 72 days, beating Jules Verne's fictional escapade, she turned herself into a world celebrity.


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Maryam Mirzakhani: 'The more I s...

The first woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal prize discusses her life as a mathematician.

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Martin Luther King - I Have A Dream

【大学生向け】誰もが聞いたことある「I have a dream」、これは1963年8月28日リンカーン記念館で行われた人種平等と差別の終焉を呼びかけた演説。キング牧師はアメリカで黒人差別がまだ顕著だったころ人種差別の撤廃を訴えた。(m16)

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Google Celebrates Ada Lovelace

Googleが世界で最初のコンピュータプログラマーのAda Lovelanceの197回目の誕生日を祝った。(m39)

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Frederic Chopin

【中高生向け】フレデリック・ショパン(1810~1849)はポーランドに生まれた。ピアノの作曲家であり、ピアノの詩人と呼ばれる。(m20)

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Marie Antoinette

マリー アントワネットの生涯と死後の評価
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