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New York in 1911 and Learning from History - Episode 43

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Chris saw a video several months ago that really challenged his preconceived notions of what the past was like. That video was a promotional video about New York City shot in 1911. There is no commentary, it's not scripted, and it just looks like cut-together scenes of life in the big city in that year. It's fascinating. April and Chris spend most of the show talking about that video, what it means, and what we can learn from it. They also talk about the rephotography movement and other representations of the past.

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Museum of Modern art's 1911 footage. Posted to share with others because of it's rarity and how interersting it is. Source: http://tinyurl.com/yd3tu938 I do not claim ownership of this, and I will not be making money from this video.
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The Ancient Celts with Barry Cunliffe - Episode 41

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Sir Barry Cunliffe returns for the third time to The Archaeology Show! On today's show, we talk to him about the Ancient Celts and the second edition of the book with the same name. Archaeologists have learned a lot about the ancient Celts since the first edition of the book was released and we scrape the surface on this show.

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Jamestown w/ David Givens - Episode 11

On today's episode Chris and April talk to Senior Staff Archaeologist at Jamestown Rediscovery, David Givens. David talks about the history of Jamestown, the archaeology, and where they're going from here.

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Signal Towers on the Irish Coast - Episode 9

Today we talk to Stuart Rathbone, archaeologist that's worked in the UK, the Irish Republic, and the United States. Stuart will talk about his work with the fascinating Irish Signal Towers that line the Irish Coast and date to the very early 1800s. We'll also talk to Stuart about the differences between CRM work in the UK and Ireland and the United States.

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