Earth Day 2017: Environmental engagement and action

[BIRDS CHIRPING] [UPBEAT MUSIC] BEN SORKIN: My name is Ben Sorkin, and I’m a senior studying mechanical and aerospace engineering. This is kind of my home to tinker and create and build things. 150 to 420 million gallons of unburned gasoline are released into U.S. waters every year by just the pleasure-craft industry alone. The […]

5 Mistakes PhD Candidates Make!

Hi my name is James Arvanitakis and I’m the Dean of the Graduate Research School here at Western Sydney University and this is one of our series of short videos that we make I suppose to give tips to higher degree research students. So today’s tip is five mistakes that PhD students make. The first […]

How to Use the Maryland State Archives Homepage

Welcome to a brief tour of the Maryland State Archives homepage. We have placed a great deal of material online and this tutorial will give you some helpful tips for finding it. To find the Maryland State Archives Homepage, please go to your internet browser and type: http://msa.maryland.gov The center of our home page features […]

Three Tips on the Right Way to Fight | Dr. John Gottman

ANDERSON COOPER: What are the three top tips for fighting right? The right way to fight? DR. JOHN GOTTMAN: Well the important thing is not to point your finger at your partner and say, you know, “We’d have a great marriage if you changed and got therapy.” But to really talk about what you need […]

Technology, Culture, and Time

Our next speaker is David Henkin, who is Professor of History at UC Berkeley. His scholarship and teaching covers baseball, Broadway, consumption, time, leisure, newspapers, world cities, and urban literature in the United States. Henkin has published books and essays also about street signs, paper money, junk mail, and intimate correspondence in the 19th century. […]

African American Genealogy

THIS WEEKEND IN SACRAMENTO. WE HAVE SPECIAL GUESTS TO KICK OFF THE EVENT. COURTNEY IS STANDING BY WITH THEM. HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO POKE INTO THE BUSINESS OF ONE OF OUR ASSEMBLY MEMBERS? ALWAYS. GREAT. I JUST HAPPEN TO HAVE ONE. ASSEMBLY MEMBER JIM COONER IS WITH US AS WELL AS MICHAEL WILLIS WHO […]

Military Children, Health, and Research: Interview with Ms. Anissa Davis, Navy Spouse and Parent

>>Ms. Anissa Davis: My name is Anissa Davis. I work for the Department of Navy in the Personnel Support Detachment, and I am a Navy spouse. I think the topic of this conference is so important to me personally, because making sure that people understand that we have a wide range of military children out […]

Military Children, Health, and Research: Mr. Jeremy Hilton, Air Force Spouse and Parent

>>Mr. Jeremy Hilton: My name is Jeremy Hilton. I’m a military parent of a child with a disability. My mission and goal for my family as we go through this military life is to both support my wife and her career, and both of our kids, but particularly our daughter, who has a disability. My […]

How to Get WWII Military Records

How to Get WWII Military Records. Learn how to get a WWII vet’s military records if you’re next-of-kin to a deceased WWII vet, a member of the general public, or a vet seeking access to your own records. You will need Internet access Available military records Computer printer Death certificate of veteran Hired researcher and […]

Passport Applications, 1795-1925

Andrea Matney: My name’s Andrea Bassing Matney. I’m with the customer services division here at the National Archives. I’m usually at the downtown building, but I’m here to welcome you to the Know Your Records program today. I see a lot of familiar faces. We’re so pleased to have you here. The Know Your Records […]