Sir Michael Marmot – Conversations with History

Sir Michael Marmot – Conversations with History

(mid-tempo reserved music) – Welcome to a Conversation with History. I’m Harry Kreisler of the Institute of International Studies. Our guest today is Sir Michael Marmot, who is head of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and Director of the International Center for Health and Society at University College, London. He is the 2002 …

Witchcraft: Crash Course European History #10

Witchcraft: Crash Course European History #10

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So, in the first episode of this series, we talked about the significance of the year 1431. Remember, that was the year Joan of Arc was burned to death for heresy and witchcraft because the English were so bewildered that a teenage peasant girl …

Internet Scamming in Ghana

Internet Scamming in Ghana

[MUSIC PLAYING] THOMAS MORTON: Hi, it’s Thomas. We’re in Ghana, the internet capital of Africa. If you ever wonder what happens to computers that you donate to one of those green e-recycling programs, this is basically it. Kids from the north of Ghana come to this junkyard during the summer to break computers down for …

Legislative History

Legislative History

Legislative history is the proceedings leading to the enactment of a statute including hearings, committee reports, and floor debates. It’s sometimes used to aid in interpretation of statutes. If you’re doing policy work this summer, there is a good chance you’ll see this. In this lesson, we’ll be looking primarily at federal legislative histories. State …