Chelsea Rucker: Accelerating a career with the help of Goodwill

The most important thing about being a mother is leading by example. What do you do when you have nothing? A year ago, I found myself homeless with my daughters. The whole shelter experience for the kids I kept telling them that we were just on vacation and waiting for the house to be ready.…

How The U.S. Used Jazz, Art & Orwell To Fight The Soviets

Why are some of the biggest names in the culture of the West during the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s – why are they linked to the CIA? – How do you fight a war? You may fight it with guns, bullets, tanks, missiles, drones or maybe even soldiers. There’s strategy. There’s bloodshed. Homes are demolished.…

Orla Fitzpatrick: Contested Britishness and Photographs of the Belfast Blitz of 1941

-Our final speaker of this session is Orla Fitzpatrick who is the Head Librarian at the National Museum of Ireland. She recently completed a PhD as well on the subject of Irish Photographic Publications and Modernity at Ulster University. She’ll be speaking to us about photographs of the Belfast Blitz. -Thank you very much. I’m…

How Viral Videos Masked a Louisiana Prep School’s Problems | NYT News

A high school student in front of a laptop, surrounded by classmates, dressed in college gear. A moment of suspense, and then … [Cheers] It was a scene repeated over and over again. Students from one Louisiana private school opening acceptance letters from their dream colleges. The videos often went viral. This one, of a…

Alexis Hunter – ‘We Knew We Were Making History’ | TateShots

I didn’t know whether my work was was good or not. That’s what I wanted to be: good And I’m very hard to explain what I mean by good, because good to myself and good to other people, but not people I didn’t respect. It was that I communicated in a very personal sort of…

Bunny New Girl | Short Film

Has everyone got a texta or pencil? Yes. Hi So sorry Hi, I’m Alice Dunn. My daughter Annabelle, she’s starting with you today. She’s, she’s a bit shy at the moment. She’s, she’s got a um… She’s got a little Oh yes, good. Um Well come and say hello Oh… I see Go on, go…

The Last

I love you. Hey. How many were there before me? What do you mean? Like how many girls did you love before me? Love? Five, I loved five women before you. What were their names? WHO. WHAT. WHEN. WHERE. WHY. Can you tell me about them? WHO I loved was a girl from college. I…

Spartan Mosquito Crew

There were three crew members in the Mosquito. There was the pilot, and his job was to keep the flight line and to keep the plane at precise altitude and at the instant the photographs were going to be taken, to make sure the plane was absolutely level so that there was as little distortion…

Getting Dressed in 1665 Delft

The clothing of a wealthy woman began with a linen or silk chemise. This was long and full and often decorated with lace at the cuffs. No other undergarment was worn. A hip pad was tied about the waist to support the petticoats. During the late 1600s the coastal fringes of the Netherlands saw the…