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Jason Hanasik, Artist, Portrait Competition 2013

National Portrait Gallery
Interview with artist Jason Hanasik, Portrait Competition 2013

Mr. and Mrs. John Sams - "Wagoner's Lad"

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
For more information about this album, click here: and for more information about Smithsonian Folkways , the non-profit record label of the national museum, click here: This video features Mr. and Mrs. John Sams' "Wagoner's Lad" from the 1996 album "Mountain Music of Kentucky" on Smithsonian Folkways. Digital Downloads are available of this album in both MP3 and FLAC format. The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (/ Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time. ©2008 Smithsonian Institution

Living Earth Festival: Halau Ho'omau I Ka Wai Ola O Hawai'i

National Museum of the American Indian
Halau Ho'omau I Ka Wai Ola O Hawai'i is a halau, or Native Hawaiian cultural school, serving the Washington, DC area. The halau treats Living Earth Festival goers to a performance of Hawaiian music and dance. This performance was webcast from the Potomac Atrium of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC on July 20, 2013.

NZP Intern Alexandra Kirby

Smithsonian Institution
National Zoo Media Intern Alexandra Kirby

How Wallis Simpson Infiltrated British Royalty

Smithsonian Channel
There aren't many rumors that American socialite Wallis Simpson hasn't been subjected to. So here's how she actually infiltrated the British monarchy. From the Series: Million Dollar American Princesses: Movers and Shakers

Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols on Uhura's Radical Impact

Smithsonian Channel
Star Trek’s decision to cast Nichelle Nichols, an African American woman, as major character on the show was an almost unheard-of move in 1968. But for black women all over the country, it redefined the notions of what was possible. From: BUILDING STAR TREK

Casey Anderson's Wild Tracks 101: Battle of the Bighorns

Smithsonian Channel
Gunshots in the hills of Montana? Turns out it's just bighorn sheep rams, bashing their 30-pound weapons of war together to determine who gets to mate with the waiting females. Join filmmaker Casey Anderson for a close-up look at nature's true battering rams. From the Series: Casey Anderson's Wild Tracks: Battle of the Bighorns

Carriers at War: Strike Force Arabian Gulf (Full Episode)

Smithsonian Channel
Join aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush on deployment in the Arabian Gulf. Witness life aboard the carrier and the rigorous preparation pilots and crew undergo before risking their lives to give air support to allied forces fighting on the ground. From the Series: Carrier at War: Strike Force Arabian Gulf Watch more of Smithsonian Channel's full episodes on

How to Spot a Wolf's Tracks Like a Pro

Smithsonian Channel
Throughout the brutally cold winter, Gudrun has searched for signs of life within the wild wolf population - finally, she finds evidence. From the Show: Running With Wolves

Crocodile Snatches a Wildebeest Out of the Herd

Smithsonian Channel
The crocodiles in the Grumeti River know exactly when wildebeest herds are due to cross. It's their best chance for a meal and they don't plan to waste it. From: AFRICA'S PREDATOR ZONES: Trenches

How They Caught the Craigslist Killer

Smithsonian Channel
When a masseuse posts an ad on Craigslist and is brutally murdered by her client, it's up to investigators to track down her killer using cutting-edge cyber forensics. From: CATCHING KILLERS: Cyber Forensics

Eastern Kingbird

Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
Eastern Kingbird recorded by George Jameson.

Claiming and Wielding Political Power | NYS 2019

National Museum of American History
Are the tactics used by suffragists to fight for political power still effective? Together, we will examine the strategies used in the woman suffrage movement and explore how this history can inform our actions in the present and future. For more information on the National Youth Summit visit:

Smithsonian Learning Lab Online Office Hours

Smithsonian Education
Have a burning question for the Learning Lab team? Need help finding a resource or using one of the Lab’s tools and features? Just want to say “hello”? Take a minute to tune in to our live Q&A. Drop by anytime between 4 PM and 5 PM, ET!

American Indian Heritage Month Family Day 2009 (Overview)

Smithsonian Education
A brief overview of the American Indian Heritage Month Family Day 2009 celebrations. Smithsonian American Indian Heritage Month Family Day 2009: From Deer to Dance November 14-15, 2009 National Museum of the American Indian

Why Airflow Matters So Much to Your Sports Car

Smithsonian Channel
In the world of extreme super cars, powerful engines always get the glory. But the real key to their awesome performance is managing airflow to prevent overheating. From: SUPERCAR SUPERBUILD: Aston Martin

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
Recorded by Donald Mullaney in Valle Crucis, NC.

Smithsonian Learning Lab Online Office Hours

Smithsonian Education
Have a burning question for the Learning Lab team? Need help finding a resource or using one of the Lab’s tools and features? Just want to say “hello”? Take a minute to tune in to our live Q&A. Drop by anytime between 4 PM and 5 PM, ET!

Hossein Sadeghpour , Session II: "Many Forms of Resonances"

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Hossein Sadeghpour (ITAMP) during FANO Memorial Symposium, "Resonances and Reflections: Profiles of Ugo Fano's Physics and Its Influences", held July 24, 2002 at The Institute for Theoretical, Atomic and Molecular and Optical Physics, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Massachusetts. © Harvard University and Hossein Sadeghpour. The text and images on ITAMP's YouTube channel are intended for public access and educational use. This material is owned or held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is being provided solely for the purpose of teaching or individual research or enrichment. Any other use, including commercial reuse, mounting on other systems, or other forms of redistribution requires permission. ITAMP is supported through grants by the National Science Foundation Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s).

Tigers on the Brink of Extinction: What will help save them?

Smithsonian Education
Join us as we explore the historical and present status of tiger populations, the leading threats and the conservation actions needed to save them. Presented by: Marshall Jones Senior Conservation Advisor, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute Ana Tinsler Program Specialist, Global Tiger Initiative, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute Original Airdate: May 18, 2011 You can stay connected with the Smithsonian's upcoming online events and view a full collection of past sessions on a variety of topics.: With support from Microsoft Partners in Learning.

ARTLAB+ Underground Ep.01

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Get to know a few ARTLAB+ teens as they talk about what they are into and why they come to ARTLAB+. This is the first installment of our series ARTLAB+ Underground! @artlabplus

Imaging Studio Techniques Highlight Video

Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
Imaging Studio Technique Highlights expanded

N49 in 60 Seconds (Standard Definition)

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
This beautiful image shows N49, which is the aftermath of a supernova explosion in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
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