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PBS
Nov 30, 2013 4:00pm PST
born with the name george, he was better known to fans as the "sultan of swat" or "the bambino" or, more simply, as just "babe." scott takes us on a tour of a museum in baltimore dedicated to baseball's most famous player. >> he was, you know, the biggest star in baseball. he was the biggest star in new york. he, kind of, was the emblem for the roaring '20s of america. the whole country embraced him for the exuberance with which he lived, the dynamic, the spirit that he had. >> babe ruth was big news back in the early days of baseball, and not just on the field. he was in movies, in comic books, there was even babe ruth underwear. a candy bar believed to be named after him is still popular today -- the baby ruth. these are just some of the fascinating exhibits you'll see here, at the babe ruth birthplace museum. this is the actual building where the babe was born. >> thousands of visitors from all around the world come every year because ruth is not just important to america, but he is important to the game of baseball wherever it's played. he established all of the slugging record
NBC
Nov 7, 2010 11:00am EST
am. george w. bush's new book shows bush's personality driving everything. what's obama's personality tell us about where he's heading, what he's likely to do, if he's likely to change? and finally, cause for war. president bush's new book insists he was right to fight the iraq war because it prevented another 9/11. is this an argument he can win? hi, i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us today "the washington posts" bob woodward, author of "obama's wars. bbc's katty kay. nbc's andrea mitchell. and "time" magazine's joe klein. first up, president obama called it a shellacking. several times this week he tried to show he got message. here he was wednesday -- >> i ran for this office to tackle these challenges and give voice to the concerns of everyday people. over the last two years we made progress but clearly too many americans haven't felt that progress yet and they told us that yesterday. as president, i take responsibility for that. chris: he may not be showing it there but the president does hold a strong hand because his personal popularity is stronger tha
PBS
Jan 11, 2014 4:00pm PST
with math. >> we the jury find george zimmerman not guilty. >> a florida jury acquitted george zimmerman in the shooting of 17-year-old trayvon martin. he was charged with second-degree murder. zimmerman said he acted in self-defense. questions about zimmerman's racial motivation in the crime were debated across the country. >> all: no justice, no peace. [ sirens wailing ] >> a domestic terror attack shook the nation. in april, pressure-cooker bombs went off at the finish line of the boston marathon. three people were killed and more than 200 injured. investigators identified the suspects as two brothers -- tamerlan tsarnaev and dzhokhar tsarnaev. during a manhunt, which would shut down the city of boston, an mit police officer was killed, a transit police officer was wounded, and tamerlan died during a shootout. dzhokhar was arrested and pleaded not guilty to involvement in the bombings. more tragedy in may when a tornado in oklahoma left a path of destruction in the city of moore, which killed 20 people. winds topped 200 miles per hour. homes, businesses, and even an elementa
FOX
Sep 30, 2017 12:00pm EDT
only flag to include the image of a person on it, and obviously that person is george washington. and it's from the portrait that was painted by gilbert stuart. he was an artist from rhode island and it's the most famous portrait of george washington. but there were brothers who were put in charge of creating the image for the flag and they went about designing it, coming up with all the different lettering. they had it perfect, except the image they had of george washington came from a box of cough syrup and it just wouldn't do. and in the 11th hour, they found gilbert stuart's portrait of george washington, they put it on the flag. it was accepted by the legislators in washington and we still have that flag today. - that's this week's flag facts. i'm eric. - here's another report in our series on first aid basics. (upbeat pop music) - today, we're talking first aid kits. to walk us through the must-haves is lipica shah from the american red cross. so, where do we begin? - well, every home needs to have at least one portable first aid kit and it should be in a place that's easy acces
KRON
Feb 22, 2014 2:30pm PST
, obviously that person is george washington. and it's from the portrait that was painted by gilbert stuart. he was an artist from rhode island, and it's the most famous portrait of george washington. but there were brothers who were put in charge of creating the image for the flag, and they went about designing it, coming up with all the different lettering. they had it perfect, except the image they had of george washington came from a box of cough syrup, and it just wouldn't do. and in the 11th hour, they found gilbert stuart's portrait of george washington. they put it on the flag. it was accepted by the legislators in washington, and we still have that flag today. >> with "flag facts," i'm brandon. >> online quizzes can be a fun way to put your skills to the test or to take a well-deserved break from all that tedious homework. think you have what it takes to name all 50 jelly belly flavors in just seven minutes? what about naming the villains from disney movies? sporcle.com has over 100,000 stimulating games just waiting to challenge you. the website also lets you create your ow
FOX
Mar 14, 2015 3:00pm EDT
, though, is george armstrong custer's brother thomas custer, and he was killed at the battle of little big horn with george armstrong custer. but thomas custer had been a cavalry commander during the civil war, also, and at the end of the war, in two separate actions, he received the medal of honor, which didn't make george too happy, and at one point, he wrote to his wife that at a formal dinner, tom had shown up wearing both his baubles. >> stay with us. there's a lot more coming up on "teen kids news." we'll be right back. >> this report is brought to you by a grant from the connecticut tobacco & health trust fund. >> if you have a boyfriend or girlfriend who smokes, you can do them a huge favor. you can help them to quit. katie tells us how. >> if you don't smoke -- and hopefully you don't -- no doubt you'd like to see your boyfriend or girlfriend kick the habit. >> if i had a boyfriend who smoked, i'd want them to stop because it's really bad for their health, and... >> their breath would be pretty bad. >> they always kind of smell like cigarettes, which is just not somethi
FOX
Feb 5, 2011 9:00am EST
could be up to 60 as the season moves on. >> so george stitches the whole outside, and the inside gets stitched separately. >> yeah, the inside, it's like a completely different glove. and then we set it up on here. slide them right on. >> what is the most crucial part? >> the stitching is so important. as long as that is done properly, everything else just has to be uniformly and it'll come out just like the last one. >> so where do we go from here? >> we glue. we glue the two pieces that we just put together, we glue them so it holds straight like this, and then i pass it back over to george. and george will then put on what we call the binding. the binding just connects the two pieces of leather that we just put together, it holds them together. >> those are the straightest stitches i've ever seen. >> well, george is very good. >> it's starting to look a little bit more glove-like. >> and then, this is where i come in with the lacing. and this is what i spend most of my day doing. >> it is extremely hard to get the needle through here. yes, i got it! sort of. that's one out of,
NBC
Sep 10, 2011 1:00pm EDT
obviously that person is george washington. and it's from the portrait that was painted by gilbert stuart. he was an artist from rhode island, and it's the most famous portrait of george washington. but there were brothers who were put in charge of creating the image for the flag, and they went about designing it, coming up with all the different lettering. they had it perfect, except the image they had of george washington came from a box of cough syrup. and it just wouldn't do. and in the 11th hour, they found gilbert stuart's portrait of george washington, put it on the flag, and it was accepted by the legislators in washington, and we still have the flag today. >> reporter: with flag facts, i'm kristen. >>> peter and caroline davis have been playing tennis since they were old enough to hold racquets, but it's not just their athletic ability that makes this brother and sister team special. they are using their love of tennis to help change lives halfway around the world. it all started with the coach, teza. he's from zambia, a country in southern africa with a lot of poverty. mo
FOX
Aug 27, 2011 9:00am EDT
intersection of king and lee streets in old town, george washington middle school on mount vernon avenue, also the cora kelly school located at 3600 commonwealth avenue. there's a limit of five per household, five per business. you'll need to show your i.d. proving that you're indeed a resident of alexandria. >>> let's head across the river from alexandria now into prince george's county and the county executive kind enough to join us. we say good morning to him. thanks for coming in. great to see you. >> great to see you. >> amazing running down the short list of places for the delaware beaches, the washington, d.c. area, you hear the differences in preparations for sand -- from sandbags to the extremes in delaware where they're saying don't even call 911 if you're trying to ride this out. what do the folks of prince george's county need to know? >> we brought all of our agencies yesterday to prepare for the hurricane. the earthquake got us in preparation for what we need to do this weekend. so our emergency operation will open up at 12:00 noon today. we're asking residents not to call
FOX
Jan 15, 2017 12:00pm EST
the legendary rock band came from liverpool: paul mccartney, george harrison, ringo starr, and john lennon. this ordinary-looking house was where lennon grew up. abandoned by his parents when he was a young boy, lennon was raised by his aunt. now, seven days a week, tourists visit. for the real diehard fans, if they could, they'd come eight days a week. and if you've got a ticket to ride, you can take a tour bus to another must-see spot just a couple of blocks away. these are the gates to what used to be a home for orphans. it was called strawberry field. - as a young child, john would come around and play with the kids. in later life, as a teenager, it was basically john's hideaway. him and his mates would come around, hide in the trees. but it was just a place that meant a lot to john as a young child because never lived with his parents and he felt an affinity with the children who obviously never lived with their parents. - [nicole] even when he became an international superstar, lennon never forgot the orphans he used to play with. - because it was a salvation-army children's h
NBC
Feb 18, 2012 1:00pm EST
case, probably, though, is george armstrong custer's brother, thomas custer, and he was killed at the battle of little bighorn with george armstrong custer. but thomas custer had been a cavalry commander during the civil war, also, and in the end of the war, in two separate actions, he received the medal of honor, which didn't make george too happy, and at one point, he wrote to his wife that at a formal dinner, tom had shown up wearing both his baubles. this reminder is brought to you by the national road safety foundation. don't forget! february 29th is the deadline for the "drive 2 life" contest. anyone in grades 6 through 12 can submit an idea. the concept should be for a psa that runs from 30 seconds to two minutes. to enter, you need to send in a script or a storyboard. however, not send a video -- it won't be accepted. the creator of the winning concept gets a $1,000 prize and a trip to new york city, where you'll work with a professional director and crew to turn your vision into a reality. for more information and an entry form, go to... [nursery music playing] just three gra
NBC
Mar 7, 2010 11:00am EST
washington had had kids from another marriage. so, when george and martha married and george agreed to adopt martha's kids, and you know george became very fond of these two kids. >> so, washington helped to raise his step-children, instead. and his step-grandchildren. but they didn't live in the white house, it wasn't built yet! i'm lily for "teen kids news." >>> it's called a pitcher plant. and if you ever get near one, don't get too close. pitcher plants eat meat. a new kind of pitcher plant was recently found in the philippines. it's big enough to swallow rats. and it does. new revlon colorburst lipstick. impossibly light feel, intensely rich color. together at last. revlon colorburst lipstick. it's lo at first swipe. >>> curling isn't just something you do to your hair. it's also a sport. it requires strength, dexterity, and a whole lot of teamwork. hannah has the story. >>> for most kids, sweeping is a chore. these guys do it for fun. this is the weekly teen practice at the ardsley curling club. they're learning to play a game that started in scotland more than 500 years ago. how
KRON
Feb 25, 2012 2:30pm PST
, georges méliès. >> georges méliès was a magician who turned his skills into movie magic in the early 1900s. there were no computers to make special effects back then. it took mechanical genius to create fantasies on film. for "hugo," martin scorsese re-created one of méliès' many productions. >> i decided we'll deal with a spectacular one called "kingdom of the fairies." we thought that would be interesting to show how he did underwaterequences. >> another special feature explains the amazing automaton that is at the heart of the film. and you'll see how modern movie special effects are done, too, like using models to create a full-scale train crash! [ glass shatters ] but best of all is the incredible fm itself, which is filled with exciting action and a magical story that you'll want to watch again and again! and you can have it now, on blu-ray and dvd. i'm carina for "teen kids news." >> all: we are somers girl scout troop 2971. >> and we are at the... >> all: blaze! >> if every halloween you carve the same old face on your jack-o'-lantern, listen up. carly's about to shed some
KRON
Aug 8, 2015 2:30pm PDT
gotten to interview movie star billy crystal and former president george w. bush. >> of course, their former or current jobs weren't necessarily about baseball, but george bush used to own the texas rangers, billy crystal was a huge yankee fan, and so both of which were great conversations to have. >> along with his blog and video blog, matt wrote a book titled "amazing aaron to zero zippers" about the a's to z's of baseball history. >> and, basically, it's an alphabet book, so it's 26 chapters -- i mean, basically, they're letters -- of just any aspect of baseball history, whether it be a player, a team, uh, a moment, a stadium, an era. >> with the help of summer games books, matt plans to donate all of the proceeds to charities having to do with baseball. >> those four charities are the jackie robinson foundation, the lou gehrig foundation for als patients, the hall of fame's charity, and then derek jeter's turn 2 foundation. >> although he might be a yankee fan at heart, matt is really just a fan of baseball. [ up-tempo music playing ] clearly a kid with a bright future ahea
KRON
May 18, 2013 2:30pm PDT
are ready for action, fixes brad pitt's tie, and -- oh, yeah -- removes all that lipstick from george clooney's cheeks. >> on a daily basis, the most popular figures, like clooney, brad pitt, johnny depp, they got kissed all over, so they got lipstick on their face. >> what are the different things you need to do to the figures? >> well, we have to check on the hair, so if the hair doesn't have the right style anymore, we have to style it again. from a wardrobe point of view, because people can touch the figures and interact with the figures, we do need to change the shirts, the suits, even polish the shoes. so, yeah, we really treat them very nice. >> when the figures need extra help, it's off with their heads and into the workshop. that's where petra is working on rock guitar legend jimi hendrix. >> so, basically, what we do when we color is we closely work with reference pictures. >> meanwhile, emily is racing ahead of the clock. just before the doors open, susan sarandon's curlers come out, johnny depp gets a touch-up, jennifer lopez strikes a pose, and justin bieber gets ready fo
PBS
Nov 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
relative. four generations of royals gathered for the christening of prince george. the 3-month-old prince is the son of the duke and duchess of cambridge -- prince william and kate middleton. the queen greeted her great-grandson before the ceremony, where he wore a replica of the royal christening gown. the prince has seven godparents, all close, personal friends of his parents. after the service, prince charles held a private reception, serving guests a tier from the duke and duchesses of cambridge's wedding cake. for "teen kids news," laura ingle. "fox news channel in the classroom." >> a lot goes into learning to play an instrument, and with many schools cutting back on funding for classes like music, a lot of kids just can't afford private lessons and instruments. that's why this next story is music to our ears. here's emily. >> so, to play "hot cross buns," we use the notes "b," "a," and "g," right? so this one's "b." >> this might look like any after-school music program, but look a little closer. [ "hot cross buns" plays ] that's right -- this teacher is a teen. he's part of
NBC
Jul 9, 2011 2:30pm EDT
african-american president and he's changing things. >> i think it would be george washington. i would like to see what he thought about the creation of our country. that kind of stuff. >> reporter: so are you into politics and all of that? >> not really politics. more like the creation of our country, the history of our nation. that kind of stuff. >> i'd pick a comedian named kristen wiig because she's really funny. >> if i could meet anyone in this world, i'd meet the queen of england because she's, like, royal and cool. >> reporter: want to get to know some really cool people? check out the "reporters" tab at teenkidsnews.com and meet us. i'm siena. a healthy tomorrow begins with a solid foundation at home, and there are simple ways to start your kids on a path to success... help your kids make all of their dreams come true. be our guest to healthy living today... at letsmove.gov. up, college is hard. down, those books are heavy. nnamdi, voice-over: my sport is football. but my passion is education. so every year, i take promising high schoolers on a college tour. you're getting it.
KRON
Aug 20, 2016 2:00pm PDT
george... >> "take thee, diana frances..." >> ...take thee, diana frances... >> "...to my wedded wife." >> ...to my wedded wife. [ "god save the queen" playing ] >> this impressive building still echoes with the pomp and glory that were once the british empire. you can climb to the top of the dome and gaze out on modern london. the view is spectacular. reporting for "teen kids news," i'm nicole. >> ♪ god save the queen [ bat cracks ] [ cheers and applause ] >> one of the best parts of the major league baseball regular season is the all-star game. since 1933, the midsummer classic, as it has been nicknamed, has featured the best players from the american league play the best players from the national league. now, the reason that this all-star game is so important is because the winning league gets home-field advantage in the world series. i'm matt with "teen kids news." >> here's a poem on a fact that's little-known. there's one part of our body that never grows. i'm not talking about our bones, our ears, or even our nose. the answer is pretty easy to see. it's our eyes. from the tim
ABC
Oct 9, 2016 1:00pm EDT
revolution, george washington is said to have chosen blue and gold for his troops' uniforms. today, that new jersey site is recognized as our country's first national historic park. >> the flag really represents all that is good about new jersey. it's not necessarily unique so much as it is an appropriate image for the state. >> and it proudly displays an appropriate motto -- with "flag facts," i'm eric. ?? >> let's say you're taking your elephant out for a walk and you decide you want to go into a store, say, for an ice cream. what do you do with dumbo? well, if you're in florida, you're in luck. the law there allows to you tie your elephant to a parking ticket. good thing to remember. and if you don't, your elephant. probably >> if you have a tough time falling asleep, here's a simple trick to try -- sniff some lavender. lavender is an herb with purple flowers. studies show that the scent of lavender not only can help you fall asleep faster. it's also helps you get a more restful sleep. you can find essential oils made from lavender in stores or online. >> this important message
WHUT
Jan 24, 2011 6:00pm EST
european settlers, the dutch. while stationed at jockey hollow during the american revolution, george washington is said to have chosen blue and gold for his troops' uniforms. today, that new jersey site is recognized as our country's first national historic park. >> the flag really represents all that is good about new jersey. it's not necessarily unique, so much as it is an appropriate image for the state. >> and it proudly displays an appropriate motto, "liberty and prosperity." with flag facts, i'm kristen. >> all right young america, what's your opinion? we'll find out in "speak of the week." >> we're young, we're smart and the opportunities to be whatever we want seem endless, so tell me, what do you want to be when you grow up? >> i'd like to be an artist. i think that'd be interesting. >> i want to be a cosmetologist. >> hmm, well i think i want to be a giraffe trainer because i love giraffes so much. >> i want to be an actress when i grow up. >> i'd like to be a rugby player. >> i either want to be a lawyer or marine biologist. >> when i grow up i want to be a librarian, beca
NBC
Feb 21, 2016 11:30am EST
proud virginians. reference to overthrowing king george. you see the roman goddess virtus standing atop a tyrant, and she's holding a sword in one hand, a spear in the other, and the tyrant is laying on the ground with his crown knocked off of his head. >> it's hard to see, but the tyrant holds a broken chain and a broken whip. "sic semper tyrannis" means "thus always to tyrants." with "flag facts," i'm veronique. >> bet you didn't know that one of your favorite childhood books was written on a bet. the publisher of the dr. seuss books challenged the author to write an entire book using fewer than 50 different words. dr. seuss rose to the challenge and wrote "green eggs and ham." and so he won the bet. all i can say is glad i am that he wrote "green eggs and ham." >> this important message is brought to you by the national road safety foundation. [ mid-tempo music plays ] [ hard rock music plays ] >> i'm ready to go. [ engine starts, tires squeal ] >> dude, i'm running late. i'll be there as fast as i can. [ mid-tempo music plays ] [ hard rock music plays ] [ heartbeat ] [ hard roc
FOX
Oct 1, 2016 12:00pm EDT
overthrowing king george. you see the roman goddess virtus standing atop a tyrant, and she's holding a sword in one hand, a spear in the other, and the tyrant is laying on the ground with his crown knocked off of his head. >> it's hard to see, but the tyrant holds a broken chain and a broken whip. "sic semper tyrannis" means "thus always to tyrants." with "flag facts," i'm eric. >> it's time for another important message brought to you by the national road safety foundation. [ suspenseful music plays ] [ thuds ] [ cellphone vibrates ] >> what if your mom or dad texted while driving and got hurt or worse? imagine how you would feel. >> is everything all right? >> i don't know. >> that's why they don't want you to text and drive. ♪ >> coming up, how teens are teaching their parents to -- well, you'll just have to wait until we return to find out. "teen kids news" will be right back. you love all-day breakfast. i love all-day breakfast. but you don't love that you can't get all your favorites all day. i don't love that. but now you're gonna love that you can get more all day. like mcgriddles.
PBS
Nov 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >> as we all know, george washington served asder r nation's military during the revolutionary war. in 1789, he became the very first president of the united states. at his funeral, washington was remembered as being first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen. that's why it's fitting that the washington monument sits right at the heart of our national mall. the giant stone obelisk is flanked by the u.s. capitol to the east, the world war ii and lincoln memorials to the west, and just to the north is the white house. construction on the monument began in 1848, but it wasn't completed until 1884. i met bill line from the national park service and asked him about the 36-year delay. >> the reason why it took that long is because of bureaucracy. there was in-fighting. welcome to america. that's the way we do things. >> but not all of the delay was due to bureaucracy. if you look closely at the monument, you'll notice the stone changes color about a third of the way up. that's a reminder of one of the saddest events in our nation's history. why does the color cha
KRON
Sep 15, 2012 2:30pm PDT
ceiling for spider-man ♪ ♪ how curious george isn't curious enough ♪ ♪ to find out the name of the man in the yellow hat ♪ [ laughter ] >> you also need to be comfortable in front of a room full of strangers. >> get a little louder over here, please. [ cheers and applause ] there we go. >> i started because people were telling me i was funny as a kid, as a little kid. i decided, you know what? if i'm funny, i should put my skills to the test. >> seniors are now getting these cool senior gadgets, like these walkers with the brakes on them. i know they're going at the speed of a turtle, but it's still cool. [ laughter ] >> kids 'n comedy started out just being kids doing stand-up, who wrote their own material. >> i prepared a lot of material, and it actually turned out to be every single joke everyone else told. >> and we developed into workshops and then we developed into classes. >> my mom is deathly afraid of tunnels. every time you go through a tunnel, she puts her head in her lap and cries. >> so now we ended up with kids who are 8 to 18, who come to classes. >> hey, ma, let's cou
NBC
Mar 14, 2010 11:30am EDT
. graduates have included generals george patton and douglas macarthur, as well as presidents grant and eisenhower. students who attend west point are called cadets, and they pay no tuition. following graduation, they become officers in the army and are required to serve for a minimum of five years. >> my dad and grandfather went to west point, so i came to try it out. >> i've wanted to come here ever since i was in eight grade. every male in my family has served in the military before i wanted to continue the tradition, and so this is the first step in getting into the academy, and so i just took it. >> ready? dodge ball. >> we have a lot of opportunities to have fun. we also have a lot of opportunities to find out about the army, find out about what its like to be a cadet here. >> you get to see them enjoy themselves and learn more about themselves. as you go through things like military day, you get to see them overcome some things that they might not have thought that they could do. >> we're also very pleased that of the students that attend the summer leader seminar about half will
KRON
Mar 16, 2013 2:30pm PDT
, complaining of severe headaches, nausea, their eyes are watering. >> while george w. bush was president, the government changed some of the laws that protected the nation's drinking water. >> ♪ so it all goes back to 2005 ♪ ♪ bush said gas drillers didn't have to comply ♪ ♪ with the safe drinking water act ♪ ♪ before too long it was "frack, baby frack" ♪ ♪ until the break of dawn >> with fracking that's not properly regulated comes another threat -- the release of toxic gas into the air. >> so, on top of the drinking water being contaminated and undrinkable, the air is also posing a serious health problem, as well. >> alex is from the environmental working group. they want to prevent pollution. rachel works for a company that represents the gas industry. they want to help america benefit from an important source of fuel. both sides probably agree on one thing... >> ♪ now, it's not that drillers should never be fracking ♪ ♪ but the current regulation is severely lacking ♪ ♪ reduce the toxins, contain the gas and wastewater ♪ ♪ and the people won't get sick ♪
NBC
Aug 25, 2012 1:00pm EDT
actually the military order of the purple heart, and george washington developed the ribbon, and it was awarded to three soldiers during the american revolution. in 1932, chief of staff of the army general macarthur was able to persuade congress to establish a new award called the purple heart. and those soldiers who were in world war i who were wounded received wound chevrons on their sleeves, and so all those soldiers later received the purple heart. and today the purple heart is awarded to any service member who is wounded or killed in action. [ mission: impossible theme plays ] target acquired. check. check. check. check. target in the pool. [ squeaks ] no! there's my angel. make unsupervised pool access an impossible mission. hi, i'm ben affleck, and many actors have played the part of u.s. servicemen in the movies, but for veterans like james crosby their service and their sacrifice are real. and too often when they come home, their struggle continues. for over sixty years, paralyzed veterans of america has been fighting to help our injured veterans get the benefits they need, and
NBC
Mar 27, 2010 1:30pm EDT
ronald reagan and president george w. bush. president bush was home alone when he choked on a pretzel in 2002. >> he didn't know how to do the maneuver on himself so he fell unconscious, but he hit on his belly and it did maneuver for him. >> many people don't know how to perform the heimlich maneuver on themselves. in part two of our series, dr. heimlich will show us how. he'll also demonstrate a way to save our parents even if they're much bigger than we are. we're lucky to learn the heimlich maneuver from the top expert in the world. so be sure to tune in next week for more lifesaving information. for "teen kids news," i'm courtney. >> word! your chance to match wits with made-up definitions. can you find the real thing? what about this adjective -- puckish. does it mean full of mischief? or does it mean having to do with ice hockey? or does puckish mean with a green pallor or complexion? puckish is full of mischief. just like this game. and like the character puck in shakespeare's "midsummer night's dream." all right. now try appellation. a noun. is it a mountain range running north-
KRON
Dec 3, 2011 2:30pm PST
. al gore won more popular votes than george w. bush, but bush gained moelectoral votes and became president. >> we'll be right back with more "teen kids news." >> so don't go away. revlon just bitten. it's a two-in-one lipstain and balm. the lipstain gives me a light flush of color while the moisturizing balm softens my lips. have you ever been bitten? revlon just bitten lipstain and balm. >> when disaster hits, there's always one sure sign of hope -- the american red cross. but as monika reports, the red cross helps people in many ways. >> the story of the american red cross starts here, in washington d.c. during the civil war, the sanitary commission was started to help sick and injured union soldiers. a woman named clara barton joined that effort. she became known as "the angel of the battlefield." >> during the americanlefield." civil war, it wasn't too common for women to be near the battlefield. clara barton changed all that by providing aid to soldiers, and so that's why they called her the angel of the battlefield. >> after the war, she visited europe and learned about an
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Sep 1, 2012 1:00pm EDT
on display here at the george eastman house. >> what you can do here is you can tour his 50-room mansion. it is a national historic landmark. fewer than 3% of all historic sites in the u.s. are national historic landmarks. >> this museum is dedicated to preserving important pieces of photographic history, like this camera, which took the famous photo at iwo jima during world war ii. >> we also have the first photograph of lightning. >> eastman didn't just revolutionize photography. he helped thomas edison invent a whole new way to make pictures move. >> they basically took the film from the kodak, slit it in half -- which is where you get 35 millimeter from -- added the perforation so the film would go evenly through the camera, and, hence, we have the 35-millimeter film that was used for -- well, still in use today. >> eastman's contributions led to the development of this movie camera. it was used to make "the wizard of oz." walking through the mansion is like stepping back into the life and times of the successful industrialist. >> we continue as much as we can of what eastman
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