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From Herbert Marcuse Official Homepage:

Herbert’s Hippopotamus is a 1 hr. 9 min. documentary video made by UCSD film student Paul Alexander Juutilainen in 1996. It is a wonderful film about Herbert’s traces at UCSD, with great documentary footage from the 1960s and 70s and follow-up interviews from the 1990s. One reviewer wrote: “This Emmy award-winning documentary explores the historical background for the cultural encounter between European Critical Thinking, the Third World, Feminist and Anti-war movements, as well as the political turmoil and institutional pressures in reaction to these coalitions.”

Herbert’s Hippopotamus: Marcuse and Revolution in Paradise 57 min

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The documentary is set in the late 1960s and early 1970s with videos of several different University of California campuses, but with most of the film set in San Diego where Professor Marcuse taught. …. [ read full review]

The Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Lowell Bergman and a team from The New York Times journey to the Peruvian Andes to report on the battle for control of one of the world’s richest gold mines.

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Chapter 1 (13:42)

Chapter 2 (16:00)

Synopsis:

[FromPBS] High in the Andean mountains of Peru is a gold mine, Yanacocha, run by Newmont Mining Corporation of Denver, Colorado, the largestMonstesinos's Web gold mining company in the world. Once part of the Incan Empire, this land was conquered by the Spanish, who came in search of gold and silver. Descendants of the Incas remain suspicious to this day of outsiders seeking fortune here. FRONTLINE/World and New York Times reporter Lowell Bergman arrives to investigate a growing conflict between the local people and the Yanacocha Mine, which has already produced $7 billion worth of gold. read more

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From GET Savoirs et partages web site:

Savoirs et partages is a French national project carried out by the “Groupe des Ecoles de tĂ©lĂ©communications” (GET). This French Open Course Ware project shares online courses written by a number of professors working in GET Schools and authorizing free access to pedagogical supports relating to their teaching programs. Visitors can access courses thought out a Web site available both in French and English. According to the Web site: “Information and communication science and technologies lie at the heart of the teaching, research and training programs in our Schools. Naturally our Group is a significant player in the development of their usages.” Please visit the official Web site to learn more about this initiative and to discover online free courses:

http://savoirspartages.get-telecom.fr/en_accueil.html

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