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BUFVC hosts, curates and delivers 9 substantial online databases relating to film, television and radio content dating from 1896 onwards. You can now search more than 13 million records in one go, or if you wish, one collection at a time.

http://beta.bufvc.ac.uk/

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http://fora.tv/

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http://bigthink.com/

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This is really an amazing collection of public domain books, audio recordings and movies.

http://www.archive.org/

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gapminder

Wow, another fabulous place to help you do your own thinking. No pundits required.

http://www.gapminder.org/

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Here’s a nice online source for those digging into American history from teachingamericanhistory.org.

http://teachingamericanhistory.org/

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Very cool. Here you can find the full context of a lot of those one-liners that are burned into your mind such as “ask not what your country can do for you”, “old soldiers never die” and “the only thing we have to fear”. Not only is the text there but in many cases so is the filmed speech.

http://www.americanrhetoric.com/

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Man, when they say complete they mean it.

http://darwin-online.org.uk/

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Trading Economics

http://www.tradingeconomics.com/united-states/indicators/

This is a fabulous site for raw economic data for not just the US. Thanks to Ed Wallace for finding this great resource.

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Mr. Johnston documents America’s decline into a Banana Republic.

http://tax.com/taxcom/taxblog.nsf/Profiles/DavidCayJohnston?OpenDocument

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