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Documents That Changed the World

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United States

Description:

A look at documents that have made a difference in the world. Joe Janes, of the University of Washington Information School, tells the stories of these important information objects, how and why they were created, and the impacts they've had. These documents also tell the story of human society. and its never ending evolution. Look for our Podcast in the iTunes Store.

Language:

English


Episodes

Webster's Dictionary, 1828

4/27/2016
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Duration: 00:12:07


Liber Abaci (Arabic Numerals), 1202

3/2/2016
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Duration: 00:11:01


Palm Beach County "Butterfly" Ballot, 2000

2/24/2016
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Duration: 00:11:43


Stock Market Crash Ticker Tape, 1929

12/9/2015
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Duration: 00:12:12


FDR Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1939

10/30/2015
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Duration: 00:10:43


Declaration of Independence Deleted Passage, 1776

10/20/2015
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Duration: 00:11:31


Nupedia (Wikipedia precursor), 2000

9/9/2015
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Duration: 00:11:42


Richter Scale, 1935

8/12/2015
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Duration: 00:10:41


Fannie Farmer Cookbook, 1896

7/20/2015
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Duration: 00:10:34


Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 1982

7/3/2015
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Duration: 00:12:02


Statistical Significance, 1925

6/5/2015
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Duration: 00:10:37


Annals of the World, 1650

4/6/2015
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Duration: 00:10:32


Alfred Nobel's Will, 1895

3/16/2015
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Duration: 00:11:33


"The Star-Spangled Banner", 1814

8/12/2014
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Duration: 00:10:22


Philosophical Transactions, 1665

7/30/2014
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Duration: 00:10:27


First Woman's College Diploma, 1840

7/15/2014
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Duration: 00:08:24


Joseph McCarthy's "List", 1950

7/4/2014
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Duration: 00:10:58


The Exaltation of Inanna, c2300 BCE

6/1/2014
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Duration: 00:10:03


Donation of Constantine, c750

5/21/2014
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Duration: 00:10:12


Zimmerman Telegram, 1917

5/11/2014
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Duration: 00:10:24

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