Airing on TUTV
This show is simply about the history of television, the technology and how television was accepted way back in it’s infancy. With each show, we try to supply you with a synopsis of what each show was about along with some historical information as well. Our goal is to expose you to samples of some of the best programming from the very early days of television; a retrospective of what was then a new medium back in the second half of the 20th century!
In this lecture, “An Empire of Remedy: Medicine and Manifest Destiny in the Era of Indian Removal”, Isenberg uncovers a historical narrative of vaccination, through which Americans hoped to convince themselves, in the midst of Indian removal and their encroachments into Mexican territory, of the safety, certainty, and benignity of United States expansion.
CaribNation Television is a high-quality, multi-formatted half-hour television show that consistently produces informative television programs.
These programs explore and explain the eclectic ethnic, economic and cultural heritages of Caribbean people, unite them across geographical, linguistic and ideological boundaries, and address all aspects of the region’s people, places and issues, in their own voices.
This program looks back on American life by way of old public domain newsreels, films and public/civic documentaries. Each episode contains one or more snippets showing the way American life used to be. Whether it is a look at dating in the 50’s or the use of good table manners, the construction of the 1964 World’s fair in New York, or everyone’s favorite TV commercials from the 40s and 50s, there is something for everyone.