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12 Myths & Misconceptions about Henry David Thoreau
May 25, 2021 The presenter, Corinne A. Smith, has other videos on teaching Thoreau.
In the Footsteps of Thoreau: A Journey Through Cape Cod
Nearly 170 years after Henry David Thoreau trekked the outer rim of Cape Cod, KEEN Ambassador and New Englander Meg Haywood Sullivan is retracing his steps to rediscover the place that raised her. Together with friend and filmmaker Nicole Gormley, she hikes 30 miles from Nausett Beach to Race Point to escape the modern world, write poetry, and see how much this spit of sand has changed.
Thoreau at Walden
Willem Lang hosts a visit and discussion with scholars.
The 20 minute documentary explores the writings of Thoreau and looks at how his life and work continue to provide inspiration for an environmental movement that is critical to the health of our country and the world.
Wild Apples, a virtual reading
The Thoreau Society would like to thank all of our readers for volunteering their time to read a portion of this lovely harvest-time essay.
We read from the “first printed edition” of Wild Apples published in “The Atlantic” magazine (Nov. 1862). Read along with us!
For the entire essay, click here: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/...
Founded in 1941, The Thoreau Society is the largest and oldest organization devoted to an American author. Our mission is to keep Thoreau's writings and ideas alive, challenging all to live a deliberate, considered life. The Society has members from more than twenty countries around the world, including the Penobscot Nation, and all fifty U.S. states.
Hidden History of Boston
In our country’s mythic past, the city of Boston shines as a beacon of freedom and resister of tyranny. This A&E Special uncovers the hidden history of America’s first city. Founded on a promise, Boston symbolizes Yankee strength and hard work in the wilderness of the New World. A “city upon a hill,” in first governor John Winthrop’s memorable words. Distributed by A&E Television Networks. (87 minutes) Distributed by A&E Television Networks.
St. Patrick's Day Parade Lowell, 1905
St. Patrick's Day Lowell, 1905
Shows policemen and men in top hats and formal riding attire carrying large bunches of flowers as they parade on horseback. Angle changes slightly as a marching band carrying a drum inscribed Bugle Corps, Lowell appears, followed by a uniformed military group carrying rifles and marching in formation. Angle changes to show carriages and the rest of the procession. Scene changes to a building, pans to the steps, and shows a clerical figure in robes exiting from the church and waving his hat in acknowledgement. No titles.
Industrial Revolution in New England
American Archive of Public Broadcasting
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