This is The Big Picture, an official television report of the United States Army, produced for the armed forces and the American people. Now to show you part of The Big Picture here is Master Sargent Stuart Queen
The series consists of ~822 documentaries produced by the United States Army Signal Corps Army Pictorial Service from 1951 to 1971 to educate both soldiers in uniform and the American public about military concerns as well as things like historical battles, world geography, famous soldiers, the latest weapons, space exploration, strategic objectives, peaceful initiatives, and the life of a soldier. Being a product of the Federal Government it belongs to the the American people, and is thus freely available to all to copy and distribute. Most can now be viewed on archive.org [more inside]
"You talkin' to me?"
has to be the thought in the minds of every one of the members of the Senate.
John Henry Wilbrandt Stuckenberg
emigrated from Germany to the United States, where he was eventually a Chaplain in the American Civil War. He also really liked maps; in the course of traveling over his lifetime, he collected hundreds of maps
, some dating back to the 16th century. [Most maps in Latin]
"William Sloan Coffin, who died yesterday at 81, was among the foremost pacifists of his generation, and set the mold for the liberal activist preacher
Coffin, the model for Doonesbury's Reverend Sloan
, was a Freedom Rider
, Yale chaplain
, champion for social justice
and one of the most respected leaders
of the anti-Vietnam war movement.
On the Sunny Side of the Street.
German animation a la Chaplin
(note: rather large 16mb quicktime. Login required - username: metafilter password: metafilter)
Father Mychal Judge
was the chaplain of NYFD, killed on 9/11. Read a little about him. (via andrewsullivan)
Help Wanted : Naval Chaplain for Her Majesty's Navy.
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