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OpenLearn Live: 11th November 2016 article icon

History & The Arts 

OpenLearn Live: 11th November 2016

The worst president of all time plus Nasa on small satellites. Then more learning and research across the day.

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OpenLearn Live: 9th November 2016 article icon

History & The Arts 

OpenLearn Live: 9th November 2016

The start of Franklin Pierce's Presidential campaign wasn't encouraging. He lived down to it. Learning and research from across the day.

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OpenLearn Live: 8th November 2016 video icon

History & The Arts 

OpenLearn Live: 8th November 2016

Lincoln's balancing running-mate didn't cover himself in glory in the top job; why peace deals don't always deliver for queer people; can government make you happy? Learning and research from across the day.

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OpenLearn Live: 18th February 2016 article icon

History & The Arts 

OpenLearn Live: 18th February 2016

A town, once home to fleeing religious refugees, where a road-widening project became a murderous standoff; will NASA's travel posters entice you to space; and how should we react to the new outbreak of swine flu? Free learning from across the day.

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OpenLearn Live: 16th February 2016 article icon

History & The Arts 

OpenLearn Live: 16th February 2016

A resort which has attracted visitors for 10,000 years, and a look back at our work with BBC Three during its years as a TV channel. Then more free learning through the day.

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TV, Radio & Events 

OpenLearn Live: 22nd September 2015

The state which was United, then a Republic, then Confederated, and United once more. Plus free learning through the day.

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Money & Business 

A brief history of... business collapses

Devendra Kodwani, Lecturer in Finance at The Open University Business School shows the parallels between the bank crisis and previous business meltdowns. Can we learn any lessons?

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Timewatch: The iron coffin

It was supposed to change the face - and the outcome - of the American Civil War. But for its soldiers, it was The Iron Coffin.

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