Reading About The Panic Of 1873 In Front Of The Enron Building
This video is called Reading About The Panic of 1873 While In Front Of The Former Enron Building. It is the second video on the blog. This video is about three minutes long.
I view the ability for average person to make a video as an updated kind of folk art. Here are various definitions of folk art. One idea of folk art is people without any artistic training creating something with the tools they have at hand.
All people are able to express themselves in some creative way.
Here is information about the impact of the Panic of 1873 in New York. This article discusses what the 1873 crisis had in common with the current economic distress.
There were issues of banks and credit and greedy speculation.
Here is a good essay about the impact of the Panic of 1873 in Illinois.
Here is the Panic of 1873 for kids from PBS.
The book I read from in the video is The Age of Lincoln by Orville Burton.
Here is a chronology of Enron events from USA Today.
Here are a series of articles about Enron from the Houston Chronicle.
In the video, the sun is partially on my big head while the other portion of my head is in shadow. This makes my head somewhat like this drawing of the Earth—Part light and part dark. Here is an explanation of daylight. Here is an explanation of night time on the Earth.
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