Jason Cochran

Stuff you never knew you never knew

Posts Tagged ‘Video’

Jan

25

2013

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Hatch Show Print in Nashville: iconic style, letter by letter [WATCH]

You may not know the name Hatch Show Print, but you know the style. Its block letters are visually synonymous with Nashville and country music history. I was lucky enough to be invited behind the scenes, and my video shows just how damn cool it is.

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Jan

24

2013

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Manzanar, where decent Americans were destroyed [WATCH]

Tweet The history of the United States could fairly viewed as a succession of excuses for not living up to its contractual obligations. All men were not created equal, according to the Declaration of Independence: Slaves were allowed. The Supreme Court said the Cherokees were a sovereign nation: The South took their land anyway. Every […]

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Jun

19

2012

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Andersonville: America’s concentration camp [WATCH]

Andersonville wasn't done to Americans by the Viet Cong or the Japanese. Americans did this to other Americans. This is our burden entirely. If we forget it, we forget it's possible.

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May

11

2012

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Revisiting Rosewood, Florida, today [WATCH]

We pass desultory intersections like Rosewood's every day. And we will never know how many of them were once the settings for brutal events, in which Americans, believing they were right and on the side of God, were in fact the instruments of something sinister and evil.

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Feb

9

2012

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How to see London for $15 a day [WATCH]

Some incredibly useful tips for saving cash on a London vacation — without missing out on what makes London London.

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Feb

7

2012

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San Francisco’s tourist pitfalls

I take you to San Francisco, which is already a good-value city for vacations, and show how to make it into an even better value.

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Feb

3

2012

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A ride on L.A.’s Angels Flight [WATCH]

An as-if-you-are-there video, without commentary or too many cuts, of a ride on the historic Angels Flight Railway in Los Angeles.

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Jan

1

2012

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A mesmerizing HD drive through South Dakota’s Badlands

This video of Badlands National Park in South Dakota is seductive. It's a nearly four-minute, uninterrupted shot of the driver's view as he travels east on Badlands Loop Road (240) as it prepares to intersect with 377 near Interior, South Dakota.

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Dec

15

2011

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My little YouTube video soars past 1 million views

That day, I was sick as a dog. I should have been in bed. But how often am I in Tokyo? So I walked everywhere I could. I was in the neighborhood of Shibuya, crossing in an overpass, when I saw something that astonished me.

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Sep

28

2010

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My in-depth Ken Burns interview

Tweet My interview with Ken Burns, published in time for the premiere of Baseball: The Tenth Inning on PBS, is here! I’ve chopped it into three bits for your digestion. Think of them as three more innings: You may remember I was all a-titter about meeting him on the day we shot this. I was […]

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