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Accessible World presents A World view of History by Don Queen Hosted on Wednesday, March 17, 2010

This month's book describes the most defining event in human history. While our
previous books covered such events as the catastrophic effects of European microbes on the pre-Columbian civilizations of the New World and the conquests of Genghis Kahn as well as the rise and fall of colonialism; none compare with the explosion of Little Boy over Hiroshima. While it's death toll, however horrific, was less than the casualties from Allied fire bombings, twentieth-century science however innocently begun, threatened the destruction of the world itself.

Download wvh031710_Before_the_Fallout_Diana_Preston.mp3 25.1 MB Hosted on Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Accessible World's Special Program Series presents Edwin Cooney Hosted on Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Accessible World Special Program Series
It's been historically referred to as "the Noble Experiment." Officially it was called a prohibition against the sale, manufacture and transportation of intoxicating liquors. The accompanying legislation was called the Volstead Act. Prohibition went into effect on January 16th, 1920 and ended on December 5th, 1933 amidst The Great Depression.

Download special_Prohibition-Ed_Cooney-02-23-10.mp3 30.68 MB Hosted on Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Accessible World Presents A World view of History by Don Queen Hosted on Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Our book for February is “George Washington's Secret Navy: How the American Revolution
Went to Sea” (DB 67398). Not only is it a real page turner of a sea story, but it
all really happened.
The author utilizes previously overlooked sources to vividly describe the significant
historical characters, their political and military machinations and the sea battles
which occurred between 1775 and 1776 after Bunker Hill and before the declaration
of Independence. The Continental Congress had belatedly appointed George Washington

Download wvh021710_George_washingtons_Secret_navy.mp3 12.25 MB Hosted on Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Accessible world presents Dan's Tech Tips by Mark Carson, Midwest Sales Director, Humanware And Dan Thompson Hosted on Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Accessible World welcomes you to the second program featuring Dan Thompson of Dan's
Tips.
Our main speaker will be Mr. Mark Carson who is the Midwest Sales Director of Humanware.
Mark will speak to us about the Braillenote apex and other Humanware products.
Presenter: Mark Carson, Midwest Sales Director, Humanware
Email: mark.carson@humanware.com
Dan Thompson, Group Facilitator
Email: dthompson5@mchsi.com

Download special02-09-10.mp3 16.88 MB Hosted on Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Accessible World's Special Program Series presents Lloyd Rasmussen Hosted on Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Lloyd Rasmussen of NLS will unofficially speak to us on how to use the BARD Downloadable
web site. He will give us useful tips for finding books and in general getting around
the site.
Let us now read what Lloyd has to say about his presentation.
Lloyd Rasmussen, a senior electronics engineer at the National Library Service for
the Blind and Physically Handicapped will discuss "the evolution and devolution of
the NLS talking book program". From his perspective, he will be prepared to discuss

Download special_Lloyd_Rasmussen_01-26-10.mp3 27.5 MB Hosted on Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Accessible World Presents A World View of History by Don Queen Hosted on Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Come join us on the twentieth day of January in the new year and discuss the best
seller “Churchill, Hitler,and ‘the Unnecessary War’: How Britain Lost It’s Empire
and the West Lost the World” (db66888)and listen to an interview with the author,
Patrick J. Buchanan.
Only a Patrick J. Buchanan with his right-wing credentials could say that World War
One and Two “were unnecessary” challenging what most Americans believe, that World
War Two was the “good war” and World War One the “great War”. Patrick Buchanan, Presidential

Download a_world_viewofhistory01-20-10.mp3 14.69 MB Hosted on Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Dan's Tech Tips Hosted on Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Download Dans-Tech-Tips-01-12-10.mp3 17.5 MB Hosted on Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Accessible World Presents A World View of History by Don Queen Hosted on Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Review Part Two of "A Team OF Rivals: the Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln: by Doris Kearns Goodwin (DB61162). We will listen to another interview with the author focusing on Part Two of her book.

Download wvh121609_team_of_rivals_part_2_doris_kerns_goodwin.mp3 22.14 MB Hosted on Wednesday, December 16, 2009

War and Peace by Nolan Krabb Hosted on Monday, November 30, 2009

Download War_and_peace_by_Tolstoy_11-13-09.mp3 23.37 MB Hosted on Monday, November 30, 2009

Don Queen - Team of Rivals by Doris kerns Goodwin part one Hosted on Sunday, November 08, 2009

Download world_view_of_history_TEAM_OF_RIVALS_GOODWIN_part_1_11-18-09.mp3 25.17 MB Hosted on Sunday, November 08, 2009

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