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Contains 61 Collections and/or Records:

Sidney Poitier, March 14, 2001

 File — Box: 9, Item: DVD 11-6-1392-029-BD
Identifier: I
Scope and Contents Contains digital video of Academy Award winning actor Sidney Poitier's March 14, 2001 lecture at the University at Buffalo for the 2000-2001 Distinguished Speakers Series.Introduction by University at Buffalo president William R. Greiner (00:54), followed by a commemoration for the work of Professor Emeritus Edward Jenkins, accepted by Reverend Tommie Babbs, Vice President of the Minority Faculty and Staff Association (01:47). Introduction for Sidney Poitier (04:13), followed by...

Jane Goodall, October 10, 2001

 File — Box: 9, Item: DVD 11-6-1392-031-BD
Identifier: I
Scope and Contents Contains digital video of primatologist and anthropologist Dr. Jane Goodall's speech on October 10, 2001 for the 2001-2002 Distinguished Speakers Series. Includes an introduction from University at Buffalo president William R. Greiner (00:22) followed by speech by Jane Goodall (7:33) on topics including her beginnings in her field (10:06), the Jane Goodall Institute (14:15, 1:15:00), her work with chimpanzees (15:21), the TACARE program (37:25), our impact on the environment and the...

Madeleine Albright, November 15, 2001

 File — Box: 9, Item: DVD 11-6-1392-032-BD
Identifier: I
Scope and Contents Contains digital video of American politician and diplomat Madeleine Albright's appearance on November 15, 2001, in Alumni Arena, as part of the 2001-2002 Distinguished Speakers Series. Introduction by University at Buffalo President, William Greiner (00:18) followed by Madeleine Albright's speech (05:35). Speech topics include experiences in school and college (6:38), terrorism in the United States and conflicts around the world (09:30), traveling as Secretary of State and women in...

Bill Clinton, April 10, 2002

 File — Box: 9, Item: DVD 11-6-1392-033-BD
Identifier: I
Scope and Contents Contains digital video of 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton's April 10, 2002 appearance in Alumni Arena as the Student Choice Speaker for the 2001-2002 Distinguished Speakers Series. Begins with introductions from Student Association president Chris Oliver (4:08) and University at Buffalo president William Greiner (6:17). Bill Clinton's speech (13:43) covers topics including global interdependence, information technology, and socioeconomic and political paradoxes...

Rudy Giuliani, November 13, 2002

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: I
Scope and Contents Contains VHS and digital audio recordings of undergraduate student choice speaker and former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani's November 13, 2002 lecture at the University at Buffalo for the 2002-2003 Distinguished Speakers Series.The first CD recording contains 7 tracks. The first track includes a montage of soundbytes (0:00), welcome and housekeeping announcements (1:27), and introduction by WGRZ evening snchor Scott Levin (2:32), and a procession by UB/Canisius ROTC color guard....

Wolf Blitzer, October 2, 2003

 File — Box: 9, Item: DVD 11-6-1392-042-BD
Identifier: I
Scope and Contents Contains digital video of journalist Wolf Blitzer's October 2, 2003 appearance in Alumni Arena for the 2003-2004 Distinguished Speakers Series. Begins with introductions by University at Buffalo Alumni Association president Jennifer Wozniak (0:00) and University at Buffalo president William Greiner (0:28). Blitzer (6:29) speaks about his father (7:10), his time at UB (1:40), his experience as a broadcast journalist and how the world of journalism has changed (12:12), reporting on...

Bill Cosby, November 13, 2003

 File — Box: 9, Item: DVD 11-6-1392-043-BD
Identifier: I
Scope and Contents Contains digital video of comedian and actor Bill Cosby's November 13, 2003 appearance in Alumni Arena for the 17th annual Distinguished Speakers Series. Begins with an introduction by Vice President for Student Affairs Dennis Black (1:36). Bill Cosby (6:55) begins his speech with a performance of "Ave Maria" to honor Fred Rogers and fallen soldiers (10:33). Cosby's speech covers topics such as his early comedy career, working in Greenwich Village, and working in Chicago (16:19),...

Joyce Carol Oates, March 2, 2004

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: I
Scope and Contents Contains digital video of writer Joyce Carol Oates's appearance in Alumni Arena on March 2, 2004 for the 2003-2004 Distinguished Speakers Series. Video begins with an introduction to the event (0:00), followed by an introduction to the speaker by College of Arts and Sciences Dean Uday Sukhatme (1:26). Oates's talk (5:45) includes discussions about and readings from her various works, including her book The Faith of a Writer (7:09), her poems "$" (10:37) and "Kite Poem" (14:13), and...

Donald Trump, September 30, 2004

 File — Box: 9, Item: DVD 11-6-1392-047-BD
Identifier: I
Scope and Contents Contains digital video of businessman and television personality Donald Trump’s September 30, 2004 appearance in Alumni Arena for the 2004-2005 Distinguished Speakers Series. Begins with introductions by University at Buffalo president John B. Simpson (0:00), Vice President for Student Affairs Dennis Black (1:48), and Student Association president Anthony Burgio (3:30). Trump’s talk (7:15) covers his struggle with debt (9:15) and his secrets to success in the real world (11:52),...

Salman Rushdie, April 28, 2005

 File — Box: 9, Item: DVD 11-6-1392-053-BD
Identifier: I
Scope and Contents Contains digital video of novelist and intellectual Salman Rushdie’s April 28, 2005 appearance in Alumni Arena for the 2004-2005 Distinguished Speakers Series. Includes introductions by University at Buffalo president John B. Simpson (1:40) and Graduate Student Association president Jin Liu (4:23), followed by a speech by Salman Rushdie (9:51) about autobiography in fiction (12:28), personal experiences and their influence on writing (37:20), storytelling and religion (49:30), and...