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Liberty and Justice For All: An Evening With Dr. Onalee McGraw (part 3)

A Raisin in the Sun: Liberty and Justice for All –
A Classic Film Series with Dr. Onalee McGraw

Come join us in a night of online learning with Dr. Onalee McGraw. 

What: An interactive discussion with Dr. McGraw about the film A Raisin in the Sun (links to Amazon Rental for $2.99).

When: Monday, April 13, 2020 – 7 pm Eastern / 6 pm Central (for 1 hr)

Where: Via Zoom Meeting Room (Register below to receive instructions and access)

Why: “To explore together the mysteries of our human condition and the longings of the human heart with one of the greatest of the films of Classic Hollywood.” – Dr. Onalee McGraw


Dr. Onalee McGraw is Director of the Educational Guidance Institute, which helps instructors use classic films to present universal truths about Character, Virtue, Truth, Goodness, and Beauty. In the 1980s, Dr. McGraw was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to the National Council on Educational Research. She earned her Ph.D. in Political Science from Georgetown University.

Dr. McGraw appeared on Turner Classic Movies as a guest programmer for the film, 12 Angry Men. We are so very honored to have access to her wisdom in these uncertain times.

Join us on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 7pm Eastern / 6pm Central. To be sent details about accessing this unique opportunity for learning, please register below. Don’t delay, space is limited! For the best experience, be sure to view the film A Raisin in the Sun prior to attending.

Ladiocast

The latest addition to my array of software is Ladiocast, which I installed on the iMac this morning. I had already installed iShowU Audio Capture from another project I’ve worked on – setting up OBS.

I also set up an iPad with the Pocket Streamer app and it works great!

These tools should allow me to stream audio from my iMac to the DS106rad.io server for the DS106 Radio Show. I referred once again to CogDog’s Rube Goldberg Machine documentation for settings on connecting to that server.

Next on my list of things to master is building an Icecast server of my own to experiment with. That might be taking things a little too far since DS106rad.io is a perfectly functional server. My only thought on that is if I want to experiment, sometimes I have to wait my turn because so many broadcasters have returned to using it during the Covid-19 pandemic.

OBS Virtual Webcam Software

After a failed attempt with ManyCam, I have installed OBS virtual webcam software in hopes that I can get fancy with our Em & Bill live show on YouTube.

I also installed some software called iShowU that captures the audio from my iMac’s soundcard. Evidently Soundflower was a standard program that is no longer being developed, so iShowU is a suitable replacement.

Here is the tutorial I found that showed me how: