William Harvey

William Harvey

William Harvey was an English physician who made seminal contributions in anatomy and physiology. He was the first known to describe completely and in detail the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped to the brain and body by the heart, though earlier writers, such as Realdo Colombo, Michael Servetus, and Jacques Dubois, had provided precursors of the theory. Wikipedia*

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William Harvey has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1991 Speech. Most common tags: African Americans, Commencement.

Appearances by Title:c. May 12, 1991 - Present President, Hampton University Videos: 4 Vice President, Diversity, University of Virginia Videos: 1

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  • Hampton University

    Hampton University

    President William Harvey talked about Hampton University, located in Hampton, Virginia. Topics included his work as chair of the…

  • NAACP Centennial Convention

    NAACP Centennial Convention

    Speakers celebrated the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. They spoke about historic achievements and the future of the civil rights…

  • Maya Angelou Perspective

    Maya Angelou Perspective

    Ms. Angelou talked about the balms, the healing powers, which have maintained African-Americans in their struggle for…

  • Hampton University Commencement

    Hampton University Commencement

    Dr. Foster spoke about the fulfillment of learning and public service.

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