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How to view video on this site
Video on this site requires the QuickTime player version 4.1 or higher which is available free of charge. If you don't already have the QuickTime player installed on your computer, you can download QuickTime from here.

Which video size should I use?
Large is recommended for high speed broadband connections.
Medium is recommended for cable modem, DSL and ISDN connections.
Small is recommended for slower connections, e.g. dial-up modems.

How to download video from this site
Each biography contains a link to a video download page where you can download free copies of video excerpts for that biography.

To download video -

  1. Choose a biography then click on the “download” link to go to the download page for that biography. Each download page offers 5 video clips for download at 3 different sizes.
  2. PC Users hold down the CTRL KEY + Click on the small, medium or large link next to the clip(s) of your choice. Macintosh Users hold down the APPLE KEY + CLICK on the small, medium or large link next to the clip(s) of your choice
  3. From the drop down menu choose "Download linked file as", then click OK.
  4. After downloading, locate the video on your computer, double click on the video file to play the video.

How to view full screen video
After downloading the video (see instructions 1 to 4 above), click and drag on the video player window to stretch the player to a larger size.

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