Oprah Winfrey Awarded The Medal of Freedom

Oprah Winfrey Awarded The Medal of Freedom

Early in Oprah Winfrey’s career, her bosses told her she should change her name to Susie. (Laughter.) I have to pause here to say I got the same advice. (Laughter and applause.) They didn’t say I should be named “Susie,” but they suggested I should change my name. (Laughter.) People can relate to Susie, that’s Read more about Oprah Winfrey Awarded The Medal of Freedom[…]

American History: The Greatest Speeches (1933-2008)

American History: The Greatest Speeches (1933-2008)

[FDR]: So first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed us to convert retreat into advance. Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by Read more about American History: The Greatest Speeches (1933-2008)[…]

Why Congress doesn’t do anything about gun violence in America | Steve Israel

Why Congress doesn’t do anything about gun violence in America | Steve Israel

Well, here’s why I wrote Big Guns: I had served in Congress for 16 years, and in those 16 years I witnessed a shooting at a university in Virginia, a shooting at a movie theater in Aurora Colorado, a shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, a shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut—and after every Read more about Why Congress doesn’t do anything about gun violence in America | Steve Israel[…]

The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8

The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course U.S. History, and today we’re going to talk about the United States Constitution. And, in doing so, we’re going to explore how the American style of government became the envy of the entire world, so much so that everyone else copied us. What’s that, Stan? We’re not Read more about The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8[…]

History of the American Revolution – A Documentary

History of the American Revolution – A Documentary

The struggle for freedom began in 1775 and lasted for eight long years before it ended in 1783. In the struggle of the colonies against the British, the thirteen colonies on the Atlantic seaboard of North America acquired their independence from Great Britain and became United States. The great Revolution is also known as the Read more about History of the American Revolution – A Documentary[…]

10 Things Canada Does Better Than The US

10 Things Canada Does Better Than The US

ten things Canada does better than the US number turn education the u.s. is actually incredibly generous on educational funding they spend around seven hundred billion dollars a year on primary and secondary education yes America has a large population part of the u.s. also commits the most funding per pupil in the world dedicating Read more about 10 Things Canada Does Better Than The US[…]

How America became a superpower

How America became a superpower

The modern United States is the most powerful country in human history. With over 800 military bases and 37% of global military spending, the United States has become the leader of a vast interconnected global system that has helped usher in an era of unprecedented prosperity and low levels of conflict. To understand America’s position Read more about How America became a superpower[…]

John Foster Dulles on the Fall of Dien Bien Phu (1954) Guerre d’Indochine

John Foster Dulles on the Fall of Dien Bien Phu (1954) Guerre d’Indochine

John Foster Dulles on the Fall of Dien Bien Phu (May 7, 1954) A few hours ago, Dien Bien Phu has fallen. Its defense of fifty-seven days and nights will go down in History as one of the most heroic of all time. The defenders composed of French and native forces, inflicted staggering losses on Read more about John Foster Dulles on the Fall of Dien Bien Phu (1954) Guerre d’Indochine[…]

Noam Chomsky – UCL Rickman Godlee Lecture 2011

Noam Chomsky – UCL Rickman Godlee Lecture 2011

[ Silence ]>>When we settled on the title for this talk some time ago, a few would have guessed how apt it would be when the time came, that is, how dramatically the world would be changing and how far reaching are the implications and consequences for domestic and world order. The democracy uprising in Read more about Noam Chomsky – UCL Rickman Godlee Lecture 2011[…]

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