Christmas Scenes Around the World
no longer available. This video shows photographs of Christmas at locations around the world including Buenos Aires, Hawaii. Hungary, Korea, and more. The video is accompanied by "Silent Night" in 3 different languages.
2008 Christmas Around The World
This short video from 2008 is about how Christmas was celebrated in various places and by notable people. Included are British royals, President-Elect (at the time) Barack Obama, miliary personnel, and the Pope. Bethlehem is included as well.
The Last Day Of World War I - Part 1 of 5
This is the first part of a documentary that shows what really happened on November 11, 1918, the last day of WW1. There is an introduction and then a detailed description of the place where the armistice was signed. However, there were still some hours to go before the war really ended. There was still more blood shed. There is footage showing trenches on the western front. There is a description of the war on the western front and of the role Britain played.
The Last Day Of World War I - Part 2 of 5
This second part of the documentary begins with an account of the events in 1918. There is reference to the attempt to end the war before the American arrived. There is an explanation of the territorial gains and loses and there is footage. The allied naval blockade and the effect is also mentioned. You can also see the arrival of American troops and the counter attack on the western front.
The Last Day Of World War I - Part 3 of 5
This third part of the documentary retells the events in 1918 and when the German delegations learn about the peace treaties. There is a description of the German leaders and of their attitude towards peace. There were expectations for a cease fire but the fighting continued for some more days. There is footage and accounts of the last fighting that took place.
The Last Day Of World War I - Part 4 of 5
This part of the documentary shows the last town that was taken by American troops before the war really ended. There was fire until the real cease fire at 11 o'clock. The soldier believed to be the last soldier to die was Jorge Ellison. There are details of Ellison's biography and his role during the war.
The Last Day Of World War I - Part 5 of 5
The last part of the video refers to the role of different privates that were the ones who fought and died on the very last day and on the last minutes of WWI. There is a description of the way in which fire really ceased. There is reference to the way in which those who survived suffered and in what conditions they went back home. There are images of badly wounded people who survived but went through terrible pain. There are images of the biggest American soldiers' cemetery in Europe. There is
Montgomery Bus Boycott - Waiting for the World to Change.
This is a touching video on the hardships and cruelty the black people of the United States had to endure during the Civil Rights Movement. It features photos and historical facts from a variety of important events during the Civil Rights Movement, many of them stemming from the Montgomery Bus Boycott. This video is set to the song "Waiting on the World to Change", and is narrated through subtitles. It ends with a positive note showing how things have changed through a pho
After World War II - A Struggle Makes You Strong (Texas)
New opportunities and economic expansion in Texas after World War II drew people from across the country. This video gives a musical explanation of how people made decisions to come to Texas after WWII.
The Aftermath of World War II
The Grand Alliance was a military success—Germany and Japan were defeated by the fall of 1945. However, despite the agreement to organize the United Nations, nothing close to a lasting ideological or political alliance was formed among the Allies during the Second World War. There were simply too many irreconcilable differences between them, exacerbated by a traditional distrust that commenced with the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.
Actions taken by the Allied powers during the war likew
Atomic Bomb and World War Two
In August of 1945, the United States dropped two atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, bringing World War II to an end. Forensic medical investigator Shiya Ribowsky explains why death was never far from those who survived the blasts. A very good video for ends justify means discussion or one about the number of atomic bombs in existence or even Iran's situation.
The Treaty of Versailles Ending World War I
This short video shows footage of the time. You can see the leaders of the peace conference. It shows a map of Europe and what it was like after the decisions taken at Versailles. It states that instead of a solution the treaty would soon bring further problems.
The World of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - The Tale of Pigling Bland, Part 1 of 3
Another story in this televised film series begins with a portrayal of Beatrix Potter painting on a hillside, forest creatures around her, and then running home before a rain storm. Potter goes into her cottage, talks to her rabbit, Peter, and reads aloud a story she wrote for a sick child, later published as The Tale of Pigling Bland. The animated video of this story uses Potter's illustrations and is narrated with British accents. Mus
The World of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - The Tale of Pigling Bland, Part 2 of 3
Continues the animated story, with music and sound effects. Part 2 of 3 (8:55)
The World of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - The Tale of Pigling Bland, Part 3 of 3
Concludes this animated story of The Tale of Pigling Bland with a nursery rhyme song, "Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son." We then see a portrayal of the British children's author, Beatrix Potter, again talking to Peter. As she walks on the cobblestone path past the blooming rose bushes to post her letter, we are treated to Miriam Stockley singing "Perfect Day." (8:40)
The World of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - Tailor of Gloucester, Part 1 of 5
Another installment in this exceptional series. The film with a portrayal of Beatrix Potter listening to children carolers singing in the snow, then moves into an animation of her story, The Tailor of Gloucester. Part 1 of 5 (5:00)
The World of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - Tailor of Gloucester, Part 2 of 5
Continues the animated (with Potter's illustrations) telling of this famous children's tale first published in 1903.
The World Of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - Tailor of Gloucester, Part 3 of 5
Continues the charming animation of this children's story from England. Part 3 of 5 (5:00)
The World of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - Tailor of Gloucester, Part 4 of 5
This animated story continues on a snowy, cold night on Christmas Eve. Lots of singing by mice, dogs, cats and Englishmen and women. Part 4 of 5 (5:00)
The World of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - Tailor of Gloucester, Part 5 of 5
As the tailor lies ill in bed with worry, his cat brings him exactly what he needs to finish the wedding garments for the mayor and his bride. And his mice friends have outdone themselves. This reviewer can honestly say I have never enjoyed this story so much! Part 5 of 5 includes credits and features St. Albans Cathedral Choir. (5:00)