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Barack Obama's Inauguration Day - Obama's Speech - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

January 20th of 2009 was an important day in American history. The words “change” and “hope” were heard that afternoon in Washington, D.C., as Barack Obama became the 44th President of the United States. Don’t miss a word of his speech!

Barack Obama's Inauguration Day - Obama's Speech - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

We take you to the front row of this historical speech. Let’s listen to Barack Obama’s words of wisdom as he becomes the 44th President of the United States of America.

Barack Obama's Inauguration Day - Obama's Speech - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

In this historical speech, Barack Obama speaks of the greatness of the multiculturalism of the United States of America, and how it is a tool that will help us overcome all difficulties.

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver - Daylight Saving Time - How Is This Still A Thing? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Daylight saving time doesn’t actually benefit anyone. Strangely, it’s still observed in seventy countries around the world.

National Geographic - Secrets of Stonehenge View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Many secrets remain surrounding the creation of Stonehenge. Archaeologists try to unravel the mystery.

National Geographic - What "Lady Liberty" and Ellis Island Mean Today View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Ellis Island, the U.S. gateway to immigration from distant lands, has been reopened to visitors, following significant damage from Hurricane Sandy. A visit there, and to the nearby Statue of Liberty, can be emotional, even for those born in the U.S.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Filmmakers Christina Fon and Stevie Salas are interviewed about Rumble, their documentary exploring how Native American musicians have influenced rock n' roll.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

The two filmmakers who created "Rumble" talk about how Native American musicians like Link Wray were idols in the eyes of famous performers, but totally unknown to the general public.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada, USA

The filmmakers talk about some of the people they wanted to interview for the documentary. Sometimes it just took time, and in a few cases it didn't work out at all. For Christina, one highlight was getting to interview writer and activist John Trudell before his death in 2015.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

Stevie Salas and Christina Fon talk about striking the right balance between entertainment and a political message, and what they hope their film will achieve.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 5 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Canada, USA

Stevie Salas and Christina Fon discuss what is next for the film "Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World" as it premieres around the world.

TED-Ed - How languages evolve View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Over the course of human history, thousands of languages have developed from what was once a much smaller number. How did we end up with so many? And how do we keep track of them all? Alex Gendler explains how linguists group languages into language families, demonstrating how these linguistic trees give us crucial insights into the past.

TEDxVienna - Never Forget Where You Live - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

What does the Holocaust have to do with us, anyway? In part one, Roderick Miller, the chair of the nonprofit organization Tracing the Past, gives a talk at TEDxVienna about the Holocaust and contemporary Europeans' perception of the space they live in.

TEDxVienna - Never Forget Where You Live - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

What does the Holocaust have to do with us, anyway? In part two, Roderick Miller, the chair of the nonprofit organization Tracing the Past, gives a talk at TEDxVienna about the Holocaust and contemporary Europeans' perception of the space they live in.

TEDxVienna - Never Forget Where You Live - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

What does the Holocaust have to do with us, anyway? In part three, Roderick Miller, the chair of the nonprofit organization Tracing the Past, gives a talk at TEDxVienna about the Holocaust and contemporary Europeans' perception of the space they live in.

TEDxVienna - Never Forget Where You Live - Part 4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

What does the Holocaust have to do with us, anyway? In part four, Roderick Miller, the chair of the nonprofit organization Tracing the Past, gives a talk at TEDxVienna about the Holocaust and contemporary Europeans' perception of the space they live in.

The History and Future of Everything - Time - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Time makes sense in small pieces. But when you look at huge stretches of time, it’s almost impossible to wrap your head around things. So KURZGESAGT teamed up with the awesome blog WAITBUTWHY and made this video to help you put things in perspective!

The History and Future of Everything - Time - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Did you know that the T-Rex dinosaur is closer to us in time than to its distant ancestor, the Stegosaurus? Watch this amazing video for the fastest history of the universe ever told!
This video has been a collaboration of KURZGESAGT & WAITBUTWHY!

The History of English - The Norman Conquest View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

In 1066, William the Conqueror invaded Britain and brought with him fancy French words to add to the English language.

The History of English - American English View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

United Kingdom

A humorous look at American English from a British point of view.

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