Explore South Africa’s tumultuous history from the early interactions between white European settlers and native African tribes to the implementation of apartheid and the long struggle for democracy.
Author Wes Moore discusses society’s obligation to ask why avoidable tragedies happen.
In this clip from the documentary American Creed, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and historian David Kennedy discuss the essential questions that the film focuses on.
In this clip from American Creed, Mark Meckler, co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, and Joan Blades, co-founder of Moveon.org, engage in a conversation with the goal of fostering understanding through civil discourse.
This clip describes how the efforts of local Community Action Groups, supported by the government as part of the war on poverty, sparked conflict with mayors and other officials.
This clip from the documentary “American Idealist: The Story of Sargent Shriver,” describes the efforts of the war on poverty in racially divided Mississippi, and the backlash Shriver encountered from segregationists and others opposed to change.
This clip from the documentary “American Idealist: The Story of Sargent Shriver,” describes Shriver’s early life, including his childhood during the great depression, his combat experience in World War II, and his early political career.
This clip from the documentary “American Idealist: The Story of Sargent Shriver,” covers Shriver's extraordinary efforts as the first director of the Peace Corps, turning Kennedy's nascent idea into a government program.