Jane Goodall
Rare Candid Moment of Goodall and Fellow Conservationist

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Jane Goodall and Michael Aufhauser remember how they brought chimpanzees in need of rescue to Aufhauser’s Animal Sanctuary in Austria. In a rare, unscripted moment, we see Goodall retain the dignity and eloquence of her copious public videos while laughing and joking candidly; in turn, we see Aufhauser’s admiration and … Continue reading

Jane Goodall
‘I Changed the Direction of My Life When I Met Her’

‘I Changed the Direction of My Life When I Met Her’

The people that Jane Goodall once inspired speak on how they came to work for her. As Goodall’s program, Roots and Shoots, spreads into China, her message of conservation and peace spreads and the number of her followers increases. Tori Zwisler, chair of the board of the Shanghai Roots and … Continue reading

Billy Mills
“Wings of an Eagle”

“Wings of an Eagle”

Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills recalls winning the 10,000 meter run at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics in one of the greatest upsets in sports history. Mills, an Oglala Lakota from Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, was the second American Indian to win an Olympic gold medal and … Continue reading

Jeffrey Eugenides
Jeffrey Eugenides On His Influences


Jeffrey Eugenides is an American writer who has released three novels: The Virgin Suicides, Middlesex and The Marriage Plot. Eugenides won the Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for Middlesex, and The Virgin Suicides was made into a film. In this video, Eugenides speaks about what influences him, including his hometown of … Continue reading

International Women's Day
Clara Zetkin: Organizer Of International Women’s Day


International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on March 8. The day was originally created by Clara Zetkin, a German Marxist who organized the first International Women’s Day in 1911 as a Socialist political event. In this audio recording, hear the words of Clara Zetkin as she speaks about women’s … Continue reading

War in Darfur
Omar Al Bashir Responds To His ICC Indictment

Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir, president of Sudan, listens to translated remarks during the opening of the 20th session of The New Partership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)

Omar al-Bashir is the current President of Sudan, having come to power through a bloodless military coup in 1989. On March 4, 2009, al-Bashir became the first sitting president to be indicted by the International Criminal Court (ICC). The ICC charged al-Bashir with war crimes and crimes against humanity for … Continue reading