This is the audio of Winston Churchill’s “We Shall Fight on the Beaches” speech delivered to the English House of Commons on June 4, 1940 during the Battle of France when Germans had successfully invaded France and British and French forces were in retreat to the sea. At the time, … Continue reading
Margot Morrell, author of “Reagan’s Journey: Lessons From a Remarkable Career,” gives a personal impression of the deceased president’s true character–quite different from his common portrayal in the media. She discusses which essential qualities propelled Ronald Reagan to emerge from his humble beginnings into the powerful role of U.S. President.
“In certain respects we shall seek in vain for any resemblance between Wilhelm II and his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather…” In these excerpts taken from the book, “The Kaiser Vs. Bismarck: Suppressed Letters by the Kaiser and New Chapters From the Autobiography of the Iron Chancellor,” Otto von Bismarck, an … Continue reading
Heartbreaking footage of former Filipino Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino’s final interview before getting off the plane that took him back from exile to his home country. Though he was wearing a bullet-proof vest, he was assassinated the moment he stepped off the plane on August 21, 1983. Aquino had spent seven … Continue reading
Queen Elizabeth II meets Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot in the head by the Taliban, and she shares her reaction to seeing the Queen. Continue reading
Mary Ann Glendon, U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See in 2008, discusses the political state of the world in 1948 when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was conceived and adopted by the UN. Continue reading
Nirupama Rao, the Ambassador of India to the United States, shares some of her experiences while celebrating Gandhi's birthday over the past few years. Continue reading