Annie Leibovitz
Annie Leibovitz On Working With Celebrities


Annie Leibovitz is a world-renowned portrait photographer whose career began working with Rolling Stone Magazine. In this video, Leibovitz answers questions from readers of Time Magazine. When asked if she thinks she is difficult to work with, Leibovitz says: “It took me a long time to learn how to work … Continue reading

Annie Leibovitz
Annie Leibovitz Photographs The Queen


Prior to a state visit to the United States, the British government asked Annie Leibovitz to photograph the Queen. In this video you can see a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes work that goes into a photo shoot. Of working with the Queen, Leibovitz says: “I just liked her feistiness. I … Continue reading

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf On Women in Liberia

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf On Women in Liberia

On November 23, 2005, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was elected President of Liberia and became the first woman to lead an African country. In this video, Johnson Sirleaf discusses the position of women in Liberia, saying: “Traditionally, Liberian women have been strong. In our whole history we have had that, but … Continue reading

Condoleezza Rice
Condoleezza Rice Explains Her Love Of Football


Condoleezza Rice served as the 66th United States Secretary of State under George W. Bush, becoming the first female African-American to hold the position. While she is well known for her role in shaping global politics, Rice also has a deep love for the National Football League. In this video, … Continue reading

Tammy Baldwin
Tammy Baldwin On Being First Openly Gay U.S. Senator

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On November 6, 2012, Tammy Baldwin became both the first woman elected to represent Wisconsin in the United States Senate, as well as the first openly gay U.S. Senator. Prior to her election to the Senate, Baldwin had also been the first woman elected to represent Wisconsin in the U.S. … Continue reading

David Letterman
Admiral Grace Hopper Explains Nanoseconds


Admiral Grace Hopper joined the U.S. Navy in 1944 at the age of 37. She was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer and wrote the first compiler for a computer programming language. When asked by Letterman how she knew so much about computers then, Hopper … Continue reading

Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai Recalls Being Shot By The Taliban

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“They thought that the bullet would silence us, but they failed”. At age 11, Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani student, became an outspoken proponent of education for girls. Her advocacy made her a threat to the Taliban, who tried to assassinate her on October 9, 2012, while she was riding a … Continue reading

World War II
WWII Veteran Describes Serving in the Women’s Army Corps

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Ethel LaSalle served in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) during World War II from 1944 to 1945. The Women’s Army Corps became a full status branch of the Army in 1943, with around 150,000 women serving in it during World War II. Women who served in the WAC were the … Continue reading

Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs: Battle of the Sexes

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Billie Jean King talks about being a female professional tennis player in the early 1970s. She discusses the famous 1973 tennis match called the Battle of the Sexes in in Houston, Texas where she beat her male opponent, Bobby Riggs: “By beating him, people started to change their hearts and … Continue reading