Film Videos

Since the era of "silent films," moving pictures are an important part of worldwide culture. How did movies get their start? What are the stories behind the movies? Enjoy hundreds of stories in this Collection.

Jackie Robinson wore number 42 on his Brooklyn Dodger uniform.

Born on the 12th of February, in 1809, Abraham Lincoln was America's 16th president. For many people, this man with humble beginnings was the greatest...

Being U.S. President, during America's Civil War, required Mr. Lincoln to make difficult strategic decisions.

During November, 1558, Queen Mary (the eldest child of Henry VIII) acknowledged her half-sister, Princess Elizabeth, as her heir.

Twenty-five hundred years ago, ancient Greeks built an arena which still produces stunning, unamplified sound.

About 2,000 African-Americans were among the Allied troops who stormed Normandy's beaches on D-Day.

In a famous exchange at the United Nations, Adlai Stevenson (the American Ambassador) confronts Ambassador Zorin (and his Soviet colleagues) with evid...

During the battle of Trafalgar, Admiral Nelson was felled by a single shot and died on his ship.

This clip from "Walking with Dinosaurs" depicts various dinosaurs (including the late-Triassic, plant-eating Plateosaurus which weighed about four ton...

The plane which an American President uses is called "Air Force One.

Whenever an American president flies, the plane he's on is called "Air Force One.

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