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  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence

    Historian John Ferling describes the events leading up to America’s declaration of independence from Britain in July 1776.

    C-SPAN clip by JKoning
    • 7 minutes
    • 6,535 views
  • Federalism and Powers of the Congress

    Federalism and Powers of the Congress

    Senator Mike Lee discussed the concept of federalism and the powers of Congress. He discussed the issue of state laws about the legalization of marijuana while explaining the enumerated…

    C-SPAN clip by JKoning
    • 4 minutes
    • 6,270 views
  • Edward Wilson on The Meaning of Human Existence

    Edward Wilson on "The Meaning of Human Existence"

    Edward Wilson on "The Meaning of Human Existence"

    C-SPAN clip
    • 55 minutes
    • 4,999 views
  • Socialism vs Capitalism

    Socialism vs. Capitalism

    Thom Hartmann on the gray area between socialism and capitalism, including the lines between where the private sector ends, and the public sector begins.

    C-SPAN clip by CSPANCLASSROOM
    • 6 minutes
    • 4,879 views
  • Hollywood and the House UnAmerican Activities Committee

    Hollywood and the House Un-American Activities Committee

    Laurena Davis discussed the "Hollywood Ten" and the House Un-American Activities Committee. Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo and the "Hollywood Ten" were accused of spreading the ideas of…

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 4 minutes
    • 3,250 views
  • Gospel Music and AfricanAmerican History

    Gospel Music and African-American History

    Robert Darden discusses the history of gospel music and its role in African-American history.

    C-SPAN clip by CSPANCLASSROOM
    • 6 minutes
    • 3,078 views
  • LA Times BF 2 2017

    LA Times BF 2 2017

    LA Times BF 2 2017

    C-SPAN clip
    • 2 minutes
    • 3,075 views
  • Condoleezza Rice on September 11

    Condoleezza Rice on September 11

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice talked about her role as National Security Adviser during the George Bush Administration and her experience on September 11, 2001.

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 2 minutes
    • 2,802 views
  • Peggy Noonan on Ronald Reagans Space Shuttle Challenger Speech

    Peggy Noonan on Ronald Reagan's Space Shuttle Challenger Speech

    Peggy Noonan talks about her experience writing the speech President Ronald Reagan delivered following the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger explosion. This is part of a discussion on her book,…

    C-SPAN clip by chillyard
    • 11 minutes
    • 2,799 views
  • The Second Amendment Militias and the Right to Bear Arms

    The Second Amendment: Militias and the Right to Bear Arms

    President of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law Michael Waldman talks about the original intent of the Second Amendment as it relates to militias and the right to bear arms.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 2 minutes
    • 2,681 views
  • Broadcast Hysteria Orson Welless War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News

    Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles's War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News

    A. Brad Schwartz talked about the reaction to the 1938 Orson Welle's radio broadcast of War of the Worlds. The broadcast had six million listeners, one million of which said they believed…

    C-SPAN clip by CSPANCLASSROOM
    • 2 minutes
    • 2,556 views
  • Author Thurston Clarke on global reaction to JFKs death

    Author Thurston Clarke on global reaction to JFK's death

    Author Thurston Clarke on global reaction to JFK's death

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 4 minutes
    • 2,543 views
  • James Madison  Father of the Constitution

    James Madison - "Father of the Constitution"

    James Madison - "Father of the Constitution"

    C-SPAN clip by JKoning
    • 5 minutes
    • 2,502 views
  • The Constitution and Checks and Balances

    The Constitution and Checks and Balances

    The Constitution and Checks and Balances

    C-SPAN clip by CSPANCLASSROOM
    • 2 minutes
    • 5,628 views
  • Rankings of Modern Presidents

    Rankings of Modern Presidents

    C-SPAN's Susan Swain provided an overview of rankings of modern presidents. This was part of a survey given to over 100 historians ranking presidents.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 2 minutes
    • 2,322 views
  • Jack Abramoff Campaign Contributions as Bribes

    Jack Abramoff, Campaign Contributions as Bribes

    Jack Abramoff, while discussing his book "Capitol Punishment," likens campaign contributions in certain circumstances to bribes.

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 4 minutes
    • 2,246 views
  • Morse vs Frederick

    Morse vs. Frederick

    Author James Foster talked about the events that lead to the Supreme Court case "Morse vs. Frederick."

    C-SPAN clip by CSPANCLASSROOM
    • 2 minutes
    • 632 views
  • The SpanishAmerican War

    The Spanish-American War

    Author and Former Ambassador Warren Zimmermann sumarizes the events and legacy of the Spanish-American War.

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 2 minutes
    • 1,884 views
  • The Role and History of the Speaker of the House of Representatives

    The Role and History of the Speaker of the House of Representatives

    The Role of the Speaker of the House of Representatives

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 5 minutes
    • 1,812 views
  • Morris Glass on his Experiences at the Lodz Ghetto

    Morris Glass on his Experiences at the Lodz Ghetto

    Holocaust survivor Morris Glass talked about his life in Poland during World War II and his experiences at the Lodz Ghetto.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 5 minutes
    • 1,812 views
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