The very first Thanksgiving happened almost 400 years ago – long before the nation was born. How did it evolve into America’s quintessential national holiday? Credit largely goes to two people – one, a name you know; the other, you’ve probably never heard – but should. Melanie Kirkpatrick, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, gives us the run-down on how a harvest party between Pilgrims and Indians became our oldest national tradition in this short 5-minute video.
Alexander Hamilton: You know the name, but what do you know about the man? Joseph Tartakovsky, senior fellow at the Claremont Institute, details how Hamilton took a country with no past and envisioned its future. This short 5-minute video was made in partnership with the American Battlefield Trust.
New York Times report highlighted that Silicon Valley tech elites are keeping digital devices out of the schools of their children, they’re doing so because they know that “screens are poison.” It’s explained in this short 4-minute video,
The decades-long “Cold War” (1947-1989) between the United States and the Soviet Union was so named because the two global powers never came to direct blows. Yet, the war was not without its victims. In fact, millions of Cubans, Koreans and Vietnamese suffered under Communist tyranny. In this short 5-minute video, Renowned British historian Andrew Roberts explains in why “The Cold War” could just as easily be called “The Third World War.”
In this short 4-minute video John Stossel has an exchange with famed M.I.T. linguist Noam Chomsky, who once praised former Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez socialist policies.
Is racism enshrined in the United States Constitution? How could the same Founding Fathers who endorsed the idea that all men are created equal also endorse the idea that some men are not? The answer provided in this short 5-minute video by Carol Swain, former professor of political science and law at Vanderbilt University, may surprise you.