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Inaugural Speech Clips

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See and hear past presidents in this great video, featuring an inaugural speech snippet for each president from John F. Kennedy to Bill Clinton.

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Carter G. Woodson

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Carter G. Woodson believed that all peoples and cultures around the world have made valuable contributions to civilization. It became his goal to educate Americans, both black and white, about the history of African Americans in order to break the chains of slavery.

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The Most Wanted Man in America

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See the original reward poster issued for John Wilkes Booth, John Surratt and David Harold as archived at the Library of Congress.

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Papers of Abraham Lincoln

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The Papers of Abraham Lincoln is a long-term project dedicated to identifying, imaging, transcribing, annotating, and publishing primary source documents related to Abraham Lincoln.

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A President’s Premonition

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Days before his assassination, Lincoln recounts an ominous dream.

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The Napoleon Report with Bob Hale

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Horrible Histories brings us another entertaining history snippet highlighting the accomplishments of Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Greatest Heroes in History: Napoleon

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This great biographical documentary covers a lot of information in under 25 minutes. From his time in Egypt to his coronation as Emperor of France and his eventual exiles; this is Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Hanukkah with Todd and God

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While cleaning his hanukkiah, Todd discovers a magical friend who teaches him how to light the Hanukkah candles. Always from left to right, Todd.

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Chanukah with Veronica Monica

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Visit 165 B.C.E. with Veronica Monica as she gives an eyewitness account of the story of Chanukah. Her entertaining report starts with the revolt against the Syrian King and ends with the miracle of the oil.

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Her Star Still Shines

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Filled with pictures, video, quotes and sound clips, this commemorative video of the 125th anniversary of the birth of Eleanor Roosevelt captures the strength, courage and power of this influential woman.

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