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Great Speeches Volume 1Great Speeches Volume 11

This program features six landmark speeches: John F. Kennedy's inaugural address; Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech; Adolf Hitler's address to the Nazi Party; Douglas MacArthur's farewell address; Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1942 State of the Union address; and Barack Obama's first inaugural address.

Great Speeches Volume 16Great Speeches Volume 16

This video compiles five speeches: Malcolm X's "Democracy is Hypocrisy" speech; Naomi Wolf's Scripps College commencement address; Al Gore's presidential concession speech; George W. Bush's first inaugural address; Ronald Reagan's "A Time for Choosing" speech; and George W. Bush's "9/11" speech to Congress.

Great Speeches Volume 32

Great Speeches Volume 32 presents: Donald Trump - "Riots in the Streets" Joe Biden - "I Can't Breathe" Response Keisha Lance Bottoms - "This is Not Atlanta" Killer Mike - "I Don't Want to Be Here" Al Sharpton - Eulogy of George Floyd James Baldwin - Being Black in America"

Shirley Machaba

U.N. Sustainable Development Goals: Shirley Machaba

12 minutes. CNN

The International Monetary Fund’s role in meeting the U.N's sustainable development goals; Pricewaterhouse Coopers' first female CEO.

thumbnail 4 Essentials for Compassionate Leadership

11 minutes

Psychologists Peter Quarry and Eve Ash discuss four essential components that comprise humane, effective leadership. Compassionate leaders care about their team's emotional and life needs and recognize that happier employees are more engaged and perform twice as well as those whose staff feel unvalued and uncared for.

Crash Course in Media Literacy

crash course in media literacy

12 videos:
Media & Money (9 minutes)
Media & the Mind (8 minutes)
Media Ownership (11 minutes)
Media Policy & You (11 minutes)
Media Skills (10 minutes)
Introduction to Media Literacy (10 minutes)
History of Media Literacy (2 parts, 18 minutes)
Future Literacies (7 minutes)
The Dark(er) Side of Media (10 minutes)
Online Advertising (10 minutes)
Influence & Persuasion (9 minutes)