English & Language Arts


New! Are the Classics Overrated?: A Debate 99 min.

For generations, colleges have taught classic works of literature by Aristotle, Homer, Plato, Virgil, and other ancient Greek and Roman authors. These works tackle profound issues of morality, justice, and existence, defenders argue, and are essential to understanding the human condition. In recent years, however, critics have charged that reverence for the classics is not only flawed but also enm...

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Molière's Tartuffe - Staged by Macha Makeïeff 150 min.

"Fantasy, desire, predation, consent, infamy, vertigo. In this great comedy, what is being played out and where is the truth? In front of the spectacle of this exasperated family that loses its footing, this device of revealed desire/denied pleasure, in the end, it is the audience that is unmasked in its voyeurism and its troubled enjoyment", says Macha Makeïeff, who seizes Molière's timeless mast...

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Amanda Gorman - 2021 Inaugural Poem (Great Speeches, Volume 33) 8 min.

Poet Amanda Gorman delivers a critically acclaimed performance at the Inauguration of President Joe Biden

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Greta Thunberg - United Nations Speech (Great Speeches, Volume 33) 7 min.

Noted environemental activist Greta Thunberg delivers an important address to the United Nations.

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Harry S. Truman - 1948 DNC Acceptance (Great Speeches, Volume 33) 27 min.

President Harry S Truman delivers a fiery address in acceptance of his party's nomination for the 1948 Presidential Election

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Joe Biden - Inaugural Address (Great Speeches, Volume 33) 24 min.

46th United States President Joseph Biden delivers his inaugral address

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Liz Cheney - Speech from the House Floor (Great Speeches, Volume 33) 9 min.

Conservative Congressional Representative Liz Cheney delivers an address to the US House of Representatives regarding the actions of President Donald Trump

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Margaret Chase Smith - 1964 Presidential Announcement (Great Speeches, Volume 33) 6 min.

Margaret Chase Smith delivers an historic announcment of her candidacy for the 1964 Presidential Race

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Cato by Joseph Addison 112 min.

George Washington's favorite play Cato, written by Joseph Addison in 1712, is about the last day of democracy in Rome, before Rome became an Empire. With epic heroes, scheming villains, sword duels, love triangles, and a pro-democracy message, it’s easy to see why Cato was the most popular play in America before the revolution. George Washington famously staged it at Valley Forge. Benjamin Frankli...

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The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allen Poe 3 min.

Famous American author Edgar Allan Poe’s haunting death may have been a result of cooping, a violent form of voter fraud practiced in the 19th century.

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