1. Shaara: What case does Chamberlain make to the mutineers?

    02:24

    from What So Proudly We Hail / Added

    27 Plays / / 0 Comments

    “Chamberlain” is a chapter from The Killer Angels, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historical novel about the Battle of Gettysburg, by Michael Shaara (1928-1988). Previously a prolific writer of science…

    + More details
    • Patton: Compare Patton and Chamberlain's speeches. How are they different? Why?

      02:12

      from What So Proudly We Hail / Added

      26 Plays / / 0 Comments

      According to Charles M. Province, founder of The George S. Patton Jr. Historical Society and author of several books about General Patton under whom he served with great pride, George Smith Patton,…

      + More details
      • Patton: What is the difference between military courage (and military service) and other sorts of courage (and public service)?

        03:27

        from What So Proudly We Hail / Added

        38 Plays / / 0 Comments

        According to Charles M. Province, founder of The George S. Patton Jr. Historical Society and author of several books about General Patton under whom he served with great pride, George Smith Patton,…

        + More details
        • Patton: What is courage? Is Patton’s definition of courage—fighting even though scared—correct?

          02:35

          from What So Proudly We Hail / Added

          90 Plays / / 0 Comments

          According to Charles M. Province, founder of The George S. Patton Jr. Historical Society and author of several books about General Patton under whom he served with great pride, George Smith Patton,…

          + More details
          • Thanksgiving Day

            45:00

            from What So Proudly We Hail / Added

            528 Plays / / 0 Comments

            In this session, editors Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass, and Diana Schaub use George Washington's Thanksgiving Day Proclamation and O. Henry's short story "Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen" to converse with…

            + More details
            • Washington: What are the two reasons Washington gives for issuing the proclamation?

              03:15

              from What So Proudly We Hail / Added

              36 Plays / / 0 Comments

              In this session, editors Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass, and Diana Schaub use George Washington's Thanksgiving Day Proclamation and O. Henry's short story "Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen" to converse with…

              + More details
              • O. Henry: What is the role of tradition in the story?

                02:31

                from What So Proudly We Hail / Added

                46 Plays / / 0 Comments

                In this session, editors Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass, and Diana Schaub use George Washington's Thanksgiving Day Proclamation and O. Henry's short story "Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen" to converse with…

                + More details
                • Jack London's "To Build a Fire": Mastering Nature

                  03:52

                  from What So Proudly We Hail / Added

                  175 Plays / / 0 Comments

                  Jack London, like the unnamed man described in the story “To Build a Fire,” lived on the edge. Born in 1876, he died a short forty years later. As a young man, he was a full-fledged participant in…

                  + More details
                  • Twain: What is the town of Hadleyburg and its residents like?

                    02:34

                    from What So Proudly We Hail / Added

                    146 Plays / / 0 Comments

                    Mark Twain (born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910) is well known as a humorist and satirist. But like many satirists, he had serious things in view. Writing in the latter part of the 19th century,…

                    + More details
                    • London: A man without imagination

                      03:35

                      from What So Proudly We Hail / Added

                      70 Plays / / 0 Comments

                      Jack London, like the unnamed man described in the story “To Build a Fire,” lived on the edge. Born in 1876, he died a short forty years later. As a young man, he was a full-fledged participant in…

                      + More details

                      What are Tags?

                      Tags

                      Tags are keywords that describe videos. For example, a video of your Hawaiian vacation might be tagged with "Hawaii," "beach," "surfing," and "sunburn."