Character Education Videos

What better way for a youth to explore issues of character and to find their ethical center than through stories? Here is a collection of inspirational and thought-provoking stories to fuel that search.

Born on the 12th of February, in 1809, Abraham Lincoln was America's 16th president. For many people, this man with humble beginnings was the greatest...

While his father was still alive, Alexander (who was not-yet called "The Great") tamed a beautiful horse, called Bucephalas, whom no one else was able...

The SS City of Benares was torpedoed by a German U-boat on in 1940 despite the September cold and a stormy sea Bess Walder Cummings and her brother su...

This clip, from a 1968 Soviet-era adaptation of Brothers Karamazov (by Fydor Dostoevsky), depicts the scene (from the novel) in which Ivan Karamazov (...

When the BBC created its series "The World at War"—narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier—producers did not use all of the available historica...

Ken Taylor, Canada's Ambassador to Iran, risked his own life to help six Americans escape from Tehran during the Iranian Hostage Crisis. He was awarde...

"Sully," starring Tom Hanks, depicts a miracle instead of a disaster when all people aboard Flight 1549 survive a water-landing in the Hudson.

This clip features Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No.

By the fall of 1692, the authorities running the Salem Witch Trials begun to have second thoughts about all the claims. Perhaps Governor Phips decided...

After Tituba—accused of being a witch in 1692—testified that she saw the names of other people in the “Devil’s book,” th...

On the 1st of July, 1916, WWI fighting in France intensifies as the deadly Battle of the Somme begins.

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