Tag: speeches

Jan 6, 2014

Charlie Chaplin Was a Man of Few Words. 75 Years Ago He Made a Speech that Still Resonates Today

Charlie Chaplin Was a Man of Few Words. 75 Years Ago He Made a Speech that Still Resonates Today

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WibmcsEGLKo&w=800&h=450] This is Charlie Chaplin’s moving final speech from the film, The Great Dictator, spliced with modern imagery. The song is Window by The Album Leaf. The Great Dictator is a 1940 American comedy-drama starring, written, produced, scored, and directed by Charlie Chaplin. Although Chaplin was the only Hollywood filmmaker to continue to making…

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Jan 6, 2014

This Three Minute Break Will Give You a New Appreciation for our Planet

This Three Minute Break Will Give You a New Appreciation for our Planet

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=923jxZY2NPI&w=800&h=450] The Pale Blue Dot is a photograph of planet Earth taken in 1990 by the Voyager 1 space probe from a record distance of about 6 billion kilometers (3.7 billion miles). At the request of Carl Sagan, the Voyager 1 spacecraft was commanded by NASA to turn its camera around and take a…

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