Global Issues for Students Season 1
Global Issues for Students, hosted by Russ Mitchell, co-anchor of CBS's The Saturday Early Show, focuses on modern global issues, their historical roo (more…)
: This Day In History: 04/05/1614 - Pocahontas Weds John Rolfe
Fox broadcasting made it's primetime debut with sitcom Married with Children on April 5th as we are told by Russ Mitchell in this video clip from This (more…)
'This Day in History': 09/01/1864 - Atlanta Falls to Union
World War II began on September 1 when Germany invaded Poland. Along with this event, there were many other historical events that occurred on Septemb (more…)
'This Day in History': 09/03/1783 - Treaty of Paris Signed
At the end of the Revolutionary War, England signed the Treaty of Paris on September 3. Along with this event, many other historical events took place (more…)
'This Day in History': 09/05/1836 - Sam Houston Elected President of Texas
Russ Mitchell recaps the major historical events that occurred on September 5 in this video clip from This Day In History. The nation's first Labor Da (more…)
: This Day In History: 04/10/1866 - ASPCA Is Founded
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, or the ASPCA was founded by Henry Bergh on April 10th. Many other historical events occ (more…)
'This Day in History': 09/11/2001 - Attack on America
On September 11, 2001 Al-Qaeda terrorists hi-jacked four jets and flew them into the towers of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the last was (more…)
This Day In History: 08/14/2003 - Blackout Hits Northeast US
In a This Day in History video, host Russ Mitchell takes us through the history of August 14th. On this day in 1848, the Oregon Territory was establis (more…)
This Day In History: 04/06/1896 - First Modern Olympic Games
When Prince Rainier of Monaco died, his throne was left to his only son, Albert II, who became Prince with wife and American actress Grace Kelly. This (more…)
This Day In History: 08/13/1961 - Berlin Is Divided
In a This Day in History video, host Russ Mitchell takes us through the history of August 13th. On this day in 1521, a Spanish force led by Cortes cap (more…)
'This Day in History': 09/02/1969 - First ATM
A fire that started in a bakery engulfed and destroyed much of London, including St. Paul's Cathedral, on September 1. Many historical events occurred (more…)
: This Day In History: 04/11/1814 - Napoleon Exiled to Elba
After Napoleon Bonaparte failed to unite all of Europe under his rule, he was thrown off his throne by the neighboring nations during the War of Liber (more…)
'This Day in History': 09/09/1893 - President's Child Born at White House
Russ Mitchell recaps the major historical events that took place on September 9 in this video clip from 'This Day in History'. One event that took pla (more…)
'This Day in History': 09/04/1886 - Geronimo Surrenders
George Eastman patented his roll film camera and registered the trademark Kodak on September 4, as Russ Mitchell recaps for us in this video clip from (more…)
'This Day in History': 09/06/1915 - First Tank Produced
President William McKinley was shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York on September 6, which would kill him eight days later. This an (more…)
: This Day In History: 04/04/1968 - Dr. King Is Assassinated
Many historical events occurred on April 4th, and Russ Mitchell recaps them in this video clip from This Day In History. President William Henry Harri (more…)
This Day In History: 08/16/1896 - Gold Discovered in Yukon
01:00 — In a This Day in History video, host Russ Mitchell takes us through the history of August 16th. On this day in 1829, Chang and Eng Bunker, a pair of c (more…)
This Day In History: 08/22/1950 - Tennis Coior Barrier Broken
01:00 — In a This Day in History video, host Russ Mitchell takes us through the history of August 22nd. On this day in 1775, England's King George III declare (more…)
This Day In History: 03/06/1899 - Bayer Patents Aspirin
The first American raid on Berlin during World War II occurred on March 6th according to Russ Mitchell in this video clip from "This Day in History". (more…)
This Day In History: 03/08/1917 - February Revolution Begins
A recap on the historical events that occurred on March 8th is given to us by Russ Mitchell in this video clip from This Day in History. In 1948, the (more…)
This Day In History: 03/10/1959 - Rebellion in Tibet
Both Mildred Gillars and James Earl Ray had run ins with the law on March 10th as we are told by Russ Mitchell in this video clip from "This Day in Hi (more…)
This Day in History: 12/01/1990 - Chunnel Makes Breakthrough
In this "This Day in History" video, learn about the history of December 1. December 1, was the day Rosa Parks became famous for standing up to racial (more…)
This Day In History: 03/05/1967 - Hula-Hoop Patented
On March 5th many historical events occurred. These events are recapped by Russ Mitchell in this video clip from "This Day in History". One very impor (more…)
This Day In History: 08/23/1927 - Sacco and Vanzetti Executed
01:00 — In a This Day in History video, host Russ Mitchell takes us through the history of August 23rd. On this day in 1754, Louis XVI of France was born. On (more…)
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