SAGE Video: Series - Leadership
Advocates of Change
The many accomplishments of five notable entrepreneurs of the modern Western world—Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, Donald Trump, and Richard Branson—are summarized.
The many accomplishments of five notable heads of state of the modern world—Barack Obama, Mikhail Gorbachev, Charles de Gaulle, Bill Clinton, and Nicolas Sarkozy—are summarized.
The contributions of five prominent individual and organizational human rights leaders—the Dalai Lama, UNICEF, John Bird, PETA, and Wangari Maathai—are profiled.
Famous People, Incredible Lives
The life and major accomplishments of Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States, are summarized.
The lasting legacy of Napoleon Bonaparte, a French military and political leader, who expanded the French Empire and influenced the foundations of Western democracies is summarized.
The extraordinary life of Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia from 1729 to 1796, is summarized.
The life of political and military leader, George Washington, one of the founding fathers and the first president of the United States of America, is summarized.
The military feats accomplished by Batu Khan, a Mongolian conqueror of Eastern Europe, and his subsequent political leadership of the Golden Horde state is summarized.
The discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, its invaluable treasures, and the mysterious curse of the Pharaohs is summarized.
The life of Queen Cleopatra the XII, the most famous female leader of ancient Egypt, and her influence over Rome, is summarized.
What is known of the life, leadership, and death of Motecuhzoma Xocoyotzin—Montezuma II, emperor of the Aztec union of city-states, is summarized.
The life, military accomplishments, and integral role in the American civil war of Robert E. Lee, commander-in-chief of the Confederate army, is summarized.
The life, military conquests, empire-building, and subsequent rule of Alexander the Great, the most influential Macedonian military commander of the ancient world, is summarized.
The lasting legacy of amazing feats accomplished by Hannibal, a Carthaginian military leader of the ancient world, and his followers is summarized.
The life, military naval victories, and influential legacy of Horatio Nelson, Vice-Admiral of the British Royal Navy, are summarized.
Narrator Mishal Husain explores Gandhi's the early years—influences from his upbringing in Porbandar, his school years, legal training in London, to his time in South Africa—as a way of understanding him and the nonviolent ideology, "Satyagraha."
Narrator Mishal Husain explores the later years and events of Gandhi's life and activism—championing for India's independence, the untouchables, unity between Hindus and Muslims—and finally his assassination, to uncover his relevance to the India of today.
Narrator Mishal Husain explores Gandhi's transition from lawyer to political and spiritual leader of India while promoting nonviolent protest, "Satyagraha," as the way to achieve Indian unity and independence.
The Birth of Empire
Narrator Dan Snow, augmented by archival correspondences, traces the history of the British East India Company from its beginnings in 1600 to its eventual bail out by the government of Great Britain in 1784.
Narrator Dan Snow, augmented by archival correspondences, traces the history of the British East India Company from its government bail out in 1784 to its eventual collapse in 1858.
The Dark Charisma Of Adolf Hitler
Laurence Rees, narrator-producer-writer, looks at the ways Adolf Hitler convinced the German people to embrace conflict, supported by quotes and writings of people who experienced it, as well as clips of Hitler's speeches.