Real Character/Real People Series: Profiles in Courage

DVD, 2006, HRM, 25 minutes, CC, Grades 6-College

Courage is what allows a person to face danger or the unknown with confidence and resolution. War hero and former US Senator, Max Cleland, and astronaut Sally Ride, the first woman in space, speak out about personal courage. A group of teens continues to fight for social justice on behalf of a young Muslim boy who was murdered for his stand against child labor. Poet Monet Bacquie, 17, talks about courage in her art and life. Viewers will be certain to embrace courage to positively impact the world around them. Program includes a teacher’s resource book, student activities, pre/post tests, fact sheets and more.

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