More than seven years prior to the events in the novel, Anne Elliot falls in love with a handsome young naval officer named Frederick Wentworth, who is intelligent and ambitious, but poor. Sir Walter, Anne’s father and lord of the family estate of Kellynch, and her older sister Elizabeth are dissatisfied with her choice, maintaining that he is not distinguished enough for their family. Her older friend and mentor, Lady Russell, acting in place of Anne’s deceased mother, persuades her to break off the match.
Juarez was born by the providence of God to establish religious freedom and the sovereignty of Mexico, freeing it from any European nation. This video documents his life and struggle to give freedom to Mexico.
This biographical film on Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights movement to his receiving the Nobel Peace prize. Sakharov’s actions first caused him to lose a senior party position, then half his salary, in addition to interrogation and pressure from the KGB, and finally completely being dismissed from his job and exiled to Gorky, an industrial city.