American history: 2000 - 2007


Attack on the United States

September 11, 2001, is a day that no one will forget ...

George W. Bush: Address to the Nation, September 11, 2001

Good evening. Today, our fellow citizens, our way of life, our very freedom came under attack in a series of deliberate and deadly terrorist acts ...

Eminem - PowerPoint-Präsentation

Kofi Annan - PowerPoint-Präsentation

Venus & Serena Williams - PowerPoint-Präsentation

Robert Altman: Gosford Park (2002)

Robert Altmans Film "Gosford Park" feiert Englands Schauspieler und attackiert die Klassengesellschaft ...

The Struggle Over Iraq

The world debates how to handle a leader who is accused of terrible crimes. Should we go to war?

Searching Iraq

With the possibility of war ahead, U.N. inspectors look for illegal weapons in Iraq

U.N. Gets an Iraq Update

So far, inspectors have found no weapons of mass destruction but say they need more cooperation from Iraqis

Shipping Out

U.S. troops head overseas, leaving behind brave families and friends

Making a Case Against Iraq

Secretary of State Colin Powell presents evidence that Iraq is hiding illegal weapons

Thin Ice?

Scientists explore the causes of Antarctica's melting ice

The Case Against Saddam

It was show-and-tell time at the United Nations Security Council in New York City ...

Protesting for Peace

Millions of people in cities all over the world protest a possible war against Iraq

The Power of Oil

It's costly, it's polluting and other countries control most of it. Is oil worth the trouble?

Last Chance for Iraq

President Bush says Saddam Hussein must leave Iraq or face a military attack

President Bush Addresses the Nation, Oval Office, White House

My fellow citizens, at this hour, American and coalition forces are in the early stages of military operations to disarm Iraq, to free its people and to defend the world from grave danger ...

George W. Bush and his advisors - PowerPoint-Präsentation

Troops are on the Attack in Iraq

Missiles strike Baghdad as the war against Iraq begins

The World Reacts

Protesters and supporters around the globe weigh in on the war

A Massive Attack

Heavy bombing from the air begins in Iraq

The War in Iraq - PowerPoint-Präsentation

The Latest from Iraq

Fierce battles were waged around Iraq all weekend

Where is Saddam?

Saddam Hussein appears on Iraqi television Monday to rally his people, but experts wonder where he really is

Update: The U.S.-Led War in Iraq

President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair renew their promise to remove Saddam Hussein from power

Ein irakischer Gefangener mit seinem Sohn in einem Gefangenenlager in Najaf, Irak, 31. März 2003 - PowerPoint-Präsentation

The Push Towards Baghdad

U.S.-led troops are between 25 and 30 miles away from the Iraqi capital

What´s Going On in Iraq?

On March 20, after months of warnings from President George W. Bush, U.N. debates and military preparations, the U.S. began a war with Iraq ...

US Troops Take Control of Iraqi Airport

American forces moving into Baghdad have taken over its international airport

The Battle in Baghdad Begins

Last Thursday, after two weeks of bombing Iraq's capital from the skies above, U.S.-led ground troops entered Baghdad ...

U.S. Troops Inside Baghdad

American troops storm the Iraqi capital, taking control of one of Saddam Hussein's palaces

Saddam Loses Control of Baghdad

U.S. troops take control of the center of the Iraqi capital but fighting continues elsewhere

Getting Aid to Iraqis

Aid groups ask for safety so they can get food, water and medicine to Iraqis

An Era Ends in Iraq

As Baghdad falls, Iraqis look to the future

Soldiers Rescued

The families of seven rescued American soldiers are celebrating

Building A New Iraq

Retired U.S. General Jay Garner arrives in Baghdad to help rebuild the country as a democracy

What´s Next in Iraq?

Leaders from all over the world come together to discuss a new Iraqi government

Lance Wins in France ... Again!

Lance Armstrong wins his fifth Tour de France by 61 seconds

The Black Eyed Peas feat. Justin Timberlake: Where Is The Love? (2003)

What's wrong with the world, mama, people livin' like they ain't got no mamas ...

The Black Eyed Peas feat. Justin Timberlake: Where Is The Love? (2003; deutsch)

Was ist nur mit dieser Welt los, Mama? Die Leute leben so, als hätten sie selbst keine Mütter!

Roddick Aces U.S. Open

America's own Andy Roddick won his first U.S. Open on Sunday by defeating Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain ...

Andy Roddick - PowerPoint-Präsentation

Lars von Trier: Dogville (2003) - TIME, April 12, 2004

Dogville is a fascinating experiment, but it fails to produce any breakthrough in entertainment

Finding Nemo (2003)  - PowerPoint-Präsentation

Saddam Hussein Captured

U.S. forces find the former Iraqi leader alive and healthy near his hometown

Major Earthquake Rocks Iran

More than 25,000 people are dead after a devastating quake in the city of Bam

Evanescence: My Immortal (2003)

Ich hab dieses Leben so satt, stets unterdrückt von meinen kindischen Ängsten ...

India and Pakistan to Hold Peace Talks

Leaders of the two rival nations promise to work for peace


Scientists celebrate as a spirited new rover makes it to Mars

Next Stop for NASA: the Moon!

President Bush wants to send astronauts on space missions to the moon and then Mars

Running Strong

The going gets tougher for the Democratic Presidential hopefuls

Coming to America

The nation's newest immigrants share a time-honored dream

Ralph Nader is Running for President

Activist Ralph Nader joins the Presidential race as an Independent candidate

Earthquake Hits Morocco

A powerful Moroccan earthquake destroys entire villages and leaves at least 300 dead

Haiti's President Steps Down

Chaos remains in Haiti as Haitians cheer the departure of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Lord of the Rings Sweeps Oscars

Lord of the Rings is the first fantasy film to win Best Picture while Finding Nemo swims away with Best Animated Film

A New Constitution for Iraq

Iraq takes a giant step forward with the approval of a temporary constitution

Deadly Attack in Spain

A terrorist group is believed to be responsible for a series of explosions on Madrid's train system that left more than 190 people dead

Madrid, March 11, 2004 - PowerPoint-Präsentation

Where Things Stand

Talal al-Jalili's life these days is somewhere between a dream and a nightmare ...

One Year Later

Iraqis have begun to rebuild their country. Will they be ready to take control by June 30?

Iraq March 2004 - PowerPoint-Präsentation

Why Iraq Hangs in the Balance

The insurgents can't win militarily, but the U.S. risks losing the battle for Iraqi hearts and minds

Streets of Fire - TIME, April 19, 2004 - PowerPoint-Präsentation

Poppy Fields Forever - TIME, April 25, 2004 - PowerPoint-Präsentation

John Kerry nach seiner Rede zum Abschluss des Parteitags der US-Demokraten, Juli 2004 - PowerPoint - Präsentation

Hurrican, Jensen Beach, Florida, 6. September 2004 - PowerPoint-Präsentation

Highway 193, Alamaba, 17. September 2004 - PowerPoint-Präsentation

Bush Wins Re-Election

President George W. Bush has won re-election to a second term ...

Election Results - PowerPoint-Präsentation

Acceptance Speech by George W. Bush 3.11.2004

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all. Thank you all for coming. We had a long night - and a great night ...

Concession Speech by John Kerry 3.11.2004

Boston, MA  -  Thank you. Thank you. Thank you so much. You just have no idea how warming and how generous that welcome is...

Fallujah, 15. November 2004 - PowerPoint-Präsentation

Bode Miller - PowerPoint-Präsentation

Christos Entwurf für den Central Park, Dezember 2004 - PowerPoint-Präsentation

Sofia Coppola: Lost in Translation (2004)

Bob (Bill Murray), an American film actor who has arrived in Tokyo to film whisky commercials ...

Martin Scorsese: Aviator (2005)

Howard Hughes war ein Spinner, ein Genie, ein Bastler, ein Frauenheld ...

Woody Allen: Match Point (2005)

Ambition and obsession collide when ex-tennis professional Chris (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) falls in love ...