This clip discusses the significance of the city of London even though the United Kingdom is no longer the largest empire in the world. It indicates that London may be considered "The Center of the Universe" because it influences the entire world in several ways, especially in time zones.
Every person in the group is tired and wants a vacation. Anna and Pablo try to book vacations to New York and Las Vegas, but they're too expensive. The group discusses where to go for a vacation, and Sam suggests London, where his family lives. Everyone agrees that London is a great idea.
Molly's mother announces that she will take a job at the factory, much to the surprise of her children. When she tells them that she plans to build planes and assemble war machinery, her children have a hard time picturing her out of her domestic duties. They feel she should be there for them at home since their father is in London supporting the war efforts.
Leon Trotsky and Vladimir Lenin meet in London in 1902 to discuss Marxism and the Marxist revolution. During their discussion, Trotsky recites from his work, "On Optimism and Pessimism," and gets Lenin's feedback on it.