Johannes Gutenberg brought the printing press to common European with the invention of the printing press. Now, whenever you read a book, remember his contribution to get books to be more available to everyone!
Who was Martin Luther? What is the Reformation and why does it matter? Roughly 500 years ago, Luther is said to have nailed his 95 Theses on the door of the Castle Church in Germany. With the help of the printing press, this 16th century protest against corruption in the Catholic Church would drastically change the course of Christianity - and history itself.
Two journalists are instructed to write a story on the Watergate scandal and exercise their First Amendment rights. The scandal leads to President Nixon's resignation and breaches the trust between him and the American people. The typewriter at the end of the clip prints out details of the scandal as it unfolds over the course of several years.