Charters of Freedom(archives.gov) "This interactive site developed by the National Archives features the Declaration of Independence, The Constitution of the United States, and the Bill of Rights, as well as information on how they were created and their impact."(Education World)
Bob Dylan to get US Medal of Freedom - 27 April 2012
"He is being recognised alongside former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, John Glenn, the third American in space, and Nobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison.
President Obama will award the medals at the White House in the coming weeks..." (BBC)
"Education World presents ten lesson plans for
teaching about three important freedom documents - the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the
Bill of Rights.
Included: Activities that involve students in creating time lines and
posters, writing new amendments, and much more!" (Education World)
Bell - July 4, 1776(ego4u.com)
"... How they shouted! What rejoicing!
How the old bell shook the air,
Till the clang of freedom ruffled,
The calmly gliding Delaware!
How the bonfires and the torches
Lighted up the night's repose,
And from the flames, like fabled Phoenix,
Our glorious liberty arose!..."
Is A Habitby Carl Sandburg (desertedcities.com)- UPDATED "Freedom is a habit
and a coat worn
some born to wear it
some never to know it..."
Austria's Conchita Wurst wins Eurovision Song Contest - Article + Video- 11 May 2014
"Austrian drag act Conchita Wurst has been crowned the winner of the 59th annual Eurovision Song Contest held in Denmark's capital, Copenhagen.
The singer, whose real name is Tom Neuwirth, won with the song Rise Like a Phoenix, collecting 290 points." +Eurovision 2014: Reporter's diary- Video Austria's Conchita Wurst: "This night is dedicated to... peace and freedom" (BBC)
Freedom by Anthony Hamilton & Elayna Boynton(YouTube)+ LYRICS : "Felt like the weight of the world was on my shoulders…
Pressure to break or retreat at every turn;
Facing the fear that the truth I discovered;
No telling how all this will work out;
But I've come too far to go back now.
I am looking for freedom..."
She's Leaving Home - The Beatles "She breaks down and cries to her husband
Daddy our baby's gone
Why would she treat us so thoughtlessly
How could she do this to me..." (lyrics007.com) Listen to the song.(YouTube)
Proud sung by Heather Small : "What have you done today to make you feel proud?
It's never too late to try
What have you done today to make you feel proud?
You could be so many people
If you make that break for freedom"
(sing365.com) - the VIDEO(YouTube) - UPDATED
Common Feat Will.I.Am - DREAM Lyrics(stlyrics.com) "I got a dream
[that one day]
that one day
all of the people and myself
are gonna find a better way
My dream is to be free" - the VIDEO(YouTube)
Me sung by Frida Íhrn (artists.letssingit.com) "I am the wilderness locked in a cage
I am a growing force you kept in place
I am a tree reaching for the sun
Please don't hold me down..." - the VIDEO(YouTube)
mesung by EngelbertHumperdinck (btinternet.com)
"Please release me let me go
for I don't love you anymore
to waste our lives would be a sin
release me and let me love again." - the VIDEO(YouTube)- UPDATED
Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Freeby Nina Simone
(or by Lighthouse Family)
"And I wish I knew how
It would feel to be free
I wish that I could break
All the chains holding me
I wish I could say
All the things that I'd like to say...." - with the VIDEO(YouTube)
Like The Wind by Christopher Cross :
"I've got to ride.
Ride like the wind to be free again."
Outta Loveby Anastacia :
"Set me free
And let me out this misery" (lyrics007.com)
Meby Foo Fighters :
"Beautiful prisoner, left here for dead
Promises made and sentences read
Voices and visions are locked in my head
Like a safe full of sorrow...
Free me right now
You take me away, take it from me."
Unbreakableby Andreas Johnson :
"As dead trees cast no shadow
Blackbirds no relief, and the dry stone... no spring of water
Only in your mother's arms, you will be free..."
Whateverby Oasis :
"I'm free to say whatever I
Whatever I like
If it's wrong or right it's alright
Freeby Dragons Soup :
"I'm free to do what I want any old time" (stlyrics.com)
'Music'by Steven Seagal (lyrics on the CD : Songs from
the Crystal Cave)
"Desperation, abomination, disintegration, degradation
.. the music will set us free" (YouTube)
Songby Bob Marley :
"Won't you help to sing
These songs of freedom?...
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery;
None but ourselves can free our minds."
Dr. King, Free At Last, Freedom, Freedom Let it Ring, Martin Luther
King's Dream, Martin's Cry
For Nothing- Rush :
"Well, you don't get something for nothing.
You can't have freedom for free." (sing365.com)
The Road To
Freedomby Chris de Burgh : - UPDATED
"All my life I have loved this land, worked it with my hands,
But can your freedom send the rain when seed is in the ground,
Can your freedom heal the pain and bring my boy back to me again?"
+ VIDEO (YouTube)
my heartby Ray Charles :
"Unchain my heart, oh please, please set me free...
Unchain my heart, let me go my way"
vs. Order:- UPDATED "This cartoon characterizes how difficult it sometimes is for
the U.S. government to find a way to balance constitutionally guaranteed
freedoms and liberties with its responsibility to maintain order and
protect the public..."
Prisoner Computer - Escape
Break for Freedom- Bear on bicycle riding away from
police and circus people.
Link not found on the internet.
What does freedom look like in 2014? - with videos
"We asked five people what freedom looks like to them and we hope their answers will inspire you to create your own artwork, illustrations and images." (BBC)
KLM : Personal space experiment- a "nice campaign from KLM.
They introduce their new and improved Europe Business Class. The most important new asset is ‘personal space’.
To prove the human need for this personal space KLM conducted a social experiment, using candid camera." (creativecriminals.com)
THE YELLOW BIRD :
The Yellow Bird (2001)- UPDATED
"Narrated by Tennessee Williams himself, from a short story called "Bobo" which was rewritten as "The Yellow Bird", and eventually became the impetus for "Summer and Smoke"."
- Part 1- UPDATED
- Part 2- UPDATED "Hold on to life with both hands, until your fingers are broken..." (YouTube)
The Yellow Bird "is a 2001 film written by Faye Dunaway and Tennessee Williams, and directed by Faye Dunaway." (Wikipedia)
"A young girl escapes form the boredom of a small town existence in the 1930's...
Alma Tutwiler is the daughter of Rev. Increase Tutwiler, a fire and brimstone preacher in the South in the 1950's. One day, while she's waiting to play the church organ, a yellow bird flies in, and she suddenly snaps and becomes shockingly liberated. "(imdb.com)
On the Yellow Bird - an essay
The story "begins in Salem (where the popularity of witchcraft had been present for man) and transfers itself to Hobbs, Arkansas and
New Orleans, Louisiana. The story needs to be placed in these setting because it lets the reader know about the morals and hardships of living
in these territories at the time." (exampleessays.com)
ACLU Pizza - a videofrom American Civil Liberties Union "The government and corporations are aggressively collecting
information about your personal life and your habits.
They want to track your purchases, your medical records, and even your