Stories of UUs who broke new ground, and some of the movements they led. These videos are available to congregations for use, with accreditation. - Daniel Polk


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    Up NextGeorge de Benneville with Daniel Polk
    This UU GroundBreakers is about George de Benneville, the father on Universalism in America. "As...
  • Up NextMeet the Billings - Daniel Polk
    Join NTUUC Executive Director, Daniel Polk, for the UU GroundBreakers presentation and...
  • Up NextMary Lou Hoffman and Roe v. Wade
    Mary Lou Hoffman will be joining to discuss her involvement with six other women who first...
  • Up NextJames Pierpont – Composer of Jingle Bells
    How many know about the artist behind the song?
  • Up NextFive Smooth Stones
    Unitarian Universalists use our Five Smooth Stones to build a more just, loving, and free world.
  • Up NextJames Luther Adams with Daniel Polk
    James Luther Adams - The Most Prominent UU Theologian - Unitarian Universalists use our five...
  • Up NextFanny Kemble – The British Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Fanny Kemble - From actress to abolitionist - With Daniel Polk
  • Up NextThe Flaming Chalice with Daniel Polk
    Jan Hus and the Flaming Chalice – A 600 year-old Symbol of Faith
  • Up NextIowa Sisterhood with Daniel
    The Iowa Sisterhood – Women Who Changed the Course of Unitarianism
  • Up NextEthelred Brown with Daniel Polk
    Rev. Egbert Ethelred Brown – The First Black Unitarian Minister


Additional Videos Will Be Coming:

Harriet Beecher Stowe – Novelist, Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin
James Reeb & Viola Liuzzo – UUs Killed at Selma, March, 1965
Clara Barton – Founder of the American Red Cross
Karl & Laura Brannin – Fighters for Civil Liberties
Ned Fritz – Guardian for our Environment
Julia Ward Howe – Creator of Mother’s Day
Henry David Thoreau – American Author
Thomas Starr King – Leading Fundraiser of the American Sanitary Commission
Margaret Fuller – Leading Author, Editor of the Transcendentalist Magazine The Dial
Malvina Reynolds – Singer-Songwriter – Weeds’ Theme Song Little Boxes