This movie was commissioned by Internet Archive for the 2007 Open Content Alliance meeting held on October 17, 2007
Project Gutenberg is also worth exploring, many of histories defining texts are avaiable free from the site as their copyright has expired and they’ve entered the public domain. E.G. Walter Lippmans book Public Opinion that shaped the development of western democracy away from true democracy to control of public thought,
it argues that twentieth century advances in the technology of “the manufacture of consent” amounts to “a revolution” in “the practice of democracy” because this allows the control over public opinion about the world and about the public’s interests in that world. Control of public opinion is a means to controlling public behavior.