August: History Programming & Resources


Subject: History

This month's History programming and resources.

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The definitive story of President Obama, from his childhood in Honolulu to his history-making presidential win.
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Biography website includes the full episode that chronicles President Obama's personal and political life.
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History.com round-up of videos, speeches, articles and more that explore the history, culture, and economics of the country that has the largest population in the world.
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This episode of Biography travels with an expeditionary team as they follow clues to Genghis Khan's burial site and provides insight into the Asian warlord.
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Featured online biography chronicles the life and military career of the Mongolian ruler.
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C-SPAN Classroom round-up of all things economics includes video clips of the current debt ceiling crisis as well as money management and gas prices.
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History.com round-up of videos, speeches, timelines, photographs, and more that chronicle the September 11th attacks.
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This special is a behind-the-scenes exploration of the process of constructing the 9/11 memorial, from its inception through its installation at Ground Zero.
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The US Department of Education has created a web page of resources to teach about and remember the events of September 11, 2001. The materials were developed by federal agencies or by organizations receiving federal grants and area served up here, free, for teachers. Resources include lessons about 9/11 and the US Constitution, citizenship, service projects and documenting both 9/11 and its impacts.
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Two-part documentary explores what it took to systematically implement the destruction of millions of people.
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Explores the engineering marvels that facilitated and defined the Chinese empire.
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This documentary chronicles the life of Buffalo Bill from his days riding for the Pony Express and working on the railroads to his glory years as the most famous showman of his time.

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