Crucibles of Courage

Subjects: Civics, History, Social Studies
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12
Source: BIO Classroom

This documentary, hosted by President Obama (then a senator from Illinois), profiles people across a broad spectrum of history representing achievements in politics, business, medicine, the arts, and sports: Thurgood Marshall, Marian Anderson, Jesse Owens, Shirley Chisholm, and Muhammad Ali. The program includes interviews, location footage, and archive material.


For a Teacher's Guide (PDF) for this program, click here.


60-minute runtime; two-year copyright clearance.

Feb 21 at 7:00AM ET/PT

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