History Programming & Resources


Subject: History
Grade Level: All

This month's History programming & resources.

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Cokie Roberts chronicles the adventures and contributions of numerous women to key events in American history.
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Profiles the trailblazing women who were inventing back even before women were allowed to hold patents.
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From Sara Delano Roosevelt to Barbar Bush, this two-part documentary examines the role of "Presidential Moms" throughout American history.
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Drawing on extensive archival footage, interviews, and newly discovered evidence, this episode examines Earhart’s dramatic story, providing an unforgettable look at the life and legend of the courageous and groundbreaking aviator.
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Explores the immense legacy and fascinating lives of the Adamses through interviews with descendants, politicians, and historians like David McCullough, whose monumental biography shed new light on John Adams.
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Examines the life of the sharpshooter from her childhood where she learned to shoot to her days in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
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Told through narrative and revealing interviews with relatives and long-time friends like Mary Steenburgen, this presentation examines the turning points in her life, portraying a woman both ambitious and ardent in controversial causes.
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This featured biography includes a link to the full episode on Earhart, a timeline, trivia, interactive flight map, and theories on her disappearance.
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Streaming video of the full Biography episode on John and Abigail Adams.
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Full Biography episode in streaming video broken down into clips along with links to related people and sites.
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Featured biography includes streaming video of the full episode, quick facts, and links to related works, people, and sites.
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This documentary chronicles a sweeping journey, from 1609 when Galileo revealed humankind's place in the galaxy to today's quests to discover new worlds in the universe.
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An epic journey back into one of the centuries-long period when Muslims, Christians, and Jews inhabited the same far corner of Western Europe and thrived.
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This program explores the history of Jerusalem.
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This documentary revisits the hard winter of 1779-80 when General Washington's troops built a log-hut city for their winter camp in New Jersey and saved the American Revolution from the brink of disaster.
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Round-up of resources for Women's History Month includes video clips, photo galleries, links to additional resources, and topics of interest such as famous firsts in American women's history and American women in World War II.
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Biography.com round-up for Women's History Month includes and interactive timeline, an origin of women's history quiz, quotes, and female firsts.
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In this C-SPAN video, President Bush and the first lady welcome an audience of women dignitaries to celebrate Women's History Month and International Women's Day.
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In commemoration of the 90th anniversary of women gaining their Constitutional right to vote by the passage of the 19th Amendment, scholars talked about the women's suffrage movement and its impact on race and gender in the U.S. in this C-SPAN video.
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This C-SPAN video features female senators participating in a breakfast discussion moderated by Ms. Cokie Roberts. Topics included the number of female senators, support among the women, being working mothers, and career tracks for female politicians.
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Historian Thomas Fleming profiles the women who played a central part in the lives of the Founding Fathers in his book, The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers.

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