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The Education of William Adams

NEH Chairman William “Bro” Adams speaks with Diane Rehm about NEH’s 50th anniversary and the Common Good. Listen online.
Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards in a New Light

There was more to him than fire and brimstone, says Marilynne Robinson
FBI Missing poster: 1964. Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner

Freedom Summer activists honored

Slain civil rights workers, subjects of Freedom Summer documentary, will posthumously receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 24
Portrait of Louisa Catherine Adams

The Founding Fathers in a Digital Age

The papers of the Founding Fathers - personal letters, private diaries, even financial records - reveal the humanity beyond the statues, portraits, and memorials
Michelle Obama honors CPS Shakespeare! at 2014 NAHYP awards

National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Awards

Twelve after-school education programs honored at White House ceremony

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Library Program Date: November 20, 2014

Exploring the Ottawa Library

Chatauqua Date: November 21, 2014

Henry Clay - Kentucky's Great Statesman (1777—1852)

Library Program Date: November 22, 2014

Florida Cattle Ranching: Five Centuries of Tradition

Library Program Date: November 24, 2014

Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: Crime and Punishment

Lecture Date: November 25, 2014

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