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White House Announcement

President Obama Announces his Intent to Nominate Dr. William “Bro” Adams as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities
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The Jefferson Lecture 2014

Isaacson, son of New Orleans, invokes novelist Walker Percy in his May 12th lecture on The Intersection of the Humanities and the Sciences. Watch now...
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National Civil Rights Museum Reopens

Historic Lorraine Motel, site of the 1968 assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., reopens with new permanent exhibits on civil rights history, supported by NEH grants
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Standing Down

Anthology of war stories is the centerpiece of an NEH Standing Together initiative project
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NEH announces new grants

$18.2 million in awards and offers for 208 humanities projects

NEH Matters

We serve and strengthen our Nation through support for the humanities.

Explore the Humanities

Websites, apps, and digital projects supported by NEH grants

Film Date: April 25, 2014 - April 26, 2014

Besa: The Promise

Lecture Date: April 26, 2014

Sam Jones: Patriot of the Seminole Wars

Library Program Date: April 27, 2014

Buffalo Bill's Nebraska

Lecture Date: April 28, 2014

Exploring Celtic Culture

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Walter Isaacson, 2014 Jefferson Lecturer