Division of Public Programs
Zap! Pow! Kazam!: The Creation and Evolution of American Superheroes
A packaged set of four nationally-acclaimed films that tell the remarkable stories of individuals who challenged the social and legal status quo, from slavery to segregation.
African American History at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
What do a former grocery store, a bar, and a library have in common?*
Peter Sagal explores the most important 4,400-word document in the United States
Three notable media projects funded by the Division of Public Program highlight women’s contribution to creating a better society.
Shakespeare like your high school english teacher never taught you
Premiering January 8, 15, & 22, 2013, on American Experience
Many events, exhibitions, and programs funded by this division are now circulating around the country—see what may be coming to a location near you.
American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
Another NEH documentary wins honors
The incredible story of Albanian Muslims saving nearly 2,000 Jews during the Holocaust
Add some history and culture to your queue
473 libraries, museums, NAACP chapters, African American heritage sites, and cultural organizations to host programs
Friday, August 23, 2013, 9 to 10:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings)
Where we have been
Baltimore, Maryland, May 19-22
February 13-16, in New York City
An annual international conference of film and television industry professionals, November 29, 2012
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts, June 8, 2012
New York University’s Skirball Center, New York City, June 18-20, 2012
George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, June 15-17, 2012
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