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Featured Projects: Public Programs

Matson Collection at the Library of Congress

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Bridging Cultures through Film

1913: Seeds of Conflict

Posted: February 7, 2014
Marcel Duchamp (French, 1887-1968), Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 2), 1912.

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The Armory Show at 100

Art History Repeats Itself

Posted: February 3, 2014
Superman, 1941

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Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle

Zap! Pow! Kazam!: The Creation and Evolution of American Superheroes

Posted: October 19, 2013
Convicts in Barracks

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Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle

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.

Posted: August 26, 2013
Joiner's shop, Overhead view of site before excavation, ca. 1980

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Mulberry Row

African American History at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Posted: June 27, 2013
Peter Sagal, travels cross-country on a motorcycle.

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Peter Sagal explores the most important 4,400-word document in the United States

Posted: May 3, 2013
Tile vaulting with mosaic murals

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Spanish Immigrant Transforms America's Urban Architecture

What do a former grocery store, a bar, and a library have in common?*

Posted: April 17, 2013
Jeanine Serralles as Angelina Grimké, a prominent Southern abolitionist.

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Women's History Month at the Movies

Three notable media projects funded by the Division of Public Program highlight women’s contribution to creating a better society.

Posted: March 18, 2013
A performance of Julius Caesar at the Globe Theatre, 1999.

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Shakespeare Uncovered: A Documentary Series

 Shakespeare like your high school english teacher never taught you

Posted: February 8, 2013
John Brown tries to persuade Frederick Douglass to join his assault.

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The Longest Struggle in American History: "The Abolitionists"

Premiering January 8, 15, & 22, 2013, on American Experience

Posted: December 19, 2012