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From Slavery to Scottsboro

The Southern Humanities Media Fund helps chronicle the changing face of the region.

A Feast for the Senses

With a splash of tradition, the Plains Indian Museum is celebrating a makeover.

The Imperfect Eye of Edward Curtis

A new documentary honors a forgotten photographer and the American Indian culture he wished to save.

On-Site with NEH

An irreverent look at the nation's past wows New Jersey eighth graders.

Dvořák and America

A new film traces the composer's life in the United States and his championing of black music.

Touring the Battlefields

A colleague pays tribute to a fellow historian and tireless traveling companion.

McPherson Book Excerpts

McPherson's books capture the complexity of the Civil War and the connections between battlefront and home front.

Celebrating American Poetry

A new anthology captures the raw and kinetic energy of a nation celebrating its cultural independence.

Songs of the Sephardim

Scholars are saving the ballads and poetry of a dispersed people.

Racism to Redemption

A new film reveals George C. Wallace as a man who made a Faustian bargain for power but sought forgiveness at life's end.