Anna Deavere Smith delivers the 44th Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities
A replica ship from the War of 1812 brings a floating classroom to Michigan.
Bob Buss promotes history in Hawai'i.
Christopher Rossi promotes Iowa history through documentary film.
Barbara Carpenter collects oral histories that show Mississippi's diverse ethnic heritage.
Craig Newbill delves into New Mexico's history.
Michael Gillette is preserving the past in Texas.
In the wake of a supertyphoon, Jillette Leon-Guerrero is rebuilding the humanities on Guam.
Marion Cott works to strengthen community in Kansas.
Alison Nordström promotes visual literacy in New Hampshire.
The Alaska council's director is bridging urban and native cultures.
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