Skip to main content

Newsroom

NEH in the News

Selected articles on NEH-supported projects.
Posted: January 3, 2011 "A sharp look at a legend:"The Boston Globe on the NEH-funded American Experience documentary Robert E. Lee, which aired on PBS on January 3.
Posted: January 3, 2011 The Boston Public Library digitizes its Norman B. Leventhal Map Collection, one of the country’s foremost cartographic resources, aided by an NEH Preservation & Access grant, from the Boston Globe.
Posted: December 28, 2010 The New York Times article titled, “The Masses Help Scholars Transform Manuscripts” describes the use of “crowd-sourcing” to produce hundreds of transcripts from the approximately 40,000 unpublished manuscripts held by University College London.
Posted: December 26, 2010 The Charleston Post and Courier reviews “Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade,” the companion book to the NEH-funded “Voyages” project, a searchable online database of records of almost 35,000 slave ship voyages across the Atlantic between 1650 and 1867. Also featured on NPR's 'Talk of the Nation.'
Posted: December 15, 2010 The Wall Street Journal interviews Perry Miller Adato, director of the NEH-supported documentary Paris The Luminous Years, which aired December 15 on PBS. Reviews of the two-hour documentary in the Philadelphia Inquirerand the Denver Post.