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NEH in the News

Selected articles on NEH-supported projects.
Posted: April 26, 2011 “The Library Hands Out Menus to Thousands of Volunteers,” the New York Times on an NEH digital humanities grant enabling the New York Public Library to crowdsource transcription of its collection of historic menus.
Posted: April 18, 2011 The Telegraph reviews the television documentary John Muir in the New World, which was supported by an NEH Public Programs grant.
Posted: April 13, 2011 Iowa high school teacher chosen to participate in a one-week NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture workshop on the Underground Railroad.
Posted: April 12, 2011 “Traveling Down Freedom’s Main Line: Film Captures History of the Freedom Riders,” article in the Huffington Post on a screening by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Congressional Black Caucus of the Freedom Riders documentary, produced with an NEH Public Programs grant. Also covered in the National Journal.
Posted: April 12, 2011 Editors from the Walt Whitman Archive, an NEH grantee project, unearth documents produced by Whitman during his time as a government clerk, from the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Posted: April 4, 2011 Coverage of the college students chosen to participate in the 2011 Student Freedom Ride, a retracing of the historic 1961 Freedom Rides, organized in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Rides and the premiere of the NEH-funded documentary Freedom Riders – in the UT Daily Beacon, the Stafford County Sun, and the University of Alabama’s Crimson White.