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NEH in the News

Selected articles on NEH-supported projects.
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.
Posted: December 13, 2010 Faculty member at Haskill Nations University awarded an NEH Research grant to create an online resource of ledger notebooks from 1879 written by seven Cheyenne men in the Dodge City jail, from the Lawrence Journal-World.
Posted: December 12, 2010 The New Bedford Whaling Museum awarded a $500,000 NEH Challenge Grant to support an endowment for humanities exhibitions and programming.
Posted: December 7, 2010 The University of Georgia’s expanded Georgia Museum of Art will reopen in January with a new Study Centers in the Humanities, supported by an NEH Challenge Grant.
Posted: December 4, 2010 The New York Times article, “Analyzing Literature by Words and Numbers” catalogues the concerns of the Victorian age using digital tools developed through an NEH Preservation and Access grant.
Posted: November 26, 2010 Editors at the NEH-supported Mark Twain Papers & Project at UC Berkeley publish volume one of the Autobiography of Mark Twain, 100 years after the author’s death. Coverage in the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, Time, the Los Angeles Times,the Guardian, and NPR.
Posted: November 23, 2010 Article in the Alexandria Gazette Packet on preparations for the Civil War sesquicentennial in Virginia and the NEH-supported statewide “An American Turning Point: the Civil War in Virginia” project.