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Articles with keyword "documentaries"

Illustration of Pilgrims


Who Were the Pilgrims Who Celebrated the First Thanksgiving?

Ric Burns’s close look at the Pilgrims may change how we think of them.

photo of a dog-sled team


Dog vs. Airplane

The race to save Nome from a diphtheria outbreak

Chinese commemorative stamp for Go.


Go Figure

In talking about their national game, Chinese reveal world views, personal philosophies, and notions of other lands and peoples.


The Long Shadow of Invisible Man

A film on Ralph Ellison and his novel delves into his position as a black man in America.


An Hour Upon the Stage

The Federal Theatre Project's brief but controversial life is considered in an upcoming documentary.


Partners of the Heart

An unconventional partnership leads to an advance in cardiac surgery.


The Unconventional Willa Cather

After conquering the world of New York publishing, an ambitious writer returns to her Nebraska roots to find inspiration.

In Focus

Iowa’s Christopher Rossi

Christopher Rossi promotes Iowa history through documentary film.


A Long Dark Journey into Light

Plays drawn from his own turbulent life are the subject of a new Eugene O'Neill documentary.