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Featured Projects: Public Programs

Playwright August Wilson.
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Set in Pittsburgh, Stories for All Americans

The two-hour documentary August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand  premiers on PBS’s American Masters series on February 20, 2015.

Posted: February 19, 2015
Generoso Pope (right), an Italian-American businessman and newspaper publisher,
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La Dolce Vita Americano? Watch and Decide

The Italian Americans, a two-part, four-hour NEH-funded documentary about the Italian experience in America, premiered on PBS on February 17, 2015.

Posted: February 18, 2015
Composite of Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Teddy Roosevelt
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Teddy, Franklin, and Eleanor: More Than Just Politics

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History film series

Posted: November 18, 2014
James McNeill Whistler, “Nocturne in Black and Gold, the Falling Rocket,” 1875,
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Flinging a Pot of Paint: James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

Cast your vote. Was the judgement in Whistler's trial a fair one?

Posted: August 25, 2014
Dorothea Lange, 1936
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Dorothea Lange: Photographing America

The new NEH-supported documentary Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning examines the life and work of the acclaimed American photographer.

Posted: August 15, 2014
Normandy, France, June 6, 1944. National Archives.
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Remembering D-Day: The Humanities and the Experience of War

Experience the lives of ordinary Americans during an extraordinary time

Posted: June 5, 2014
14-year-old apprentice Nat Wheeler in Mission 1: “For Crown or Colony?”
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More Prizes for Mission US

Gamers Go for Mission US

Posted: May 20, 2014
Matson Collection at the Library of Congress
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Bridging Cultures through Film

1913: Seeds of Conflict

Posted: February 7, 2014
Marcel Duchamp (French, 1887-1968), Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 2), 1912.
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The Armory Show at 100

Art History Repeats Itself

Posted: February 3, 2014
Superman, 1941
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Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle

Zap! Pow! Kazam!: The Creation and Evolution of American Superheroes

Posted: October 19, 2013