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"Reporting America at War"

The NEH-funded film by Stephen Ives, Reporting America at War, explores the role of American journalists from San Juan Hill to the Persian Gulf in a three-hour documentary that tells the dramatic and often surprising stories of the reporters who wrote the news from the battlefield.

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Standing Together: The Humanities and the Experience of War

Standing Together is an NEH initiative to promote understanding of the military experience and to support returning veterans through films, literature, drama, discussion, and more.

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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Ken Burns’s new seven-part PBS series chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor: three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. Premieres September 14.

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How Teachers Can Make the Most of The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Ken Burns’ seven-part, fourteen hour film The Roosevelts: An Intimate History illuminates over 100 years of American history as the country transitions between “politics as usual” and reform, isolation and internationalism, a laissez faire economy and government regulation, and international war and peace.

September—Back to Work, Back to School, Back to Books

Common Core Lessons and Related Resources for Back to School 2014

Annual feature detailing resources teachers may find useful as school resumes. For this 2104 listing, EDSITEment has framed new resources aligned to respond to the Common Core State Standards including a number of exemplars.

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Lyndon Baines Johnson, 37th President of the United States, born

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