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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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Jazz Appreciation Month 2016: Benny Carter and Democracy

Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) was created by the National Museum of American History in 2002 to celebrate the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz. Each year the museum picks a major musician to commemorate.

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Tupperware!

Using interviews with Tupperware executives and dealers from the early days and wonderful, little-seen footage of Tupperware Jubilees, this funny, probing American Experience documentary and its supplementary website examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.

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"Last Days in Vietnam"

From American Experience, a film about the desperate attempt by heroic Americans to save as many people as possible at the 11th hour. Also on iTunes.

President George W. Bush declares war on terrorism

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President Barack Obama gives commendment address at Notre Dame University

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Malcolm X, African American activist, born

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