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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 beaches of Normandy, from the jungles of Vietnam to the Persian Gulf in a the three-hour documentary.

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks dies

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Alaska History and Cultural Studies

Alaska's History and Cultural Studies provides students, teachers and others access to a rich source of facts and viewpoints about Alaska and its history. Six units cover important themes and historical periods with stories of the people, photographs, maps, oral history, letters, and other primary resources.

Senator John F. Kennedy proposes formation of Peace Corps

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Martin Luther King, Jr. wins Nobel Peace Prize

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Chiang Kai-shek takes oath of office as Chinese president

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American novelist Truman Capote born

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Little Rock Central High integrated

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Picturing America on Screen

Picturing America on Screen is an NEH-funded documentary film project produced by Channel 13, WNET, New York. A group of 25 films created by 9 talented directors presents a sampling of Picturing American art ranging from the mystery and beauty of Anasazi pottery to the sculptural poetry of contemporary artist Martin Puryear.

Communist Chinese leader Mao Zedong dies

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