Media Resources

EDSITEment provides access to NEH-funded media resources including videos, podcasts, lectures, interactives for the classroom, and film projects. Each resource includes questions to prompt analysis, connections to other NEH-related resources, and links to related EDSITEment lessons and materials.

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Constitution Day

Celebrating the day the United States Constitution was signed, on September 17, 1787, and sent to the individual states for debate and ratification.

Coming of the American Revolution

By investigating the lives and events recorded in newspapers, official documents, and personal correspondence from this collection, students will immerse themselves in the past and discover the fears, friction, and turmoil that shaped these tumultuous times.

The Black Archives of Mid-America

The Black Archives of Mid-America, located in Kansas City, Missouri, was founded by Horace Peterson III in 1974. Today, the Black Archives houses some of the most important sources related to the history of people of African descent in Kansas City and beyond, including oral histories with civil rights activists, the original document freeing slaves in Missouri, the personal papers of prominent African American figures, and an extensive collection of historical photographs.

In the Field: Supreme Court Historical Society

Professor James O'Hara, a Trustee of the Supreme Court Historical Society, discusses an NEH-funded project to digitize the Society's library of rare, out-of-print, and fragile books about Supreme Court justices from the Washington administration to today.

BackStory: You've Come A Long Way—A History of Women in Politics

This episode of BackStory examines how women have influenced politics in the United States. From bread riots during the Civil War to the suffrage movement to campaigns for the Presidency of the United States, women have organized, marched, petitioned, and brought about change through grassroots movements and from within institutions of power. 

2012 Jefferson Lecture: Wendell Berry

Wendell Berry delivered the 2012 Jefferson Lecture on April 23, 2012. He speaks of the importance of place in cultivating responsible relationships to the world: only if we are able to imagine our places in the world can we feel affection for those places, for the world, and so begin to create the "possibility of a neighborly, kind, and conserving economy."

American Icons: The Great Gatsby

This NEH-funded podcast from Public Radio International explores The Great Gatsby in conversation with actors, scholars, and writers.