August 2013

NEH Connections


50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 demonstrators took part in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. During this event, Martin Luther King delivered his memorable “I have a dream” speech. Read more »


Pursuit to Preservation

Trace humankind's evolving relationship with the whale: as a source of survival and symbolic power, through its commercial exploitation, to early scientific inquiry and contemporary methods of study. Read more »