A short film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron, 2081 depicts a dystopian future in which, thanks to the 212th Amendment to the Constitution and the unceasing vigilance of the United States Handicapper General.
Jonathan Petropoulos discusses the importance of the German 1937 Degenerate Art exhibit.
Students discuss their ancestral identities and what "Becoming American" means to them.
This documentary looks at the struggles of Holocaust victims through their own eyes.
Elaine Pagels, Professor of Religion at Princeton University,explains that many interpretations of evil throughout history are inspired by the Book of Revelation.
Novelists, as well as the actress Mary Badham, who played To Kill a Mockingbird's narrator, Scout, reflect on this character and the ways in which she addresses issues of gender, race relations, and growing up in the South.
James McBride and Rick Bragg read passages from To Kill a Mockingbird on how historical realities of Southern life affect the characters in the novel.
Oprah Winfrey, Tom Brokaw, and others recall their memories and impressions from reading To Kill a Mockingbird for the first time.