Scholars describe the persistence of antisemitism in Europe from the Enlightenment through World War I and explain how new social, political, and pseudo-scientific justifications were created to perpetuate old prejudices.
Jonathan Petropoulos discusses the importance of the German 1937 Degenerate Art exhibit.
This program recalls how massive immigration, child labor laws, and the explosive growth of cities fueled school attendance and transformed public education.
This film reconstructs the events that led to the climax of the Civil Rights Movement.
Holocaust survivor, artist, poet, Ava Kadishson Schieber speaks to students about how she survived the war by leaving her family and hiding on a farm. She answers students questions about her survival, her faith, and her education.
Dr. Victoria Barnett speaks about German pastor and Nazi opponent Martin Niemoeller.
The granddaughter of Holocaust survivors reflects on her path from a young girl curious about the tattoo on her grandfather’s arm to an adult with a deep sense of obligation to share her grandparents’ stories with the world.
Author Wes Moore challenges young people to be leaders.
The first of a 3-part series explores the early years of Chinese immigration to the U.S.
The third of a 3-part series explores the immigration laws of 1965, and intimate portraits of the new Chinese Americans
The second of a 3-part series explores the impact of the Chinese Exclusion Act