Find videos pertaining to the letters exchanged between George Washington and the Hebrew congregation of Newport, Rhode Island.
In this video, Dr. Paul Bookbinder gives an overview of the Nuremberg trials.
Professor Paul Bookbinder describes the “noble experiment” of democracy in the Weimar Republic.
History teacher Brittany Burns' class at Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough, Massachusetts, studies the fall of Weimar Germany.
Alfons Heck recalls how he became a high-ranking member of the Hitler Youth. He talks about the importance of peer pressure and propaganda to Hitler's ability to recruit eight million German children to participate in the "war effort."
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.
Novelists and Southerners discuss Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird and the bravery of the novel for addressing issues of segregation and racism in the South.