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President Obama honors 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO At the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, four presidents and prominent civil rights advocates recently gathered to celebrate the 50th…read more

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The Holocaust: assessing responsibility and conscience

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By Paul Wieser and Syd Golston Introduction Students will learn about the pressures of society and the struggles of conscience that operated during the Holocaust…read more

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Is Putin repeating history in Crimea?

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO There’s the old saying that those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it. In light of the current events in Crimea,…read more

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“Well-behaved women seldom make history”

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer and Elizabeth Jones, PBS NewsHour Production Assistant Introduction Since Harvard professor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich coined the…read more

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Seven Deadly Sins Art Scavenger Hunt

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer  Introduction Each year the festival of Mardis Gras is celebrated on the Tuesday before the Christian…read more

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