Category Archives: U.S. history

Educator Voice: How to discuss the Equal Rights Amendment with students

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  If you would like to sign up for NewsHour EXTRA’s Educator Zooms, click here. PBS NewsHour EXTRA held a conversation on the Equal Rights…read more

Educator Voice: Jackie Robinson and the perils of freezing superheroes in time

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Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers, posed and ready to swing in 1954. Photo by Bob Sandberg via Library of Congress (L). Robinson and his…read more

“Strongman” author Kenneth C. Davis on how democracies fall and teaching the Capitol insurrection

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Kenneth C. Davis/Photo by Nina Subin   In this NewsHour EXTRA Educator Zoom, historian Kenneth C. Davis and author of “Strongman: The Rise of Five…read more

Educator Voice: Voices on teaching the insurrection at the Capitol

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PBS NewsHour EXTRA held a Zoom with educators, staff and students, on Jan. 7, just one day after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol building.…read more

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