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Lesson Plan: The power of photographs from Vietnam to the border crisis

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Use this PBS NewsHour Extra lesson plan to understand the power of photographs and the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Continue reading

Stories from WWII veterans on D-Day’s 75th anniversary

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Learn about D-Day with your students using this PBS NewsHour lesson plan. Continue reading

Virginia Beach and gun violence through a media literacy lens

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Learn how the media covers stories about gun violence, including the Virginia Beach shooting. Continue reading

Why ‘Happy Memorial Day’ is painful for some families

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Learn more about Memorial Day and groups like TAPS who help families of fallen servicemembers. Continue reading

Study guide: Alabama and Missouri pass laws restricting access to abortion

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Use this NewsHour lesson with your students to learn more about the recent wave of state laws restricting abortion. Continue reading

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