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“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 these NewsHour educator Zooms, historian Kenneth C. Davis and author of “Strongman: The Rise of Five Dictators…read more

Daily News Lesson: The House impeaches President Trump for a second time

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Discuss what’s expected from the second impeachment of President Trump. Continue reading

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

Daily News Lesson: Capitol attack forces reckoning with radical, right-wing political factions

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Discuss why extremist violence is a threat and what’s being done to counter it. Continue reading

Classroom resource: Dr. Yohuru Williams on using history to teach the Capitol Riots

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In this NewsHour lesson, Dr. Yohuru Williams delves into the historical context of the riot in Washington D.C. Continue reading

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