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By PBS NewsHour
When the death camps and ghettos of Europe were liberated at the end of World War II, a psychologist from Chicago visited former prisoners and recorded their interviews. Unheard for decades, a long-missing reel of songs has been rediscovered, offering…
A new photo exhibit captures a crucial period in the civil rights movement through the work of nine photographers. Special correspondent David C. Barnett of WVIZ/PBS Ideastream reports from the Maltz Museum in Cleveland.
By David Cutler
Editor’s note: Educators across the country have had to confront the rise in influence of “fake news” or online news hoaxes, particularly in the wake of the election when the phrase became a buzz word. How do we instill in…
By Julia Griffin
As we wait to hear Trump’s speech Friday, NewsHour has prepared a compilation of iconic and inspirational highlights from inaugural addresses past.
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, we visit the nation’s first lighthouse, which opened off Boston’s coast 300 years ago. Today, the lighthouse keeper is Sally Snowman, the first woman in a long list of caretakers. She describes…
By Dr. Howard Markel
Louis Pasteur was hard at work developing a rabies vaccine, using dogs as his experimental subjects. Up until now, however, he had not administered the vaccine to a human being.
By Kamala Kelkar
The celebrated American poet was not a fan of vegetarians.
With Hillary Clinton as front-runner for the Democratic nomination, the possibility of a female president is closer than ever. But Clinton is far from the first woman to shoot for the Oval Office. In her new book, “The Highest Glass…
The New York Times has begun to unpack never-before-seen photographs that help fill in a portrait of African-American history. Why did these images of historic moments and well-known figures go unpublished for so long? Hari Sreenivasan learns more from Rachel…
Millions of Americans who served during the Great War may soon be memorialized in the nation’s capital. The winning design by 25-year-old architect Joe Weishaar was selected from more than 360 proposals for the National World War I Memorial in…
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