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Speaking Up Against Cuts to the NEH

Earlier this year the Administration released an FY2018 budget blueprint that called for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), along with other cultural agencies, including the National Endowment for the Arts, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the Institute of Museums and Libraries. These agencies make up less than .02 …

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PBS Announces Broadcast Premiere of “The Vietnam War”

Supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities’ (NEH) Division of Public Programs, Ken Burns and Lyn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR, a 10-part, 18-hour documentary will premiere nationwide on Public Broadcast Service stations (PBS) September 17, 2017. On September 17, concurrent with the broadcast premiere, the first five episodes of THE VIETNAM …

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Map of America Through Literature

Map of American Through Literature

This is a map of what I read, what changed my life; from the time I was three until yesterday, when I added one more book.” – Susan Straight Our dear friend and We Are the Humanities participant, author Susan Straight put together a map of America through her favorite books set …

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