Filter by

Bruce Cole

Sorted by Most Recent Airing

Showing 1 - 9 of 9
  • [alt text]

    Government Shutdown and the National Park Service

    Panelists talked about the impact or the government shutdown on the National Park Service.

    278 views
  • [alt text]

    Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Proposal

    Two granddaughters of Dwight D. Eisenhower voiced their opposition this week to the proposed design of a memorial honoring the 34th president of the United States. They appeared before…

    467 views
  • [alt text]

    Arts and Humanities Medals

    President Bush and the first lady presented the 2008 National Medals of Arts and National Humanities Medals at a ceremony in the East Room of the White House.  Medals were given to…

    508 views
  • [alt text]

    Q&A with Bruce Cole

    Bruce Cole talked about a program called “Picturing America.” The project’s goal is to distribute 40 large reproductions of art as a tool for teaching history and…

    269 views
  • [alt text]

    Digitizing Newspapers and Historic Preservation

    Mr. Cole spoke about an effort to digitize U.S. newspapers. The project, a collaborative effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, will…

    28 views
  • [alt text]

    Lincoln Presidency

    Mr. Cole read a message from President George W. Bush, followed by a brief video and reading commemoration of President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. A medal was presented…

    66 views
  • [alt text]

    We the People Bookshelf Announcement

    The National Endowment for the Humanities issued a new list of recommended books for young readers (K-12) on the theme of “courage” as part of the Endowment’s We the…

    79 views
  • [alt text]

    History and Civics Education

    Mr. Cole talked about the National Endowment for the Humanities' participation in the White House’s “We the People” program to improve the teaching of history and…

    37 views
  • [alt text]

    Thomas Jefferson and the Trials of Phillis Wheatley

    Mr. Gates talked about Thomas Jefferson’s reactions to the poetry of a Boston slave girl. Among the topics he addressed were controversy over the originality of the poems,…

    947 views