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    Justice Breyer on the Relevance of Shakespeare

    Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer spoke to Michael Kahn, the Artistic Director at the Shakespeare…

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    Author Jeff Shaara

    This lesson is a collection of video clips featuring author Jeff Shaara. He discusses how he became…

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    Jeff Shaara: The Writing Process

    Author Jeff Shaara talks about his writing process in researching and developing his stories.

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    Jeff Shaara: Sources for Research

    Jeff Shaara talks about the value of the newspapers as he researched the Civil War era and the…

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    Jeff Shaara: Why He Wrote about the Civil War

    Author Jeff Shaara talks about his interest in writing about the Civil War and the impact his father…

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    Jeff Shaara: The Mexican American War

    Jeff Shaara talks about the parallels between the Mexican and the Vietnam Wars and how the U.S. expanded…

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    Jeff Shaara: Themes in His Stories

    Jeff Shaara talks about the themes of recurring characters, military politics, the role of Washington,…

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    What Is Historical Fiction?

    Author Jeff Shaara explains the meaning of historical fiction from his perspective of writing stories in…

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    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor: How Books Have Impacted Her Life

    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor talks about the significance of books throughout her life. Through…

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    The Civil War Through American Art and Literature

    Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in works such as…

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    Author Jacqueline Woodson

    This lesson is a collection of video clips featuring author Jacqueline Woodson. She discusses some…

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    Jacqueline Woodson: Melanin Sun

    Jacqueline Woodson talks about how she developed the character in this story looking through the lens of…

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    Jacqueline Woodson: Beneath a Meth Moon

    Jacqueline Woodson talks about the creation of this book and how she developed the story and characters.

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    Jacqueline Woodson: Setting

    Jacqueline Woodson discusses the importance of place in her books.

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    Jacqueline Woodson: Writing Style

    Jacqueline Woodson talks about poetry, audience, themes and issues that influence her writing.

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    Mary Wollstonecraft

    Author Claire Tomalin talks about Mary Wollstonecraft and some of her ideas regarding feminism in the…

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    Political Cartoons

    Politico cartoonist Matt Wuerker talks about the differences between a caricaturist and a political…

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    Life and Legacy of Frederick Douglass

    Museum curator for the National Capital Parks - East Ka’mal McClarin talked about the life and legacy…

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    The American Revolution and the Press

    Author Carol Sue Humphrey explored the importance of the press and its impact during the American…

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    The Osage Native Americans - Removal, Wealth, Murder

    Around the turn of the 20th Century, the Osage Native American tribe was driven from their land in…

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