Introducing the latest series from our creative corps!
AMERICA IN THE 20TH CENTURY is our flagship series, completely updated and remastered in sparkling HD VIDEO for 2020!
THE BIG PICTURE is seminal events that created change, sparked movements, and influenced the course of events that followed. It's top-notch history in bite-sized portions—edgy and inspiring and created for today's most critical audiences.
HISTORY BEHIND THE HEADLINES delivers the history behind today's most news-worthy people, issue, and events. It's historical context to help students make sense of the world around them.
The Streaming Room™ is our members-only premium content portal. It provides instant access to a remarkable collection of award-winning video programs—more than fifteen hours of standards-based content—plus creative sound galleries, interactive timelines, primary source media, comprehensive ancillaries, and more.
Choose from monthly, annual, and one-month subscription options—or get a one-day guest pass. We even offer free trials to teachers and other education professionals.
America in the 20th Century REDUX
We’re super-excited to announce a refresh of our award-winning late US history survey, America in the 20th Century. The updated programs will feature entirely new graphics and visuals, updated in bright and brilliant High Definition Video (1080p). We’ve just released the first three installments in the revised series. Preview them here—or visit the Streaming Room™ to view
Bloody Selma: A Watershed Moment in the Civil Rights Movement
In 1965 a series of events in Alabama inspired a watershed moment in the Civil Rights Movement, the historic march from Selma to Montgomery. Early in the year, civil rights activists launched a voter-registration campaign in Selma, where fewer than 1% of eligible blacks were registered to vote. They were confronted by Dallas County sheriff,
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State of the Union
The US President’s State of the Union address has a long and intriguing history. When George Washington delivered the first “annual message to Congress”—as it was known in his day—in January 1790, he was fulfilling his Constitutional duty. Article II. Section. 3. of the nation’s founding document states: [The President] shall from time to time