Multimedia

The Age of Reagan

These videos and podcasts by eminent scholars, master teachers, and other speakers open a variety of ways to explore American history. The presentations range from two- or three-minute interview clips to hour-long lectures. Whether you watch them in class, assign them to your students for homework, or download them to your iPod for a long road trip, each one can give you new insight into the past.

The End of the Cold War

Speaker(s): Thomas Blanton Duration: 41 minutes 51 seconds

Multimedia from Other Sub-Eras

America at the End of the 20th Century, Part 1

Speaker(s): James T. Patterson Duration: 33 minutes 43 seconds

Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock 'n' Roll

Speaker(s): Marc Dolan Duration: 4 minutes 48 seconds

Defining the Twentieth Century

Speaker(s): Edward L. Ayers Duration: 57 minutes 58 seconds

Economic and Financial Crises in American History

Speaker(s): Richard Sylla Duration: 1 hour 29 minutes 20 seconds

Economic and Financial Crises in American History Day 3

Speaker(s): Richard Sylla Duration: 0 seconds

Economic and Financial Crises in American History Day 5

Speaker(s): Richard Sylla Duration: 0 seconds

Economic and Financial Crises in American History, Part 1

Speaker(s): Richard Sylla Duration: 1 hour 31 minutes 17 seconds

How did war shape the twentieth century?

Speaker(s): Jennifer D. Keene Duration: 49 seconds

Nixon, Executive Power, and the Constitution

Speaker(s): R. B. Bernstein Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes 21 seconds

Race and Renaissance: African Americans in Pittsburgh Since World War II

Speaker(s): Joseph W. Trotter Duration: 17 minutes 14 seconds

The Changing Face of the Supreme Court in American History

Speaker(s): A. E. Dick Howard Duration: 46 minutes 36 seconds

The Origins of the Cold War

Speaker(s): John Lewis Gaddis Duration: 58 minutes 10 seconds

What are the legacies of the civil rights movement?

Speaker(s): Jacquelyn Dowd Hall Duration: 3 minutes 19 seconds