Multimedia

World War I

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.

Multimedia from Other Sub-Eras

A Life in the Twentieth Century: Innocent Beginnings, 1917–1950

Speaker(s): Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Duration: 57 minutes 12 seconds

America between the Wars, 1917–1940, Part 1

Speaker(s): Michael Kazin Duration: 55 minutes 15 seconds

America between the Wars, 1917–1940, Part 2

Speaker(s): Michael Kazin Duration: 55 minutes 28 seconds

Defining the Twentieth Century

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

How did war shape the twentieth century?

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

Lincoln, Civil Liberties, and the Constitution

Speaker(s): Mark Neely Duration: 28 minute