The Gilded Age

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.

Creation of the Modern City

Speaker(s): Kenneth T. Jackson

Morgan: American Financier

Speaker(s): Jean Strouse

New Spirits: Americans in the Gilded Age

Speaker(s): James G. Basker, Rebecca Edwards