Media Resources

EDSITEment provides access to NEH-funded media resources including videos, podcasts, lectures, interactives for the classroom, and film projects. Each resource includes questions to prompt analysis, connections to other NEH-related resources, and links to related EDSITEment lessons and materials.

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Constitution Day

Celebrating the day the United States Constitution was signed, on September 17, 1787, and sent to the individual states for debate and ratification.

Remembering Fela

Afropop Worldwide discusses the music and legacy of Nigerian artist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, a founder of the Afrobeat music style. Fela was known for his non-conformist style, both musically and in life. Much of his music critiques the Nigerian state and the aftermath of British colonialism; as a consequence, Fela was the victim of great violence at the hands of police and military. Fela continued to level criticisms at corruption and brutality in the government until the end of his life. He died from complications of AIDS in 1997.

BackStory: Blackstory

In this episode of BackStory, listen to a compilation of some of the show's coverage of Black history, created in honor of Black History Month.

Picturing America: Bierstadt & Diebenkorn

Though Albert Bierstadt and Richard Diebenkorn created these paintings almost 100 years apart, they create a similar sensation of pilgrimage and uplift. Both painted scenes from the West Coast and worked extensively with light to draw viewers into the painting and move their gaze through it. Learn more with Picturing America.

Picturing America: Wyeth & Rockwell

Learn more about N.C. Wyeth's cover illustration for The Last of the Mohicans and Norman Rockwell's painting, "The Freedom of Speech" in this Picturing America video.