Thursday, October 23, 2008

History Thursday 102308

Practicing Politics Just Like the Big Boys (and Girls) By SUSAN DOMINUS, NYTimes
A new documentary tracked the campaign for student union president at Stuyvesant High School, and found some seeming similarities with national politics.

Two Generals, Still Maneuvering
“Grant and Lee in War and Peace,” which opens on Friday at the New-York Historical Society, is a rejiggering of an exhibition mounted last year by the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond, where it was called “Lee and Grant.” Slide Show: Grant and Lee in War and Peace

National Constitution Center: We the People Stories
Podcasts of speeches related to US History & Politics.
The Teaching Company: History
One of my favorite ways to study history is to listen to lectures from The Teaching Company. Checkout their online catalog, then order the tapes/cds/dvds from your local libary--they're great!

The History Channel: US History Videos
Checkout their online catalog, then order the tapes/dvds per historical period from your local libary--they're great!

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