DePaul University professor Mark Pohlad teaches a class on how President Abraham Lincoln is represented in art and photographs. He describes how images reached different audiences. Newspaper engravings, for example, were more widely circulated than a single painting or photograph.
Historians and university leaders discuss free speech and academic freedom on college campuses and the responsibility of administrators, faculty and students when sharing ideas. They also talk about how social media has changed the nature of discourse in university settings. This was recorded at the 2018 American Historical Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
Reel America®: "Drug Abuse: Meeting the Challenge" (1987)
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The National Institute on Drug Abuse produced this 1987 film to highlight recent findings regarding the causes, treatment and prevention of drug abuse. The institute was established in 1974 to use science and research to better understand drug abuse and addiction.
Every weekend on C-SPAN3: 48 hours of people and events that document the American story. Hear from eyewitnesses to history. Come along with our cameras to museums and historic sites. Watch archival speeches from former presidents and other national leaders. We'll take you to the classrooms of leading history professors and to lectures and symposiums featuring prominent historians.