C-SPAN3’s American History TV aired two National History Center programs the weekend of February 8 and 9, 2014.
Jackie Jones’ talk on the myth of race and its political uses appeared Sunday, February 9, at 9:30 am, 8:30 pm, and 11:30 pm, ET. Prof. Jones originally gave this presentation to the Washington History Seminar on December 9.
“The Art & Craft of the Obituary,” with Adam Clymer, formerly the chief Washington correspondent of the New York Times; Adam Bernstein, news obituaries editor at the Washington Post; and journalism historian Janice Hume of the University of Georgia appeared Saturday, February 8, at 9:15 am and Sunday, February 9, at 4:15 pm, also ET. This session originated at the American Historical Association’s 2014 annual meeting in January. It is part of “Historians, Journalists, and the Challenges of Getting It Right,” an initiative of the AHA, the NHC, and two centers at USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism.
These and other NHC programs can be viewed 24/7 at C-SPAN’s online Video Library.