Louisa May Alcott - November 29

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Today is Giving Tuesday, Square Dancing Day, and National Lemon Creme Pie Day.

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Louisa May Alcott


  • 1963 - Lyndon B. Johnson establishes the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
  • 1963 -  "I Want to Hold Your Hand" is released by the Beatles.
  • 1972 - Atari releases the video game, Pong.



  • Beatles - I Want to Hold Your Hand - LISTEN

THEME:  Louisa May Alcott

  • Grades 5-12 - Masterpiece - Little Woman - VIEW
  • Grades 6-9 - PBS LearningMedia - American Masters - Louisa May Alcott: Becoming a Writer (1:36) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-9 - PBS LearningMedia - American Masters - Louisa May Alcott: An Iconic Character (2:29) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-9 - PBS LearningMedia - American Masters - Louisa May Alcott: Defying Convention (2:58) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - American Masters - Louisa May Alcott: Transcendentalism (4:00) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - American Masters - Louisa May Alcott: The Civil War (4:34) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - The House of Little Women (1:59) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - The Real Jo March (1:34) -VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Greta Gerwig Discusses Her Adaptation of "Little Women" (19:07) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NewsHour - The Historic Real-life House That Inspired 'Little Women' (6:23) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - The Great American Read - Little Women (3:27) -VIEW
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - It's Lit - Why We Still Love Little Women, 150 Years Later (9:37) - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Almanac - What Killed the Author of Little Women? (4:48) - VIEW


NHPBS EXPLORE - 11.2 Comcast (801) More Options

GREAT PERFORMANCES - Broadway Musical: a Broadway Legacy
Monday, 11/28 from 2-4 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Explore the role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the American musical. Narrated by Joel Grey and featuring the classic shows of Irving Berlin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lerner & Loewe, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim and more. GREAT PERFORMANCES Streaming

NH WORLD - 1.3 Comcast (965) More Options

NATURE - Equus: The Story of the Horse: Origins
Monday, 11/28 from 8-9:30 am NH WORLD
Travel around the world with anthropologist Niobe Thompson to uncover the history of mankind's relationship with the horse. Discover the habits and biology of these majestic animals and ride along with the world's last nomadic tribes. NATURE Streaming Video

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