Abraham Lincoln - February 12

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Monday, February 12, 2024

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Black History Month Resource of the Day: Marian Anderson

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Abraham Lincoln




  • Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra - George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue - LISTEN

THEME:  Abraham Lincoln

  • Grades 4-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Abraham Lincoln - 60-Second Presidents (Available in Spanish) (1:11) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 4-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Looking for Lincoln - Abraham Lincoln's Words (0:44) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 4-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Looking for Lincoln - Quoting Abraham Lincoln (1:09)- VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 4-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Looking for Lincoln - Abraham Lincoln, Attorney at Law (1:44) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - National Archives - Abraham Lincoln Takes a National Role Media Gallery - VIEW and READ
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia -Teaching with Primary Sources - Abraham Lincoln Speaks - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia -The Civil War - Abraham Lincoln: Political & Family Photographs - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - White House Lectures: Abraham Lincoln (57:37) - VIEW


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GOSPEL - The Gospel Chain/The Golden Age of Gospel
Monday, 2/12 from 9-11 pm NHPBS
GOSPEL, the latest history series from Henry Louis Gates, Jr., digs deep into the origin story of Black spirituality through sermon and song. GOSPEL Streaming Video

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NEXT AT THE KENNEDY CENTER - Continuum: Jason Moran & Christian McBride
Monday, 2/12 from 2-3 pm NH EXPLORE
Music icons Jason Moran and Christian McBride collaborate for an electrifying jazz performance at the Kennedy Center. They share stories about their legendary teachers and introduce us to their remarkable proteges. NEXT AT THE KENNEDY CENTER Streaming Video

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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - The Blinding of Isaac Woodard
Monday, 2/12 from 3-5 pm NH WORLD
Discover the 1946 incident of racial violence by police that led to the racial awakening of President Harry Truman and set the stage for the landmark 1954 Supreme Court Brown v. Board of Education decision, jump-starting the civil rights movement. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - The Blinding of Isaac Woodard Streaming Video

AMERICAN STORIES - Pullman and the Railroad Rebellion

Monday, 2/12 from 7-8 pm NH WORLD
In 1864, the powerful industrialist and engineer George Pullman brought luxury to overnight train travel with his revolutionary sleeping cars. Passengers aboard these rail cars were served by former slaves who became known as Pullman Porters and Maids. Pullman soon established a company town for employees on Chicago's South Side, giving him complete autonomy over every aspect of their lives. AMERICAN STORIES - Pullman and the Railroad Rebellion Streaming Video

Monday, 2/12 from 8-9 pm NH WORLD
The Niagara Movement: The Early Battle for Civil Rights explores Black intellectual society at the turn of the century, a class rarely presented. It examines the heated debate among Black elite on how to best uplift the race. It captures the conflict between Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. DuBois who found themselves on opposite sides of how to secure equality for their community. NIAGARA MOVEMENT Streaming Video

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