Spinach, Gerrymandering, and Robert Frost - March 26

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Sunday, March 26, 2023

Today is Live Long And Prosper Day, National Spinach Day, Make Up Your Own Holiday Day, and National Nougat Day.

Women's History Month Resource of the Day

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Spinach, Gerrymandering, and Robert Frost


  • 1169 - Saladin becomes the emir of Egypt.
  • 1484 - William Caxton prints his translation of Aesop's Fables.
  • 1812 - A political cartoon in the Boston Gazette coins the term "gerrymander" to describe oddly shaped electoral districts.
  • 1971 - East Pakistan declares its independence from Pakistan to form Bangladesh.
  • 1979 - The Camp David Peace Accords are signed by Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat at the White House.



  • Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out - LISTEN
  • Aerosmith - Dream On - LISTEN


  • Grades 4-8 - PBS LearningMedia - Glowing Spinach (3:04) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Hydroponic Spinach  (5:32) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS Food - Spinach Recipes - READ and DO


  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - PBS NewsHour - Gerrymandering and Partisan Politics in the U.S. (10:33) - VIEW, READ, and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Above the Noise - Gerrymandering: Is Geometry Silencing Your Vote? (5:17) - VIEW, READ and DO
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - Crash Course Government and Politics - Gerrymandering (7:54) - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Socal Connected - Divide and Conquer (25:30) - VIEW
  • Grades 10-12 - PBS LearningMedia - GerryRIGGED: Turning Democracy on Its Head (57:24) - VIEW, READ and DO

THEME:  Robert Frost

  • Grades K-12 - Robert Frost Farm - Teacher's Resources - READ and DO
  • Grades K- 6 - Robert Frost Farm - Kids' Page - READ and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - Poetry Foundation - Robert Frost - READ
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Poems from the Field: Harvest (5:28)-  VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Poetry In America - Mending Wall by Robert Frost (25:21) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - Academy of American Poets - Robert Frost - READ
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Appraisal: Robert Frost Inscribed Books (1:37) - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - Annenberg Learner - Voices and Visions - Robert Frost (58:53) - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NEWSHOUR - What We’ve Gotten Wrong About this Robert Frost Classic (5:21) - VIEW


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Sunday, 3/26 from 7-7:30 pm NH WORLD
Award-winning historian and former war refugee Lien-Hang T. Nguyen draws on her personal and professional journey in a discussion on the contested history of the war in Vietnam, visiting new historical terrain that continues to elicit national debate, deep soul-searching, and purported lessons for America's role overseas. HISTORY WITH DAVID RUBENSTEIN Streaming Video

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