John Sexton discusses the ideas of pluralism and diversity of faith.
In this clip from American Creed, Marine Corps veteran Tegan Griffith responds to the question, “What does it mean to be American?” and shares the responsibility that she feels comes with her American identity.
Students from Another Course to College, a high school located in Brighton, MA, interview Albie Sachs about ideas of community and exercising the right to vote in post-Apartheid South Africa, as well as the importance of voting in general.
A massive wave of German and Irish immigration turned the New York into one of the world’s most complex urban environments. Episode Two reveals how the city’s artists, innovators and leaders grappled with the city’s growing conflicts.
Martha Minow speaks about the unique role protection of religious liberty plays in American democracy.
Tells the story of Albie Sachs, a lawyer, writer, art lover and freedom fighter, set against the dramatic events leading to the overthrow of the apartheid regime in South Africa. This version was created for use by Facing History and Ourselves.
A history class in Newton, MA looks at Washington's 1790 Letter to the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, and its meaning today.