Media Log: A Guide to Film, Television, and Radio Programs Supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities

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The Endowment, 1987 - Audiotapes - 183 pages
 

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Page ii - Endowment, the humanities include, but are not limited to, the following fields: history, philosophy, languages, literature, linguistics, archaeology, jurisprudence, history and criticism of the arts, ethics, comparative religion, and those aspects of the social sciences employing historical or philosophical approaches.
Page 158 - We hold these truths to be self-evident, that, whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends" (life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness), "it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it...
Page ii - According to the agency's authorizing legislation, the term "humanities" includes, but is not limited to, the study of the following: language, both modern and classical; linguistics; literature; history; jurisprudence; philosophy...
Page 5 - John M. Olin Professor of Jurisprudence and Public Policy at Fordham University Law School; and Robert A.
Page ii - ... makes grants to individuals, groups, or institutions — schools, colleges, universities, museums, public television stations, libraries, public agencies, and nonprofit private groups — to increase understanding and appreciation of the humanities. Its grantmaking is conducted through five operating divisions — Education Programs, Fellowships and Seminars, General Programs, Research Programs, and State Programs — and two offices — Challenge Grants and Preservation.
Page x - Industry, the Museum of the City of New York, the American Museum of Natural History, the New York Historical Society, the Planetarium and a World's Fair within city limits.
Page i - Congress authorized and encouraged the Endowment to foster public understanding and appreciation of the humanities in the belief that the well-being of a democratic society depends upon a shared understanding among its citizens of their cultural heritage and upon the intellectual vitality of public discourse.
Page 144 - A Raisin in the Sun, The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, and Les Blancs, one can see Hansberry's devotion to the principles that she valued in O'Casey.
Page 19 - National Council on the Aging, inc., 600 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20024, (202)479-1200.
Page 145 - Crossing Brooklyn Ferry," "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking...

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