Video and Multimedia

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Video Clips

  • Profile of JaneAddams 
    A brief look at the life of the Hull House founder and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
  • LBJ’s War on Poverty 
    President Lyndon B. Johnson declares War on Poverty during his State of the Union Address.

Audio Clips

  • Hull House Closes 
    Hull House staffers react with surprise to the closing of the legendary agency in 2012.
  • Will the Affordable Care Act Get More Popular? 
    Melissa Block speaks with political scientist Lawrence Jacobs of the University of Minnesota about the history of public opinion toward the extension of government social programs including Social Security and Medicare.