Video and Multimedia

Explore the video and multimedia resources for further exploration of topics.

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  • LBJ’s War on Poverty 
    President Lyndon B. Johnson declares War on Poverty during his State of the Union Address.


  • Hull House Closes 
    Hull House staffers react with surprise to the closing of the legendary agency in 2012.
  • What’s Next for the Affordable Care Act 
    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.


  • The ACA Explained 
    A wide variety of articles aimed at explaining the nuances of the Affordable Care Act.
  • Conservative/Liberal Continuum Quiz 
    A quiz that can help your students find where they land on the conservative–liberal continuum.
  • NAACP History
    A look at the century-plus history of the NAACP, from W.E.B. Du Bois to Benjamin Todd Jealous.