Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA Spotlight: The Kennedy Era

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University offer a Master of Arts in American History through online courses for K–12 teachers. Applications are now open. Click here to apply. Course Spotlight: The Kennedy Era with Professor Barbara Perry, Gerald L. Baliles Professor and Director of Presidential Studies at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center More than fifty years after its tragic end, the presidency of John F.

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The National History Teacher of the Year 2018 is Joe Welch

Meet Joseph Welch, 2018 National History Teacher of the YearJoseph Welch is a seventh and eighth grade social studies teacher at North Hills Middle School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has been the curriculum chair and project advisor for Project Connect 1:1 Initiative, a sponsor of the National History Day Program for Regional Students, and the director of the North Hills DC Trip Program. What was your initial reaction upon hearing that you were the national winner? I was shocked to be honest. My hands were shaking.
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Civil Rights Leader C. Herbert Oliver Recalls His Report on the Bombing of Birmingham’s Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in 1963

Just five days after the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama on September 15, 1963, the Reverend C. Herbert Oliver wrote a report on Birmingham in the form of a letter, circulated nationwide on behalf of the Inter-Citizens Committee, in which he documented the violence that was consuming the city.   The Gilder Lehrman Collection recently acquired an original copy of the Reverend Oliver’s letter. Oliver, who now lives in Brooklyn, kindly agreed to an interview at the Collection, which included a special viewing of his letter. 
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Gilder Lehrman Resources for Hispanic Heritage Month

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Introducing Christopher Raso, the 2018 Arizona History Teacher of the Year

Christopher Raso  Arizona History Teacher of the Year Award Winner 
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Introducing Lem Wheeles, the 2018 Alaska History Teacher of the Year

Lem Wheeles  Alaska History Teacher of the Year Award Winner 
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September 8 in the Gilder Lehrman Collection: Ford Pardons Nixon

Pardoning a President
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Recent Press Mentions

The Gilder Lehrman Institute in Philanthropy Magazine

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Richard Gilder (left) and Lewis Lehrman (right) speak with students at Notre Dame Preparatory Academy.The July 2018 issue of

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The Hamilton Education Program in Education Dive

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In an article published today on Education Dive, Urban Assembly Media High School student Yadry Monsanto discusses her Hamilton Education Program experience on April 25, 2018: 

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Lewis E. Lehrman's Lincoln and Churchill: Statesmen at War

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We are pleased to announce the latest publication by Lewis E. Lehrman, the co-founder of the Gilder Lehrman Institute, a renowned historian, and a National Humanities Medal winner. Lincoln & Churchill: Statesmen at War, provides a new perspective on two of the greatest English-speaking statesmen and their remarkable leadership in wars of national survival. In the first book-length comparison of these two renowned war leaders, Mr.

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