378Jun 25, 2012
The Founding of the National Academy of Science
A look at the development of a national science infrastructure in America. In this discussion held at the Library of Congress, panelists talk about the establishment of the National Academy of ...
326Jun 25, 2012
The Morrill Act of 1862 and Land-Grant Universities
A look at The Morrill Act and its effect on the system of higher education. Panelists include five Presidents from different colleges and universities across the country. They speak on the ...
111Oct 17, 2007
Medal of Philanthropy Presentation
With Tom Brokaw serving as master of ceremonies, Vartan Gregorian presented the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy to the Heinz Family, the Mellon Family, the Tata Family of India, and industrialist Eli ...
52Aug 15, 2005
Teacher Education and Preparation Programs
Participants talked about the quality of teacher education and training programs, preparing teachers to better educate students, and various resources available to schools and education districts.
22Jun 19, 1989
Education in Early Adolescence, Part 2
21Jun 19, 1989
Education in Early Adolescence, Part 1
20Jun 19, 1989
Education in America in the 21st Century
The first panel is titled “Youth Service: Democratic Values & Emerging Opportunities” and includes Sen. Nunn, who introduced legislation requiring mandatory national service for ...