Do you like history? Need to write a history paper? Then our newest database, American History in Video, is just for you! Available from home 24/7, it offers:
- Hundreds of documentaries about American history from PBS, A&E and the History Channel
- Hundreds of newsreels and archival films
- Searchable transcripts (full text) are synchronized to the video–you can even search them while you watch!
- Browse or search by subject, historical era, event, person, keyword, and many other criteria
- Thumbnail photos provide a visual table of contents for each video
- Create a free account to save video clips or playlists
For class or fun, watch a video!
Please note: Home access for this database is available only to Newton residents with a Newton library card number beginning 21323.