New Database: American History in Video

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.

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