We the People

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CENTER ON RELIGION AND DEMOCRACY at the University of Virginia will script a three-part television series that explores democracy in the United States and abroad through Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America.

COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY will finish a two-volume translation and digital sound recording of 970 pages of Creek texts collected in Oklahoma just before World War II by anthropologist Mary R. Haas.

FILM/VIDEO ARTS, INC. will script a ninety-minute documentary film on the life of Annie Oakley as a window into America in the late Victorian age.

THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY will edit and prepare for publication the last three volumes of correspondence of the Documentary History of the First Federal Congress.

INDIANA UNIVERSITY will complete the third volume of Frederick Douglass's autobiographical writings.

MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY will script a two-hour documentary film on Benjamin Henry Latrobe and his contribution to the architecture of the new American republic.

MASSACHUSETTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY will continue the Adams Papers Documentary Editing Project, a comprehensive edition of the diaries, letters, and official records, public writings, and literary miscellanies in its collection.

MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO/AMERICAN RADIOWORKS will produce a one-hour documentary program for radio and a website chronicling the legal career of Thurgood Marshall before he was appointed to the United States Supreme Court.

NANCY PORTER PRODUCTIONS, INC. …