NEH banner

Funded Projects Query Form
One match

Grant number: GN-*1651-80

Query elapsed time: 0.031 sec

Save this query
Export results to Excel

GN-*1651-80

Yale University (New Haven, CT 06510-1703)
William Peters (Project Director: 09/20/1984 to present)

Boswell for the Defence (Supplement: TV Drama)

To support the production of a 90-minute dramatization of an episode from from James Boswell's journals. By portraying Boswell's defense of John Reid against the charge of stealing sheep, the film explores the practice of law and the quality of justice in 18th-century Scotland.

Project fields:
British History; Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Media, Humanities Projects in

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$579,194 (approved)
$579,193 (awarded)

Grant period:
3/1/1980 – 11/30/1985

Funding details:
Original grant (1980) $550,000
Supplement (1985) $29,194