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Program: Media Projects Production*
Date range: 2011-2014
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Center for Independent Documentary, Inc. (Sharon, MA 02067-2868)
Susan Walsh (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - 04/08/2014); Eric Stange (Project Director, 04/09/2014 - present)
TR-50533-14
The Mystery of Edgar Allan Poe

To support: Production of a 90-minute documentary film and an educational website exploring the life and work of the 19th-century American writer Edgar Allan Poe.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $500,000 (approved); $500,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2014 – 3/31/2016

Public Radio International (Minneapolis, MN 55401-2097)
Patrick Cox (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
TR-50539-14
The World in Words on PRI's The World

To support: Production of 20 radio episodes, lengthier podcasts, and an interactive website on the role of language in different cultures.

Project fields: Journalism, Languages, General
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $119,333 (approved); $119,333 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2014 – 6/30/2015

Women Make Movies, Inc. (New York, NY 10001-5059)
Laurie Coyle (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
TR-50541-14
Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno

To support: Production of a 60-minute documentary film and an interactive website exploring the role of Maria Moreno in the 20th-century U.S. migrant labor movement.

Project fields: Labor History, Latino History, Women's History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $301,625 (approved); $301,625 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2014 – 6/30/2015

Center for Independent Documentary, Inc. (Sharon, MA 02067-2868)
Bestor Cram (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
TR-50542-14
Birth of a Movement: Hollywood's First Blockbuster and the Battle for Civil Rights

To support: Production of a documentary film about the reception of "Birth of a Nation" (1915), D.W. Griffith's landmark film and the movement to protest the film's portrayal of African Americans.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $372,076 (approved); $372,076 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2014 – 9/30/2015

Filmmakers Collaborative, Inc. (Waltham, MA 02453-0429)
Tracy Strain (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
TR-50543-14
Lorraine Hansberry Documentary Project

To support: Production of a two-hour documentary film and a website probing the life and art of playwright Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965).

Project fields: African American Studies, Theater History and Criticism, Women's History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $500,000 (approved); $500,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2014 – 12/31/2015

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
Andrew Wyndham (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
TR-50546-14
BackStory with the American History Guys: Finding the American Way (series)

To support: Production of 22 new one-hour radio programs and podcasts along with educational components for teachers on a series of three historical themes over a two-year period.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $176,151 (approved); $176,151 (awarded)
Grant period: 7/1/2014 – 6/30/2016

WGBH Educational Foundation (Boston, MA 02135-2016)
Mark Samels (Project Director, 01/10/2014 - present)
TR-50559-14
American Experience: Into the Amazon: The Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition

To support: Production of a two-hour documentary film about a 1913 expedition to explore an unmapped tributary of the Amazon, led by Theodore Roosevelt and Brazilian colonel Candido Rondon.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $600,000 (approved); $600,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2014 – 8/31/2016

Filmmakers Collaborative, Inc. (Waltham, MA 02453-0429)
Sarah Colt (Project Director, 01/10/2014 - present)
TR-50561-14
Walt Disney

To support: Production of a two-hour film on the life and work of Walt Disney that focuses on his innovations as an entertainment entrepreneur and his relationship to crucial 20th-century events.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $600,000 (approved); $600,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 7/1/2014 – 2/28/2015

Tulane University (New Orleans, LA 70118-5698)
Nicholas Spitzer (Project Director, 01/10/2014 - present)
TR-50565-14
American Routes: From a Useable Past to an Authentic Future

To support: The production of 20 hours of radio programming addressing the role of music in shaping cultural memory and defining new cultural traditions.

Project fields: American Studies, Communications, Cultural Anthropology
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $269,675 (approved); $269,675 (awarded)
Grant period: 8/1/2014 – 7/31/2015

Firelight Media, Inc. (New York, NY 10031)
Stanley Nelson (Project Director, 01/10/2014 - present)
TR-50572-14
Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

To support: Production of a two-hour film exploring the history and legacy of historically black colleges and universities.

Project fields: African American Studies, U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $600,000 (approved); $600,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2014 – 1/31/2016

City Lore: NY Center for Urban Folk Culture (New York, NY 10003-9322)
Lisa Ades (Project Director, 01/10/2014 - present)
TR-50576-14
Fighting on Two Fronts: Jewish American Soldiers in World War II

To support: Production of a documentary film about the experiences of Jewish American soldiers who served during World War II.

Project fields: Cultural History, U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $600,000 (approved); $600,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2014 – 7/31/2015

George Mason University (Fairfax, VA 22030-4444)
Kelly Schrum (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - present)
TR-50409-13
Popular Romance Project Website

To support: Production of an interactive, multifaceted website that would serve as an anchor for the "Popular Romance Project," a multimedia project on the writing, production, and consumption of popular romance literature.

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Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $250,000 (approved); $141,022 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2013 – 3/31/2015

Catticus Corporation (Berkeley, CA 94710-2597)
Richard Wormser (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - present)
TR-50414-13
American Reds: The Failed Revolution

To support: Production of a two-hour documentary film about the rise and fall of the Communist Party in America.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $500,000 (approved); $500,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2013 – 5/31/2015

Silk Road Project, Inc. (Boston, MA 02134-1003)
Isabelle Hunter (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - 12/04/2013); Cristin Bagnall (Project Director, 12/05/2013 - present)
TR-50420-13
The Sound of Silk

To support: Production of a documentary about the Silk Road Ensemble, a collective of virtuoso musicians from more than 20 countries in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

Project fields: International Studies
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $500,000 (approved); $500,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2013 – 9/30/2015

Fractured Atlas Productions, Inc. (New York, NY 10010)
Barbara Berney (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - present)
TR-50424-13
The Power to Heal

To support: Production of a 90-minute documentary film exploring the civil rights movement from the perspective of health care professionals, grassroots organizers, and policy makers who worked to integrate healthcare in the United States.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $350,000 (approved); $350,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2013 – 3/31/2015

Tulane University (New Orleans, LA 70118-5698)
Nicholas Spitzer (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - present)
TR-50437-13
American Routes: Routes to a Creative Future-Cultural Sustainability and the Usable Past

To support: Production of six two-hour radio documentaries and four one-hour programs exploring American musical culture to be featured on the "American Routes" radio series.

Project fields: Media Studies
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $146,000 (approved); $146,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2013 – 6/30/2014

WNET (New York, NY 10019-7416)
Stephen Segaller (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - present)
TR-50442-13
Shakespeare Uncovered

To support: Production of six one-hour documentaries and a website on the plays of William Shakespeare.

Project fields: Literature, General
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $500,000 (approved); $500,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 7/1/2013 – 6/30/2015

OUR L.A. (Los Angeles, CA 90027-4655)
Lyn Goldfarb (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - present)
TR-50453-13
Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race

To support: Production of a 90-minute documentary film exploring the life and career of Los Angeles mayor Tom Bradley (1917-1998), first African American mayor of Los Angeles who was elected in 1973 and served until 1993.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $500,000 (approved); $500,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2013 – 12/31/2015

WGBH Educational Foundation (Boston, MA 02135-2016)
Mark Samels (Project Director, 01/14/2013 - present)
TR-50468-13
American Experience: Murder of a President

To support: Production of a two-hour documentary film that uses the short-lived presidency of James A. Garfield as a lens to explore numerous political, social, cultural, and scientific issues related to the United States at the time.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $500,000 (approved); $500,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 11/1/2013 – 7/31/2015

World Music Productions (Brooklyn, NY 11215)
W. Sean Barlow (Project Director, 01/14/2013 - present)
TR-50470-13
Afropop Worldwide's Hip Deep series

To support: Production of ten new radio episodes, substantive updates of five existing Afropop Worldwide "Hip Deep" programs exploring contemporary African music, education materials, and an outreach and evaluation campaign.

Project fields: Media Studies
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $180,000 (approved); $180,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 12/1/2013 – 1/31/2015

Harvard University (Cambridge, MA 02138-3800)
Peter Galison (Project Director, 01/14/2013 - present)
TR-50485-13
Containment: A Film about the Nuclear Landscape Now and for the Next 10,000 Years

To support: Final production of a 90-minute feature documentary film analyzing the cultural and political meanings of the problem of nuclear waste.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $150,000 (approved); $150,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 8/1/2013 – 7/31/2015

Language Conservancy (Bloomington, IN 47404-2008)
Wilhelm Meya (Project Director, 01/14/2013 - present)
TR-50491-13
Rising Voices/Hóthaninpi

To support: Production of a 60-minute documentary, an interactive website, and an open source online discussion platform for use by scholars and the general public exploring the cultural significance of the Lakota language and efforts to save it.

Project fields: Native American Studies
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $500,000 (approved); $500,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2013 – 3/31/2015

City Lore: NY Center for Urban Folk Culture (New York, NY 10003-9322)
Ric Burns (Project Director, 01/14/2013 - present)
TR-50498-13
Chinese Exclusion

To support: Production of a two-hour documentary film examining the decades-long struggles and triumphs of Chinese immigrants in America in the period leading up to and following the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $500,000 (approved); $500,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 12/1/2013 – 12/31/2015

Independent Television Service (San Francisco, CA 94107-1535)
Dennis Palmieri (Project Director, 02/26/2013 - present)
TR-50505-13
Created Equal Social Screenings

No project description available.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $7,500 (approved); $7,500 (awarded)
Grant period: 2/1/2013 – 5/31/2013

Western New York Public Broadcasting Association (Buffalo, NY 14240-1263)
John Grant (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
TR-50333-12
Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

To support: Production of a 90-minute documentary film and an associated website exploring the life and career of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $500,000 (approved); $500,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 7/1/2012 – 6/30/2014

Filmmakers Collaborative, Inc. (Waltham, MA 02453-0429)
Stephen Lyons (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
TR-50337-12
Across the Pacific

To support: Production of a two-hour documentary about the 1935 crossing of the Pacific Ocean in a Pan American Airways flying boat named the China Clipper.

Project fields: History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $600,000 (approved); $600,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 7/1/2012 – 6/30/2015

Twin Cities Public Television, Inc. (St. Paul, MN 55101-1492)
Catherine Allan (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
TR-50338-12
The Constitution

To support: Production of a four-part, four-hour television series accompanied by a companion website, a digital engagement strategy, "PBS NewsHour's" Student Reporting Labs in ten cities, and a series of high school debates developed, implemented, and webcast by the National Constitution Center.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $400,000 (approved); $400,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 3/1/2012 – 8/31/2013

API Arts and Outreach, Inc. (New York, NY 10010-6903)
Daniel Anker (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
TR-50359-12
The Greatest Jubilee: American Music and the 1893 Chicago World's Fair

To support: Production of a documentary film on the development of American music over the course of the 19th century that focuses on music performed at the 1893 Columbian Exposition.

Project fields: Film History and Criticism
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $550,000 (approved); $550,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 3/1/2013 – 2/28/2015

World Music Productions (Brooklyn, NY 11215)
W. Sean Barlow (Project Director, 01/17/2012 - present)
TR-50369-12
Afropop Worldwide's Hip Deep

To support: Production of nine new radio and web episodes, re-editing and rebroadcasting six previously produced programs, migration of current website to new more accessible website, and the implementation of a new dissemination and syndication strategy for the "Hip Deep" series.

Project fields: Media Studies
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $175,000 (approved); $175,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 11/30/2013

WQED Multimedia (Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2957)
Darryl Ford Williams (Project Director, 01/17/2012 - present)
TR-50372-12
August Wilson: The Ground On Which I Stand

To support: Production of a 90-minute television documentary about the life and work of playwright August Wilson (1945-2005).

Project fields: Theater History and Criticism
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $704,000 (approved); $704,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 7/31/2014

Radio Diaries (Brooklyn, NY 11201-8319)
Joe Richman (Project Director, 01/17/2012 - present)
TR-50377-12
The Audio History Project

To support: Production of a series of 12 historical documentaries ranging in length from 13 to 23 minutes to be broadcast on NPR's "All Things Considered" and a companion website.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $350,000 (approved); $350,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

New York Public Radio (New York, NY 10007-1602)
Sara Fishko (Project Director, 01/17/2012 - present)
TR-50380-12
Gene Smith and The Jazz Loft

To support: Production of a 90-minute documentary about photographer W. Eugene (Gene) Smith and the history of jazz in New York during the 1950s.

Project fields: Media Studies
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $704,000 (approved); $704,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

Kitchen Sisters Productions (San Francisco, CA 94133-5107)
Nikki Silva (Project Director, 01/17/2012 - present)
TR-50388-12
Hidden Kitchens World

To support: Production of eight, seven-minute radio stories to air on NPR's "Morning Edition," an hour-long public radio broadcast special distributed to stations, a multimedia website, and a blog featuring scholars each exploring the complex relationships among food, culture, and society.

Project fields: Media Studies
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $150,000 (approved); $150,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2014

Filmmakers Collaborative, Inc. (Waltham, MA 02453-0429)
Laurie Kahn (Project Director, 01/17/2012 - present)
TR-50389-12
The Popular Romance Project Film and Website: Creating Community in a Mass Cultural World

To support: Production of a two-hour documentary about the history and context of the romance novel and the global community built around a mass-produced popular cultural product.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $616,000 (approved); $616,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

City Lore: NY Center for Urban Folk Culture (New York, NY 10003-9322)
Ric Burns (Project Director, 01/17/2012 - present)
TR-50397-12
The Pilgrims

To support: Production of a two-hour film and companion website exploring the political, economic, religious, and historical forces that led to the formation and migration of the Pilgrims and the first decade of their colony in New England.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $704,000 (approved); $704,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 7/31/2015

WNET (New York, NY 10019-7416)
Jill Peters (Project Director, 06/15/2012 - present)
TR-50404-12
.Mission US: Think Fast About the Past Tablet App

No project description available.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 6/1/2012 – 12/31/2012

GWETA, Inc. (Washington, DC 20013-2626)
David Thompson (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
TR-50238-11
The Dust Bowl

To support: Production of a two-part, four-hour documentary film series on the Dust Bowl, the southern Plains states' decade-long natural catastrophe and man-made ecological disaster in the 1930s.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $500,000 (approved); $500,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2011 – 3/31/2013

New York Foundation for the Arts (Brooklyn, NY 11201-8301)
Oren Rudavsky (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
TR-50240-11
The Zionist Idea

To support: Production of a two-hour documentary film and website on the history of Zionism.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $650,000 (approved); $650,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 6/1/2011 – 3/31/2015

Social Media Productions, Inc. (Brooklyn, NY 11201-3040)
John Maggio (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
TR-50242-11
The Italian Americans

To support: Production and development of a four-hour documentary film series about the history of Italian Americans.

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Project fields: American Studies
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $500,000 (approved); $500,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2011 – 9/30/2013

WGBH Educational Foundation (Boston, MA 02135-2016)
Mark Samels (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
TR-50246-11
American Experience: The Abolitionists

To support: Production of a multiplatform project on the abolitionists, the determined activists who sought the immediate end of slavery in the decades leading up to the Civil War.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $700,000 (approved); $700,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2011 – 6/30/2013

Minnesota Public Radio (St. Paul, MN 55101-1941)
Kate Moos (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - 09/20/2012); Colleen Scheck (Project Director, 07/30/2012 - 07/30/2012); Peter Clowney (Project Director, 09/21/2012 - 02/18/2014); Kristen Wesloh (Project Director, 02/19/2014 - present)
TR-50248-11
Speaking of Faith® Biographical Series

To support: Production of four one-hour radio programs and a companion website profiling significant figures in the history of religious and ethical thought world wide.

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Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $75,000 (approved); $75,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 7/1/2011 – 6/30/2014

WNET (New York, NY 10019-7416)
William Grant (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - 05/05/2011); Stephen Segaller (Project Director, 05/06/2011 - present)
TR-50250-11
Many Rivers to Cross: A History of the African American People

To support: The production costs only of an eight-part series chronicling the African American experience from the early 1500s to the present.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $250,000 (approved); $250,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2011 – 1/31/2014

Living Archives, Inc. (New York, NY 10013)
Nancy Buirski (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present); Elisabeth James (Co Project Director, 07/27/2011 - present)
TR-50255-11
The Loving Story

To support: Production of a 90-minute documentary on the Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia (1967) and the legal case concerning anti-miscegenation laws.

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Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $350,000 (approved); $350,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 3/1/2011 – 3/31/2012

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (Charlottesville, VA 22903-4629)
Andrew Wyndham (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
TR-50273-11
BackStory with the American History Guys

To support: Production of 60 new and 30 updated one-hour radio programs with interviews and special features providing historical perspective on a variety of contemporary issues and topics.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $350,000 (approved); $350,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 7/1/2011 – 12/31/2013

Gorongosa Restoration Project, Inc. (Washington, DC 20037-1124)
Hugo Perez (Project Director, 10/12/2010 - present)
TR-50282-11
Neither Memory Nor Magic

No project description available.

Project fields: Literature, General
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $27,500 (approved); $27,500 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

Filmmakers Collaborative, Inc. (Waltham, MA 02453-0429)
Sarah Colt (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
TR-50286-11
Henry Ford and the American Dream

To support: Production of a two-hour film that explores the life of Henry Ford, America's pre-eminent businessman and one of the most influential Americans of the 20th century.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $600,000 (approved); $600,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 10/31/2012

GWETA, Inc. (Washington, DC 20013-2626)
David Thompson (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
TR-50287-11
The Roosevelts

To support: Production of a 14-hour documentary film series that would examine the history of the Roosevelt family, focusing on Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $750,000 (approved); $750,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2014

WGBH Educational Foundation (Boston, MA 02135-2016)
Mark Samels (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
TR-50289-11
American Experience: Freedom Summer

To support: Production of a two-hour documentary film and multiplatform project on Freedom Summer (1964), the historic Mississippi voter registration and education effort.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $700,000 (approved); $700,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 1/1/2012 – 1/31/2015

Katahdin Foundation (Hollywood, CA 90038-2353)
Dyanna Taylor (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
TR-50305-11
Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

To support: Production of a 90-minute documentary film on the life of renowned documentary photographer, Dorothea Lange.

Project fields: Arts, General
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $550,000 (approved); $550,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2014

Tulane University (New Orleans, LA 70118-5698)
Nicholas Spitzer (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
TR-50307-11
American Routes, Routes to Recovery: Memories of People and Places

To support: Production of six two-hour programs and four one-hour documentary programs to be featured on American Routes radio program.

Project fields: Media Studies
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $250,000 (approved); $250,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Public Radio International (Minneapolis, MN 55401-2097)
Melinda Ward (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
TR-50317-11
American Icons III on Studio 360 from PRI and WNYC

To support: The production of a one-hour national public radio series on iconic works of American culture for Public Radio International's Studio 360.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Media Projects Production
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 11/30/2013

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