Teaching the levees : a curriculum for democratic dialogue and civil engagement

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  • Creator a collaboration of Teachers College Columbia University, The Rockefeller Foundation, HBO Documentary Films ; Margaret Smith Crocco, editor
  • Format Books; Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York : Teachers College Press, [2007] ©2007
  • Physical Details
    • 104 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm, in container, 31 x 26 x 4 cm + 2 DVDs (4 3/4 in.)
  • ISBNs 9780807751008, 0807751006
  • OCLC ocn170971452

Summary

  • "One powerful response to the disaster of Hurricane Katrina was the Peabody Award-winning HBO Documentary Films event, When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts, by Spike Lee. Now through the generosity of the Rockefeller Foundation, faculty and staff at Teachers College, Columbia University have taken the documentary and created a compelling curriculum guide that, along with the 2-DVD set of When the Levees Broke, is being made available for distribution free of charge to high schools, colleges, and community groups"--Container.

Notes

  • Title of DVDs: When the levees broke: a requiem in four acts.
  • "Created to accompany the HBO Documentary Films event, Spike Lee's 'When the levees broke: a requiem in four acts'"--Container.
  • "One powerful response to the disaster of Hurricane Katrina was the Peabody Award-winning HBO Documentary Films event, When the levees broke: a requiem in four acts, by Spike Lee. Now through the generosity of the Rockefeller Foundation, faculty and staff at Teachers College, Columbia University have taken the documentary and created a compelling curriculum guide that, along with the 2-DVD set of When the levees broke, is being made available for distribution free of charge to high schools, colleges, and community groups"--Container.
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