Kicking Off the School Year with Oratory

Editor’s note: Wally Hames, a teacher at Kuna Middle School in Kuna, Idaho, is in his third year as a Ford’s Theatre National Oratory Fellow. Here he reflects on attending a weekend retreat with his fellow Fellows in early September. Wow! What a start to the school year. I was one of the original handful…

Announcing Our New NEH-Funded Landmarks Teacher Workshop

We’re pleased to announce that the National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Ford’s Theatre a Landmarks of American History and Culture grant for a new week-long teacher workshop, to be offered twice in July 2015! Tentatively titled “The Seat of War and Peace: The Lincoln Assassination and Its Legacy in the Nation’s Capital,” this…