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Honor America's National Heroes

With Described and Captioned Educational Videos From DCMP.

Memorial Day used to be known as "Decoration Day" and didn't become a national holiday until 1968. Though the holiday is now commonly associated with the beginning of the summer vacation season, it is important to remember and acknowledge the service of the millions of men and women who have paid the ultimate price for their country.

The following DCMP titles provide some historical context for the celebration of Memorial Day.

Memorial Day

25 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
All About the Holidays
Episode 16
2 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
America the Story of Us
Season 1 / Ep 10
45 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
20 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Primary Citizenship
Episode 7
10 minutes
Grade Level: K - 6
Black American History
Season 0 / Ep 3
40 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
17 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 11
28 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
4 minutes
Grade Level: 3 - 12
52 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
52 minutes
Grade Level: 6 - 9
49 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Talking Maps
Episode 1
9 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 12
27 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Travel Thru History
Season 1 / Ep 110
22 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Women First And Foremost
Episode 2
1 hour 0 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
World War II
Season 0 / Ep 1
25 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
World War II
Season 0 / Ep 2
25 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Let us... gather around their sacred remains and garland the passionless mounds above them with choicest flowers of springtime; let us raise above them the dear old flag they saved from dishonor; let us in this solemn presence renew our pledges to aid and assist those who they have left among us a sacred charge upon the Nation's gratitude...

— General John A. Logan
May 5, 1868, Washington, DC


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