$40 million in NEH grants include public broadcasters

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The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced $40 million in awards for 249 projects. Several public media recipients include the American Routes radio series, $250,000; WGBH’s American Experience, $700,000 for a two-hour documentary film and multiplatform project on the 1964 “Freedom Summer” Mississippi voter registration and education effort; Public Radio International, $300,000 for Studio 360 from PRI and WNYC; and WETA, $750,000 for The Roosevelts, a 14-hour documentary series. A complete list (PDF) is here.