The Berlin Wall—symbol of a divided city within a divided nation within a divided continent—was grounded in decades-old historical divisions at the end of World War II. In August 1961, the German Democratic Republic began to construct the Berlin Wall. At first it was barbed wire, but soon it expanded into a 5 meter high 165 kilometer long network of concrete walls topped with barbed wire, and guarded with gun emplacements, watchtowers, and mines. This book recounts how and why that wall crumbled.
Anti-Corruption: The Global Fight is a new handbook from IIP Publications that outlines the kinds of corruption, their effects, and the ways that people and governments combat corruption through legislative and civil society actions.
For Earth Day on April 22, the 2018 Preserve the Earth poster illustrated by artist Cathie Bleck depicts marine species—dolphins, whales, birds, seals, crabs, tiny plankton along with many others—at risk from ocean debris.
Preserve the Earth 2018: Protect Marine Species from Ocean Debris—Commemorative Postcard Set (English only)
A colorful set of six commemorative postcards feature our 2018 Preserve the Earth poster depicting marine species at risk from ocean debris. Five other Preserve the Earth posters from previous years complete this set.
This free poster for Women’s History Month acknowledges her achievements and the achievements of all women in music.
Beginning in the 1950s, the U.S. Department of State sent dozens of America’s greatest jazz musicians to tour the globe becoming known as “the Jazz Ambassadors.” Recognizing the cross-cultural appeal of jazz, American Jazz Ambassadors were able to transcend national boundaries, build new cultural bridges, and tell a larger story about freedom in America.
From the 1950s to the 1970s, jazz took the world by storm in response to popular jazz broadcasts such as Willis Conover’s Voice of America radio show, Music USA. The U.S. Department of State sent America’s greatest jazz musicians—“The Jazz Ambassadors—touring worldwide. These remarkable American jazz musicians were enthusiastically welcomed from Africa to the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Celebrate World Space Week 2017 by downloading this free colorful PDF poster which is available in two resolutions in eight languages. Learn about other new worlds at www.share.america.gov/topics/space and watch the video celebrating World Space Week 2017 on ShareAmerica.
The U.S. marks its Independence Day on July 4, the day in 1776 when founding fathers approved the Declaration of Independence. Download your choice of PDF files of this free poster today!
Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of any democracy. Elections give citizens a voice in their government in the most fundamental way: by deciding who governs.
This handbook provides these tools and guidance for adventurous individuals who are “ready to ride the rocket ship” of being an entrepreneur.
On January 20, 2017, America celebrated the inauguration of its 45th president—Donald J. Trump. He gave his inaugural address from the West Front of the U.S. Capitol as has every president since President Reagan in 1981.