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Popular Reactions to "Birth of a Nation": Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of "Popular Reactions to 'Birth of a Nation'" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    audience, Birth of a Nation, film, Griffith, review, riot.
  • It is important to use a specific state if looking for localized reactions.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America