This PowerPoint presentation discusses the development of higher education and how media such as radio and movies informed and entertained Americans in the early 20th century. This presentation is colorful and engaging. It is appropriate for special education students, English language learners, and students who struggle with grade level material generally. It was created to go along with Chapter 13, Sec. 3 of the textbook "The Americans:Reconstruction to the 21st Century, published by McDougal Littell. It can also be used as a stand alone lesson.