Ebert, Roger. "The Birth of Nation." RogerEbert.com, March 30, 2003.
Franklin, John Hope. "'Birth of a Nation': Propaganda as History." The Massachusetts Review 20:3 (1979): 417-434.
Lennig, Arthur. "Myth and Fact: The Reception of 'Birth of a Nation.'" Film History 16:2 (2004): 117-141.
Rogin, Michael. "'The Sword Became a Flashing Vision': D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation." Representations 9 (1985): 150-195.
Simcovitch, Maxim. "The Impact of Griffith's Birth of a Nation on the Modern Ku Klux Klan." In Celluloid Power: Social Film Criticism from The Birth of a Nation to Judgement at Nuremberg, edited by David Platt, 72-82. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1992.
Simmons, Scott. The Films of D.W. Griffith. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Infamous scene in which Gus (actor Walter Long in blackface) tries to kidnap and rape the younger Cameron sister.
The Birth of a Nation in its entirety (it is in the public domain).