American History TV is airing around the clock during the political conventions this week and next. Today we take a look at topics ranging from women in colonial America to the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.
Wednesday Primetime Highlights
Economic Crisis in American History - Historians discuss the Panic of 1837 and other economic crises and how they relate to the 2008 financial crisis. (Wed. 9am ET)
Sirhan Sirhan and the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy - Analysts discuss the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy and its impact on the nation's history. - (Wed. 10:30am ET)
75th Anniversary of the Disappearance of Amelia Earhart - Dr. White Wallenborn has spent more than 50 years researching Amelia Earhart, and in this program he shares his updated findings on her life and disappearance. (Wed. 12pm ET)
1950s Civil Rights Movement - University of Washington American History Professor Quintard Taylor looks at the Civil Rights Movement from the 1940s through the 1960s. (Wed. 1:45pm ET)
1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom - Go back in time and relive the March on Washington from August 28, 1963. (Wed. 3:40pm ET)