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    Book Discussion on Landslide

    Jonathan Darman talked about his book, Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America, in which he examines the presidential election of Lyndon Baines Johnson in 1964 and…

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    Book Discussion on Rebel Yell

    S.C. Gwynne talked about his book, Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson, in which he recounts the life and military career of Confederate general Thomas…

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    Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP

    Panelists talked about Mick Caouette’s film “Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP.” The spoke about Justice Marshall’s early law career as well as…

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    Book Discussion on John Quincy Adams

    Fred Kaplan talked about his biography, John Quincy Adams: American Visionary, in which he argues that even though John Quincy Adams was not remembered for being a great president, he was…

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    Q&A with Richard Norton Smith

    Richard Norton Smith talked about his book, On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller, in which he chronicles the life and legacy of America’s 41st Vice…

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    1964 Universal Newsreel on Tokyo Olympics

    This 1964 Universal newsreel is a report on gold medals won by American athletes at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games.

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    Book Discussion on Feminism Unfinished

    Professors Dorothy Sue Cobble, Linda Gordon, and Astrid Henry, talked about their book, Feminism Unfinished: A Short, Surprising History of American Women’s Movements, in which they…

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    Naval Warfare in the American Revolution

    Dennis Conrad talked about America’s naval heritage and the changes in the nature of naval warfare during the American Revolution. Mr. Conrad also described how ships from…

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    National Garden

    Plant curator Bill McLaughlin gave a tour of the National Garden and explained the history and use of some of America’s indigenous plants. George Washington encouraged the…

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    Panel Discussion on Modern Conflicts

    Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, author of Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam, Ganesh Sitaraman, author of The Counterinsurgent’s Constitution: Law in the…

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    History of Native American Treaties

    Robert Clinton talked about the history of treaties between Native Americans and non-native settlers. He traced the evolution of Anglo-American treaties and how they shifted from…

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    1964 U.S. Army Film Exercise Delawar

    This 1964 U.S. Army Big Picture film highlighted exercise Delawar, a United States-Iran joint armed forces combat readiness operation conducted in April 1964 when the nations were…

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    Book Discussion on Embattled Rebel

    James McPherson talked about his book, Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief. He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014 Southern Festival of Books, held…

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    Herbert Hoover, Henry Wallace, and Cold War America

    Kevin Kim talked about Herbert Hoover, and Henry Wallace, and the U.S. policies that led to the Cold War. This interview was part of a series of five interviews American History TV…

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    History and Influence of the Green Bay Packers

    Cliff Christl talked about the origin of the Green Bay Packers, the impact the team has had on Green Bay, and why many consider the Packers “America’s Team.” Earl…

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    Book Discussion on Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and Other Persons of Interest

    Curtis Wilkie talked about his book, Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and Other Persons of Interest. He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014 Southern Festival of…

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    Pullman Porter Exhibit at the National Railroad Museum

    Robert Lettenberger talked about the National Railroad Museum’s exhibit, “Pullman Porters: From Service to Civil Rights,” and explained the role of Pull Porters throughout…

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    Panel Discussion on Legislating Equality in Sports and Society

    Andrew Maraniss, author of Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South and Clay Risen, author of The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil…

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    American History TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Green Bay, Wisconsin, from September 21-24 to feature the history and literary life…

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    Book Discussion on Undercover Reporting

    Brooke Kroeger talked about her book, Undercover Reporting, in which she discusses the history and ethics of undercover reporting. This interview, recorded in New York City, is part of…

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