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    Franklin D. Roosevelt and Presidential Leadership

    H.W Brands talked about Franklin D. Roosevelt and presidential leadership. He spoke at the University of Oklahoma’s “Teach-In” on the Great Depression and World War…

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    Economic Lessons from the Great Depression

    Christina Romer spoke about lessons from the Great Depression that are applicable to contemporary economic policy. She spoke at the University of Oklahoma’s…

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    John Steinbeck's Portrayal of America

    David Wrobel spoke about John Steinbeck’s works and what they can teach us about American history. He spoke at the University of Oklahoma’s “Teach-In” on the…

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    Carl Albert Center Political Archives

    Cindy Rosenthal, the mayor of Norman, Oklahoma, gave a tour of the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center. Mayor Rosenthal showed the papers of several U.S. senators and…

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    The University of Oklahoma's Nichols Collection

    Acting Curator JoAnn Palmeri gave a tour of the University of Oklahoma’s John and Mary Nichols Rare Books and Special Collection, which includes rare books and special materials in…

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    The University of Oklahoma's History of Science Collections

    Kerry Magruder gave a tour of the University of Oklahoma’s History of Science Collections, which included rare books from historically significant scientists. Among the books he…

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    Political Commercial Archives

    Terri Jordan gave a tour of the Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive at the University of Oklahoma’s Political Communication Center. She showed the extent of the archive…

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    Teaching Constitutional History

    Explaining the Constitution and encouraging students to have an interest in America’s founding can be difficult for many teachers. Next, radio talk show host Diane Rehm moderates…

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    Andrew Jackson and the Constitution

    Professor Akhil Reed Amar talked about how the presidency of Andrew Jackson transformed the Constitution in ways that still apply. He responded to questions from members of the…

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    Thomas Jefferson's Idea of America

    Although Thomas Jefferson was in France as the Constitution was being debated and signed, he had his own ideas for the new nation. Next, University of Virginia History Professor Peter Onuf…

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    George Washington's Challenges

    Next, author and Brandeis University history professor David Hackett Fischer discusses the tactics and strategies that George Washington used to confront challenges. He spoke at a…

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    Women and the Founding of America

    While the Founding Fathers often get all of the credit for the creation of America - without the encouragement and work of many women things may have ended up differently. Next, George Mason…

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    National Bipartisan Forum News Conference

    A number of prominent former and current public servants discussed ways of reintroducing bipartisan statesmanship into American political discourse. Former Senator Sam Nunn read the…

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    U.S.-Russia Relations

    Former President Gorbachev talked about the history and current state of U.S.-Russia relations. Former Senator Boren served as co-interviewer. Mr. Gorbachev answered…

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    Women Transforming Congress

    Female former members spoke about the role women play in Congress and how attitudes towards women have changed over the years. After their remarks they answered questions from the…

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    Presidential Campaign Commericals

    New political ads run by the Bradley, McCain and Bush campaigns in Iowa and New Hampshire were shown.

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    Presidential Campaign Commericals 1988

    Historic campaign commercials from the 1988 George Bush and Michael Dukakis presidential campaigns were shown.

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    Presidential Campaign Commercials

    New commercials were shown for the presidential campaigns of Bill Bradley, Steve Forbes, John McCain and Al Gore.

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