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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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    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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    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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    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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    Presidential Campaign Commercials 1972

    This segment featured commercials from the Nixon and McGovern 1972 presidential campaigns.

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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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    Presidential Campaign Commercials 1968

    This segment features 1968 campaign commercials from the Richard Nixon and Hubert Humphrey presidential campaigns.

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    Presidential Campaign Commercials 1960

    Commercials from 1960 presidential campaign featuring John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon.

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    Johnson Campaign Ads

    Advertisements from the 1964 Johnson presidential campaign were shown, including the popular “Daisy” advertisement.

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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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    Reagan Presidential Commercial

    In a 1980 campaign ad, Governor Reagan talked about achieving world peace.

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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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    Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952 and 1956

    Three Eisenhower (R) and three Stevenson (D) television commercials are shown from the 1952 and the 1956 presidential campaigns.

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    Carter Presidential Campaign Ad 1976

    A campaign advertisement from the 1976 Carter presidential campaign was shown. The advertisement focused on high inflation rates.

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    Ford Campaign Advertisment

    A 1976 presidential campaign ad for President Ford. The ad emphasized that the U.S. was at peace under President Ford.

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    Reagan Presidential Campaign Commercial

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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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    Ford Campaign Advertisment

    Governor Reagan endorsed President Ford in a 1976 presidential campaign ad.

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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 includes 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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