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    Debt Servitude in the Southwest

    William Kiser talked about forms of involuntary labor in the pre and post-Civil War era southwest. He was interviewed at the Organization of American Historians 2015 annual meeting in…

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    Women in the 1904 St. Louis Olympics

    Kendra Gage talked about the first Olympics held in the United States and the state of female athletics at the turn of the 20th century. She was interviewed at the Organization of American…

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    Church Committee History and Legacy

    Panelists talk about the history and legacy of the Church Committee, a Senate committee created in 1975 to investigate government intelligence gathering conducted by the CIA, NSA, and FBI…

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    Public Execution in the Victorian South

    Bob Hutton, author of Bloody Breathitt: Politics and Violence in the Appalachian South, talked about the practice, frequency, and politics of public executions in 19th century Appalachia.…

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    American Citizens in Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Professor Naoko Wake, co-author of Hiroshima/Nagasaki Beyond the Ocean, talked about Japanese-American citizens living in Japan during World War II when atomic bombs were dropped on the…

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    President Johnson and the Great Society

    Julian Zelizer talked about President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual meeting in Atlanta.

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    50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

    Timothy Thurber and Judson MacLaury talked about the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians 2014 meeting in…

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    Organization of American Historians Incoming President

    Professor Patricia Limerick spoke about her goals as the incoming president of the Organization of American Historians. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians…

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    Organization of American Historians Outgoing President

    Professor Alan Kraut talked about his tenure as president of the Organization of American Historians. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual…

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    U.S. Fugitive Slaves in Mexico

    Mekala Audain talked about the history of U.S. fugitive slaves in Mexico. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual meeting in Atlanta.

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    History of the Coca-Cola Company

    Professor Bartow Elmore talks about the history of the Coca-Cola Company. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians 2014 meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

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    1960s-Era Counterculture

    Alice Echols and David Farber talked about the 1960s counterculture. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians 2014 meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

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    Treament of Disabled People in the U.S.

    Michael Rembis and Audra Jennings talked about the history of the treatment of disabled people in the U.S. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual…

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    Civil War Scholarship

    Peter Carmichael and Caroline Janney talked about the ongoing academic research and consideration of the Civil War. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians…

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    Abortion and the Evolution of the Religious Right

    Neil Young talked about abortion politics and their impact on the religious right. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual meeting in Atlanta,…

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    Rethinking the Election of 1964

    Panelists talked about the 1964 presidential election. Topics included the roles of the electorate, nominees, and political parties in the election’s outcome. President…

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    History of Islam in America

    Denise Spellberg and Kambiz Ghaneabassiri were interviewed about the history of Islam in the United States. This interview took place at the 2014 meeting of the Organization of…

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    History of Detectives and Private Investigation

    Beverly Gage and Jeffrey McClurken were interviewed about the history of detectives and private investigation in the United States. This interview took place at the 2014 meeting of the…

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    History of Hawaii and Sugar

    Gregory Rosenthal was interviewed about Hawaiian history, labor, and the Hawaiian sugar industry. This interview took place at the 2014 meeting of the Organization of American…

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    1964 Mississippi Summer Project

    Three participants in the 1964 Mississippi Summer Project, a coordinated African American voter registration effort between several Southern civil rights organizations, talked about their…

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