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    Writings of Lewis and Clark

    The history of westward expansion was examined through the writings of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Lewis and Clark led an expedition to explore the West following the Louisiana…

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    Lewis and Clark Journals

    Mr. Cox talked about the importance of the Lewis and Clark Journals in American history and examined the original manuscripts of thirty of their journals.

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    On the Trail with Lewis and Clark

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    Writings of Halberstam and Sheehan

    From the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., Neil Sheehan and David Halberstam talked about their involvement in the Vietnam War. The two authors discussed the military…

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    Russell Kirk Writings

    In an excerpt from the American Writers program, “Writings of Kirk and Buckley,” the guests at the Russell Kirk Center talked about the history of modern conservative political…

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    Writings of Kirk and Buckley

    Set in Dutch Barn Library at Russell Kirk Center, the guests talked about the history of the modern conservative political movement in the U.S. through the life and writings of Russell Kirk…

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    William F. Buckley, Jr. Interview

    In an excerpt from the American Writers program, “Writings of Kirk and Buckley,” William F. Buckley, Jr. was interviewed at his home in Stamford, Connecticut. He…

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    Writings of Betty Friedan

    From the grounds of Smith College in Northampton, MA, guests talked about the history of the women’s rights movement in the 1960s and 1970s through the life and writings of Betty…

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    Perspective on James Baldwin

    In an excerpt from an In Depth program, Professor hooks talked specifically about the writings of James Baldwin and his influence on her and others.

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    Writings of James Baldwin

    From the library of DeWitt Clinton High School, guests examined racism in America and the rise of the civil rights movement through the life and writings of social critic James…

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    Jim Irsay Interview

    Mr. Irsay is the new owner of Jack Kerouac’s original On the Road “scroll.”

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    Writings of Jack Kerouac

    From the Jack Kerouac Commemorative Park on Bridge Street in Lowell, MA, guests talked about the history of United States from the late 1940s through the early 1960s through the life and…

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    Rep. Meehan on Kerouac

    Rep. Meehan talked about the influence of Jack Kerouac and his writings on Lowell, Massachusetts. Rep. Meehan also grew up in Lowell.

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    Writings of Walter Lippmann

    From the Metropolitan Club on H Street the guests will discuss the early years of the Cold War, world politics, and presidents from Woodrow Wilson to Richard Nixon through the life and…

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    Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss

    Mr. Hiss talked about his father, Alger Hiss, and the impact of the Chambers-Hiss perjury trial. Historical photographs were shown. He was interviewed in New York City on May 21,…

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    Writings of Whittaker Chambers

    From the Chambers Farm in Maryland and from the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, DC, the guests talked about the early period of the Cold War and the attraction Soviet Communism…

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    Writings of Ernie Pyle

    Guests talked about the life and writings of Ernie Pyle and his view of the 1930s and 1940s, focusing on his reporting from the front lines in World War II. They read several from Here…

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    Writings of Ayn Rand

    From Sunset Boulevard and the Harmony Gold Theater, the guests talked about the political history of America and the world from the mid-1930s to post-World War II through the life and…

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    Shelby Foote on Faulkner

    Mr. Foote talked about the writings of William Faulkner and his view of the South.

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    Writings of William Faulkner

    From Rowan Oak, William Faulkner’s home, the guests talked about his life and his writings, focusing on the Yoknapatawpha County novels. A C-SPAN crew toured grounds and a few…

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