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    Congressional Oversight of Intelligence Activities

    Panelists talked about the history covert activities in the United States and the impact of the Church Committee hearings on Congressional oversight of the intelligence community. As a…

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    Key Figures at the End of the Cold War

    James Graham Wilson talked about the Cold War, and argued that the actions of four key figures led to its end: Mikhail Gorbachev, Secretary of State George Schultz and Presidents Reagan and…

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    Immigration Policy History

    Three academics discussed the evolution of U. S. immigration policy. Each professor focused on a specific era, analyzing various laws and how each changed or shaped the American…

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    Briefing on Space Travel

    On American History TV -a look at the history of space exploration. Panelists include representatives from NASA and the National Air and Space Museum. They discuss competition…

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    Henry Luce and Publishing in the 20th Century

    Alan Brinkley talked about his book, The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century. Then he was joined in a discussion on journalism and history moderated by Professor Kaplan. The…

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    Economic Inequality and the Return of Jim Crow

    Devin Fergus argued that recent decades of financial deregulation have led to a growth of hidden fees and charges that adversely impinge on the American consumer. The consequent rise…

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    The Life Cycle of Presidential Libraries

    A panel chaired by Allen Weinstein discussed the work of presidential libraries. The session “The Life Cycle of Presidential Libraries: From Processing to Declassification to…

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    Federal Role in Race and Reconstruction

    The panelists discussed federal efforts to effect change relating to race relations, as well as issues relating to race during periods of reconstruction. They provided historical…

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