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    Capitalism, Democracy, and the Emancipation of Belief

    Alice Kessler-Harris discusses what she describes as the struggle between democracy and capitalism in American History. She argues that democracy has been threatened by the…

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    History of Birth Control in America, Preview

    New York University History Professor Linda Gordon argues that there were no controversies regarding birth control in the United States until women became politically active in seeking the…

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    Women in Colonial America, Preview

    A preview was shown of Cornell University History Professor Mary Beth Norton’s discussion of prominent women in 17th and 18th century American history. She argued that there were…

    124 views
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    History of Birth Control in America

    Up next, at the Organization of American Historians meeting in Milwaukee, New York University Professor Linda Gordon discusses birth control in America. She argues that birth control…

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    Politics and Newspapers in the Early Republic, Preview

    University of Missouri history professor Jeffrey Pasley discusses his work as an author, teacher, blogger and former political speechwriter.  Mr. Pasley is the author and editor…

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    Politics and Newspapers in the Early Republic

    University of Missouri history professor Jeffrey Pasley discussed his work as an author, teacher, blogger, and former political speechwriter. Mr. Pasley is the author and editor…

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    Women in Colonial America

    Up next, Cornell University History professor Mary Beth Norton discusses women’s roles in colonial America. She argues that there were elite and influential women, but that they…

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    Civil Rights and Oral History

    Tom Ikeda of the Japanese American Legacy Project and Jasmine Alinder of the March on Milwaukee digital history project are interviewed at the Organization of American Historians meeting in…

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    Civil Rights and Oral History

    Tom Ikeda of the Japanese American Legacy Project and Jasmine Alinder of the March on Milwaukee digital history project were interviewed at the Organization of American Historians meeting…

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    War of 1812 in History and Memory

    History professors Alan Taylor and Nicole Eustace are interviewed about the significance and legacy of what Professor Taylor called “The Civil War of 1812” in his Pulitzer…

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    Paul Finkelman on 19th Century Slave Trade

    Albany Law School professor Paul Finkelman spoke about the practice of kidnapping freemen from the North and sending them South during the 19th century. He also discussed the…

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    The Environment in American History

    History professors Mark Fiege of Colorado State University and William Cronon of the University of Wisconsin-Madison are interviewed about studying American history by examining the…

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    100th Anniversary of the Election of 1912

    Georgetown history professor Michael Kazin and director of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center Khalil Muhammad were interviewed about the significance of the election that…

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    War of 1812 in History and Memory, Preview

    A preview was shown for an interview with History professors Alan Taylor and Nicole Eustace about the significance and legacy of what professor Taylor called “The Civil War of…

    143 views
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    The Environment in American History, Preview

    History professors Mark Fiege of Colorado State University and William Cronon of the University of Wisconsin-Madison are interviewed about studying American history by examining the…

    104 views
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    100th Anniversary of the Election of 1912, Preview

    Georgetown history professor Michael Kazin and director of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center Khalil Muhammad are interviewd about the significance of the election that…

    141 views
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    Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment

    From the Milwaukee meeting of the Organization of American Historians, Columbia University history professor Eric Foner, and University of Iowa history professor Linda Kerber discuss the…

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    Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment, Portion

    An interview with Columbia University history professor Eric Foner and University of Iowa history professor Linda Kerber. They traveled to Milwaukee for the Organization of American…

    188 views
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    Violence in the Pre-Civil War Congress

    Yale history professor Joanne Freeman and University of Chicago political science professor William Howell are interviewed about acts of violence in the U.S. Congress leading up to the…

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    Historical Interpretation by the National Park Service

    An interview with Chief Historian of the National Park Service Robert Sutton. He discusses how his organization is telling history in new ways by including more information about…

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