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    Book Discussion on Rebel Yell

    S.C. Gwynne talked about his book, Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson, in which he recounts the life and military career of Confederate general Thomas…

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    Naval Warfare in the American Revolution

    Dennis Conrad talked about America’s naval heritage and the changes in the nature of naval warfare during the American Revolution. Mr. Conrad also described how ships from…

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    History of Native American Treaties

    Robert Clinton talked about the history of treaties between Native Americans and non-native settlers. He traced the evolution of Anglo-American treaties and how they shifted from…

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    Herbert Hoover, Henry Wallace, and Cold War America

    Kevin Kim talked about Herbert Hoover, and Henry Wallace, and the U.S. policies that led to the Cold War. br/ This interview was part of a series of five interviews American History TV…

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    Historic Hazelwood House

    Christine Dunbar talked about the Historic Hazelwood House and Morgan and Elizabeth Martin, who built and lived in the house during the 19th century. Morgan Martin spent much of his…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower Steam Engine

    Jacqueline Frank, executive director of the National Railroad Museum, talked about the history of the “Dwight D. Eisenhower” Train during World War II. She spoke about the…

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    U.S.-Native American Treaties

    Richard Hill talked about the history of Native American treaties. He explained the nature of treaty making as well as the rituals and the artifacts that helped bind treaties between…

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    Life and Legacy of Booker T. Washington

    Chester Fontenot talked about the life and legacy of Booker T. Washington. Professor Fontenot spoke about Mr. Washington’s early years at Tuskegee University and looks at…

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    Congress and Civil War Peace Terms

    Gregory Downs talked about the role of Congress following the end of the Civil War. Professor downs said that when Congress met in December of 1865, occupation of the South,…

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    Fort Howard History and Restoration

    Nick Backhaus, restoration manager at Heritage Hill State Historical Park, talked about the Fort Howard’s role in Green Bay, Wisconsin, during the 19th century, and about the work to…

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    William S. Rosecrans and the Union Victory

    David Moore, author of William S Rosecrans and the Union Victor: A Civil War Biography, talked about West Point graduate and Union General William Rosencrans. An engineer and inventor,…

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    Material Culture of the Colonial South

    Ronald Hurst talked about how what people imported, made, and used in the colonial American South was often influenced by their ethnicity and religion. He spoke about how furniture,…

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    Panel Discussion on Southern Identity

    Blain Roberts, author of Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the Twentieth-Century South and Marcie Cohen Ferris, author of The Edible South: The Power of Food and the…

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    Book Discussion on The Fight for the Four Freedoms

    Harvey Kaye talked about his book, The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great, in which he talks about the “Fight for the Four…

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    Jean Nicolet and Green Bay, Wisconsin

    Michael Bie, author of It Happened in Wisconsin, a book about historical people and events in the state, talked about Jean Nicolet, the French explorer who is credited for exploring…

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    Q&A with Bob Timberg

    Bob Timberg talked about his book, Blue Eyed Boy, in which he recounts his experiences in Vietnam and subsequent career in journalism. In 1967, Mr. Timberg was a Marine just 13…

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    200th Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Champlain

    Arthur Cohn told the story of the battle of Lake Champlain and talked about how underwater archaeology reveals more about this event. September 2014 marked the 200th anniversary of the…

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    World War I Images

    Robert Enholm and Stephanie Dagherty toured the President Woodrow Wilson House in Washington, D.C., and highlighted its exhibit featuring a Brown University collection of World War I…

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    Book Discussion on Inventing Freedom

    Daniel Hannan, British Conservative Party member of the European Parliament, talked about his book, Inventing Freedom: How the English-Speaking Peoples Made the Modern World, in which he…

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    United States and World Leadership

    Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman talked about the costs and consequences of the United State’s role in world leadership and responded to the question, “Is America an umpire or an…

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