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    Vietnam War POW Jeremiah Denton

    Alvin Townley spoke by phone about a May 2, 1966, interview inside a Hanoi prison with Vietnam War prisoner of war and Navy aviator Jeremiah Denton. During the interview,…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Cold War

    Jeremy Black talked about the role of President Dwight D. Eisenhower during the Cold War. He argued that the origins of the Cold War date back to World War I and challenged some…

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    Book Discussion on The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe

    Elaine Showalter talked about her book, The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography, about the life of suffragist and abolitionist Julia Ward Howe, whose accomplishments included writing…

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    "Remembering the Revolution" Exhibit, Part 2

    Heidi Campbell-Shoaf, chief curator of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, gave a tour of an exhibit marking the 125th anniversary of the organization. The Daughters of the…

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    1968 Presidential Campaign

    This U.S. Information Agency film chronicled the 1968 presidential campaign. Topics included the first primaries in New Hampshire, the surprise withdrawal of President Lyndon Johnson…

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    Book Discussion on The Gray Rhino

    Michele Wucker talked about her book, The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignor, about why society and governments fail to recognize and act on obvious…

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    Maryland Soldiers in the Revolutionary War

    Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, Washington’s Immortals: The Untold Story of an Elite Regiment Who Changed the Course of the Revolution, about a group of Maryland troops…

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    Book Discussion on Bettyville and Bobby Wonderful

    George Hodgman, author of Bettyville: A Memoir, and Bob Morris, author of Bobby Wonderful: An Imperfect Son Buries His Parents, talked about their respective memoirs. “Burying the…

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    Panel Discussion on Violent Crime in 19th Century America

    Skip Hollandsworth, author of The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America’s First Serial Killer, and and Kali Nicole Gross, author of Hannah Mary Tabbs and the…

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    Conversation with Henry Kissinger

    Henry Kissinger talked about U.S. policy during the Vietnam War, his role, and the lessons learned from the conflict. He also responded to questions from the audience. Topics…

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    Q&A with Ron Chernow

    Ron Chernow talked about his 2004 biography, Alexander Hamilton, which was adapted into the Broadway musical Hamilton.

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    Panel Discussion on World History

    Panelists talked about world history. Panelists included Mary Beard, author of SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome; Mark Molesky, author of This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or…

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    The Refugees

    The 1968 U.S. Marine Corps training film instructs U.S. soldiers in Vietnam on how to take care of civilian refugees seeking assistance.

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    Evacuation of Civilians

    This 1945 U.S. Army training film instructs soldiers and military police on how to protect, care for, and process refugees during World War II.

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    Myths About America in World War I

    Professor Jennifer Keene talked about myths about America’s involvement in World War I, including the misconceptions that the U.S. was not involved in Europe prior to entering the…

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    Book Discussion on The Smartest Places on Earth

    Antoine van Agtmael and Fred Bakker talked about their book The Smartest Places on Earth: Why Rustbelts Are the Emerging Hotspots of Global Innovation, in which they examine the next hot…

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    Myth of the Lost Cause

    Edward Bonekemper talked about his book The Myth of the Lost Cause: Why the South Fought the Civil War and Why the North Won, in which he examines post-war arguments made by former…

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    Book Discussion on A Sense of Duty

    Only a couple of days before the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975, Quang Pham, his mother, and siblings were driven out of Saigon on a motor scooter by their father, a South Vietnamese…

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    Confederate Monuments in New Orleans

    Jeff Adelson joined by phone to talk about the debate over the removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans.

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: "Is society ‘editing’ history?" New Orleans Advocate Politics Reporter Jeff Adelson also…

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