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    Q&A with Arthur Herman

    Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Arthur Herman talked about his book, Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior.

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    Book Discussion on Spain in our Hearts

    Adam Hochschild talked about his book, Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, about the close to 3,000 Americans that took part in the Spanish Civil War, from a…

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    Book Discussion on The Statesman and the Storyteller

    Mark Zwonitzer talked about his book, The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Rise of American Imperialism, about the friendship between author Mark Twain and…

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    After Words with Pamela Haag

    Pamela Haag talked about her book The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture, in which she traces the history of guns and examines when and how they became a…

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    Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink

    Professor Judy Wu talked about the life and career of Representative Patsy Takemoto Mink (D-HI). She was interviewed at the 2016 meeting of the Organization of American Historians in…

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    Cultural Heritage and Confederate Monuments

    Professor Scott Nesbit talked about historic preservation and the debate over southern cultural heritage sites, such as the tearing down or the relocation of Civil War monuments and markers…

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    Book Discussion on If You Can Keep It

    Eric Metaxas talked about his book If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty, in which he argues that America has drifted from the Founding Fathers' idea of liberty and…

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    Land Use During Reconstruction

    Professor Adam Dean talks about plans and proposals for land use and redistribution in the South and West during Reconstruction. He argued that a northern agrarian ideal was imposed on…

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    U.S. Atomic War Plans from 1945-1950

    Professor John Curatola talked about his book, Bigger Bombs for a Brighter Tomorrow: The Strategic Air Command and American War Plans at the Dawn of the Atomic Age, 1945-1950. Professor…

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    Book Discussion on 1941

    Marc Wortman talked about his book 1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at War, in which he examines America’s secret forays into World War II prior to the…

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    Book Discussion on MacArthur at War

    Walter Borneman talked about his book MacArthur at War: World War II in the Pacific, in which he examines General Douglas MacArthur’s leadership in the Pacific theater during World…

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    Freed People's Refugee Camps

    Professor Abigail Cooper talked about what life would have been like in freed people’s refugee camps during and after the Civil War. Professor Cooper spoke at “Reconstruction…

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    Former U.S. Capitol Pages

    Former House and Senate Pages, who served between 1967 and 2001, talked about their experiences. Cokie Roberts moderated the discussion.  “Pages Through the Decades”…

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    U.S. Capitol Page History and Research

    Congressional historians Matthew Wasniewski, Farar Elliott, and Katherine Scott spoke about the U.S. Capitol Page program. Using a variety of images, they discussed their research on…

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    Book Discussion on Black Faces, Black Interests

    Carol Swain talked about her book, Black Faces, Black Interests: The Representation of African Americans in Congress. She was interviewed at Vanderbilt University. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    Book Discussion on Making Freedom

    Richard Blackett talked about his book, Making Freedom: The Underground Railroad and the Politics of Slavery. He was interviewed at the Black Cultural Center of Vanderbilt University.…

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    The Vietnam War

    Professor Andrew Wiest, with the help of a local veteran John Young, talked about the Vietnam War, focusing on the Mekong Delta. Professor Wiest spoke about the strategic importance of…

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    Book Discussion on Writings on the Wall

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talked about his book, Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyong Black and White, about the political and social landscape in America. He was interviewed…

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    General Grant and the Continuing Civil War

    Professor Brooks Simpson talked about General Ulysses S. Grant’s career after the Civil War. Professor Simpson spoke at “Reconstruction and the Legacy of the War,” the…

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    Origins of the Lost Cause

    Historians talked about the role of Jubal Early and John B. Gordon in the origins of the “Lost Cause.” They spoke at “Reconstruction and the Legacy of the War,” the…

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