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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 Hamilton

    Jeremy McCarter, co-author of Hamilton: The Revolution, talked about the musical created by his co-author, Lin-Manuel Miranda. He spoke at Jones College Preparatory High School at the 2016…

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    History of Greenwich Village

    Barry Lewis talked about the creation and evolution of New York City’s Greenwich Village. He spoke about the many changes the neighborhood experienced since the early 19th…

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    Q&A with Betty Koed

    U.S. Senate Historian Betty Koed talked about key moments in Senate history, as well as the work done by her office.

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    U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award

    David McCullough received the U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award and delivered remarks. Congressional leaders paid tribute to Mr. McCullough’s achievements,…

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    Book Discussion on Mary McGrory and Fair Labor Lawyer

    John Norris, author of Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism, and Marlene Trestman, author of Fair Labor Lawyer: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate…

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    The Capitol

    The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present were presented in a special 107-minute version of The Capitol. The documentary featured the…

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    Innovation and Enterprise

    John Gray gave a tour the Innovation wing of the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. He showed some of his favorite objects, including a 1896 bicycle embellished with…

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    Key Historic Sites in the U.S.

    Brent Glass talked about his book, 50 Great American Places, which details key historic sites across the U.S.

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    Global Economy and the Great Depression

    Professor Eric Rauchway talked about the state of the global economy after the Wall Street crash of 1929. He’s the author of The Money Makers: How Roosevelt and Keynes Ended the…

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    Coroners in the 19th Century South

    Professor Stephen Berry talked about coroners in the 19th century South. He discussed the role of a coroner as an agent of the state and talked about the records created from coroner…

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    National Historic Preservation Act

    Professor Max Page talked about the origins of the National Historic Preservation Act and the future of historic preservation in America. The National Historic Preservation Act was…

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    Book Discussion on Pioneer of the Mojave

    Richard Thompson talked about his book, Pioneer of the Mojave: The Life and Times of Aaron G. Lane, about Aaron G. Lane, the first permanent settler of California’s High Desert, and…

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    Book Discussion on The Earp Clan

    Nicholas Cataldo talked about his book, The Earp Clan: The Southern California Years, about the Earp family’s time in Southern California. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs)…

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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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    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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    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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    Post World War II New York City

    David Reid talked about his book, The Brazen Age: New York City and the American Empire: Politics, Art, and Bohemia, in which he argues that between 1945 and 1950, post World War II New…

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    Mass Migration in the Industrial Atlantic

    Professor Adam Rothman talked about the impact of the advent of the Industrial Revolution on the flow of migrants from Europe to the Americas in the 19th century. He argued that some…

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    Westward Expansion and Native Americans

    Professor Joseph Genetin-Pilawa spoke about post-Civil War westward expansion, and how it affected Native Americans and federal Indian policy. He argued that during the Reconstruction…

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