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    1966 Fulbright Vietnam Hearings, General James Gavin

    Lieutenant General James Gavin (Retired) testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing investigating the Vietnam War. He spoke in opposition to the policies of the Johnson…

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    1966 Fulbright Vietnam Hearings, George Kennan

    This was an ABC News Special Report on the February 10, 1966, Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing investigating the Vietnam War. Former Ambassador to the Soviet Union George…

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    Life and Legacy of Lafayette

    Donald Miller talks about his biography, Lafayette: Extraordinary Life and Legacy. With what the author claimed was newly discovered information, he spoke about the Marquis de…

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    Punishment in the Jim Crow South

    Professor Natalie Ring talked about the common practice of lynching black men as punishment for perceived crimes in the Jim Crow era South. She described how socially active…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address, recorded February 10, 2016, at the Illinois State Senate. He reflected on his political career and the state of American politics.

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    Presidential Biographies

    A report on Justin Wm. Moyer’s February 4, 2016, Washington Post article on people who were attempting to read a biography of each president. Several of their Web sites were…

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    John Brown and the Election of 1860

    Dennis Frye talked about the reactions of both Southerners and Northerners following abolitionist John Brown’s 1859 raid on the federal armory at Harpers Ferry and his resulting…

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    Book Discussion on Ronald Reagan

    Jacob Weisberg talked about his book Ronald Reagan: The American Presidents Series: The 40th President, 1981-1989, in which he recalls the tenure of America’s 40th president, Ronald…

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    Eliza Jumel and Aaron Burr

    Margaret Oppenheimer talked about her book, The Remarkable Rise of Eliza Jumel: A Story of Marriage and Money in the Early Republic. Born into poverty, Eliza Jumel became one of the richest…

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    Book Discussion on The Oregon Trail

    Rinker Buck talked about his book, The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey, about the importance of the Oregon Trail, the 2,000 mile road that runs through six states from Missouri to the…

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    U.S. Foreign Relations Before and After 1916

    Historians talked about the 1916 re-election of President Woodrow Wilson and U.S. foreign policy. Topics included America’s relations with Europe, the Caribbean, Central America,…

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    Book Discussion on Tough as They Come

    U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills (Retired) talked about his book, Tough as They Come, about his three tours of duty in Afghanistan and becoming a quadruple amputee after he triggered…

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    Donald Ritchie on the 1966 Vietnam Hearings

    Don Ritchie described the value of watching the 1966 Vietnam Hearings in 2016.

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    Book Discussion on The Black Calhouns

    Gail Lumet Buckley talked about her book The Black Calhouns: From Civil War to Civil Rights with One African American Family, in which she examines American history through the lens of her…

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    Book Stores in Savannah, Georgia

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    Book Discussion on Republic of Spin

    David Greenberg talked about his book Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency, in which he provides a history of how the White House has tried to control its message,…

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    Book Discussion on Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars

    Professor Stephen Prothero talked about his book Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections): The Battles That Define America from Jefferson’s Heresies to Gay…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Economic Opportunity

    Harold Holzer talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s outlook on economic growth, opportunity, and equality. He spoke about President Lincoln’s belief that every citizen…

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    Presidential Elections in the Twentieth Century

    Professor Margaret O’Mara talked about her book, Pivotal Tuesdays: Four Elections That Shaped the Twentieth Century. She spoke about the elections of Teddy Roosevelt, William Howard…

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    Q&A with Jesse Holland

    Jesse Holland talked about his book, The Invisibles: The Untold Story of African American Slaves in the White House.

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