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    Book Discussion on Strategic Failure

    Mark Moyar talked about his book Strategic Failure:How President Obama’s Drone Warfare, Defense Cuts, and Military Amateurism Have Imperiled America, in which he discusses U.S.…

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    Book Discussion on First Over There

    Matthew Davenport talked about his book First Over There: The Attack on Cantigny, America’s First Battle of World War I, in which he tells stories of the soldiers who fought in…

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    Herbert Hoover and World War I Humanitarian Aid

    Panelists talked about the history of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, including Herbert Hoover’s involvement and its effect on current humanitarian aid expectations. Prior…

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    President Johnson Medicare Phone Calls

    This is a C-SPAN radio produced program of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s 1965 White House recordings on Medicare. Audio with still photos.

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    Book Discussion on A Hobbit, A Wardrobe, and a Great War

    Joseph Loconte talked about his book, A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War: How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Rediscovered Faith, Friendship, and Heroism in the Cataclysm of 1914-1918,…

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    After Words with Ralph Nader

    Ralph Nader talked about his book Return to Sender: Unanswered Letters to the President, 2001-2015, a collection of letters addressed to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama…

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    Health and Sanitation in 19th Century New York

    Catherine McNeur talks about her book Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City. She focuses on the hog and swill milk industries of the early 19th century. Run…

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    World War II Allied Bombing Campaign

    U.S. Air Force Academy history professor Colonel Mark Wells talks about the role of bombers and fighter planes in the Allied strategy during World War II. He also described the…

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    Reconstruction Amendments

    Professor Pamela Brandwein, author of Rethinking the Judicial Settlement of Reconstruction, talked about the Reconstruction Amendments - the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments to the U.S.…

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    Black Women and Early 1900s University Life

    Treva Lindsey talked about black women and early 1900s university life, including at Washington, D.C.'s, Howard University.

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    Lexington Cemetery

    Kent Masterson Brown gave a tour of the Lexington, Kentucky, cemetery and spoke about some of the national figures who are buried there. Mr. Brown showed the Todd family burial…

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    Benjamin Latrobe's Pope Villa

    Tom Moore gave a tour of Pope Villa, one of only three remaining domestic designs by Benjamin Latrobe, architect of the White House and U.S. Capitol. Benjamin Latrobe designed the home…

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    Teaching World War II in Schools

    David Kennedy and Rick Atkinson talked about how World War II shaped the world to come. Following their keynote addresses, panelists talked about the value and importance of teaching…

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    Book Discussion on Measure of a Man

    Martin Greenfield talks about his memoir Measure of a Man: From Auschwitz Survivor to Presidents' Tailor, in which he chronicles his experiences as a prisoner in Auschwitz during World War…

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    American Propaganda and World War II

    Jake Ersland spoke about the use of posters and other propaganda by the U.S. government during World War II. He spoke about the tactics used to recruit citizens to enlist in the…

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    Emmett Till and Great Migration Families

    Professor Krystal Frazier talked about the complexities of family life for African Americans in the North as well as the South during the mid-20th century. She spoke about the…

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    Robert F. Kennedy Assassination

    Niels Lesniewski talked about Roll Call's reporting on the 1968 assassination of Senator Robert Kennedy. This was part of a series of interviews to mark the 60th anniversary of the Capitol…

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    Panel Discussion on Civil War Photography

    Contributors discussed their book, Lens of War: Exploring Iconic Photographs of the Civil War, edited by J. Matthew Gallman and Gary W. Gallagher. The book uses photographs to reveal…

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    King Library Press

    Printing Press Director Paul Holbrook talked about the the history of the King Library Press and showed its operations, including typesetting, printing, and binding. The press is…

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    Book Discussion on A Dangerous Stir

    Mark Wahlgren Summers talked about his book A Dangerous Stir: Fear, Paranoia, and the Making of Reconstruction, in which he presents his observations on Reconstruction policy following the…

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