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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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    Hemp Growing in the U.S.

    Christopher Abernathy talked about how, why, and where hemp has been grown in the U.S. He was interviewed at the Organization of American Historians 2015 annual meeting in St. Louis,…

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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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    Medicare and Medicaid 50th Anniversary

    Panelists talked about the history, benefits, and importance of Medicare and Medicaid, created by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1965. They spoke about how President Johnson was able to get…

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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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    History of Computers and Hacking

    Lawrence Kaplan talked about the history of computers and the emergence of hackers, and the governments' response to computer abuses. He spoke about the use of the first government…

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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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    Selma and the Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Gary May talks about the city of Selma, Alabama and its role in the 1965 voting rights fight for African Americans. He also spoke about the movie Selma and some of the historical…

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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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    Hunt-Morgan House

    Jason Sloan gave a tour of the Hunt-Morgan House in Lexington, Kentucky, and talked about the lives of John Wesley Hunt, John Hunt Morgan, and Thomas Hunt Morgan. John Wesley Hunt, who…

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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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    American History TV in Lexington, Kentucky

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Lexington, Kentucky, from June 20-25 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Not for Conquest

    This July 1965 U.S. army report from Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara outlines defense spending, activities around the world, and troop increases in South Vietnam.

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    A New Spirit for '76

    This film produced by the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission looks at preparations for the U.S. Bicentennial celebrations in 1976.

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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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    Iran: Between Two Worlds

    This 1954 Encyclopaedia Britannica Classroom film tells the history of Iran and Persian culture.

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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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