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    Organization of American Historians Incoming President

    Professor Patricia Limerick spoke about her goals as the incoming president of the Organization of American Historians. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians…

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    Teaching Western History

    A roundtable discussion was held on the different topics, issues, and methods used to teach American Western history as well as the direction of the academic field. Professor Warren…

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    Building Renaming Ceremony

    The Interior Department building was renamed in honor of former Interior Secretary Stewart Lee Udall. He served from 1961 to 1969 during the Kennedy and Johnson…

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    Stewart Udall Memorial Service

    A memorial service was held for Stewart Udall, who served as interior secretary in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. He was a key proponent of environmental laws such as the…

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    2008 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards

    The J. Anthony Lukas Prize is given by the Nieman Foundation and the Columbia University School of Journalism to non-fiction books on an American topic. The award winners talked about…

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    Book Discussion on Buffalo Bill\'s America: William Cody and the Wild West Show

    Louis Warren talked about his book Buffalo Bill’s America: William Cody and the Wild West Show, published by Knopf. William “Buffalo Bill” Cody was a Pony Express…

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    Women of the West

    In the third in a series of symposia on American authors, participants talked about women writers in the American West. They focused on the works of Willa Cather, Edna Ferber, and…

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    Book Discussion on Something in the Soil

    Professor Limerick talked about her book Something in the Soil: Legacies and Reckoning in the br/ New West, published by W.W. Norton. She described the history of the American West…

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    Praising and Appraising American Heroes

    Mr. Ambrose and Ms. Limerick debated about historical figures such as Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and others and their accomplishments. They pointed out that while…

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