Jimmy Carter and the 1970s

Professor Bruce Schulman, chair of the Boston University History Department, teaches history classes on the United States since 1865. In… read more

Professor Bruce Schulman, chair of the Boston University History Department, teaches history classes on the United States since 1865. In this class he lectured about the 1970s and President Jimmy Carter. Topics included President Carter’s struggles with a substantial petroleum shortage amidst rising demand and increased inflation. Professor Schulman used numerous visuals and music clips to teach students about the mood of the country at the time. Students also reacted to the opening credits sequence of the theatrical film How to Beat the High Cost of Living and audio clips from President Carter’s so-called “malaise” speech of July 15, 1979. close

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Jimmy Carter and the 1970s

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298182-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
May 14, 2011
Last Aired:
May 15, 2011

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  • May 14, 2011 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2011 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2011 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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