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Highlights This Weekend on American History TV December 9-11

by NinaShelton

C-SPAN3's American History TV
8am Saturday - 8am, Monday December 9 - 11, 2017  

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Saturday 7pm ET
Researching Alexander Hamilton
Yale University historian Joanne Freeman talks about her life-long interest in Alexander Hamilton. She describes her research into this particular Founding Father and discusses how she used Hamilton's letters and writings to understand what motivated him. The Museum of the American Revolution hosted this talk.

 

Saturday 10pm & Sunday 4pm ET
Reel America: "Unwelcome Affection" - 1980s
In the early 1980s, as awareness of sexual harassment in the workplace increased, the U.S. government began addressing the problem with publications and training films. Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC created "Unwelcome Affection" as a training video. It shows five dramatized examples of inappropriate workplace behavior, with suggested questions for discussion after each segment.

 

Sunday 8pm & midnight ET
The Presidency: Andrew Jackson & the Bank War
Historian Daniel Feller revisits President Andrew Jackson's bank war of the 1830s, a political struggle to challenge -- and even cripple -- the powerful Bank of the United States, the young country's only national financial institution. Mr. Feller teaches at the University of Tennessee and directs the Papers of Andrew Jackson project. The White House Historical Association hosted this event.

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