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Highlights This Weekend on American History TV May December 8-10, 2018

by NinaShelton

C-SPAN3's American History TV
8am Saturday - 8am Monday, December 8-10, 2018  

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Saturday 6pm ET
The Civil War: Soldiers' Views of the Battle of Antietam
Antietam National Battlefield's Keith Snyder shares personal accounts of soldiers who witnessed the bloodiest single-day battle in American history on September 17, 1862. Through letters, photographs and diary entries, Mr. Snyder gives a personal look at the soldiers' fears and private thoughts. The Mosby Heritage Area Association hosted this event.

 

 

Saturday 8pm ET & midnight 

Lectures in History: 20th Century Nativism & Immigration
University of North Florida professor David Courtwright teaches a class about changes in immigration demographics and the rise of nativism in the early 20th century.

 

 

Saturday 10pm & Sunday 4pm ET
Reel America: Women's Rights
The United Nations designated 1975 as International Women's Year. Since then, International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8. This 1974 conversation on the state of women's rights with Representatives Martha Griffiths (D-Michigan) and Patsy Mink (D-Hawaii) was produced by the National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year.

 

 

Sunday 1:30pm ET
Justice Kennedy: The Median Justice
Justice Kennedy: The Median Justice Law professors discuss retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's views on the division of power between the federal and state governments, the separation of powers among the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government, and his role as the swing vote in major Supreme Court decisions. Georgia State University hosted the symposium.

 

 

American History TV. All weekend - every weekend. Only on C-SPAN3.