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Chicago Public Library has hosted 4 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1999 Forum. The year with the most videos was 2003 with five videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 2,171 views per program. Most appearances with Leah Vaselopulos (4), Rick Kogan (2). Most common tags: Lincoln, Abraham, World History.

Recent Programs

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    In the Garden of Beasts

    Erik Larson recounts the tenure of the first American ambassador to Hitler’s Germany, William Dodd. The former college professor and his…

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    Henry Louis Gates on Abraham Lincoln

    Professor Gates spoke about how personal stories relate to history and showed pictures while talking about tracing his family history. Topics included his…

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    We Are Lincoln Men

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Herbert Donald talked about his book, We Are Lincoln Men: Abraham Lincoln and His Friends, published by Simon and Schuster. In the book,…

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    Stalin's Last Crime: The Plot Against the Jewish Doctors

    Mr. Brent discussed the book he co-authored with Vladimir Naumov titled Stalin’s Last Crime: The Plot Against the Jewish Doctors, 1948-1953, published by…

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Departments

  • Carter G. Woodson Regional Branch Videos: 1

People

    • Beverly Cook
      Assistant Curator, Harsh (Vivian G.) Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature, Chicago Public Library
      1 Videos
    • Mary Dempsey
      Commissioner, Chicago Public Library
      2 Videos
    • Amy Eshleman
      Director, Development and Outreach, Chicago Public Library
      1 Videos
    • Beth Loch
      Archival Specialist, Harsh (Vivian G.) Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature, Chicago Public Library
      1 Videos
    • Leah Vaselopulos
      Assistant Director, Development and Outreach, Chicago Public Library
      4 Videos
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