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Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

The 'Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History' was founded in New York by businessmen-philanthropists Richard Gilder and Lewis E. Lehrman in 1994 to promote the study and interest in American history. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History has hosted 36 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2000 Forum. The year with the most events was 2008 with five events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2004 with an average of 3,851 views per video. Most appearances with James G. Basker (16), David W. Blight (4), Lewis E. Lehrman (3). Most common tags: Lincoln, Abraham, African American History, African Americans.

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