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Brooklyn Historical Society

The Brooklyn Historical Society , founded in 1863, is a museum, library, and educational center preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's 400-year past. The society's Romanesque Revival building, designed by George B. Post and built in 1878-81, is a National Historic Landmark and part of New York City's Brooklyn Heights Historic District. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Brooklyn Historical Society has hosted 33 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2006 Speech. The year with the most events was 2017 with five events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2017 with an average of 8,813 views per video. Most appearances with Marcia Ely (9), Deborah Schwartz (7), Gabriel Mendez (3). Most common tags: African American History, Race Relations, Civil War.

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    The Last Slave Ship

    Author Ben Raines talked about his discovery of the remains of the Clotilda, the last known slave ship to bring captives…

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    Surviving the White Gaze

    Cultural critic Rebecca Carroll talked about her challenges with racial identity and racism. This virtual program was hosted…

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    The Fight for Free Speech

    ABC News assistant chief counsel Ian Rosenberg weighed in on the scope and limits of free speech. This virtual event was…

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    Author Discussion on the State of Conservatism

    Authors Rick Perlstein, Tasha Philpot and Nicole Hemmer discussed the state of conservatism. This virtual program was…

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