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University of Mary Washington

The University of Mary Washington is a public university in Virginia that focuses on undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences. The core of its main campus of roughly 4,000 mostly residential students in Fredericksburg, Virginia, is the College of Arts and Sciences, which offers degrees in various liberal arts disciplines. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
University of Mary Washington has hosted 38 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1996 Speech. The year with the most events was 2020 with 10 events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2016 with an average of 2,169 views per video. Most appearances with William Crawley (24), Stephen J. Farnsworth (4), Jeffrey McClurken (3). Most common tags: Gender Issues, African American History, Civil War.

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    The Woman Behind the New Deal

    Author Kirstin Downey talked about her biography of Frances Perkins, Franklin Roosevelt’s secretary of labor and the first female Cabinet…

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    Black Woman Reformer

    Lycoming College history professor Sarah Silkey recounted journalist and civil rights activist Ida. B. Well’s 1893-94 anti-lynching campaigns…

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    Charlie Chaplin

    University of Mary Washington professor Stephen Farnsworth talked about actor Charlie Chaplin and the political dynamics of his films. This…

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    Black Flags, Blue Waters

    Author Eric Jay Dolin provided a history of piracy in the Americas in the 17th and 18th centuries. This talk was part of the University of…

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