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Sheldon Hackney

Francis Sheldon Hackney, known as Sheldon Hackney was a prominent U.S. educator. Hackney was born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1933. He was the Boies Professor of United States History at the University of Pennsylvania. Wikipedia*

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Sheldon Hackney has 12 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Roundtable as a President for the University of Pennsylvania. The year with the most videos was 1994 with two videos as a Chairman for the National Endowment for the Humanities. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2003 with an average of 188 views per program. Most common tags: Executive Branch, Education Policy, Culture.

Appearances by Title:c. September 1, 1997 - Present Professor, History Department, University of Pennsylvania Videos: 4

Previously

Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities c. August 4, 1993 - c. August 31, 1997 Videos: 7 President, University of Pennsylvania c. April 16, 1989 - c. November 10, 1993 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • <em>The Sound of Freedom</em>

    The Sound of Freedom

    Raymond Arsenault talked about his book The Sound of Freedom: Marian Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Concert That Awakened…

  • After Words with Sheldon Hackney

    After Words with Sheldon Hackney

    Sheldon Hackney discussed his book Magnolias Without Moonlight: The American South from Regional Confederacy to National Integration,…

  • Censorship and Political Correctness Panel

    Censorship and Political Correctness Panel

    The members of the panel discussed controversies about books in which they had been involved and other incidents about political correctness…

  • Senate Confirmation Process

    Senate Confirmation Process

    Former government officials and others talked about the confirmation process for presidential nominees. Among the topics…

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