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  • Slaves Suing for Their Freedom
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    Slaves Suing for Their Freedom

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor William G. Thomas III taught a class on some of the lawsuits brought by slaves who sued for their freedom in the antebellum period. He outlined the…

  • Republican Lawmakers on Judiciary Committee Vote on Articles of Impeachment
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    Republican Lawmakers on Judiciary Committee Vote on Articles of Impeachment

    A handful of House Republicans spoke to reporters moments after the House Judiciary Committee voted to approve two articles of impeachment - abuse of power and obstruction of Congress -…

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  • Judiciary Chair Nadler Reacts to Judiciary Committee Vote on Articles of Impeachment
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    Judiciary Chair Nadler Reacts to Judiciary Committee Vote on Articles of Impeachment

    House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) spoke to reporters shortly after his committee voted to approve two articles of impeachment - abuse of power and obstruction of…

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  • emBoss of the Gripsem
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    Boss of the Grips

    Historian Eric K. Washington recounted the life of James Williams, chief porter of Grand Central Terminal’s Red Caps in the early 1900s, who was the face of his African-American workforce…

  • Senator Michael Bennet at the Kennedy Institute
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    Senator Michael Bennet at the Kennedy Institute

    The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate in Boston hosted a discussion, part of a series with 2020 presidential candidates, with U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) on his vision…

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  • Day to Day Life of a Military Advisor in South Vietnam
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    Day to Day Life of a Military Advisor in South Vietnam

    Two Military Assistance Command, Vietnam - or MACV - team leaders used photographs from the time to discuss their day to day experiences and responsibilities as military advisors in rural…

  • emSam Houston and the Alamo Avengersem
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    Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers

    Brian Kilmeade talked about his book, Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers: The Texas Victory That Changed American History, in which he provided a history of the United States' war for…

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  • Communicators with Representative Mike Doyle
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    Communicators with Representative Mike Doyle

    Rep. Mike Doyle, who chairs a House subcommittee on communications & technology, talks about a recent FCC oversight hearing, errors in broadband maps by major telecom companies, the Chinese…

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  • Representative Kim Schrier Delivers Democratic Weekly Address
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    Democratic Weekly Address

    Representative Kim Schrier (D-WA) delivered the Democratic Weekly Address highlighting legislation that would lower the cost of prescription drugs.

  • 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign
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    1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign

    Civil War scholar Scott Patchan talked about operations in the Shenandoah Valley during July and August 1864. Following a Confederate advance on Washington D.C. under Major General Jubal…

  • emSupreme Ambitionem
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    Supreme Ambition

    Washington Post deputy editor Ruth Marcus reported on the Supreme Court nomination process and the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

  • President Bill Clinton Impeachment House Floor Debate
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    President Bill Clinton Impeachment, House Floor Debate

    In the second of a three-part program, we looked back to the 1998-99 impeachment of President Bill Clinton with Alexis Simendinger. She covered the impeachment for National Journal, and is…

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  • Teaching the Vietnam War
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    Teaching the Vietnam War

    Three college professors discussed the ways they teach about U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. Panelists also talked about their personal participation in peace and anti-war movements and how those…

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  • emStolenem
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    Stolen

    University of Maryland history professor Richard Bell looked at the underground web of slave traders and human traffickers who operated in the North during the early 19th century. He…

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  • emThe US Supreme Court A Very Short Introductionem
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    The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction

    Linda Greenhouse talked about her book The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction. She responded to questions from members of the audience. This was an event in the Contemporary Life…

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  • Discussion with University Press Authors and Editors
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    Discussion with University Press Authors and Editors

    Authors and editors discussed the importance of university presses and the role they play in American society.

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  • emThe Hermit Kingem
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    The Hermit King

    Chung Min Lee, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, talked about his book on the rule of Kim Jong Un in North Korea.

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  • Cold War Peace Politics
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    Cold War Peace Politics

    Author Petra Goedde talked about her book, “The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History.” She explored the emerging politics of peace during the early years of the Cold War. The…

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  • emThe Whole World is Watchingem
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    The Whole World is Watching

    This film by the Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department documents a series of anti-Vietnam War actions by about 45,000 protesters in 1971. Blocking access to government buildings and disrupting traffic,…

    262 views
  • FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson Testifies on Boeing 737 Max Safety
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    Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Safety

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Stephen Dickson testified on the safety of Boeing’s 737 MAX before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. He was joined by…

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