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  • emNight of the Assassinsem
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    Night of the Assassins

    Author and Vanity Fair contributing editor Howard Blum recounted the failed Nazi plot to kill the three Allied leaders at a secret meeting they attended in Tehran in 1943. This was a…

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  • Jefferson and the Federalists in Washington DC
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    Jefferson and the Federalists in Washington, D.C.

    U.S. Capitol Historical Society Chief Historian William “Chuck” diGiacomantonio discussed the tumultuous interactions between Democratic-Republican President Thomas Jefferson and Federalist…

    158 views
  • Michael Flynn Perjury Dismissal Case Rehearing Part 1
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    Michael Flynn Perjury Dismissal Case Rehearing, Part 1

    The full bench of U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit reheard oral argument via teleconference on whether they should order a lower district court judge to dismiss the perjury case…

    8,126 views
  • JFK Civil Rights and Nuclear Arms Race
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    JFK, Civil Rights and Nuclear Arms Race

    Andrew Cohen talked about two successive days in John F. Kennedy’s presidency that defined his response to the nuclear arms race and civil rights. Mr. Cohen is the author of Two Days in…

    126 views
  • emThe Volunteerem
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    The Volunteer

    Journalist Jack Fairweather recounted the efforts of Witold Pilecki, a member of the Polish resistance during World War II, who volunteered to be deliberately captured and sent to Auschwitz…

    166 views
  • California Senator Kamala Harris Launches Presidential Campaign in Oakland
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    Senator Kamala Harris Presidential Campaign Launch in Oakland, CA

    Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) held a rally in her hometown of Oakland, California, to formally launch her 2020 presidential campaign. She told supporters, “And so, I stand before you today…

    6,638 views
  • emThe Women with Silver Wingsem
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    The Women with Silver Wings

    Katherine Sharp Landdeck provided a history of the female pilots who served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. This was a virtual event hosted by the National World War II…

    471 views
  • Portraying Abraham Lincoln
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    Portraying Abraham Lincoln

    This was a conversation about portraying Abraham Lincoln on the stage. Ford’s Theatre director Paul Tetreault talked with playwright Richard Hellesen who wrote Necessary Sacrifices -- a Ford’s…

    149 views
  • Roosevelts and Kennedys  Political Relationships
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    Roosevelts and Kennedys - Political Relationships

    The directors of the Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy presidential libraries talked about the political relationships between members of the Roosevelt and Kennedy families -- in…

    145 views
  • emThe Splendid and the Vileem
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    The Splendid and the Vile

    Erik Larson looked at Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s leadership during the London Blitz. This was a virtual event hosted by Future Tense, a partnership of New America, Slate, and…

    1,427 views
  • James Blaine Presidential Contender
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    James Blaine, Presidential Contender

    Historians discussed the role of James Blaine (1830-1893) in changing politics. One of the most colorful, and divisive figures in post-Reconstruction U.S. politics, James Blaine was the 1884 Republican presidential…

    5,017 views
  • Herbert Hoover and FDR Transition
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    Herbert Hoover and FDR Transition

    The directors of the Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential libraries talked about the 1932 campaign for the White House in the midst of the Great Depression -- and the tense…

    152 views
  • Massachusetts US Senate Democratic Debate
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    Massachusetts U.S. Senate Democratic Debate

    SenSenator Edward Markey (D-MA) and Democratic primary challenger Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA, 4th), participated in a heated debate including the topic of negative campaigning. Sen. Markey challenged…

    758 views
  • Open Phones on Joe Biden Vice Presidential Announcement
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    Open Phones on Joe Biden Vice Presidential Announcement

    212 views
  • emArmy in Action  The Tide Turnsem
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    Army in Action - The Tide Turns

    Episode seven of a 10-part U.S. Army documentary from 1965 examines World War II in the year 1944, from Pacific Island campaigns to the D-Day invasion, liberation of Paris, and first incursions into…

    154 views
  • emArmy in Action  Global Warem
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    Army in Action - Global War

    Episode six of a 10-part U.S. Army documentary from 1965 tells the story of World War II beginning with the July, 1943 Allied invasion of Sicily to operations in the Pacific, to the invasion of southern…

    893 views
  • Washington Journal Christopher OLeary Discusses State  Federal Unemployment Insurance
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    Christopher O'Leary on State and Federal Unemployment Insurance

    Christopher O’Leary, senior economist at the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, talked about the role of state and federal unemployment insurance.

    342 views
  • emArmy in Action  The Slumbering Giant Awakesem
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    Army in Action - The Slumbering Giant Awakes

    Episode five of a 10-part U.S. Army documentary from 1965 covers World World II from approximately one year after the December 1941 Pearl Harbor attack to the Allied invasion of Sicily in the summer of 1943.…

    172 views
  • Discussion on 2020 Elections  The Youth Vote
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    Discussion on 2020 Elections & The Youth Vote

    A virtual discussion about the youth vote and activism was hosted today by the Washington Post, with David Hogg and Alexis Confer, from March for Our Lives

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  • emArmy in Action  The Spreading Holocaustem
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    Army in Action - The Spreading Holocaust

    Episode four of a 10-part U.S. Army documentary from 1965 tells the story of America’s entry into World World II beginning with the attack on Pearl Harbor through the November, 1942 invasion of North Africa. The…

    203 views
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