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  • Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase
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    Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase

    Professor Gene Smith talked about Thomas Jefferson’s challenges with the Louisiana Purchase Treaty. He discussed Jefferson’s concerns over whether it was unconstitutional, the resistance from the…

    401 views
  • emAn Inconvenient Sequelem
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    An Inconvenient Sequel

    Former Vice President Al Gore talked about his book An Inconvenient Sequel, in which he looks at the effects of climate change around the world.

    101 views
  • Eleanor Roosevelts Relationship With Her Father
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    Eleanor Roosevelt's Relationship With Her Father

    Eric Burns talked about his book, Someone to Watch Over Me: A Portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt and the Tortured Father Who Shaped Her Life. The future first lady’s father was Elliott, Theodore…

    23 views
  • After Words with Gretchen Carlson
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    After Words with Gretchen Carlson

    Gretchen Carlson talked about her book, Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back. She was interviewed by Sally Quinn.

    384 views
  • Hillary Clinton Discusses New Memoir emWhat Happenedem
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    What Happened

    Hillary Clinton talked about her book, What Happened, about the 2016 presidential campaign and election.

    686 views
  • QA with Sherman Gillums
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    Q&A with Sherman Gillums

    Sherman Gillums, Jr., executive director of Paralyzed Veterans of America and retired Marine Corps officer, talked about his own paralysis and the work that his organization does to help…

    141 views
  • emSpace for Womenem
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    Space for Women

    This recruitment and educational film contains interviews with women employed by NASA and shows the variety of work they do. Featured were Research Psychologist Patricia S. Cowings, Audio…

    287 views
  • Senator John McCain Reflects on Vietnam War Experience
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    Senator John McCain Interview

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talks about the 50th anniversary of his being shot down over North Vietnam as a Navy flier and the war’s impact on his life and the country. Senator McCain was…

    331 views
  • emThe Odyssey of Echo Companyem
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    The Odyssey of Echo Company

    Doug Stanton talked about his book The Odyssey of Echo Company: The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam War, in which he looks at the Vietnam War’s Tet Offensive through…

    22 views
  • emNasty Womenem
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    Nasty Women

    Kate Harding and Samhita Mukhopadhyay talked about their book Nasty Women, in which they examine the election of Donald Trump through a collection of essays from several feminist writers.…

    222 views
  • Senator McCain Condemns HalfBaked Spurious Nationalism
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    Senator McCain Receives 2017 Liberty Medal

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) was honored with the National Constitution Center’s 2017 Liberty Medal in Philadelphia. Former Vice President Joe Biden delivered keynote remarks and presented…

    701 views
  • College Campus Viewpoint Diversity and Free Speech
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    College Campus Viewpoint Diversity and Free Speech

    Authors talked about free speech on American campuses. The participants were Mark Lilla, author of The Once and Future Liberal; Nadine Strossen, author of Hate; April Kelly-Woessner, author of…

    103 views
  • Candidates Face Off in New Jersey Governors Debate
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    New Jersey Gubernatorial Debate

    Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno (R) and former Ambassador Phil Murphy (D) met for a debate before the November New Jersey gubernatorial election to select Governor Chris Christie (R). The…

    466 views
  • Judge Learned Hand and Statutory Law
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    Judge Learned Hand and Statutory Law

    Professor Thomas Merrill talked about Learned Hand’s interpretation of statutory law, which are laws generated by a legislative body. Judge Learned Hand served on the U.S. Second Circuit…

    64 views
  • emThe Vietnam WarHow Much Dissentem
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    The Vietnam War-How Much Dissent?

    This episode of the weekly ABC Scope series examined resistance to the Vietnam War and the draft with footage of demonstrations, interviews supporting and opposing the protests, statements…

    52 views
  • emWielding Words Like Weaponsem
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    Wielding Words Like Weapons

    Ward Churchill talked about Wielding Words Like Weapons, his book of essays on Native American history and activism.

    77 views
  • The WadsworthLongfellow House
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    The Wadsworth-Longfellow House

    Kathleen Neumann shares the story of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s life inside the Wadsworth-Longfellow House and the influence Portland had on the poet. Built in 1785 by his grandfather, the…

    43 views
  • Creative Maine Exhibit
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    "Creative Maine" Exhibit

    Kate McBrian talked about some of the trades highlighted the “Creative Maine” exhibit, which highlights the role craftsmen and skilled laborers played in building the state. The Maine Historical Society is…

    14 views
  • Jonathan Eig Discusses emMuhammad Aliem
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    Ali

    Jonathan Eig talked about his book Ali, in which he recounts the life and politics of Muhammad Ali. He spoke at the 2017 Southern Festival of Books.

    357 views
  • Maine Historical Society Archives Artifacts
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    Maine Historical Society Archives Artifacts

    Jamie Kingman Rice highlighted some of the items in the Maine Historical Society’s archives, including a lock of George Washington’s hair and a letter book belonging to Benedict Arnold. C-SPAN’s Local…

    69 views
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