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  • Sheila Nevins Discusses Life in Entertainment Industry
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    You Don't Look Your Age...and Other Fairy Tales

    HBO Documentary Films president Sheila Nevins shared her thoughts on working as an executive in the entertainment industry.

  • Physical Education and Health in Public Schools
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    Physical Education and Health in Public Schools

    The New School professor Natalia Mehlman Petrzela taught a class about the history of health and physical education in the American school system. She described how progressives in the…

  • emThe Class of 74em
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    The Class of '74

    John Lawrence, former chief of staff to Rep. Nancy Pelosi, recalled the 1974 congressional elections, which followed the Watergate scandal, and ushered in many new office holders, dubbed the…

  • Educational Uses of Public Broadcasting
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    Educational Uses of Public Broadcasting

    A panel marked the 50th anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 by discussing the educational uses of public broadcasting, including thoughts on the origins of Sesame Street and…

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  • Senator Jeff Merkley Delivers Democratic Weekly Address
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    Democratic Weekly Address

    Senator Jeff Merkley (OR) delivered the Democratic weekly address. He gave his reaction to the president’s infrastructure plan and talked about what Senate Democrats are doing for jobs and…

  • President Trump Delivers Weekly Address
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    Presidential Weekly Address

    President Trump delivered the weekly address, talking about the new tax plan.

  • Children and the Civil War
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    Children and the Civil War

    University of Richmond professor Lauranett Lee discussed how children were affected during the Civil War Era, and compared this history to the continuing twenty-first century problem of war,…

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    Joshua Freeman, history professor at Queens College, examined how the onset of factory production impacted the world’s social, economic, and political norms.

  • emFirst Founding Fatherem
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    First Founding Father

    Historian Harlow Giles Unger recounted the efforts of Richard Henry Lee in the Revolutionary War; from his call for independence from Britain in the Second Continental Congress to his…

  • Abraham Lincolns Life and Legacy
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    Abraham Lincoln's Life and Legacy

    Historians discussed President Lincoln at a day-long symposium on Abraham Lincoln’s life, career & legacy. The Abraham Lincoln Institute & Ford’s Theatre Society co-host.

  • Edwin Stanton Lincolns Assassination and Aftermath
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    Edwin Stanton, Lincoln's Assassination, and Aftermath

    Walter Stahr, author of Stanton: Lincoln’s War Secretary, talked about Edwin Stanton, President Lincoln’s assassination and aftermath at a day-long symposium on Abraham Lincoln’s life, career &…

  • Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts
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    Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts

    The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts features furniture, paintings, textiles and ceramics made and used by people in the southern states. Curator Daniel Ackerman highlighted objects that help tell…

  • Washington Journal Gary Schmitt Discusses Changes to Pres Trumps National Security Team
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    Gary Schmitt on Leadership Change at the State Department

    American Enterprise Institute’s Gary Schmitt discussed the recent changes to President Trump’s national security team. Some of the most recent officials to be fired by President Trump were…

  • Abraham Lincoln and Abolitionists
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    Abraham Lincoln and Abolitionists

    Stanley Harrold, author of Lincoln and the Abolitionists, talked about the 16th president at a day-long symposium on Abraham Lincoln’s life, career & legacy. The Abraham Lincoln Institute &…

  • Origins of Salem College
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    Origins of Salem College

    Salem College is the oldest educational institution for girls in the United States. Michelle Hopkins, Lawrence History Committee co-chair at Salem Academy and College, talked about the school’s origins and…

  • WinstonSalem North Carolina Driving Tour
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    Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Driving Tour

    Retired radio personality J.R. Snider gave a driving tour of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in…

  • emDelinquency Pop Culture and Generation Whyem
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    Delinquency, Pop Culture and Generation Why

    In his book Delinquency, Pop Culture, and Generation Why, Jack Monell examined how society correlates images in pop culture with increases in juvenile delinquency and questioned whether there is any direct…

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    The summer of 2002 was deemed the year of child abductions with the disappearance of Elizabeth Smart and other children. In her book Snatched, Spring-Serenity Duvall argues that even though the statistics have remained…

  • Maya Angelou Collection
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    Maya Angelou Collection

    Housed in the Wake Forest Library is the Maya Angelou Film and Theater Collection. Librarian Megan Mulder featured items that chronicle Angelou’s career on stage and behind the camera. C-SPAN’s Local…

  • emFrom Tobacco to Technologyem
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    From Tobacco to Technology

    Learn how Winston-Salem transitioned from a hub of tobacco manufacturing to having to reinvent itself for the 21st century in From Tobacco to Technology by Frank Elliott. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

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