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  • emWhy Culture Matters Mostem
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    Why Culture Matters Most

    Economics Professor David Rose argued that moral beliefs and culture are essential to a thriving civil society. This virtual program was hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.

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  • Arlington National Cemetery 1915 Memorabilia Box
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    Arlington National Cemetery 1915 Memorabilia Box

    In 1915, President Woodrow Wilson placed a memorabilia box in the cornerstone of the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. In April 2020, 105 years later, it was opened to…

    361 views
  • US Domestic Politics and Treaty of Versailles
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    U.S. Domestic Politics and Treaty of Versailles

    William Jewell College Professor Gary Armstrong discussed the U.S. Senate’s rejection of the 1919 Treaty of Versailles to end World War I, which President Woodrow Wilson had spent seven months overseas…

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  • Civil War Veterans and Opiate Addiction
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    Civil War Veterans and Opiate Addiction

    Jonathan Jones of Penn State University talked about widespread opiate addiction among Civil War veterans. He explained how prescribing opium and morphine -- common treatments used for wartime…

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  • Historical Research in Fiction and Nonfiction
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    Historical Research in Fiction and Nonfiction

    Two best-selling authors discussed how they use historical research in their work. Novelist Kathleen Rooney’s latest is the World War I story Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey, and Miles Harvey…

    202 views
  • Mayflower Compact and Religious Liberty
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    Mayflower Compact and Religious Liberty

    The Heritage Foundation hosted a discussion about the Mayflower Compact, the document signed by the Mayflower passengers shortly before their arrival in North America in 1620. Scholars talked…

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  • emFight the Powerem
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    Fight the Power

    Clarence Taylor, author of Fight the Power, discussed the history of civil rights in New York. This video was provided by the Brooklyn Book Festival.

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  • Labor Money and Manpower During the Civil War
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    Labor, Money and Manpower During the Civil War

    Gettysburg College Civil War Institute hosted a online discussion with Brian Luskey, author of Men is Cheap: Exposing the Frauds of Free Labor in Civil War America. Mr. Luskey talked about…

    60 views
  • William Bradford and Plymouth Colony
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    William Bradford and Plymouth Colony

    Millersville University history professor Francis Bremer discussed William Bradford, one of the first governors of Plymouth Colony in the 1620s. He focused on how perceptions of Bradford…

    98 views
  • emMayflowerem
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    Mayflower

    Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War, published by Viking. He read from his book and talked about the history of Plymouth Colony, founded in…

    2,877 views
  • emTwilight of the Godsem
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    Twilight of the Gods

    Military historian Ian Toll concluded his three-volume history of the Pacific Theater during World War II. This was a virtual event hosted by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.

    716 views
  • emDown Along With That Devils Bonesem
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    Down Along With That Devil's Bones

    Journalist Connor Towne O’Neill discussed the legacy of white supremacy through memorials in the South to Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux…

    287 views
  • emThe Knowledge Machineem
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    The Knowledge Machine

    New York University Philosophy Professor Michael Strevens discussed the evolution of scientific thought and how it is applied to modern issues, including COVID-19 and climate change. This…

    643 views
  • emAgent Sonyaem
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    Agent Sonya

    Military historian Ben Macintyre recalled the life of Soviet intelligence officer Ursula Bolton, who assumed a false identity in an English village in the years leading up to the Cold War…

    274 views
  • emUndercurrentsem
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    Undercurrents

    Steve Davis, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation senior strategy adviser and China country office interim director, shared his thoughts on how leaders and citizens can bring about change…

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  • emPlymouth Colony The First Yearem
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    Plymouth Colony: The First Year

    This Coronet educational film dramatizes the Pilgrims' journey from England to Holland, and to New England in 1620, and ends with a depiction of the first Thanksgiving in Massachusetts. Much of the…

    140 views
  • Slavery and the Constitution
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    Slavery and the Constitution

    In a discussion hosted by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, a law professor and two actors who portray free and enslaved blacks at Williamsburg discussed the role compromises over…

    212 views
  • emI Am Not Your Enemyem
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    I Am Not Your Enemy

    Writer Michael McCray spoke about his travels to divided parts of the world to learn how activists, clergy, former combatants, and peace-builders were working to resolve conflicts in their…

    67 views
  • Wampanoag People
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    Wampanoag People

    Darius Coombs, Wampanoag and Eastern Woodlands director at Plimoth Patuxet, discussed the culture of the Wampanoag people who lived in the Plymouth area prior to the arrival of the…

    205 views
  • Pilgrim Story and Mayflower II Tour
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    Pilgrim Story and Mayflower II Tour

    Plimoth Patuxet deputy executive director Richard Pickering told the story of the Pilgrims' Atlantic crossing in 1620 from Plymouth, England to Plymouth, Massachusetts and the origins of the…

    394 views
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