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  • emTigers on the Looseem
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    Tigers on the Loose

    This 1965 U.S. Army film highlights the 10th Armored Division, known as the “Tiger” division. Narrated by actor Lorne Greene, the story is told in two parts primarily by the World War II veterans…

  • Vietnam War Soldier and Civilian Peace Initiatives
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    Vietnam War Soldier and Civilian Peace Initiatives

    Historian Christian Appy and peace activist Cora Weiss delivered keynote talks on U.S. soldier and civilian peace initiatives during the Vietnam War. Their remarks were part of a conference in…

  • emBetrayal in Berlinem
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    Betrayal in Berlin

    Steve Vogel recounted the Cold War clandestine mission, “Operation Gold,” in which U.S. and British forces sought to dig a tunnel into East Berlin in order to capture KGB intelligence. The…

  • Vietnam War Diplomatic and Peace Initiatives
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    Vietnam War Diplomatic and Peace Initiatives

    Historians discussed U.S. diplomatic and peace initiatives during the Vietnam War. Panelists focused on the role soldiers played, why the war should have been avoided, the perspective of the South…

  • Public Opinion Radio and Entry into World War II
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    Public Opinion, Radio and Entry into World War II

    Wofford College professor Mark Byrnes taught a class about U.S. public opinion, the rise of radio as a national media, and the debate about whether to enter World War II. He outlined the…

  • Life in a World War II Japanese Internment Camp
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    Life in a World War II Japanese Internment Camp

    Andrea Warren talked about her book, Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta, a Boy Imprisoned in a Japanese American Internment Camp During World War II. Mr. Mineta joined the discussion…

  • James Baker and American Diplomacy
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    James Baker and American Diplomacy

    Former Secretary of State James Baker recounted his time as the country’s top diplomat in the George H.W. Bush administration in a conversation with philanthropist David Rubenstein. The…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • emCitizen 865em
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    Citizen 865

    Author and journalist Debbie Cenziper talked about her book, Citizen 865: The Hunt for Hitler’s Hidden Soldiers in America, in which she reported on the Nazi war criminals who secretly…

  • 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…

  • emThe Meanest Man in Congressem
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    The Meanest Man in Congress

    Brendan and Timothy McNulty talked about their book, The Meanest Man in Congress: Jack Brooks and the Making of an American Century, in which they recalled the life and work of the late…

  • Washington Journal Craig Shirley Discusses His New Book  News of the Day
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    Craig Shirley on Mary Ball Washington

    Author Craig Shirley discussed his new book Mary Ball Washington: The Untold Story of George Washington’s Mother.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • emStolenem
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    University of Maryland History Professor Richard Bell talked about his book, Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home, in which looked at the…

  • 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 Woodrow…

  • 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,…

  • emShe Came to Slayem
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    She Came to Slay

    Historian Erica Armstrong Dunbar talked about her book in which she recounted the life of abolitionist Harriet Tubman, She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman.

  • NASA Research Mathematician Katherine Johnson
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    NASA Research Mathematician Katherine Johnson

    West Virginia native and West Virginia State University alumna Katherine Johnson played a pivotal role in NASA’s missions to put men in space and on the moon. West Virginia State University President Anthony…

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