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  • Socialism vs Capitalism

    Socialism vs. Capitalism

    Thom Hartmann on the gray area between socialism and capitalism, including the lines between where the private sector ends, and the public sector begins.

    C-SPAN clip by CSPANCLASSROOM
    • 6 minutes
    • 9,744 views
  • Jacqueline Woodson Harbor Me

    Jacqueline Woodson: Harbor Me

    Author Jacqueline Woodson talks about the characters in her book "Harbor Me."

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 6 minutes
    • 3,491 views
  • The Great Depression and Public Policy

    The Great Depression and Public Policy

    Author Amity Shlaes talks about the various public policy attempts to stimulate the economy during the Great Depression.

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 7 minutes
    • 2,659 views
  • The Impact of WEB DuBois and Marcus Garvey

    The Impact of W.E.B DuBois and Marcus Garvey

    Author and historian Peniel Joseph talked about how W.E.B DuBois and Marcus Garvey influenced the Black Power movement and the civil rights movement.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 5 minutes
    • 1,794 views
  • The Results of Bush v Gore

    The Results of Bush v. Gore

    Joan Biskupic, author and journalist, talked about the results of the Supreme Court case Bush v. Gore.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 2 minutes
    • 1,402 views
  • Cokie Roberts on her fathers disappearance

    Cokie Roberts on her fathers disappearance

    Cokie Roberts on her fathers disappearance

    C-SPAN clip
    • 48 seconds
    • 1,205 views
  • Jacqueline Woodson Writing Style

    Jacqueline Woodson: Writing Style

    Jacqueline Woodson talks about poetry, audience, themes and issues that influence her writing.

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 3 minutes
    • 1,089 views
  • Shelby Foote on the value of Marcel Proust and the written word

    Shelby Foote on the value of Marcel Proust and the written word

    In this September 2001 interview with C-SPAN, author Shelby Foote talks to Brian Lamb about when and why he reads Marcel Proust and the value of the written word and our need to read it.

    C-SPAN clip by etouhey
    • 2 minutes
    • 983 views
  • Background on the Emancipation Proclamation

    Background on the Emancipation Proclamation

    Edna Greene Medford explains the steps leading up to President Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation.

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 2 minutes
    • 868 views
  • The Paris Accord and Emissions

    The Paris Accord and Emissions

    Elizabeth Kolbert, bestselling author and staff writer for the New Yorker, talked about emissions and each countries' contributions for each country in the Paris Climate Accord.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 2 minutes
    • 814 views
  • Lincoln and the 13th Amendment

    Lincoln and the 13th Amendment

    Lincoln and the 13th Amendment

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 6 minutes
    • 728 views
  • Jacqueline Woodson Setting

    Jacqueline Woodson: Setting

    Jacqueline Woodson discusses the importance of place in her books.

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 2 minutes
    • 708 views
  • The HamiltonBurr Duel

    The Hamilton-Burr Duel

    Author and historian Joanne Freeman discussed the ideas of an affair of honor and duels. She also described the Hamilton-Burr duel that took place in 1804.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 4 minutes
    • 689 views
  • David McCullough on His Typewriter

    David McCullough on His Typewriter

    In December 2001, David McCullough, the author of several American biographies including John Adams, talked about his infamous typewriter, on which he has written all of his books.

    C-SPAN clip by etouhey
    • 2 minutes
    • 644 views
  • The Allied Forces Supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower and Operation Overlord

    The Allied Forces, Supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower, and Operation Overlord

    Rick Atkinson, a Pulitzer Prize- and Polk Award-winning journalist, talked about Operation Overlord, marching orders that tasked Supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower and the Allied Forces…

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 1 minute
    • 483 views
  • Dave Barry answers BookTV question Im not Jewish whats in it for me by citing Hagadah Alan Zweibel Adam Mansbach and his Cuban Jewish wife

    Dave Barry answers BookTV question "I'm not Jewish, what's in it for me" by citing Hagadah, Alan Zweibel, Adam Mansbach, and his Cuban Jewish wife

    Dave Barry answers BookTV question "I'm not Jewish, what's in it for me" by citing Hagadah, Alan Zweibel, Adam Mansbach, and his Cuban Jewish wife

    C-SPAN clip
    • 2 minutes
    • 457 views
  • Toni Morrison I Dont Remember Myself Unable to Read

    Toni Morrison: "I Don't Remember Myself Unable to Read"

    In 2001, author Toni Morrison appeared on Book TV's In Depth program to talk about her life and work. She speaks here about why she saw herself first and foremost as a "black woman writer"…

    C-SPAN clip by etouhey
    • 3 minutes
    • 451 views
  • Comparing the New Deal and the Green New Deal

    Comparing the New Deal and the Green New Deal

    Journalist Naomi Klein talked about President Roosevelt's New Deal and the Green New Deal proposal to address climate change. She compared the two initiatives and discussed the scale and…

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 4 minutes
    • 445 views
  • Jacqueline Woodson The Theme of Family

    Jacqueline Woodson: The Theme of Family

    Jacqueline Woodson talks about the theme of family in her books and how it reflects reality.

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 55 seconds
    • 433 views
  • The Caning of Charles Sumner

    The Caning of Charles Sumner

    Joanne Freeman talked about the caning of Senator Charles Sumner by Congressman Preston Brooks on the floor of the Senate and the symbolic nature of this attack.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 5 minutes
    • 371 views
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