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  • Top Secret The Battle for the Pentagon Papers

    Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers

    Daniel Elsberg, Les Gelb, and James Goodale discuss the publication of the Pentagon Papers

    C-SPAN clip by mkane
    • 1 hour
    • 35,314 views
  • 2020 Cram for the Exam AP Government and Politics Exam Review

    2020 Cram for the Exam AP Government and Politics Exam Review

    High school government teachers Andrew Conneen and Daniel Larsen talked about the Advanced Placement United States Government and Politics Exam. They discussed the content and structure of…

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 56 minutes
    • 24,880 views
  • Reagan 1988 SOTU  I urge the Senate to move quickly and decisively in confirming Judge Anthony Kennedy to the highest Court in the land and to also confirm 27 nominees now waiting to fill vacancies in the Federal judiciary

    Reagan 1988 SOTU: "I urge the Senate to move quickly and decisively in confirming Judge Anthony Kennedy to the highest Court in the land and to also confirm 27 nominees now waiting to fill vacancies in the Federal judiciary."

    Reagan 1988 SOTU: "I urge the Senate to move quickly and decisively in confirming Judge Anthony Kennedy to the highest Court in the land and to also confirm 27 nominees now waiting to fill…

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    • 34 seconds
    • 19,259 views
  • Senator Joe McCarthys Enemies from Within Speech

    Senator Joe McCarthy's "Enemies from Within" Speech

    Senator McCarthy delivered the speech at a Lincoln Day dinner hosted by the Ohio County Republican Women's Club on February 9, 1950, at the McClure Hotel in Wheeling, West Virginia. In his…

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 4 minutes
    • 9,430 views
  • 2020 Cram for the Exam AP US History Review

    2020 Cram for the Exam AP U.S. History Review

    Matthew Ellington and Jason Stacy joined C-SPAN's Washington Journal for the inaugural AP U.S. History Cram for the Exam. Matthew Ellington, an AP U.S. History teacher at Ruben S. Ayala…

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 60 minutes
    • 7,064 views
  • The History of the State of the Union Address

    The History of the State of the Union Address

    The History of the State of the Union Address

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 13 minutes
    • 6,813 views
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence

    Historian John Ferling describes the events leading up to America’s declaration of independence from Britain in July 1776.

    C-SPAN clip by JKoning
    • 7 minutes
    • 6,749 views
  • Origins of McCarthyism

    Origins of McCarthyism

    Historian Margaret Brennan talked about Senator Joseph McCarthy's (R-WI) "Enemies from Within" speech and the impact it had on his political career. Senator McCarthy delivered the speech at…

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 14 minutes
    • 7,912 views
  • End of Prohibition

    End of Prohibition

    Lisa Andersen, assistant professor at the Juliard School, discussed the process of repealing the 18th Amendment.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 3 minutes
    • 5,372 views
  • We the People Clause

    We the People Clause

    Jeffrey Rosen talks about popular sovereignty and the meaning of "We the People" at the Constitutional Convention.

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 2 minutes
    • 1,094 views
  • The Significance of Marbury v Madison

    The Significance of Marbury v. Madison

    Author Cliff Sloan and Yale Law Professor Akhil Reed Amar explain the significance of the Supreme Court Case Marbury v. Madison.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 2 minutes
    • 3,348 views
  • The Beginning of WWII in Europe

    The Beginning of WWII in Europe

    An archival film summarizes Germany's preparations for war leading up to its invasion of Poland on September 1st, 1939. It proved to be the act of aggression that touched off World War II…

    C-SPAN clip by JKoning
    • 6 minutes
    • 4,588 views
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor

    History professor Craig Symonds, talked about the expectations of war with Japan before their strike on Pearl Harbor, and the shock of the American people that ensued after the attack.

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 3 minutes
    • 4,418 views
  • April 5 1951 Universal Newsreel Ethel and Julius Rosenberg

    April 5, 1951 Universal Newsreel: Ethel and Julius Rosenberg

    This April 5, 1951, Universal Newsreel reports on the death penalty for Ethel and Julius Rosenberg.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 1 minute
    • 4,307 views
  • The First Martin Luther King Jr Day

    The First Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    The First Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 20 minutes
    • 4,274 views
  • The War of 1812 Declaration of War

    The War of 1812- Declaration of War

    Vince Vaise gave a tour of Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland, and talked about the reasons for declaring war on the British.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 2 minutes
    • 4,264 views
  • History of the Ku Klux Klan

    History of the Ku Klux Klan

    An excerpt from "Ku Klux Klan: The Invisible Empire", a CBS Reports documentary from 1965 that traces the history of the Ku Klux Klan including its 1915 resurgence inspired by the silent…

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 8 minutes
    • 4,143 views
  • VotebyMail Laws in Oregon

    Vote-by-Mail Laws in Oregon

    Kerry Tymchuk, executive director of the Oregon Historical Society Museum, explain Oregon's vote-by-mail system that eliminates polling places on election.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 2 minutes
    • 4,038 views
  • NY State Museums September 11 2001 Exhibit

    NY State Museum's September 11, 2001 Exhibit

    Mark Schaming, director of the New York State Museum, toured the museum's September 11, 2001 exhibit, the world's largest collection of artifacts gathered from Ground Zero following the…

    C-SPAN clip by CSPANCLASSROOM
    • 7 minutes
    • 4,009 views
  • The End of World War II and the Beginnings of the Cold War in Europe

    The End of World War II and the Beginnings of the Cold War in Europe

    This 1958 U.S. Army “Big Picture” film documents the events in Europe after the end of World War II that led to the Cold War and the formation of NATO.

    C-SPAN clip by JKoning
    • 5 minutes
    • 3,959 views
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