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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
    • 40,458 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
    • 25,328 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
    • 19,290 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
    • 12,600 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
    • 9,789 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
    • 9,073 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
    • 8,032 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
    • 7,296 views
  • The Purpose of the Declaration of Independence

    The Purpose of the Declaration of Independence

    National Park Service Park Ranger Matthew Ifill told the story of the Declaration of Independence and explained the purpose of the document.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 2 minutes
    • 7,285 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
    • 6,958 views
  • Causes of the Spanish American War

    Causes of the Spanish American War

    A look at the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History's exhibit on the Spanish American war, inlcuding the causes of the war.

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 4 minutes
    • 6,786 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
    • 6,783 views
  • The Historical Background of McCarthyism

    The Historical Background of McCarthyism

    Margaret Brennan talked about Senator Joseph McCarthy's (R-WI) "Enemies from Within" speech and the impact it had on his political career. She discussed the historical background leading up…

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 3 minutes
    • 6,571 views
  • The Red Scare and Nuclear Scientists

    The Red Scare and Nuclear Scientists

    Vince Houghton talked about Soviet spies who infiltrated U.S. atomic bomb research and how this may have led to the development of the Soviet atomic bomb. He also discussed the overreach…

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 3 minutes
    • 6,328 views
  • ACLU CoFounder Arthur Garfield Hays on McCarthyism

    ACLU Co-Founder Arthur Garfield Hays on McCarthyism

    This Longines Chronoscope interview from December 1951 focuses on the issue of McCarthyism and the threat of communism in the United States. Arthur Garfield Hays was co-founder and general…

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 2 minutes
    • 6,307 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
    • 9,918 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
    • 5,742 views
  • McCarthy and the Senate Hearings

    McCarthy and the Senate Hearings

    Margaret Brennan talked about Senator Joseph McCarthy’s (R-WI) Senate committee hearing investigating communists in government.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 6 minutes
    • 5,728 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
    • 5,604 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
    • 5,402 views
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