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  • Manpower and Morale After the 1968 Tet Offensive
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    Manpower and Morale After the 1968 Tet Offensive

    Historians looked at military manpower and morale trends after the 1968 Tet Offensive. Topics included draft and enlistment rates of college graduates, the perspective of Army Chaplains, and Project 100,000…

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  • Alexandria Virginias Freedmens Cemetery
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    Alexandria, Virginia's Freedmen's Cemetery

    Genealogist Char McCargo Bah talked about the Alexandria, Virginia cemetery opened in 1864 for African American freedmen and slaves who escaped to Union Army lines during the Civil War. The cemetery fell into…

    75 views
  • emMiller Timeem
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    Miller Time

    The Miller Brewing Company has been a Milwaukee staple since its founding in 1855. Learn about Miller’s journey from a small local brew house to becoming the second largest beer producer in the country from…

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  • Representative Michael McCaul Discusses National Security Challenges Facing US
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    Representative Michael McCaul on National Security

    House Foreign Affairs Ranking Member Mike McCaul (R-TX) stressed the need to get foreign policy right before starting military action. His comments came during a discussion with the Heritage…

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    The Matriarch

    From the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland, award-winning USA Today Washington Bureau chief Susan Page highlighted the life of first lady Barbara Bush.

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  • Causes of the Civil War
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    Causes of the Civil War

    Paul Quigley examined the various reasons for the outbreak of the Civil War and showed artifacts from the period that represent some of the causes. Mr. Quigley is the editor of the book, The…

    620 views
  • Representative Liz Cheney on US Foreign Policy
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    Representative Liz Cheney on U.S. Foreign Policy

    Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY), a member the House Armed Services committee and chair of the House Republican Conference, was the featured speaker at a Hudson Institute discussion on U.S. foreign policy. She…

    103 views
  • emWhat Doesnt Kill You Makes You Blackerem
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    What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker

    Writer and The Root’s VerySmartBrothas.com co-founder Damon Young discussed race and culture in America at the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland.

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  • Civil War and Western Theater Tactics
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    Civil War and Western Theater Tactics

    University of Cincinnati professor Christopher Phillips talked about the way tactics and ideologies from the Western Theater, such as guerrilla fighting, influenced other theaters of the…

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  • emLadysittingem
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    Ladysitting

    During the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland, author Lorene Cary gave a personal account of providing end of life care to a loved one.

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  • Senator Coons Discusses USAsia Relations
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    Senator Coons on U.S.-Asia Relations

    Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, discussed his recent trip to East Asia as well as the Trump administration’s foreign policy. Senator Coons…

    229 views
  • George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower
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    George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower

    Historian David Mills discussed the World War II military partnership between the U.S. Army’s chief of staff George Marshall and General Dwight D. Eisenhower and examined their tactical…

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  • emWe Matterem
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    We Matter

    Activist, author, and former NBA player, Etan Thomas, talked about the influence of professional athletes on political and social change. This event is from the 2019 Gaithersburg Book…

    50 views
  • emHeroes for My Daughterem
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    Heroes for My Daughter

    Brad Meltzer presents a collection of women (and some men) throughout history that he believes his daughter, Lila, can look up to and derive strength from. The author profiles a range of…

    463 views
  • emThe Master Planem
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    The Master Plan

    Chris Wilson, who was sentenced to life in prison at 18 years old, discussed the steps he took to change his path and his reentry into life outside of prison in his mid-thirties. This event…

    64 views
  • US Soldier Morale 19711973
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    U.S. Soldier Morale 1971-1973

    A panel of historians examined the morale of U.S. soldiers in the final two years of the Vietnam War. This discussion was part of an all-day conference titled “Manpower and Morale After…

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  • Senate Hearing on Retirement and Financial Security
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    Senate Hearing on Retirement and Financial Security

    The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing to examine ways to enhance retirement financial security for future retirees. Experts who testified included officials from the AARP, American…

    426 views
  • emNuking the Moonem
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    Nuking the Moon

    Vince Houghton talked about Nuking the Moon: And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board at the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival.

    124 views
  • Joe Biden Presidential Campaign KickOff
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    Joe Biden Presidential Campaign Kick-Off

    Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign with a rally in Philadelphia. To a large crowd of supporters at Eakins Oval, the former vice president stressed unity…

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  • California Before the MexicanAmerican War
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    California Before the Mexican-American War

    When Mexico gained its independence from Spain in 1821, the new country’s northernmost holding was the sparsely populated territory of California. Rick Kennedy of Point Loma Nazarene University…

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