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  • Defining A Nation
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    Defining A Nation

    Panelists talked about the book Defining a Nation. They addressed various issues including race relations, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War, and American culture. They responded…

  • Covering the South
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    Covering the South

    The panel consisted of journalists who had covered the Civil Rights Movement. They focused on the time period of 1960-1964. The panelists talked about the effect that the media had in…

  • In Depth with David Halberstam
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    In Depth with David Halberstam

    Author David Halberstam talked about his career as a journalist and author as well as about his complete body of work. The most recent of his 17 books is, War in a Time of Peace, published…

  • Political Historians Roundtable
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    Political Historians' Roundtable

    Mr. Will, Mr. McCullough, and Mr. Halberstam spoke about their work as political historians. The 90 minute conversation, moderated by Brian Lamb, featured personal stories and anecdotes. Mr. Will, a weekly…

  • America The Last 50 Years
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    America: The Last 50 Years

    Mr. Halberstam spoke about American history since 1945. He emphasized that when the United States was the only true superpower in all military, economic and political aspects during this…

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    Defining a Nation

    Panelists discussed the book Defining a Nation: Our America and the Sources of Its Strength, published by National Geographic. Contributor and editor David Halberstam and contributors Amy…

  • The Courage to Create an America That Works
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    The Courage to Create an America That Works

    Mr. Halberstam discussed the early days of the civil rights movement. He focused on the people who brought about the changes in civil rights in the 1960's and the challenges and obstacles…