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    African Founders

    Historian David Hackett Fischer talked about how people from different parts of Africa influenced regional cultures in the United States. The Atlanta History Center hosted this virtual…

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    Teaching Constitutional History

    Explaining the Constitution and encouraging students to have an interest in America’s founding can be difficult for many teachers. Next, radio talk show host Diane Rehm moderates a panel…

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    George Washington's Challenges

    Next, author and Brandeis University history professor David Hackett Fischer discusses the tactics and strategies that George Washington used to confront challenges. He spoke at a…

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    Washington's Crossing

    Mr. Fischer talked about his book, Washington’s Crossing, published by Oxford University Press. In the book, the author examines the history behind George Washington’s crossing of the…

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    Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid

    Former President Jimmy Carter talked about his book Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, published by Simon and Schuster. In his book he argues that the only way for Israel to achieve lasting security is to…

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    Champlain's Dream

    David Hackett Fischer talked about his book Champlain’s Dream: The European Founding of North America (Simon and Schuster, 2008) and answered questions from the audience. In the book, Professor…

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    Irving Kristol Award

    Professor Wilson presented historian David Hackett Fischer with the American Enterprise Institute’s Irving Kristol Award for 2006. Professor Fischer then delivered the Irving Kristol Lecture at the Institute’s…

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    In Depth with David Hackett Fischer

    Historian David Hackett Fischer participated in a three-hour discussion of his life and work. Short video clips were also shown. He spoke about how the meanings of liberty and freedom have changed throughout…

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    Paul Revere's Ride

    Professor David Hackett Fischer talked about his recent book, Paul Revere’s Ride, which tries to recreate the experience of the famous trip made over 200 years ago.

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