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  • emAmerican Culture American Tastesem
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    American Culture, American Tastes

    Michael Kammen talked about his book American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century published by Knopf Books. The book examines the evolution of leisure from the late 19th…

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  • Historys Value Today
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    History's Value Today

    Historians discussed the reasons for studying history and its uses in today’s world as a necessary expansion of experience and a way of taking individuals outside their own lives and…

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  • Preserving Historic and Cultural Sites
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    Preserving Historic and Cultural Sites

    Mrs. Clinton announced the creation of a new advisory committee to help preserve historic and cultural sites around the United States. She was joined by Mr. Moe and others. They talked…

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  • Tocqueville Discussion
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    Tocqueville Discussion

    Dr. Michael Kammen talked about Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America and what the book means to the nation and why it is still cited as an important work in modern times. He also…

    3,329 views
  • Tocqueville in Historical Perspective
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    Tocqueville in Historical Perspective

    Professor Kammen talked about the various interpretations of Tocqueville’s ideas and how they are used and misused. He examined why U.S. leaders have consistently reacted very positively to…

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  • Government and the Arts
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    Government and the Arts

    Professor Kammen talked about the history of the U.S. government’s involvement in the arts. He talked about shifting attitudes toward publicly funded support of culture, governmental levels…

    23 views
  • Inside the Constitution

    Inside the Constitution

    Professor Michael Kammen talked about public education on the Constitution.

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