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  • QA with Edward Larson
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    Q&A with Edward Larson

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Pepperdine University Professor Edward J. Larson talked about his book, George Washington, Nationalist.

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  • History of the Vice Presidency
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    History of the Vice Presidency

    Law professor and historian Ed Larson talked about the origins of the position of the vice president of the United States and the role of the men who first held that office. He described the early convoluted…

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  • Edward Larson on emThe Return of George Washingtonem
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    The Return of George Washington

    Edward Larson talked about his book The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789, in which he examines the political career of George Washington. He spoke in the History Pavilion of the 15th…

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  • Discussion on George Washington and the 1787 Constitutional Convention
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    George Washington and the 1787 Constitutional Convention

    Edward Larson talked about George Washington’s role in the Constitutional Convention of 1787. Washington agreed to participate as the delegate from Virginia and was then voted to preside over the convention. The…

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  • Panel Discussion on American History
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    Panel Discussion on American History

    Edward Larson, The Return of George Washington, 1783-1789; Scott Martelle, The Madman and the Assassin: The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth; and Richard Reeves,…

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  • emThe Return of George Washingtonem
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    The Return of George Washington

    Professor Edward Larson talked about his book, The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789. This biography reveals the importance of General Washington reluctantly coming out of retirement…

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  • Discussion on George Washington and the American Frontier
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    George Washington and the West

    Edward Larson talked about George Washington’s journey to inspect his western Virginia landholdings during his retirement, and how it contributed to his interest in western expansion and inspired his efforts to…

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  • emEmpire of Iceem
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    Empire of Ice

    Professor Edward J. Larson talked about his book, An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science, in which he looks at the scientific enterprises that drove the…

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  • Supreme Court Mistakes emBuck v Bellem
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    Supreme Court Mistakes: Buck v. Bell

    Pepperdine University Law School hosted a symposium exploring the worst United States Supreme Court mistakes. Among the cases discussed was Buck v. Bell, which in 1927 upheld compulsory sterilization…

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  • Supreme Court Mistakes Closing Remarks
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    Supreme Court Mistakes: Closing Remarks

    Professors G. Edward White and Paul Finkelman made closing remarks at a symposium exploring the United States Supreme Court decisions nominated for a “Hall of Shame.” Professor White gave an overview…

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  • The Presidential Election of 1800
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    The Presidential Election of 1800

    Professor Ed Larson teaches a class on American legal history at Pepperdine University in Malibu. In the class of Monday, February 14, 2011, he lectured on the 1800 election contest between…

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  • emA Magnificent Catastropheem
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    A Magnificent Catastrophe

    Edward Larson talked about his book A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, America’s First Presidential Campaign, published by Free Press. In his book Mr. Larson…

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