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  • Importance of History
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    Importance of History

    James Grossman, executive director of the American Historical Association, explained how the history field has changed in the past decade, and why he feels the study of history is…

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  • Historical Context of Civil War Monuments
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    Historical Context of Civil War Monuments

    Panelists talked about the historical context in which Civil War monuments were constructed and what they came to symbolize.

    1,206 views
  • Washington Journal James Grossman Discusses the Battle over Confederate Monuments
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    James Grossman on Removal of Confederate Monuments

    James Grossman talked about the national debate over removing Confederate monuments.

    1,802 views
  • AfricanAmerican Religion
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    African-American Religion

    Panelists talked about the role of religion in the lives of African Americans. “What is African American Religion?” was a session of “The Future of the African American Past,” a conference…

    1,273 views
  • AfricanAmerican History as American History
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    African-American History as American History

    Panelists talked about the role of African-American history in American history. “African American History as American History” was a session of “The Future of the African American Past,” a…

    722 views
  • Congressional Oversight of Intelligence Activities
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    Congressional Oversight of Intelligence Activities

    Panelists talked about the history covert activities in the United States and the impact of the Church Committee hearings on Congressional oversight of the intelligence community. As a…

    1,045 views
  • Congressional Staff Receive Briefing on History of Immigration
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    Immigration Policy History

    Three academics discussed the evolution of U. S. immigration policy. Each professor focused on a specific era, analyzing various laws and how each changed or shaped the American immigration…

    1,799 views
  • Briefing on Space Travel
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    Briefing on Space Travel

    On American History TV -a look at the history of space exploration. Panelists include representatives from NASA and the National Air and Space Museum. They discuss competition between the…

    387 views
  • History and the Public
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    History and the Public

    A roundtable discussion was held on how history relates to public culture and policy discussions. Topics included defining standards of historical practice and historians' duty to tell the public the…

    561 views
  • Lee Hamilton Tribute
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    Lee Hamilton Tribute

    Former Representative Lee Hamilton (D-IN) was honored with the Theodore Roosevelt-Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service by the Council of the American Historical Association. This was the…

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  • African American Perspectives on Abraham Lincoln
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    African American Perspectives on Abraham Lincoln

    Representative Jesse Jackson,Jr. , a member of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, provided opening and closing remarks. Moderated by Professor James Horton, panelists discussed African…

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  • emCrossing Hoffa A Teamsters Storyem
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    Crossing Hoffa: A Teamster's Story

    Steven Harper was interviewed by Mr. Grossman about his book, Crossing Hoffa: A Teamster’s Story, published by Borealis Books. Harper told his father’s story, which he only discovered after his…

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  • emThe American Mayor The Best and Worst BigCity Leadersem
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    The American Mayor: The Best and Worst Big-City Leaders

    Mr. Holli talked about his book, The American Mayor: The Best and Worst Big-City Leaders published by Pennsylvania State University, which lists the 10 best and worst American mayors since…

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