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  • Debating and Removing Monuments
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    Debating and Removing Monuments

    Historians David Blight and Annette Gordon-Reed talked about recent debates over historical monuments, discussing how people could make decisions about removing or contextualizing them…

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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…

    736 views
  • 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.

    1,550 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.

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  • 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…

    1,359 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…

    800 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…

    594 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…

    146 views
  • 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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  • 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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