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  • emTaken Hostageem
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    Taken Hostage

    On November 4, 1979, a group of Iranian protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran taking sixty-six American hostages for 444 days. In his book, Taken Hostage, David Farber chronicled their ordeal and examined…

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  • America First and Foreign Policy 194568
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    "America First" and Foreign Policy, 1945-68

    During the 1916 presidential election, Woodrow Wilson ran on the slogans “He Kept Us Out of War” and “America First.” In this program, a panel of historians talked about how “America First”…

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  • Media and The 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention
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    Media and The 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention

    This is a panel discussion on how the media covered the chaotic 1968 Democratic presidential nominating convention, especially the street rioting and Chicago police response. Northwestern…

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  • Counterculture and San Francisco in 1967
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    Counterculture and San Francisco in 1967

    Historians talked about the movements and groups that were part of the counterculture in the 1960s and 1970s, focusing on San Francisco in 1967. They debated the meaning of the terms…

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