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  • Reconstruction and Jim Crow Laws
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    Reconstruction and Jim Crow Laws

    Historian Henry Louis Gates talked about Reconstruction, which lasted from the end of the Civil War until 1877, the amendments passed during this time to promote equality for African…

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  • Streets of Old Milwaukee
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    Streets of Old Milwaukee

    Albert Muchka, curator of American History Collections at the Milwaukee Public Museum, toured the “Streets of Old Milwaukee” exhibit to explore the impact this immigration had on the growth of Milwaukee.…

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  • Hoover Institution Library and Archives
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    Hoover Institution Library and Archives

    Started in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library and Archives has been collecting materials pertaining to war, revolution, and peace for over 100 years. Deputy Director Eric Wakin and Curator Jean Cannon…

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  • emThe Problem of Democracyem
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    The Problem of Democracy

    Louisiana State University history professors Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein examined the political ideologies of father and son presidents, John Adams and John Quincy Adams.

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  • Southern Native American Culture Before Europeans
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    Southern Native American Culture Before Europeans

    Gregory Smithers talked about Native Americans in the South before the arrival of Europeans. He is the author of Native Southerners: Indigenous History from Origins to Removal and is a…

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  • Stacey Abrams and Representatives Davids and Porter at CAP Ideas Conference
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    Stacey Abrams and Representatives Davids and Porter at CAP Ideas Conference

    Stacey Abrams, former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate, spoke about voter suppression and voting rights at the Center for American Progress' Ideas Conference in Washington, DC.…

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  • emDementia Reimaginedem
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    Dementia Reimagined

    Dr. Tia Powell looked at the science behind dementia, the funding for Alzheimer’s research, and how patients with varying degrees of dementia are treated.

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  • US Policy Toward Iran
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    U.S. Policy Toward Iran

    The Washington Institute for Near East Policy hosted a panel discussion on U.S. policy toward Iran. Among the speakers were former U.S. Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Barbara Leaf and…

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  • emNormandy the Airborne Invasion of Fortress Europeem
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    Normandy, the Airborne Invasion of Fortress Europe

    Produced by the U.S. Army Air Forces, this film details the planning, training, combat operations, and after-battle summaries of the airborne forces which arrived in Normandy, France as…

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  • emThe Matriarchem
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    The Matriarch

    From the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland, award-winning USA Today Washington Bureau chief Susan Page highlighted the life of first lady Barbara Bush.

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  • US Soldiers on DDay
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    U.S. Soldiers on D-Day

    John McManus talked about his book, The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day - The Big Red One at Omaha Beach. He told the story of the U.S. Army’s 1st Infantry Division, nicknamed “The Big Red…

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  • Summer Driving Safety
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    Summer Driving Safety

    The House Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee held a hearing on dangers facing drivers in the summer vacation season and ways new technology could reduce…

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  • emAllAmerican Newsem
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    All-American News

    This newsreel was part of a series produced in the 1940s and 1950s and designed for African-American audiences. Stories in this episode include segments about Harry McAlpin, the first…

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  • Washington Journal Michael Pillsbury Discusses Pres Trumps Trip to Asia  USChina Trade Policy
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    Michael Pillsbury on U.S. Strategic Challenges in Asia

    Michael Pillsbury, an expert on China and informal Trump administration advisor, talked about the president’s trip to Asia and U.S.-China trade policy.

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  • emThe Vanishing Congressem
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    The Vanishing Congress

    Jeff Bergner talked about his book, The Vanishing Congress: Reflections on Politics in Washington in which he compared the Congress of today with what the Founders envisioned.

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  • Revolutionary War General Daniel Morgan
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    Revolutionary War General Daniel Morgan

    Author Albert Zambone discussed the life of Revolutionary War general Daniel Morgan, including his arrival in the Shenandoah Valley as a homeless teen, his experience in the French and…

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  • US Soldier Morale 19711973
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    U.S. Soldier Morale 1971-1973

    A panel of historians examined the morale of U.S. soldiers in the final two years of the Vietnam War. This discussion was part of an all-day conference titled “Manpower and Morale After…

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  • emUpheavalem
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    Upheaval

    Jared Diamond talked about his book, Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis, on " how successful countries recover from crises.

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  • After Words with Anuradha Bhagwati
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    After Words with Anuradha Bhagwati

    Anuradha Bhagwati talked about her book, Unbecoming: A Memoir of Disobedience, in which seh detailed her time in the Marine Corps and her efforts to overturn the ban on women in combat. She…

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  • California Before the MexicanAmerican War
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    California Before the Mexican-American War

    When Mexico gained its independence from Spain in 1821, the new country’s northernmost holding was the sparsely populated territory of California. Rick Kennedy of Point Loma Nazarene University…

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