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  • emSaving Americas Citiesem
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    Saving America's Cities

    Harvard University Professor Lizabeth Cohen looked at American urban policy in the 40 years following World War II through the life of urban planner Edward Logue, who was instrumental in…

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  • Hillary Clinton Receives Harvards Radcliffe Medal
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    America's Role in the World

    Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute honored former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at a conference on America’s role in the world. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright paid…

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  • The State of the Presidential Studies Field
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    The State of the Presidential Studies Field

    Presidential scholars and others talked about the intersection between popular and scholarly history, including the narrative approach of authors David McCullough and Doris Kearns Goodwin,…

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  • History of Women at Harvard
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    History of Women at Harvard

    Historian Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz talked about the evolution of Harvard University’s relationship with women, from the university’s founding 375 years ago, when Harvard excluded women as students and…

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  • emA New Literary History of Americaem
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    A New Literary History of America

    Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors talked about the book they edited, A New Literary History of America (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press; September 23, 2009). With their collection of over two hundred…

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  • emA Consumers Republic The Politics of Mass Consumptionem
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    A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption

    Ms. Cohen talked about her book A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America, published by Knopf. In the book, the author writes that after World War II, most…

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