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    The Weekly on the Presidential Survey Results

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    In this episode of “The Weekly,” guests were Rachel Katz, Survey Project Coordinator, and two of the historians that participated, Professor Elizabeth Cobbs from Texas A&M University and author…

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    The Hello Girls

    During World War I, the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent over 200 women to France to assist in the war effort. In her book, The Hello Girls, Elizabeth Cobbs explained their role and how vital it…

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    The Tubman Command

    Elizabeth Cobbs talked about her book, The Tubman Command: A Novel, in which she recounted Harriet Tubman’s service as a nurse, spy, and cook, for the Union Army during the Civil War.

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    Elizabeth Cobbs and Mark Kramer on the Cold War in 1968

    Historian and documentary filmmaker Elizabeth Cobbs and Mark Kramer, program director of Harvard University’s Project on Cold War Studies, talked about the Cold War as part of C-SPAN’s “1968: America…

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    U.S. Women Soldiers During World War I

    Elizabeth Cobbs talked about the women who served overseas as telephone operators in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War I. She also spoke about how their service affected the…

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    Panel Discussion on Women During Wartime

    Three authors talked about their books on women in the military: The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers, Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II…

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