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  • 20th Century Fundamentalism and Pentecostalism
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    20th Century Fundamentalism and Pentecostalism

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Molly Worthen taught a class about the history and the intellectual underpinnings of Protestant fundamentalism in 20th century America.…

    1,927 views
  • emWild Rose  Rose ONeale Greenhow Civil War Spyem
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    Wild Rose: Rose O'Neale Greenhow, Civil War Spy

    Ms. Blackman talked about her book Wild Rose: Rose O’Neale Greenhow, Civil War Spy, published by Random House. A Maryland native, Rose O’Neale Greenhow (1817-1864) grew up in Washington,…

    798 views
  • Korean War and CivilMilitary Relations
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    Korean War and Civil-Military Relations

    Professor Joseph Glatthaar talked about the Korean War, General Douglas MacArthur’s removal from command by President Harry Truman, and civil-military relations.

    1,028 views
  • Sport and Race in the 1980s
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    Sport and Race in the 1980s

    Matthew Andrews talked about how the racial tensions of the 1980s were reflected in the sports of the era, particularly when white and black athletes faced off in boxing matches and…

    1,186 views
  • Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar Commencement Address at UNCChapel Hill
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    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Commencement Address

    Jason Kilar gave the commencement address to the 2015 graduating class of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mr. Kilar graduated from the university in 1993 with degrees in…

    446 views
  • emMigration Miracleem
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    Migration Miracle

    Professor Jacqueline Maria Hagan talked about her book, Migration Miracle: Faith, Hope, and Meaning on the Undocumented Journey, in which she looks at the role that religion and the church played…

    274 views
  • emHelp Me to Find My Peopleem
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    Help Me to Find My People

    Professor Heather Williams talked about her book, Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery, in which she looks at family separations during slavery and…

    499 views
  • emThe Missing Martyrsem
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    The Missing Martyrs

    Charles Kurzman talked about his book, The Missing Martyrs: Why There Are So Few Muslim Terrorists, in which he questions why, in light of continued anger over U.S. foreign policy on the part of…

    349 views
  • emBoosting Paychecksem
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    Boosting Paychecks

    Daniel Gitterman talked about his book, Boosting Paychecks: The Politics of Supporting America’s Working Poor, in which he discusses the value of federal tax and minimum wage policies created to…

    167 views
  • emApostles of Reasonem
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    Apostles of Reason

    Mary Worthen talked about her book, Apostles of Reason: The Crisis of Authority in American Evangelicalism, in which she chronicles the history of modern American evangelicalism. This interview,…

    521 views
  • emInterest Groups and Health Care Reform across the United Statesem
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    Interest Groups and Health Care Reform across the United States

    Professor Virginia Gray talked about her book, Interest Groups and Health Care Reform across the United States, in which she looks at the role that interest groups play in developing healthcare…

    218 views
  • emSoldiering in the Army of Northern Virginiaem
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    Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia

    Professor Joseph Glatthaar talked about his book, Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia, in which he provides a statistical analysis of General Robert E. Lee’s fighting forces during the…

    292 views
  • Networked Politics
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    Networked Politics

    Daniel Kreiss spoke about his book, Taking Our Country Back: The Crafting of Networked Politics from Howard Dean to Barack Obama. It discusses networked politics from Howard Dean to Barack…

    286 views
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Commencement Address
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    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Commencement Address

    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave the commencement address to the graduating class of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Kenan Stadium.

    141 views
  • emIsrael on the Appomattoxem
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    Israel on the Appomattox

    Professor Ely talked about his book, Israel on the Appomattox: A Southern Experiment in Black Freedom from the 1790s Through the Civil War, published by Vintage. In 1796 Thomas Jefferson’s…

    294 views
  • University of North Carolina Law School
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    University of North Carolina Law School

    Former Senator Edwards delivered the commencement address to the graduating class of the University of North Carolina School of Law. He reminisced about his law school experiences, and also…

    65 views
  • emApproaching the Quranem
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    Approaching the Qur'an

    Mr. Sells discussed his translation of Muslim scriptures titled Approaching the Qu’ran: The Early Revelations, published by White Cloud Press. The book translates the early suras, the short,…

    168 views
  • University of North Carolina Commencement
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    University of North Carolina Commencement

    Senator Edwards, an alumnus of the University of North Carolina Law School, addressed the class of 2002 on the effect of September 11 on the U.S., and other topics.

    103 views