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  • Modern Richmond Virginia Politics
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    Modern Richmond, Virginia, Politics

    Douglas Wilder was the first African American elected as governor in U.S. history, serving Virginia from 1990 to 1994. Mr. Wilder was a guest speaker in a Virginia Commonwealth University class…

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  • 1973 Film emSoylent Greenem and the Environmental Movement
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    1973 Film Soylent Green and the Environmental Movement

    Professor Emilie Raymond talked about the 1973 film Soylent Green and how it reflected the contemporary environmental movement and fears about overpopulation.

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  • Cold War Educational Film
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    Cold War Educational Film

    Professor Karen Rader talked about mid-20th century educational films used to teach students about nuclear warfare and science. During the Cold War, policymakers feared the U.S. population…

    911 views
  • Discussion on the Cold War Nuclear Arms Race
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    Cold War Nuclear Arms Race

    Virginia Commonwealth University instructor Christopher Saladino talked about the competition between the U.S and the Soviet Union (USSR) to build advanced nuclear weaponry. He described…

    1,695 views
  • History of American Reproductive Law
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    History of American Reproductive Law

    Deirdre Condit spoke about the history of reproductive law in the United States. She talked about the 1965 U.S. Supreme Court case Griswold v. Connecticut, about the prohibited use of…

    544 views
  • Vice President Biden Roundtable on Gun Safety
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    Vice President Biden Roundtable on Gun Safety

    Vice President Joe Biden and other officials spoke at a roundtable discussion on reducing gun violence that included experts who worked on gun safety issues after the Virginia Tech…

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  • Naval Technology in the Civil War
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    Naval Technology in the Civil War

    John Coski talked about the “arms race” between the Union and Confederate navies within the larger international context of revolutions in naval technology at that time. Technological advances during…

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  • Kerry Campaign Youth Forum
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    Kerry Campaign Youth Forum

    The children of Senator John Kerry and Senator John Edwards spoke to college students about jobs, health care, national security, the environment, and college affordability. They responded…

    114 views
  • emPain Killerem
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    Pain Killer

    Mr. Meier talked about his book, Pain Killer: A “Wonder” Drug’s Trail of Addiction and Death, published by Rodale Press. In the book, the author tells the story of the development, testing,…

    184 views
  • Virginia Senatorial Debate
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    Virginia Senatorial Debate

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  • Blacks and the Publishing Industry
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    Blacks and the Publishing Industry

    Participants discussed African-American contributions in the publishing and writing industries. They explored what they termed the “current explosion” of works by black authors, and claimed…

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  • Virginia Gubernatorial Debate
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    Virginia Gubernatorial Debate

    The two main candidates debated state issues, such as taxes, the environment and education. The candidates made opening statements, took questions from two panelists, each other and…

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