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  • Free Enterprise and the New Deal
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    Free Enterprise and the New Deal

    Cornell University history Professor Lawrence Glickman described how the modern concept of free enterprise formed in the 1930's, during the rise of the New Deal. He is the author of, Free…

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  • Korean War Interrogation Rooms
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    Korean War Interrogation Rooms

    Monica Kim, author of The Interrogation Rooms of the Korean War: The Untold Story, explained the controversial tactics used by the U.S. and its allies during the war. The Wilson Center and…

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  • Cold War Peace Politics
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    Cold War Peace Politics

    Author Petra Goedde talked about her book, The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History. She explored the emerging politics of peace during the early years of the Cold War. The Woodrow…

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  • Anatoly Dobrynin and Cold War Diplomacy
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    Anatoly Dobrynin and Cold War Diplomacy

    Scholars and diplomats discussed the legacy of former Soviet ambassador to the United States Anatoly Dobrynin on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Mr. Dobrynin served in Washington from…

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  • Containment Policy in Southeast Asia
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    Containment Policy in Southeast Asia

    Wen-Qing Ngoei is author of Arc of Containment: Britain, the United States, and Anticommunism in Southeast Asia. He talked about the post-World War II efforts by Western powers --…

    668 views
  • American Democracy and PostWorld War II Japan
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    American Democracy and Post-World War II Japan

    Dartmouth College history professor Jennifer Miller talked about her book, Cold War Democracy: The United States and Japan. She discussed how the U.S. government promoted democracy in…

    552 views
  • emBankers Bailouts and the Struggle to Tame Wall Streetem
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    Bankers, Bailouts, and the Struggle to Tame Wall Street

    Kathleen Day talked about her book, Bankers, Bailouts, and the Struggle to Tame Wall Street, in which she provides a history of the federal government’s oversight of the financial sector.…

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  • German Social Scientists and US Foreign Policy
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    German Social Scientists and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Hans Speier was a German social scientist who was among the many European intellectuals who immigrated to America during the rise of Nazism in the 1930s. In this program, University of…

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  • emThe Age of Eisenhowerem
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    The Age of Eisenhower

    University of Virginia history professor William Hitchcock recalled the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower.

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  • Christian Zionism and Americans
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    Christian Zionism and Americans

    In this program, Samuel Goldman discussed the history of Christian Zionism in America. He defined this as the belief that Christians have a religious responsibility to promote and support a…

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  • 1911 Congressional Report on Immigration
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    1911 Congressional Report on Immigration

    Historian Katherine Benton-Cohen talked about her book, Inventing the Immigration Problem: The Dillingham Commission and Its Legacy. The U.S. Immigration Commission, better known as the…

    297 views
  • April 1968 Washington DC Riots
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    April 1968 Washington, D.C. Riots

    Author and Historian Samuel Walker discussed his book, Most of 14th Street is Gone: The Washington, DC Riots of 1968. During the talk, Mr. Walker analyzed the damage done during the riots,…

    616 views
  • Battle for North Africa During World War II
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    Battle for North Africa During World War II

    Meredith Hindley talked about her book, Destination Casablanca: Exile, Espionage, and the Battle for North Africa in World War II, in which she recalls the events leading to Operation…

    613 views
  • US Foreign Policy Since World War I
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    U.S. Foreign Policy Since World War I

    Author Melvyn Leffler talked about his book, Safeguarding Democratic Capitalism: U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security, 1920-2015. He discussed how and why U.S. foreign policy has…

    256 views
  • emThe Cold Warem
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    The Cold War

    Odd Arne Westad talked about his book The Cold War: A World History, in which he looks at the global ramifications of the Cold War.

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  • South Korean President Park Chung Hee and Militarism
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    South Korean President Park Chung Hee and Militarism

    Harvard University professor Carter Eckert talked about his book, Park Chung Hee and Modern Korea: The Roots of Militarism, 1866-1945. Mr. Eckert argued that the former South Korean…

    586 views
  • USChina Competition During the Cold War
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    U.S.-China Competition During the Cold War

    Professor Gregg Brazinsky talked about the competition between the United States and China to influence newly independent African and Asian countries during the Cold War. He is the author…

    963 views
  • Emigration and Evolution of American Seeds
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    Emigration and Evolution of American Seeds

    Courtney Fullilove talked about how certain seed strains made their way to the United States as well as how collections for seed banks function today. Her presentation focused on her book,…

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  • National Identity and American Civil Religion
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    National Identity and American Civil Religion

    Walter A. McDougall talked about how past U.S. presidents have used speeches to formulate a national identity based on what he calls “civil religion.” He explained that national symbols and ideas, such…

    512 views
  • Economic Growth after 1973
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    Economic Growth after 1973

    Marc Levinson talked about his book, An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy. Mr. Levinson looked at into the wide-ranging methods used by…

    425 views
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