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    1830s Cholera Epidemic and Indian Removal

    C-SPAN spoke with Sony Brook history professor Paul Kelton about the spread of cholera in the 1800's and how it affected Native Americans. The interview took place at the Organization of…

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    Frank Rizzo and White Working-Class Voters

    In this interview recorded at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting in Sacramento, California, professor Timothy Lombardo of the University of South Alabama discussed former…

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    Coachmen Culture in the Gilded Age

    Historian Carolee Klimchock about the culture of coach drivers during the Gilded Age. She explores how relationships between coachmen and their passengers resulted in public scandals.

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    President Grant's World Tour

    Ulysses S. Grant was president from 1869 to 1877. After serving two terms, he took a world tour with his family. American History TV spoke with Ryan Semmes of Mississippi State University about…

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    Midwifery in the United States

    Midwives have been helping women give birth throughout American history, but over the past 100 years their legal standing and relationship with the medical community has been complicated by…

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    Integrating Department Store Workforces

    Afro-American Studies professor Traci Parker of the University of Massachusetts Amherst described the challenges African American department store workers and shoppers faced in the 1950s and…

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    Radio and World War II-Era Politics

    Wofford College history professor Mark Byrnes talked about the influence of radio on World War II-era politics in this interview recorded at the Organization of American Historians' annual…

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    1915 and 1939 San Francisco World's Fairs

    American History spoke with Professor Abigail Markwyn about the organizers and exhibits at the world’s fairs held in San Francisco in 1915 and 1939. She was interviewed at the Organization…

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    FBI Surveillance of White Southern Students in the 1960s

    University of Texas at San Antonio history professor Gregg Michel described how the FBI’s covert surveillance program, COINTELPRO, targeted student organizations during the civil rights…

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    Richard Nixon and the Media

    Purdue University professor Kathryn Brownell explained how Richard Nixon’s media strategy changed from his 1960 presidential campaign loss, through his election in 1968 and during his…

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    Spanish Missions and California's Native People

    University of California Santa Cruz history professor Lisbeth Haas described the impact of the Spanish missions on the native California people in the late 1700s. She was interviewed at the…

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    Puerto Rican Independence Movement

    Puerto Ricans became U.S. citizens in 1917 and the territory became a U.S. Commonwealth in 1952. Throughout this period there was a movement for Puerto Rico’s independence from the United…

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    Henry Kissinger's Foreign Policy

    Henry Kissinger was secretary of state under Presidents Nixon and Ford. American History TV was at the Organization of American Historians' annual meeting in Sacramento, California, where we…

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    History of the Coca-Cola Company

    Professor Bartow Elmore talks about the history of the Coca-Cola Company. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians 2014 meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

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    President Johnson and the Great Society

    Julian Zelizer talked about President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual meeting in Atlanta.

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    1960s-Era Counterculture

    Alice Echols and David Farber talked about the 1960s counterculture. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians 2014 meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

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    50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

    Timothy Thurber and Judson MacLaury talked about the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians 2014 meeting in…

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    Treament of Disabled People in the U.S.

    Michael Rembis and Audra Jennings talked about the history of the treatment of disabled people in the U.S. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual…

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    Organization of American Historians Incoming President

    Professor Patricia Limerick spoke about her goals as the incoming president of the Organization of American Historians. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians 2014…

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    Organization of American Historians Outgoing President

    Professor Alan Kraut talked about his tenure as president of the Organization of American Historians. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual meeting in…

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