Filter by

Organization of American Historians

Videos

Sorted by Most Popular
Showing 1 - of 23 Show 23
  • Last Aired

    Women in Colonial America

    Up next, Cornell University History professor Mary Beth Norton discusses women’s roles in colonial America. She argues that there were elite and influential women, but that they are often…

    3,403 views
  • Last Aired

    History of Alcohol in America

    Historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf and Brian Balogh host the public radio show and podcast “BackStory with the American History Guys.” This weekend, we’ll simulcast the show live from…

    1,477 views
  • Last Aired

    Violence in the Pre-Civil War Congress

    Yale history professor Joanne Freeman and University of Chicago political science professor William Howell are interviewed about acts of violence in the U.S. Congress leading up to the…

    1,355 views
  • Last Aired

    History of Birth Control in America

    Up next, at the Organization of American Historians meeting in Milwaukee, New York University Professor Linda Gordon discusses birth control in America. She argues that birth control in the U.S.…

    1,404 views
  • Last Aired

    Paul Finkelman on 19th Century Slave Trade

    Albany Law School professor Paul Finkelman spoke about the practice of kidnapping freemen from the North and sending them South during the 19th century. He also discussed the wide-spread…

    893 views
  • Last Aired

    Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment

    From the Milwaukee meeting of the Organization of American Historians, Columbia University history professor Eric Foner, and University of Iowa history professor Linda Kerber discuss the 14th amendment…

    871 views
  • Last Aired

    Economic Crisis in American History

    An interview with historians Jessica Lepler of the University of New Hampshire and Alice O’Connor of the University of California Santa Barbara from the Milwaukee meeting of the…

    786 views
  • Last Aired

    War of 1812 in History and Memory

    History professors Alan Taylor and Nicole Eustace are interviewed about the significance and legacy of what Professor Taylor called “The Civil War of 1812” in his Pulitzer Prize-winning…

    651 views
  • Last Aired

    100th Anniversary of the Election of 1912

    Georgetown history professor Michael Kazin and director of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center Khalil Muhammad were interviewed about the significance of the election that had…

    599 views
  • Last Aired

    The Environment in American History

    History professors Mark Fiege of Colorado State University and William Cronon of the University of Wisconsin-Madison are interviewed about studying American history by examining the…

    424 views
  • Last Aired

    Historical Interpretation by the National Park Service

    An interview with Chief Historian of the National Park Service Robert Sutton. He discusses how his organization is telling history in new ways by including more information about civilians…

    411 views
  • Last Aired

    Capitalism, Democracy, and the Emancipation of Belief

    Alice Kessler-Harris discusses what she describes as the struggle between democracy and capitalism in American History. She argues that democracy has been threatened by the nation’s wealthy…

    338 views
  • Last Aired

    Women in Colonial America, Preview

    A preview was shown of Cornell University History Professor Mary Beth Norton’s discussion of prominent women in 17th and 18th century American history. She argued that there were many…

    325 views
  • Last Aired

    History of Alcohol in America, Introduction

    The co-chairs of the 2012 Program Committee for the joint meeting of the Organization of American Historians and the National Council on Public History talked about the annual conference “Frontiers of Capitalism and…

    279 views
  • Last Aired

    Civil Rights and Oral History

    Tom Ikeda of the Japanese American Legacy Project and Jasmine Alinder of the March on Milwaukee digital history project are interviewed at the Organization of American Historians meeting in…

    193 views
  • Last Aired

    Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment, Portion

    An interview with Columbia University history professor Eric Foner and University of Iowa history professor Linda Kerber. They traveled to Milwaukee for the Organization of American…

    180 views
  • Last Aired

    Politics and Newspapers in the Early Republic

    University of Missouri history professor Jeffrey Pasley discussed his work as an author, teacher, blogger, and former political speechwriter. Mr. Pasley is the author and editor of several…

    179 views
  • Last Aired

    War of 1812 in History and Memory, Preview

    A preview was shown for an interview with History professors Alan Taylor and Nicole Eustace about the significance and legacy of what professor Taylor called “The Civil War of 1812” in his…

    127 views
  • Last Aired

    100th Anniversary of the Election of 1912, Preview

    Georgetown history professor Michael Kazin and director of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center Khalil Muhammad are interviewd about the significance of the election that had four…

    122 views
  • Last Aired

    History of Birth Control in America, Preview

    New York University History Professor Linda Gordon argues that there were no controversies regarding birth control in the United States until women became politically active in seeking the…

    118 views
  • Load 20 More