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    Socialism in Early 20th Century America

    Columbia University history professor Eric Foner examines the rise of socialism in America in the early 20th century. He talks about the Socialist Party in New York City and Milwaukee, and…

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    Books on the End of Poverty

    A panel of economists and economic historians discussed historical and modern day efforts to reduce poverty. The discussion was based on books written by Professors Gareth Stedman Jones and…

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    America's First Dynasty

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    Chief Justice John Jay Legacy Part 3

    In a tribute to Chief Justice John Jay on the 250th anniversary of his birth, the participants spoke about the legacy of the first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1789-1795). They…

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    Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy

    The 2001 Bancroft Prizes were awarded for books of exceptional merit and distinction in the fields of American history and biography published in 2000. The recipients, who made acceptance…

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    1999 Bancroft History Prize Awards Ceremony

    The ceremony celebrated the best American history books published in 1999. Mr. Rupp awarded prizes to three authors who had published books that explored a facet of American identity. The…

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    State of U.S. History

    History professors talked about the state of U.S. history during a forum at Columbia University moderated by Professor Brinkley. Following their discussion, panelists answered questions…

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    Tour of Arden House

    David Mortimer, vice president of the public policy forum American Assembly, gave a tour of Arden House, the estate owned by Columbia University at which the American Assembly is held each…

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