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  • George HW Bush
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    George H.W. Bush

    Jean Becker, former President George H.W. Bush’s longtime chief of staff, talked about the man she knew. Ms. Becker worked for Mr. Bush starting shortly after he left the White House up…

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  • George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower
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    George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower

    Historian David Mills discussed the World War II military partnership between the U.S. Army’s chief of staff George Marshall and General Dwight D. Eisenhower and examined their tactical…

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  • World War II POW and Concentration Camp Escapes and Rescues
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    World War II POW and Concentration Camp Escapes and Rescues

    Co-authors David Mills and Kayla Westra talked about their book, “Great Wartime Escapes and Rescues.” In an illustrated talk, they focused on World War II prisoners of war and concentration…

    239 views
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    Kochland

    Business reporter Christopher Leonard, author of Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America, talked about the rise and influence of Koch Industries.…

    970 views
  • History of the American Cowboy
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    History of the American Cowboy

    Michael Grauer talked about the history and origin of the American cowboy. He spoke about the common myths and misconceptions caused by the iconic cowboy image portrayed in Hollywood movies…

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  • US Military in China
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    U.S. Military in China

    Military historian Geoff Babb talked about the U.S. military’s relationship with China, beginning in the late 18th century and through the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

    636 views