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  • Reconstruction Moonshine and NASCAR
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    Reconstruction, Moonshine, and NASCAR

    Tulane University professor Blake Gilpin taught a class about moonshine drivers and the origins of NASCAR. He described how after the Civil War, particularly in the South, moonshiners…

    306 views
  • Gender and Incarceration
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    Gender and Incarceration

    A panel of advocates for the rights of incarcerated women discussed that women were the fasted growing group of incarcerated people in the United States. The panel of black women, some of whom had been imprisoned…

    1,347 views
  • Freedom Riders 50 Years Later
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    Freedom Riders 50 Years Later

    Nine former freedom riders talked about their involvement in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. The panelists were members of the New Orleans chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality…

    681 views
  • Betty Ford and the Role of First Ladies
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    Betty Ford and the Role of First Ladies

    Professor Melissa Harris-Perry talks about the role of First Ladies in U.S. history with a focus on Betty Ford. She describes Betty Ford’s willingness to speak out about her battles with…

    340 views
  • Tulane University Commencement Address
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    Tulane University Commencement Address

    Lisa Jackson gave the commencement address to the 2012 Tulane University graduating class.

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  • Vietnam War My Lai Massacre
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    Vietnam War My Lai Massacre

    In his keynote speech Seymour Hersh reviewed the My Lai massacre and talked about investigating the incident. In March 1968, during the Vietnam War, a U.S. military unit entered the South…

    762 views
  • Fairness in Politics
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    Fairness in Politics

    Political strategists talked about campaigning and partisan politics. They focused on media strategies, fairness in reporting, and their experiences in recent election campaigns. They also…

    115 views
  • 2010 and 2012 Elections
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    2010 and 2012 Elections

    Republican and Democratic strategists talked about the 2010 congressional mid-term and 2012 presidential elections. Among the topics they addressed were the likely impact of economic…

    81 views
  • Assessing the Obama Presidency
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    Assessing the Obama Presidency

    Political consultants talked about the Obama presidency. They focused on job performance, polling numbers, and challenges that have faced the administration in its first year. They also…

    103 views
  • Bipartisan Policy Center Inaugural Summit
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    Bipartisan Policy Center Inaugural Summit

    The Bipartisan Policy Center held its inaugural summit. Participants included Republican and Democratic political consultants. The summit was held at Tulane University in New Orleans,…

    55 views
  • Tulane University Commencement Address
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    Tulane University Commencement Address

    Ellen DeGeneres spoke at the commencement ceremony in the Superdome for the graduates of Tulane University. She talked, frequently humorously, about her background, overcoming obstacles, and her…

    2,140 views
  • Rebirth of New Orleans
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    Rebirth of New Orleans

    First lady Laura Bush gave the keynote address at a conference examining the role New Orleans' cultural legacy will play in the city’s recovery from Hurricane Katrina and how hurricane recovery strategies…

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  • Tulane University Commencement Address
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    Tulane University Commencement Address

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  • Tulane University Commencement
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    Tulane University Commencement

    Mr. Safire spoke to graduates and offered advice for future success.

    57 views
  • Freedom Riders Roundtable
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    Freedom Riders Roundtable

    Former civil rights activists talked about their experiences as freedom riders on integrated buses during the civil rights movements of the 1960s. Following their remarks they answered…

    117 views
  • Tulane University Commencement Address
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    Tulane University Commencement Address

    Mr. Glaser delivered the commencement address at Tulane University. He talked about activism and the importance of becoming involved.

    251 views
  • Legal Education
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    Legal Education

    Former Justice White spoke at the dedication of John Giffen Weinmann Hall, Tulane University Law School’s new building. He spoke about the importance of education in U.S. society and the…

    29 views
  • Democratic Debate on Social Policy
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    Democratic Debate on Social Policy

    The Democratic Leadership Council sponsored a debate on the issue of social policy for the candidates for the Democratic nomination for president at Tulane University in New Orleans,…

    324 views