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  • Women in Colonial America
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    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…

    1,394 views
  • Violence in the PreCivil War Congress
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    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…

    1,018 views
  • Economic Crisis in American History
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    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…

    627 views
  • Capitalism Democracy and the Emancipation of Belief
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    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…

    271 views
  • Civil Rights and Oral History
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    Civil Rights and Oral History

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

    45 views
  • History of Birth Control in America Preview
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    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…

    62 views
  • Civil Rights and Oral History
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    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…

    160 views
  • Women in Colonial America Preview
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    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…

    136 views
  • History of Birth Control in America
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    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.…

    502 views
  • Politics and Newspapers in the Early Republic Preview
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    Politics and Newspapers in the Early Republic, Preview

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

    58 views
  • Politics and Newspapers in the Early Republic
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    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…

    94 views
  • The Environment in American History Preview
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    The Environment in American History, Preview

    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…

    83 views
  • Paul Finkelman on 19th Century Slave Trade
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    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…

    552 views
  • War of 1812 in History and Memory
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    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…

    414 views
  • Historical Interpretation by the National Park Service
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    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…

    300 views
  • The Environment in American History
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    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…

    283 views
  • 100th Anniversary of the Election of 1912
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    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…

    493 views
  • 100th Anniversary of the Election of 1912 Preview
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    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…

    92 views
  • War of 1812 in History and Memory Preview
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    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…

    95 views
  • Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment
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    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…

    560 views
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