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    Freedom after the Civil War

    Professor Stephen West talks about how and when former slaves experienced freedom in the Civil War and Reconstruction South. He described the role of the Freedmen’s Bureau and the creation of black…

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    The Speaker of the House

    Matthew Green talked about his book, The Speaker of the House: A Study of Leadership. The interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was conducted on the campus of The Catholic University…

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    Catholics and Immigrant Labor

    Panelists talked about the role of the Catholic Church in educating, organizing, and advocating for immigrant laborers from the 1800s to the 1940s. According to the Census Bureau, between 1850 and 1930, the…

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    Catholics and National Immigration Policy

    Panelists talked about the Catholic community and issues facing Catholic immigrants and refugees. “National Policy Debates” was a panel at “American Catholics and Immigration: Past and…

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    Catholic Culture and Religious Life

    Catholic authorities talked about the challenges that face Catholic immigrants in America. They also offered solutions to overcoming the obstacles and spoke about how Catholic immigrants of the past integrated…

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    Activists, Alliances, and Anti-U.S. Base Protests

    Andrew Yeo talked about his book, Activists, Alliances, and Anti-U.S. Base Protests, in which he looks at anti-U.S. base protests around the world and discusses their impact in countries like the…

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    The Conservative Turn

    Professor Michael Kimmage talked about his book, The Conservative Turn: Lionel Trilling, Whittaker Chambers, and the Lessons of Anti-Communism, in which he explores the impact of Lionel Trilling…

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    Book Discussion Points on the Dial

    Alexander Russo talked about his book, Points on the Dial: Golden Age Radio beyond the Networks, in which he chronicles the histories of production, distribution, and reception practices during…

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    Capitalism and the Jews

    History Professor Jerry Muller talked about his book, Capitalism and the Jews. The interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded on the campus of The Catholic University of…

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    Christianity and Politics

    C.C. Pecknold talked about his book Christianity and Politics, in which he explores the political history of Christianity and argues that it has reshaped Western political imagination. This interview,…

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    Barack Obama's America

    Professor John Kenneth White talked about his book, Barack Obama’s America, in which he looks at the demographic changes in the U.S. since the 1980s. This interview was recorded on the campus of…

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    The American Dream in the 21st Century

    Sociology Professor Sandra Hanson talked about her book, The American Dream in the 21st Century. The interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded on the campus of The Catholic…

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    Catholic Vote in the 2012 Election

    Religion and political scholars analyzed polling data and trends among Catholic voters in the 2012 election. The discussion, “The Catholic Vote in the 2012 Election,” was held by the Catholic…

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    Marching on Washington

    Lucy Barber talked about her book Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition, published by University of California Press. She talked about the history of protest marches in…

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    Catholic University Commencement Address

    House Speaker John Boehner gave the commencement address to graduating students at Catholic University.

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    Legislative and Executive Branch Attorneys

    Panelists talked about the practice of law, and particularly the ethical requirements of a legal practice concerning sensitive or national security issues. They also responded to questions…

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    Finding Common Ground on Abortion Policy

    Participants talked about President Obama’s call to find common ground in the debate over abortion and stem cell research, explored ways to engage in meaningful debate on the issues, and talked about…

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    Campaign 2008 and the Catholic Vote

    Panelists spoke about Catholic voting patterns and demographics, as well as predictions about how the Catholic vote would affect the outcome of the 2008 presidential election. They also…

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    Future of Sudan

    Mr. Natsios spoke about international aid efforts in Darfur, the continued ethnic violence in many parts of Sudan, refugee issues, efforts to negotiate a peace agreement between tribes and…

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    Catholic University Law School Commencement

    Secretary Nicholson delivered the commencement address to the 2007 graduating class of the Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law in the Basilica of the National Shrine of…

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