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    World War I German Submarine Deutschland

    Naval historians Gary Weir and Nicholas Lambert talk about the World War I voyage of the German submarine Deutschland to Baltimore, Maryland. They spoke about maritime technological development,…

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    Maryland and The War of 1812

    Alexandra Deutsch spoke about the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore and its War of 1812 collection. The collection includes Francis Scott Key’s original manuscript of “The Star-Spangled…

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    Benjamin Henry Latrobe and the Madison White House

    Benjamin Henry Latrobe - regarded as the ``Father of American Architecture'' - worked closely with President James Madison and First Lady Dolley Madison to refine the look and function of the…

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    The War of 1812: Conflict for a Continent

    A discussion about the War of 1812. We hear from J.C.A. Stagg, a University of Virginia history professor who specializes in the early American Republic. He speaks about the war’s origins…

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    The Music of the War of 1812

    Early American music historian David Hildebrand talked about the creation of the national anthem. He told how the Battle of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812 inspired Francis Scott Key to write the lyrics to the…

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    Birth of the Civil Rights Movement in Maryland

    A discussion was held of the civil rights movement in Maryland, with personal stories from individuals who took part in some of the earliest civil rights protests in Baltimore. Participants included the first African…

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    W.E.B. DuBois Event

    Scholar and political activist W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963) was one of the principle founders of the NAACP. Bill Grimmette portrayed him on stage in costume talking about the life and accomplishments. He…

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