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  • Tara Westover Discusses emEducatedem
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    Educated

    Tara Westover recalled growing up in the Idaho mountains and her introduction to formal education at age 17.

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  • Women and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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    Women and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    Science writer Nathalia Holt gave an illustrated talk about women mathematicians and engineers known as “human computers” who were recruited in the 1940s and 1950s to work at the Jet…

    421 views
  • Women and Computers
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    Women and Computers

    Claire Evans is the author of Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet. She discussed the extensive 20th century contributions of women to the development of computer…

    174 views
  • Washington Journal Victoria Kitcheyan Discusses Coronavirus Impact on Native American Communities
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    Victoria Kitcheyan on Native American Communities and Coronavirus

    National Indian Health Board chair Victoria Kitcheyan talked about the organization’s response to coronavirus pandemic and the impact the virus was having on Native American communities.

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  • emKingdom of Nauvooem
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    Kingdom of Nauvoo

    Sam Houston State University history Professor Benjamin Park chronicled the founding of Nauvoo, Illinois, by Mormon leader Joseph Smith in 1839.

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  • COVID19s Impact on American Religious Life
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    COVID-19's Impact on American Religious Life

    This special “Washington Journal” primetime edition on the coronavirus pandemic focused on American religious life and the nation’s culture. First, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of…

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  • After Words with Peggy Orenstein
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    After Words with Peggy Orenstein

    New York Times Magazine contributor Peggy Orenstein talked about her book, Boys and Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity, in which she examined…

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  • emWhats Your Pronounem
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    What's Your Pronoun?

    Linguist Dennis Baron examined the roles of pronouns historically and how they are used today.

    361 views
  • emThe Affirmative Action Puzzleem
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    The Affirmative Action Puzzle

    Legal historian Melvin Urofsky provided a history of affirmative action; from how the Supreme Court has ruled on cases to how it has affected society and those it was meant to benefit.

    52 views
  • emThe Last Negroes at Harvardem
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    The Last Negroes at Harvard

    Ken Garrett and Jeanne Ellsworth looked back at the journeys of 18 black men who were admitted into Harvard in 1959 during the civil rights movement.

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  • Abraham Lincoln and African Americans
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    Abraham Lincoln and African Americans

    Civil War scholar Jonathan White talked about how Abraham Lincoln interacted with African Americans he met during his time in office. He explained how Lincoln’s willingness to have African…

    178 views
  • emOrdinary Girlsem
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    Ordinary Girls

    Jaquira Diaz discussed identity and race and her experiences growing up in Puerto Rico.

    341 views
  • Martin Luther King Assassination Anniversary
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    Martin Luther King Assassination Anniversary

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    The April 4 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. was remembered with his last speech, President Lyndon Johnson’s address to the nation and a Book TV 2010 talk with Hampton Sides,…

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  • emBrotherhood of Manem
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    Brotherhood of Man

    This animated film was sponsored by the United Auto Workers to promote racial tolerance. The story uses cartoon characters to represent prejudice and intolerance and argues that despite…

    326 views
  • emThe Genius of Womenem
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    The Genius of Women

    Journalist Janice Kaplan discussed the discoveries of women geniuses today and throughout history.

    234 views
  • emOur Women on the Groundem
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    Our Women on the Ground

    Journalist Zahra Hankir, the editor of Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World, and Hannah Allam, one of the contributors to the book, talked about the…

    303 views
  • Carmen Bain Discusses Women and Farm Work in the 20th Century
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    Women and Farm Work in the 20th Century

    Iowa State University Professor Carmen Bain taught a class on women’s work on family farms during the 20th century. She argued that societal expectations for what roles were appropriate for…

    343 views
  • Cherokee Nation After The Trail of Tears
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    Cherokee Nation After The Trail of Tears

    The principal chief of the Cherokee Nation talked about the tribe’s history following their removal from the Southeast to present-day Oklahoma. Chief Chuck Hoskin focused on how the Cherokee…

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  • Slavery and Native American Displacement
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    Slavery and Native American Displacement

    University of Richmond Professor and President Emeritus Edward Ayers discussed how the expansion of slavery and westward migration displaced Native Americans throughout the antebellum period, moving…

    128 views
  • 1830s Cholera Epidemic and Indian Removal
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    1830s Cholera Epidemic and Indian Removal

    C-SPAN spoke with Sony Brook history professor Paul Kelton about the spread of cholera in the 1800's and how it affected Native Americans. The interview took place at the Organization of…

    343 views
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