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    A House Built by Slaves

    Author Jonathan White talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s White House invitations to African Americans, and the impact of those meetings on race relations. Among those who received…

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    In Pursuit of Jefferson

    Author Derek Baxter used a travel guide written by Thomas Jefferson for Americans traveling through Europe to trace the Founding Father’s journey through six countries. This event was…

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    Lincoln & the Fight for Peace

    As the Civil War came to a close, President Abraham Lincoln was thinking beyond the carnage of war to peace. Author John Avlon talked about Lincoln the peacemaker and the plans he had for a…

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    NATO and Russia after the Cold War

    Martin DiCaro, host of the Washington Times “History As It Happens” podcast, talked to Catholic University professor Michael Kimmage about NATO expansion in Eastern Europe, the rise of…

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    Watergate 50 Years Later

    American University professor Joseph Campbell taught a class about the 1972 Watergate scandal and, what he calls, “the myth of heroic journalism.” He argued that the unraveling of the Watergate scandal…

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    Churchill Today

    Historian Andrew Roberts defended Winston Churchill’s legacy against contemporary criticism. This was a virtual event hosted by the New York Historical Society in New York City.

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    Authors Eddie Glaude and Jon Meacham

    Authors Eddie Glaude (Begin Again) and Jon Meacham (His Truth Is Marching On) talked about the legacies of author James Baldwin and civil rights leader and former Representative John Lewis…

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    Recessional

    Playwright and screenwriter David Mamet discussed his book of essays on free speech, the culture wars, religion, and other topics. This event was held at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi…

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    Victory at Sea

    Yale University’s Paul Kennedy talked about the rise and fall of great powers during World War II and the actions of the navies of Britain, France, the United States, Germany, Italy, and…

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    Most Hated Presidents in American History

    What do Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard Nixon have in common? They faced not just political opponents, but Americans who actually…

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    After Words with Christine Emba

    Washington Post columnist Christine Emba offered her thoughts on sexual consent and societal attitudes toward sex in the 21st century. She was interviewed by author Donna Freitas.

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    In the Centennial Footsteps of the Great War

    Photographer and former president of the Budapest Stock Exchange, Attila Szalay-Berzeviczy, documented the 100th anniversary of WWI through photographs of commemorations done in 57…

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    The Shattering

    National Book Award-winning author Kevin Boyle provided a social and political history of the United States during the 1960s. This was a virtual event hosted by the National Archives in…

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    Discussion on Critical Race Theory and Victimhood

    The Heritage Foundation’s Jonathan Butcher (Splintered: Critical Race Theory and the Progressive War on Truth) and the American Enterprise Institute’s Ian Rowe (Agency ) discussed their books.…

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    Peniel Joseph on the History of Juneteenth

    Peniel Joseph talked about the history of Juneteenth and the significance of it being recognized as a federal holiday for the first time.

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    Ways and Means

    Author Roger Lowenstein talked about how Abraham Lincoln and his secretary of Treasury Salmon Chase worked together to manage the financial front during the Civil War, levying taxes and…

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    Thirteen Clocks

    Author Robert Parkinson argued that the leaders of the American Revolution motivated colonists to join their cause through racial fear. He described how patriot newspapers highlighted the…

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    Reclamation

    A Black descendent of Thomas Jefferson and employee at Monticello, author Gayle Jessup White examined the legacies of her ancestors and the current racial debates. This program was held at Thomas…

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    Robert E. Lee - A Life

    Allen Guelzo talked about Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s life from boyhood through the Civil War. The Atlanta History Center hosted this virtual program.

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    African American History and Museums

    The International African American Museum in Charleston, South Carolina is slated to open its doors in the summer of 2022. American History TV sat in on a course at the The Citadel, which…

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