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  • QA with Joe Tropea and Skizz Cyzyk
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    Q&A with Joe Tropea and Skizz Cyzyk

    Filmmakers Joe Tropea and Skizz Cyzyk talked about their documentary, Hit & Stay: A History of Faith and Resistance, on the actions of the Catonsville 9 and other Catholic activists who…

  • World War II Museum Road to Tokyo Exhibit
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    World War II Museum "Road to Tokyo" Exhibit

    New Orleans is the home to the National World War II Museum. Senior Historian Rob Citino gave a tour of the “Road to Tokyo” exhibit, which examines the Pacific Theatre during World War II including some of…

  • Battle of New Orleans
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    Battle of New Orleans

    The Battle of New Orleans was the last ground battle of the War of 1812. Chalmette Battlefield National Park Service Guide Chad Hoing explained why the battle was such a devastating loss for British troops…

  • World War II Ace Fighter Pilot
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    World War II Ace Fighter Pilot

    World War II triple ace fighter pilot Clarence “Bud” Anderson served two combat tours in Europe and flew 116 missions in his P-51 Mustang. In this program, he talked about how he became a…

  • Author Discussion on Civic Engagement
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    Author Discussion on Civic Engagement

    A discussion on civic engagement from the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books that featured Susan Burton, Becoming Mrs. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight For…

  • emTrumps Americaem
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    Trump's America

    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich offered his thoughts on the impact that the Trump administration policies are having on America and around the world.

  • emGoddess of Anarchyem
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    Goddess of Anarchy

    Historian Jacqueline Jones recounted the life of writer and advocate Lucy Parsons from slavery through the Great Depression.

  • James and TuyCam Bullington Vietnam War Oral History Interview
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    James and Tuy-Cam Bullington Vietnam War Oral History Interview

    U.S. State Department foreign service officer James Bullington was assigned to Vietnam during the war. It was there he met his future wife, Tuy-Cam, a foreign service national, who served…

  • Echoes of the Great War Exhibit Part 1
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    "Echoes of the Great War" Exhibit, Part 1

    Library of Congress historian and curator Ryan Reft gave a tour of an exhibit tracing the history of U.S. participation in World War I using artwork, posters, photographs, films, sheet music,…

  • emThose Turbulent Sons of Freedomem
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    Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom

    The myth of Ethan Allen’s Revolutionary War exploits is explored by author and former New York Times reporter and editor Christopher Wren.

  • Speeches and Writings of Frederick Douglass
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    Speeches and Writings of Frederick Douglass

    Yale University professor David Blight talked about the political -- and often religious -- rhetoric that Frederick Douglass used when writing or speaking about abolition and the Civil War. This…

  • Abolitionist Representative James Ashley
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    Abolitionist Representative James Ashley

    Author and law professor Rebecca Zietlow looked at the life and work of James Mitchell Ashley, an abolitionist and Republican congressman from Ohio during the Civil War and early…

  • Historian Walter Isaacson
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    Historian Walter Isaacson

    Historian Walter Isaacson has written numerous biographies from Benjamin Franklin, Steve Jobs and Henry Kissinger. He explained how he chooses who to write about and the challenges that come along with…

  • Naval History of World War II
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    Naval History of World War II

    U.S. Naval Academy historian emeritus Craig Symonds talked about his book, World War II at Sea: A Global History. Professor Symonds discussed the strategies and battles that took place on a…

  • emDog Companyem
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    Dog Company

    Military historian Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, Dog Company: The Boys of Pointe du Hoc - The Rangers Who Accomplished D-Day’s Toughest Mission and Led the Way Across Europe. He recounted the U.S.…

  • George C Marshall and World War I
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    George C. Marshall and World War I

    Jeffrey Kozak explores how George C. Marshall’s First World War experiences with military logistics helped prepare him for his assignment as Army Chief of Staff during World War II. Mr. Kozak is…

  • Douglas MacArthurs Leadership from World War I to World War II
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    Douglas MacArthur's Leadership from World War I to World War II

    MacArthur Memorial Archivist James Zobel talked about Douglas MacArthur’s early military career; his combat service during the First World War, his time as Superintendent at West Point and his…

  • emBlindsided by the Talibanem
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    Blindsided by the Taliban

    War correspondent Carmen Gentile talked about the war in Afghanistan and the attack by the Taliban that almost killed him. This program contains language that some viewers may find…

  • Dwight Eisenhower and World War I
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    Dwight Eisenhower and World War I

    Joint Forces Staff College professor Keith Dickson talked about the early military career of Dwight Eisenhower, his stateside training of World War I troops, his extensive work with tanks,…

  • Reconstruction Race and Andrew Johnson
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    Reconstruction, Race, and Andrew Johnson

    Historian Allen Guelzo talked about his book, Reconstruction: A Concise History. He argued that despite the ratification of the 14th and 15th Amendments, the Reconstruction period failed to…

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