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  • Black Women and the Suffrage Movement
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    Black Women and the Suffrage Movement

    Professor Gloria Browne-Marshall talked about the struggle of black women to obtain voting rights and compared this with the experiences of white suffragists and black men. This program was part of a…

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  • Home Remedies of 17th Century New England Housewives
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    Home Remedies of 17th Century New England Housewives

    Tufts University Shool of Medicine professor Lori Lyn Price talked about the homemade remedies created and used by 17th century New England housewives.

    467 views
  • Myrtilla Miners School for African American Girls
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    Myrtilla Miner's School for African American Girls

    Kimberly Bender talked about the impact and legacy of abolitionist Myrtilla Miner’s school for formerly enslaved African American girls. Ms. Miner, a white woman from New York, moved to the…

    203 views
  • Anne Hutchinson and 17th Century Puritan Views on Women
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    Anne Hutchinson and 17th Century Puritan Views on Women

    Eve LaPlante talked about her book, American Jezebel: The Uncommon Life of Anne Hutchinson, the Woman Who Defied the Puritans. She focused on 17th century Puritan views regarding women’s…

    263 views
  • Washington Journal Caroline Kitchener Discusses Political Extremism on the Internet
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    Caroline Kitchener on Political Extremism on the Internet

    Caroline Kitchener talked about how the presence and influence of political extremist groups has grown on the internet.

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  • Communicators with Adam Alter
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    Communicators with Adam Alter

    Professor Adam Alter talked about his book, Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked. Mr. Alter explained that cell phones, on-line games, and…

    334 views
  • emFantasylandem and emHue 1968em
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    Fantasyland and Hue 1968

    Kurt Andersen, author of Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire, and Mark Bowden, author of Hue 1968: A Turning Point in the Vietnam War, talked about their books. They spoke at the 2017…

    205 views
  • Confederate Retreat from Gettysburg
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    Confederate Retreat from Gettysburg

    Joe Mieczkowski talked about how Confederate General Robert E. Lee maneuvered his army after the Battle of Gettysburg and Union General George Meade’s pursuit. He also described the…

    780 views
  • Civil War Defenses Roundtable
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    Civil War Defenses Roundtable

    Historians explored the idea of “Civil War defenses” from a variety of angles. They talked about military defenses, generals who defended their reputations, and the inability of soldiers to defend…

    271 views
  • emUnshackling Americaem
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    Unshackling America

    Willard Sterne Randall talked about his book Unshackling America, in which he contends that the American Revolution didn’t end with the Treaty of Paris but continued until the War of 1812. C-SPAN’s…

    103 views
  • Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger Discuss 1812 Battle of New Orleans
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    Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans

    Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger talked about their book Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans, in which they provide a history of the War of 1812's Battle of New Orleans.

    480 views
  • Hollywood Blacklist 70th Year Commemoration
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    Hollywood Blacklist 70th Year Commemoration

    In 1947, ten prominent members of the Hollywood film industry refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee on their suspected ties to communism. They were held in…

    408 views
  • Khizr Khan Discusses emAn American Familyem
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    An American Family

    Khizr Khan talked about his book An American Family, in which he recalls his immigration to the United States.

    98 views
  • Taylor Branch Discusses Martin Luther King Jr Trilogy
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    Researching and Writing Biographies

    Taylor Branch talked about the challenges of researching and writing biographies. His trilogy on the civil rights era chronicled Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and work during that period.

    70 views
  • Salman Rushdie Discusses emThe Golden Houseem
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    The Golden House

    Salman Rushdie talked about his novel, The Golden House. He spoke at the 2017 Miami Book Fair.

    144 views
  • 20th Century West and Federal Government
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    20th Century West and Federal Government

    Patricia Limerick spoke to educators about westward expansion and the closing of the American West in the 20th century. She talked about how the West has been portrayed as both pastoral and…

    370 views
  • Walter Isaacson Discusses New Biography emLeonardo da Vinciem
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    Leonardo da Vinci

    Walter Isaacson talked about his book Leonardo da Vinci, in which he examines the life of the Italian renaissance man. He spoke at the 2017 Miami Book Fair.

    409 views
  • Union General Lew Wallaces Monocacy Defense
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    Union General Lew Wallace's Monocacy Defense

    Ryan Quint, author of Determined to Stand and Fight: The Battle of Monocacy, July 9, 1864, talked about Union General Lew Wallace’s Monocacy defense. This talk was a part of a symposium on the…

    484 views
  • Historical Context of Civil War Monuments
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    Historical Context of Civil War Monuments

    Panelists talked about the historical context in which Civil War monuments were constructed and what they came to symbolize.

    391 views
  • Fort Dakota
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    Fort Dakota

    Bill Hoskins talked about Fort Dakota and what life was like for soldiers at this distant military outpost. Fort Dakota was established by the U.S. Military in 1865 as tensions between American Indians and…

    252 views
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