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  • Jews and the Origins of International Human Rights
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    Jews and the Origins of International Human Rights

    Jewish history Professor James Loeffler talked about his book, Rooted Cosmopolitans: Jews and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century. In his talk, Professor Loeffler profiled two Jewish…

    171 views
  • Americans and the Holocaust Exhibit Part 1
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    "Americans and the Holocaust" Exhibit, Part 1

    Curator Daniel Greene gave a tour of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibit which uses films, artifacts, and documents to explore how the U.S. public and government officials reacted…

    540 views
  • Creating the Lincoln Memorial
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    Creating the Lincoln Memorial

    The dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., took place in 1922, almost 60 years after Abraham Lincoln’s death. Harold Holzer talked about his book, Monument Man: The Life and Art…

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  • Washington Journal Douglas Brinkley Discusses the History of Presidential Relations With Congress
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    Douglas Brinkley on Presidential Relations With Congress

    Presidential historian Douglas Brinkley talked about the history of presidents and their relationships with Congress.

    569 views
  • emBlack Fortunesem
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    Black Fortunes

    Shomari Wills recalled the lives of six black entrepreneurs who achieved their wealth during the 19th and 20th centuries. Self-taught chemist Annie Tumbo-Malone, creator of the first…

    229 views
  • emA Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thingem
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    A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing

    University of Kentucky Professor DaMaris Hill chronicled the lives of African-American women in social and political movements, from Harriet Tubman to today.

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  • Discussion on DDay
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    Discussion on D-Day

    Historians Antony Beevor, Rick Atkinson, Douglas Brinkley, and Susan Eisenhower discussed D-Day at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

    450 views
  • emThe War Before the Warem
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    The War Before the War

    Andrew Delbanco, American studies professor at Columbia University, recounted the political and moral divisions that separated the United States in the lead-up to the Civil War. He was…

    831 views
  • Green Book Travel Guide for African Americans
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    Green Book Travel Guide for African Americans

    University of Delaware Professor Tiffany Gill talked about the Green Book, a travel guide for African Americans produced during the Jim Crow era. First published in the 1930s, the books…

    314 views
  • Cold War Museum
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    Cold War Museum

    Founder Gary Powers, Jr. gave a tour of the Cold War Museum in Warrenton, Virginia, built on a former U.S. Army communication base that was used by the National Security Agency, CIA, and…

    252 views
  • emLes Parisiennesem
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    Les Parisiennes

    Anne Sebba provided a history of women in Paris under Nazi occupation during World War II. She spoke at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

    583 views
  • Women During World War II
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    Women During World War II

    Texas Woman’s University Professor Katherine Landdeck taught a class about the ways American women contributed to the World War II effort. She detailed the expectations for women on the…

    423 views
  • Treaty of Versailles and Its Impact on World War II
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    Treaty of Versailles and Its Impact on World War II

    Did the conditions of World War I’s Treaty of Versailles lead to World War II? University of Toronto professor Margaret MacMillan explored the 1918 armistice, the treaty’s terms, and the…

    257 views
  • Washington Journal Patrick Riccards Discusses Poll on Civics and US History
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    Patrick Riccards on Civics and U.S. History

    Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Chief Communications and Strategy Officer Patrick Riccards talked about a new poll on Americans' knowledge of civics and U.S. history.

    222 views
  • emWith the Marines at Tarawaem
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    With the Marines at Tarawa

    This documentary about the November 1943 Battle of Tarawa was filmed by U.S. Marine cameramen and won the 1944 Academy Award for best documentary short. About 18,000 Marines made an…

    316 views
  • Recovering Soldiers Remains on Tarawa
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    Recovering Soldiers' Remains on Tarawa

    On November 20, 1943, 18,000 U.S. Marines landed on the Pacific island of Tarawa, occupied by Japan. After three days of combat, more than 1,000 U.S. troops had died and about 2,000 were wounded.…

    85 views
  • Women During the Civil War
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    Women During the Civil War

    A group of historians discussed the different ways women experienced the Civil War, depending on class, race and geography. They examined the relationship between Union generals and their…

    155 views
  • Apollo Program
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    Apollo Program

    Former NASA chief historian Roger Launius talked about the history of the Apollo program. He described how the Cold War influenced early space missions and the excitement over the moon landing in…

    116 views
  • Women Soldiers in the Civil War
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    Women Soldiers in the Civil War

    Historical interpreters told stories of some of the women who disguised themselves as young men and fought in the Civil War. They outlined how and why these women disguised themselves, the…

    225 views
  • John Dingell Memorial Service in Michigan
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    John Dingell Memorial Service in Michigan

    A memorial service was held in Dearborn, Michigan, for the late Representative John Dingell (D-MI), who died on February 7, 2019, at age 92. He the served in the House of Representatives from…

    720 views
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