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  • Author Discussion on Biography
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    Author Discussion on Biography

    Four authors talked about biography and their books on the lives of legendary African Americans. The participants were David Blight, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom; Jeffrey Stewart, The…

    288 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…

    329 views
  • US Marines at the Battle of Guadalcanal
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    U.S. Marines at the Battle of Guadalcanal

    Military historian Andrew Wiest talked about the U.S. Marines who fought at the Battle of Guadalcanal between August 1942 and February 1943. Mr. Wiest is co-author of “The Pacific War: From Pearl…

    266 views
  • Lead Up to the Battle of Guadalcanal
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    Lead Up to the Battle of Guadalcanal

    In this program from the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, military historian Richard Frank illustrated the events after Pearl Harbor that led to the Battle of Guadalcanal, which…

    292 views
  • US Navy at Guadalcanal
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    U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal

    James Hornfischer looked at the Battle of Guadalcanal from the perspective of the U.S. Navy. He highlighted key events of the Pacific campaign that led to a U.S. victory in February 1943. Mr.…

    282 views
  • January 1943 United Newsreel
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    January 1943 United Newsreel

    This U.S. Office of War Information newsreel from January 1943 includes these stories: burning and sunken Japanese ships near Guadalcanal; Navajo women make gifts for Red Cross packages;…

    55 views
  • Lessons Learned at Guadalcanal
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    Lessons Learned at Guadalcanal

    Trent Hone, author of Learning War: The Evolution of Fighting Doctrine in the U.S. Navy, 1898-1945, analyzed how U.S. Naval strategies developed during the the Battle of Guadalcanal. Mr.…

    392 views
  • 1942 United Newsreel Report on Guadalcanal
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    1942 United Newsreel Report on Guadalcanal

    This U.S. government newsreel includes the following stories: U.S. Marines push back Japanese forces on Guadalcanal; the cruiser Boise docks and Admiral King decorates members of the crew;…

    128 views
  • US DiveBombers at Guadalcanal
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    U.S. Dive-Bombers at Guadalcanal

    Stephen Moore gave an illustrated talk on the importance of American dive bombers during the Battle of Guadalcanal and their role in the fight against Japan between August 7, 1942, and February…

    411 views
  • Influence of the 1920s KKK on Politics and Culture
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    Influence of the 1920s KKK on Politics and Culture

    Historian Linda Gordon talked about her book, The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition. She described a resurgence of the white…

    407 views
  • Early 1800s Abolition and ProSlavery Movements
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    Early 1800s Abolition and Pro-Slavery Movements

    University of Alabama Professor Joshua Rothman taught a class on abolition and pro-slavery movements in the early 1800s. He highlighted the way that both sides used printing presses and…

    475 views
  • emMcAmerica America Runs on Fast Foodem
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    Mc'America: America Runs on Fast Food

    Mc’America: America Runs on Fast Food was the first prize middle school winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Ida Chen and Hana Lee, eighth graders at Eastern Middle School in Silver…

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  • President Trump Meets with World War II Veterans
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    President Trump Meeting with World War II Veterans

    President Trump met with World War II veterans and their families in the White House Oval Office. The veterans provided brief remarks recalling their experiences serving in the military.

    579 views
  • emRockin in the Free Worldem
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    Rockin' in the Free World

    Rockin' in the Free World was one of the second-prize high school east winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Hunter Walterman, Isaac Newman, and Rekha Leonard, sophomores at…

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  • emZero to Heroem
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    Zero to Hero

    Medal of Honor recipient Allen Lynch talked about his book, Zero to Hero: From Bullied Kid to Warrior, on growing up in Chicago and serving in the Vietnam War.

    307 views
  • Soldier Remains at Manassas
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    Soldier Remains at Manassas

    Brandon Bies is the superintendent of Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia. He talked about the recent discovery and excavation of the remains of two Union soldiers and several…

    603 views
  • Cold War in American Photography
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    Cold War in American Photography

    Wake Forest University professor John Curley taught a class on how the Cold War both influenced and was influenced by photography. He talked about the perceived documentary nature of photography and…

    202 views
  • Navajo Code Talker Samuel Jesse Smith Oral History Interview
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    Navajo Code Talker Samuel Jesse Smith Oral History Interview

    During World War II, the U.S. Marine Corps recruited Navajo Indians to create a code based on their unwritten language to help the military communicate their operational plans. In a series of…

    137 views
  • Noam Chomsky on emMasters of Mankindem
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    Masters of Mankind

    Noam Chomsky talked about his book of essays Masters of Mankind: Essays and Lectures, 1969-2013, in which he discusses international and domestic affairs. He spoke with David Barsamian of…

    7,681 views
  • emTrailblazerem
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    Trailblazer

    Dorothy Gilliam, the first black female reporter for the Washington Post, discussed her life and journalism career.

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