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  • emSurprise Kill Vanishem
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    Surprise, Kill, Vanish

    Investigative journalist Annie Jacobsen talked about CIA covert operations from the Cold War to the present.

  • Women of the Suffrage Movement
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    Women of the Suffrage Movement

    Historian Susan Ware talked about some of the 19 lesser-known suffrage leaders profiled in her book, Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote. This National…

  • emBecome Americaem
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    Become America

    Citizen University Founder and CEO Eric Liu shared his ideas for reviving a more civic-minded America.

  • Senator Mitch McConnell Discusses Kentuckys Role in the US Senate
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    The U.S. Senate and the Commonwealth

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Roy Brownell talked bout their book, The U.S. Senate and the Commonwealth: Kentucky Lawmakers and the Evolution of Legislative Leadership,…

  • Economics of Slavery
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    Economics of Slavery

    Author Daina Ramey Berry talked about her book, The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation. This interview was recorded…

  • Western Lands Before and After the American Revolution
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    Western Lands Before and After the American Revolution

    University of Utah Professor Eric Hinderaker taught a class about western settlement before, during and after the American Revolution. Using the Kentucky territory as an example, he…

  • July 10 1944 Combat Weekly Digest
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    July 10, 1944 Combat Weekly Digest

    Combat Weekly Digest was a World War II newsreel produced for the Army Air Forces from 1943-1945. This issue features scenes in Italy, France, the Admiralty Islands, and India. The films…

  • 1850s Political Crisis
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    1850s Political Crisis

    The decade before the Civil War was a time of upheaval, comprise and sectional differences. A panel of historians looked at the political crisis of the 1850s and discussed the politicians…

  • emThe Girls Next Doorem
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    The Girls Next Door

    Texas Christian University Professor Kara Dixon Vuic talked about her book, The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines in which she provided a history of the women who…

  • emFour Hours of Furyem
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    Four Hours of Fury

    Paratrooper-turned-historian James Fenelon recounted World War II’s largest airborne operation, when 17,000 Allied paratroopers were dropped behind enemy lines in 1945.

  • International Aspects of the Civil War
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    International Aspects of the Civil War

    While the Civil War was fought within the United States, the conflict had a global impact. A panel of historians talked about the international affairs of the federal government and the…

  • emGlory in their Spiritem
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    Glory in their Spirit

    Former Army transportation specialist Sandra Bolzenius talked about her book, Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took on the Army During World War II, in which she recalled the…

  • Racial Dynamics in the 1930s
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    Racial Dynamics in the 1930s

    Cornell College Professor Catherine Stewart talked about racial dynamics during the 1930s, including the Federal Writers' Project, an effort to gather narratives from former slaves. Ms.…

  • emSoaring to Gloryem
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    Soaring to Glory

    Tuskegee Airman Harry Stewart talked about his book, Soaring to Glory, in which he recalled his life and experiences in combat during World War II.

  • emThe Heartbreak of Aaron Burrem
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    The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

    Historian H.W. Brands profiled Aaron Burr, the former vice president to Thomas Jefferson. Aaron Burr is most remembered for killing former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton in a duel on…

  • World War II Soviet Army
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    World War II Soviet Army

    Living history hobbyist Craig Hall portrays a Soviet Cavalry officer and discusses the role of the Soviet Union in World War II. Appearing at the annual Army Heritage Days event in…

  • Civil Rights and Ronald Walters Career
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    Civil Rights and Ronald Walters' Career

    University of Texas at Austin Professor Peniel Joseph taught a class on the life and career of civil rights pioneer Ronald Walters. In 1958, Mr. Walters organized a desegregation sit-in and…

  • emDarkness at Chancellorsvilleem
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    Darkness at Chancellorsville

    Retired Army officer and historical novelist Ralph Peters talked about his book, Darkness at Chancellorsville: A Novel of Stonewall Jackson’s Triumph and Tragedy, in which he looked at the Civil…

  • Fort Missoula Alien Detention Camp
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    Fort Missoula Alien Detention Camp

    Author Carol Van Valkenburg shared the story of Missoula’s role in detaining Italian and Japanese men during World War II. Her book, An Alien Place: The Fort Missoula, Montana, Detention Camp 1941-1944,…

  • George Morgan World War II DDay Interview
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    George Morgan World War II D-Day Interview

    World War II veteran George Morgan talked about his assignment with a Naval Combat Demolition Unit (NCDU), considered the forerunner of the Navy SEALs. Mr. Morgan reflected on his training in…

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