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  • Bryan Burrough on emDays of Rageem
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    Days of Rage

    Bryan Burrough talked about his book, Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence. He spoke with Rick Perlstein, author of The Invisible…

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  • Book TV in Rapid City South Dakota
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    Book TV in Rapid City, South Dakota

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Rapid City, South Dakota, from September 7-13, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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  • CSPAN Cities Tour in Lansing Michigan
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Lansing, Michigan

    C-SPAN visited Lansing, Michigan to learn about the history and literary life of the community.

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  • emTippecanoe and Tyler Tooem
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    Tippecanoe and Tyler Too

    Jan Van Meter talked about the historical context of several catchphrases and slogans that have been used throughout American history. From the 1775 proclamation during the American Revolution to “don’t fire until you see the…

    497 views
  • CSPAN Cities Tour in Sheridan Wyoming
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Sheridan, Wyoming

    C-SPAN visited Sheridan, Wyoming to learn about the history from local experts and historians.

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  • Drug Addiction in 19th Century America
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    Drug Addiction in 19th Century America

    Professor Elizabeth Gray talked about the use of and public opinion on opium and laudanum in the 19th century. Professor Gray described how most laudanum addicts at the time were upper…

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  • Author Discussion on Political History
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    Author Discussion on Political History

    Three authors talked about their biographies and histories on key figures and times that shaped U.S. politics and culture. The panelists and the titles of their books were: Susan Page, The…

    336 views
  • 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…

    896 views
  • Washington Journal Peter Canellos Discusses US Historical Sites  the Telling of American History
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    Peter Canellos on U.S. Historical Sites and the Telling of American History

    Politico editor-at-large Peter Canellos discussed his recent article on whether people are still turning to historical sites to learn more about American history. This program is part of a…

    246 views
  • emThe Crowded Hourem
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    The Crowded Hour

    Clay Risen talked about his book, The Crowded Hour: Theodore Roosevelt, the Rough Riders, and the Dawn of the American Century, his history of the Rough Riders, a volunteer cavalry led by…

    525 views
  • Mark Zwonitzer Discusses emThe Statesman and the Storytellerem
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    The Statesman and the Storyteller

    Mark Zwonitzer talked about his book, The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Rise of American Imperialism, about the friendship between author Mark Twain and former…

    869 views
  • Dutch Prime Minister Presents US DDay Flag to President Trump
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    White House Flag Presentation Ceremony

    The president and first lady participated in a flag presentation ceremony with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte at the White House. The flag, given to the U.S. by Dutch collector Bert Kreuk,…

    1,405 views
  • 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…

    209 views
  • Interview With OAH President Earl Lewis
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    Interview With OAH President Earl Lewis

    C-SPAN spoke with Earl Lewis, president of the Organization of American Historians, at their annual conference in Philadelphia. He discussed trends in the field of history and his work at…

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  • emSavage Peaceem
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    Savage Peace

    Ann Hagedorn talked about her book, Savage Peace: Hope and Fear in America, 1919, published by Simon and Schuster. She described America in 1919 as a country recovering from World War I and from…

    548 views
  • Historians and Social Media
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    Historians and Social Media

    Princeton University Professor Kevin Kruse talked about the role of historians on social media and what he feels is their duty to provide context to current issues. He also discussed how…

    573 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…

    1,006 views
  • Pregnancy in the 19th Century
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    Pregnancy in the 19th Century

    Shannon Withycombe, professor at the University of New Mexico, talked about pregnancy in the 19th century. She described the experience of childbirth, which often occurred at home, and the…

    363 views
  • Suffrage and American Women in Politics
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    Suffrage and American Women in Politics

    Historian Elisabeth Griffith examined the legacy of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote and pondered the question: did suffrage matter? With women currently making up only twenty…

    1,070 views
  • Northern Pacific Railroad
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    Northern Pacific Railroad

    Michael Sullivan talked about how the arrival of the transcontinental railway to Tacoma, Washington, shaped the small, Pacific Northwest town. In 1873, the Northern Pacific Railroad decided to make Tacoma…

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