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    The American Miracle

    Michael Medved talked about his book The American Miracle: Divine Providence in the Rise of the Republic, in which he offers his thoughts on the role that religion has played in American…

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    California's History of the West

    Joseph Bray talked about the settlement of the West using featured materials from the University of California, San Diego’s special collections and archives. Mr. Bray shared materials documenting the…

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    Statue of Liberty National Monument

    National Park Service Ranger Chris Mullin gave a tour of Liberty Island and talked about the history of the Statue of Liberty.

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    Twentieth-Century White Supremacist Groups

    Professor George Michael talked about white supremacist groups in the mid to late-twentieth century. He described the difference between white supremacist and white separatist groups and…

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    U.S. Refugee Policy Since World War II

    Professor Maria Cristina Garcia talked about the United States' refugee policy since World War II. She spoke about qualifications to be a refugee and how those have changed as well as…

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    Coroners in the 19th Century South

    Professor Stephen Berry talked about coroners in the 19th century South. He discussed the role of a coroner as an agent of the state and talked about the records created from coroner…

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    Confederate Flag, Slavery, and Modern Racism

    Historians talked about the Confederate flag’s history in relation to slavery as well as to modern day racism. Washington National Cathedral hosted this discussion in response to the…

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    Protecting America's Historical Documents

    Stephen Puleo talked about his book, American Treasures: The Secret Efforts to Save the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Gettysburg Address.

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    Paintings of 19th Century Washington, D.C.

    Artist Peter Waddell showed his paintings of historical moments in 19th century Washington, D.C. Depictions included the White House, the U.S. Capitol, and George Washington’s Mount Vernon…

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    The Black Calhouns

    Gail Lumet Buckley talked about her book The Black Calhouns: From Civil War to Civil Rights with One African American Family, in which she examines American history through the lens of her…

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    Winifred Scott and the Founding of Scottsdale

    Marshall Trimble talked about the founding of Scottsdale, Arizona, and shared the story of Winifred Scott, a Civil War hero who saw potential in the Arizona Salt River Valley. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

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    Arizona Outlaws and Lawmen

    Marshall Trimble talked about his book Arizona Outlaws and Lawmen: Gunslingers, Bandits, Heroes and Peacekeepers, in which he recounts the stories of some of the outlaws in the Arizona Territory in the 19th…

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    Who Are the People of America?

    This 1953 Coronet educational film describes and celebrates the ethnic diversity of the United States and the history of immigration.

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    Sacco-Vanzetti Murder Case

    Law professor Brad Snyder talked about the controversy surrounding the 1920 Sacco-Vanzetti case in which Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian American anarchists, were charged…

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    California Gold Rush

    Professor Patrick Allitt talked about the California Gold Rush of the mid-1800s. He described how people got there, the physical geography of the area, and the evolving technology used to…

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    American Founding and Crisis of the House Divided

    Professor Hadley Arkes taught a class on the intellectual origins of the American system of laws and government. He described the influence of Aristotle and Enlightenment thinkers on the…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Doug Collins (R-GA) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the history and message of Thanksgiving Day and the opportunity for the House Republican “A Better…

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    The Winchester

    Laura Trevelyan talked about her book The Winchester: The Gun That Built an American Dynasty, in which she reports on the Winchester Repeating Arms Company, from its inception in the mid-19th…

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    Ohio and Erie Canal

    Timothy Donovan and Rebecca Jones Macko talked about the Ohio and Erie Canal, a system made up of two canals built between 1825 and 1832. The canal was built to create a trade route from New York City to the…

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    Witness to the Revolution

    Clara Bingham talked about her book Witness to the Revolution: Radicals, Resisters, Vets, Hippies, and the Year America Lost Its Mind and Found Its Soul, in which she recalls the social and…

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