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    Dupes

    Paul Kengor, political science professor at Grove City College, contends that numerous progressives have assisted America’s adversaries. The author examines connections to the Communist Party and…

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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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    The True Flag

    Stephen Kinzer talked about his book The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire, in which he recounts the public debate over American foreign policy at the…

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    Trial and Murder of Leo Frank

    Steve Oney talked about his book, And the Dead Shall Rise: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank, about a 1915 murder case in Marietta, Georgia. In his book, he explores…

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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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    Caretakers of America's Treasures

    Smithsonian Secretary David Skorton, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, and Archivist of the United States David Ferriero participated in a roundtable discussion. They talked about their…

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    Buffalo Bill's America: William Cody and the Wild West Show

    Louis Warren talked about his book Buffalo Bill’s America: William Cody and the Wild West Show, published by Knopf. William “Buffalo Bill” Cody was a Pony Express rider, Civil War soldier,…

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    Slavery and the Underground Railroad in South Central Pennsylvania

    Cooper Wingert talked about his book Slavery and the Underground Railroad in South Central Pennsylvania, in which he looks at the struggles between slavery and abolition in the state. C-SPAN’s Local…

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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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