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  • Stax Museum of American Soul Music
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    Stax Museum of American Soul Music

    Established in 1957, Stax Records became synonymous with Memphis and southern soul music with acts such as Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, and the Staples Singers. Executive Director Jeff Kollath tells the story…

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  • Historian Harlow Giles Unger Discusses Life of Benjamin Rush
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    Dr. Benjamin Rush

    Historian Harlow Giles Unger recalled the life of Dr. Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, who espoused equal rights for women, the abolition of slavery, and free…

    129 views
  • Archives at Elvis Presleys Graceland
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    Archives at Elvis Presley's Graceland

    The archives at Elvis Presley’s Graceland contain over 1.5 million artifacts from the singer’s personal life and music career. Archivist Angie Marchese showcased some of their more unique items.…

    221 views
  • Newsmakers with Neil Bradley
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    Newsmakers with Neil Bradley

    Neil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the Trump presidency, as well as the November 2018 jobs report, trade and tariffs, deficits, and…

    271 views
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    These Truths

    New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore talked about her one-volume history of the United States.

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  • Populist Politics and Politicians in American History
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    Populist Politics and Politicians in American History

    A conservative scholar and a liberal historian explored the concept of populism and its role in the history of American politics. In an event titled, “The Promise and Perils of Populism,”…

    107 views
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    Marooned

    Joseph Kelly, literature professor at the College of Charleston, provided a history of the Jamestown colony.

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  • President George HW Bush Texas AM Arrival Ceremony
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    President George H.W. Bush Texas A&M Arrival Ceremony

    The casket carrying President George H.W. Bush arrived at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.

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    The Spy and the Traitor

    Ben Macintyre reported on a high-ranking KGB spy, Oleg Gordievsky, who worked for British Intelligence during the height of the Cold War. According to the author, it was Gordievsky’s…

    438 views
  • President George HW Bush Houston Funeral Service
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    President George H.W. Bush Houston Funeral Service

    Family and friends of President George H.W. Bush attended his funeral service at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston. James Baker, the former secretary of state and White House chief of staff,…

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  • US Army Womens Museum Reopening Ceremony
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    U.S. Army Women's Museum Reopening Ceremony

    This ceremony commemorated the reopening of the U.S. Army Women’s Museum in Fort Lee, Virginia.  Visitors there find the stories of women who have served their country since the…

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  • President George HW Bush State Funeral Service
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    President George H.W. Bush State Funeral Service

    On a National Day of Mourning, the remains of former President George H.W. Bush were taken from the United States Capitol to the Washington National Cathedral for a state funeral service.…

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  • Female Civil War Soldiers
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    Female Civil War Soldiers

    Public historians Diane Eickhoff and Aaron Barnhart explored the stories of women who defied cultural norms to fight in the Civil War. They also described women’s wartime work as nurses,…

    143 views
  • 1770 Boston Massacre Reconsidered
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    1770 Boston Massacre Reconsidered

    University of Utah history professor Eric Hinderaker revisited the events of the Boston Massacre and attempted to determine what really happened on March 5, 1770. He is the author of…

    287 views
  • Washington Journal Matt Schlapp Discusses the Trump Presidency  the New Congress
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    Matt Schlapp on the Trump Presidency and the New Congress

    Matt Schlapp talked about the Trump presidency and Congress in 2019 as the Democrats were to take control of the House in the 116th Congress. Mr. Schlapp also commented on the latest Bureau…

    496 views
  • Myths About the Battle of Antietam
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    Myths About the Battle of Antietam

    Author Dennis Frye talked about his book, Antietam Shadows: Mystery, Myth & Machination. He described his research approach and gave examples of famous quotes about the battle that might…

    200 views
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    What the Hell Do You Have to Lose

    Fox News' Juan Williams examined the Trump administration’s policies on civil rights.

    596 views
  • Soldiers Views of the Battle of Antietam
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    Soldiers' Views of the Battle of Antietam

    Keith Snyder from the Antietam National Battlefield shared personal accounts of soldiers who fought in the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862. Through letters, photographs and diary…

    115 views
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    Betty Ford

    Lisa McCubbin recounted the life of former first lady Betty Ford.

    170 views
  • em1941em
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    1941

    Marc Wortman talked about his book 1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at War, in which he examines America’s secret forays into World War II prior to the attack on…

    1,223 views
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