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  • Robert E Lee after the War
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    Robert E. Lee after the War

    Matt Atkinson, a Gettysburg National Military Park ranger, discussed the post war life of former Confederate General Robert E. Lee. He highlighted Lee’s efforts to promote a reconciliatory…

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  • Harold Holzer on Civil War Objects
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    Harold Holzer on Civil War Objects

    Historian Harold Holzer and Valerie Paley of the New-York Historical Society talked about artifacts featured in their joint publication, “The Civil War in 50 Objects.” In this program, they…

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  • Harold Holzer on Civil War Objects
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    Harold Holzer on Civil War Objects

    Historian Harold Holzer and Valerie Paley, chief historian at the New-York Historical Society, talked about artifacts featured in their joint publication, The Civil War in 50 Objects. In this…

    344 views
  • Civil War Origins of Frontier Outlaws
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    Civil War Origins of Frontier Outlaws

    American Civil War Museum intepretation specialist Karissa Marken talked about Civil War guerilla fighters who later became outlaws in the West including Jesse James, his brother Frank, and…

    2,369 views
  • emTheyre Not Listeningem
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    They're Not Listening

    Political consultants Harlan Hill and Ryan Girdusky offered their thoughts on the rise of nationalist populist movements in the U.S. and abroad. This virtual event was sponsored by SAFE…

    842 views
  • Eugene V Debs Presidential Contender
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    Eugene V. Debs, Presidential Contender

    Historians Ernest Freeberg and Lisa Phillips talked about the political career of Eugene V. Debs (1855-1926), who founded several labor unions and represented the Socialist Party of America as…

    9,323 views
  • JFK Civil Rights and Nuclear Arms Race
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    JFK, Civil Rights and Nuclear Arms Race

    Andrew Cohen talked about two successive days in John F. Kennedy’s presidency that defined his response to the nuclear arms race and civil rights. Mr. Cohen is the author of Two Days in…

    152 views
  • Allied Liberation of Paris
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    Allied Liberation of Paris

    On August 25th, 1944, U.S. and French soldiers liberated Paris after more than four years of German occupation. In this program, military historian Harry Laver chronicled the Allied…

    430 views
  • Baseball and American Cities
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    Baseball and American Cities

    Author Paul Goldberger discussed his book “Ballpark: Baseball in the American City.” He explored the relationship between American cities and the growth of baseball, looking at the changing…

    234 views
  • William Jennings Bryan Presidential Contender
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    William Jennings Bryan, Presidential Contender

    Historians discussed the role of William Jennings Bryan as an enterprising figure in American politics. He was a former U.S. representative, secretary of state under President Woodrow Wilson, and one of the best orators of his…

    7,127 views
  • Washington Journal Brett Tolman Discusses Federal Appeals Court Rehearing of Flynn Case
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    Brett Tolman on Federal Appeals Court Rehearing of Flynn Case

    Former Republican Senate Judiciary Committee counsel and former U.S. Attorney Brett Tolman talked about the previous day’s federal appeals court rehearing of the General Michael Flynn case.

    730 views
  • Roosevelts and Kennedys  Political Relationships
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    Roosevelts and Kennedys - Political Relationships

    The directors of the Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy presidential libraries talked about the political relationships between members of the Roosevelt and Kennedy families -- in…

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  • Herbert Hoover and FDR Transition
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    Herbert Hoover and FDR Transition

    The directors of the Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential libraries talked about the 1932 campaign for the White House in the midst of the Great Depression -- and the tense…

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  • Congress Political Parties and Polarization
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    Congress, Political Parties and Polarization

    The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia hosted a discussion on Congress, political parties, and polarization from the time of America’s founding through the Civil War to today.…

    459 views
  • Jefferson and the Federalists in Washington DC
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    Jefferson and the Federalists in Washington, D.C.

    U.S. Capitol Historical Society Chief Historian William “Chuck” diGiacomantonio discussed the tumultuous interactions between Democratic-Republican President Thomas Jefferson and Federalist…

    207 views
  • Portraying Abraham Lincoln
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    Portraying Abraham Lincoln

    This was a conversation about portraying Abraham Lincoln on the stage. Ford’s Theatre director Paul Tetreault talked with playwright Richard Hellesen who wrote Necessary Sacrifices -- a Ford’s…

    182 views
  • Washington Journal Barbara McQuade Discusses Federal Appeals Court Rehearing of Flynn Case
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    Barbara McQuade on Federal Appeals Court Rehearing of Flynn Case

    Law professor and former U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade talked about the previous day’s federal appeals court rehearing of the General Michael Flynn case.

    2,682 views
  • Author Discussion on US History
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    Author Discussion on U.S. History

    Authors and historians Jon Meacham, Margaret MacMillan, and Douglas Brinkley discussed their favorite historical figures at the 2018 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

    1,652 views
  • emThe War That Ended Peaceem
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    The War That Ended Peace

    Margaret MacMillan, international history professor at Oxford University, talked about her book, The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914, in which she examines the lead-up to World War…

    1,993 views
  • QA with Margaret MacMillan
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    Q&A with Margaret MacMillan

    Margaret MacMillan was interviewed about her book Nixon and Mao: The Week That Changed the World, published by Random House. She described then President Nixon’s 1972 trip to China, details…

    1,444 views
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