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  • History of Presidential Misconduct
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    History of Presidential Misconduct

    Scholars discussed the history of presidential misconduct while looking at the Donald Trump presidency and past administrations. Panelists included James Banner, who in 1974 wrote a report with a…

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  • Trent Lott on Nixon Impeachment Inquiry
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    Trent Lott on Nixon Impeachment Inquiry

    Former Senator Trent Lott (R-MS) talked about his experiences as a new member of the U.S. House of Representatives and member of the Judiciary Committee in the early 1970s, focusing on the…

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  • President Bill Clinton Impeachment  House Judiciary Committee Debate
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    President Bill Clinton Impeachment - House Judiciary Committee Debate

    In the first of a three-part program, Alexis Simendinger looked back to the 1998-99 impeachment of President Bill Clinton. Ms. Simendinger, a correspondent for The Hill newspaper, covered…

    125 views
  • NASA Research Mathematician Katherine Johnson
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    NASA Research Mathematician Katherine Johnson

    West Virginia native and West Virginia State University alumna Katherine Johnson played a pivotal role in NASA’s missions to put men in space and on the moon. West Virginia State University President Anthony…

    228 views
  • World War I African Americans and Civil Rights
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    World War I, African Americans and Civil Rights

    The National Museum of African American History and Culture recently released a book called We Return Fighting: World War I and the Shaping of Modern Black Identity. In conjunction, the museum also has…

    92 views
  • emEscape from Parisem
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    Escape from Paris

    Military historian Stephen Harding talked about his book, Escape from Paris: Aviators, Spies and Star-Crossed Lovers in Wartime France, in which he recounted a group of American aviators…

    788 views
  • emEurope Two Decadesem
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    Europe: Two Decades

    This film documents the first two decades in Europe after World War II and the many confrontations between nations aligned with the Soviet Union and western European countries. The film…

    63 views
  • Life and Career of Peter Rodino
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    Life and Career of Peter Rodino

    Rep. Rodino talked about his life and political career. Topics included the U.S. Constitution, his Italian background, his retirement after 40 years in Congress, and his feelings about…

    215 views
  • Elizabeth Holtzman Oral History Interview
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    Elizabeth Holtzman Oral History Interview

    Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) talked about the impeachment of President Nixon from her perspective as a freshman in Congress and described the impeachment hearing process. In 1973 she became…

    499 views
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    Impeach

    Former Acting U.S. Solicitor General Neal Katyal talked about his book, Impeach: The Case Against Donald Trump.

    337 views
  • Booker T Washington
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    Booker T. Washington

    From the age of nine until he left to attend Hampton Institute, Booker T. Washington lived just outside of Charleston, West Vvirginia. In his book, Booker T. Washington’s Boyhood American Dream, Larry Rowe…

    172 views
  • Ottoman Empire After World War I
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    Ottoman Empire After World War I

    Yiğit Akin is the author of When the War Came Home: The Ottomans' Great War and the Devastation of an Empire. He discussed his book, which looks at the impact of World War I on ordinary Ottomans…

    297 views
  • emCalvin Coolidge in the Black Hillsem
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    Calvin Coolidge in the Black Hills

    On August 2, 1927, while vacationing in the Black Hills of South Dakota, President Calvin Coolidge announced he would not seek reelection. Seth Tupper, author of Calvin Coolidge in the Black Hills, explored…

    500 views
  • emThe Political World of Bob Dylanem
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    The Political World of Bob Dylan

    In his book, The Political World of Bob Dylan, Chad Israelson addressed some of the misconceptions about Bob Dylan’s political views and how the singer has dealt with them over the years. C-SPAN’s…

    909 views
  • emA Time of Terrorem
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    A Time of Terror

    During the summer of 1930, civil rights activist James Cameron (1914-2006) survived a lynching attempt at the age of 16 in Grant County, Indiana. Later in life, he founded America’s Black Holocaust Museum in Milwaukee.…

    193 views
  • CSPAN Cities Tour Exploring the American Story
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour Exploring the American Story

    The C-SPAN Cities Tour travels the country exploring the American story as it takes Book TV and American History TV on the road. Highlights from some of the cities along the 2019 tour were…

    52 views
  • 1862 Battle of Antietam
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    1862 Battle of Antietam

    Author Daniel Vermilya discussed the facts and myths surrounding the Civil War’s bloodiest day of battle. He drew on research from his book, That Field of Blood: The Battle of Antietam."…

    388 views
  • emCitizen 865em
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    Citizen 865

    Author and journalist Debbie Cenziper talked about her book, Citizen 865: The Hunt for Hitler’s Hidden Soldiers in America, in which she reported on the Nazi war criminals who secretly…

    245 views
  • Battle of Leyte Gulf 75th Anniversary
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    Battle of Leyte Gulf 75th Anniversary

    Six panelists who have studied the October 1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf participated in a 75th anniversary discussion hosted by the Naval Historical Foundation. Following the panel, retired…

    143 views
  • Life in a World War II Japanese Internment Camp
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    Life in a World War II Japanese Internment Camp

    Andrea Warren talked about her book, Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta, a Boy Imprisoned in a Japanese American Internment Camp During World War II. Mr. Mineta joined the discussion…

    57 views
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