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  • 14th Amendment and Reconstruction
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    14th Amendment and Reconstruction

    A panel of historians took questions on the 14th Amendment and Reconstruction era. This question and answer session was part of a symposium hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society…

  • emThose Turbulent Sons of Freedomem
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    Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom

    The myth of Ethan Allen’s Revolutionary War exploits is explored by author and former New York Times reporter and editor Christopher Wren.

  • Battle of the Crater
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    Battle of the Crater

    Former Pamplin Historical Park director A. Wilson Greene talked about the 1864 Battle of the Crater at Petersburg, Virginia. Mr. Greene outlined Union operations leading up to the battle,…

  • Battle of Selma
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    Battle of Selma

    During the Civil War, Selma served as one of the South’s main military manufacturing centers. Benny Austin shared the reasons why Union troops targeted Selma, which fell just days before the end of the Civil…

  • Dwight Eisenhower at Gettysburg
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    Dwight Eisenhower at Gettysburg

    Gettysburg College professor Michael Birkner looked at Dwight Eisenhower’s interest in the Civil War, particularly Robert E. Lee, Abraham Lincoln and the Battle of Gettysburg. Dwight…

  • BO Railroad and the Civil War
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    B&O Railroad and the Civil War

    Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. The museum was marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the…

  • 1864 Civil War Overland Campaign
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    1864 Civil War Overland Campaign

    Sam Houston State University professor Brian Matthew Jordan taught a class about the Civil War’s Overland Campaign, which took place in Virginia in 1864 and pitted Union forces under Ulysses S.…

  • Common Civil War Soldiers
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    Common Civil War Soldiers

    Peter Carmichael is director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College. He talked about his research into “common soldiers” during the Civil War, discussing their experiences and…

  • Union General George Meade at Gettysburg
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    Union General George Meade at Gettysburg

    Author and historian Kent Masterson Brown talked about Gen. George Gordon Meade, who commanded the Union Army of the Potomac during the Gettysburg Campaign. He examined Meade’s strategy and…

  • Fort Gorges
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    Fort Gorges

    Paul Drinan visited Fort Gorges and explained what a local group was doing to restore it. Fort Gorges was a Civil War era fort that has since been abandoned. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made…

  • Union Troops and Pornography
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    Union Troops and Pornography

    Villanova University history professor Judith Giesberg talked about Union soldiers and pornography during the Civil War. Professor Giesberg is author the book “Sex and the Civil War.” This…

  • emThe Moralistem
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    The Moralist

    Historian Patricia O’Toole chronicled the political career of President Woodrow Wilson.

  • Washington Journal Roger Stone Recalls 2016 Meeting with Russian
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    Roger Stone on Politics and the Trump Presidency

    Republican strategist and former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone talked about the Trump presidency as well as his book on politics, Stone’s Rules: How to Win at Politics, Business, and…

  • QA with Joe Tropea and Skizz Cyzyk
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    Q&A with Joe Tropea and Skizz Cyzyk

    Filmmakers Joe Tropea and Skizz Cyzyk talked about their documentary, Hit & Stay: A History of Faith and Resistance, on the actions of the Catonsville 9 and other Catholic activists who…

  • World War II Museum Road to Tokyo Exhibit
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    World War II Museum "Road to Tokyo" Exhibit

    New Orleans is the home to the National World War II Museum. Senior Historian Rob Citino gave a tour of the “Road to Tokyo” exhibit, which examines the Pacific Theatre during World War II including some of…

  • New Orleans Jazz Museum
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    New Orleans Jazz Museum

    New Orleans is considered the birthplace of jazz music. The New Orleans Jazz Museum houses the largest collection of jazz music related materials in the world. Curator David Kunian talked about the origins of jazz in…

  • Battle of New Orleans
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    Battle of New Orleans

    The Battle of New Orleans was the last ground battle of the War of 1812. Chalmette Battlefield National Park Service Guide Chad Hoing explained why the battle was such a devastating loss for British troops…

  • World War II Ace Fighter Pilot
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    World War II Ace Fighter Pilot

    World War II triple ace fighter pilot Clarence “Bud” Anderson served two combat tours in Europe and flew 116 missions in his P-51 Mustang. In this program, he talked about how he became a…

  • Author Discussion on Civic Engagement
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    Author Discussion on Civic Engagement

    A discussion on civic engagement from the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books that featured Susan Burton, Becoming Mrs. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight For…

  • emTrumps Americaem
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    Trump's America

    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich offered his thoughts on the impact that the Trump administration policies are having on America and around the world.

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