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  • emBefore You Wakeem
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    Before You Wake

    Erick Erickson talked about his book Before you Wake, in which he offers his thoughts on life, family, and values. He spoke at the 2017 Southern Festival of Books.

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  • First Lady Donates Inaugural Gown to Smithsonian
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    Smithsonian Inaugural Gown Presentation

    First Lady Melania Trump donated her inaugural gown to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Designer Herve Pierre, in collaboration with the first lady, created the dress. The dress…

    1,073 views
  • emThe Vietnam WarHow Much Dissentem
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    The Vietnam War-How Much Dissent?

    This episode of the weekly ABC Scope series examined resistance to the Vietnam War and the draft with footage of demonstrations, interviews supporting and opposing the protests, statements…

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  • Conversation with Historian Allen Guelzo
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    Conversation with Historian Allen Guelzo

    Historian Gary Gallagher talked with Lincoln and Civil War scholar Allen Guelzo about his previous work on President Abraham Lincoln as well as his current project on Confederate General Robert…

    124 views
  • emThe Food of a Younger Landem
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    The Food of a Younger Land

    Mark Kurlansky talked about his book The Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American Food--Before the National Highway System, Before Chain Restaurants, and Before Frozen Food, When the Nation’s Food Was…

    418 views
  • emThey Marched Into Sunlightem Part 1
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    They Marched Into Sunlight, Part 1

    David Maraniss was interviewed about his book, They Marched Into Sunlight, published by Simon and Schuster. The book tells the story of two events in October 1967. One event was a battle in…

    1,341 views
  • US Colored Troops as Prisoner Guards
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    U.S. Colored Troops as Prisoner Guards

    Kelly Mezurek talked about the Union’s decision to assign U.S. Colored Troops to guard Confederate prisoners. She described the impact on Southern morale, particularly when Confederates were under African American…

    320 views
  • emOne Long Nightem
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    One Long Night

    Andrea Pitzer talked about her book One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps, in which she provides a history of concentration camps that covers four continents and two…

    373 views
  • President Trump and National Security
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    President Trump and National Security

    Panelists talked about national security and foreign policy during President Trump’s first year. Panelists included a former CIA undercover agent, two members of the House Intelligence…

    98 views
  • Washington Journal Tony Mecia Discusses Lobbying During the Trump Administration
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    Tony Mecia on Lobbying During the Trump Administration

    Tony Mecia talked about the increase in lobbyist spending by companies and trade associations during the Trump Administration.

    378 views
  • Panel Discussion on the MidCentury South
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    Panel Discussion on the Mid-Century South

    Kathie Farnell and Yvette Johnson talked about the mid-century South. They spoke at the 2017 Southern Festival of Books.

    199 views
  • Buffalo Bill and Frontier Myth
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    Buffalo Bill and Frontier Myth

    Paul Hutton delivered the keynote address at a symposium hosted by the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming. Mr. Hutton described how William Cody, best known as Buffalo Bill, became…

    506 views
  • Little Rock Arkansas Before 1957
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    Little Rock, Arkansas, Before 1957

    Little Rock, Arkansas, residents talked about the city and race relations in the years leading up to the 1957 integration of Little Rock Central High School. On September 25, 1957, President…

    85 views
  • emCode Girlsem
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    Code Girls

    Liza Mundy talked about her book, Code Girls, about the contributions of women code breakers during World War II. She spoke at the 2017 Southern Festival of Books.

    429 views
  • Origins of Environmental Consumerism
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    Origins of Environmental Consumerism

    Professor Andrew Isenberg talked about the rise of the environmental movement in the 1970s and how it impacted consumer and production practices. He described the Keep America Beautiful…

    164 views
  • Confederate General Stonewall Jacksons War Horse
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    Confederate General Stonewall Jackson's War Horse

    Sharon B. Smith talked about Confederate General Stonewall Jackson’s favorite war horse. She is the author of Stonewall Jackson’s Little Sorrel: An Unlikely Hero of the Civil War.

    332 views
  • Panel Discussion on Eleanor Roosevelt
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    Panel Discussion on Eleanor Roosevelt

    Authors Patricia Bell-Scott and Emily Wilson discussed the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. They spoke at the 2017 Southern Festival of Books.

    177 views
  • Little Rock Arkansas 195859
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    Little Rock, Arkansas, 1958-59

    Little Rock, Arkansas, residents looked back to 1958 and 1959, sometimes called the “lost year,” when the Arkansas governor closed the public schools to block desegregation.

    55 views
  • emAmericanaem
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    Americana

    Bhu Srinivasan talked about his book, Americana, about the innovators and entrepreneurs who have shaped the history of the United States.

    147 views
  • TaNehisi Coates Discusses emWe Were Eight Years in Powerem
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    We Were Eight Years in Power

    Ta-Nehisi Coates talked about his book We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy, in which he examines race, the Obama presidency, and the election of Donald Trump through a…

    1,014 views
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