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  • Washington Journal James Schultz Discusses Legal  Oversight Battles Between WH and Congress
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    James Schultz on White House Oversight Battles with Congress

    James Schultz, a former Trump administration associate counsel, talked about the legal and oversight battles between the White House and Congress over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s…

  • Opal Grapes DDay Oral History Interview
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    Opal Grapes D-Day Oral History Interview

    World War II Army Nurse Corps veteran Opal Grapes talked about providing medical care to American soldiers who were wounded on D-Day, June 6, 1944, and how she learned to keep her emotions under…

  • Comparing Civil War Theaters
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    Comparing Civil War Theaters

    Author and historian Gary Gallagher analyzed the differences between the three major Civil War theaters. He argued that the battles held in the Eastern Theater had the greatest political and…

  • After Words with Jim Acosta
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    After Words with Jim Acosta

    Jim Acosta, CNN’s chief White House correspondent, talked about his book, The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America, in which he offered his first-hand account…

  • Dwight D Eisenhower as a Leader
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    Dwight D. Eisenhower as a Leader

    Louis Galambos, editor of The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower, talked about the evolution of Ike’s leadership style from a West Point cadet to president of the United States. The Kansas…

  • Jeffrey Rosen Michael Gerhardt and Robert Strauss Discuss emThe Presidentsem
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    The Presidents

    Historians and contributors to C-SPAN’s “The Presidents” book discussed the strengths and weaknesses of all the U.S.'s previous chief executives.

  • Washington Journal Lachlan Markay Discusses Ethics in the Trump Administration
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    Lachlan Markay on Ethics in the Trump Administration

    Lachlan Markay talked about ethics in the Trump administration. Mr. Markay is the author of a book on this topic: Sinking in the Swamp: How Trump’s Minions and Misfits Poisoned Washington.…

  • Civil War Places
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    Civil War Places

    Historians discussed locations they deemed significant to the story of the Civil War. This panel was part of the annual summer conference hosted by the Gettysburg College Civil War…

  • James Poniewozikon emAudience of Oneem
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    James Poniewozik,on Audience of One

    James Poniewozik talked about his forthcoming book, Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Politics of Illusion, on President Trump’s relationship with television over the past…

  • 1864 Atlanta Campaign
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    1864 Atlanta Campaign

    Lincoln Memorial University Professor Earl Hess talked about the tactics, terrain, and trenches in the 1864 Atlanta campaign. This talk was part of the annual summer conference hosted by…

  • Civil War and Emancipation
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    Civil War and Emancipation

    Historian Edward Ayers talked about his latest book, The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America. This talk was part of the annual summer conference…

  • Early English Missions in Colonial America
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    Early English Missions in Colonial America

    Providence College Professor Edward Andrews taught a class on early English missions in Colonial America. He described the efforts of Protestant preachers, such as John Eliot, to convert Native Americans in…

  • emGirl in Black and Whiteem
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    Girl in Black and White

    Jessie Morgan-Owens talked about her book, Girl in Black and White: The Story of Mary Mildred Williams and the Abolition Movement, in which she recounted the life of Mary Mildred Williams, a seven-year…

  • Civil War Letters
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    Civil War Letters

    University of Georgia Professor Stephen Berry discussed his work on the digital history project, “Private Voices,” which gathers, transcribes, and digitizes letters written during the Civil…

  • Civil War Violence
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    Civil War Violence

    Louisiana State University Professor Aaron Sheehan-Dean discussed violence in the Civil War. Mr. Sheehan-Dean is the author of The Calculus of Violence: How Americans Fought the Civil War.…

  • Gettysburg National Military Park
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    Gettysburg National Military Park

    Oklahoma State University Professor Jennifer Murray talked about the historical evolution of the Gettysburg battlefield. Professor Murray is the author of On A Great Battlefield: The…

  • emSavage Peaceem
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    Savage Peace

    Ann Hagedorn talked about her book, Savage Peace: Hope and Fear in America, 1919, published by Simon and Schuster. She described America in 1919 as a country recovering from World War I and from…

  • Printers Row Lit Fest
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    Dorothy Butler Gilliam, who in 1961 became the first Washington Post African-American reporter, talked about the hurdles she overcame during her career.

  • District of Columbia Emancipation Act of 1862
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    District of Columbia Emancipation Act of 1862

    Historians discussed the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act of April 16, 1862. The act freed about 3,100 slaves in the nation’s capital and compensated owners up to $300 for…

  • emThe British Are Comingem
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    The British Are Coming

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Rick Atkinson provided a history of the Revolutionary War in the first of his trilogy on that era.

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