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  • Senator Schumer President Needs to Stop Tweeting
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    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Following their weekly caucus lunch, Senate Democratic leaders spoke with reporters. Asked to respond to President Trump’s tweet about Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Minority Leader…

  • House Democrats Call for Investigation of Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against President
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    House Democrats on Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against President

    Democratic Representatives Lois Frankel (FL), Brenda Lawrence (MI), and Jackie Speier (CA), who lead the Democratic Women’s Working Group, held a press conference calling for an…

  • US Global Leadership Secretaries of State Panel
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    U.S. Global Leadership, Secretaries of State Panel

    Former Clinton administration Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and William Cohen were among the speakers at a discussion on the future of U.S. global leadership. They discussed the ways in…

  • US Global Leadership Senator Sullivan and Panel 1
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    U.S. Global Leadership, Senator Sullivan and Panel 1

    Participants talked about the ways in which the U.S.'s diplomatic strategy has shifted since President Trump took office and his administration’s effect the country’s place of leadership in…

  • President Trump Opens Civil Rights Museum in Mississippi
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    President Trump at Civil Rights Museum Opening

    President Trump attended the opening day ceremony of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History in Jackson.

  • Andrew Jackson and the Bank War
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    Andrew Jackson and the Bank War

    Historian Daniel Feller revisited Andrew Jackson’s bank war of the 1830s, a political struggle to challenge and even cripple the powerful Bank of the United States, the young country’s only…

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    Kenneth Whyte talked about his book Hoover, in which he recalls the personal and political life of President Herbert Hoover. He spoke with author and presidential scholar Amity Shlaes.…

  • Black Women Leaders in Education Since the 1960s
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    Black Women Leaders in Education Since the 1960s

    Historians talked about black women pioneers in education since the 1960's and how these women transformed education for African Americans.

  • Union General Ambrose Burnside
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    Union General Ambrose Burnside

    Historian Wilson Greene described Union General Ambrose Burnside’s life and career and argued that his unfavorable reputation is largely undeserved. He acknowledged Burnside’s mistakes during the battles at…

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    On the Frontlines of the Television War

    Cameraman Yasutsune Hirashiki talked about his work covering the Vietnam War for ABC News.

  • After Words with Khizr Khan
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    After Words with Khizr Khan

    Khizr Khan talked about his book An American Family, in which he recalls his immigration to America and offers his thoughts on what it means to be an American. He is interviewed by…

  • American Soldiers Views of Europeans 191718
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    American Soldiers' Views of Europeans, 1917-18

    U.S. Army Command and General Staff College professor Richard Faulkner talked about American soldiers' views of the French, British, and Germans after arriving in Europe in 1917.

  • Negro Leagues Baseball
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    Negro Leagues Baseball

    Bob Kendrick, president and CEO of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, shared the history of the league in Kansas City and how the integration of Major League Baseball led to other actions in the civil rights…

  • emRevolution Songem
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    Revolution Song

    Russell Shorto talked about his book Revolution Song, in which he looks at America’s founding through the lives of six people, including a cobbler-cum-politician, a freed slave, the…

  • Experiences of Vietnam War Veterans
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    Experiences of Vietnam War Veterans

    A panel of five Vietnam War veterans, selected by the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, discussed their experiences during the war. This event was hosted by the…

  • Liljenquist Civil War Photographs
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    Liljenquist Civil War Photographs

    Tom Liljenquist and his sons, Jason, Brandon, and Christian began collecting Civil War ambrotype and tintype photographs of ordinary soldiers in the mid-1990s. In 2010, the family donated more than 700…

  • Tom Steyer on Impeachment Efforts
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    Tom Steyer on Impeachment Efforts

    Tom Steyer, a billionaire political activist and Democratic donor, argued the legal case for impeachment of President Trump. Mr. Steyer was joined by two law professors as well as activists…

  • emReal Americanem
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    Real American

    Julie Lythcott-Haims talked about her book, Real American, about her experiences growing up biracial in America.

  • Edwidge Danticat Discusses emThe Art of Deathem
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    The Art of Death

    Edwidge Danticat talked about her book The Art of Death, in which she looks at how writers approach the subject of death. She spoke at the 2017 Miami Book Fair.

  • emHitler in Los Angelesem
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    Hitler in Los Angeles

    Professor Steven Ross talked about his book Hitler in Los Angeles, in which he recalls when American veterans infiltrated Nazi and fascist groups in Los Angeles during the lead-up to World…

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