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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on President Trump’s role in the 2018 Republican primaries.

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  • First Lady Florence Harding
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    First Lady Florence Harding

    Katherine Sibley talked about how Florence Harding set new precedents as first lady by advocating for causes such as veterans' assistance and animal rights. She also talked about how President Warren…

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  • Women of the White House
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    Women of the White House

    Presidential historians talked about some of the country’s most influential first ladies, their relationships with their spouses, and the difficulties they faced in the White House. They…

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on President Trump’s rally in Phoenix the previous evening. This was his first rally since his comments on violence in…

    735 views
  • Moons Rare Books
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    Moon's Rare Books

    Reid Moon gave a tour of his store, Moon’s Rare Books, in Provo, Utah. For 30 years, Mr. Moon has been collecting rare books from all over the world. He showed items from collection, including Brigham Young’s copy…

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    Cape Fear Rising

    Philip Gerard talked about his novel, Cape Fear Rising, about an 1898 insurrection in Wilmington, North Carolina. In the decades following the Civil War, Wilmington became destination for the middle class African…

    515 views
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    Grandmere

    David Roosevelt talked about his book Grandmere: A Personal History of Eleanor Roosevelt, in which he recounts his personal memories with Eleanor Roosevelt and describes her life outside of the political…

    283 views
  • Washington Journal Al Brophy on Efforts To Take Down Confederate Statues
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    Al Brophy on the Removal of Confederate Statues

    Professor Al Brophy talked about efforts to take down Confederate statues. He spoke via video link from Birmingham, Alabama.

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  • Washington Journal Lester Spence on Efforts To Take Down Confederate Statues
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    Lester Spence on the Removal of Confederate Statues

    Professor Lester Spence talked about efforts to take down Confederate statues. He spoke via video link from Baltimore, Maryland.

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  • 1790 Congressional Debate on Slavery and Race
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    1790 Congressional Debate on Slavery and Race

    History professor Paul Polgar talks about the federal Congress' first national debate on slavery and race held in 1790. Professor Polgar argues that this discussion; which focused on…

    901 views
  • Partisan Politics and the Legacy of Newt Gingrich
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    Partisan Politics and the Legacy of Newt Gingrich

    Speakers talked about the historical and political legacy of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA). Speakers focused on two papers by political scientists looking at what one participant called…

    254 views
  • Discussion Focuses on Shakespeare and the Rules of War
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    Shakespeare and Rules of War

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and theater director Liesl Tommy were among the panelists at a discussion on the role of the rules of war in the Shakespearean canon and what modern lessons on war…

    549 views
  • Carpenters Hall
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    Carpenters' Hall

    Roger Moss gave a tour of the building that served as the meeting place of the First Continental Congress in 1774. It was also the former home to Ben Franklin’s Library Company, the…

    599 views
  • Confederate Women and Union Soldiers in Shermans March
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    Confederate Women and Union Soldiers in Sherman's March

    Historian and author Lisa Tendrich Frank talked about Confederate women and Union soldiers in General William T. Sherman’s March to the Sea in 1864.This talk was part of the annual…

    954 views
  • Escaped Union Prisoners Of War
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    Escaped Union Prisoners Of War

    Professor and author Lorien Foote talked about the Union soldiers who escaped from Confederate prison camps. This talk was part of the annual conference hosted by the Civil War Institute at…

    498 views
  • Laura Lawfer Orr Discusses Civil War Naval Engagement
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    Civil War Naval Ships in Hampton Roads

    Laura Lawfer Orr of the Hampton Roads Naval Museum talked about naval engagement during the Civil War. This talk was part of the annual conference hosted by the Civil War Institute at…

    557 views
  • Confederate Jesse James
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    Confederate Jesse James

    Historian and author T.J. Stiles talked about Jesse James within the context of the Civil War. This talk was part of the annual conference hosted by the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg…

    1,003 views
  • Historians Discuss Leadership of General George G Meade
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    Union General George G. Meade

    Historians talked about the debate surrounding the leadership of Union General George Gordon Meade. This talk was part of the annual conference hosted by the Civil War Institute at…

    1,308 views
  • Fort Fisher and the Civil War
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    Fort Fisher and the Civil War

    John Moseley gave a tour of what remains of Fort Fisher, which was once the largest fort in the Confederacy, and spoke about the two attacks that led to the fall of Fort Fisher shortly before the end of the…

    310 views
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    Bunk

    Kevin Young, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, talked about his book, Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Post-Facts, and Fake News. He was interviewed at…

    555 views
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