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  • President Johnson and the 1967 SixDay War
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    President Johnson and the 1967 Six-Day War

    Foreign policy scholars talked about the Johnson administration’s response to the June 1967 Six-Day War and how the outcome of the conflict has had a continuing effect on the situation in…

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  • California Gold Rush Fires and Floods
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    California Gold Rush Fires and Floods

    Gary Noy gave an illustrated talk about the devastating fires and floods that coincided with the population explosion caused by the California Gold Rush. Mr. Noy is the author of Gold Rush…

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  • Reel America emThe Palestinian People Do Have Rightsem 1979
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    The Palestinian People Do Have Rights

    This 1979 United Nations film provides an Arab perspective on Palestine. The documentary traces events from 1947 to 1978 with archival film, visits to refugee camps, and interviews with…

    127 views
  • John Quincy Adams and Slavery
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    John Quincy Adams and Slavery

    David Waldstreicher and Matthew Mason talked about their book, John Quincy Adams and the Politics of Slavery: Selections from the Diary.

    70 views
  • President Reagans Berlin Wall Speech
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    President Reagan's Berlin Wall Speech

    Speechwriter Peter Robinson and former U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Burt recall President Reagan’s Berlin Wall speech and trip to West Berlin. 2017 is the 30th anniversary of President Ronald…

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  • Confederate General Jubal Earlys Reputation
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    Confederate General Jubal Early's Reputation

    Professor Kathryn Shively Meier talked about Jubal Early’s experiences as a Confederate general, focusing on his loss to Union General Philip Sheridan during the 1864 Shenandoah Campaign. She also…

    309 views
  • Manhattan Project
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    Manhattan Project

    Professor Martin Sherwin talked about the Manhattan Project, beginning with the discovery of fission in 1938 through the use of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Nagasaki and…

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  • US Military in China
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    U.S. Military in China

    Military historian Geoff Babb talked about the U.S. military’s relationship with China, beginning in the late 18th century and through the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

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  • Disbanding the Remnants of Lees Army
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    Disbanding the Remnants of Lee's Army

    Professor Caroline Janney talked about the process of disbanding the remnants of the Army of Northern Virginia following Robert E. Lee’s April 1865 surrender to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at…

    283 views
  • Mid20th Century American Oil Interests
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    Mid-20th Century American Oil Interests

    Professor Darren Dochuk talked about mid-20th century American oil interests. He described the east Texas oil boom and the expansion of U.S. oil businesses abroad to places such as Saudi…

    120 views
  • Shenandoah Valley and the Civil War Part 2
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    Shenandoah Valley and the Civil War, Part 2

    Historians responded to audience questions on the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War. Topics included the burning of towns and destruction of property in the valley by both the Union and…

    128 views
  • Nixon White House Recollections
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    Nixon White House Recollections

    Jo Haldeman, widow of President Nixon’s chief of staff, shares excerpts from her book, In the Shadow of the White House: A Memoir of the Washington and Watergate Years, 1968-1978. Her husband, H.R.…

    245 views
  • Syrian Immigrants During World War I
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    Syrian Immigrants During World War I

    Historian Stacy Farenthold talked about about why Syrians immigrated to the U.S. during the first World War and what they did once they arrived. This interview took place at the…

    225 views
  • Cold War and the Third World
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    Cold War and the Third World

    Professor Jason Parker talked about U.S. diplomacy during the Cold War. He is the author of Hearts, Minds, Voices: U.S. Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World.

    175 views
  • Slavery Martha Washington and Dolley Madison
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    Slavery, Martha Washington, and Dolley Madison

    Marie Jenkins Schwartz talked about her book, Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves. She focused on how founding mothers Martha Washington and Dolley Madison viewed slavery and…

    254 views
  • Staatsburg and the Gilded Age
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    Staatsburg and the Gilded Age

    Pamela Malcolm talked about the Gilded Age in the Hudson River Valley and how some of the area’s wealthiest families lived during that time. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

    265 views
  • Hudson River
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    Hudson River

    Captain Pete Kelly of Hudson River Cruises explains the importance of the Hudson River to the growth of New York. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities…

    182 views
  • Eleanor Roosevelts ValKill Cottage
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    Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill Cottage

    Franceska Macsali-Urbin gave a tour of Val-Kill Cottage, the only home first lady Eleanor Roosevelt ever owned by herself. She also spoke about some of Ms. Roosevelt’s political contributions. C-SPAN’s…

    276 views
  • Top Cottage
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    Top Cottage

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Hyde Park, New York, from May 20-25 to feature the history and literary life of the…

    231 views
  • Springwood and President Franklin Roosevelt
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    Springwood and President Franklin Roosevelt

    Franceska Mscali-Urbin gave a tour of Springwood, the birthplace, home, and final resting place of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and shared the stories of President Roosevelt’s life inside the home.…

    176 views
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