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  • National World War I Museum and Memorial Part 2
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    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 2

    Doran Cart gave a tour of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City and spoke about objects related to America’s role in what was then called the “Great War.” The United…

    369 views
  • Union Quartermaster General Montgomery Meigs
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    Union Quartermaster General Montgomery Meigs

    Robert O’Harrow talked about his book on Montgomery Meigs, Union quartermaster general during the Civil War. Meigs was responsible for supplying Union armies in the field but also developed…

    204 views
  • Eliza Schuyler Hamilton and the Schuyler Mansion
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    Eliza Schuyler Hamilton and the Schuyler Mansion

    Nicole Scholet de Villavicencio talked about Alexander Hamilton’s wife, Eliza, and her time living in Schuyler Mansion, her family home in Albany, New York.

    113 views
  • Korean War Remembered
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    Korean War Remembered

    Michael Devine gave a presentation titled “The Korean War Remembered.” Using photographs, posters and artwork, Hollywood films, and personal experiences, Mr. Devine examined the public and…

    28 views
  • Late 19th Century Violence in the Ozarks
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    Late 19th Century Violence in the Ozarks

    Larry Wood, author of Ozarks Gunfights and Other Notorious Incidents, shared the area’s violent history. He talked about feuding groups and infamous criminals from Wild Bill Hickok to…

    56 views
  • emThe Battle of Chinaem
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    The Battle of China

    Why We Fight: The Battle of China is a 1944 U.S. Office of War Information film that surveys the geography, people, and history of China and details their defensive war against Japan,…

    67 views
  • 1967 Newark Rebellion Aftermath
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    1967 Newark "Rebellion" Aftermath

    A panel of Newark residents and activists talked about the impact of the 1967 Newark “Rebellion,” and how it changed the predominately African American city.

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  • Post1967 Newark Rebellion Leadership
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    Post-1967 Newark "Rebellion" Leadership

    Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and economist Julianne Malveaux talked about the government leadership changes after the 1967 Newark rebellion.

    21 views
  • Declaration of Independence Manuscript Discovery
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    Declaration of Independence Manuscript Discovery

    Danielle Allen and Emily Sneff spoke about their discovery in Sussex, England, of the second known parchment manuscript copy of the Declaration of Independence.

    51 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…

    520 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…

    955 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…

    1,262 views
  • emDont Be a Suckerem
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    Don't Be a Sucker

    Produced by the Department of War in 1947, this dramatized film uses the experience of a Hungarian American to warn against the dangers of persecuting minorities. Reacting to a hate-filled…

    252 views
  • Political Cartoonist Thomas Nast
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    Political Cartoonist Thomas Nast

    Fiona Deans Halloran, author of Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons, talked about the cartoonist best known for his illustrations of the Republican elephant and the…

    341 views
  • General George Armstrong Custers Trials
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    General George Armstrong Custer's Trials

    Historian T.J. Stiles, author of Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, talked about General Custer’s complicated legacy. This talk was part of the annual conference…

    505 views
  • Union General Henry Halleck
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    Union General Henry Halleck

    Historian John Marszalek, author of Commander of All Lincoln’s Armies: A Life of General Henry W. Halleck, talked about the general’s military leadership. This talk was part of the annual…

    410 views
  • President James Buchanan and Southern Secession
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    President James Buchanan and Southern Secession

    History professors John Quist and Michael Birkner talked about President James Buchanan’s time in office and his inability to stop southern states from seceding from the Union. This talk…

    784 views
  • Battles of Robert E Lee
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    Battles of Robert E. Lee

    Washington and Lee University history professor Barton Myers talked about Confederate General Robert E. Lee. This talk is part of the annual conference hosted by the Civil War Institute at…

    847 views
  • Confederate General Braxton Bragg
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    Confederate General Braxton Bragg

    Lincoln Memorial University history professor Earl Hess talked about the career and reputation of Confederate general Braxton Bragg. This talk was part of the annual conference hosted by…

    505 views
  • Conversation with Lincoln Scholar Harold Holzer
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    Conversation with Lincoln Scholar Harold Holzer

    Abraham Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer, author or editor of more than 50 books, talked about his career as a historian and his research. He also shared his views on current events linked to…

    124 views
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