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  • Nixon Kissinger and US Withdrawal From Vietnam
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    Nixon, Kissinger and U.S. Withdrawal From Vietnam

    U.S. Air Force Academy Professor Stephen Randolph taught a class about President Richard Nixon, his National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger, and their strategy for the U.S. withdrawal…

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  • Public Lands and the Law in the Early Republic
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    Public Lands and the Law in the Early Republic

    Duke University professor Laura Edwards taught a class on public lands and the law in the early American Republic. She looked at competing visions for westward expansion among the Founders,…

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  • Abraham Lincoln and Native Americans
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    Abraham Lincoln and Native Americans

    Stony Brook University Professor Paul Kelton taught a class about Abraham Lincoln and Native Americans. He talked about the Dakota Wars in Minnesota which resulted in 38 executions, the…

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  • 1970s and 80s Deindustrialization of the US
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    1970s and '80s Deindustrialization of the U.S.

    Loyola University Chicago Professor Michelle Nickerson taught a class on the deindustrialization of the U.S. in the 1970s and '80s and how music and popular culture of the period reflected…

    258 views
  • The 1920s
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    The 1920s

    Karen Markoe of State University of New York Maritime College taught a class on the 1920s. She talked about politics, prohibition, and organized crime, as well as popular music and sports…

    589 views
  • Playwright August Wilson and emFencesem
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    Playwright August Wilson and Fences

    Tulane University professor John “Ray” Proctor taught a class about playwright August Wilson, his contribution to African American theatre and his Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Fences.

    184 views
  • Civil Rights and Ronald Walters Career
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    Civil Rights and Ronald Walters' Career

    University of Texas at Austin Professor Peniel Joseph taught a class on the life and career of civil rights pioneer Ronald Walters. In 1958, Mr. Walters organized a desegregation sit-in and…

    269 views
  • AntiSemitism and Holocaust Denial
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    Anti-Semitism and Holocaust Denial

    Emory University professor Deborah Lipstadt taught a class about anti-Semitism in America and Holocaust denial. She shared the story of her 1996 lawsuit against Holocaust denier David Irving - which…

    409 views
  • Drug Addiction in 19th Century America
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    Drug Addiction in 19th Century America

    Professor Elizabeth Gray talked about the use of and public opinion on opium and laudanum in the 19th century. Professor Gray described how most laudanum addicts at the time were upper…

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  • 1970s Culture and Economics
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    1970s Culture and Economics

    University of Massachusetts Boston Professor Vincent Cannato taught a class about the culture and economics of the 1970s. He talked about the 1973 oil crisis, demographic changes in…

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  • Marijuana Regulation in US History
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    Marijuana Regulation in U.S. History

    Colorado College professor Santiago Guerra taught a class on marijuana regulation in U.S. history. He compared views and laws on marijuana to other controlled substances such as alcohol,…

    460 views
  • American Cartoons in World War II
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    American Cartoons in World War II

    Pace University professor Durahn Taylor taught a class on American cartoons in World War II and the ways they supported - and even influenced - the war effort. He shows superhero comics…

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  • Women During World War II
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    Women During World War II

    Texas Woman’s University Professor Katherine Landdeck taught a class about the ways American women contributed to the World War II effort. She detailed the expectations for women on the…

    734 views
  • World War II Amphibious Vehicles
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    World War II Amphibious Vehicles

    Weber State University Professor Branden Little taught a class about military vehicle innovations and the role of American factories during World War II. He focused on types of amphibious…

    517 views
  • Cold War in American Photography
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    Cold War in American Photography

    Wake Forest University professor John Curley taught a class on how the Cold War both influenced and was influenced by photography. He talked about the perceived documentary nature of photography and…

    344 views
  • The American Revolution 177576
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    The American Revolution, 1775-76

    Kutztown University Professor Michael Gabriel taught a class about military engagements during the American Revolution from April 1775 to July 1776. He highlighted the Battle of Bunker…

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  • American Military in the Revolutionary War
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    American Military in the Revolutionary War

    Baylor University Professor Julie Anne Sweet taught a class on the American military during the Revolutionary War, including a look at the equipment and capabilities of both the Continental…

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  • Colonial America Before the Revolution
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    Colonial America Before the Revolution

    Professor James Broussard taught a class on the lead-up to the American Revolution. He described actions by the British government, such as the Stamp Act and stationing British troops…

    2,404 views
  • Civil Rights Cold Cases
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    Civil Rights Cold Cases

    Professors Hank Klibanoff and Brett Gadsden talked about the intersection of Civil Rights politics and violence in mid-20th century Georgia. They talk about a number unsolved murders during…

    686 views
  • Henry Wirz and Andersonville Prison
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    Henry Wirz and Andersonville Prison

    Professor Carole Emberton talked about Andersonville Prison, the Confederate Civil War military prison where 13,000 Union soldiers died, and the trial of its commander, Henry Wirz. She also…

    1,500 views
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