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    The Fifties

    TIME Magazine former managing editor James Gaines profiled social and political activists of the 1950s, who he argued upends the notion that the decade was synonymous with conformity. This was…

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    After Words with Justin Gest

    Will the U.S. face a shift in its majority minority demographics? George Mason University professor Justin Gest looked at six countries that experienced changing demographics in the past and how…

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    Humor in the White House

    Historian H.W. Brands talked about humor in the White House and the role it plays in presidential politics. From George Washington to Donald Trump, he considered how funny American chief…

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Viewers responded to the question “Why is there an urban-rural divide in America?”

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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Viewers responded to the question “Why is there an urban-rural divide in America?”

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Viewers responded to the question “What does MAGA mean to you?”

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    The Nineties

    Chuck Klosterman looked back at the social, political, and technological happenings of the nineties, marked by the growth of the internet. This was a virtual program hosted by Powell’s…

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    The Shattering

    National Book Award-winning author Kevin Boyle provided a social and political history of the United States during the 1960s. This was a virtual event hosted by the National Archives in…

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    Citizen Cash

    Historian Michael Stewart Foley argued that Johnny Cash was the most important political artist of his time. The author relayed that the musician didn’t fit into one political party and instead…

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    President Biden Remarks at White House Easter Egg Roll

    President Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and second gentleman Doug Emhoff hosted thousands of children and their parents for the White House Easter Egg Roll. The annual…

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    Vice President Harris and Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff at White House Easter Egg Roll

    Vice President Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff attended the annual White House Easter Egg Roll

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    After Words with Kelly Weill

    Daily Beast journalist Kelly Weill reported on the rise of the Flat Earth movement and other conspiracy theories disseminated through online platforms. She was interviewed by Reason Magazine…

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    The Bald Eagle

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jack Davis looked at America’s national symbol, which has twice faced extinction. He spoke at Books and Books Bookstore in Coral Gables, Florida.

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    System Error

    Stanford University’s Rob Reich, director of the Center for Ethics in Society, engineering professor Mehran Sahami, and political science professor Jeremy Weinstein discussed how big bech’s…

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    House Majority Whip Clyburn Testifies on the African American National Hymn

    House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) testified at a House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution hearing on his proposed legislation, H.R. 301, which would designate the song “Lift Every Voice and…

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    Politics and Culture in Early America

    Suffolk University professor Kathryn Lasdow taught a class on politics and culture in the United States from 1800 through the 1830s. She described how the country changed during the period…

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    Baseball During the Depression

    Pepperdine University professor Loretta Hunnicutt taught a class about baseball during the Great Depression. She looked at the role of baseball in American culture and the origins of sports…

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    1980s Fitness Industry and Culture

    Professor Natalia Mehlman Petrzela of the New School taught a class about the 1980s fitness industry and culture in the United States. She talked about new business models for group classes…

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    Enlightenment Era in America

    Messiah College professor John Fea taught a class on 18th century enlightenment movement, which included principles of natural rights, reason, and self-improvement. He also explored the…

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    Americanon

    Jess McHugh looked at American history through the lens of bestselling books from different eras, including Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography, Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and…

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