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  • emDiscover Americaem
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    Discover America

    This United Airlines film narrated by actor Burgess Meredith takes a bird’s eye journey across the United States from the Atlantic to the Pacific. “Discover America” was also the name of a…

    247 views
  • emThe Knowledge Machineem
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    The Knowledge Machine

    New York University Philosophy Professor Michael Strevens discussed the evolution of scientific thought and how it is applied to modern issues, including COVID-19 and climate change. This…

    591 views
  • President Trump Pardons National Thanksgiving Turkey
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    National Thanksgiving Turkey Pardon

    President Trump and first lady Melania Trump participated in the annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon at the White House.

    4,118 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Viewers responded to the question,"Are you traveling for Thanksgiving this year?" Amid the coronavirus pandemic, health experts warned against traveling.

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

    Viewers responded to the question,"Are you traveling for Thanksgiving this year?" Amid the coronavirus pandemic, health experts warned against traveling.

    637 views
  • CSPAN Cities Tour Music of a Nation
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour- Music of a Nation

    The C-SPAN Cities Tour explored the American story on a tour across the United States to examine the music of a nation, visiting historic venues and cities that spawned their own unique…

    154 views
  • CSPAN Cities Tour Visits National Parks
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour Visits National Parks

    The C-SPAN Cities Tour explored the American story with a look at the National Park Service. They visited eight parks across the country, including Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Selma…

    164 views
  • First Lady Melania Trump Receives White House Christmas Tree
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    White House Christmas Tree Arrival

    First Lady Melania Trump received the White House Christmas tree from the North Portico of the White House. This year’s tree is a Fraser Fir from Dan and Bryan Trees of West Virginia.

    958 views
  • emAmerica the Ingeniousem
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    America the Ingenious

    Novelist, historian, and journalist Kevin Baker discussed his book, America the Ingenious: How a Nation of Dreamers, Immigrants, and Tinkerers Changed the World. In an online event hosted by the…

    189 views
  • emThe Trial of Lizzie Bordenem
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    The Trial of Lizzie Borden

    Legal scholar Cara Robertson examined the murder trial of Lizzie Borden in 1893. The case received international attention as Ms. Borden was tried for the murder of her father and…

    951 views
  • Author Discussion on Appalachia
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    Author Discussion on Appalachia

    Authors Sarah Smarsh, Thomas Burton, and Wayne Winkler reflected on life in Appalachia. This was a virtual event hosted by the Southern Festival of Books in Nashville.

    108 views
  • emHis Truth is Marching Onem
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    His Truth is Marching On

    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham discussed the life of the late U.S. representative and civil rights activist John Lewis. This program was part of the 20th annual National Book…

    469 views
  • emA Cry from the Far Middleem
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    A Cry from the Far Middle

    P.J. O’Rourke talked about his collection of essays on American history, economics, and culture. This virtual event was hosted by the Cato Institute.

    573 views
  • emUnionem
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    Union

    Jordan Blashek, a veteran and Republican, and Christopher Haugh, a Democrat and former State Department speechwriter, spoke about their road trip across America to find commonality. This virtual…

    407 views
  • CallIn with Jon Meacham
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    Call-In with Jon Meacham

    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham discussed the life of the late representative and civil rights activist John Lewis and took viewer phone calls as part of Book TV’s coverage of…

    210 views
  • emEmpire of Resentmentem
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    Empire of Resentment

    UC Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies Chair Lawrence Rosenthal chronicled the history of the Alt Right and its role in politics today. This virtual event was sponsored by Osher Lifelong…

    939 views
  • Black Migration and National Park Service
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    Black Migration and National Park Service

    Officials from the National Park Service and preservation organizations talked about how historically black sites help to tell the story of African American migration. They also argued for…

    783 views
  • Classical Music and Politics in 20th Century America
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    Classical Music and Politics in 20th Century America

    Author and former classical musician Jonathan Rosenberg discussed his new book, Dangerous Melodies: Classical Music in America from the Great War through the Cold War, which explores the…

    574 views
  • Vietnam AntiWar Movement
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    Vietnam Anti-War Movement

    Professor David Farber teaches twentieth-century American history at Temple University in Philadelphia. In this lecture to a history class he focused on the origin of the 1960s Vietnam anti-war…

    1,623 views
  • emTheyre Not Listeningem
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    They're Not Listening

    Political consultants Harlan Hill and Ryan Girdusky offered their thoughts on the rise of nationalist populist movements in the U.S. and abroad. This virtual event was sponsored by SAFE…

    1,237 views
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