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    In Search of the City on a Hill

    Professor Richard Gamble talked about his book, In Search of the City on a Hill: The Making and Unmaking of an American Myth. This interview, recorded on the campus of Hillsdale College in…

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    Moses Myers House

    Karen Dutton and Allison Termine gave a tour of the Moses Myers house and spoke about what life was like for the prominent merchant family that lived there. The Moses Myers House was owned…

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    Paintings of 19th Century Washington, D.C.

    Artist Peter Waddell showed his paintings of historical moments in 19th century Washington, D.C. Depictions included the White House, the U.S. Capitol, and George Washington’s Mount Vernon…

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    Presidential Candidates Debate

    President George H.W. Bush, Governor Bill Clinton (D-AR), and H. Ross Perot met at the University of Richmond for the second of three presidential debates prior to the 1992 presidential…

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    If You Can Keep It

    Eric Metaxas talked about his book If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty, in which he argues that America has drifted from the Founding Fathers' idea of liberty and…

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    Wake Up America

    Eric Bolling talked about his book Wake Up America: The Nine Virtues That Made Our Nation Great--and Why We Need Them More Than Ever, in which he looks at the values and virtues that helped…

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    The Lynching

    Laurence Leamer talked about his book The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan, in which he reports on the raced-based killing of a 19-year old black man by two members of the…

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    1824 and 1828 Presidential Elections

    Professor Robert Watson lectured about the 1824 and 1828 elections, focusing on the role these elections played in shaping not only the practice of campaigns and elections but the practice…

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    Creating the American West

    Derek Everett talked about his book Creating the American West: Boundaries and Borderlands, in which he explains how Western state borders came into being and explores some of the contentious disputes over…

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    Gateway Arch

    Bob Moore visited Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, and talked about its history. Gateway Arch is the nation’s tallest monument at 630 feet. Designed by architect Eero Saarinen, the arch commemorates…

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    Padre Island National Seashore

    Patrick Gamman, director of Communications for Padre Island National Seashore, talked about the history of the untouched piece of land and how it is used today. Four nations have claimed ownership Padre…

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    Fort Caspar's Pioneer and Military History

    Rick Young talked about the history of the Fort Caspar and told the story of the 1865 Battle of Platte Bridge, in which 3,000 Native Americans attacked the area. Fort Caspar was a United States Army military…

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    The Politicians and the Egalitarians

    Professor Sean Wilentz talked about his book The Politicians and the Egalitarians: The Hidden History of American Politics, in which he looks at American political history through the lens of egalitarianism…

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    Q&A with Nancy Isenberg

    Professor Nancy Isenberg talked about her book White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America, in which she examines the history of the class system in the United States.…

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    Organized Crime in the South in the 1950s

    Professor Tammy Ingram talked about her book, The Wickedest City in America: Sex, Race, and Organized Crime in the Jim Crow South. In her book, she looks at the Senate Special Committee to…

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    Open Phones with David McCullough

    David McCullough talked about his book, The Wright Brothers, and responded to viewer calls. He was interviewed at the 15th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter E. Washington…

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    U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award

    David McCullough received the U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award and delivered remarks. Congressional leaders paid tribute to Mr. McCullough’s achievements, including two…

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    History of U.S. Political Campaign Advertising

    Robert Mann showed many print and television ads as he lectured on the history of political advertising. Topics included the themes continuously used in political campaigns. He also emphasized the…

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    1960s Asian American Activism

    Asian American activists talked about their efforts in the 1960s to establish an Asian American cultural and political identity. The discussion was moderated by Karen Ishizuka, author of…

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    Innovation and Enterprise

    John Gray gave a tour the Innovation wing of the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. He showed some of his favorite objects, including a 1896 bicycle embellished with…

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