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    Book Discussion on 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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    America's Historic Sites

    Brent Glass talked about his book, 50 Great American Places: Essential Historic Sites Across the U.S. and explained the thinking behind his selection process.

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    Book Discussion on 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…

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    Ohio and Erie Canal

    Timothy Donovan and Rebecca Jones Macko talked about the Ohio and Erie Canal, a system made up of two canals built between 1825 and 1832. The canal was built to create a trade route from…

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    Book Discussion on Cleveland in the Gilded Age

    Dan Ruminski, co-author of Cleveland in the Gilded Age: A Stroll Down Millionaires' Row, talked about the lives of influential millionaires in Cleveland, Ohio, during the Gilded Age.…

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    Book Discussion on 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…

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    George C. Marshall Papers

    The George C. Marshall Foundation hosted a ceremony to celebrate the publication of the seventh and final volume of the George Catlett Marshall Papers. George C. Marshall was the Army…

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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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    Standard Oil Company and John D. Rockefeller

    Derek Moore talked about the origins of the Standard Oil Company and its ties to Cleveland, Ohio. John D. Rockefeller moved to Cleveland during his childhood, and began Standard Oil in…

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    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's "Louder Than Words" Exhibit

    Todd Mesek talked about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s “Louder Than Words” exhibit, which illustrates how music has shaped and interacted with politics throughout…

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    Book Discussion on Cleveland

    John Grabowski, co-editor of Cleveland: A History in Motion: Transportation, Industry and Community in Northeast Ohio, talked about how transportation has shaped Cleveland, Ohio’s…

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    "Power and Politics" Exhibit

    Eric Rivet talked about the Cleveland History Center’s “Power and Politics” exhibit launching prior to the 2016 Republican National Convention. The exhibit includes…

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    Culture During the Great Depression

    Professor Carl Abrams talked about American culture during the Great Depression era. He described changes to family life, the role of religion, and the rise of Hollywood film. He…

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    Women in the Late-19th Century

    Professor Heather Cox Richardson talked about the new roles women assumed in the workforce and in politics during the late-19th century. She described the gains women made in fields…

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    Book Discussion on Are We There Yet?

    Susan Sessions Rugh talked about her book, Are We There Yet?: The Golden Age of American Family Vacations. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV…

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    Book Discussion on The Statesman and the Storyteller

    Mark Zwonitzer talked about his book, The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Rise of American Imperialism, about the friendship between author Mark Twain and…

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    After Words with Pamela Haag

    Pamela Haag talked about her book The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture, in which she traces the history of guns and examines when and how they became a…

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    Cultural Heritage and Confederate Monuments

    Professor Scott Nesbit talked about historic preservation and the debate over southern cultural heritage sites, such as the tearing down or the relocation of Civil War monuments and markers…

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    Book Discussion on 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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    Book Discussion on Hamilton

    Jeremy McCarter, co-author of Hamilton: The Revolution, talked about the musical created by his co-author, Lin-Manuel Miranda. He spoke at Jones College Preparatory High School at the 2016…

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