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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Harriet Beecher Stowe House

    Katherine Kane and Ryan Allen gave a tour of the home of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of the anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, and spoke about the author’s time in Hartford, Connecticut, where she…

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    Book Discussion on Witness to the Revolution

    Clara Bingham talked about her book Witness to the Revolution: Radicals, Resisters, Vets, Hippies, and the Year America Lost Its Mind and Found Its Soul, in which she recalls the social and…

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    Ross Perot, Presidential Contender

    Douglas Brinkley and Carolyn Barta talked about independent presidential candidate H. Ross Perot (b. 1930). Professor Barta participated from her home in Dallas as they talked about his campaigns and…

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    George McGovern, Presidential Contender

    Authors Scott Farris and Jules Witcover talked about 1972 Democratic presidential nominee and anti-Vietnam war candidate Senator George S. McGovern (b. 1922) and responded to telephone calls and…

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    Thomas Edison Depot Musuem

    David Dazer gave a tour of the Thomas Edison Depot Museum and spoke about Mr. Edison’s time growing up in Port Huron, Michigan, where he lived from ages 7 to 16. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs)…

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    George Wallace, Presidential Contender

    Dan Carter and Joe Reed talked about the life and career of George C. Wallace, Jr. (1919-1998) and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications from in front of the Alabama Governor’s Mansion. Peggy…

    4,579 views
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    Hubert Humphrey, Presidential Contender

    Juan Williams and Mick Caouette talked about the life and career of 1968 Democratic presidential nominee Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978). They responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    1968 Presidential Campaign

    This U.S. Information Agency film chronicled the 1968 presidential campaign. Topics included the first primaries in New Hampshire, the surprise withdrawal of President Lyndon Johnson from the race, Robert…

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    Barry Goldwater, Presidential Contender

    Rick Perlstein, Bill McCune, and Darcy Olsen talked about the life and career of 1964 Republican presidential nominee Barry M. Goldwater (1909-1998). They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications and to questions from members of…

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    Adlai E. Stevenson II, Presidential Contender

    Historian Richard Norton Smith, former Senator Adlai Stevenson III, and Newton Minow, who had worked for him, talked about the life and career of 1952 and 1956 Democratic presidential nominee Adlai E.…

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    Thomas E. Dewey, Presidential Contender

    Richard Norton Smith and Thomas E. Dewey, III, talked about the life and career of 1944 and 1948 Republican presidential nominee Thomas E. Dewey (1902-1971). They responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Wendell Willkie, Presidential Contender

    Amity Shlaes, James Madison, and David Willkie talked about the life and career of 1940 Republican presidential nominee Wendell Willkie (1882-1944) from the Rush County Historical Society. Wendell…

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    Book Discussion on Floating Palaces of the Great Lakes

    Joel Stone talked about his book, Floating Palaces of the Great Lakes: A History of Passender Steamships on the Inland Seas, about the history of the waterways in and around Port Huron, Michigan, and the…

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    Al Smith, Presidential Contender

    Historians Beverly Gage and John Evers talked about the life and career of 1928 Democratic presidential nominee Alfred E. Smith, Jr. (1873-1944). Nicknamed the “Happy Warrior,” Al Smith never went to high…

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