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    Cold War Summits 1985-1991

    Historians talked about the Cold War summits between the United States and the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991. Using declassified documents, they spoke about American and Soviet…

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    Russia, China, and the Third World

    Professor Jeremy Friedman talked about his book, Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World. He spoke about Russian and Chinese efforts during the Cold War to dominate…

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    Defenseless Under the Night

    Professor Matthew Dallek talked about his book Defenseless Under the Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security, in which he looks at the precursor to the Department of…

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    Rise of Conservative Media and Political Influence

    Author Nicole Hemmer talked about her book, Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics.

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    Humanitarianism in the Mid-18th Century

    Amanda Moniz talked about her book, From Empire to Humanity: The American Revolution and the Origins of Humanitarianism. She spoke about the motivations and charity work of mid-18th century…

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    American Views on Global Human Rights

    Mark Philip Bradley talked about his book The World Reimagined: Americans and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century, in which he explores the history of American interest in global human…

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    Early Life and Career of Henry Kissinger

    Professor Niall Ferguson talked about his book, Kissinger: 1234-1968: The Idealist. In his book, Professor Ferguson argues that Henry Kissinger’s approach to foreign policy was grounded in…

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    African Americans in the Workforce

    Historians and scholars discuss African Americans' historical presence in the workforce. Topics included black farmers, the first black millionaire in New York, and African American men working in…

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    Mexico's Anti-Subversion Laws

    Halbert Jones talked about Mexico’s anti-subversion laws, which were in effect between 1941 and 1970. Professor Jones argued that vague laws with harsh penalties, such as Article 145, were…

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    Book Discussion John Birch

    Terry Lautz talked about his book, John Birch: A Life, about the life of missionary John Birch, who was killed in China in 1945, and is best remembered as the namesake for the right-wing…

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    Military Welfare Programs

    Jennifer Mittelstadt talked about her book The Rise of the Military Welfare State, which gives an in-depth look at the rise of military social welfare programs and how they have changed through the decades…

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    Foreign Intervention in Africa During the Cold War

    Elizabeth Schmidt talked about how foreign intervention influenced emerging nations in Africa during the Cold War. She spoke about how former colonial powers dealt with these countries as they gained…

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    Bible in American Public Life

    Mark Noll talked about the bible’s role in American public life between 1492 and 1783. Professor Noll argued that Americans frequently relied on the bible to both support and oppose…

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    The Socialist Party of America

    Jack Ross talked about his book The Socialist Party of America, a critical history of the Socialist Party of America. Commentary was provided by Eric Arnesen, J. Arthur Bloom, Ernest Evans,…

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    African Americans and Anti-colonialism in Africa

    Professor Carol Anderson, author of Bourgeois Radicals: the NAACP and the Struggle for Colonial Liberation, 1941 to 1960, talked about African Americans' support for anti-colonialism in…

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    The Strategist

    Bartholomew Sparrow talked about The Strategist: Brent Scowcroft and the Call of National Security, his biography of former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft. Professor Sparrow…

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    History of U.S.-Cuba Relations

    William LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh, co-authors of Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiation between Havana and Washington, talked about the history of U.S.-Cuba relations since…

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    History of the Republican Party

    Professor Heather Cox Richardson, author of To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party talked about the evolution of the “Party of Lincoln.” Professor Richardson spoke about the…

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    Josephine Roche and 20th Century Progressivism

    Professor Robyn Muncy talked about Josephine Roche, a pro-labor feminist, and her role in progressivism in 20th century America. One of Josephine Roche’s many jobs was as the assistant secretary…

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    Civil Rights After Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Professor David Chappell talked about at the civil rights movement and passage of the 1968 Civil Rights Act following Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination.

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