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  • Suffrage and American Women in Politics
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    Suffrage and American Women in Politics

    Historian Elisabeth Griffith examined the legacy of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote and pondered the question: did suffrage matter? With women currently making up only twenty…

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    Patrick Henry

    Jon Kukla talked about his book Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty, in which he recounts the life of Patrick Henry, a champion of American independence from Britain, who is most commonly remembered for his…

    563 views
  • Early 20th Century African American Migration
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    Early 20th Century African American Migration

    Historian Spencer Crew talked about the Great Migration, during which over six million African Americans moved after World War I from the rural South to urban areas in the North and West.…

    424 views
  • Challenges After Womens Suffrage
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    Challenges After Women's Suffrage

    Professor Robyn Muncy talked about women’s voting rights following ratification of the 19th amendment in 1920. She focused on African Americans in the South as well as Native Americans and…

    675 views
  • Oak Hill Cemetery
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    Oak Hill Cemetery

    Dave Jackson talked about Washington, D.C.'s historic Oak Hill Cemetery. Located in the capital’s Georgetown neighborhood, the cemetery serves as the final resting place for many politicians and…

    374 views
  • US Army Corps of Engineers and Washington DC
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    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Washington, D.C.

    Pamela Scott talked about her book Capital Engineers: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Development of Washington, D.C., 1790-2004, in which she looks at the role of the Army Corps of…

    204 views
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    Washington

    Tom Lewis talked about his book Washington: A History of Our National City, in which he provides a history of Washington, D.C., from George Washington’s decision on the ten-mile site as the…

    906 views
  • Burning of Washington
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    Burning of Washington

    Anthony S. Pitch, author of The Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of 1814, talked about the attack during the War of 1812 that led to the only foreign occupation of the U.S.…

    575 views
  • Congressional Cemetery
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    Congressional Cemetery

    Rebecca Roberts gave a tour of Washington’s Congressional Cemetery as she talked about its history and some of the people buried there. Located 18 blocks from the U.S. Capitol, for much of…

    426 views
  • Congressional Cemetery Part 2
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    Congressional Cemetery, Part 2

    Rebecca Roberts gave a tour of Washington’s Congressional Cemetery as she talked about its history and some of the people buried there, focusing on some of her favorite people forgotten by…

    507 views
  • Congressional Cemetery Part 1
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    Congressional Cemetery, Part 1

    Rebecca Roberts gave a tour of Washington’s Congressional Cemetery as she talked about its history and some of the people buried there. Located 18 blocks from the U.S. Capitol, for much of…

    1,158 views
  • Three Generations in Broadcasting and Politics
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    Three Generations in Broadcasting and Politics

    First lady Anita Perry, wife of Governor Rick Perry (R-TX), gave the opening speech of the conference. The three generations of the Boggs family, mother Lindy, daughter Cokie Roberts, and…

    93 views