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  • National Park Service Centennial
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    National Park Service Centennial

    Former National Park Service director Robert Stanton and others spoke about the agency’s origins and its current challenges. The National Park Service was created in 1916 and celebrates its…

  • History in the Digital Age
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    History in the Digital Age

    Panelists at the American Historical Association’s annual conference in New Orleans talked about how the Internet, YouTube, and Twitter have changed the way historians present their…

  • The Environment in American History
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    The Environment in American History

    History professors Mark Fiege of Colorado State University and William Cronon of the University of Wisconsin-Madison are interviewed about studying American history by examining the…

  • Teaching Western History
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    Teaching Western History

    A roundtable discussion was held on the different topics, issues, and methods used to teach American Western history as well as the direction of the academic field. Professor Warren asked questions submitted by…

  • White House Conference on Americas Great Outdoors Panel 2
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    White House Conference on America's Great Outdoors, Panel 2

    Participants in the first of two panels at the White House Conference on the Great Outdoors talked about environmental conservation efforts in the U.S. Among the topics they addressed were…