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    Historians in the Court

    Historians talked about their roles as experts for court cases on subjects such as abortion, Native American treaties, gay rights, and affirmative action. They also spoke about how the…

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    Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America

    Richard White presented a history of the operation of the transcontinental railroads. In his book the author recounts the social and economic impact the transcontinental railroads had on the way…

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    Reaction to Panel on the Role of Corporations in the United States

    History professors Naomi Lamoreaux and Richard White talked about the role of corporations in the United States. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications from viewers…

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    Role of Corporations in the United States

    Panelists talked about the national and transnational history of corporations, the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Citizens United, corporate personhood debates in America, and the relevance of that history…

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    Ethics of Wealth

    Stanford History Professor Richard White and the Chair of Stanford’s English department Gavin Jones, talk about the disparity of wealth during the Gilded Age. Professor White argued that the…

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