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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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    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…