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    Economic Lessons from the Great Depression

    Christina Romer spoke about lessons from the Great Depression that are applicable to contemporary economic policy. She spoke at the University of Oklahoma’s “Teach-In” on the Great…

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt and Presidential Leadership

    H.W Brands talked about Franklin D. Roosevelt and presidential leadership. He spoke at the University of Oklahoma’s “Teach-In” on the Great Depression and World War II.

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    John Steinbeck's Portrayal of America

    David Wrobel spoke about John Steinbeck’s works and what they can teach us about American history. He spoke at the University of Oklahoma’s “Teach-In” on the Great Depression and World War…

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    Carl Albert Center Political Archives

    Cindy Rosenthal, the mayor of Norman, Oklahoma, gave a tour of the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center. Mayor Rosenthal showed the papers of several U.S. senators and congressmen and the presidential…

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    Teaching Constitutional History

    Explaining the Constitution and encouraging students to have an interest in America’s founding can be difficult for many teachers. Next, radio talk show host Diane Rehm moderates a panel…

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    George Washington's Challenges

    Next, author and Brandeis University history professor David Hackett Fischer discusses the tactics and strategies that George Washington used to confront challenges. He spoke at a…

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    Political Commercial Archives

    Terri Jordan gave a tour of the Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive at the University of Oklahoma’s Political Communication Center. She showed the extent of the archive and the equipment required…

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    The University of Oklahoma's Nichols Collection

    Acting Curator JoAnn Palmeri gave a tour of the University of Oklahoma’s John and Mary Nichols Rare Books and Special Collection, which includes rare books and special materials in English, European, and…

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    The University of Oklahoma's History of Science Collections

    Kerry Magruder gave a tour of the University of Oklahoma’s History of Science Collections, which included rare books from historically significant scientists. Among the books he showed were books by Copernicus and…

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    Andrew Jackson and the Constitution

    Professor Akhil Reed Amar talked about how the presidency of Andrew Jackson transformed the Constitution in ways that still apply. He responded to questions from members of the audience. “Our Jacksonian…

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    Women and the Founding of America

    While the Founding Fathers often get all of the credit for the creation of America - without the encouragement and work of many women things may have ended up differently. Next, George…

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    Thomas Jefferson's Idea of America

    Although Thomas Jefferson was in France as the Constitution was being debated and signed, he had his own ideas for the new nation. Next, University of Virginia History Professor Peter Onuf…

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    National Bipartisan Forum News Conference

    A number of prominent former and current public servants discussed ways of reintroducing bipartisan statesmanship into American political discourse. Former Senator Sam Nunn read the…

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    Ford Campaign Advertisment

    A 1976 presidential campaign ad for President Ford. The ad emphasized that the U.S. was at peace under President Ford.

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    Anita Hill Reaction to Hearings

    University of Oklahoma Law Professor Anita Hill held a news conference upon her return to Oklahoma after testifying in the Supreme Court confirmation hearings of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge…

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    U.S.-Russia Relations

    Former President Gorbachev talked about the history and current state of U.S.-Russia relations. Former Senator Boren served as co-interviewer. Mr. Gorbachev answered questions from the…

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    Women Transforming Congress

    Female former members spoke about the role women play in Congress and how attitudes towards women have changed over the years. After their remarks they answered questions from the audience.

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    Carter Presidential Campaign Ad 1976

    A campaign advertisement from the 1976 Carter presidential campaign was shown. The advertisement focused on high inflation rates.

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    Presidential Campaign Commercials 1960

    Commercials from 1960 presidential campaign featuring John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon.

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