American History TV Schedule

Week of July 17 through July 24

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, July 22
8:00 AM EDTApprox. 57 min.Reel America Iran-Contra Investigation Day 27 Edited PortionLt. Colonel Oliver North is questioned by Republican Senators Paul Trible and Orrin Hatch. The ... Lt. Colonel Oliver North is questioned by Republican Senators Paul Trible and Orrin Hatch. The unapologetic former National Security Council staffer defends his efforts to support and fund armed rebel groups opposing the Nicaraguan government; funding that had been prohibited by congress. 8:57 AM EDTApprox. 49 min.Reel America Iran-Contra Investigation Day 28 Edited PortionJuly 14, 1987 marked Lt. Colonel Oliver North's final day of televised testimony in the historic ... July 14, 1987 marked Lt. Colonel Oliver North's final day of televised testimony in the historic Russell Caucus Room. In this fifty minute portion of a four hour hearing, House committee chair Lee Hamilton (D-Indiana), and Senate committee chair Daniel Inoyue (D-Hawaii), made closing statements regarding Colonel North's testimony and participation in the Iran-Contra Affair. 9:46 AM EDTApprox. 14 min.Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit Riots
10:00 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.American Artifacts Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and MuseumCurator Herman Eberhardt gave a tour of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and ... Curator Herman Eberhardt gave a tour of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum's permanent exhibit dedicated to President Roosevelt's four terms in office during the Great Depression and World War II. 10:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 19 min.Salem Witch Trials Legal Documents ProjectHistorian Margo Burns discussed primary sources from the trials compiled in a book project she ... Historian Margo Burns discussed primary sources from the trials compiled in a book project she managed titled, "Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt." Twelve people worked for ten years to complete the book; a chronological record of legal documents from the trials; many newly transcribed by the team's six linguists. This presentation was part of an all-day Salem State University seminar on the legacy of the Witch Trials. 11:49 AM EDTApprox. 11 min.Reel America President Johnson Address to the Nation Regarding Civil DisorderPresident Lyndon B. Johnson July 24, 1967 address to the nation regarding civil disorder in ... President Lyndon B. Johnson July 24, 1967 address to the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his decision to dispatch federal troops to the city.
12:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.The Presidency JFK's White House CampaignFormer Boston Globe journalists Curtis Wilkie and Thomas Oliphant discuss their book, "The Road to ... Former Boston Globe journalists Curtis Wilkie and Thomas Oliphant discuss their book, "The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK's Five-Year Campaign." The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum hosted this program, which marks the centennial of the 35th president's birth. 1:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 49 min.Emotion in Foreign PolicyHistorians look at emotion in foreign policy and the role it played in the career of Cold War ... Historians look at emotion in foreign policy and the role it played in the career of Cold War diplomat George F. Kennan -- one of America's strongest advocates for using a containment policy to check the Soviet Union and the advance of communism in general. The panelists pay particular attention to essays on Kennan written by University of Connecticut professor Frank Costigliola, who is one of the speakers at this event. This panel took place at the Society for Historians of Foreign Relations annual conference. 3:19 PM EDTApprox. 41 min.150th Anniversary of the Senate Appropriations CommitteeTo mark the 150th anniversary of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Historian Betty Koed ... To mark the 150th anniversary of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Historian Betty Koed reflects on the committee's history. Senators Thad Cochran and Patrick Leahy, the committee's Chair and Vice Chair, also speak at this program hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. It was held in the Kennedy Caucus Room on Capitol Hill.
4:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 11 min.History Bookshelf Karen Paget, Patriotic BetrayalKaren Paget talked about her book, "Patriotic Betrayal: The Inside Story of the CIA's Secret ... Karen Paget talked about her book, "Patriotic Betrayal: The Inside Story of the CIA's Secret Campaign to Enroll American Students in the Crusade Against Communism," in which she recounts the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) surreptitious involvement in the U.S. National Student Association in the 1960s. In her book, the author suggests that the agency used the student organization as a conduit in its efforts against communism. Ms. Paget, a member of the student organization in 1965, spoke about the CIA's plans and the report by Ramparts magazine in 1967, which exposed the agency's involvement. Ms. Paget spoke with author and Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism lecturer Adam Hochschild. 5:11 PM EDTApprox. 49 min.Legacies of World War IA panel discussion on the legacies of World War I, with a particular focus on the Middle East. The ... A panel discussion on the legacies of World War I, with a particular focus on the Middle East. The panelists talk about the defeat and collapse of the Ottoman Empire, which had controlled the Middle East for hundreds of years, and how this led to a post-war British and French partition of the region, along with newly created counties and borders. The panelists look at the consequences of these changes and how those continue to impact the region to the present day. The World War I Centennial Commission organized this event. It took place at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri. 6:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 29 min.The Civil War Reconstruction & Civil RightsPulitzer Prize-winning author Eric Foner discuss the challenges of establishing civil rights for ... Pulitzer Prize-winning author Eric Foner discuss the challenges of establishing civil rights for Freedmen in the Reconstruction period and beyond. This talk was hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society as part of its annual symposium.
7:29 PM EDTApprox. 31 min.Oral Histories Anthony Fierimonte Detroit 1967 Oral HistoryA police raid on an illegal bar known locally as a "blind pig" triggered the 1967 Detroit riots. ... A police raid on an illegal bar known locally as a "blind pig" triggered the 1967 Detroit riots. Police officer Anthony Fierimonte recounts the early morning arrests on July 23, 1967 that led to widespread looting, violence and the arrival of federal troops. This interview is part of Detroit 67, oral and written histories collected by the Detroit Historical Society. 8:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Lectures in History 20th Century UFO ConspiraciesEmory University professor Felix Harcourt teaches a class on how conspiracy theories about UFOs ... Emory University professor Felix Harcourt teaches a class on how conspiracy theories about UFOs have shaped America culture. He begins in the late 1940s and describes how public opinion about extraterrestrials changed over the course of the 20th century, often paralleling societal anxieties. 9:15 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.150th Anniversary of the Senate Appropriations CommitteeTo mark the 150th anniversary of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Historian Betty Koed ... To mark the 150th anniversary of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Historian Betty Koed reflects on the committee's history. Senators Thad Cochran and Patrick Leahy, the committee's Chair and Vice Chair, also speak at this program hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. It was held in the Kennedy Caucus Room on Capitol Hill.
10:00 PM EDTApprox. 7 min.Reel America President Johnson Address to the Nation Regarding Civil DisorderPresident Lyndon B. Johnson July 24, 1967 address to the nation regarding civil disorder in ... President Lyndon B. Johnson July 24, 1967 address to the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his decision to dispatch federal troops to the city. 10:07 PM EDTApprox. 34 min.Reel America Detroit Riot 1967 WXYZ-TV DocumentaryFilm recorded during the July 23-27, 1967 civil disorder in Detroit and compiled into a ... Film recorded during the July 23-27, 1967 civil disorder in Detroit and compiled into a documentary by WXYZ TV-7, an ABC affiliate. The footage includes scenes of looting, fires, interviews with victims and bystanders, scenes of police and federal troops, gunfire, and scenes of injured and dead in a hospital. The film includes portions of press conferences with government officials and concludes with funerals for police and firefighters. Courtesy Archives of Michigan. 10:41 PM EDTApprox. 19 min.Reel America President Johnson Address on Civil DisordersPresident Johnson addresses the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United ... President Johnson addresses the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United States and announces the creation of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, or the Kerner Commission.
11:00 PM EDTApprox. 14 min.Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit Riots 11:14 PM EDTApprox. 46 min.Oral Histories Conrad Mallett Jr Oral HistoryConrad Mallett, Jr. remembers the 1967 Detroit Riots. He was a Detroit Free Press paperboy and ... Conrad Mallett, Jr. remembers the 1967 Detroit Riots. He was a Detroit Free Press paperboy and watched the riots unfold on the morning of July 23rd and later became chief justice of the Michigan Supreme Court. He talks about his experience that first morning, race relations, and economic conditions before and after the riots. This is from Detroit 67, the Detroit Historical Society's oral and written history collection.
Sunday, July 23
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Lectures in History 20th Century UFO ConspiraciesEmory University professor Felix Harcourt teaches a class on how conspiracy theories about UFOs ... Emory University professor Felix Harcourt teaches a class on how conspiracy theories about UFOs have shaped America culture. He begins in the late 1940s and describes how public opinion about extraterrestrials changed over the course of the 20th century, often paralleling societal anxieties. 1:15 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.150th Anniversary of the Senate Appropriations CommitteeTo mark the 150th anniversary of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Historian Betty Koed ... To mark the 150th anniversary of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Historian Betty Koed reflects on the committee's history. Senators Thad Cochran and Patrick Leahy, the committee's Chair and Vice Chair, also speak at this program hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. It was held in the Kennedy Caucus Room on Capitol Hill. 2:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 11 min.History Bookshelf Karen Paget, Patriotic BetrayalKaren Paget talked about her book, "Patriotic Betrayal: The Inside Story of the CIA's Secret ... Karen Paget talked about her book, "Patriotic Betrayal: The Inside Story of the CIA's Secret Campaign to Enroll American Students in the Crusade Against Communism," in which she recounts the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) surreptitious involvement in the U.S. National Student Association in the 1960s. In her book, the author suggests that the agency used the student organization as a conduit in its efforts against communism. Ms. Paget, a member of the student organization in 1965, spoke about the CIA's plans and the report by Ramparts magazine in 1967, which exposed the agency's involvement. Ms. Paget spoke with author and Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism lecturer Adam Hochschild.
3:11 AM EDTApprox. 49 min.Legacies of World War IA panel discussion on the legacies of World War I, with a particular focus on the Middle East. The ... A panel discussion on the legacies of World War I, with a particular focus on the Middle East. The panelists talk about the defeat and collapse of the Ottoman Empire, which had controlled the Middle East for hundreds of years, and how this led to a post-war British and French partition of the region, along with newly created counties and borders. The panelists look at the consequences of these changes and how those continue to impact the region to the present day. The World War I Centennial Commission organized this event. It took place at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri. 4:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 50 min.Emotion in Foreign PolicyHistorians look at emotion in foreign policy and the role it played in the career of Cold War ... Historians look at emotion in foreign policy and the role it played in the career of Cold War diplomat George F. Kennan -- one of America's strongest advocates for using a containment policy to check the Soviet Union and the advance of communism in general. The panelists pay particular attention to essays on Kennan written by University of Connecticut professor Frank Costigliola, who is one of the speakers at this event. This panel took place at the Society for Historians of Foreign Relations annual conference. 5:50 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Modern Congressional Budget & Appropriations ProcessSession from the Library of Congress' annual History and Congress conference titled "The Budget ... Session from the Library of Congress' annual History and Congress conference titled "The Budget and Appropriations Process in Modern Congressional History." Political scientists present two papers; one examining the 1976 Hyde Amendment regarding funding for abortions and another looking at the role of party politics in appropriations amendments.
7:10 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Congressional Reform Roundtable DiscussionThree political scientists and two former members of congress talk about their perspectives on ... Three political scientists and two former members of congress talk about their perspectives on congressional dysfunction and the possibilities for reform on Capitol Hill. This roundtable discussion is part of the Congress and History Conference hosted by the Library of Congress. 8:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Chris DeRose, Congressman LincolnChris DeRose talked about his book, "Congressman Lincoln: The Making of America's Greatest ... Chris DeRose talked about his book, "Congressman Lincoln: The Making of America's Greatest President," in which he recounts Abraham Lincoln's single term in Congress. Lincoln, a Whig Party representative from Illinois, arrived in Washington in 1847 with little name recognition. In his book, the author examines the future president's political thinking and personal life during his start in national politics. Chris DeRose spoke at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona. 9:30 AM EDTApprox. 10 min.Reel America President Johnson Address to the Nation Regarding Civil DisorderPresident Lyndon B. Johnson July 24, 1967 address to the nation regarding civil disorder in ... President Lyndon B. Johnson July 24, 1967 address to the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his decision to dispatch federal troops to the city.
9:40 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 18 min.Lectures in History Civil War Peninsula Campaign & Seven Days' BattlesAppalachian State University professor Judkin Browning teaches a class on the 1862 Civil War ... Appalachian State University professor Judkin Browning teaches a class on the 1862 Civil War Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' Battles. He reviews Union General George McClellan's failed attempt to take the Confederate capital in Richmond, Virginia, and examines how terrain, disease and nutrition impacted both sides. 10:58 AM EDTApprox. 29 min.American Artifacts Detroit 1967 ExhibitWe toured the Detroit Historical Museum's exhibt "Detroit 67" to learn about the unrest that ... We toured the Detroit Historical Museum's exhibt "Detroit 67" to learn about the unrest that occurred between July 23 and August 1, 1967. Collections and exhibitions director Tracy Irwin talks about what the city was like before the riots, how the events unfolded, and the riots' lasting impact. She also explores what she hopes visitors will learn from the exhibit. 11:27 AM EDTApprox. 33 min.Reel America Detroit Riot 1967 WXYZ-TV DocumentaryFilm recorded during the July 23-27, 1967 civil disorder in Detroit and compiled into a ... Film recorded during the July 23-27, 1967 civil disorder in Detroit and compiled into a documentary by WXYZ TV-7, an ABC affiliate. The footage includes scenes of looting, fires, interviews with victims and bystanders, scenes of police and federal troops, gunfire, and scenes of injured and dead in a hospital. The film includes portions of press conferences with government officials and concludes with funerals for police and firefighters. Courtesy Archives of Michigan.
12:00 PM EDTApprox. 2 hr.LIVE 1967 Detroit RiotsAmerican History TV is live from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark the 50th anniversary of ... American History TV is live from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots, which erupted over five days in July, ignited by long-simmering racial tensions. 2:00 PM EDTApprox. 15 min.Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit Riots 2:15 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.Oral Histories Conrad Mallett Jr Oral HistoryConrad Mallett, Jr. remembers the 1967 Detroit Riots. He was a Detroit Free Press paperboy and ... Conrad Mallett, Jr. remembers the 1967 Detroit Riots. He was a Detroit Free Press paperboy and watched the riots unfold on the morning of July 23rd and later became chief justice of the Michigan Supreme Court. He talks about his experience that first morning, race relations, and economic conditions before and after the riots. This is from Detroit 67, the Detroit Historical Society's oral and written history collection.
3:00 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.Oral Histories Anthony Fierimonte Detroit 1967 Oral HistoryA police raid on an illegal bar known locally as a "blind pig" triggered the 1967 Detroit riots. ... A police raid on an illegal bar known locally as a "blind pig" triggered the 1967 Detroit riots. Police officer Anthony Fierimonte recounts the early morning arrests on July 23, 1967 that led to widespread looting, violence and the arrival of federal troops. This interview is part of Detroit 67, oral and written histories collected by the Detroit Historical Society. 3:30 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.American Artifacts Detroit 1967 ExhibitWe toured the Detroit Historical Museum's exhibt "Detroit 67" to learn about the unrest that ... We toured the Detroit Historical Museum's exhibt "Detroit 67" to learn about the unrest that occurred between July 23 and August 1, 1967. Collections and exhibitions director Tracy Irwin talks about what the city was like before the riots, how the events unfolded, and the riots' lasting impact. She also explores what she hopes visitors will learn from the exhibit. 4:00 PM EDTApprox. 8 min.Reel America President Johnson Address to the Nation Regarding Civil DisorderPresident Lyndon B. Johnson July 24, 1967 address to the nation regarding civil disorder in ... President Lyndon B. Johnson July 24, 1967 address to the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his decision to dispatch federal troops to the city.
4:08 PM EDTApprox. 33 min.Reel America Detroit Riot 1967 WXYZ-TV DocumentaryFilm recorded during the July 23-27, 1967 civil disorder in Detroit and compiled into a ... Film recorded during the July 23-27, 1967 civil disorder in Detroit and compiled into a documentary by WXYZ TV-7, an ABC affiliate. The footage includes scenes of looting, fires, interviews with victims and bystanders, scenes of police and federal troops, gunfire, and scenes of injured and dead in a hospital. The film includes portions of press conferences with government officials and concludes with funerals for police and firefighters. Courtesy Archives of Michigan. 4:41 PM EDTApprox. 19 min.Reel America President Johnson Address on Civil DisordersPresident Johnson addresses the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United ... President Johnson addresses the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United States and announces the creation of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, or the Kerner Commission. 5:00 PM EDTApprox. 15 min.Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit Riots
5:15 PM EDTApprox. 44 min.Oral Histories Conrad Mallett Jr Oral HistoryConrad Mallett, Jr. remembers the 1967 Detroit Riots. He was a Detroit Free Press paperboy and ... Conrad Mallett, Jr. remembers the 1967 Detroit Riots. He was a Detroit Free Press paperboy and watched the riots unfold on the morning of July 23rd and later became chief justice of the Michigan Supreme Court. He talks about his experience that first morning, race relations, and economic conditions before and after the riots. This is from Detroit 67, the Detroit Historical Society's oral and written history collection. 5:59 PM EDTApprox. 2 hr. 1 min.1967 Detroit RiotsAmerican History TV marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots. Over five days in July, ... American History TV marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots. Over five days in July, 5,000 federal troops were called in, 43 people died and there was more than $30 million in property damages. The unrest was sparked by a police raid on an illegal bar and fueled by long-simmering tensions over racism and segregation. Joining us from the Detroit Free Press, which won a Pulitzer Prize for its riot coverage, are former Detroit Police Chief & former Deputy Mayor Isaiah "Ike" McKinnon, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Heather Ann Thompson of the University of Michigan, Detroit Free Press Editorial Page Editor & Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Henderson, and former Detroit Free Press & Detroit News journalist Tim Kiska. 8:00 PM EDTApprox. 12 min.Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit Riots
8:12 PM EDTApprox. 18 min.Reel America President Johnson Address on Civil DisordersPresident Johnson addresses the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United ... President Johnson addresses the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United States and announces the creation of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, or the Kerner Commission. 8:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 19 min.Remembering the 1911 Triangle Factory FireIn 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly ... In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly women and immigrants. This was one of the deadliest industrial disasters in the United States. Members of the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition spoke about the event's history, memory, and relevance to today. 9:49 PM EDTApprox. 11 min.Log Cabin RepublicansAmerican History TV was at the Organization of American Historians' annual meeting in New Orleans ... American History TV was at the Organization of American Historians' annual meeting in New Orleans where we spoke with historian Clayton Howard about the Log Cabin Republicans, a converative group founded in the 1970s to advocate for LGBT equality within the party.
10:00 PM EDTApprox. 2 hr. 1 min.1967 Detroit RiotsAmerican History TV marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots. Over five days in July, ... American History TV marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots. Over five days in July, 5,000 federal troops were called in, 43 people died and there was more than $30 million in property damages. The unrest was sparked by a police raid on an illegal bar and fueled by long-simmering tensions over racism and segregation. Joining us from the Detroit Free Press, which won a Pulitzer Prize for its riot coverage, are former Detroit Police Chief & former Deputy Mayor Isaiah "Ike" McKinnon, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Heather Ann Thompson of the University of Michigan, Detroit Free Press Editorial Page Editor & Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Henderson, and former Detroit Free Press & Detroit News journalist Tim Kiska.
Monday, July 24
12:01 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.Oral Histories Anthony Fierimonte Detroit 1967 Oral HistoryA police raid on an illegal bar known locally as a "blind pig" triggered the 1967 Detroit riots. ... A police raid on an illegal bar known locally as a "blind pig" triggered the 1967 Detroit riots. Police officer Anthony Fierimonte recounts the early morning arrests on July 23, 1967 that led to widespread looting, violence and the arrival of federal troops. This interview is part of Detroit 67, oral and written histories collected by the Detroit Historical Society. 12:31 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 29 min.Remembering the 1911 Triangle Factory FireIn 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly ... In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly women and immigrants. This was one of the deadliest industrial disasters in the United States. Members of the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition spoke about the event's history, memory, and relevance to today. 2:00 AM EDTApprox. 8 min.Reel America President Johnson Address to the Nation Regarding Civil DisorderPresident Lyndon B. Johnson July 24, 1967 address to the nation regarding civil disorder in ... President Lyndon B. Johnson July 24, 1967 address to the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his decision to dispatch federal troops to the city.
2:08 AM EDTApprox. 34 min.Reel America Detroit Riot 1967 WXYZ-TV DocumentaryFilm recorded during the July 23-27, 1967 civil disorder in Detroit and compiled into a ... Film recorded during the July 23-27, 1967 civil disorder in Detroit and compiled into a documentary by WXYZ TV-7, an ABC affiliate. The footage includes scenes of looting, fires, interviews with victims and bystanders, scenes of police and federal troops, gunfire, and scenes of injured and dead in a hospital. The film includes portions of press conferences with government officials and concludes with funerals for police and firefighters. Courtesy Archives of Michigan. 2:42 AM EDTApprox. 18 min.Reel America President Johnson Address on Civil DisordersPresident Johnson addresses the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United ... President Johnson addresses the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United States and announces the creation of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, or the Kerner Commission. 3:00 AM EDTApprox. 15 min.Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit Riots
3:15 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Oral Histories Conrad Mallett Jr Oral HistoryConrad Mallett, Jr. remembers the 1967 Detroit Riots. He was a Detroit Free Press paperboy and ... Conrad Mallett, Jr. remembers the 1967 Detroit Riots. He was a Detroit Free Press paperboy and watched the riots unfold on the morning of July 23rd and later became chief justice of the Michigan Supreme Court. He talks about his experience that first morning, race relations, and economic conditions before and after the riots. This is from Detroit 67, the Detroit Historical Society's oral and written history collection. 4:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Salem Witch Trials Legal Documents ProjectHistorian Margo Burns discussed primary sources from the trials compiled in a book project she ... Historian Margo Burns discussed primary sources from the trials compiled in a book project she managed titled, "Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt." Twelve people worked for ten years to complete the book; a chronological record of legal documents from the trials; many newly transcribed by the team's six linguists. This presentation was part of an all-day Salem State University seminar on the legacy of the Witch Trials. 5:20 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Lectures in History Civil War Peninsula Campaign & Seven Days' BattlesAppalachian State University professor Judkin Browning teaches a class on the 1862 Civil War ... Appalachian State University professor Judkin Browning teaches a class on the 1862 Civil War Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' Battles. He reviews Union General George McClellan's failed attempt to take the Confederate capital in Richmond, Virginia, and examines how terrain, disease and nutrition impacted both sides.
6:40 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Remembering the 1911 Triangle Factory FireIn 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly ... In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly women and immigrants. This was one of the deadliest industrial disasters in the United States. Members of the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition spoke about the event's history, memory, and relevance to today.