American History TV Schedule

Week of April 17 through April 24

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, April 21
8:00 AM EDTApprox. 26 min.Reel America CBS Face the Nation with Gov. Ronald Reagan - 1968California Governor Ronald Reagan discusses issues in the 1968 presidential campaign less than two ... California Governor Ronald Reagan discusses issues in the 1968 presidential campaign less than two months before the Republican National Convention. Gov. Reagan, who was not officially seeking the nomination, is questioned about candidates Richard Nixon, Nelson Rockefeller, and George Wallace. He also discusses liberalism and conservatism, student protests, the recent assassination of Sen. Robert Kennedy, and what he argues are the failures of Democrats in Congress and the White House. 8:26 AM EDTApprox. 27 min.Reel America CBS Face the Nation with George Wallace - 1968American Independent Party candidate George Wallace is interviewed about the 1968 presidential ... American Independent Party candidate George Wallace is interviewed about the 1968 presidential campaign. The former Democratic Governor of Alabama discusses his chances of winning, what he sees as the failures and hypocrisy of the two major parties, and his views on segregation, law and order, Vietnam, and nuclear weapons negotiations. 8:53 AM EDTApprox. 25 min.American Artifacts BiltmoreBiltmore is the largest home in America. Leslie Klingner, Curator of Interpretation, toured the ... Biltmore is the largest home in America. Leslie Klingner, Curator of Interpretation, toured the main level of the 175,000 square foot home including George Washington Vanderbilt's favorite room. Parker Andes, Biltmore's Horticulture Director, explained the role Frederick Law Olmstead played in designing the 8,000 acre estate, on which Biltmore sits.
9:18 AM EDTApprox. 57 min.Legacy of Jeannette RankinJane Armstrong Hudiburg talked about the life and legacy of suffragist, pacifist and politician ... Jane Armstrong Hudiburg talked about the life and legacy of suffragist, pacifist and politician Jeannette Rankin - the first woman elected to Congress. The U.S. Capitol Historical Society hosted this event. 10:15 AM EDTApprox. 21 min.American Artifacts Archaeology at George Washington's Alexandria PropertyIn addition to his Mount Vernon estate along the Potomac river, George Washington owned a ... In addition to his Mount Vernon estate along the Potomac river, George Washington owned a townhouse in the heart of nearby Alexandria, Virginia. The current owner, Rick Garcia, talked about his family's connection to the Washingtons and the archaeology of two recently-discovered wells in their basement. We also visited the Alexandria Archaeology Museum to see some of the artifacts that have been uncovered. 10:36 AM EDTApprox. 18 min.Mountain Music ArchivesThe music of Appalachia is a mix of African and European cultures. Warren Wilson College collected ... The music of Appalachia is a mix of African and European cultures. Warren Wilson College collected a decade of interviews and live performances during the 1960s and '70s to preserve the sounds of Appalachian music. David Holt began the college's Mountain Music Archives and explained the importance of preserving the history of music. Professors Kevin Kehrberg and Phil Jamison talked about how students use the collection today to continue the mountain music culture.
10:54 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 21 min.Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun & Daniel WebsterAuthor H.W. Brands discussed 19th century political figures Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun and Daniel ... Author H.W. Brands discussed 19th century political figures Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun and Daniel Webster. He explained why the three statesmen were critical to American politics between the War of 1812 and the Compromise of 1850. Mr. Brands is a history professor at the University of Texas at Austin. The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies at Grand Valley State University co-hosted this event. 12:15 PM EDTApprox. 15 min.Civil Rights History & Urban RenewalAfrican Americans arrived as slaves in Asheville near the end of the 18th century, since then ... African Americans arrived as slaves in Asheville near the end of the 18th century, since then they've played a role in the development of the city. In 2016 artist and activist DeWayne Barton began a company called Hood Tours, which visits various sites around Asheville's that are significant to its African American history. Mr. Barton provided a tour of the city and discussed the impact of Asheville's growth on its African American community. 12:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 3 min.The Presidency Truman & Pendergast Political MachineHistorian Jon Taylor discussed the political alliance between Harry Truman and Kansas City ... Historian Jon Taylor discussed the political alliance between Harry Truman and Kansas City political kingpin Tom Pendergast in the early 1930s. Pendergast became a significant figure through his use of strong-arm tactics and personal wealth. Mr. Taylor is a history professor at the University of Central Missouri. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this event.
1:33 PM EDTApprox. 12 min.Tour of Asheville, North CarolinaKevan Frazier, owner of Asheville By Foot Walking Tours, gave a tour of Asheville, North Carolina ... Kevan Frazier, owner of Asheville By Foot Walking Tours, gave a tour of Asheville, North Carolina and highlighted some of the city's unique locations. 1:45 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 31 min.Impact of Nuremberg and Tokyo War Crimes TrialsU.S. Court of Appeals Judge Evan Wallach talked about the history of the Nuremberg and Tokyo war ... U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Evan Wallach talked about the history of the Nuremberg and Tokyo war crime trials after World War II. He argued that these hearings impacted how evidence is used to determine and punish crimes of war. The Smithsonian Associates hosted this event. 3:16 PM EDTApprox. 18 min.Race and Baseball in AmericaUniversity of Illinois history professor Adrian Burgos talks about the history of race and ... University of Illinois history professor Adrian Burgos talks about the history of race and baseball in America in this interview recorded at the American Historical Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
3:34 PM EDTApprox. 26 min.American Artifacts Billy Graham & the CovePastor Billy Graham built a religious retreat in Asheville called The Cove. His first child ... Pastor Billy Graham built a religious retreat in Asheville called The Cove. His first child Virginia "Gigi" Graham talked about her father's tie to North Carolina and his life and legacy after his death in February 2018. 4:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 7 min.History Bookshelf Terry Alford, Fortune's FoolTerry Alford talked about his book Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth, in which he ... Terry Alford talked about his book Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth, in which he recalls the life of John Wilkes Booth, from his childhood in Maryland to his acting career and his assassination of President Lincoln on April 14, 1865. 5:07 PM EDTApprox. 18 min.Mountain Music ArchivesThe music of Appalachia is a mix of African and European cultures. Warren Wilson College collected ... The music of Appalachia is a mix of African and European cultures. Warren Wilson College collected a decade of interviews and live performances during the 1960s and '70s to preserve the sounds of Appalachian music. David Holt began the college's Mountain Music Archives and explained the importance of preserving the history of music. Professors Kevin Kehrberg and Phil Jamison talked about how students use the collection today to continue the mountain music culture.
5:25 PM EDTApprox. 17 min.The Vietnam WarHistorian Mark Philip Bradley of the University of Chicago explained why teaching the Vietnam War ... Historian Mark Philip Bradley of the University of Chicago explained why teaching the Vietnam War has changed, and he reflected on U.S.-Vietnam relations today. The interview was recorded at the American Historical Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C. 5:42 PM EDTApprox. 18 min.Civil Rights History & Urban RenewalAfrican Americans arrived as slaves in Asheville near the end of the 18th century, since then ... African Americans arrived as slaves in Asheville near the end of the 18th century, since then they've played a role in the development of the city. In 2016 artist and activist DeWayne Barton began a company called Hood Tours, which visits various sites around Asheville's that are significant to its African American history. Mr. Barton provided a tour of the city and discussed the impact of Asheville's growth on its African American community. 6:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.The Civil War Civil War-Era Women in the Federal WorkforceJessica Ziparo, author of "This Grand Experiment," talked about the experiences of women who ... Jessica Ziparo, author of "This Grand Experiment," talked about the experiences of women who worked for the federal government during the Civil War. She described the types of jobs they did, challenges they faced, and their struggle for equal pay. The National Archives in Washington, D.C. hosted this talk.
7:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Lasting Impressions of World War IThe National World War I Museum and Memorial and the National Press Club co-hosted this press ... The National World War I Museum and Memorial and the National Press Club co-hosted this press conference with three historians and a former Joint Chiefs of Staff chair to mark the final year of the centennial of World War I. The group took questions and discussed how the war is remembered and lessons that can be drawn from it for modern military and political leaders. 8:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Lectures in History Nuclear Weapons Testing & the EnvironmentColorado College professor Amy Kohout taught a class on nuclear weapons testing in the continental ... Colorado College professor Amy Kohout taught a class on nuclear weapons testing in the continental U.S. in the 1950s and '60s and how it impacted the environment. She described scientific tests done to measure the impact on humans, protests against nuclear testing, and current debates over where to store nuclear waste. 9:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.The Civil War Common Civil War SoldiersHistorian and director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College Peter Carmichael presented ... Historian and director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College Peter Carmichael presented a talk titled, "Will the Real Common Civil War Soldier Please Stand Up." The Library of Virginia in Richmond, the American Civil War Museum and the University of Virginia Center for Civil War History co-hosted this talk as part of their annual Civil War symposium.
10:00 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.Reel America NBC News on Women's Movement, 1969-70This series that aired on NBC beginning in September, 1969 looks at the women's movement. Hosted ... This series that aired on NBC beginning in September, 1969 looks at the women's movement. Hosted by several female correspondents, it examines women's protests, court cases regarding fair pay and treatment, attitudes of young men towards women, and statements by leaders including Rep. Shirley Chisholm (D-NY), Alice Paul, and Betty Friedan. 10:30 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.Reel America Women, Law and Politics - 1971This 1971 discussion with five women is on the topic of "Women, Law and Politics." The panel ... This 1971 discussion with five women is on the topic of "Women, Law and Politics." The panel included Rep. Martha Griffiths (D-Michigan), a political science professor, a recent law school graduate, and a history professor, and is moderated by a philosophy professor. This was one in a series of ten University of Michigan Television Center programs on the topic of women's rights titled, "Girls and Women." 11:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Lasting Impressions of World War IThe National World War I Museum and Memorial and the National Press Club co-hosted this press ... The National World War I Museum and Memorial and the National Press Club co-hosted this press conference with three historians and a former Joint Chiefs of Staff chair to mark the final year of the centennial of World War I. The group took questions and discussed how the war is remembered and lessons that can be drawn from it for modern military and political leaders.
Sunday, April 22
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Lectures in History Nuclear Weapons Testing & the EnvironmentColorado College professor Amy Kohout taught a class on nuclear weapons testing in the continental ... Colorado College professor Amy Kohout taught a class on nuclear weapons testing in the continental U.S. in the 1950s and '60s and how it impacted the environment. She described scientific tests done to measure the impact on humans, protests against nuclear testing, and current debates over where to store nuclear waste. 1:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.The Civil War Common Civil War SoldiersHistorian and director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College Peter Carmichael presented ... Historian and director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College Peter Carmichael presented a talk titled, "Will the Real Common Civil War Soldier Please Stand Up." The Library of Virginia in Richmond, the American Civil War Museum and the University of Virginia Center for Civil War History co-hosted this talk as part of their annual Civil War symposium. 2:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 7 min.History Bookshelf Terry Alford, Fortune's FoolTerry Alford talked about his book Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth, in which he ... Terry Alford talked about his book Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth, in which he recalls the life of John Wilkes Booth, from his childhood in Maryland to his acting career and his assassination of President Lincoln on April 14, 1865.
3:07 AM EDTApprox. 18 min.Mountain Music ArchivesThe music of Appalachia is a mix of African and European cultures. Warren Wilson College collected ... The music of Appalachia is a mix of African and European cultures. Warren Wilson College collected a decade of interviews and live performances during the 1960s and '70s to preserve the sounds of Appalachian music. David Holt began the college's Mountain Music Archives and explained the importance of preserving the history of music. Professors Kevin Kehrberg and Phil Jamison talked about how students use the collection today to continue the mountain music culture. 3:25 AM EDTApprox. 15 min.The Vietnam WarHistorian Mark Philip Bradley of the University of Chicago explained why teaching the Vietnam War ... Historian Mark Philip Bradley of the University of Chicago explained why teaching the Vietnam War has changed, and he reflected on U.S.-Vietnam relations today. The interview was recorded at the American Historical Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C. 3:40 AM EDTApprox. 25 min.American Artifacts BiltmoreBiltmore is the largest home in America. Leslie Klingner, Curator of Interpretation, toured the ... Biltmore is the largest home in America. Leslie Klingner, Curator of Interpretation, toured the main level of the 175,000 square foot home including George Washington Vanderbilt's favorite room. Parker Andes, Biltmore's Horticulture Director, explained the role Frederick Law Olmstead played in designing the 8,000 acre estate, on which Biltmore sits.
4:05 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 19 min.Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun & Daniel WebsterAuthor H.W. Brands discussed 19th century political figures Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun and Daniel ... Author H.W. Brands discussed 19th century political figures Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun and Daniel Webster. He explained why the three statesmen were critical to American politics between the War of 1812 and the Compromise of 1850. Mr. Brands is a history professor at the University of Texas at Austin. The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies at Grand Valley State University co-hosted this event. 5:24 AM EDTApprox. 11 min.Grove Park Inn & the Cold WarThe federal government selected Asheville's Grove Park Inn to house the nine Supreme Court ... The federal government selected Asheville's Grove Park Inn to house the nine Supreme Court Justices and the Judiciary Branch during the Cold War. Tracey Johnston-Crum, Grove Park Inn's Director of Public Relations, shared the building's secret past. 5:35 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 21 min.Lessons Learned - WWII Battle of Kasserine PassA panel of historians took audience questions and discussed lessons learned by the American ... A panel of historians took audience questions and discussed lessons learned by the American military as a result of their defeat at the Battle of Kasserine Pass in 1943. This panel was the concluding event of a day long symposium marking the 75th anniversary of the battle, and the larger campaign that forced the German and Italian armies out of North Africa. It is ninety minutes.
6:56 AM EDTApprox. 23 min.American Artifacts Billy Graham & the CovePastor Billy Graham built a religious retreat in Asheville called The Cove. His first child ... Pastor Billy Graham built a religious retreat in Asheville called The Cove. His first child Virginia "Gigi" Graham talked about her father's tie to North Carolina and his life and legacy after his death in February 2018. 7:19 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 12 min.British Investment in U.S. Cattle IndustryPanhandle-Plains Historical Museum curator Michael Grauer described how the British invested in ... Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum curator Michael Grauer described how the British invested in American cattle ranching in the late 19th century. He argued that most major ranches were British-owned in the 1880s. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this event. 8:31 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 32 min.1968 - America in Turmoil Women's RightsAuthors Debora Spar and Mona Charen discuss women's rights in 1968 and the transformation of ... Authors Debora Spar and Mona Charen discuss women's rights in 1968 and the transformation of American households and workplaces, and society itself.
10:03 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.Reel America NBC News on Women's Movement, 1969-70This series that aired on NBC beginning in September, 1969 looks at the women's movement. Hosted ... This series that aired on NBC beginning in September, 1969 looks at the women's movement. Hosted by several female correspondents, it examines women's protests, court cases regarding fair pay and treatment, attitudes of young men towards women, and statements by leaders including Rep. Shirley Chisholm (D-NY), Alice Paul, and Betty Friedan. 10:33 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.Reel America Women, Law and Politics - 1971This 1971 discussion with five women is on the topic of "Women, Law and Politics." The panel ... This 1971 discussion with five women is on the topic of "Women, Law and Politics." The panel included Rep. Martha Griffiths (D-Michigan), a political science professor, a recent law school graduate, and a history professor, and is moderated by a philosophy professor. This was one in a series of ten University of Michigan Television Center programs on the topic of women's rights titled, "Girls and Women." 11:03 AM EDTApprox. 46 min.The Civil War USS Monitor WarshipAnna Holloway, co-author, "Our Little Monitor: The Greatest Invention of the Civil War" talked ... Anna Holloway, co-author, "Our Little Monitor: The Greatest Invention of the Civil War" talked about the USS Monitor warship at a day-long symposium on Abraham Lincoln's life, career & legacy. The Abraham Lincoln Institute & Ford's Theatre Society co-host.
11:49 AM EDTApprox. 11 min.Tour of Asheville, North CarolinaKevan Frazier, owner of Asheville By Foot Walking Tours, gave a tour of Asheville, North Carolina ... Kevan Frazier, owner of Asheville By Foot Walking Tours, gave a tour of Asheville, North Carolina and highlighted some of the city's unique locations. 12:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Lectures in History Post-Civil War Lost Cause MythUniversity of West Georgia professor Keith Bohannon taught a class about what's known as the "Lost ... University of West Georgia professor Keith Bohannon taught a class about what's known as the "Lost Cause" myth, the term given to the post-Civil War arguments made by former Confederates seeking to justify their split from the Union and their defeat. 1:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.History Bookshelf Linda Hirshman, Sisters in LawLinda Hirshman talked about her book, Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader ... Linda Hirshman talked about her book, Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World, in which she looks at the relationship between and the impact of the first two women to serve on the Supreme Court, Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
2:02 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 36 min.American Artifacts BiltmoreBiltmore is the largest home in America. Leslie Klingner, Curator of Interpretation, toured the ... Biltmore is the largest home in America. Leslie Klingner, Curator of Interpretation, toured the main level of the 175,000 square foot home including George Washington Vanderbilt's favorite room. Parker Andes, Biltmore's Horticulture Director, explained the role Frederick Law Olmstead played in designing the 8,000 acre estate, on which Biltmore sits. 3:38 PM EDTApprox. 22 min.American Artifacts Archaeology at George Washington's Alexandria PropertyIn addition to his Mount Vernon estate along the Potomac river, George Washington owned a ... In addition to his Mount Vernon estate along the Potomac river, George Washington owned a townhouse in the heart of nearby Alexandria, Virginia. The current owner, Rick Garcia, talked about his family's connection to the Washingtons and the archaeology of two recently-discovered wells in their basement. We also visited the Alexandria Archaeology Museum to see some of the artifacts that have been uncovered. 4:00 PM EDTApprox. 31 min.Reel America NBC News on Women's Movement, 1969-70This series that aired on NBC beginning in September, 1969 looks at the women's movement. Hosted ... This series that aired on NBC beginning in September, 1969 looks at the women's movement. Hosted by several female correspondents, it examines women's protests, court cases regarding fair pay and treatment, attitudes of young men towards women, and statements by leaders including Rep. Shirley Chisholm (D-NY), Alice Paul, and Betty Friedan.
4:31 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.Reel America Women, Law and Politics - 1971This 1971 discussion with five women is on the topic of "Women, Law and Politics." The panel ... This 1971 discussion with five women is on the topic of "Women, Law and Politics." The panel included Rep. Martha Griffiths (D-Michigan), a political science professor, a recent law school graduate, and a history professor, and is moderated by a philosophy professor. This was one in a series of ten University of Michigan Television Center programs on the topic of women's rights titled, "Girls and Women." 5:01 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.Lasting Impressions of World War IThe National World War I Museum and Memorial and the National Press Club co-hosted this press ... The National World War I Museum and Memorial and the National Press Club co-hosted this press conference with three historians and a former Joint Chiefs of Staff chair to mark the final year of the centennial of World War I. The group took questions and discussed how the war is remembered and lessons that can be drawn from it for modern military and political leaders. 6:00 PM EDTApprox. 28 min.American Artifacts World War I Combat ArtistsAmerican History TV visited the National Air & Space Museum to learn about U.S. Army combat ... American History TV visited the National Air & Space Museum to learn about U.S. Army combat artists who were recruited to be part of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I. Our guide was the museum's chief curator, Peter Jakab. The exhibit is titled "Artist Soldiers: Artistic Expression in the First World War," and is a collaboration between the National Air and Space Museum and National Museum of American History.
6:28 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 32 min.1968 - America in Turmoil Women's RightsWomen protesting the 1968 Miss America pageant challenged not only the beauty contest but ... Women protesting the 1968 Miss America pageant challenged not only the beauty contest but long-held assumptions about American womanhood when they hung a bed sheet inside the Atlantic City convention hall declaring "Women's Liberation." Women's rights became part of the national conversation, transforming households and workplaces across the country and society itself. Our guests were Debora Spar, former Barnard College president and author of "Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection," and Mona Charen, a syndicated columnist and senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C. She is the author of the upcoming book "Sex Matters: How Modern Feminism Lost Touch with Science, Love, and Common Sense." 8:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 6 min.The Presidency President Truman & White House RestorationClifton Truman Daniel, President Harry Truman's eldest grandson, returned to the White House ... Clifton Truman Daniel, President Harry Truman's eldest grandson, returned to the White House neighborhood to deliver a historical talk about why President Truman found it necessary to move his family out of the White House for a restoration that lasted between 1948 and 1952. The White House Historical Association, based adjacent to Lafayette Park across from the White House, hosted this event. 9:06 PM EDTApprox. 54 min.Lectures in History 1880s American Anarchist MovementJohns Hopkins University professor Ronald Walters taught a class about the 1880s anarchist ... Johns Hopkins University professor Ronald Walters taught a class about the 1880s anarchist movement in America. He talked about Albert Parson, a Confederate soldier who became a socialist and leader in the anarchist movement. He also used the 1886 Chicago Haymarket affair -- a bombing at a labor protest -- as a case study in describing anarchist violence and the government's response.
10:00 PM EDTApprox. 31 min.American Artifacts World War I Combat ArtistsAmerican History TV visited the National Air & Space Museum to learn about U.S. Army combat ... American History TV visited the National Air & Space Museum to learn about U.S. Army combat artists who were recruited to be part of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I. Our guide was the museum's chief curator, Peter Jakab. The exhibit is titled "Artist Soldiers: Artistic Expression in the First World War," and is a collaboration between the National Air and Space Museum and National Museum of American History. 10:31 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 32 min.1968 - America in Turmoil Women's RightsWomen protesting the 1968 Miss America pageant challenged not only the beauty contest but ... Women protesting the 1968 Miss America pageant challenged not only the beauty contest but long-held assumptions about American womanhood when they hung a bed sheet inside the Atlantic City convention hall declaring "Women's Liberation." Women's rights became part of the national conversation, transforming households and workplaces across the country and society itself. Our guests were Debora Spar, former Barnard College president and author of "Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection," and Mona Charen, a syndicated columnist and senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C. She is the author of the upcoming book "Sex Matters: How Modern Feminism Lost Touch with Science, Love, and Common Sense."
Monday, April 23
12:03 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.The Presidency President Truman & White House RestorationClifton Truman Daniel, President Harry Truman's eldest grandson, returned to the White House ... Clifton Truman Daniel, President Harry Truman's eldest grandson, returned to the White House neighborhood to deliver a historical talk about why President Truman found it necessary to move his family out of the White House for a restoration that lasted between 1948 and 1952. The White House Historical Association, based adjacent to Lafayette Park across from the White House, hosted this event. 1:05 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Lectures in History 1880s American Anarchist MovementJohns Hopkins University professor Ronald Walters taught a class about the 1880s anarchist ... Johns Hopkins University professor Ronald Walters taught a class about the 1880s anarchist movement in America. He talked about Albert Parson, a Confederate soldier who became a socialist and leader in the anarchist movement. He also used the 1886 Chicago Haymarket affair -- a bombing at a labor protest -- as a case study in describing anarchist violence and the government's response. 2:00 AM EDTApprox. 31 min.Reel America NBC News on Women's Movement, 1969-70This series that aired on NBC beginning in September, 1969 looks at the women's movement. Hosted ... This series that aired on NBC beginning in September, 1969 looks at the women's movement. Hosted by several female correspondents, it examines women's protests, court cases regarding fair pay and treatment, attitudes of young men towards women, and statements by leaders including Rep. Shirley Chisholm (D-NY), Alice Paul, and Betty Friedan.
2:31 AM EDTApprox. 29 min.Reel America Women, Law and Politics - 1971This 1971 discussion with five women is on the topic of "Women, Law and Politics." The panel ... This 1971 discussion with five women is on the topic of "Women, Law and Politics." The panel included Rep. Martha Griffiths (D-Michigan), a political science professor, a recent law school graduate, and a history professor, and is moderated by a philosophy professor. This was one in a series of ten University of Michigan Television Center programs on the topic of women's rights titled, "Girls and Women." 3:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.Lasting Impressions of World War IThe National World War I Museum and Memorial and the National Press Club co-hosted this press ... The National World War I Museum and Memorial and the National Press Club co-hosted this press conference with three historians and a former Joint Chiefs of Staff chair to mark the final year of the centennial of World War I. The group took questions and discussed how the war is remembered and lessons that can be drawn from it for modern military and political leaders. 4:02 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 38 min.American Artifacts BiltmoreBiltmore is the largest home in America. Leslie Klingner, Curator of Interpretation, toured the ... Biltmore is the largest home in America. Leslie Klingner, Curator of Interpretation, toured the main level of the 175,000 square foot home including George Washington Vanderbilt's favorite room. Parker Andes, Biltmore's Horticulture Director, explained the role Frederick Law Olmstead played in designing the 8,000 acre estate, on which Biltmore sits.
5:40 AM EDTApprox. 20 min.American Artifacts Archaeology at George Washington's Alexandria PropertyIn addition to his Mount Vernon estate along the Potomac river, George Washington owned a ... In addition to his Mount Vernon estate along the Potomac river, George Washington owned a townhouse in the heart of nearby Alexandria, Virginia. The current owner, Rick Garcia, talked about his family's connection to the Washingtons and the archaeology of two recently-discovered wells in their basement. We also visited the Alexandria Archaeology Museum to see some of the artifacts that have been uncovered. 6:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.The Presidency President Truman & White House RestorationClifton Truman Daniel, President Harry Truman's eldest grandson, returned to the White House ... Clifton Truman Daniel, President Harry Truman's eldest grandson, returned to the White House neighborhood to deliver a historical talk about why President Truman found it necessary to move his family out of the White House for a restoration that lasted between 1948 and 1952. The White House Historical Association, based adjacent to Lafayette Park across from the White House, hosted this event. 7:05 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Lectures in History 1880s American Anarchist MovementJohns Hopkins University professor Ronald Walters taught a class about the 1880s anarchist ... Johns Hopkins University professor Ronald Walters taught a class about the 1880s anarchist movement in America. He talked about Albert Parson, a Confederate soldier who became a socialist and leader in the anarchist movement. He also used the 1886 Chicago Haymarket affair -- a bombing at a labor protest -- as a case study in describing anarchist violence and the government's response.