American History TV Schedule

Week of December 6 through December 13

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, December 8
8:01 AM ESTApprox. 31 min.Reel America The High Wall - 1952Produced for public service groups including the Illinois Department of Mental Health and the ... Produced for public service groups including the Illinois Department of Mental Health and the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, this dramatized story follows a Chicago teenager whose prejudice against Polish immigrants leads him to violence. The "high wall" refers to psychological walls of bigotry that are passed down from insecure parents and teachers to children like a disease. A school psychologist who narrates the film argues that if children are raised in loving homes they will be immunized against ethnic and racial hatred. This half-hour film from the Library of Congress is feautured on the National Film Preservation Foundation's website. 8:32 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 28 min.Women's Roles During World War IIHistorian Gretchen Skidmore and journalist Denise Kiernan talked about how women's roles changed ... Historian Gretchen Skidmore and journalist Denise Kiernan talked about how women's roles changed during World War II, from joining the war effort as part of the workforce to using their social and political influence to help European Jews and refugees. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and the National Women's History Museum co-hosted this event. 10:00 AM ESTApprox. 25 min.American Artifacts Vietnam Center and ArchiveConsisting of letters, photographs, audio, and other forms of material, the Vietnam Center and ... Consisting of letters, photographs, audio, and other forms of material, the Vietnam Center and Archive preserves the record of individuals who served during the Vietnam War. The center is home to largest collection of Vietnam related material outside of the U.S. National Archives. Steve Maxner, Director of the Texas Tech University Vietnam Center and Archive, showed items from the collection.
10:25 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.A Female Spy in Cold War RussiaFormer spy Martha Peterson talked about her book, "The Widow Spy: My CIA Journey from the Jungles ... Former spy Martha Peterson talked about her book, "The Widow Spy: My CIA Journey from the Jungles of Laos to Prison in Moscow." She explained why she joined the CIA after her husband died, and recalled her experiences as a clandestine operative in Russia. The Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida hosted this event. 11:45 AM ESTApprox. 15 min.U.S. - Mexico Border WallThe first fence along the U.S. - Mexico border, intended for cattle, was built in the early 1900s. ... The first fence along the U.S. - Mexico border, intended for cattle, was built in the early 1900s. Penn State professor Mary E. Mendoza talked about how immigration and border barriers changed over the course of the 20th century. American History TV recorded this interview at the Western History Association annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas. 12:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 9 min.The Presidency Blanche Wiesen Cook on Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt biographer Blanche Wiesen Cook talked with Paul Sparrow, director of the ... Eleanor Roosevelt biographer Blanche Wiesen Cook talked with Paul Sparrow, director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York. Ms. Cook has written a three-volume biography of the former first lady. The last volume, published in 2016, is titled "Eleanor Roosevelt: The War Years and After, 1939-1962." The History Book Festival in Lewes, Delaware hosted this event.
1:09 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 21 min.Populist Politics and Politicians in American HistoryA conservative scholar and a liberal historian explored the concept of populism and its role in ... A conservative scholar and a liberal historian explored the concept of populism and its role in the history of American politics. In an event titled, "The Promise and Perils of Populism," they also discussed the nature of populism in today's political climate. The University of Missouri Kinder Institute and the American Enterprise Institute co-hosted this event. 2:30 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 4 min.The Presidency Candidate George W. BushThe Texas Tribune Festival brought together former campaign aides from George W. Bush's runs for ... The Texas Tribune Festival brought together former campaign aides from George W. Bush's runs for Texas governor and president to talk about the candidate, his political strategies and the behind-the-scenes efforts that led to his successful elections. Speakers included advisers Karl Rove, Mark McKinnon and Dan Bartlett, as well former Bush-era Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings. The program opened with a brief discussion about the nomination hearings for now U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. 3:34 PM ESTApprox. 26 min.African Americans in Early 1900s Los AngelesAt the turn of the 20th century, African Americans moved to Los Angeles for jobs, community, and ... At the turn of the 20th century, African Americans moved to Los Angeles for jobs, community, and the promise of equality. Marne Campbell, author of "Making Black Los Angeles: Class, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917" talked about their experiences once they arrived. American History TV recorded this interview at the Western History Association annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
4:00 PM ESTApprox. 44 min.History Bookshelf Marc Wortman, 1941Marc Wortman talked about his book "1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at ... Marc Wortman talked about his book "1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at War," in which he examines America's secret forays into World War II prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor. He spoke at the Roosevelt Reading Festival hosted by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York. 4:44 PM ESTApprox. 16 min.Mid-20th Century Abortion AccessWe spoke with historian Alicia Gutierrez-Romine of La Sierra University about abortion during the ... We spoke with historian Alicia Gutierrez-Romine of La Sierra University about abortion during the mid-20th century, especially in California. She described abortion restrictions, access to illegal abortions, costs and health risks. American History TV recorded the interview at the Western History Association annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas. 5:00 PM ESTApprox. 59 min.Historic Preservation in AmericaAuthor John Sprinkle discussed his book, "Saving Spaces: Historic Land Conservation in the United ... Author John Sprinkle discussed his book, "Saving Spaces: Historic Land Conservation in the United States." The National Park Service historian addressed how historic buildings and landmarks are selected for preservation and the challenges of protecting these sites in an increasingly urbanized nation. This program was hosted by the 1796 Lloyd House in Alexandria, Virginia, which was saved from demolition in the late 1950s and is featured in John Sprinkle's book.
5:59 PM ESTApprox. 56 min.The Civil War Soldiers' Views of the Battle of AntietamKeith Snyder from the Antietam National Battlefield shared personal accounts of soldiers who ... Keith Snyder from the Antietam National Battlefield shared personal accounts of soldiers who fought in the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862. Through letters, photographs and diary entries, Mr. Snyder gave an inside look at the fears, anxieties and private thoughts of the men who fought on what is still the bloodiest single day in American history. The Mosby Heritage Area Association hosted this event. 6:55 PM ESTApprox. 57 min.The Civil War Myths About the Battle of AntietamAuthor Dennis Frye talked about his book, "Antietam Shadows: Mystery, Myth & Machination." He ... Author Dennis Frye talked about his book, "Antietam Shadows: Mystery, Myth & Machination." He described his research approach and gave examples of famous quotes about the battle that might not be true. 7:52 PM ESTApprox. 7 min.Native American ArtifactsThe Riverside Metropolitan Museum's Rumsey Collection provides a look into the local Native ... The Riverside Metropolitan Museum's Rumsey Collection provides a look into the local Native American culture in Riverside, California. Robyn Peterson, Riverside Metropolitan Museum Director, showed several artifacts from this museum's founding collection.
7:59 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 14 min.Lectures in History Early 20th Century Nativism and ImmigrationUniversity of North Florida professor David Courtwright taught a class about changes in ... University of North Florida professor David Courtwright taught a class about changes in immigration demographics and the rise of nativism in the early 20th century. 9:13 PM ESTApprox. 47 min.U.S. Army Women's Museum Reopening CeremonyThis ceremony commemorated the reopening of the U.S. Army Women's Museum in Fort Lee, Virginia. ... This ceremony commemorated the reopening of the U.S. Army Women's Museum in Fort Lee, Virginia. Visitors there find the stories of women who have served their country since the Revolutionary War, an extensive collection of archives and artifacts, and interactive exhibits. Featured speakers included U.S. Army officers. 10:00 PM ESTApprox. 35 min.Reel America Conversation on Women's Rights - 1974The National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year 1975 sponsored this ... The National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year 1975 sponsored this conversation with Rep. Martha Griffith (D-Michigan), Rep. Patsy Mink (D-Hawaii) and Wendy Ross of the U.S. Information Service. The United Nations designated the year 1975 "International Women's Year" in an effort to advance women's rights. Since then, International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8.
10:35 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 25 min.Populist Politics and Politicians in American HistoryA conservative scholar and a liberal historian explored the concept of populism and its role in ... A conservative scholar and a liberal historian explored the concept of populism and its role in the history of American politics. In an event titled, "The Promise and Perils of Populism," they also discussed the nature of populism in today's political climate. The University of Missouri Kinder Institute and the American Enterprise Institute co-hosted this event.
Sunday, December 9
12:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 14 min.Lectures in History Early 20th Century Nativism and ImmigrationUniversity of North Florida professor David Courtwright taught a class about changes in ... University of North Florida professor David Courtwright taught a class about changes in immigration demographics and the rise of nativism in the early 20th century. 1:14 AM ESTApprox. 46 min.U.S. Army Women's Museum Reopening CeremonyThis ceremony commemorated the reopening of the U.S. Army Women's Museum in Fort Lee, Virginia. ... This ceremony commemorated the reopening of the U.S. Army Women's Museum in Fort Lee, Virginia. Visitors there find the stories of women who have served their country since the Revolutionary War, an extensive collection of archives and artifacts, and interactive exhibits. Featured speakers included U.S. Army officers. 2:00 AM ESTApprox. 45 min.History Bookshelf Marc Wortman, 1941Marc Wortman talked about his book "1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at ... Marc Wortman talked about his book "1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at War," in which he examines America's secret forays into World War II prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor. He spoke at the Roosevelt Reading Festival hosted by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York.
2:45 AM ESTApprox. 15 min.Mid-20th Century Abortion AccessWe spoke with historian Alicia Gutierrez-Romine of La Sierra University about abortion during the ... We spoke with historian Alicia Gutierrez-Romine of La Sierra University about abortion during the mid-20th century, especially in California. She described abortion restrictions, access to illegal abortions, costs and health risks. American History TV recorded the interview at the Western History Association annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas. 3:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Historic Preservation in AmericaAuthor John Sprinkle discussed his book, "Saving Spaces: Historic Land Conservation in the United ... Author John Sprinkle discussed his book, "Saving Spaces: Historic Land Conservation in the United States." The National Park Service historian addressed how historic buildings and landmarks are selected for preservation and the challenges of protecting these sites in an increasingly urbanized nation. This program was hosted by the 1796 Lloyd House in Alexandria, Virginia, which was saved from demolition in the late 1950s and is featured in John Sprinkle's book. 4:00 AM ESTApprox. 55 min.The Civil War Soldiers' Views of the Battle of AntietamKeith Snyder from the Antietam National Battlefield shared personal accounts of soldiers who ... Keith Snyder from the Antietam National Battlefield shared personal accounts of soldiers who fought in the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862. Through letters, photographs and diary entries, Mr. Snyder gave an inside look at the fears, anxieties and private thoughts of the men who fought on what is still the bloodiest single day in American history. The Mosby Heritage Area Association hosted this event.
4:55 AM ESTApprox. 57 min.The Civil War Myths About the Battle of AntietamAuthor Dennis Frye talked about his book, "Antietam Shadows: Mystery, Myth & Machination." He ... Author Dennis Frye talked about his book, "Antietam Shadows: Mystery, Myth & Machination." He described his research approach and gave examples of famous quotes about the battle that might not be true. 5:52 AM ESTApprox. 48 min.U.S. Army Women's Museum Reopening CeremonyThis ceremony commemorated the reopening of the U.S. Army Women's Museum in Fort Lee, Virginia. ... This ceremony commemorated the reopening of the U.S. Army Women's Museum in Fort Lee, Virginia. Visitors there find the stories of women who have served their country since the Revolutionary War, an extensive collection of archives and artifacts, and interactive exhibits. Featured speakers included U.S. Army officers. 6:40 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Populist Politics and Politicians in American HistoryA conservative scholar and a liberal historian explored the concept of populism and its role in ... A conservative scholar and a liberal historian explored the concept of populism and its role in the history of American politics. In an event titled, "The Promise and Perils of Populism," they also discussed the nature of populism in today's political climate. The University of Missouri Kinder Institute and the American Enterprise Institute co-hosted this event.
8:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 8 min.History Bookshelf Jeanne Theoharis, The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa ParksJeanne Theoharis, political science professor at Brooklyn College of the City University of New ... Jeanne Theoharis, political science professor at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, talked about her book, "The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks," in which she recounts the late civil rights leader's political activism. The author argued that Mrs. Parks is often only remembered for her bus arrest in Montgomery, Alabama, but her involvement in the civil rights movement was far more extensive. Ms. Theoharis spoke at the Rosa Parks Museum at Troy University in Montgomery, Alabama. 9:08 AM ESTApprox. 50 min.1770 Boston Massacre ReconsideredUniversity of Utah history professor Eric Hinderaker revisited the events of the Boston Massacre ... University of Utah history professor Eric Hinderaker revisited the events of the Boston Massacre and attempted to determine what really happened on March 5, 1770. He is the author of "Boston's Massacre." The Massachusetts Historical Society hosted this event. 9:58 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 16 min.The Civil War Female Civil War SoldiersPublic historians Diane Eickhoff and Aaron Barnhart explored the stories of women who defied ... Public historians Diane Eickhoff and Aaron Barnhart explored the stories of women who defied cultural norms to fight in the Civil War. They also described women's wartime work as nurses, cooks and laundresses. The Kansas City Public Library hosted the program.
11:14 AM ESTApprox. 46 min.U.S. Army Women's Museum Reopening CeremonyThis ceremony commemorated the reopening of the U.S. Army Women's Museum in Fort Lee, Virginia. ... This ceremony commemorated the reopening of the U.S. Army Women's Museum in Fort Lee, Virginia. Visitors there find the stories of women who have served their country since the Revolutionary War, an extensive collection of archives and artifacts, and interactive exhibits. Featured speakers included U.S. Army officers. 12:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.Lectures in History Experience of Being Arrested in U.S. HistoryKent State University professor Elaine Frantz taught a class about the experience of being ... Kent State University professor Elaine Frantz taught a class about the experience of being arrested from the 1850s to the present day. She examined what groups were most likely to be arrested and how the process changed over time with the introduction of police side arms and patrol vehicles. This class took place at the Trumbull Correctional Institution in Ohio as part of the national Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, which brings together college students and inmates for classes. 1:30 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 7 min.Justice Kennedy's Views on Federalism & Separation of PowersGeorgia State University hosted this conference on retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. ... Georgia State University hosted this conference on retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. In this session, law professors discussed his views on the division of power between the federal and state governments and the separation of powers among the executive, congressional and judicial branches of government.
2:37 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Anthony Kennedy - The Median JusticeFrom an all-day conference on retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, law professors ... From an all-day conference on retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, law professors discussed the significance of Kennedy's role as a deciding vote in major Supreme Court decisions. Georgia State University hosted this event. 3:52 PM ESTApprox. 8 min.Native American ArtifactsThe Riverside Metropolitan Museum's Rumsey Collection provides a look into the local Native ... The Riverside Metropolitan Museum's Rumsey Collection provides a look into the local Native American culture in Riverside, California. Robyn Peterson, Riverside Metropolitan Museum Director, showed several artifacts from this museum's founding collection. 4:00 PM ESTApprox. 35 min.Reel America Conversation on Women's Rights - 1974The National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year 1975 sponsored this ... The National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year 1975 sponsored this conversation with Rep. Martha Griffith (D-Michigan), Rep. Patsy Mink (D-Hawaii) and Wendy Ross of the U.S. Information Service. The United Nations designated the year 1975 "International Women's Year" in an effort to advance women's rights. Since then, International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8.
4:35 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 25 min.Populist Politics and Politicians in American HistoryA conservative scholar and a liberal historian explored the concept of populism and its role in ... A conservative scholar and a liberal historian explored the concept of populism and its role in the history of American politics. In an event titled, "The Promise and Perils of Populism," they also discussed the nature of populism in today's political climate. The University of Missouri Kinder Institute and the American Enterprise Institute co-hosted this event. 6:00 PM ESTApprox. 48 min.American Artifacts U.S. Army World War I ExhibitWe toured the "Good-Bye Broadway, Hello France" centennial exhibit at the U.S. Army Heritage and ... We toured the "Good-Bye Broadway, Hello France" centennial exhibit at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center with curator Kaleb Dissinger. The exhibit tells the story of U.S. involvement in the Great War through a series of displays about individual soldiers using uniforms, photographs, and artifacts from the Army's collections. 6:48 PM ESTApprox. 6 min.The Archives at Elvis Presley's GracelandThe Archives at Elvis Presley's Graceland contains over 1.5 million artifacts from the singer's ... The Archives at Elvis Presley's Graceland contains over 1.5 million artifacts from the singer's personal life to music career. Archivist Angie Marchese showcased some of their more unique items.
6:54 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.The Continental Army at Valley ForgeCo-authors Bob Drury and Tom Clavin talked about their book "Valley Forge," and described how the ... Co-authors Bob Drury and Tom Clavin talked about their book "Valley Forge," and described how the defeated and demoralized Continental Army lasted through the harsh winter of 1777 and 1778 while encamped a day's ride from British occupied Philadelphia. They told sometimes humorous stories about key leaders including George Washington, Baron von Steuben, and John Laurens, who held the troops together despite disease and desertions, while also preparing the army for battle. This hour-long talk is part a weekly reading series held at the New York City bar and grill, The Half King. 7:59 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.The Presidency Woodrow Wilson's Vision for Global RelationsIn 1968, Congress created the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. as the nation's memorial to ... In 1968, Congress created the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. as the nation's memorial to President Woodrow Wilson. To mark the center's 50th anniversary, foreign policy experts considered how the 28th president's vision for global relations after World War I has fared over the last century. 9:09 PM ESTApprox. 5 min.Mayor Strickland on Memphis, TNMemphis Mayor Jim Strickland talked about the history of the city. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland talked about the history of the city.
9:14 PM ESTApprox. 44 min.Painting of American Loyalist James DeLanceyThe Society of the Cincinnati's deputy director and curator Emily Parsons displayed a recently ... The Society of the Cincinnati's deputy director and curator Emily Parsons displayed a recently acquired portrait painting of American loyalist Col. James DeLancey in his British uniform. Ms. Parsons discussed DeLancey's life and military exploits fighting American patriots in the Long Island and New York City area. 9:58 PM ESTApprox. 49 min.American Artifacts U.S. Army World War I ExhibitWe toured the "Good-Bye Broadway, Hello France" centennial exhibit at the U.S. Army Heritage and ... We toured the "Good-Bye Broadway, Hello France" centennial exhibit at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center with curator Kaleb Dissinger. The exhibit tells the story of U.S. involvement in the Great War through a series of displays about individual soldiers using uniforms, photographs, and artifacts from the Army's collections. 10:47 PM ESTApprox. 6 min.The Archives at Elvis Presley's GracelandThe Archives at Elvis Presley's Graceland contains over 1.5 million artifacts from the singer's ... The Archives at Elvis Presley's Graceland contains over 1.5 million artifacts from the singer's personal life to music career. Archivist Angie Marchese showcased some of their more unique items.
10:53 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 7 min.The Continental Army at Valley ForgeCo-authors Bob Drury and Tom Clavin talked about their book "Valley Forge," and described how the ... Co-authors Bob Drury and Tom Clavin talked about their book "Valley Forge," and described how the defeated and demoralized Continental Army lasted through the harsh winter of 1777 and 1778 while encamped a day's ride from British occupied Philadelphia. They told sometimes humorous stories about key leaders including George Washington, Baron von Steuben, and John Laurens, who held the troops together despite disease and desertions, while also preparing the army for battle. This hour-long talk is part a weekly reading series held at the New York City bar and grill, The Half King.
Monday, December 10
12:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.The Presidency Woodrow Wilson's Vision for Global RelationsIn 1968, Congress created the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. as the nation's memorial to ... In 1968, Congress created the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. as the nation's memorial to President Woodrow Wilson. To mark the center's 50th anniversary, foreign policy experts considered how the 28th president's vision for global relations after World War I has fared over the last century. 1:10 AM ESTApprox. 5 min.Mayor Strickland on Memphis, TNMemphis Mayor Jim Strickland talked about the history of the city. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland talked about the history of the city. 1:15 AM ESTApprox. 45 min.Painting of American Loyalist James DeLanceyThe Society of the Cincinnati's deputy director and curator Emily Parsons displayed a recently ... The Society of the Cincinnati's deputy director and curator Emily Parsons displayed a recently acquired portrait painting of American loyalist Col. James DeLancey in his British uniform. Ms. Parsons discussed DeLancey's life and military exploits fighting American patriots in the Long Island and New York City area.
2:00 AM ESTApprox. 32 min.Reel America Conversation on Women's Rights - 1974The National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year 1975 sponsored this ... The National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year 1975 sponsored this conversation with Rep. Martha Griffith (D-Michigan), Rep. Patsy Mink (D-Hawaii) and Wendy Ross of the U.S. Information Service. The United Nations designated the year 1975 "International Women's Year" in an effort to advance women's rights. Since then, International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8. 2:32 AM ESTApprox. 13 min.Tour of Riverside, CaliforniaTour the city of Riverside, California with author and historian Vince Moses. He took our cameras ... Tour the city of Riverside, California with author and historian Vince Moses. He took our cameras through the city to highlight some of its unique locations. 2:45 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Justice Kennedy's Views on Federalism & Separation of PowersGeorgia State University hosted this conference on retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. ... Georgia State University hosted this conference on retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. In this session, law professors discussed his views on the division of power between the federal and state governments and the separation of powers among the executive, congressional and judicial branches of government.
3:55 AM ESTApprox. 20 min.African Americans in Early 1900s Los AngelesAt the turn of the 20th century, African Americans moved to Los Angeles for jobs, community, and ... At the turn of the 20th century, African Americans moved to Los Angeles for jobs, community, and the promise of equality. Marne Campbell, author of "Making Black Los Angeles: Class, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917" talked about their experiences once they arrived. American History TV recorded this interview at the Western History Association annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas. 4:15 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Anthony Kennedy - The Median JusticeFrom an all-day conference on retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, law professors ... From an all-day conference on retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, law professors discussed the significance of Kennedy's role as a deciding vote in major Supreme Court decisions. Georgia State University hosted this event. 5:30 AM ESTApprox. 15 min.Stax Museum of American Soul MusicEstablished in 1957, Stax Records became synonymous with Memphis and southern soul music with acts ... Established in 1957, Stax Records became synonymous with Memphis and southern soul music with acts like Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, and The Staples Singers. Executive Director Jeff Kollath told the story of how it got its start and the role its music played in bridging the divide in the segregated south.
5:45 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.The Presidency Woodrow Wilson's Vision for Global RelationsIn 1968, Congress created the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. as the nation's memorial to ... In 1968, Congress created the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. as the nation's memorial to President Woodrow Wilson. To mark the center's 50th anniversary, foreign policy experts considered how the 28th president's vision for global relations after World War I has fared over the last century. 6:55 AM ESTApprox. 20 min.Congressional Papers of U.S. Representative George Brown Jr.The George Brown papers document the life and career of Congressman George E. Brown, Jr. Brown ... The George Brown papers document the life and career of Congressman George E. Brown, Jr. Brown represented the Inland Empire area of Southern California in the U.S. Congress for nearly 30 years and was considered a champion of science research, alternative energy, space exploration, environmental issues and human rights. Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian at the University of California, Riverside, showed items from the collection. 7:15 AM ESTApprox. 46 min.Painting of American Loyalist James DeLanceyThe Society of the Cincinnati's deputy director and curator Emily Parsons displayed a recently ... The Society of the Cincinnati's deputy director and curator Emily Parsons displayed a recently acquired portrait painting of American loyalist Col. James DeLancey in his British uniform. Ms. Parsons discussed DeLancey's life and military exploits fighting American patriots in the Long Island and New York City area.