American History TV Schedule

Week of January 11 through January 18

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, January 12
8:00 AM ESTApprox. 19 min.Reel America A Day in Congress - 1949The new 116th Congress opened in January 2019 with many senators and representatives who are new ... The new 116th Congress opened in January 2019 with many senators and representatives who are new to Capitol Hill. For the first time, there are over 100 women in the House. This is a 1949 educational film that explains how Capitol Hill worked during the 80th Congress, which included only eight women. The narrator traces the progress of the Agricultural Act of 1948 through committees, House and Senate compromise, and the signature of President Harry Truman that made the bill a law. 8:19 AM ESTApprox. 16 min.Reel America Meet Your Federal Government - 1946This is a 15 minute classroom film from 1946 that described how the three branches of government ... This is a 15 minute classroom film from 1946 that described how the three branches of government work. In "Meet Your Federal Government," high school senior Bill visits his Uncle Jim - who is also his congressman. He takes Bill to the U.S. Capitol, the White House, the Supreme Court, and finishes the day at the Lincoln Memorial. 8:35 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 25 min.U.S. War Against Japan, 1944-1945Villanova history professor Marc Gallicchio talked about his book, "Implacable Foes: War in the ... Villanova history professor Marc Gallicchio talked about his book, "Implacable Foes: War in the Pacific, 1944 to 1945." Co-authored with World War II veteran Waldo Heinrichs, the book won the 2018 Bancroft Prize for history and diplomacy and examines grand strategy as well as the experiences of the common soldier during the final bloody months of the war. The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosted this eighty-minute event.
10:00 AM ESTApprox. 50 min.American Artifacts Americans and the Holocaust Exhibit - Part 2In the second of a two-part program, curator Daniel Greene gave a tour of the United States ... In the second of a two-part program, curator Daniel Greene gave a tour of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibit which uses films, artifacts, and documents to explore how the U.S. public and government officials reacted to Nazi Germany's persecution of Jews during World War II. The exhibit looks at the "America First" movement to stay out of the war, and sets out to examine two questions: what did Americans know about the Holocaust as it was happening, and what could have been done to save European Jews? The first program focused on the 1930 to 1939 time period and the rise of Nazi Germany, the second - from 1939 to 1945. 10:50 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 3 min.Influential Women in Western HistoryCharlotte Waisman talked about influential Western women, including sharpshooter Annie Oakley, ... Charlotte Waisman talked about influential Western women, including sharpshooter Annie Oakley, suffragist Abigail Scott Duniway and politician Jeannette Rankin. She is co-author of "Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America." The Center for Colorado Women's History at Byers-Evans House hosted this event. 11:53 AM ESTApprox. 7 min.Tongva PeopleSara Crown, archivist at the Santa Monica History Museum, shared the history of the Santa Monica's ... Sara Crown, archivist at the Santa Monica History Museum, shared the history of the Santa Monica's earliest inhabitants, the Tongva.
12:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.The Presidency Woodrow Wilson's Domestic PoliciesHistorians and economists discussed Woodrow Wilson's views on domestic policies, including women's ... Historians and economists discussed Woodrow Wilson's views on domestic policies, including women's and African American rights, banking and the Federal Reserve System. The Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. hosted this talk. 1:20 PM ESTApprox. 50 min.Justice Anthony Kennedy on Winston ChurchillFormer Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy delivered the keynote address at the 2018 ... Former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy delivered the keynote address at the 2018 International Churchill Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia, then discussed his own career with MSNBC "Hardball" Host Chris Matthews. 2:10 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 50 min.Oral Histories NASA - Walter Cunningham InterviewFormer NASA astronaut Walter Cunningham talked about his life and career. He was lunar module ... Former NASA astronaut Walter Cunningham talked about his life and career. He was lunar module pilot on Apollo 7, Apollo's first manned mission which launched on October 11, 1968. The interview is from NASA's oral history program at the Johnson Space Center.
4:00 PM ESTApprox. 25 min.History Bookshelf Christina Vella, George Washington Carver, A LifeHistorian and biographer Christina Vella talked about African-American botanist and inventor ... Historian and biographer Christina Vella talked about African-American botanist and inventor George Washington Carver. This was recorded at the 2015 Louisiana Book Festival. 4:25 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 34 min.Civil War Era & Native Americans in the WestA panel of historians discussed the treatment of Native Americans in the West during the Civil War ... A panel of historians discussed the treatment of Native Americans in the West during the Civil War Era. Topics included the Dakota War of 1862 and the mass hanging of 38 Dakota men, land policies in California, and the internment of thousands of Navajo and Apache in a New Mexico military fort. This 90 minute talk was part of the Western History Association Annual Meeting. 5:59 PM ESTApprox. 55 min.The Civil War Lincoln and the Fugitive Slave ActAndrew Delbanco is the author of "The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for ... Andrew Delbanco is the author of "The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America's Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War." He talked about Abraham Lincoln's thoughts and writings on slavery, and describes how the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act galvanized many Northerners to become more active abolitionists. This talk took place at the annual Lincoln Forum symposium in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
6:54 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 6 min.Jamestown, Virginia Settlement in 1619Jamestown, Virginia was the first English colonial settlement founded in 1607. The year 1619 ... Jamestown, Virginia was the first English colonial settlement founded in 1607. The year 1619 marked the arrival of the first African slaves and the first General Assembly, which established the beginning of a representative government. In this program, Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation President James Horn discussed the importance of these two events for American democracy 400 years later. The Virginia Museum of History & Culture hosted this program. 8:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 9 min.Lectures in History The American Revolution, 1775-76Kutztown University professor Michael Gabriel taught a class about military engagements during the ... Kutztown University professor Michael Gabriel taught a class about military engagements during the American Revolution from April 1775 to July 1776. He highlighted the Battle of Bunker Hill, the American invasion of Canada and the eventual British evacuation of Boston. 9:09 PM ESTApprox. 50 min.Treasury Secretary Albert GallatinAuthor Gregory May talked about Albert Gallatin, who served as the nation's fourth Treasury ... Author Gregory May talked about Albert Gallatin, who served as the nation's fourth Treasury Secretary from 1801-1814. He explored Mr. Gallatin's early political career, his overhaul of Alexander Hamilton's financial system, his efforts to reduce national debt, and his work on the peace treaty that ended the War of 1812. Mr. May is the author of "Jefferson's Treasure: How Albert Gallatin Saved the New Nation from Debt." The Museum of American Finance in New York City hosted this event.
9:59 PM ESTApprox. 35 min.Reel America President Reagan Interview with Tom Brokaw - 1989Three days prior to leaving office, President Ronald Reagan is interviewed by NBC News anchor Tom ... Three days prior to leaving office, President Ronald Reagan is interviewed by NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw. The president discusses his mother, alcoholic father, religious beliefs, careers in radio, acting, and politics, and reflects on his eight years in office. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library provided this video. 10:34 PM ESTApprox. 32 min.Reel America President Reagan Interview with Wire Service Reporters - 1989On the day before he left office, President Ronald Reagan met four wire service reporters in the ... On the day before he left office, President Ronald Reagan met four wire service reporters in the Oval Office for an interview to reflect on his two terms. One of the reporters was United Press International White House correspondent Helen Thomas, who covered ten presidential administrations during her career. Wire services provide news reports, photographs and video to thousands of newspapers, magazines, and radio and television stations worldwide. This recording was provided by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. 11:06 PM ESTApprox. 54 min.French & Scottish Influence on U.S. CapitolIn 1793, President George Washington selected architect William Thornton's design for the U.S. ... In 1793, President George Washington selected architect William Thornton's design for the U.S. Capitol. In this program, historian Michael Brown argued that events from the French and Scottish Enlightenment in the late 18th century influenced Thornton's vision. The U.S. Capitol Historical Society and the University of Aberdeen in Scotland hosted this event.
Sunday, January 13
12:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Lectures in History The American Revolution, 1775-76Kutztown University professor Michael Gabriel taught a class about military engagements during the ... Kutztown University professor Michael Gabriel taught a class about military engagements during the American Revolution from April 1775 to July 1776. He highlighted the Battle of Bunker Hill, the American invasion of Canada and the eventual British evacuation of Boston. 1:10 AM ESTApprox. 50 min.Treasury Secretary Albert GallatinAuthor Gregory May talked about Albert Gallatin, who served as the nation's fourth Treasury ... Author Gregory May talked about Albert Gallatin, who served as the nation's fourth Treasury Secretary from 1801-1814. He explored Mr. Gallatin's early political career, his overhaul of Alexander Hamilton's financial system, his efforts to reduce national debt, and his work on the peace treaty that ended the War of 1812. Mr. May is the author of "Jefferson's Treasure: How Albert Gallatin Saved the New Nation from Debt." The Museum of American Finance in New York City hosted this event. 2:00 AM ESTApprox. 18 min.President George H.W. Bush on the Government ShutdownThe president responded to reporters' questions concerning his decision to veto the continuing ... The president responded to reporters' questions concerning his decision to veto the continuing resolution passed late on October 5. The president had just met with congressional leaders to discuss ways achieve a new budget agreement.
2:18 AM ESTApprox. 10 min.Budget NegotiationsAt about 3 pm, President Clinton briefed reporters on the impact of the federal government ... At about 3 pm, President Clinton briefed reporters on the impact of the federal government shutdown on various programs. He again called on the House to vote to reopen the government as the Senate has already voted. 2:28 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 32 min.Civil War Era & Native Americans in the WestA panel of historians discussed the treatment of Native Americans in the West during the Civil War ... A panel of historians discussed the treatment of Native Americans in the West during the Civil War Era. Topics included the Dakota War of 1862 and the mass hanging of 38 Dakota men, land policies in California, and the internment of thousands of Navajo and Apache in a New Mexico military fort. This 90 minute talk was part of the Western History Association Annual Meeting. 4:00 AM ESTApprox. 55 min.The Civil War Lincoln and the Fugitive Slave ActAndrew Delbanco is the author of "The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for ... Andrew Delbanco is the author of "The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America's Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War." He talked about Abraham Lincoln's thoughts and writings on slavery, and describes how the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act galvanized many Northerners to become more active abolitionists. This talk took place at the annual Lincoln Forum symposium in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
4:55 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Jamestown, Virginia Settlement in 1619Jamestown, Virginia was the first English colonial settlement founded in 1607. The year 1619 ... Jamestown, Virginia was the first English colonial settlement founded in 1607. The year 1619 marked the arrival of the first African slaves and the first General Assembly, which established the beginning of a representative government. In this program, Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation President James Horn discussed the importance of these two events for American democracy 400 years later. The Virginia Museum of History & Culture hosted this program. 6:10 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 50 min.Oral Histories NASA - Walter Cunningham InterviewFormer NASA astronaut Walter Cunningham talked about his life and career. He was lunar module ... Former NASA astronaut Walter Cunningham talked about his life and career. He was lunar module pilot on Apollo 7, Apollo's first manned mission which launched on October 11, 1968. The interview is from NASA's oral history program at the Johnson Space Center. 8:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.History Bookshelf David von Drehle, Rise to GreatnessAuthor David Von Drehle talked about his book, "Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's ... Author David Von Drehle talked about his book, "Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year," in which he presents a history of the United States in 1862, the second year of the Civil War. The author said that despite a strained federal government and weakened Union forces, President Lincoln was able to develop several pieces of legislation that would shape the future of the country, namely the Emancipation Proclamation. He spoke at Unity Temple on the Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri and responded to questions from the audience.
9:05 AM ESTApprox. 41 min.Jehovah's Witnesses & Human RightsIn this talk, general counsel Philip Brumley talked about the legal struggles of Jehovah's ... In this talk, general counsel Philip Brumley talked about the legal struggles of Jehovah's Witnesses and argued that their efforts have advanced the protection of human and civil rights globally. In 1943, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a six to three decision that public school students could not be forced to salute the American flag after several Jehovah's Witnesses challenged their expulsion from a West Virginia public school. This program was a session from a day-long event hosted by the Robert H. Jackson Center to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette U.S. Supreme Court case. 9:46 AM ESTApprox. 14 min.History of Douglas AviationFounded in 1921, the Douglas Aircraft Company served as an aerospace manufacturer. The company ... Founded in 1921, the Douglas Aircraft Company served as an aerospace manufacturer. The company later merged with McDonnell Douglas and became Boeing in 1997. Mike Machat, curator at the Museum of Flying, talked about the origins of Douglas Aviation, the impact it had on Santa Monica and the many contributions Donald Douglas and his company made to aviation. 10:00 AM ESTApprox. 55 min.The Civil War The Battle of Gettysburg & Its ConsequencesHistorian Edward Ayers talked about the Battle of Gettysburg and its consequences. He described ... Historian Edward Ayers talked about the Battle of Gettysburg and its consequences. He described how people in the surrounding areas might have experienced the battle and the logistics of the long Confederate withdrawal back to Virginia. This talk was part of the annual Lincoln Forum symposium.
10:55 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.The Civil War General George PickettAuthor Lesley Gordon talks about her book, "General George E. Pickett in Life and Legend." She ... Author Lesley Gordon talks about her book, "General George E. Pickett in Life and Legend." She described Pickett's military career and the role of his second wife, LaSalle Corbell Pickett, who wrote extensively about the Confederate general after his death. Pamplin Historical Park in Virginia hosted this event. 12:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 25 min.Lectures in History Women During World War IITexas Woman's University professor Katherine Landdeck taught a class about the ways American women ... Texas Woman's University professor Katherine Landdeck taught a class about the ways American women contributed to the war effort during World War II. She detailed the expectations for women on the home front to write letters to soldiers, plant victory gardens, and work in factories. She also compared what options were available to women for service with each military branch. 1:25 PM ESTApprox. 20 min.Spanish Missions in San AntonioFive Spanish missions make up the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, a UNESCO World ... Five Spanish missions make up the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Texas A & M Humanities Librarian Joel Kitchens spoke about their history and the process of preserving missions that are all about 300 years old. American History TV recorded the interview at the Western History Association's annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
1:45 PM ESTApprox. 18 min.President George H.W. Bush on the Government ShutdownThe president responded to reporters' questions concerning his decision to veto the continuing ... The president responded to reporters' questions concerning his decision to veto the continuing resolution passed late on October 5. The president had just met with congressional leaders to discuss ways achieve a new budget agreement. 2:03 PM ESTApprox. 9 min.Budget NegotiationsAt about 3 pm, President Clinton briefed reporters on the impact of the federal government ... At about 3 pm, President Clinton briefed reporters on the impact of the federal government shutdown on various programs. He again called on the House to vote to reopen the government as the Senate has already voted. 2:12 PM ESTApprox. 7 min.Tongva PeopleSara Crown, archivist at the Santa Monica History Museum, shared the history of the Santa Monica's ... Sara Crown, archivist at the Santa Monica History Museum, shared the history of the Santa Monica's earliest inhabitants, the Tongva.
2:19 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 41 min.Race, Gender and Violence on the Western FrontierA panel of historians discussed the ways white settlers, federal troops, and Native Americans ... A panel of historians discussed the ways white settlers, federal troops, and Native Americans interacted and challenges these groups faced on the Western Frontier. Topics included gender identity, examples of survivalist cannibalism, and immigration detention. 4:00 PM ESTApprox. 35 min.Reel America President Reagan Interview with Tom Brokaw - 1989Three days prior to leaving office, President Ronald Reagan is interviewed by NBC News anchor Tom ... Three days prior to leaving office, President Ronald Reagan is interviewed by NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw. The president discusses his mother, alcoholic father, religious beliefs, careers in radio, acting, and politics, and reflects on his eight years in office. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library provided this video. 4:35 PM ESTApprox. 31 min.Reel America President Reagan Interview with Wire Service Reporters - 1989On the day before he left office, President Ronald Reagan met four wire service reporters in the ... On the day before he left office, President Ronald Reagan met four wire service reporters in the Oval Office for an interview to reflect on his two terms. One of the reporters was United Press International White House correspondent Helen Thomas, who covered ten presidential administrations during her career. Wire services provide news reports, photographs and video to thousands of newspapers, magazines, and radio and television stations worldwide. This recording was provided by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
5:06 PM ESTApprox. 54 min.French & Scottish Influence on U.S. CapitolIn 1793, President George Washington selected architect William Thornton's design for the U.S. ... In 1793, President George Washington selected architect William Thornton's design for the U.S. Capitol. In this program, historian Michael Brown argued that events from the French and Scottish Enlightenment in the late 18th century influenced Thornton's vision. The U.S. Capitol Historical Society and the University of Aberdeen in Scotland hosted this event. 6:00 PM ESTApprox. 29 min.American Artifacts Dole Institute of PoliticsBob Dole served Kansas in the Congress from 1961 to 1996, when he became the Republican ... Bob Dole served Kansas in the Congress from 1961 to 1996, when he became the Republican Presidential nominee. Audrey Coleman, Assistant Director and Senior Archivist at the Dole Institute of Politics shared stories about the Senator's life and career, and highlighted his legislative accomplishments. 6:29 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 31 min.Controversial Monuments of the American WestA panel of historians discussed controversial monuments in the West. Topics included 19th century ... A panel of historians discussed controversial monuments in the West. Topics included 19th century statues and plaques in the American West that honor missionaries, early settlers, and U.S. military leaders who had a hand in killing and forcing the removal of devastated Indian tribes. They also compared monuments in the American south and west. This talk is part of the Western History Association Annual Meeting.
8:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.The Presidency and ImpeachmentConstitutional scholars Philip Bobbitt and Akhil Reed Amar looked at how the Constitution defines ... Constitutional scholars Philip Bobbitt and Akhil Reed Amar looked at how the Constitution defines impeachable offenses for a sitting president. Mr. Bobbitt, who served as legal counsel to the Senate Select Committee on the Iran-Contra Affair, is co-author of "Impeachment: A Handbook, New Edition," an updated version of the book first published in 1974 during the Watergate crisis by the late Charles Black. The New-York Historical Society hosted this event. 9:02 PM ESTApprox. 12 min.Santa Monica PierSanta Monica Pier historian and author of "Santa Monica Pier: A Century on the Last Great Pleasure ... Santa Monica Pier historian and author of "Santa Monica Pier: A Century on the Last Great Pleasure Pier", Jim Harris, shared the history of this iconic landmark which began as an avenue to move sewage out to sea. Today, the pier hosts millions of visitors seeking entertainment. 9:14 PM ESTApprox. 46 min.Aerial View Paintings of Historic Washington, DCPierre L'Enfant was an engineer and architect appointed by George Washington to design the plans ... Pierre L'Enfant was an engineer and architect appointed by George Washington to design the plans for Washington, DC. Artist Peter Waddell was commissioned in 2018 to create two aerial view paintings of historic Washington based on L'Enfant's drawings. Mr. Waddell described his research and the process of creating his paintings. The George Washington University Museum and Textile Museum hosted this event.
10:00 PM ESTApprox. 30 min.American Artifacts Dole Institute of PoliticsBob Dole served Kansas in the Congress from 1961 to 1996, when he became the Republican ... Bob Dole served Kansas in the Congress from 1961 to 1996, when he became the Republican Presidential nominee. Audrey Coleman, Assistant Director and Senior Archivist at the Dole Institute of Politics shared stories about the Senator's life and career, and highlighted his legislative accomplishments. 10:30 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.Controversial Monuments of the American WestA panel of historians discussed controversial monuments in the West. Topics included 19th century ... A panel of historians discussed controversial monuments in the West. Topics included 19th century statues and plaques in the American West that honor missionaries, early settlers, and U.S. military leaders who had a hand in killing and forcing the removal of devastated Indian tribes. They also compared monuments in the American south and west. This talk is part of the Western History Association Annual Meeting.
Monday, January 14
12:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.The Presidency and ImpeachmentConstitutional scholars Philip Bobbitt and Akhil Reed Amar looked at how the Constitution defines ... Constitutional scholars Philip Bobbitt and Akhil Reed Amar looked at how the Constitution defines impeachable offenses for a sitting president. Mr. Bobbitt, who served as legal counsel to the Senate Select Committee on the Iran-Contra Affair, is co-author of "Impeachment: A Handbook, New Edition," an updated version of the book first published in 1974 during the Watergate crisis by the late Charles Black. The New-York Historical Society hosted this event. 1:02 AM ESTApprox. 13 min.Santa Monica PierSanta Monica Pier historian and author of "Santa Monica Pier: A Century on the Last Great Pleasure ... Santa Monica Pier historian and author of "Santa Monica Pier: A Century on the Last Great Pleasure Pier", Jim Harris, shared the history of this iconic landmark which began as an avenue to move sewage out to sea. Today, the pier hosts millions of visitors seeking entertainment. 1:15 AM ESTApprox. 45 min.Aerial View Paintings of Historic Washington, DCPierre L'Enfant was an engineer and architect appointed by George Washington to design the plans ... Pierre L'Enfant was an engineer and architect appointed by George Washington to design the plans for Washington, DC. Artist Peter Waddell was commissioned in 2018 to create two aerial view paintings of historic Washington based on L'Enfant's drawings. Mr. Waddell described his research and the process of creating his paintings. The George Washington University Museum and Textile Museum hosted this event.
2:00 AM ESTApprox. 36 min.Reel America President Reagan Interview with Tom Brokaw - 1989Three days prior to leaving office, President Ronald Reagan is interviewed by NBC News anchor Tom ... Three days prior to leaving office, President Ronald Reagan is interviewed by NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw. The president discusses his mother, alcoholic father, religious beliefs, careers in radio, acting, and politics, and reflects on his eight years in office. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library provided this video. 2:36 AM ESTApprox. 32 min.Reel America President Reagan Interview with Wire Service Reporters - 1989On the day before he left office, President Ronald Reagan met four wire service reporters in the ... On the day before he left office, President Ronald Reagan met four wire service reporters in the Oval Office for an interview to reflect on his two terms. One of the reporters was United Press International White House correspondent Helen Thomas, who covered ten presidential administrations during her career. Wire services provide news reports, photographs and video to thousands of newspapers, magazines, and radio and television stations worldwide. This recording was provided by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. 3:08 AM ESTApprox. 52 min.French & Scottish Influence on U.S. CapitolIn 1793, President George Washington selected architect William Thornton's design for the U.S. ... In 1793, President George Washington selected architect William Thornton's design for the U.S. Capitol. In this program, historian Michael Brown argued that events from the French and Scottish Enlightenment in the late 18th century influenced Thornton's vision. The U.S. Capitol Historical Society and the University of Aberdeen in Scotland hosted this event.
4:00 AM ESTApprox. 39 min.American Artifacts Americans and the Holocaust Exhibit - Part 1Curator Daniel Greene gave a tour of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibit which ... Curator Daniel Greene gave a tour of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibit which uses films, artifacts, and documents to explore how the U.S. public and government officials reacted to Nazi Germany's persecution of Jews between 1930 and 1939. The exhibit explains how restrictive quotas limited the number of refugees to the United States during this period, and uses Gallup poll results from the time to show public opinion of immigrants, war, and the economy. A second program focuses on 1939 to 1945. 4:39 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Surviving Auschwitz Concentration CampHolocaust survivor Frank Grunwald recalled his experiences as a young boy after the Nazis occupied ... Holocaust survivor Frank Grunwald recalled his experiences as a young boy after the Nazis occupied his hometown in Czechoslovakia, about his family's deportation to Auschwitz concentration camp, his friendship with fellow prisoner - Auschwitz painter Dina Babbitt, and and a last-minute maneuver by a man who spared his life. This event was part of the Greensburg Community High School Chautauqua program in Greensburg, Indiana. 5:59 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.The Presidency and ImpeachmentConstitutional scholars Philip Bobbitt and Akhil Reed Amar looked at how the Constitution defines ... Constitutional scholars Philip Bobbitt and Akhil Reed Amar looked at how the Constitution defines impeachable offenses for a sitting president. Mr. Bobbitt, who served as legal counsel to the Senate Select Committee on the Iran-Contra Affair, is co-author of "Impeachment: A Handbook, New Edition," an updated version of the book first published in 1974 during the Watergate crisis by the late Charles Black. The New-York Historical Society hosted this event.
7:01 AM ESTApprox. 13 min.Santa Monica PierSanta Monica Pier historian and author of "Santa Monica Pier: A Century on the Last Great Pleasure ... Santa Monica Pier historian and author of "Santa Monica Pier: A Century on the Last Great Pleasure Pier", Jim Harris, shared the history of this iconic landmark which began as an avenue to move sewage out to sea. Today, the pier hosts millions of visitors seeking entertainment. 7:14 AM ESTApprox. 46 min.Aerial View Paintings of Historic Washington, DCPierre L'Enfant was an engineer and architect appointed by George Washington to design the plans ... Pierre L'Enfant was an engineer and architect appointed by George Washington to design the plans for Washington, DC. Artist Peter Waddell was commissioned in 2018 to create two aerial view paintings of historic Washington based on L'Enfant's drawings. Mr. Waddell described his research and the process of creating his paintings. The George Washington University Museum and Textile Museum hosted this event.