American History TV Schedule

Week of July 12 through July 19

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, July 13
8:01 AM EDTApprox. 15 min.Reel America "Honor America Day" - 1970On July 4, 1970, an "Honor America Day" celebration was held in Washington, D.C. The morning ... On July 4, 1970, an "Honor America Day" celebration was held in Washington, D.C. The morning religious service at the Lincoln Memorial featured the Rev. Billy Graham and Bob Hope hosted the evening entertainment at the Washington Monument. This U.S. Information Agency report covers the event; missing is any mention of anti-war protesters who waded naked in the reflecting pool and were later tear-gassed by police. 8:16 AM EDTApprox. 24 min.Reel America July 10, 1944 Combat Weekly DigestCombat Weekly Digest was a WWII newsreel produced for the Army Air Forces from 1943-1945. This ... Combat Weekly Digest was a WWII newsreel produced for the Army Air Forces from 1943-1945. This issue features scenes in Italy, France, the Admiralty Islands, and India. The films were shot and edited by Army Air Force combat camera units. 8:40 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.The Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s MidwestIndiana University Bloomington history professor emeritus James H. Madison gave an illustrated ... Indiana University Bloomington history professor emeritus James H. Madison gave an illustrated talk about the Ku Klux Klan in the Midwest, highlighting the 1920s era, when there may have been as many as four million KKK members nationwide. This talk is part of the fifth annual Midwestern History Conference hosted by the Hauenstein Center at Grand Valley State University.
10:00 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.American Artifacts World War II Soviet ArmyLiving history hobbyist Craig Hall portrays a Soviet Cavalry officer and discusses the role of the ... Living history hobbyist Craig Hall portrays a Soviet Cavalry officer and discusses the role of the Soviet Union in World War II. Appearing at the annual Army Heritage Days event in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Mr. Hall uses weapons, equipment, uniforms, and props to argue that the sacrifices and contributions of the Soviet people were essential to the Allied victory. He is joined by Sheryl Lynne Williams who briefly discusses the role of Soviet women in combat. 10:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 6 min.Oral Histories George Morgan WWII D-Day InterviewWorld War II veteran George Morgan talked about his assignment with a Naval Combat Demolition Unit ... World War II veteran George Morgan talked about his assignment with a Naval Combat Demolition Unit (NCDU), considered the forerunner of the Navy SEALs. Mr. Morgan reflected on his training in explosives, arriving on Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944, and his unit's inability to carry out its assignment. The National World War II Museum in New Orleans recorded the interview. 11:36 AM EDTApprox. 9 min.Missoula SmokejumpersSmokejumper Kurt Rohrbach, gave a tour of the Missoula Smokejumper Base and explained the role the ... Smokejumper Kurt Rohrbach, gave a tour of the Missoula Smokejumper Base and explained the role the unit plays in managing wildfires in the western U.S.
11:45 AM EDTApprox. 25 min.Racial Dynamics in the 1930sCornell College professor Catherine Stewart talked about racial dynamics during the 1930s, ... Cornell College professor Catherine Stewart talked about racial dynamics during the 1930s, including the Federal Writers' Project, an effort to gather narratives from former slaves. We interviewed Ms. Stewart at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting in Philadelphia. 12:10 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.The Presidency Beatrix Farrand's LegacyThis discussion was about White House landscape architect Beatrix Farrand -- her interest in ... This discussion was about White House landscape architect Beatrix Farrand -- her interest in botany, her college campus projects, and her White House garden designs. It was part of a day-long symposium hosted by the White House Historical Association. 1:15 PM EDTApprox. 23 min.Reel America July 10, 1944 Combat Weekly DigestCombat Weekly Digest was a WWII newsreel produced for the Army Air Forces from 1943-1945. This ... Combat Weekly Digest was a WWII newsreel produced for the Army Air Forces from 1943-1945. This issue features scenes in Italy, France, the Admiralty Islands, and India. The films were shot and edited by Army Air Force combat camera units.
1:38 PM EDTApprox. 11 min.Fort Missoula Alien Detention CampAuthor Carol Van Valkenburg shared the story of Missoula's role in detaining Italian and Japanese ... Author Carol Van Valkenburg shared the story of Missoula's role in detaining Italian and Japanese men during World War II. Her book, "An Alien Place: The Fort Missoula, Montana, Detention Camp 1941-1944", explores how this camp differed from other internment camps around the U.S. 1:49 PM EDTApprox. 2 hr. 11 min.International Ideologies & U.S. Foreign PolicyHistorians discussed ideas that have shaped international ideologies and U.S. foreign policy. ... Historians discussed ideas that have shaped international ideologies and U.S. foreign policy. Topics included 19th and 20th century religious groups, unilateralism, and the impact of fear on U.S. foreign policy. This was part of a conference hosted by Oregon State University. 4:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.History Bookshelf H.W. Brands, "The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr"Historian H.W. Brands profiled Aaron Burr, the former vice president to Thomas Jefferson. Aaron ... Historian H.W. Brands profiled Aaron Burr, the former vice president to Thomas Jefferson. Aaron Burr is most remembered for killing former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton in a duel on July 11, 1804. H.W. Brands presented a collection of letters between Burr and his daughter, Theodosia, that recount his political ascendancy and downfall. Audience questions were taken by the speaker.
5:20 PM EDTApprox. 20 min.Racial Dynamics in the 1930sCornell College professor Catherine Stewart talked about racial dynamics during the 1930s, ... Cornell College professor Catherine Stewart talked about racial dynamics during the 1930s, including the Federal Writers' Project, an effort to gather narratives from former slaves. We interviewed Ms. Stewart at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting in Philadelphia. 5:40 PM EDTApprox. 20 min.National History Day - Story of Harriet Ann JacobsExecutive director Cathy Gorn describes the National History Day contest, then three middle school ... Executive director Cathy Gorn describes the National History Day contest, then three middle school students present a 10-minute performance titled, "From the Tragedy of Slavery to the Triumph of Freedom: The Story of Harriet Ann Jacobs." 6:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.The Civil War International Aspects of the Civil WarWhile the Civil War was fought within the United States, the conflict had a global impact. A panel ... While the Civil War was fought within the United States, the conflict had a global impact. A panel of historians talked about the international affairs of the federal government and the Confederacy as well as the role of immigrants on both sides of the war. This discussion was part of a conference hosted by Gettysburg College's Civil War Institute.
7:15 PM EDTApprox. 20 min.19th Amendment LegaciesPenn State professor Lee Ann Banaszak reflected on the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage and ... Penn State professor Lee Ann Banaszak reflected on the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage and talks about the tactics women used to get the 19th amendment passed and ratified. This interview was recorded at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting in Philadelphia. 7:35 PM EDTApprox. 25 min.Reel America July 10, 1944 Combat Weekly DigestCombat Weekly Digest was a WWII newsreel produced for the Army Air Forces from 1943-1945. This ... Combat Weekly Digest was a WWII newsreel produced for the Army Air Forces from 1943-1945. This issue features scenes in Italy, France, the Admiralty Islands, and India. The films were shot and edited by Army Air Force combat camera units. 8:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Lectures in History Ronald Walters' Civil Rights CareerUniversity of Texas at Austin professor Peniel Joseph taught a class on the life & career of Civil ... University of Texas at Austin professor Peniel Joseph taught a class on the life & career of Civil Rights pioneer Ronald Walters. In 1958, Walters organized a desegregation sit-in and was later influential in the spread of African American studies as a scholarly field. He also served as an adviser to the founding members of the Congressional Black Caucus and was campaign manager and consultant for Jesse Jackson in his 1984 and 1988 presidential campaigns.
9:15 PM EDTApprox. 15 min.Economics of SlaveryAuthor Daina Ramey Berry talked about her book, "The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of ... Author Daina Ramey Berry talked about her book, "The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation." This interview was recorded at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting in Philadelphia. 9:30 PM EDTApprox. 29 min.American Artifacts World War II Soviet ArmyLiving history hobbyist Craig Hall portrays a Soviet Cavalry officer and discusses the role of the ... Living history hobbyist Craig Hall portrays a Soviet Cavalry officer and discusses the role of the Soviet Union in World War II. Appearing at the annual Army Heritage Days event in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Mr. Hall uses weapons, equipment, uniforms, and props to argue that the sacrifices and contributions of the Soviet people were essential to the Allied victory. He is joined by Sheryl Lynne Williams who briefly discusses the role of Soviet women in combat. 9:59 PM EDTApprox. 13 min.Reel America Apollo 11 Astronaut InterviewsIn a short NASA pre-launch interview, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and ... In a short NASA pre-launch interview, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin describe their primary duties on the first mission to land on the moon.
10:12 PM EDTApprox. 29 min.Reel America The First Decade" - 1968This 1968 film chronicles the major accomplishments of NASA since it was established by Congress ... This 1968 film chronicles the major accomplishments of NASA since it was established by Congress in 1958. The documentary culminates with the successful launch of a Saturn 5 rocket, anticipating the Apollo missions to the moon. 10:41 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 19 min.Refugee Act of 1980A group of former government officials and refugee rights advocates discussed the Refugee Act of ... A group of former government officials and refugee rights advocates discussed the Refugee Act of 1980, the history of refugee policy prior to 1980, and refugee issues over the past 40 years. On March 17, 1980, President Jimmy Carter signed the Refugee Act after it was unanimously passed by the U.S. Senate and had bipartisan support in the House. The act raised the annual ceiling for refugees allowed in the United States, established the Office of Refugee Resettlement, and created a process for addressing refugee emergencies. The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum and the refugee assistance organization HIAS hosted this event.
Sunday, July 14
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Lectures in History Ronald Walters' Civil Rights CareerUniversity of Texas at Austin professor Peniel Joseph taught a class on the life & career of Civil ... University of Texas at Austin professor Peniel Joseph taught a class on the life & career of Civil Rights pioneer Ronald Walters. In 1958, Walters organized a desegregation sit-in and was later influential in the spread of African American studies as a scholarly field. He also served as an adviser to the founding members of the Congressional Black Caucus and was campaign manager and consultant for Jesse Jackson in his 1984 and 1988 presidential campaigns. 1:15 AM EDTApprox. 15 min.Economics of SlaveryAuthor Daina Ramey Berry talked about her book, "The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of ... Author Daina Ramey Berry talked about her book, "The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation." This interview was recorded at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting in Philadelphia. 1:30 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.American Artifacts World War II Soviet ArmyLiving history hobbyist Craig Hall portrays a Soviet Cavalry officer and discusses the role of the ... Living history hobbyist Craig Hall portrays a Soviet Cavalry officer and discusses the role of the Soviet Union in World War II. Appearing at the annual Army Heritage Days event in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Mr. Hall uses weapons, equipment, uniforms, and props to argue that the sacrifices and contributions of the Soviet people were essential to the Allied victory. He is joined by Sheryl Lynne Williams who briefly discusses the role of Soviet women in combat.
2:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.History Bookshelf H.W. Brands, "The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr"Historian H.W. Brands profiled Aaron Burr, the former vice president to Thomas Jefferson. Aaron ... Historian H.W. Brands profiled Aaron Burr, the former vice president to Thomas Jefferson. Aaron Burr is most remembered for killing former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton in a duel on July 11, 1804. H.W. Brands presented a collection of letters between Burr and his daughter, Theodosia, that recount his political ascendancy and downfall. Audience questions were taken by the speaker. 3:20 AM EDTApprox. 20 min.Racial Dynamics in the 1930sCornell College professor Catherine Stewart talked about racial dynamics during the 1930s, ... Cornell College professor Catherine Stewart talked about racial dynamics during the 1930s, including the Federal Writers' Project, an effort to gather narratives from former slaves. We interviewed Ms. Stewart at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting in Philadelphia. 3:40 AM EDTApprox. 20 min.National History Day - Story of Harriet Ann JacobsExecutive director Cathy Gorn describes the National History Day contest, then three middle school ... Executive director Cathy Gorn describes the National History Day contest, then three middle school students present a 10-minute performance titled, "From the Tragedy of Slavery to the Triumph of Freedom: The Story of Harriet Ann Jacobs."
4:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.The Civil War International Aspects of the Civil WarWhile the Civil War was fought within the United States, the conflict had a global impact. A panel ... While the Civil War was fought within the United States, the conflict had a global impact. A panel of historians talked about the international affairs of the federal government and the Confederacy as well as the role of immigrants on both sides of the war. This discussion was part of a conference hosted by Gettysburg College's Civil War Institute. 5:15 AM EDTApprox. 20 min.19th Amendment LegaciesPenn State professor Lee Ann Banaszak reflected on the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage and ... Penn State professor Lee Ann Banaszak reflected on the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage and talks about the tactics women used to get the 19th amendment passed and ratified. This interview was recorded at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting in Philadelphia. 5:35 AM EDTApprox. 2 hr. 5 min.International Ideologies & U.S. Foreign PolicyHistorians discussed ideas that have shaped international ideologies and U.S. foreign policy. ... Historians discussed ideas that have shaped international ideologies and U.S. foreign policy. Topics included 19th and 20th century religious groups, unilateralism, and the impact of fear on U.S. foreign policy. This was part of a conference hosted by Oregon State University.
7:40 AM EDTApprox. 20 min.History of the U.S. Forest ServiceThe U.S. Forest Service was established in 1905 by President Theodore Roosevelt. The National ... The U.S. Forest Service was established in 1905 by President Theodore Roosevelt. The National Museum of Forest Service History tells their story through a collection of items from the agency. David Stack, vice president, highlighted some of the objects including ranger manuals and tools used for fire research. 8:00 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.History Bookshelf Kenneth Daigler, "Spies, Patriots, and Traitors"Kenneth Daigler talked about his book, "Spies, Patriots, and Traitors: American Intelligence in ... Kenneth Daigler talked about his book, "Spies, Patriots, and Traitors: American Intelligence in the Revolutionary War," in which he looks at U.S. intelligence during the Revolutionary War and its role in defeating the British. Mr. Daigler spoke at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. 8:55 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.The Presidency Dwight D. Eisenhower as a LeaderLouis Galambos -- editor of The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower -- talked about the evolution of ... Louis Galambos -- editor of The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower -- talked about the evolution of Ike's leadership style from a West Point cadet to president of the United States. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this program.
10:00 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.The Civil War 1850s Political CrisisThe decade before the Civil War was a time of upheaval, comprise and sectional differences. A ... The decade before the Civil War was a time of upheaval, comprise and sectional differences. A panel of historians looked at the political crisis of the 1850s and discussed the politicians and laws that either delayed or sped the coming conflict. This was part of a conference hosted by the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute. 10:55 AM EDTApprox. 25 min.Reel America July 10, 1944 Combat Weekly DigestCombat Weekly Digest was a WWII newsreel produced for the Army Air Forces from 1943-1945. This ... Combat Weekly Digest was a WWII newsreel produced for the Army Air Forces from 1943-1945. This issue features scenes in Italy, France, the Admiralty Islands, and India. The films were shot and edited by Army Air Force combat camera units. 11:20 AM EDTApprox. 20 min.National History Day - Story of Harriet Ann JacobsExecutive director Cathy Gorn describes the National History Day contest, then three middle school ... Executive director Cathy Gorn describes the National History Day contest, then three middle school students present a 10-minute performance titled, "From the Tragedy of Slavery to the Triumph of Freedom: The Story of Harriet Ann Jacobs."
11:40 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Lectures in History Western Lands Before & After American RevolutionUniversity of Utah professor Eric Hinderaker taught a class about western settlement before, ... University of Utah professor Eric Hinderaker taught a class about western settlement before, during and after the American Revolution. Using the Kentucky territory as an example, he described the conflicts and relationships between the new federal government, settlers and Native Americans. 1:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 34 min.U.S. Politics & Government in the 1790sHistorians examined the early years of the new federal government, and the politics of the 1790s. ... Historians examined the early years of the new federal government, and the politics of the 1790s. This was part of a two-day Purdue University conference called "Remaking American Political History." 2:34 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 26 min.Origins of the Refugee Act of 1980A group of former government officials who helped write and implement the Refugee Act of 1980 ... A group of former government officials who helped write and implement the Refugee Act of 1980 discussed the reasons behind the creation of the legislation, and how these issues are still with us today. The Refugee Act of 1980 raised the annual ceiling for refugees allowed in the U.S., created a process for addressing refugee emergencies, and established the State Department's Office of Refugee Resettlement. The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum and the refugee assistance organization HIAS hosted this event.
4:00 PM EDTApprox. 12 min.Reel America Apollo 11 Astronaut InterviewsIn a short NASA pre-launch interview, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and ... In a short NASA pre-launch interview, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin describe their primary duties on the first mission to land on the moon. 4:12 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.Reel America The First Decade" - 1968This 1968 film chronicles the major accomplishments of NASA since it was established by Congress ... This 1968 film chronicles the major accomplishments of NASA since it was established by Congress in 1958. The documentary culminates with the successful launch of a Saturn 5 rocket, anticipating the Apollo missions to the moon. 4:42 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 17 min.Refugee Act of 1980A group of former government officials and refugee rights advocates discussed the Refugee Act of ... A group of former government officials and refugee rights advocates discussed the Refugee Act of 1980, the history of refugee policy prior to 1980, and refugee issues over the past 40 years. On March 17, 1980, President Jimmy Carter signed the Refugee Act after it was unanimously passed by the U.S. Senate and had bipartisan support in the House. The act raised the annual ceiling for refugees allowed in the United States, established the Office of Refugee Resettlement, and created a process for addressing refugee emergencies. The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum and the refugee assistance organization HIAS hosted this event.
5:59 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 46 min.Topgun - U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons SchoolFormer Navy fighter pilot Dan Pedersen, the first Officer in Charge and co-founder of the U.S. ... Former Navy fighter pilot Dan Pedersen, the first Officer in Charge and co-founder of the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School, discussed his book "Top Gun: An American Story." In his illustrated talk about the program popularized by a Hollywood movie, he offered a first-hand account of its development. The Smithsonian Associates hosted this event. 7:45 PM EDTApprox. 15 min.Economics of SlaveryAuthor Daina Ramey Berry talked about her book, "The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of ... Author Daina Ramey Berry talked about her book, "The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation." This interview was recorded at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting in Philadelphia. 8:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.The Presidency Bunny Mellon's LegacyThis program was about Kennedy White House Rose Garden designer Bunny Mellon, and her friendship ... This program was about Kennedy White House Rose Garden designer Bunny Mellon, and her friendship with first lady Jacqueline Kennedy. It was part of a day-long symposium hosted by the White House Historical Association.
9:10 PM EDTApprox. 50 min.Women of the Suffrage MovementHistorian Susan Ware talked about some of the nineteen lesser-known suffrage leaders profiled in ... Historian Susan Ware talked about some of the nineteen lesser-known suffrage leaders profiled in her book, "Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote." This National Archives event is a companion to their centennial exhibit, "Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote." 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 45 min.Topgun - U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons SchoolFormer Navy fighter pilot Dan Pedersen, the first Officer in Charge and co-founder of the U.S. ... Former Navy fighter pilot Dan Pedersen, the first Officer in Charge and co-founder of the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School, discussed his book "Top Gun: An American Story." In his illustrated talk about the program popularized by a Hollywood movie, he offered a first-hand account of its development. The Smithsonian Associates hosted this event. 11:45 PM EDTApprox. 15 min.Economics of SlaveryAuthor Daina Ramey Berry talked about her book, "The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of ... Author Daina Ramey Berry talked about her book, "The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation." This interview was recorded at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting in Philadelphia.
Monday, July 15
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.The Presidency Bunny Mellon's LegacyThis program was about Kennedy White House Rose Garden designer Bunny Mellon, and her friendship ... This program was about Kennedy White House Rose Garden designer Bunny Mellon, and her friendship with first lady Jacqueline Kennedy. It was part of a day-long symposium hosted by the White House Historical Association. 1:10 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.Women of the Suffrage MovementHistorian Susan Ware talked about some of the nineteen lesser-known suffrage leaders profiled in ... Historian Susan Ware talked about some of the nineteen lesser-known suffrage leaders profiled in her book, "Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote." This National Archives event is a companion to their centennial exhibit, "Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote." 2:00 AM EDTApprox. 13 min.Reel America Apollo 11 Astronaut InterviewsIn a short NASA pre-launch interview, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and ... In a short NASA pre-launch interview, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin describe their primary duties on the first mission to land on the moon.
2:13 AM EDTApprox. 32 min.Reel America The First Decade" - 1968This 1968 film chronicles the major accomplishments of NASA since it was established by Congress ... This 1968 film chronicles the major accomplishments of NASA since it was established by Congress in 1958. The documentary culminates with the successful launch of a Saturn 5 rocket, anticipating the Apollo missions to the moon. 2:45 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 17 min.Refugee Act of 1980A group of former government officials and refugee rights advocates discussed the Refugee Act of ... A group of former government officials and refugee rights advocates discussed the Refugee Act of 1980, the history of refugee policy prior to 1980, and refugee issues over the past 40 years. On March 17, 1980, President Jimmy Carter signed the Refugee Act after it was unanimously passed by the U.S. Senate and had bipartisan support in the House. The act raised the annual ceiling for refugees allowed in the United States, established the Office of Refugee Resettlement, and created a process for addressing refugee emergencies. The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum and the refugee assistance organization HIAS hosted this event. 4:02 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 28 min.Origins of the Refugee Act of 1980A group of former government officials who helped write and implement the Refugee Act of 1980 ... A group of former government officials who helped write and implement the Refugee Act of 1980 discussed the reasons behind the creation of the legislation, and how these issues are still with us today. The Refugee Act of 1980 raised the annual ceiling for refugees allowed in the U.S., created a process for addressing refugee emergencies, and established the State Department's Office of Refugee Resettlement. The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum and the refugee assistance organization HIAS hosted this event.
5:30 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Women of the Suffrage MovementHistorian Susan Ware talked about some of the nineteen lesser-known suffrage leaders profiled in ... Historian Susan Ware talked about some of the nineteen lesser-known suffrage leaders profiled in her book, "Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote." This National Archives event is a companion to their centennial exhibit, "Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote." 6:25 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 35 min.U.S. Politics & Government in the 1790sHistorians examined the early years of the new federal government, and the politics of the 1790s. ... Historians examined the early years of the new federal government, and the politics of the 1790s. This was part of a two-day Purdue University conference called "Remaking American Political History."