American History TV Schedule

Week of August 25 through September 1

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, August 31
6:19 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 41 min.Lectures in History Civil Rights Cold Cases 8:00 AM EDTApprox. 34 min.Reel America "The Negro Farmer" 1938 & Last Survivor of Transatlantic Slave TradeNewcastle University literature & film lecturer Hannah Durkin discussed her research findings ... Newcastle University literature & film lecturer Hannah Durkin discussed her research findings about a woman named Redoshi, who she argues was the last living survivor of the transatlantic slave trade, and who appears in the 1938 U.S. Agriculture Department film, "The Negro Farmer." Ms. Durkin explained that Redoshi was likely kidnapped at about age 12 from West Africa in 1860 and brought to Mobile, Alabama on the last recorded slave ship to arrive in America, the Clotilda, which was discovered in Mobile Bay. Following the interview, the entire film is shown. 8:34 AM EDTApprox. 11 min.Reel America "Henry Browne, Farmer" - 1942This short 1942 U.S. Agriculture Department film is a World War II propaganda effort celebrating ... This short 1942 U.S. Agriculture Department film is a World War II propaganda effort celebrating the contributions of African Americans to the war effort. Narrated by actor and civil rights activist Canada Lee, the film was nominated for an Academy Award.
8:45 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.The Presidency Secret Presidential RecordingsHistorians analyzed the secret White House tapes of John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and ... Historians analyzed the secret White House tapes of John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard Nixon. This was an inside look into how presidents conducted their day-to-day business and we heard their candid assessments. The University of Virginia's Miller Center hosted this event. 10:00 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.American Artifacts African American History, Reconstruction Through Civil RightsWe visited the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond to look at their exhibit on 400 ... We visited the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond to look at their exhibit on 400 years of African American history. Curator Karen Sherry focused on the period between Reconstruction and the civil rights movement, sharing stories about individuals who were elected to Congress, served as Tuskegee Airmen and fought for desegregation. 10:45 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.
12:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.The Presidency Presidential SpeechwritersThree former White House speechwriters talked about the process of turning a president's policies ... Three former White House speechwriters talked about the process of turning a president's policies and politics into a speech. This session was from the Presidential Ideas Festival hosted by the University of Virginia's Miller Center. 1:05 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.Holocaust Survivor Halina Yasharoff PeabodyHolocaust survivor Halina Yasharoff Peabody recalled her family's experiences after the Soviet ... Holocaust survivor Halina Yasharoff Peabody recalled her family's experiences after the Soviet Union's 1939 invasion of Poland and eventual German occupation. Her father was deported to Siberia, forced to leave behind his wife and children, including an infant daughter. They survived by pretending to be Catholic. This event was part of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's "First Person" series. 2:04 PM EDTApprox. 5 min.Historian Carter G. WoodsonMichigan State University history professor Pero Gaglo Dagbovie talked about historian Carter G. ... Michigan State University history professor Pero Gaglo Dagbovie talked about historian Carter G. Woodson, founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Mr. Dagbovie is the author of "Carter G. Woodson in Washington, D.C.: The Father of Black History." We recorded the interview at an author event hosted by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.
2:09 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 31 min.African American Life Historical InterpretationColonial Williamsburg historical interpreters talked about portraying 18th century African ... Colonial Williamsburg historical interpreters talked about portraying 18th century African American life. Colonial Williamsburg hosted this event. 3:40 PM EDTApprox. 19 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. 3:59 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.History Bookshelf Mallory Factor, "Shadowbosses"Mallory Factor talked about the power of government employee unions and impact they have had on ... Mallory Factor talked about the power of government employee unions and impact they have had on policy-making. He responded to questions from members of the audience in the Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium.
4:54 PM EDTApprox. 20 min.Reel America "For the Record" - 1946According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 4,985 strikes involving 4.6 million ... According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 4,985 strikes involving 4.6 million workers in 1946 - the largest number the bureau ever recorded in a single year. The main issues were low wages and rising living costs. "For the Record" is a documentary about the labor unrest, told from organized labor's perspective. This film is part of the National Film Preservation Foundation's online screening room. 5:14 PM EDTApprox. 11 min.National History Day - "Dimes over Disease"Three students from Classical Scholars school in Mills River, North Carolina perform in the ... Three students from Classical Scholars school in Mills River, North Carolina perform in the National History Day competition in College Park, Maryland. Their topic was the March of Dimes fundraising effort to cure polio in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s. 5:25 PM EDTApprox. 10 min.Black Athletes' ActivismClyde Posley talked about the history of activism among Black athletes, including the Black power ... Clyde Posley talked about the history of activism among Black athletes, including the Black power salute made by Tommie Smith and John Carlos during the 1968 Olympics in Mexico. He's the author of, "More Than Icons and Images: Uncovering the Hidden Protest Narrative of the Black American Athlete in the 21st Century." We interviewed Mr. Posley, senior pastor at the Antioch Baptist Church in Indianapolis, at the annual Black History Luncheon in Washington, D.C.
5:35 PM EDTApprox. 24 min.American Artifacts WWII Combat Team in Maritime AlpsC-SPAN visited the living history camp of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team to learn ... C-SPAN visited the living history camp of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team to learn about the experiences of U.S. Army soldiers in the Maritime Alps during World War II. The 517th jumped into southern France as part of the August 15, 1944 Operation Dragoon. This camp was part of the annual Army Heritage Days in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. 5:59 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.The Civil War Confederate Gen. James Longstreet at GettysburgAuthor Cory Pfarr gave a detailed reassessment of Confederate General James Longstreet's ... Author Cory Pfarr gave a detailed reassessment of Confederate General James Longstreet's oft-criticized performance during the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. Mr. Pfarr argued that Longstreet's post-war politics -- joining the party of Lincoln and advocating for reconciliation with the Union -- put him at odds with the majority of former Confederate officers. This made him a target for those seeking a scapegoat to insulate Robert E. Lee from responsibility for the Confederate performance during the battle. The Gettysburg Heritage Center in Pennsylvania hosted this talk. 6:54 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 6 min.The Civil War Gettysburg National Military ParkOklahoma State University professor Jennifer Murray talked about the historical evolution of the ... Oklahoma State University professor Jennifer Murray talked about the historical evolution of the Gettysburg battlefield. Ms. Murray is the author of "On A Great Battlefield: The Making, Management, and Memory of Gettysburg National Military Park." This talk was part of the annual summer conference hosted by the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute.
8:00 PM EDTApprox. 54 min.Lectures in History Abraham Lincoln and Native AmericansStony Brook University professor Paul Kelton taught a class about Abraham Lincoln and Native ... Stony Brook University professor Paul Kelton taught a class about Abraham Lincoln and Native Americans. He talked about the Dakota Wars in Minnesota which resulted in 38 executions, the removal of the Navajo, and the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre. 8:54 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Lincoln Assassination Attending DoctorsRetired infectious disease specialist Dr. Jon Willen talked about Charles Leale, the first doctor ... Retired infectious disease specialist Dr. Jon Willen talked about Charles Leale, the first doctor to treat the mortally wounded Abraham Lincoln after actor John Wilkes Booth shot him while he watched a play at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. Dr. Willen delivered an overview of the medical treatment administered to the dying president and described the efforts of the doctors who assisted Leale. The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia hosted this event. 9:59 PM EDTApprox. 20 min.Reel America "Invasion of Southern France"This 1950 U.S. Army film chronicles the Allied invasion of southern France that began on August ... This 1950 U.S. Army film chronicles the Allied invasion of southern France that began on August 15, 1944.
10:19 PM EDTApprox. 13 min.Reel America "Battle for Paris" August 1944 United NewsreelU.S. Office of War Information newsreel uses film shot by French resistance fighters to tell the ... U.S. Office of War Information newsreel uses film shot by French resistance fighters to tell the story of the August 25, 1944 liberation of Paris during World War II. 10:32 PM EDTApprox. 17 min.Reel America "The Paris Story" August 1944 United NewsreelThis U.S. Office of War Information newsreel tells the story of the August 25, 1944 liberation of ... This U.S. Office of War Information newsreel tells the story of the August 25, 1944 liberation of Paris by Allied forces. 10:49 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 11 min.Health Care Policy Since World War ITwo historians discussed the history of health care policy since World War I. Topics included the ... Two historians discussed the history of health care policy since World War I. Topics included the roots of the modern health care system, the medical field's transformation into a business, and disparities in insurance coverage. The National History Center hosted this event.
Sunday, September 1
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Lectures in History Abraham Lincoln and Native AmericansStony Brook University professor Paul Kelton taught a class about Abraham Lincoln and Native ... Stony Brook University professor Paul Kelton taught a class about Abraham Lincoln and Native Americans. He talked about the Dakota Wars in Minnesota which resulted in 38 executions, the removal of the Navajo, and the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre. 12:55 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Lincoln Assassination Attending DoctorsRetired infectious disease specialist Dr. Jon Willen talked about Charles Leale, the first doctor ... Retired infectious disease specialist Dr. Jon Willen talked about Charles Leale, the first doctor to treat the mortally wounded Abraham Lincoln after actor John Wilkes Booth shot him while he watched a play at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. Dr. Willen delivered an overview of the medical treatment administered to the dying president and described the efforts of the doctors who assisted Leale. The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia hosted this event. 2:00 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.History Bookshelf Mallory Factor, "Shadowbosses"Mallory Factor talked about the power of government employee unions and impact they have had on ... Mallory Factor talked about the power of government employee unions and impact they have had on policy-making. He responded to questions from members of the audience in the Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium.
2:55 AM EDTApprox. 20 min.Reel America "For the Record" - 1946According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 4,985 strikes involving 4.6 million ... According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 4,985 strikes involving 4.6 million workers in 1946 - the largest number the bureau ever recorded in a single year. The main issues were low wages and rising living costs. "For the Record" is a documentary about the labor unrest, told from organized labor's perspective. This film is part of the National Film Preservation Foundation's online screening room. 3:15 AM EDTApprox. 11 min.National History Day - "Dimes over Disease"Three students from Classical Scholars school in Mills River, North Carolina perform in the ... Three students from Classical Scholars school in Mills River, North Carolina perform in the National History Day competition in College Park, Maryland. Their topic was the March of Dimes fundraising effort to cure polio in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s. 3:26 AM EDTApprox. 9 min.Black Athletes' ActivismClyde Posley talked about the history of activism among Black athletes, including the Black power ... Clyde Posley talked about the history of activism among Black athletes, including the Black power salute made by Tommie Smith and John Carlos during the 1968 Olympics in Mexico. He's the author of, "More Than Icons and Images: Uncovering the Hidden Protest Narrative of the Black American Athlete in the 21st Century." We interviewed Mr. Posley, senior pastor at the Antioch Baptist Church in Indianapolis, at the annual Black History Luncheon in Washington, D.C.
3:35 AM EDTApprox. 25 min.American Artifacts WWII Combat Team in Maritime AlpsC-SPAN visited the living history camp of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team to learn ... C-SPAN visited the living history camp of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team to learn about the experiences of U.S. Army soldiers in the Maritime Alps during World War II. The 517th jumped into southern France as part of the August 15, 1944 Operation Dragoon. This camp was part of the annual Army Heritage Days in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. 4:00 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.The Civil War Confederate Gen. James Longstreet at GettysburgAuthor Cory Pfarr gave a detailed reassessment of Confederate General James Longstreet's ... Author Cory Pfarr gave a detailed reassessment of Confederate General James Longstreet's oft-criticized performance during the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. Mr. Pfarr argued that Longstreet's post-war politics -- joining the party of Lincoln and advocating for reconciliation with the Union -- put him at odds with the majority of former Confederate officers. This made him a target for those seeking a scapegoat to insulate Robert E. Lee from responsibility for the Confederate performance during the battle. The Gettysburg Heritage Center in Pennsylvania hosted this talk. 4:55 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.The Civil War Gettysburg National Military ParkOklahoma State University professor Jennifer Murray talked about the historical evolution of the ... Oklahoma State University professor Jennifer Murray talked about the historical evolution of the Gettysburg battlefield. Ms. Murray is the author of "On A Great Battlefield: The Making, Management, and Memory of Gettysburg National Military Park." This talk was part of the annual summer conference hosted by the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute.
6:00 AM EDTApprox. 10 min.1945 Black Women Army Corps StrikeIn 1945, four black privates serving in the U.S. Women Army Corps went on strike to protest ... In 1945, four black privates serving in the U.S. Women Army Corps went on strike to protest discrimination. Sandra Bolzenius, author of "Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took On the Army during World War II," talked about the women's decision, their court-martial, and reactions by the public and press. We recorded the interview at the annual Black History Luncheon hosted by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. 6:10 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.African American Life Historical InterpretationColonial Williamsburg historical interpreters talked about portraying 18th century African ... Colonial Williamsburg historical interpreters talked about portraying 18th century African American life. Colonial Williamsburg hosted this event. 7:40 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.
8:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.History Bookshelf Erica Armstrong Dunbar, "Never Caught"Professor Erica Armstrong Dunbar talked about her book "Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless ... Professor Erica Armstrong Dunbar talked about her book "Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge," in which she recounts the life of Ona Judge, a slave owned by George and Martha Washington, whose escape initiated a manhunt ordered by the first president. In her book, the author reports that Washington was adverse to free his slaves, which, according to Pennsylvania law, was required after six months of residency in the state. Instead, Washington would send his slaves back to Virginia every six months to circumvent the law. Ona Judge remained free until her death in New Hampshire in 1848. 9:20 AM EDTApprox. 40 min.American Artifacts African American History, 1619 Through the Civil WarWe visited the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond to look at their exhibit on 400 ... We visited the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond to look at their exhibit on 400 years of African American history. Curator Karen Sherry focused on the period between 1619 and the Civil War, sharing stories about individuals who led slave revolts, educated fellow freed people, and participated in abolitionist John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry. This was the first of a two-part tour. 10:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.The Civil War The Whole Civil War in 56 MinutesGarry Adelman of the American Battlefield Trust tackled the whole Civil War in 56 minutes. He ... Garry Adelman of the American Battlefield Trust tackled the whole Civil War in 56 minutes. He began with the lead-up to the war, from the Compromise of 1850 to Bloody Kansas to Abraham Lincoln's 1860 election and the secession crisis. Then, he highlighted the major battles from each year of the conflict and concluded with the Confederate surrender and Lincoln's assassination in 1865. The Gettysburg Heritage Center in Pennsylvania hosted this talk.
11:05 AM EDTApprox. 54 min.The Civil War Civil War LettersUniversity of Georgia professor Stephen Berry discussed his work on the digital history project " ... University of Georgia professor Stephen Berry discussed his work on the digital history project " Private Voices," which gathers, transcribes and digitizes letters written during the Civil War. This talk was part of the annual summer conference hosted by the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute. 11:59 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.The Revolutionary War Roots of the Civil WarBancroft and Pulitzer Prize winning historian Gordon Wood delivered a talk titled "The ... Bancroft and Pulitzer Prize winning historian Gordon Wood delivered a talk titled "The Revolutionary Roots of the Civil War." Professor Wood discussed the Founders views on slavery and argued that the Civil War was inevitable. The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation hosted this event. 1:29 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 51 min.Transcendentalism & the 1960s CountercultureCatholic University of America religion and culture professor William Dinges compared the early ... Catholic University of America religion and culture professor William Dinges compared the early 19th century transcendentalism and 1960s counterculture movements. The Smithsonian Associates hosted this event.
3:20 PM EDTApprox. 10 min.Black Athletes' ActivismClyde Posley talked about the history of activism among Black athletes, including the Black power ... Clyde Posley talked about the history of activism among Black athletes, including the Black power salute made by Tommie Smith and John Carlos during the 1968 Olympics in Mexico. He's the author of, "More Than Icons and Images: Uncovering the Hidden Protest Narrative of the Black American Athlete in the 21st Century." We interviewed Mr. Posley, senior pastor at the Antioch Baptist Church in Indianapolis, at the annual Black History Luncheon in Washington, D.C. 3:30 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.American Artifacts 4th Infantry Division & D-DayHistorian, author, and reenactor Jared Frederick describes the 4th Infantry Division's role in the ... Historian, author, and reenactor Jared Frederick describes the 4th Infantry Division's role in the June 6, 1944 D-Day invasion of France and gives a tour of an encampment of his "Furious Fourth" World War II reenactors group. The camp is part of the annual Army Heritage Days in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, hosted by the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center. 4:00 PM EDTApprox. 20 min.Reel America "Invasion of Southern France"This 1950 U.S. Army film chronicles the Allied invasion of southern France that began on August ... This 1950 U.S. Army film chronicles the Allied invasion of southern France that began on August 15, 1944.
4:20 PM EDTApprox. 12 min.Reel America "Battle for Paris" August 1944 United NewsreelU.S. Office of War Information newsreel uses film shot by French resistance fighters to tell the ... U.S. Office of War Information newsreel uses film shot by French resistance fighters to tell the story of the August 25, 1944 liberation of Paris during World War II. 4:32 PM EDTApprox. 18 min.Reel America "The Paris Story" August 1944 United NewsreelThis U.S. Office of War Information newsreel tells the story of the August 25, 1944 liberation of ... This U.S. Office of War Information newsreel tells the story of the August 25, 1944 liberation of Paris by Allied forces. 4:50 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Health Care Policy Since World War ITwo historians discussed the history of health care policy since World War I. Topics included the ... Two historians discussed the history of health care policy since World War I. Topics included the roots of the modern health care system, the medical field's transformation into a business, and disparities in insurance coverage. The National History Center hosted this event.
6:00 PM EDTApprox. 22 min.American Artifacts WWII Combat Team in Maritime AlpsC-SPAN visited the living history camp of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team to learn ... C-SPAN visited the living history camp of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team to learn about the experiences of U.S. Army soldiers in the Maritime Alps during World War II. The 517th jumped into southern France as part of the August 15, 1944 Operation Dragoon. This camp was part of the annual Army Heritage Days in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. 6:22 PM EDTApprox. 18 min.Conversation on Yellowstone National ParkLee Whittlesey, Yellowstone National Park historian and author, shared some of his experiences ... Lee Whittlesey, Yellowstone National Park historian and author, shared some of his experiences from a long career working in the park and provided insight into Yellowstone's impact on the region, including Western Montana. 6:40 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 19 min.National Archives in Southern CaliforniaSenior archivist Randy Thompson delivered an illustrated talk showcasing resources available to ... Senior archivist Randy Thompson delivered an illustrated talk showcasing resources available to the public at the National Archives branch in Riverside, California. Items included records and artifacts dating back to 1775. The Friends of the North Hollywood Library hosted this event.
7:59 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 16 min.The Presidency George H.W. BushFormer President George H.W. Bush's longtime chief of staff talked about the man she knew. Jean ... Former President George H.W. Bush's longtime chief of staff talked about the man she knew. Jean Becker worked for Mr. Bush starting shortly after he left the White House and up until his 2018 death. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this program. 9:15 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.Innovations in Food RationingTexas high school teacher Karyn Cabana gave an illustrated talk about World War II food rationing, ... Texas high school teacher Karyn Cabana gave an illustrated talk about World War II food rationing, including troop field ration innovations that led to modern-day processed food. Ms. Cabana also discussed government policies addressing farm labor shortages and food rationing on the home front. Friends of the National World War II Memorial hosted this talk as part of their annual teacher's conference. 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 25 min.American Artifacts WWII Combat Team in Maritime AlpsC-SPAN visited the living history camp of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team to learn ... C-SPAN visited the living history camp of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team to learn about the experiences of U.S. Army soldiers in the Maritime Alps during World War II. The 517th jumped into southern France as part of the August 15, 1944 Operation Dragoon. This camp was part of the annual Army Heritage Days in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
10:25 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 16 min.National Archives in Southern CaliforniaSenior archivist Randy Thompson delivered an illustrated talk showcasing resources available to ... Senior archivist Randy Thompson delivered an illustrated talk showcasing resources available to the public at the National Archives branch in Riverside, California. Items included records and artifacts dating back to 1775. The Friends of the North Hollywood Library hosted this event. 11:41 PM EDTApprox. 19 min.Nelson StoryAuthor John Russell talked about his book, "Treasure State Tycoon: Nelson Story and the Making of ... Author John Russell talked about his book, "Treasure State Tycoon: Nelson Story and the Making of Montana". Story contributed heavily to the growth of Bozeman and Western Montana. In 1866, he led the first major cattle drive from Texas into Montana along the Bozeman Trail.
Monday, September 2
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.The Presidency George H.W. BushFormer President George H.W. Bush's longtime chief of staff talked about the man she knew. Jean ... Former President George H.W. Bush's longtime chief of staff talked about the man she knew. Jean Becker worked for Mr. Bush starting shortly after he left the White House and up until his 2018 death. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this program. 1:15 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Innovations in Food RationingTexas high school teacher Karyn Cabana gave an illustrated talk about World War II food rationing, ... Texas high school teacher Karyn Cabana gave an illustrated talk about World War II food rationing, including troop field ration innovations that led to modern-day processed food. Ms. Cabana also discussed government policies addressing farm labor shortages and food rationing on the home front. Friends of the National World War II Memorial hosted this talk as part of their annual teacher's conference. 2:00 AM EDTApprox. 20 min.Reel America "Invasion of Southern France"This 1950 U.S. Army film chronicles the Allied invasion of southern France that began on August ... This 1950 U.S. Army film chronicles the Allied invasion of southern France that began on August 15, 1944.
2:20 AM EDTApprox. 12 min.Reel America "Battle for Paris" August 1944 United NewsreelU.S. Office of War Information newsreel uses film shot by French resistance fighters to tell the ... U.S. Office of War Information newsreel uses film shot by French resistance fighters to tell the story of the August 25, 1944 liberation of Paris during World War II. 2:32 AM EDTApprox. 18 min.Reel America "The Paris Story" August 1944 United NewsreelThis U.S. Office of War Information newsreel tells the story of the August 25, 1944 liberation of ... This U.S. Office of War Information newsreel tells the story of the August 25, 1944 liberation of Paris by Allied forces. 2:50 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 8 min.Health Care Policy Since World War ITwo historians discussed the history of health care policy since World War I. Topics included the ... Two historians discussed the history of health care policy since World War I. Topics included the roots of the modern health care system, the medical field's transformation into a business, and disparities in insurance coverage. The National History Center hosted this event.
3:58 AM EDTApprox. 42 min.Innovations in Food RationingTexas high school teacher Karyn Cabana gave an illustrated talk about World War II food rationing, ... Texas high school teacher Karyn Cabana gave an illustrated talk about World War II food rationing, including troop field ration innovations that led to modern-day processed food. Ms. Cabana also discussed government policies addressing farm labor shortages and food rationing on the home front. Friends of the National World War II Memorial hosted this talk as part of their annual teacher's conference. 4:40 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.The Revolutionary War Roots of the Civil WarBancroft and Pulitzer Prize winning historian Gordon Wood delivered a talk titled "The ... Bancroft and Pulitzer Prize winning historian Gordon Wood delivered a talk titled "The Revolutionary Roots of the Civil War." Professor Wood discussed the Founders views on slavery and argued that the Civil War was inevitable. The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation hosted this event. 6:10 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 49 min.Transcendentalism & the 1960s CountercultureCatholic University of America religion and culture professor William Dinges compared the early ... Catholic University of America religion and culture professor William Dinges compared the early 19th century transcendentalism and 1960s counterculture movements. The Smithsonian Associates hosted this event.