American History TV Schedule

Week of February 28 through March 6

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, February 29
8:00 AM ESTApprox. 25 min.Reel America "To the Shores of Iwo Jima" - 1945Filmed by the U.S. Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard and edited by Warner Brothers studios, this U.S. ... Filmed by the U.S. Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard and edited by Warner Brothers studios, this U.S. Office of War Information documentary tells the story of the brutal 36-day battle for the Pacific island of Iwo Jima near the Japanese mainland. The film enabled American audiences to see the famous flag-raising on Mount Suribachi in color for the first time. Almost 7,000 Marines were killed during the battle. 8:25 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 25 min.Why Benedict Arnold Betrayed AmericaHistorian Stephen Brumwell explained why the Revolutionary War hero Benedict Arnold betrayed the ... Historian Stephen Brumwell explained why the Revolutionary War hero Benedict Arnold betrayed the American cause. He is the author of "Turncoat: Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty." The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia hosted this event. 9:50 AM ESTApprox. 10 min.Reel America United Newsreel on the Yalta ConferenceThis U.S. Office of War Information United Newsreel reports on the February 4-11, 1945 Yalta ... This U.S. Office of War Information United Newsreel reports on the February 4-11, 1945 Yalta Conference. The final meeting of the "Big Three" - Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and President Franklin Roosevelt took place at a Crimean resort in Ukraine.
10:00 AM ESTApprox. 45 min.American Artifacts National Museum of the American Indian "Trail of Tears" ExhibitThe "Trail of Tears" gallery at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. ... The "Trail of Tears" gallery at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. looks at the national debate over the 1830 Indian Removal Act and its impact on southern tribes. Associate Curator Paul Chaat Smith led us through the gallery after an introduction in the "Americans" exhibit, which examines how Indian imagery is prevalent in products, toys and mascots. 10:45 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Amelia Earhart - Legend & LegacySmithsonian National Air and Space Museum curator Dorothy Cochrane used images to discuss the life ... Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum curator Dorothy Cochrane used images to discuss the life and legacy of record-setting aviator Amelia Earhart; the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic ocean, and the first to fly solo across the United States. She also discussed some of the theories behind Earhart's 1937 disappearance while attempting a 29,000 mile flight around the world. The Smithsonian Associates hosted this event. 12:05 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 29 min.The Presidency Lincoln, Douglass & EmancipationHistorians Harold Holzer, Edna Greene Medford and David Blight talked about the views of Abraham ... Historians Harold Holzer, Edna Greene Medford and David Blight talked about the views of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass on emancipating those held in slavery. They tracked their evolution on the issue from early in their careers through the Civil War. The New-York Historical Society hosts the event.
1:34 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 25 min.Seeking Justice for Holocaust CrimesThe U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum hosted a panel discussion looking at the continuing quest to ... The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum hosted a panel discussion looking at the continuing quest to bring former Nazis to justice. They explored questions raised by recent trials, such as if perpetrators are ever too old or frail to prosecute, and whether it ever too late for accountability. Speakers at this event included a Holocaust survivor, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and a documentary filmmaker. 2:59 PM ESTApprox. 20 min.African American Women & SportsProfessor Amira Rose Davis examined the history of African American women in sports, including ... Professor Amira Rose Davis examined the history of African American women in sports, including women who played baseball in the Negro Leagues in the 1950s and women who participated in various Olympic sports. This interview was recorded at the annual American Historical Association meeting. 3:19 PM ESTApprox. 16 min.Reel America "The Year 1945" United NewsreelThis Office of War Information United Newsreel summarizes events of the year 1945 in ten minutes. This Office of War Information United Newsreel summarizes events of the year 1945 in ten minutes.
3:35 PM ESTApprox. 25 min.Reel America "To the Shores of Iwo Jima" - 1945Filmed by the U.S. Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard and edited by Warner Brothers studios, this U.S. ... Filmed by the U.S. Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard and edited by Warner Brothers studios, this U.S. Office of War Information documentary tells the story of the brutal 36-day battle for the Pacific island of Iwo Jima near the Japanese mainland. The film enabled American audiences to see the famous flag-raising on Mount Suribachi in color for the first time. Almost 7,000 Marines were killed during the battle. 4:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.History Bookshelf Lawrence O'Donnell, "Playing with Fire"Lawrence O'Donnell talked about his book, "Playing With Fire: The 1968 Election and the ... Lawrence O'Donnell talked about his book, "Playing With Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics," in which recalls the turmoil of the 1968 presidential election. 5:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Q&A Alan KrautAlan Kraut, an American University distinguished professor of history, looked back on the ... Alan Kraut, an American University distinguished professor of history, looked back on the transformation over more than 200 years of U.S. laws and policies designed to manage immigration. With President Trump's focus on immigration, questions as old as the republic have been resurrected: Who is allowed to cross American borders and under what circumstances? Professor Kraut is also a non-resident fellow of the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., and chairs the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation history advisory committee.
6:00 PM ESTApprox. 45 min.The Civil War Abraham Lincoln & EmancipationCivil War scholar Edna Greene Medford talked about Abraham Lincoln's approach to abolishing ... Civil War scholar Edna Greene Medford talked about Abraham Lincoln's approach to abolishing slavery and examined views of emancipation in the North and South. This event was part of the the Lincoln Forum Symposium. 6:45 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 14 min.The Civil War Civil War PlacesGary Gallagher is the co-editor of "Civil War Places: Seeing the Conflict Through the Eyes of Its ... Gary Gallagher is the co-editor of "Civil War Places: Seeing the Conflict Through the Eyes of Its Leading Historians." It asks scholars to discuss places they deem significant to the Civil War. In this program, historians who contributed to the book talked about their selections. This was part of the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute's annual summer conference. 7:59 PM ESTApprox. 51 min.Lectures in History The Civil War in the WestUtah State University professor Maria Angela Diaz taught a class on the Civil War in the West and ... Utah State University professor Maria Angela Diaz taught a class on the Civil War in the West and looked at the conflict in states and territories such as Missouri, Kansas, Texas and Arizona. She explored how the diverse populations of the region reacted to the war and chose between siding with the Union or the Confederacy. Professor Diaz also focuses on the larger role guerrilla warfare played in the West.
8:50 PM ESTApprox. 5 min.Reel America March 12, 1964 Universal NewsreelThis Universal Newsreel reports on an upset in the 1964 Republican New Hampshire primary, when ... This Universal Newsreel reports on an upset in the 1964 Republican New Hampshire primary, when Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge beat Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-Arizona). A second story covers extensive flooding from Missouri to Pennsylvania. 8:55 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.1939 New York City Nazi RallyThe New-York Historical Society showed, "A Night at the Garden," a seven-minute Academy-Award ... The New-York Historical Society showed, "A Night at the Garden," a seven-minute Academy-Award nominated film showing parts of a 1939 Nazi rally at New York City's Madison Square Garden. Following the film, director Marshall Curry and New York Times columnist Roger Cohen discussed the rally and how it relates to current events. 10:00 PM ESTApprox. 35 min.Reel America "The New Girl" - 1959Produced by the President's Committee on Government Contracts, this film dramatizes the racial ... Produced by the President's Committee on Government Contracts, this film dramatizes the racial tensions caused by the first hiring of a black secretary by a private company doing federal contract work. In 1953, President Eisenhower issued an executive order requiring equal employment opportunities for minorities in government contract work, and this film was widely distributed to encourage compliance with the anti-discrimination effort.
10:35 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 25 min.Politics of the Founding Era & TodayPanelists compare Founding Era politics to today's. They stress that while government size and ... Panelists compare Founding Era politics to today's. They stress that while government size and voting demographics have changed, many issues that concern Americans today worried those in the republic's early years, as well. The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate hosted the event.
Sunday, March 1
12:00 AM ESTApprox. 50 min.Lectures in History The Civil War in the WestUtah State University professor Maria Angela Diaz taught a class on the Civil War in the West and ... Utah State University professor Maria Angela Diaz taught a class on the Civil War in the West and looked at the conflict in states and territories such as Missouri, Kansas, Texas and Arizona. She explored how the diverse populations of the region reacted to the war and chose between siding with the Union or the Confederacy. Professor Diaz also focuses on the larger role guerrilla warfare played in the West. 12:50 AM ESTApprox. 5 min.Reel America March 12, 1964 Universal NewsreelThis Universal Newsreel reports on an upset in the 1964 Republican New Hampshire primary, when ... This Universal Newsreel reports on an upset in the 1964 Republican New Hampshire primary, when Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge beat Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-Arizona). A second story covers extensive flooding from Missouri to Pennsylvania. 12:55 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.1939 New York City Nazi RallyThe New-York Historical Society showed, "A Night at the Garden," a seven-minute Academy-Award ... The New-York Historical Society showed, "A Night at the Garden," a seven-minute Academy-Award nominated film showing parts of a 1939 Nazi rally at New York City's Madison Square Garden. Following the film, director Marshall Curry and New York Times columnist Roger Cohen discussed the rally and how it relates to current events.
2:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.History Bookshelf Lawrence O'Donnell, "Playing with Fire"Lawrence O'Donnell talked about his book, "Playing With Fire: The 1968 Election and the ... Lawrence O'Donnell talked about his book, "Playing With Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics," in which recalls the turmoil of the 1968 presidential election. 3:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Q&A Alan KrautAlan Kraut, an American University distinguished professor of history, looked back on the ... Alan Kraut, an American University distinguished professor of history, looked back on the transformation over more than 200 years of U.S. laws and policies designed to manage immigration. With President Trump's focus on immigration, questions as old as the republic have been resurrected: Who is allowed to cross American borders and under what circumstances? Professor Kraut is also a non-resident fellow of the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., and chairs the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation history advisory committee. 4:00 AM ESTApprox. 40 min.The Civil War Abraham Lincoln & EmancipationCivil War scholar Edna Greene Medford talked about Abraham Lincoln's approach to abolishing ... Civil War scholar Edna Greene Medford talked about Abraham Lincoln's approach to abolishing slavery and examined views of emancipation in the North and South. This event was part of the the Lincoln Forum Symposium.
4:40 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.The Civil War Civil War PlacesGary Gallagher is the co-editor of "Civil War Places: Seeing the Conflict Through the Eyes of Its ... Gary Gallagher is the co-editor of "Civil War Places: Seeing the Conflict Through the Eyes of Its Leading Historians." It asks scholars to discuss places they deem significant to the Civil War. In this program, historians who contributed to the book talked about their selections. This was part of the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute's annual summer conference. 5:55 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.1939 New York City Nazi RallyThe New-York Historical Society showed, "A Night at the Garden," a seven-minute Academy-Award ... The New-York Historical Society showed, "A Night at the Garden," a seven-minute Academy-Award nominated film showing parts of a 1939 Nazi rally at New York City's Madison Square Garden. Following the film, director Marshall Curry and New York Times columnist Roger Cohen discussed the rally and how it relates to current events. 7:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Q&A Alan KrautAlan Kraut, an American University distinguished professor of history, looked back on the ... Alan Kraut, an American University distinguished professor of history, looked back on the transformation over more than 200 years of U.S. laws and policies designed to manage immigration. With President Trump's focus on immigration, questions as old as the republic have been resurrected: Who is allowed to cross American borders and under what circumstances? Professor Kraut is also a non-resident fellow of the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., and chairs the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation history advisory committee.
8:00 AM ESTApprox. 45 min.History Bookshelf Cornel West, "Black Prophetic Fire"Cornel West talked about the book "Black Prophetic Fire," which he co-wrote with Christa ... Cornel West talked about the book "Black Prophetic Fire," which he co-wrote with Christa Buschendorf. In the book, he profiles African American leaders Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King Jr., Ella Baker, Malcolm X, and Ida B. Wells. He spoke at the 2014 Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College on November 22-23. 8:45 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Women Voters,1920-2016Christina Wolbrecht, political scientist and author of "A Century of Votes for Women: American ... Christina Wolbrecht, political scientist and author of "A Century of Votes for Women: American Elections Since Suffrage" discussed how politicians and the media have attempted to understand and define women as voters since the passage of the 19th Amendment. She also analyzed the accuracy of assumptions about women voters in the 2016 election - the first to feature a female presidential candidate from a major party. The Boston Athenaeum hosted the event. 9:50 AM ESTApprox. 10 min.Reel America "The Year 1945" United NewsreelThis Office of War Information United Newsreel summarizes events of the year 1945 in ten minutes. This Office of War Information United Newsreel summarizes events of the year 1945 in ten minutes.
10:00 AM ESTApprox. 55 min.The Civil War Lincoln & Antebellum Views on DeathAuthor Brian Dirck examined accounts written by close associates of Abraham Lincoln to explain the ... Author Brian Dirck examined accounts written by close associates of Abraham Lincoln to explain the president's view of death before the Civil War. Mr. Dirck argued that Lincoln balanced his emotions with reason, allowing him to cope with fatalities on the battlefield. The Lincoln Forum symposium hosted this event. 10:55 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Thurgood Marshall as a Civil Rights LawyerSpencer Crew, interim director of the National Museum of African Amercan History and Culture ... Spencer Crew, interim director of the National Museum of African Amercan History and Culture discussed the life of former Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall with legal historian Paul Finkelman. They focused on Marshall's time as a NAACP lawyer trying education-related segregation cases, such as Brown v. Board of Education. The National Museum of African Amercan History and Culture hosted the event. 12:00 PM ESTApprox. 50 min.Lectures in History Expanding Rights in the 1960s & '70sUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor William Sturkey taught a class about ... University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor William Sturkey taught a class about expanding rights in the 1960s and '70s, looking at women's liberation and the gay rights movement. He covered topics such as birth control, the Equal Rights Amendment and the Stonewall riots.
12:50 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 4 min.Q&A History of TariffsThe Smithsonian Institution's Peter Liebhold discussed the history of tariffs in managing the U.S. ... The Smithsonian Institution's Peter Liebhold discussed the history of tariffs in managing the U.S. economy. He is a work and industry curator at the National Museum of American History. 1:54 PM ESTApprox. 6 min.Reel America United Newsreel on the Yalta ConferenceThis U.S. Office of War Information United Newsreel reports on the February 4-11, 1945 Yalta ... This U.S. Office of War Information United Newsreel reports on the February 4-11, 1945 Yalta Conference. The final meeting of the "Big Three" - Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and President Franklin Roosevelt took place at a Crimean resort in Ukraine. 2:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Allied Conferences Before YaltaHistory Professor Gnter Bischof examined World War II Allied summits in Tehran, Quebec, and ... History Professor Gnter Bischof examined World War II Allied summits in Tehran, Quebec, and Moscow, which preceeded the Yalta Conference in 1945. He reviewed the postwar decisions made during these meetings and the political leaders in attendance. The National World War II Museum hosted the event.
3:10 PM ESTApprox. 39 min.American Artifacts National Museum of the American Indian "Trail of Tears" ExhibitThe "Trail of Tears" gallery at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. ... The "Trail of Tears" gallery at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. looks at the national debate over the 1830 Indian Removal Act and its impact on southern tribes. Associate Curator Paul Chaat Smith led us through the gallery after an introduction in the "Americans" exhibit, which examines how Indian imagery is prevalent in products, toys and mascots. 3:49 PM ESTApprox. 11 min.Reel America January 1945 United NewsreelThis 1945 Office of War Information United Newsreel includes five stories: President Franklin ... This 1945 Office of War Information United Newsreel includes five stories: President Franklin Roosevelt is inaugurated for a fourth term in a ceremony at the White House, a Coast Guard helicopter demonstrates a sea rescue, a Japanese airbase on Puerto Princesa Island in the Philippines is bombed, ice breakers work on Lake Michigan, and fighting in Burma (Myanmar) is shown. 4:00 PM ESTApprox. 35 min.Reel America "The New Girl" - 1959Produced by the President's Committee on Government Contracts, this film dramatizes the racial ... Produced by the President's Committee on Government Contracts, this film dramatizes the racial tensions caused by the first hiring of a black secretary by a private company doing federal contract work. In 1953, President Eisenhower issued an executive order requiring equal employment opportunities for minorities in government contract work, and this film was widely distributed to encourage compliance with the anti-discrimination effort.
4:35 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 25 min.Politics of the Founding Era & TodayPanelists compare Founding Era politics to today's. They stress that while government size and ... Panelists compare Founding Era politics to today's. They stress that while government size and voting demographics have changed, many issues that concern Americans today worried those in the republic's early years, as well. The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate hosted the event. 6:00 PM ESTApprox. 40 min.American Artifacts Seminole Nation MuseumIn the capital city of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, Wewoka, we met Assistant Chief Lewis ... In the capital city of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, Wewoka, we met Assistant Chief Lewis Johnson, who showed us artifacts and told the story of his people during a tour of the tribe's museum. 6:40 PM ESTApprox. 15 min.Wikipedia and HistoriansRyan McGrady, from Wiki Education, talked about how Wikipedia has changed since it was founded in ... Ryan McGrady, from Wiki Education, talked about how Wikipedia has changed since it was founded in 2001. As the Scholars and Scientists Program Manager, he works with academics to improve site content. This interview was recorded at the annual American Historical Association meeting in New York City.
6:55 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Slavery in Colonial New EnglandHistorian Jared Hardesty talked about his book "Black Lives, Native Lands, White Worlds: A History ... Historian Jared Hardesty talked about his book "Black Lives, Native Lands, White Worlds: A History of Slavery in New England," which focused on the region's involvement in slavery and the slave trade during the colonial era. The Hingham Historical Society and Abigail Adams Historical Society co-hosted the event. 8:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.The Presidency Woodrow Wilson's Legacy on RaceJonathan Holloway talked about how Woodrow Wilson dealt with racial issues throughout his public ... Jonathan Holloway talked about how Woodrow Wilson dealt with racial issues throughout his public career, particularly during his time as president of Princeton University and, later, as president of the United States. Mr. Holloway is provost of Northwestern University and a professor of African American studies. He is also a fellow in social and political thought at The Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., which hosted the event. 9:30 PM ESTApprox. 18 min.World War II & MemoryAuthor Ran Zwigenberg talked about how people remember World War II and examined the accounts from ... Author Ran Zwigenberg talked about how people remember World War II and examined the accounts from the survivors of Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Holocaust. This interview was recorded at the annual American Historical Association meeting.
9:48 PM ESTApprox. 12 min.Route 66 in AmarilloWe rode along with Nick Gerlich, author of, "A Matter of Time- Route 66 Through the Lens of ... We rode along with Nick Gerlich, author of, "A Matter of Time- Route 66 Through the Lens of Change", as he talked about landmarks from the highway that still exist today. 10:00 PM ESTApprox. 40 min.American Artifacts Seminole Nation MuseumIn the capital city of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, Wewoka, we met Assistant Chief Lewis ... In the capital city of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, Wewoka, we met Assistant Chief Lewis Johnson, who showed us artifacts and told the story of his people during a tour of the tribe's museum. 10:40 PM ESTApprox. 15 min.Wikipedia and HistoriansRyan McGrady, from Wiki Education, talked about how Wikipedia has changed since it was founded in ... Ryan McGrady, from Wiki Education, talked about how Wikipedia has changed since it was founded in 2001. As the Scholars and Scientists Program Manager, he works with academics to improve site content. This interview was recorded at the annual American Historical Association meeting in New York City.
10:55 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Slavery in Colonial New EnglandHistorian Jared Hardesty talked about his book "Black Lives, Native Lands, White Worlds: A History ... Historian Jared Hardesty talked about his book "Black Lives, Native Lands, White Worlds: A History of Slavery in New England," which focused on the region's involvement in slavery and the slave trade during the colonial era. The Hingham Historical Society and Abigail Adams Historical Society co-hosted the event.
Monday, March 2
12:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.The Presidency Woodrow Wilson's Legacy on RaceJonathan Holloway talked about how Woodrow Wilson dealt with racial issues throughout his public ... Jonathan Holloway talked about how Woodrow Wilson dealt with racial issues throughout his public career, particularly during his time as president of Princeton University and, later, as president of the United States. Mr. Holloway is provost of Northwestern University and a professor of African American studies. He is also a fellow in social and political thought at The Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., which hosted the event. 1:30 AM ESTApprox. 18 min.World War II & MemoryAuthor Ran Zwigenberg talked about how people remember World War II and examined the accounts from ... Author Ran Zwigenberg talked about how people remember World War II and examined the accounts from the survivors of Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Holocaust. This interview was recorded at the annual American Historical Association meeting. 1:48 AM ESTApprox. 12 min.Reel America "The Year 1945" United NewsreelThis Office of War Information United Newsreel summarizes events of the year 1945 in ten minutes. This Office of War Information United Newsreel summarizes events of the year 1945 in ten minutes.
2:00 AM ESTApprox. 35 min.Reel America "The New Girl" - 1959Produced by the President's Committee on Government Contracts, this film dramatizes the racial ... Produced by the President's Committee on Government Contracts, this film dramatizes the racial tensions caused by the first hiring of a black secretary by a private company doing federal contract work. In 1953, President Eisenhower issued an executive order requiring equal employment opportunities for minorities in government contract work, and this film was widely distributed to encourage compliance with the anti-discrimination effort. 2:35 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Politics of the Founding Era & TodayPanelists compare Founding Era politics to today's. They stress that while government size and ... Panelists compare Founding Era politics to today's. They stress that while government size and voting demographics have changed, many issues that concern Americans today worried those in the republic's early years, as well. The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate hosted the event. 3:55 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Thurgood Marshall as a Civil Rights LawyerSpencer Crew, interim director of the National Museum of African Amercan History and Culture ... Spencer Crew, interim director of the National Museum of African Amercan History and Culture discussed the life of former Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall with legal historian Paul Finkelman. They focused on Marshall's time as a NAACP lawyer trying education-related segregation cases, such as Brown v. Board of Education. The National Museum of African Amercan History and Culture hosted the event.
5:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Slavery in Colonial New EnglandHistorian Jared Hardesty talked about his book "Black Lives, Native Lands, White Worlds: A History ... Historian Jared Hardesty talked about his book "Black Lives, Native Lands, White Worlds: A History of Slavery in New England," which focused on the region's involvement in slavery and the slave trade during the colonial era. The Hingham Historical Society and Abigail Adams Historical Society co-hosted the event. 6:05 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Allied Conferences Before YaltaHistory Professor Gnter Bischof examined World War II Allied summits in Tehran, Quebec, and ... History Professor Gnter Bischof examined World War II Allied summits in Tehran, Quebec, and Moscow, which preceeded the Yalta Conference in 1945. He reviewed the postwar decisions made during these meetings and the political leaders in attendance. The National World War II Museum hosted the event. 7:20 AM ESTApprox. 40 min.American Artifacts Seminole Nation MuseumIn the capital city of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, Wewoka, we met Assistant Chief Lewis ... In the capital city of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, Wewoka, we met Assistant Chief Lewis Johnson, who showed us artifacts and told the story of his people during a tour of the tribe's museum.