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  • Civil War Letters
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    Civil War Letters

    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…

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  • emSurprise Kill Vanishem
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    Surprise, Kill, Vanish

    Investigative journalist Annie Jacobsen talked about CIA covert operations from the Cold War to the present.

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  • Washington Journal Mary Louise Roberts Discusses Her Book About DDay Through the Eyee of French Citizens
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    Author Mary Louise Roberts on D-Day and French Citizens

    Mary Louise Roberts, author of D-Day Through French Eyes: Normandy 1944, talked about the 75th anniversary on June 6, 2019 of the World War II D-Day invasion of Normandy, France. On that day in…

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  • Washington Journal Alex Kershaw Discusses the 75th Anniversary of the DDay Invasion
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    Author Alex Kershaw on D-Day 75th Anniversary

    Alex Kershaw, author of The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led The Way to Victory in World War II, talked about the 75th anniversary on June 6, 2019, of the World War II D-Day invasion of…

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  • George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower
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    George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower

    Historian David Mills discussed the World War II military partnership between the U.S. Army’s chief of staff George Marshall and General Dwight D. Eisenhower and examined their tactical…

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  • Declaration of Independence Global Legacy
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    Declaration of Independence Global Legacy

    University of Maryland History Professor Richard Bell talked about the Declaration of Independence, its origins, purpose, and global significance during and after the American Revolution.…

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  • Senate Finance Committee Tribute
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    Senate Finance Committee Tribute

    The U.S. Capitol Historical Society hosted a tribute to the Senate Finance Committee. Present and past members discussed the committee’s purpose and work since it was formally created in…

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  • House Leadership Election History
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    House Leadership Election History

    Matthew Green explained how members of Congress choose their party leaders. He looked at past elections and voting patterns, and the key factors that swung votes. He is the co-author of…

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  • Political Career of Senator Burton K Wheeler
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    Political Career of Senator Burton K. Wheeler

    Journalist Marc Johnson gave an illustrated talk about U.S. Senator Burton K. Wheeler (D-Montana), who served from 1923 to 1947. He’s known for being a prosecutor in the 1920s Teapot Dome oil scandal, and…

    178 views
  • World War II Clothes Rationing and Fashion Innovations
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    World War II Clothes Rationing and Fashion Innovations

    Poquoson High School, Virginia history teacher Becky Morrison and social studies teacher Irene Winchester gave an illustrated talk about World War II and clothes rationing. They explored…

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    The Girls Next Door

    Texas Christian University Professor Kara Dixon Vuic talked about her book, The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines in which she provided a history of the women who…

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    Communists on Campus

    Hosted by former U.S. Representative Walter Judd (R-Minnesota), this film takes a critical look at a July 1969 Revolutionary Conference held in Oakland, California, and other protests that Judd argues…

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  • emDistant Drummer A Movable Sceneem
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    Distant Drummer, A Movable Scene

    Narrated by actor Robert Mitchum, this documentary takes a sympathetic yet critical look at the late 1960s counterculture movement. With scenes in San Francisco, London, Nepal, Rome, and Istanbul, the film…

    77 views
  • African American History 1619 Through the Civil War
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    African American History, 1619 Through the Civil War

    American History TV visited the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond’s exhibit on 400 years of African American history. Curator Karen Sherry focused on the period between 1619 and…

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  • Woodstock Music Festival Historic Site
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    Woodstock Music Festival Historic Site

    In August, 1969, Woodstock attracted nearly half a million people to a dairy farm in upstate New York. Wade Lawrence, director and senior curator of the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts…

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  • emFire and Fortitudeem
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    Fire and Fortitude

    Military historian John McManus talked about his book, Fire and Fortitude: The US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943, in which he provided a history of the U.S. Army in the Pacific theater…

    194 views
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    D-Day Girls

    Sarah Rose talked about her book, D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II, in which she reported on British female spies in World…

    631 views
  • World War II and Innovations in Art
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    World War II and Innovations in Art

    Lycée Français de New York bilingual school history teacher Rachelle Friedman gave an illustrated talk about innovations in art during World War II. She discussed and showed examples of…

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  • Music and the Vietnam War
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    Music and the Vietnam War

    Country Joe McDonald and Peter Yarrow talked about the role of music in the anti-Vietnam War movement. Mr. McDonald performed with “Country Joe and the Fish.” Mr. Yarrow was a member of “Peter, Paul and Mary.”…

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  • Battle of Fort Stevens 155th Anniversary
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    Battle of Fort Stevens 155th Anniversary

    The Battle of Fort Stevens was fought in the northwest section of Washington, D.C., in July 1864, when Confederate forces under General Jubal Early probed the capital city’s defenses before…

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