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CNN senior political analyst Kirsten Powers provided her thoughts on how to navigate divisions in our culture without sacrificing your beliefs or emotional well-being. Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C., hosted this virtual event. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore
Topics: washington, kirsten, donald trump, d.c., eugene, greece, brown
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Janine di Giovanni, journalist and senior fellow at Yale University's Jackson Institute, reported on the plight of Christian communities in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, and Palestine. This virtual event was hosted by the Jackson Institute in New Haven, Connecticut. Sponsor: Yale University | Jackson Institute for Global Affairs
Topics: egypt, syria, iraq, isis, gaza, cairo, sarajevo, vatican, janine, assad, bosnia, baghdad, gaza,...
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Author and historian Allen Guelzo joined Book TV to talk and take calls about the early intellectual history of the United States, the Civil War, the Reconstruction era, Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, and more. Mr. Guelzo, who has taught at Harvard and Princeton, serves as a board member of the Abraham Lincoln Association and as a senior research scholar at Princeton University. His many books include "Redeeming the Great Emancipator," "Gettysburg," and his latest...
Topics: robert e. lee, virginia, gettysburg, scott, allen guelzo, andrew johnson, johnson, abraham lincoln,...
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New Yorker staff writer Jelani Cobb and editor David Remnick discussed the New Yorker's articles on race throughout its history. This virtual program was part of the 2021 Miami Book Fair. Sponsor: Miami Book Fair
Topics: new yorker, baldwin, james baldwin, harlem, elijah mohammed, obama, barack obama, donald trump
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Georgetown University professor Marcia Chatelain talked about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book "Franchise" which examines the role that fast food franchises have played in African American entrepreneurship and economic empowerment since the late 1960s. This event was part of the Printers Row Lit Fest held in Chicago. Sponsor: Printers Row Lit Fest
Topics: mcdonald, mcdonald, chicago, mcdonald 's
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The New York Publilc Library's Schomburg Center hosted a discussion on the legacy of book publisher Amistad as well as the work of the late novelist Zora Neale Hurston. The speakers included Amistad vice president and editorial director Tracy Sherrod, Amistad senior editor Jennifer Baker, sociologist and niece of Zora Neale Hurston, Lucy Ann Hurston, and author Herb Boyd. Sponsor: Brooklyn Book Festival
Topics: neal hurston, new york, janie, detroit, hurston, jennifer, charles harris, harris, tracy, canon
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Farah Jasmine Griffin, Columbia University chair of the African American and African Diaspora Studies Department, looked at the writings of Black authors and public intellectuals to address issues of equality and freedom. This was a virtual event hosted by Town Hall Seattle. Sponsor: Town Hall Seattle
Topics: philadelphia, toni morrison, phyllis wheatley, farah jasmine griffin, wheatley, new york, marvin...
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New Yorker staff writer Jelani Cobb and editor David Remnick discussed the New Yorker's articles on race throughout its history. This virtual program was part of the 2021 Miami Book Fair. Sponsor: Miami Book Fair
Topics: baldwin, james baldwin, obama, new yorker, toni morrison, barack obama, new york city, queens
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Georgetown University professor Marcia Chatelain talked about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book "Franchise" which examines the role that fast food franchises have played in African American entrepreneurship and economic empowerment since the late 1960s. This event was part of the Printers Row Lit Fest held in Chicago. Sponsor: Printers Row Lit Fest
Topics: mcdonald, mcdonald, chicago, mcdonald 's, naacp, oklahoma city
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The New York Publilc Library's Schomburg Center hosted a discussion on the legacy of book publisher Amistad as well as the work of the late novelist Zora Neale Hurston. The speakers included Amistad vice president and editorial director Tracy Sherrod, Amistad senior editor Jennifer Baker, sociologist and niece of Zora Neale Hurston, Lucy Ann Hurston, and author Herb Boyd. Sponsor: Brooklyn Book Festival
Topics: neal hurston, detroit, new york, jennifer, charles harris, tracy, warner, harris, janie
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Farah Jasmine Griffin, Columbia University chair of the African American and African Diaspora Studies Department, looked at the writings of Black authors and public intellectuals to address issues of equality and freedom. This was a virtual event hosted by Town Hall Seattle. Sponsor: Town Hall Seattle
Topics: philadelphia, wheatley, jasmine griffin, elliott, phyllis wheatley, harper, griffin, seattle, new...
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Hudson Institute senior fellow Melanie Kirkpatrick talked about her biography of Godey's Lady's Book editor Sarah Josepha Hale, considered one of the most influential women in America during the 19th century. This virtual event was hosted by the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC. Sponsor: Hudson Institute
Topics: boston, sarah, melanie, sarah josepha hale, victoria, david, horatio, mrs. hale, hale, liberia
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Futurist and economist George Gilder, author of "Gaming AI," talked about the future of artificial intelligence and the belief that AI machines will one day take over the planet. This virtual event was hosted by the Independent Institute in Oakland, California. Sponsor: Independent Institute
Topics: george, oracle, george gilder, silicon valley, california, china, uganda, oakland, seattle, google,...
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CNN senior political analyst Kirsten Powers provided her thoughts on how to navigate divisions in our culture without sacrificing your beliefs or emotional well-being. Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C., hosted this virtual event. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore
Topics: kirsten, washington, donald trump, new york, boston
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Janine di Giovanni, journalist and senior fellow at Yale University's Jackson Institute, reported on the plight of Christian communities in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, and Palestine. This virtual event was hosted by the Jackson Institute in New Haven, Connecticut. Sponsor: Yale University | Jackson Institute for Global Affairs
Topics: egypt, syria, iraq, cairo, un, isis, vatican, bosnia, baghdad, gaza, gaza, saddam hussein, new...
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Author and historian Allen Guelzo joined Book TV to talk and take calls about the early intellectual history of the United States, the Civil War, the Reconstruction era, Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, and more. Mr. Guelzo, who has taught at Harvard and Princeton, serves as a board member of the Abraham Lincoln Association and as a senior research scholar at Princeton University. His many books include "Redeeming the Great Emancipator," "Gettysburg," and his latest...
Topics: virginia, blinken, gettysburg, robert e lee, scott, pennsylvania, andrew johnson, johnson, robert...
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New Yorker staff writer Jelani Cobb and editor David Remnick discussed the New Yorker's articles on race throughout its history. This virtual program was part of the 2021 Miami Book Fair. Sponsor: Miami Book Fair
Topics: baldwin, new yorker, obama, elijah mohammed, queens, jelani, james baldwin, harlem, farrakhan,...
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Georgetown University professor Marcia Chatelain talked about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book "Franchise" which examines the role that fast food franchises have played in African American entrepreneurship and economic empowerment since the late 1960s. This event was part of the Printers Row Lit Fest held in Chicago. Sponsor: Printers Row Lit Fest
Topics: mcdonald, mcdonald, chicago, mcdonald 's, oklahoma city, harvard
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The New York Publilc Library's Schomburg Center hosted a discussion on the legacy of book publisher Amistad as well as the work of the late novelist Zora Neale Hurston. The speakers included Amistad vice president and editorial director Tracy Sherrod, Amistad senior editor Jennifer Baker, sociologist and niece of Zora Neale Hurston, Lucy Ann Hurston, and author Herb Boyd. Sponsor: Brooklyn Book Festival
Topics: hurston, jennifer, detroit, charles harris, tracy, new york, harris, google, harry potter, alice...
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Farah Jasmine Griffin, Columbia University chair of the African American and African Diaspora Studies Department, looked at the writings of Black authors and public intellectuals to address issues of equality and freedom. This was a virtual event hosted by Town Hall Seattle. Sponsor: Town Hall Seattle
Topics: philadelphia, phyllis wheatley, seattle, toni morrison, wheatley, octavia butler, new york, francis...
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New Yorker staff writer Jelani Cobb and editor David Remnick discussed the New Yorker's articles on race throughout its history. This virtual program was part of the 2021 Miami Book Fair. Sponsor: Miami Book Fair
Topics: new yorker, baldwin, obama, james baldwin, harlem, elijah mohammed, jelani, barack obama, jelani...
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Georgetown University professor Marcia Chatelain talked about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book "Franchise" which examines the role that fast food franchises have played in African American entrepreneurship and economic empowerment since the late 1960s. This event was part of the Printers Row Lit Fest held in Chicago. Sponsor: Printers Row Lit Fest
Topics: mcdonald, mcdonald, chicago, mcdonald 's, los angeles, portland, oklahoma city, new yorker
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The New York Publilc Library's Schomburg Center hosted a discussion on the legacy of book publisher Amistad as well as the work of the late novelist Zora Neale Hurston. The speakers included Amistad vice president and editorial director Tracy Sherrod, Amistad senior editor Jennifer Baker, sociologist and niece of Zora Neale Hurston, Lucy Ann Hurston, and author Herb Boyd. Sponsor: Brooklyn Book Festival
Topics: hurston, detroit, jennifer, charles harris, tracy, new york, alice walker, comcast, brooklyn, herb...
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Farah Jasmine Griffin, Columbia University chair of the African American and African Diaspora Studies Department, looked at the writings of Black authors and public intellectuals to address issues of equality and freedom. This was a virtual event hosted by Town Hall Seattle. Sponsor: Town Hall Seattle
Topics: philadelphia, farah jasmine griffin, seattle, toni morrison, wheatley, frederick douglass, phyllis...
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Journalist Steven Roberts reflected on the life and journalism career of his late wife Cokie Roberts. Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C., hosted this virtual event. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore
Topics: cokie, washington, george, cbs, nina, athens, cyprus, cokie, new york, npr, new orleans, wellesley,...
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Former Washington Post correspondent John Pomfret recounted how Poland assisted the U.S. in rescuing six intelligence officers in Iraq in the lead-up to Operation Desert Storm and the continued alliance between the two countries. This was a virtual event hosted by the Davis Center at Harvard University. Sponsor: Harvard University | Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
Topics: poland, cia, nato, warsaw, washington, europe, iraq, lisbon, hungary, george h.w. bush, pakistan,...
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The Pulitzer Prize-nominated podcast Ear Hustle co-creators and co-hosts Nigel Poor and Earlonne Woods reflected on of how they came to San Quentin prison and talked about everyday life in incarceration. The Commonwealth Club of California hosted this event. Sponsor: Commonwealth Club of California
Topics: san quentin, nigel, california, robinson, mmm, ohio, roach, iran, new york, trevor noah, leslie van...
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Retired New York University professor Michael Rectenwald ("Thought Criminal") and Kentucky State University associate professor Wilfred Reilly ("Taboo") talked about cancel culture and the state of free speech in publishing. This event was part of the Kentucky Book Festival held in Lexington. Sponsor: Kentucky Humanities Council
Topics: academia, kentucky, china, michael, afghanistan, new york, usa, washington, soviet union, michael...
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Fox News host Brian Kilmeade discussed his book "The President and the Freedom Fighter," about the relationship between Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass and their accomplishments together. This event was part of the Kentucky Book Festival held in Lexington. Sponsor: Kentucky Humanities Council
Topics: frederick douglass, kentucky, washington, abraham lincoln, douglas, jefferson, brian kilmeade, new...
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Former Marine fighter pilot & Senate candidate Amy McGrath ("Honor Bound") and former FBI Special Agent Kathy Stearman ("It's Not About the Gun") talked about serving their country and succeeding in male-dominated professions. This event was part of the Kentucky Book Festival held in Lexington. Sponsor: Kentucky Humanities Council
Topics: fbi, kentucky, kathy, cia, china, brian kilmeade, mcgrath, quantico, john mccain, kathy stearman,...
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From his perspective as a longtime Member of Congress and a political scientist, Rep. David Price (D-NC) discusses the rules and role of Congress, how its changed over time and how the legislative body can function better . He's interviewed by Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA). Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: north carolina, europe, donald trump, david, jerry, virginia, newt gingrich, roberts, mccain, bob...
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Former New Jersey Governor and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie provided his blueprint for how the Republican party can win national elections. Brookside Community Club in Mendham, New Jersey, hosted this event. Sponsor: Mendham Township Library
Topics: donald trump, biden, pennsylvania, joe biden, philadelphia, ohio, white house, goldwater, trump,...
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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) discussed her children's book, "Pinkie Promises." This virtual program was part of the 2021 Miami Book Fair. Sponsor: Miami Book Fair
Topics: polly, massachusetts, bailey, comcast, c-span
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From his perspective as a longtime Member of Congress and a political scientist, Rep. David Price (D-NC) discusses the rules and role of Congress, how its changed over time and how the legislative body can function better . He's interviewed by Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA). Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: north carolina, david, c-span, europe, donald trump, jerry, virginia, newt gingrich, roberts,...
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Former New Jersey Governor and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie provided his blueprint for how the Republican party can win national elections. Brookside Community Club in Mendham, New Jersey, hosted this event. Sponsor: Mendham Township Library
Topics: donald trump, biden, pennsylvania, joe biden, philadelphia, white house, goldwater, ohio, trump,...
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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) discussed her children's book, "Pinkie Promises." This virtual program was part of the 2021 Miami Book Fair. Sponsor: Miami Book Fair
Topics: polly, bailey, massachusetts, c-span, comcast
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Journalist Steven Roberts reflected on the life and journalism career of his late wife Cokie Roberts. Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C., hosted this virtual event. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore
Topics: washington, george, new york, cbs, cokie, cyprus, new orleans, npr, athens, karen, cokie roberts,...
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Former Washington Post correspondent John Pomfret recounted how Poland assisted the U.S. in rescuing six intelligence officers in Iraq in the lead-up to Operation Desert Storm and the continued alliance between the two countries. This was a virtual event hosted by the Davis Center at Harvard University. Sponsor: Harvard University | Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
Topics: poland, cia, nato, warsaw, washington, europe, iraq, lisbon, hungary, george h.w. bush, pakistan,...
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The Pulitzer Prize-nominated podcast Ear Hustle co-creators and co-hosts Nigel Poor and Earlonne Woods reflected on of how they came to San Quentin prison and talked about everyday life in incarceration. The Commonwealth Club of California hosted this event. Sponsor: Commonwealth Club of California
Topics: san quentin, nigel, california, robinson, mmm, ohio, roach, c-span, iran, new york, trevor noah,...
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Retired New York University professor Michael Rectenwald ("Thought Criminal") and Kentucky State University associate professor Wilfred Reilly ("Taboo") talked about cancel culture and the state of free speech in publishing. This event was part of the Kentucky Book Festival held in Lexington. Sponsor: Kentucky Humanities Council
Topics: academia, kentucky, china, michael, afghanistan, new york, usa, washington, soviet union, michael...
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Fox News host Brian Kilmeade discussed his book "The President and the Freedom Fighter," about the relationship between Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass and their accomplishments together. This event was part of the Kentucky Book Festival held in Lexington. Sponsor: Kentucky Humanities Council
Topics: frederick douglass, kentucky, washington, abraham lincoln, douglas, jefferson, brian kilmeade, new...
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Former Marine fighter pilot & Senate candidate Amy McGrath ("Honor Bound") and former FBI Special Agent Kathy Stearman ("It's Not About the Gun") talked about serving their country and succeeding in male-dominated professions. This event was part of the Kentucky Book Festival held in Lexington. Sponsor: Kentucky Humanities Council
Topics: fbi, kentucky, kathy, cia, china, brian kilmeade, mcgrath, quantico, john mccain, abraham lincoln,...
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From his perspective as a longtime Member of Congress and a political scientist, Rep. David Price (D-NC) discusses the rules and role of Congress, how its changed over time and how the legislative body can function better . He's interviewed by Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA). Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: north carolina, europe, donald trump, david, jerry, virginia, newt gingrich, roberts, mccain, bob...
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Former New Jersey Governor and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie provided his blueprint for how the Republican party can win national elections. Brookside Community Club in Mendham, New Jersey, hosted this event. Sponsor: Mendham Township Library
Topics: donald trump, biden, pennsylvania, joe biden, philadelphia, ohio, white house, goldwater, trump,...
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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) discussed her children's book, "Pinkie Promises." This virtual program was part of the 2021 Miami Book Fair. Sponsor: Miami Book Fair
Topics: polly, massachusetts, bailey, chris christie, c-span
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From his perspective as a longtime Member of Congress and a political scientist, Rep. David Price (D-NC) discusses the rules and role of Congress, how its changed over time and how the legislative body can function better . He's interviewed by Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA). Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: north carolina, david, europe, donald trump, c-span, jerry, virginia, newt gingrich, roberts,...
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Former New Jersey Governor and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie provided his blueprint for how the Republican party can win national elections. Brookside Community Club in Mendham, New Jersey, hosted this event. Sponsor: Mendham Township Library
Topics: donald trump, biden, pennsylvania, joe biden, philadelphia, white house, goldwater, ohio, trump,...
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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) discussed her children's book, "Pinkie Promises." This virtual program was part of the 2021 Miami Book Fair. Sponsor: Miami Book Fair
Topics: polly, bailey, massachusetts, chris christie, c-span, comcast
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Woody Williams was interviewed about his life and military service. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his service with the 3rd Marine Division in the 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima. The National World War II Museum in New Orleans conducted oral history interviews to record the experiences of World War II veterans and those Americans living and working on the Home Front. The location of the interview is not known. The interview was conducted November 16, 2006. Sponsor: National World War II Museum
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Historian and author Richard Norton Smith talked about his favorite historians and history books, why he won't go see "Hamilton: The Musical," his love of hurricanes and world's fairs, American presidents he has known, and more. He spoke with Brian Lamb in three multi-hour sessions between 2017 and 2018. This is part three of the 8-hour discussion. Sponsor: C-SPAN | American History TV
Topics: washington, reagan, jefferson, victoria, richard norton smith, white house, henry adams, alan...
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Author Judith Mackrell profiled six women who reported from the field during World War II. This was a virtual event hosted by the St. Louis County Library. Sponsor: Left Bank Books
Topics: paris, germany, martha, helen, madrid, virginia, berlin, normandy, ernest hemingway, france,...
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Award winning-historian Rick Atkinson provided a history of citizen soliders. He spoke at the 14th annual International Conference on World War II hosted by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Sponsor: National World War II Museum
Topics: washington, eisenhower, britain, pennsylvania, continental, trenton, new york, mason, rick, canada,...
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Bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell examined the development of precision bombing during World War Two. This program was part of the 14th annual International Conference on World War II hosted by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Sponsor: National World War II Museum
Topics: lemay, curtis lemay, tokyo, korea, kosovo, mason, europe, belgrade, vietnam, malcolm, harris, iraq,...
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National Constitution Center Editor-in-Chief Scott Bomboy explained the history behind the use of the filibuster in American politics, which dates back to the nation's earliest years. Sponsor: C-SPAN | American History TV
Topics: scott bomboy, virginia, national constitution, robert, maine, washington
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Author Jeff Shesol talked about why President Kennedy placed his Cold War hopes, at the height of Soviet tensions, in astronaut John Glenn's February 20, 1962, orbit of Earth aboard Friendship 7. His book is "Mercury Rising: John Glenn, John Kennedy, and the New Battleground of the Cold War." The University of Virginia Miller Center hosted this virtual event. Sponsor: University of Virginia | Miller Center of Public Affairs
Topics: glenn, kennedy, nasa, john glenn, eisenhower, soviets, jeff, ohio, barbara, alan shepard, lyndon...
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Jim Remar of the Cosmosphere Center & Space Museum recounted NASA's creation during the 1950s, the Eisenhower administration's role, and the early days of the space race. The Eisenhower Foundation hosted this virtual event. Sponsor: Eisenhower (Dwight) Presidential Library and Museum
Topics: eisenhower, nasa, vanguard, kennedy, naca, brown, soviets, von brown, navy, patty, john glenn,...
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Author and civil rights attorney Gloria Browne-Marshall discussed the impact of the justice system on African American women's quest for equal treatment. This program was held by the National Civil Rights Museum. Sponsor: National Civil Rights Museum
Topics: shirley chisholm, barnett, zynga, harriet tubman, maryland, kamala harris, gloria browne-marshall,...
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Vanderbilt University professor Kevin Murphy explored the architectural influences of several southern presidential homes, including those of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe and Andrew Jackson. This program was hosted by Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Sponsor: Hermitage, The (Nashville, TN)
Topics: jefferson, washington, virginia, monticello, vernon, france, murphy, lafayette, palladio, martha,...
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Messiah College professor John Fea taught a class on 18th century enlightenment movement, which included principles of natural rights, reason, and self-improvement. He also explored the relationship between religion and the enlightenment and how it differed in America and in Europe. Sponsor: Messiah College
Topics: virginia, jackson, benjamin franklin, locke, jefferson, france, england, new england, ben franklin,...
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Author and civil rights attorney Gloria Browne-Marshall discussed the impact of the justice system on African American women's quest for equal treatment. This program was held by the National Civil Rights Museum. Sponsor: National Civil Rights Museum
Topics: shirley chisholm, barnett, harriet tubman, zynga, gloria browne-marshall, maryland, kamala harris,...
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Vanderbilt University professor Kevin Murphy explored the architectural influences of several southern presidential homes, including those of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe and Andrew Jackson. This program was hosted by Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Sponsor: Hermitage, The (Nashville, TN)
Topics: jefferson, washington, virginia, monticello, vernon, france, murphy, lafayette, palladio, andrew...
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Messiah College professor John Fea taught a class on 18th century enlightenment movement, which included principles of natural rights, reason, and self-improvement. He also explored the relationship between religion and the enlightenment and how it differed in America and in Europe. Sponsor: Messiah College
Topics: virginia, jackson, benjamin franklin, locke, jefferson, france, england, new england, ben franklin,...
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Woody Williams was interviewed about his life and military service. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his service with the 3rd Marine Division in the 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima. The National World War II Museum in New Orleans conducted oral history interviews to record the experiences of World War II veterans and those Americans living and working on the Home Front. The location of the interview is not known. The interview was conducted November 16, 2006. Sponsor: National World War II Museum
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Historian and author Richard Norton Smith talked about his favorite historians and history books, why he won't go see "Hamilton: The Musical," his love of hurricanes and world's fairs, American presidents he has known, and more. He spoke with Brian Lamb in three multi-hour sessions between 2017 and 2018. This is part three of the 8-hour discussion. Sponsor: C-SPAN | American History TV
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Author Judith Mackrell profiled six women who reported from the field during World War II. This was a virtual event hosted by the St. Louis County Library. Sponsor: Left Bank Books
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Award winning-historian Rick Atkinson provided a history of citizen soliders. He spoke at the 14th annual International Conference on World War II hosted by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Sponsor: National World War II Museum
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Bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell examined the development of precision bombing during World War Two. This program was part of the 14th annual International Conference on World War II hosted by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Sponsor: National World War II Museum
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National Constitution Center Editor-in-Chief Scott Bomboy explained the history behind the use of the filibuster in American politics, which dates back to the nation's earliest years. Sponsor: C-SPAN | American History TV
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Author Jeff Shesol talked about why President Kennedy placed his Cold War hopes, at the height of Soviet tensions, in astronaut John Glenn's February 20, 1962, orbit of Earth aboard Friendship 7. His book is "Mercury Rising: John Glenn, John Kennedy, and the New Battleground of the Cold War." The University of Virginia Miller Center hosted this virtual event. Sponsor: University of Virginia | Miller Center of Public Affairs
Topics: glenn, kennedy, nasa, john glenn, eisenhower, soviets, jeff, ohio, barbara, alan shepard, lyndon...
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Jim Remar of the Cosmosphere Center & Space Museum recounted NASA's creation during the 1950s, the Eisenhower administration's role, and the early days of the space race. The Eisenhower Foundation hosted this virtual event. Sponsor: Eisenhower (Dwight) Presidential Library and Museum
Topics: eisenhower, nasa, vanguard, kennedy, naca, brown, soviets, von brown, navy, patty, john glenn,...
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Author and civil rights attorney Gloria Browne-Marshall discussed the impact of the justice system on African American women's quest for equal treatment. This program was held by the National Civil Rights Museum. Sponsor: National Civil Rights Museum
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Vanderbilt University professor Kevin Murphy explored the architectural influences of several southern presidential homes, including those of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe and Andrew Jackson. This program was hosted by Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Sponsor: Hermitage, The (Nashville, TN)
Topics: jefferson, washington, virginia, monticello, vernon, france, murphy, lafayette, palladio, martha,...
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Messiah College professor John Fea taught a class on 18th century enlightenment movement, which included principles of natural rights, reason, and self-improvement. He also explored the relationship between religion and the enlightenment and how it differed in America and in Europe. Sponsor: Messiah College
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Author and civil rights attorney Gloria Browne-Marshall discussed the impact of the justice system on African American women's quest for equal treatment. This program was held by the National Civil Rights Museum. Sponsor: National Civil Rights Museum
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Vanderbilt University professor Kevin Murphy explored the architectural influences of several southern presidential homes, including those of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe and Andrew Jackson. This program was hosted by Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Sponsor: Hermitage, The (Nashville, TN)
Topics: jefferson, washington, virginia, monticello, vernon, france, murphy, lafayette, palladio, andrew...
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