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A panel of scholars talked about how suffragists, as a group, outwardly adhered to traditional ideas of marriage & heterosexuality to demonstrate the suffrage movement's respectability, yet many privately engaged in non-traditional relationships. The California Historical Society hosted this event and provided the video. Sponsor: California Historical Society
Topics: california, sarah, erskine, wilson, wendy, gardner, kimberly, helen hamilton gardner, national...
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Historian Gretchen Sorin looked at how the introduction of the automobile impacted the lives of African Americans, providing a new freedom that was supported by black-owned businesses and travel guides. Sponsor: Free Library of Philadelphia
Topics: philadelphia, new york, harlem, california, gretchen sorin, medgar evers, thurgood marshall,...
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In honor of the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill's famous "Iron Curtain" speech, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher compared the international situations in 1946 and 1996. She emphasized the duality between optimism and uncertainty in the post World War Two world and the post Cold War world. Sponsor: Westminster College (Fulton, MO)
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Fulton, Missouri's Westminster College invited Winston Churchill to speak in March, 1946 -- not long after the British prime minister, who guided England through World War II, was voted out of office. Townspeople welcomed Churchill and President Harry Truman with a parade. And 2,700 of them gathered in the college gym and heard Churchill declare, "An Iron Curtain has descended across the Continent." This look back - 75 years later - at one of the Cold War's most iconic speeches was a...
Topics: europe, britain, truman, fulton, harry truman, china, germany, missouri, westminster, churchill,...
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Hear about the launch of the first manned high altitude balloon. Reaching a height of over seventy-two thousand feet, the Stratobowl balloon brought back the first images showing the Earth's curvature. Corey Christianson, Administration, Exhibits, and Curation Coordinator at the Journey Museum and Learning Center, talked about this unique piece of Rapid City History. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Local Content Vehicle
Topics: orval anderson, albert stevens, reagan, harry truman, c-span shop.org, missouri
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This animated anti-communist film tells the story of a bear, representing the Soviet Union. The bear eats children, who represent small communist nations, until some children band together to defend themselves. The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) produced and promoted the film. SEATO was an Eisenhower-era initiative modeled after NATO, designed to defend countries against Soviet expansion and influence. Sponsor: U.S. Information Agency
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This Pepperdine College Cold War film documents Soviet territorial expansion between 1917 and 1962, and warns of the threat of international communism. Primarily focused on the increase of Soviet global influence following World War II, the film details how Poland, Hungary, China, North Korea, Cuba, and North Vietnam were influenced by leaders in Moscow. Sponsor: Pepperdine University
Topics: stalin, khrushchev, moscow, soviet union, china, hitler, berlin, poland, ussr, russia, romania,...
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This is an audio recording of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill's entire March 5, 1946 "Iron Curtain" speech, accompanied by still images and some brief motion picture segments. The recording begins with President Harry Truman's introduction. No complete film recording of the speech is known to exist, but several minutes were captured by newsreel photographers and the audio was broadcast on radio and has been preserved. Sponsor: Westminster College (Fulton, MO)
Topics: europe, russia, germany, mankind, united nations, berlin, canada, westminster, united nations...
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This eight-minute portion of a half-hour film produced in 2013 by the National Churchill Museum tells the story of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill's March 5, 1946 "Sinews of Peace" speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. It is best known for his declaration that "An Iron Curtain has descended across the Continent." Sponsor: National Churchill Museum
Topics: berlin, truman, harry truman, europe, westminster, germany
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Reno played a transformative role in the history of divorce in the United States. Nevada legislation shortened the time required to establish state residency making the city an ideal place for many to file for divorce. Reno Historian , Alicia Barber, shared the history and impact the divorce industry had on the city's cultural and economic development. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Local Content Vehicle
Topics: nevada, reno, c-span, westminster, missouri
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In honor of the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill's famous "Iron Curtain" speech, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher compared the international situations in 1946 and 1996. She emphasized the duality between optimism and uncertainty in the post World War Two world and the post Cold War world. Sponsor: Westminster College (Fulton, MO)
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Fulton, Missouri's Westminster College invited Winston Churchill to speak in March, 1946 -- not long after the British prime minister, who guided England through World War II, was voted out of office. Townspeople welcomed Churchill and President Harry Truman with a parade. And 2,700 of them gathered in the college gym and heard Churchill declare, "An Iron Curtain has descended across the Continent." This look back - 75 years later - at one of the Cold War's most iconic speeches was a...
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"Moby-Dick" was a written by Herman Melville and published in 1851. Nathaniel Philbrick, author of "Why Read Moby-Dick?," discussed his love of the classic novel and its lasting legacy. The Nantucket Historical Association hosted this event, provided the video, and retains copyright of this program. Sponsor: Nantucket Historical Association
Topics: melville, ishmael, nantucket, melville, hawthorne, steinbeck, pollard, essex, new york, ahab,...
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The Lincoln Forum hosted a discussion among current and former college professors on their approaches to teaching Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era. Speakers included Craig Symonds of the U.S. Naval Academy, Jack Davis of Virginia Tech, Caroline Janney of the University of Virginia, Tamika Nunley of Oberlin College and Jonathan White of Christopher Newport University. The Lincoln Forum provided this video. Sponsor: Lincoln Forum (Abraham Lincoln Studies Group)
Topics: craig, virginia, tamika, jack, gettysburg, westminster, missouri, gary gallagher, carrie, uva,...
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Toledo, Ohio is known as the Glass Capital of the World. Julie McMaster, Archivist at the Toledo Museum of Art, explained the role businessman Edward Libbey played in bringing the glass industry to Toledo. Diane Wright, the Museum's Curator of Glass and Decorative Arts, highlighted some of the historic glass pieces in the Museum of Arts' collections. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Local Content Vehicle
Topics: c-span, toledo, toledo, virginia, harvey, new england, george w. bush, iraq, abraham lincoln,...
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On March 5, 1946, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill gave his "Iron Curtain" speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. It was part of the college's Green Foundation lecture series. In 2019, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright delivered the 59th Green Foundation lecture on challenges to democracies in the 21st century. Westminster College provided the video. Sponsor: Westminster College (Fulton, MO)
Topics: europe, russia, albright, truman, missouri, nato, czechoslovakia, clinton, china, england,...
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Ms. Soames talked about her book, Winston and Clementine: The Personal Letters of the Churchills, published by Houghton Mifflin. The book examines the personal letters of the Churchills evoking the times, places and people they were surrounded by and provides intimate insights to the great political and social changes of the times. Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: randolph, london, chartwell, clementine, england, johnny, martin gilbert, russia, fulton, missouri,...
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Firearms expert George Dillman explained the evolution of rifles and carbines ("CAR"-"beans)" used during World Wars I & II. He discussed more than 20 firearms of the era, detailing the manufacturing history and innovations of each weapon. The Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming hosted this event and provided the video. Sponsor: Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Topics: mauser, germany, italy, remington, czechoslovakia, springfield, martinique, paul, navy, britain,...
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In this program from the 2009 bicentennial year of Abraham Lincoln's birth, Philip Kunhardt III talked about "the story of the story" -- how the slain president's legend took shape from the time of his 1865 assassination to the 1926 death of his eldest son, Robert Todd Lincoln. Mr. Kunhardt is a co-author of "Looking for Lincoln: The Making of an American Icon." The National Archives hosted this event and provided the video. Sponsor: National Archives and Records...
Topics: lincoln, abraham lincoln, springfield, washington, frederick douglass, lincoln, robert, illinois,...
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Elizabeth Powel's political salons attracted, among others, constitutional convention delegates to her Philadelphia home. A surviving eight-page letter provides a glimpse into her role as confidante to her friend George Washington: She implored him to stand for a second term as president, though he had expressed his own doubts. Mount Vernon reference librarian Samantha Snyder and Kayla Anthony, Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks executive director, talked about her influence...
Topics: washington, philadelphia, elizabeth, kayla, powell, vernon, samuel powell, samuel, elizabeth...
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Pravina Shukla, author of "Costume: Performing Identities Through Dress" discussed the personal motivations and objectives of living history professionals and hobbyists. Using examples from Colonial Williamsburg and Civil War battlefield reenactments, she explored how history is interpreted through period costumes. The Library of Congress American Folklife Center hosted this 2016 event and provided the video. Sponsor: Library of Congress | American Folklife Center
Topics: williamsburg, virginia, colonial williamsburg, terry, sarah, james, pickett, gettysburg, frank,...
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Bruce Goldfarb, author of "18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics," showed several dollhouse-sized crime scenes that are used for training classes in the Chief Medical Examiner's Office of Maryland. He also tells the story of Frances Glessner Lee, who constructed the scenes in the mid-1940s at Harvard University, and who helped pioneer the science of crime scene investigation. Sponsor: C-SPAN | American History TV
Topics: boston, francis, george mcgrath, smithsonian, baltimore, harvard, judson, frances glessner, francis...
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In the early 19th century both Ohio and the territory of Michigan fought over the right to claim Toledo. Historian Tedd Long explained what led to the boundary dispute over the city and why the area was so hotly contested. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Local Content Vehicle
Topics: michigan, ohio, toledo, aol, miami
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In honor of the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill's famous "Iron Curtain" speech, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher compared the international situations in 1946 and 1996. She emphasized the duality between optimism and uncertainty in the post World War Two world and the post Cold War world. Sponsor: Westminster College (Fulton, MO)
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[LIVE] From Fulton, Missouri's Westminster College, National Churchill Museum director Timothy Riley talks about Winston Churchill's iconic Cold War "Iron Curtain" speech, delivered there in 1946. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal,C-SPAN | American History TV
Topics: europe, britain, truman, fulton, harry truman, china, germany, westminster, missouri, churchill,...
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Former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev delivered the 46th John Findley Green Foundation Lecture on global foreign policy at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, one of several stops on Mr. Gorbachev's tour of the United States. Sponsor: Westminster College (Fulton, MO)
Topics: united nations, westminster, fulton, un, ussr, yugoslavia, korea, the caucasus
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Members of the Marian Cheek Jackson Center discussed Chapel Hill's Civil Rights history, including the Chapel Hill Nine sit-in on February 28, 1960. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Local Content Vehicle
Topics: bruce, franklin, marion cheek jackson, westminster
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Former President Ronald Reagan spoke at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, where Winston Churchill delivered his "Iron Curtain" speech on March 5, 1946. President Reagan's remarks were at the dedication of "Breakthrough," a sculpture created from pieces of the Berlin Wall by artist Edwina Sandys, granddaughter of Winston Churchill. Westminster College provided this video. Sponsor: Westminster College (Fulton, MO)
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Former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev delivered the 46th John Findley Green Foundation Lecture on global foreign policy at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, one of several stops on Mr. Gorbachev's tour of the United States. Sponsor: Westminster College (Fulton, MO)
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Ms. Soames talked about her book, Winston and Clementine: The Personal Letters of the Churchills, published by Houghton Mifflin. The book examines the personal letters of the Churchills evoking the times, places and people they were surrounded by and provides intimate insights to the great political and social changes of the times. Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: randolph, london, russia, england, johnny, tehran, truman, berke, france, sarah, martin gilbert,...
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Former President Ronald Reagan spoke at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, where Winston Churchill delivered his "Iron Curtain" speech on March 5, 1946. President Reagan's remarks were at the dedication of "Breakthrough," a sculpture created from pieces of the Berlin Wall by artist Edwina Sandys, granddaughter of Winston Churchill. Westminster College provided this video. Sponsor: Westminster College (Fulton, MO)
Topics: berlin, europe, germany, harry truman, westminster, fulton, moscow, nato, edwina, missouri, hitler,...
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On March 5, 1946, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill gave his "Iron Curtain" speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. It was part of the college's Green Foundation lecture series. In 2019, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright delivered the 59th Green Foundation lecture on challenges to democracies in the 21st century. Westminster College provided the video. Sponsor: Westminster College (Fulton, MO)
Topics: europe, russia, missouri, truman, czechoslovakia, china, harry truman, westminster, nato, berlin,...
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In honor of the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill's famous "Iron Curtain" speech, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher compared the international situations in 1946 and 1996. She emphasized the duality between optimism and uncertainty in the post World War Two world and the post Cold War world. Sponsor: Westminster College (Fulton, MO)
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Former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev delivered the 46th John Findley Green Foundation Lecture on global foreign policy at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, one of several stops on Mr. Gorbachev's tour of the United States. Sponsor: Westminster College (Fulton, MO)
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Author Craig Symonds talked about the contemporary allies and enemies of Confederate General Joseph Johnston, highlighting his rocky relationship with Confederate President Jefferson Davis. This talk was part of Pamplin Historical Park's symposium called "Generals We Love to Hate" looking at some of the more controversial military leaders of the Civil War. Sponsor: Pamplin Historical Park and National Museum of the Civil War Soldier
Topics: johnston, davis, sherman, johnson, jefferson davis, richmond, joe johnston, pemberton, virginia,...
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University of Virginia professor Elizabeth Varon talked about former Confederate General James Longstreet and his reputation after the Civil War. She described how Longstreet joined the Republican Party during Reconstruction and often had to defend his military service to other former Confederates who suggested he was a traitor to the South for his views and politics. Sponsor: University of Virginia | Nau (John L.) Center for Civil War History
Topics: new orleans, johnson, louisiana, new york, virginia, james longstreet, robert e. lee, lincoln,...
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Matt Atkinson, a Gettysburg National Military Park ranger, discussed the post war life of former Confederate General Robert E. Lee. He highlighted Lee's efforts to promote a reconciliatory attitude among southerners and his time as president of Washington College, now known as Washington & Lee University. This talk was recorded in January 2015 by the National Park Service. Sponsor: Gettysburg National Military Park
Topics: robert e. lee, washington, richmond, lee, virginia, appomattox, lexington, johnson, gettysburg,...
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Author and historian Gary Gallagher discusses the wartime experience of Confederate General Edward Porter Alexander, who early in the Civil War served on the staff of Robert E. Lee and other top Confederate generals before becoming the South's most noted artillery officer. Professor Gallagher also looks at Alexander's career after the Civil War and talks about the importance of his memoirs for historians. This event took place at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond. Sponsor: Virginia...
Topics: alexander, virginia, gettysburg, jackson, richmond, porter alexander, porter, r.e. lee, soviet...
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Author Craig Symonds talked about the contemporary allies and enemies of Confederate General Joseph Johnston, highlighting his rocky relationship with Confederate President Jefferson Davis. This talk was part of Pamplin Historical Park's symposium called "Generals We Love to Hate" looking at some of the more controversial military leaders of the Civil War. Sponsor: Pamplin Historical Park and National Museum of the Civil War Soldier
Topics: johnston, sherman, davis, richmond, jefferson davis, joe johnston, virginia, atlanta, tennessee,...
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University of Virginia Commonwealth professor Kathryn Shively Meier discusses Jubal Early's experiences as a Confederate general, focusing on his loss to Union General Philip Sheridan during the 1864 Shenandoah Campaign. She also analyzes Early's memoirs and explores how he attempted to rehabilitate his reputation after the Civil War. This talk was part of a conference hosted by the University of Virginia's Center for Civil War History. Sponsor: University of Virginia | Nau (John L.) Center for...
Topics: virginia, sheridan, jubal, the valley, c-span, cooke, canada, jackson, soviet union, shenandoah...
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Sponsor: Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation
Topics: virginia, gettysburg, jackson, appomattox, duval, washington, atlanta, reagan, robert e. lee,...
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University of Virginia professor Elizabeth Varon talked about former Confederate General James Longstreet and his reputation after the Civil War. She described how Longstreet joined the Republican Party during Reconstruction and often had to defend his military service to other former Confederates who suggested he was a traitor to the South for his views and politics. Sponsor: University of Virginia | Nau (John L.) Center for Civil War History
Topics: new orleans, johnson, robert e. lee, louisiana, longstreet, appomattox, virginia, james longstreet,...
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Matt Atkinson, a Gettysburg National Military Park ranger, discussed the post war life of former Confederate General Robert E. Lee. He highlighted Lee's efforts to promote a reconciliatory attitude among southerners and his time as president of Washington College, now known as Washington & Lee University. This talk was recorded in January 2015 by the National Park Service. Sponsor: Gettysburg National Military Park
Topics: robert e. lee, washington, richmond, pickett, virginia, savannah, moseby, gettysburg, lee, george...
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Author and historian Gary Gallagher discusses the wartime experience of Confederate General Edward Porter Alexander, who early in the Civil War served on the staff of Robert E. Lee and other top Confederate generals before becoming the South's most noted artillery officer. Professor Gallagher also looks at Alexander's career after the Civil War and talks about the importance of his memoirs for historians. This event took place at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond. Sponsor: Virginia...
Topics: alexander, virginia, gettysburg, porter, jackson, richmond, r.e. lee, porter alexander, robert e....
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Author Craig Symonds talked about the contemporary allies and enemies of Confederate General Joseph Johnston, highlighting his rocky relationship with Confederate President Jefferson Davis. This talk was part of Pamplin Historical Park's symposium called "Generals We Love to Hate" looking at some of the more controversial military leaders of the Civil War. Sponsor: Pamplin Historical Park and National Museum of the Civil War Soldier
Topics: johnston, davis, sherman, richmond, joe johnston, johnson, virginia, jefferson davis, atlanta,...
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University of Virginia Commonwealth professor Kathryn Shively Meier discusses Jubal Early's experiences as a Confederate general, focusing on his loss to Union General Philip Sheridan during the 1864 Shenandoah Campaign. She also analyzes Early's memoirs and explores how he attempted to rehabilitate his reputation after the Civil War. This talk was part of a conference hosted by the University of Virginia's Center for Civil War History. Sponsor: University of Virginia | Nau (John L.) Center for...
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Matt Atkinson, a Gettysburg National Military Park ranger, discussed the post war life of former Confederate General Robert E. Lee. He highlighted Lee's efforts to promote a reconciliatory attitude among southerners and his time as president of Washington College, now known as Washington & Lee University. This talk was recorded in January 2015 by the National Park Service. Sponsor: Gettysburg National Military Park
Topics: robert e. lee, richmond, virginia, appomattox, washington, house, matthew brady
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Author and historian Gary Gallagher discusses the wartime experience of Confederate General Edward Porter Alexander, who early in the Civil War served on the staff of Robert E. Lee and other top Confederate generals before becoming the South's most noted artillery officer. Professor Gallagher also looks at Alexander's career after the Civil War and talks about the importance of his memoirs for historians. This event took place at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond. Sponsor: Virginia...
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Author Craig Symonds talked about the contemporary allies and enemies of Confederate General Joseph Johnston, highlighting his rocky relationship with Confederate President Jefferson Davis. This talk was part of Pamplin Historical Park's symposium called "Generals We Love to Hate" looking at some of the more controversial military leaders of the Civil War. Sponsor: Pamplin Historical Park and National Museum of the Civil War Soldier
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University of Virginia Commonwealth professor Kathryn Shively Meier discusses Jubal Early's experiences as a Confederate general, focusing on his loss to Union General Philip Sheridan during the 1864 Shenandoah Campaign. She also analyzes Early's memoirs and explores how he attempted to rehabilitate his reputation after the Civil War. This talk was part of a conference hosted by the University of Virginia's Center for Civil War History. Sponsor: University of Virginia | Nau (John L.) Center for...
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Sponsor: Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation
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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) joined a panel on the balance of power in the House, and the role of Donald Trump in the Republican party, at the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held in Orlando, Florida. Sponsor: Conservative Political Action Conference
Topics: kevin mccarthy, nancy pelosi, donald trump, china, florida, american conservative union, trump,...
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The superintendents of the country's three service academies testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense about efforts to modernize West Point, the Naval Academy and the Air Force Academy. The leaders of each of the academies answered various questions about how they are addressing issues such as the coronavirus pandemic, sexual assault and harassment, mental health and suicide prevention, diversifying employee and cadet populations, and modernizing facilities. Sponsor:...
Topics: naval academy, navy, williams, clark, annapolis, air force academy, carter, brown, united states...
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Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivered his first major speech on U.S. foreign policy priorities at the State Department. In his remarks, he talked about the intersection of domestic and foreign policy priorities like climate change, immigration, and the economy. Secretary Blinken said the world was watching to see if U.S. democracy was resilient and he pledged to bring non-partisanship back to foreign policy. Sponsor: Department of State
Topics: biden, china, james, robertson, robert e. lee, virginia, russia
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Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN), chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee, talked 2022 midterm elections with Politico. Topics included former President Trump's role in the party, election strategy and having good candidates to beat Democrats. Sponsor: Politico.com | Playbook
Topics: trump, eugene, nrcc, tom emmer, emmer, georgia, gop, politico, kevin mccarthy, nancy pelosi,...
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The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) hosted a virtual discussion with former U.S. Reps. Tom Graves (R-GA) and Brian Baird (D-WA) on efforts to modernize Congress. Rep. Graves, who previously served as vice chair of the Modernization of Congress Committee, outlined recommendations for improving the continuity and capacity of Congress. Other topics included congressional staffing challenges, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and improving the budget process. The former lawmakers were...
Topics: brian, washington, kevin, derek, tom, john, brian baird, zach, d.c., virginia, tom graves, american...
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The president's nominees to lead the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) appeared before the Senate Banking Committee for a confirmation hearing. Gary Gensler, the nominee to chair the SEC and Rohit Chopra, the director nominee for the CFPB answered lawmakers' questions on a variety of topics for a little more than three hours. Topics included cryptocurrency, corporations disclosing political spending, student loan debt and consumer...
Topics: sec, chopra, mr. chopra, toomey, mr. gensler, mr. guentzler, s.e.c., ftc, brown, maryland, scott,...
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[LIVE] A House Ways & Means subcommittee meets to discuss reauthorization of the Trade Adjustment Assistance program. Sponsor: House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade
Topics: taa, oregon, spriggs, virginia, biden, mr. otto, china, buchanan, pennsylvania, davis, the afl-cio,...
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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...
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University of Texas at Austin professor Madeline Hsu taught a class about the 1965 Immigration Act and current immigration demographics. She described how the number and country of origin for immigrants, visa holders, and refugees has changed over the past 50 years. Sponsor: University of Texas at Austin,Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
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University of North Florida professor David Courtwright taught a class about changes in immigration demographics and the rise of nativism in the early 20th century. Sponsor: University of North Florida
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This 1980 film on immigration was directed by Robert Newman and funded by the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries, which was associated with the United Church of Christ. It includes audio recordings of Americans expressing opinions in favor of and against immigration, and scenes of the U.S.- Mexico border, immigrants in New York City, and a Cuban refugee camp in Pennsylvania. Sponsor: United Church Board for Homeland Ministries
Topics: c-span, mexico, virginia
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Author Jia Lynn Yang discussed her book "One Mighty and Irresistible Tide," which looks at the evolution of U.S. policy since the Immigration Act of 1924. Ms. Yang examined the racial, economic and moral debates leading up to the passage of that law, and how those factors influenced immigration legislation throughout the 20th century. This event took place online due to the coronavirus pandemic and the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth provided the video. Sponsor: World...
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National Park Service Ranger Peter Urban gives a tour of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum in New York City and shows how some 12 million immigrants were processed in the facility. The tour includes archival photographs and films of the immigrant experience. Sponsor: C-SPAN | American History TV,Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Topics: ellis island, ellis, new york, europe, c-span, dallas
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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...
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Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith was interviewed by Brookings Institution President John Allen at a virtual conference on leadership hosted by the Brookings Institution and George Washington's Mount Vernon. Sponsor: Brookings Institution,Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens
Topics: microsoft, washington, brad, pacific, c-span, china
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The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a virtual hearing on disinformation and extremism in the media. Witnesses included journalist Soledad O'Brien, Columbia University professor Emily Bell, George Washington University professor Jonathan Turley and Marked By COVID Co-Founder Kristin Danielle Urquiza. Sponsor: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
Topics: turley, msnbc, brian, russia, mr. turley, ms. o'brien, china, washington, trump, unmute, fbi,...
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The superintendents of the country's three service academies testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense about efforts to modernize West Point, the Naval Academy and the Air Force Academy. The leaders of each of the academies answered various questions about how they are addressing issues such as the coronavirus pandemic, sexual assault and harassment, mental health and suicide prevention, diversifying employee and cadet populations, and modernizing facilities. Sponsor:...
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[LIVE] National security and counterterrorism officials testify before two Senate committees about intelligence gathering related to the January 6 U.S. Capitol attack. Sponsor: Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee,Senate Rules and Administration Committee
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[LIVE] Space Force Commander Gen. John Raymond speaks about the department's future missions and accomplishments in its first year as a miiltary branch. Sponsor: National Press Club
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Peggy Grande, who worked for former President Ronald Reagan after he left the White House and returned to California, talked about her book The President Will See You Now: My Stories and Lessons from Ronald Reagan's Final Years, in which she recalls her ten years with the former president and remembers the late president's personal and professional relationships. Sponsor: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Topics: ronald reagan, reagan, gorbachev, peggy, white house, margaret thatcher, google, nancy reagan,...
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Chase Untermeyer, author of When Things Went Right: The Dawn of the Reagan-Bush Administration, and Jonathan Darman, author of Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America, talked about their books. They spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 2014 Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 25-26 at the State Capitol and surrounding grounds in Austin. Sponsor: Texas Book Festival
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Peggy Grande, who worked for former President Ronald Reagan after he left the White House and returned to California, talked about her book The President Will See You Now: My Stories and Lessons from Ronald Reagan's Final Years, in which she recalls her ten years with the former president and remembers the late president's personal and professional relationships. Sponsor: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Topics: ronald reagan, reagan, gorbachev, peggy, white house, margaret thatcher, google, nancy reagan,...
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Chase Untermeyer, author of When Things Went Right: The Dawn of the Reagan-Bush Administration, and Jonathan Darman, author of Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America, talked about their books. They spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 2014 Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 25-26 at the State Capitol and surrounding grounds in Austin. Sponsor: Texas Book Festival
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Jeffrey Engel talked about his book "When the World Seemed New," in which he examines George H.W. Bush's foreign policy initiatives at the start of the post-Cold War world. Sponsor: Southern Methodist University | Center for Presidential History
Topics: europe, bush, reagan, george bush, berlin, george h. w. bush, china, gorbachev, germany, ronald...
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