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    Ways and Means

    Author Roger Lowenstein talked about how Abraham Lincoln and his secretary of Treasury Salmon Chase worked together to manage the financial front during the Civil War, levying taxes and…

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    April 1945

    Historian Craig Shirley looked at the events of April 1945, which included the final days of World War II in Europe, the deaths of President Franklin Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler, and…

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    Alexander Hamilton and the Early Republic

    Professor Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman talked about Alexander Hamilton’s role in the creation of the federal government. She described how, after the American Revolution, states operated as separate…

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    After Words with Justin Gest

    Will the U.S. face a shift in its majority minority demographics? George Mason University professor Justin Gest looked at six countries that experienced changing demographics in the past and how…

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    Discussion on Critical Race Theory and Victimhood

    The Heritage Foundation’s Jonathan Butcher (Splintered: Critical Race Theory and the Progressive War on Truth) and the American Enterprise Institute’s Ian Rowe (Agency ) discussed their books.…

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    Churchill Today

    Historian Andrew Roberts defended Winston Churchill’s legacy against contemporary criticism. This was a virtual event hosted by the New York Historical Society in New York City.

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    Loudoun County, Virginia, During the Civil War

    Local historians shared stories about Loudoun County, Virginia, during the Civil War. This program was part of a series sponsored by the Loudoun County Museum called “History on Tap.”

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    The Boy General, Francis Barlow

    Historian Joan Waugh talked about the early life, education, and military career of Francis Barlow, known as the Boy General. This program was part of Gettysburg College’s annual Civil War…

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    1939 World's Fair

    Trinity Washington University global affairs professor Allen Pietrobon provided a history of the 1939 World’s Fair in New York City that took place in the lead-up to World War II. The Fair included a…

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    Battle for Paris August 1944 United Newsreel

    U.S. Office of War Information newsreel uses film shot by French resistance fighters to tell the story of the August 25, 1944 liberation of Paris during World War II.

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    Battling Nature in Korea and Vietnam

    Professor Lisa Brady talked about how chemical agents were used during the Korean and Vietnam wars to destroy the landscape and infrastructure. She argued that during this time the U.S. military began…

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    Watching Darkness Fall

    Author David McKean talked about President Franklin Roosevelt’s ambassadors in London, Berlin, Rome, Paris, and Moscow - and how all but one misjudged the rise of Hitler and the Third…

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    Cold War Anti-Communist Trading Cards

    Cold War historian Victoria Phillips explored the anti-communist trading cards that the Bowman Bubblegum Company released in 1951. The 48 cards in the “Fight the Red Menace” series depicted…

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    End of the Cold War and Youth Culture

    Evergreen State College professor Bradley Proctor taught a class about how the end of the Cold War impacted American youth culture in the 1990s.

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    Vietnam War Correspondent Joseph Galloway Oral History Interview

    Joseph Galloway was a correspondent for United Press International during the Vietnam War. He described his time in the war zone including his first day in country. In 1998, Mr. Galloway received…

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    Robert E. Lee - A Life

    Allen Guelzo talked about Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s life from boyhood through the Civil War. The Atlanta History Center hosted this virtual program.

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    Cold War Educational Film

    Professor Karen Rader talked about mid-20th century educational films used to teach students about nuclear warfare and science. During the Cold War, policymakers feared the U.S. population…

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    History of the Cold War and International Relations

    How did the Cold War affect international relations? International Spy Museum director Chris Costa, historian and curator Andrew Hammond, and Pritzker Military Museum and Library curator…

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    Checkmate in Berlin

    Giles Milton discussed post-World War II Berlin and the conflicts that arose between the four Allied countries that controlled sectors of the city. This was a virtual event hosted by…

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    NATO and Russia after the Cold War

    Martin DiCaro, host of the Washington Times “History As It Happens” podcast, talked to Catholic University professor Michael Kimmage about NATO expansion in Eastern Europe, the rise of…

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