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American History TV viewers join students in the classroom to hear lectures on campuses across the country, on topics ranging from the American Revolution to 9-11.

American History TV viewers join students in the classroom to hear lectures on campuses across the country, on topics ranging from the American Revolution to 9-11.
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Washington, DC

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C-SPAN

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American History TV viewers join students in the classroom to hear lectures on campuses across the country, on topics ranging from the American Revolution to 9-11.

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@cspan

Language:

English

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400 North Capitol Street NW Suite 650 Washington DC 20001 202-737-3220


Episodes

John Rawls and Modern American Liberalism

9/22/2018
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Garrett Sheldon of the University of Virginia's College at Wise teaches a class on the political philosopher John Rawls and his 1971 book, [A Theory of Justice], which has heavily influenced the ideas behind modern American liberalism.

Duration:01:08:50

Aid Societies for Civil War Union Troops

9/15/2018
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Hillsdale College professor David Raney teaches a class about Civil War-era aid societies that supported Union troops. He highlights the work of the U.S. Sanitary Commission and the U.S. Christian Commission.

Duration:00:57:28

Immigration Policy Since 1965

9/8/2018
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University of Texas at Austin Professor Madeline Hsu teaches a class about the 1965 Immigration Act and current immigration demographics.

Duration:01:37:19

Pre-Civil War Anti-Slavery Movement

9/1/2018
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Colorado State University-Pueblo professor Matt Harris teaches a class about the anti-slavery movement before the Civil War.

Duration:00:51:29

Post-Vietnam War Refugees

8/25/2018
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University of Michigan professor Melissa Borja teaches a class about Southeast Asian migration to the United States and post-Vietnam War refugees.

Duration:01:10:33

African American Women and the Civil Rights Movement

8/24/2018
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University of Delaware professor Tiffany Gill teaches a class about the role of African American women in the Civil Rights Movement.

Duration:01:01:16

President Johnson and the Vietnam War in 1968

8/23/2018
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Arizona State University professor Kyle Longley teaches a class on President Lyndon Johnson and the Vietnam War in 1968.

Duration:01:17:48

African Americans During Reconstruction

8/22/2018
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Brandeis University professor Abigail Cooper teaches a class on African Americans during the Reconstruction era, looking at how former slaves strove for economic rights and full citizenship, including the right to vote.

Duration:00:48:25

Conspiracy Culture in Modern American Society

8/20/2018
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Indiana University Bloomington professor Stephen Andrews teaches a class about conspiracy culture in American history.

Duration:01:31:59

Conspiracy Culture in American History

8/20/2018
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Indiana University Bloomington professor Stephen Andrews teaches a class about conspiracy culture in American history.

Duration:01:23:00

Environmental Movement and Litigation

8/18/2018
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Rutgers University professor Jefferson Decker teaches a class on the history of the environmental movement and laws and litigation regarding natural resources.

Duration:01:06:21

Honor, Dueling, and Slavery in the Antebellum South

8/4/2018
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Suffolk University professor Kenneth S. Greenberg teaches a class on role of honor and dueling in the lives of slave masters in the antebellum South.

Duration:01:08:47

The Vietnam War, 1965-75

7/21/2018
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San Diego State University professor Pierre Asselin teaches a class on the Vietnam War, looking at the conflict from U.S. escalation in 1965 to the fall of Saigon in 1975.

Duration:01:17:15

Historical Interpretations of Reconstruction

7/14/2018
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University of Connecticut professor Manisha Sinha teaches a class about the Reconstruction Era after the Civil War, outlining the different ways historians have interpreted the period.

Duration:01:19:15

1840s Popular Culture

6/30/2018
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Texas A&M University professor Lorien Foote teaches a class about popular culture during the 1840s.

Duration:00:47:56

Vietnam War's "Operation Rolling Thunder"

6/23/2018
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Douglas Kennedy of the U.S. Air Force Academy teaches a class on Vietnam's War's "Operation Rolling Thunder" air campaign, which took place from 1965-68.

Duration:00:52:28

Public Lands and the Law in the Early Republic

6/16/2018
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Duke University professor Laura Edwards teaches a class on public lands and the law in the early American Republic.

Duration:01:15:42

1970s Conservative Movement and Foreign Policy

6/9/2018
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Princeton University professor Julian Zelizer teaches a class on the growth of conservative influence over U.S. foreign policy in the 1970s.

Duration:00:51:00

Late-19th Century Development of Skyscrapers

6/2/2018
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Washington University in St. Louis professors Margaret Garb and Eric Mumford teach a class about the development of skyscrapers in the late-19th century.

Duration:01:09:42

Food and War

5/26/2018
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American University professor Johanna Mendelson Forman teaches a class on food and how disruptions in agricultural production and supply -- whether by natural or man-man causes -- can be a catalyst to war.

Duration:01:32:17