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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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Location:

Washington, DC

Networks:

C-SPAN

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@cspan

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Nuclear Weapons Testing and the Environment

4/21/2018
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Colorado College professor Amy Kohout teaches a class on nuclear weapons testing in the continental U.S. in the 1950s and '60s and how it impacted the environment.

Duration:00:57:08

Post-Civil War Lost Cause Myth

4/14/2018
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University of West Georgia professor Keith Bohannon teaches a class about what's known as the "Lost Cause" myth, the term given to the post-Civil War arguments made by former Confederates seeking to justify their split from the Union and their defeat

Duration:00:57:59

Reconstruction, Moonshine, and NASCAR

3/31/2018
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Tulane University professor Blake Gilpin teaches a class about moonshine drivers and the origins of NASCAR.

Duration:00:51:45

New York City and Broadway in the 1960s

3/24/2018
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Baruch College professors Vincent DiGirolamo & Elizabeth Wollman teach a class about New York City and Broadway in the 1960s.

Duration:01:08:47

Physical Education and Health in Public Schools

3/17/2018
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The New School professor Natalia Mehlman Petrzela teaches a class about the history of health and physical education in the American school system.

Duration:01:24:21

Political Right since the 1960s

3/10/2018
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Emory University professor Joseph Crespino teaches a class on the political right since the 1960s and explores how the Democratic South became solidly Republican.

Duration:01:11:59

Abundance, Wages, and the Great Depression

3/3/2018
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Southern Methodist University professor Alexis McCrossen teaches a class on the abundance of the 1920s and the Great Depression.

Duration:01:16:05

Political Theory and the Early Republic

2/24/2018
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Thomas West, author of [The Political Theory of the American Founding], is a guest speaker in a Georgetown University Law Center course which invites authors to answer student questions about their work.

Duration:01:55:02

Colonial America Before the Revolution

1/13/2018
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Lebanon Valley College professor James Broussard teaches a class on the lead-up to the American Revolution.

Duration:01:06:29

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