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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

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

California Native Americans and Early 1800s Capitalism

10/14/2017
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Middle Tennessee State University professor Ashley Riley Sousa teaches a class on Native Americans and capitalism in early 19th century California.

Duration: 01:15:32


Landscape Preservation and National Parks

10/7/2017
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Sonoma State University professor Laura Watt teaches a class on the evolution of a national park system and the effort to preserve pristine wilderness.

Duration: 01:10:17


Origins of Environmental Consumerism

9/23/2017
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Temple University professor Andrew Isenberg teaches a class about the rise of the environmental movement in the 1970s and how it impacted consumer and production practices.

Duration: 00:45:17


Ludlow Coal Miners' Strike and Massacre

9/16/2017
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Colorado State University-Pueblo professor Fawn-Amber Montoya teaches a class about the Ludlow coal miners' strike and massacre that took place in the early 20th century in Colorado.

Duration: 00:52:47


Why Hip Hop Began in the Bronx

9/9/2017
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Fordham University professor Mark Naison teaches a class on the history of hip hop and why it originated in the Bronx.

Duration: 00:57:13


1973 Film [Soylent Green] and the Environmental Movement

9/2/2017
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Virginia Commonwealth University professor Emilie Raymond teaches a class on the 1973 film [Soylent Green] and how it reflected the contemporary environmental movement and fears about overpopulation.

Duration: 01:18:29


Korean War and Civil-Military Relations

8/31/2017
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Joseph Glatthaar teaches a class about the Korean War, General Douglas MacArthur's removal from command by President Harry Truman, and civil-military relations.

Duration: 00:55:51


20th Century West and Federal Government

8/30/2017
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Patricia Limerick of the University of Colorado Boulder teaches a class to educators about westward expansion and the closing of the American West in the 20th century.

Duration: 01:27:58


Religion and the American Revolution

8/29/2017
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Jeffry Morrison teaches a class on the role of religion in the American Revolution. He explores the meaning of words or phrases in the Declaration of Independence, such as references to a "Creator," "Supreme Judge," and "divine Providence."

Duration: 01:46:58


Civil War-Era Women and Volunteerism

7/29/2017
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Villanova University professor Judith Giesberg and her class discuss the ways northern middle-class women volunteered during the Civil War. They focus on Louisa May Alcott's time as Civil War nurse chronicled in her book, [Hospital Sketches].

Duration: 01:03:59


20th Century UFO Conspiracies

7/22/2017
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Emory University professor Felix Harcourt teaches a class on how conspiracy theories about UFOs have shaped America culture.

Duration: 01:14:20


Civil War's Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' Battles

7/15/2017
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Appalachian State University professor Judkin Browning teaches a class on the Civil War's 1862 Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' battles.

Duration: 01:17:23


1950s and '60s Counterculture

7/8/2017
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University of Washington professor William Rorabaugh teaches a class on the counterculture of the 1950s and 1960s in America. He compares the literature, clothing, music and world view of the beats and beatniks of the '50s and the hippies of the '60s

Duration: 00:56:20


History of Diet and Nutrition Guidelines

7/1/2017
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Iowa State University professor Ruth MacDonald looks at the history of nutritional standards and government dietary guidelines. She describes the shift from preventing disease to promoting optimum health during the 20th century.

Duration: 01:18:09


Mid-20th Century American Oil Interests

6/24/2017
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University of Notre Dame professor Darren Dochuk teaches a class about mid-20th century American oil interests. He describes the east Texas oil boom and the expansion of U.S. oil businesses abroad to places such as Saudi Arabia and Canada.

Duration: 01:14:29


1950s American Culture

6/17/2017
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Hillsdale College professor Paul Moreno teaches a class on 1950s American culture. He describes how post-World War II society changed due to the Baby Boom, suburbanization, and the emergence of teen culture.

Duration: 01:09:23


D-Day and Omaha Beach

6/3/2017
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University of Kansas professor Adrian Lewis teaches a class about Omaha Beach and the 1944 D-Day landings in Normandy, France, during World War II.

Duration: 00:51:06


Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Presidency

5/27/2017
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Western University in Ontario professors Shauna Devine and Neville Thompson teach a class about President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's time in office.

Duration: 01:50:35


Civil War and Emancipation Policy

5/20/2017
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Georgetown University professor Brian Taylor teaches a class on the military strategy and political policy goals of emancipation during the Civil War.

Duration: 01:10:01


1968 Presidential Election

5/13/2017
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University of Washington professor Margaret O'Mara teaches a class about the 1968 presidential election and the events that affected the outcome.

Duration: 01:07:11

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