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C-SPAN - American History TV - Lectures in History

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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

Abraham Lincoln in Art and Photographs

1/20/2018
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DePaul University professor Mark Pohlad teaches a class on representations of President Abraham Lincoln in art and photographs.

Duration:01:11:49


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


Food During the Great Depression

12/30/2017
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Iowa State University professor Pamela Riney-Kehrberg teaches a class on food during the Great Depression.

Duration:00:50:29


Federal Surveillance and Civil Rights

12/23/2017
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American University lecturer Aaron Bell teaches a class about privacy laws and federal surveillance of civil rights leaders.

Duration:00:47:23


Natural Rights and the Constitution

12/16/2017
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University of Notre Dame professor Vincent Phillip Muñoz teaches a class on some of the intellectual ideas, such as "natural rights," underpinning the American founding and Constitution.

Duration:01:12:13


Lincoln, Antietam and Emancipation

12/9/2017
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University of New Hampshire professor William Harris teaches a class about Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War Battle of Antietam, and the issuing of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862.

Duration:01:16:30


African American Ministers and Politics

12/2/2017
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University of Kansas professor Randal Jelks teaches a class about the role of African American ministers in politics. He describes church boards and programs as ways community members gained experience running for office and organizing.

Duration:01:03:06


U.S. From Reconstruction to the Progressive Era

11/25/2017
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Washington University in St. Louis professor Peter Kastor teaches a class about how the United States changed from Reconstruction to the Progressive Era.

Duration:00:52:04


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