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  • District of Columbia Emancipation Act of 1862
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    District of Columbia Emancipation Act of 1862

    Historians discussed the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act of April 16, 1862. The act freed about 3,100 slaves in the nation’s capital and compensated owners up to $300 for…

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  • Economics of Slavery
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    Economics of Slavery

    Author Daina Ramey Berry talked about her book, The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation. This interview was recorded…

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  • Interpreting Slavery at Colonial Williamsburg
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    Interpreting Slavery at Colonial Williamsburg

    Former Colonial Williamsburg interpreters talked about bringing African-American stories to life, and about how they felt compelled to tell their ancestors' stories appropriately. Panelists…

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  • World War II Soviet Army
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    World War II Soviet Army

    Living history hobbyist Craig Hall portrays a Soviet Cavalry officer and discusses the role of the Soviet Union in World War II. Appearing at the annual Army Heritage Days event in…

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  • FDR and the Final Years of World War II 194345
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    FDR and the Final Years of World War II, 1943-45

    Historian Nigel Hamilton talked about the last book in his trilogy profiling President Franklin D. Roosevelt at war. War and Peace: FDR’s Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945 covers…

    491 views
  • World War II and Innovations in Art
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    World War II and Innovations in Art

    Lycée Français de New York bilingual school history teacher Rachelle Friedman gave an illustrated talk about innovations in art during World War II. She discussed and showed examples of…

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  • World War II Clothes Rationing and Fashion Innovations
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    World War II Clothes Rationing and Fashion Innovations

    Poquoson High School, Virginia history teacher Becky Morrison and social studies teacher Irene Winchester gave an illustrated talk about World War II and clothes rationing. They explored…

    192 views
  • Civil War Letters
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    Civil War Letters

    University of Georgia Professor Stephen Berry discussed his work on the digital history project, “Private Voices,” which gathers, transcribes, and digitizes letters written during the Civil…

    513 views
  • National History Day  Katherine Johnson A Quiet Triumph in a White Mans World
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    National History Day - Katherine Johnson, A Quiet Triumph in a White Man's World

    Cathy Gorn described the National History Day contest. Then, two seventh grade students from Cleveland, Ohio’s, Birchwood School of Hawken presented a 10-minute performance titled, “Katherine Johnson:…

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    Surprise, Kill, Vanish

    Investigative journalist Annie Jacobsen talked about CIA covert operations from the Cold War to the present.

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  • Washington Journal Mary Louise Roberts Discusses Her Book About DDay Through the Eyee of French Citizens
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    Author Mary Louise Roberts on D-Day and French Citizens

    Mary Louise Roberts, author of D-Day Through French Eyes: Normandy 1944, talked about the 75th anniversary on June 6, 2019 of the World War II D-Day invasion of Normandy, France. On that day in…

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  • Washington Journal Alex Kershaw Discusses the 75th Anniversary of the DDay Invasion
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    Author Alex Kershaw on D-Day 75th Anniversary

    Alex Kershaw, author of The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led The Way to Victory in World War II, talked about the 75th anniversary on June 6, 2019, of the World War II D-Day invasion of…

    874 views
  • George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower
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    George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower

    Historian David Mills discussed the World War II military partnership between the U.S. Army’s chief of staff George Marshall and General Dwight D. Eisenhower and examined their tactical…

    336 views
  • Declaration of Independence Global Legacy
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    Declaration of Independence Global Legacy

    University of Maryland History Professor Richard Bell talked about the Declaration of Independence, its origins, purpose, and global significance during and after the American Revolution.…

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  • Senate Finance Committee Tribute
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    Senate Finance Committee Tribute

    The U.S. Capitol Historical Society hosted a tribute to the Senate Finance Committee. Present and past members discussed the committee’s purpose and work since it was formally created in…

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  • House Leadership Election History
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    House Leadership Election History

    Matthew Green explained how members of Congress choose their party leaders. He looked at past elections and voting patterns, and the key factors that swung votes. He is the co-author of…

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  • Political Career of Senator Burton K Wheeler
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    Political Career of Senator Burton K. Wheeler

    Journalist Marc Johnson gave an illustrated talk about U.S. Senator Burton K. Wheeler (D-Montana), who served from 1923 to 1947. He’s known for being a prosecutor in the 1920s Teapot Dome oil scandal, and…

    178 views
  • National History Day  The Ghost Army
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    National History Day - The Ghost Army

    Lakeridge Junior High student Madeline Christianson talked about her award-winning exhibit on the Ghost Army of World War II at National History Day in College Park, Maryland.

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    The Girls Next Door

    Texas Christian University Professor Kara Dixon Vuic talked about her book, The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines in which she provided a history of the women who…

    873 views
  • emCommunists on Campusem
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    Communists on Campus

    Hosted by former U.S. Representative Walter Judd (R-Minnesota), this film takes a critical look at a July 1969 Revolutionary Conference held in Oakland, California, and other protests that Judd argues…

    123 views
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