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    Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and Emancipation

    Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and Emancipation

    January 11, 2020 - Experts David W. Blight, Edna Greene Medford, and Harold Holzer discuss how Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln contributed to the cause of Black freedom.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Brown v. Board of Education at 65

    Brown v. Board of Education at 65

    December 11, 2019 - Professor Randall Kennedy discusses the successes, failures, and legacy of the cornerstone Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education on it’s 65th anniversary.

    • 1 hr
    FDR and Pearl Harbor: The Road to War

    FDR and Pearl Harbor: The Road to War

    December 7, 2019 - Historian John H. Maurer discusses President Roosevelt’s reaction to Pearl Harbor and the lead up to the American entrance into World War II.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Hope and History: A Memoir of Tumultuous Times

    Hope and History: A Memoir of Tumultuous Times

    December 3, 2019 - Ambassador vanden Heuvel discusses his life and his career as a public servant with his daughter Katrina vanden Heuvel.

    • 58 min
    Give Me Liberty: A History of America's Exceptional Idea

    Give Me Liberty: A History of America's Exceptional Idea

    November 7, 2019 - Richard Brookhiser discusses documents essential to America’s identity with legal expert Akhil Reed Amar.

    • 58 min
    Religious Liberty and the American Constitution

    Religious Liberty and the American Constitution

    November 9, 2019 - Legal experts Akhil Reed Amar, Eddie S. Glaude Jr., and Marcia Coyle discuss the history and current state of religious freedoms in the United States.

    • 1 hr 24 min

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4.3 out of 5
118 Ratings

118 Ratings

Crixus1518 ,

Great talks, but...

For a lot of these talks, it’s not clear who is moderating and who is speaking. There is no introduction and it’s not listen in the description. Would be great to fix that!

Hukt On Fonix ,

Based upon this..

The speech on Adolf Hitler is fantastic.

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