Churchill, America, and the Great War

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June 10th, 2017
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John H. Maurer
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To mark the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into the First World War, military historian John H. Maurer examines the views of Winston Churchill on the American contribution to winning the war.

Duration: 1:26:36

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An Evening with Leon Botstein and Barbara Haskell: WWI and American Art

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May 30th, 2017
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Leon Botstein
Barbara Haskell
Dale Gregory (moderator)
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Join us for a unique experience with musical historian Leon Botstein and renowned curator and art historian Barbara Haskell as they discuss how the massive devastation of the First World War influenced American art, culture, and music.

Duration: 59:19

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The Future of the Supreme Court

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May 25th, 2017
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Akhil Reed Amar
Jeffrey Rosen
Marcia Coyle (moderator)
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Join us for an engrossing talk on the future of the Supreme Court and learn how a new configuration of the judicial power will shape the country for years to come.

Duration: 1:01:25

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The American Republic: Fragile Beginnings

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May 23rd, 2017
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Carol Berkin
Gordon S. Wood (moderator)
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Discover how Federalists George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and John Adams ensured America’s survival and inspired the rise of nationalism in the United States.

Duration: 1:02:55

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt: His Place in History

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May 13th, 2017
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William E. Leuchtenburg
Geoffrey C. Ward
Douglas Brinkley
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Historians explain how Roosevelt forever altered the social and economic fabric of the United States and explore the 32nd President’s enduring legacy in American history.

Duration: 1:34:07

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The Battle for New York: Rallying and Rioting, Tammany and Terrorism

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May 4th, 2017
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Barnet Schecter
John Strausbaugh
Richard Brookhiser (moderator)
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Experts illuminate New York City’s response to the national upheaval of the Civil War.

Duration: 1:02:33

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Churchill, Roosevelt & Company

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May 3rd, 2017
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Lewis E. Lehrman
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Explore the intimate history behind one of the most significant diplomatic endeavors of the 20th century: the alliance between Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill.

Duration: 1:00:15

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Dolley Madison and the White House

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April 26th, 2017
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Carol Berkin
Cokie Roberts
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Experts reveal the groundbreaking story of Dolley Madison’s influence on the American presidency and revolutionized the role of First Lady.

Duration: 1:02:38

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Sherman vs. Johnston: The Last Surrender

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April 18th, 2017
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John F. Marszalek
Craig L. Symonds
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Experts discuss the moment just three weeks after Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox and two weeks after Booth killed Lincoln, when General Johnston surrendered the rest of the Confederate army to William Tecumseh Sherman.

Duration: 1:00:43

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Leaders in War: Admiral Lord Nelson

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April 12th, 2017
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Andrew Roberts
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Historian Andrew Roberts explores the life and leadership of Admiral Lord Nelson, arguably Britain’s greatest naval hero and the victor of many battles against Napoleonic France.

Duration: 48:34

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