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Nationalism in the Modern Era

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February 19th, 2019
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Yoram Hazony
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Yoram Hazony discusses his take on the positive attributes of the historic and contemporary nationalist movements.

Duration: 53:01

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The Outbreak of World War II: 80 Years Later

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February 16th, 2019
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Speaker: 
John H. Maurer
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: Historian John H. Maurer discusses how one of history’s deadliest wars began and how Western democracies came to confront Adolf Hitler and the threat of global fascism. 

Duration: 01:30:21

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Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America

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February 13th, 2019
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Speaker: 
Martha S. Jones
Eric Foner (moderator)
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Historians Martha S. Jones and Eric Foner discuss how free African American activists fought for citizenship in the decades before the Civil War.

Duration: 54:12

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The Lincoln Legacy

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February 12th, 2019
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Speaker: 
Harold Holzer
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Abraham Lincoln expert Harold Holzer discusses our 16th president’s legacy, both in the years immediately following his assassination and today.

Duration: 57:50

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Immigration and the Constitution

Event date: 
February 7th, 2019
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Speaker: 
Cristina Rodriguez
Akhil Reed Amar
Denny Chin (moderator)
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Legal experts Cristina Rodriguez and Akhil Reed Amar speak with Judge Denny Chin about the history of immigration law in the United States, as well as their families’ personal immigration stories.

Duration: 01:00:14

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The First Amendment

Event date: 
February 5th, 2019
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Speaker: 
Amy Adler
Nadine Strossen
Akhil Reed Amar (moderator)
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Legal experts Amy Adler, Nadine Strossen, and Akhil Reed Amar discuss the first amendment, and why this basic constitutional right has been subject to so much controversy and varying interpretation.

Duration: 59:41

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The Rule of Law

Event date: 
February 2nd, 2019
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Speaker: 
Linda Greenhouse
Robert Post
Kenji Yoshino
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Legal experts Linda Greenhouse, Robert Post, and Kenji Yoshino discuss the nature of the rule of law and explore how norms, culture, and community interact with formal legal doctrine.

Duration: 01:28:21

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Victory City: New York and World War II

Event date: 
March 19th, 2019
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Speaker: 
John Strausbaugh
Richard Brookhiser (moderator)
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John Strausbaugh, in conversation with Richard Brookhiser, discusses the history of New York City during World War II.

Duration: 57:18

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First: Sandra Day O’Connor

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March 18th, 2019
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Speaker: 
Evan Thomas
Akhil Reed Amar (moderator)
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Evan Thomas and Akhil Reed Amar discuss the life and legacy of the first female Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Sandra Day O’Connor.

Duration: 58:43

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Searching for World Order: America, China, Russia, Iran

Event date: 
March 14th, 2019
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Speaker: 
Stephen Kotkin
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Professor Stephen Kotkin discusses the complicated geopolitical conflicts of the 21st century involving the U.S., China, Russia, and Iran.

Duration: 57:23

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