Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

Event date: 
October 1st, 2018
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David W. Blight
Eddie S. Glaude Jr. (moderator)
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Historians delve into the life of one of the leading writers, orators, and abolitionists of the 19th century: Frederick Douglass.

Duration: 1:00:56

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Antietam: The Battle for Freedom

Event date: 
September 26th, 2018
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John F. Marszalek
Craig L. Symonds
Harold Holzer (moderator)
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Acclaimed Civil War scholars discuss and debate the military, political, humanitarian, and historical perspectives of a pivotal Civil War conflict: the 1862 Battle of Antietam.

Duration: 56:51

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Racial Terrorism in the Jim Crow South

Event date: 
September 25th, 2018
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Manisha Sinha
Brent Staples (moderator)
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Historian Manisha Sinha and journalist Brent Staples discuss how the South continued to perpetuate the disenfranchisement and oppression of African Americans in the years following the Civil War.

Duration: 59:31

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Should I Say Yes or Should I Say No? How to Detect and Prevent Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

Event date: 
November 27th, 2018
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Gideon Rothschild
Barbara Sloan
Jack Terrill
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How likely is it that you are unwittingly assisting a client in money laundering or terrorist financing? It may seem far-fetched, but the U.S. legal profession is under intense pressure to embrace anti-money laundering requirements that apply to banks and other financial institutions.

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An Evening with David Copperfield

Event date: 
June 16th, 2018
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David Copperfield
Mark Pocan (moderator)
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World-renowned magician David Copperfield, in conversation with U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI2), illuminates how magic has captivated the masses throughout history.

Duration: 33:52

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Alexander Hamilton

Event date: 
May 23rd, 2018
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Speaker: 
Joanne Freeman
Carol Berkin (moderator)
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Preeminent Founding era scholars discuss one of America’s most divisive figures, Alexander Hamilton, from his meteoric rise to his scandalous final years.

Duration: 55:13

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FDR and America’s March to Victory in the Second World War

Event date: 
May 22nd, 2018
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John H. Maurer
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Historian John Maurer explores the decisive role Franklin D. Roosevelt played in leading the United States to victory over Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan during WWII.

Duration: 1:01:06

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Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

Event date: 
May 21st, 2018
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Chris Matthews
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Bestselling author and MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews sheds new light on the personal and political life of Robert F. Kennedy.

Duration: 56:49

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World War II at Sea: A Global History

Event date: 
May 17th, 2018
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Craig L. Symonds
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Historian Craig L. Symonds how major battles and world leaders were shaped by one of the most unforgiving and ever-changing battlefields of the Second World War: the ocean.

Duration: 58:11

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The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels

Event date: 
May 9th, 2018
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Jon Meacham
Willie Geist (moderator)
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In conversation with NBC News and MSNBC anchor Willie Geist, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham sheds light on how the current political climate is rooted in American history.

Duration: 56:46

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