The Birmingham Church Bombing That Changed the Course of Civil Rights

Speaker: 
U.S. Senator Doug Jones
Eddie S. Glaude Jr. (moderator)
Sat, 03/09/2019 -
09:30 to 11:00
Sat, March 9th, 2019 |
9:30 am to 11:00 am

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9–9:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
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Women and the White House

Speaker: 
Carol Berkin
Cokie Roberts
Gil Troy
Lesley Stahl (moderator)
Wed, 03/06/2019 - 18:30
Wed, March 6th, 2019 | 6:30 pm

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From Martha Washington and Abigail Adams to the present day, women have wrought enormous influence on the U.S. government. Experts return to survey and celebrate how women have affected the executive branch and how their roles have influenced the American republic as a whole.

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Hamilton's Best Friend: Love, Marriage, and the Duel

Speaker: 
Richard Brookhiser
Dale Gregory (moderator)
Thu, 02/28/2019 - 18:30
Thu, February 28th, 2019 | 6:30 pm

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Join us for the final installment of our five-part series on Gouverneur Morris, Alexander Hamilton’s best friend. Learn how Morris spent his later years—falling in love with the sister-in-law of Thomas Jefferson’s daughter, a disgraced member of the prominent Randolph family—and follow him to the days after the infamous Hamilton-Burr duel, when he gave the eulogy at Hamilton’s funeral and established a fund for his fallen friend’s family.

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Civil Rights in the Age of Trump

Speaker: 
Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 18:30
Tue, February 26th, 2019 | 6:30 pm

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In conjunction with New-York Historical Society’s exhibition Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad discusses how the legacy of Jim Crow continues to reverberate throughout American society today and illuminates how much work is still left to be done on the path towards racial equality and civil rights for all.

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The Presidents: Richard Nixon

Speaker: 
John A. Farrell
Douglas Brinkley (moderator)
Thu, 02/21/2019 - 19:00
Thu, February 21st, 2019 | 7:00 pm

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John A. Farrell, who discovered the evidence that Richard Nixon interfered in President Johnson’s peace efforts in Vietnam during the 1968 presidential election, in conversation with Douglas Brinkley, discusses the life and career of a man who led America in a time of turmoil and left the country in a darker age.

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Nationalism in the Modern Era

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Yoram Hazony
Tue, 02/19/2019 - 18:30
Tue, February 19th, 2019 | 6:30 pm

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What safeguards exist to protect liberty in our rapidly changing world? Reflecting on historic nationalist movements—from 16th-century Europe and America to the more recent “Brexit”—author Yoram Hazony discusses the role nationalistic ideals have played in bringing independence to people throughout history and how love of country can promote the virtues of personal and collective freedom.

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The Outbreak of World War II: 80 Years Later

Speaker: 
John H. Maurer
Sat, 02/16/2019 -
09:30 to 11:00
Sat, February 16th, 2019 |
9:30 am to 11:00 am

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World War II stands out as the deadliest and perhaps most famous conflict in human history. But how did the War begin, and could the massive bloodshed have been avoided? In commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the war’s outbreak, historian John Maurer revisits the origins of fighting in Europe in 1939 and illuminates how Western democracies came to confront Adolf Hitler and the threat of global fascism.

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

Speaker: 
Martha S. Jones
Eric Foner (moderator)
Wed, 02/13/2019 - 18:30
Wed, February 13th, 2019 | 6:30 pm

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In conjunction with the exhibition Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, historians uncover the history of how free African American activists fought for their status as citizens before the Civil War. Explore the constitutional challenges—including the U.S. Supreme Court case Dred Scott v. Sandford—and successes along the road to the passage of the 14th Amendment and expanded citizenship for all Americans.

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Immigration and the Constitution

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Cristina Rodríguez
Akhil Reed Amar
Denny Chin (moderator)
Thu, 02/07/2019 - 18:30
Thu, February 7th, 2019 | 6:30 pm

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Coinciding with the 102nd anniversary of the sweeping, restrictive Immigration Act of 1917, legal scholars delve into the history of immigration law in the United States. Discover how constitutional interpretations of immigration law and policy have shaped the fabric of American society for generations and continue to spark heated political debate today.

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American Foreign Policy in the Age of Trump: The Challenges of Cyber and Global Disarray

Speaker: 
Richard N. Haass
David E. Sanger
Mon, 02/04/2019 - 18:30
Mon, February 4th, 2019 | 6:30 pm

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