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  1. Hasia Diner: Jewish Immigration to the United States and the Lower East Side

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    Hasia Diner, Director of the Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History at New York University "complicates and corroborates" the mythic story of Jewish Immigration to the United…

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    • Register for Amazing Grace: How Writers Helped End Slavery

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      Discover the antislavery writers and reformers of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries whose passionate words formed the vanguard of a global movement. Join Gilder Lehrman in a study of the poetry,…

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      • Register for Online Graduate Course on the American Civil War

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        Leaving more than six hundred thousand dead and two million refugees—and destroying slavery in the United States—the Civil War sparked some of the most heroic and achingly dark moments…

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        • Steven Spielberg accepts the 2014 Lincoln Prize

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          Steven Spielberg offered remarks in accepting a Special Achievement Award for the movie, "Lincoln," as part of a ceremony for honorees of the 2014 Lincoln Prize. In addition to Spielberg,…

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          • Adam Rome: Earth Day 1970: The Teach-In That Made the Green Generation

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            University of Delaware historian Adam Rome discusses the origins of the modern environmental movement in an interview about his book, The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made…

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