1. Alan Brinkley: America Between the Wars

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  2. Brian DeLay: Exchanges of Culture and Conflict in the Southwest

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    Exchanges of Culture and Conflict in the Southwest Professor DeLay looks at changes in thought, technology and outlook that prompted early exploration. He looks at Spain’s late entry into colonial…

  3. Jack Rakove: Establishing an Independent Judiciary in the Founding Era

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    Jack Rakove, William Robertson Coe Professor of History and American Studies and Professor of Political Science and Law at Stanford University, discusses the eighteenth-century origins of judicial…

  4. Jack Rakove: Freedom of Religion: A Radical Innovation

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    Jack Rakove, Professor of Political Science and Law at Stanford University, discusses the radical innovation of the establishment and free exercise clauses of the First Amendment, and why they are…

  5. Henry Louis Gates, Jr: Great Biographies: African American Athletes

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    In this lecture, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University, gives…

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    • Jonathan Holloway: Jim Crow and the Fight for American Citizenship

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    • Jack Rakove: The Legal History of Desegregation

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      Jack Rakove, Professor of Political Science and Law at Stanford University, discusses the legal history of desegregation. He states that the civil rights movement that emerged from WWII had largely…

    • David Reynolds: John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights

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      David S. Reynolds, Distinguished Professor of English at The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, and a Bancroft Prize winner, reassesses the legacy of John Brown, who was hanged for…

    • Ira Berlin: Teaching the Topic of Slavery

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    • Joseph Ellis & David Hackett Fischer: Coming to Terms with Washington

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      Opening discussion, with Jim Rees of Mt. Vernon

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