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  1. Carolyn Boyd: A Man for All Seasons: Lincoln in Spain

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    Noted Lincoln historians discuss Lincoln's legacy at the Gilder Lehrman-sponsored Global Lincoln Symposium held at Oxford University.

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    • Catherine Clinton: Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom

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      Harriet Tubman was born into slavery in Maryland in 1820. After her escape to the North in 1849, she returned to the South more than a dozen times to ferry other slaves along the Underground Railroad.…

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      • Catherine Clinton: Lincoln's Family and Childhood

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        Catherine Clinton, Professor of US history at Queens University Belfast, sifts through the myths and realities of Abraham Lincoln's early life. Lincoln's youth was beset by poverty and loss--his…

      • Charles C. Mann: America Before Columbus

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        Charles Mann's most recent book, 1491, won the U.S. National Academy of Sciences’ Keck award for the best book of the year. In this lecture he looks at new reserach on pre-Columbian America. …

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        • Chat with the Curator: Amelia Earhart and Neta Snook

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          Curator of the Gilder Lehrman Collection, Sandra Trenholm, describes documents in the Neta Snook Collection, including letters and photographs of Amelia Earhart. Biographer Susan Butler ("East…

        • Christopher Brown: The Fight over Slavery in the Revolutionary Era

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          Columbia University professor Christopher Brown examines the rise of anti-slavery thought during the Revolutionary Era. Focusing on the often contrasting motivations behind the anti-slavery rhetoric…

        • Christopher Brown on Slavery

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          • Civil War 150 exhibition tour

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          • Clarence Taylor: The Civil Rights Movement

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            Clarence Taylor is Professor of Modern African American, Religion, and Civil Rights at the City University of New York. He outlines the American Civil Rights Movement and analyzes when and why the…

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            • Clinton Inauguration, 1993

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              • Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle

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                To mark the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the National Endowment for the Humanities has developed a special project as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative: Created Equal:…

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