1. Ignored heroes of World War II

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    I've written a screenplay telling the greatest untold epic story of American history. In 1943, 75,000 domestic workers came to a top secret industrial colony in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. In less than…

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    • The American Presidency: Bill Clinton - Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE

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      Clinton was the first democratic president since Roosevelt to serve two full terms in the White House. He sought to modernise the Democratic party in somewhat similar fashion to Blair's 'New Labour'.…

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      • The American Presidency: Richard Nixon - Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE

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        Richard Nixon, tainted by Watergate, is widely seen as the villain amongst post-war presidents. But are we in danger of neglecting his positive achievements - the creation of a new Republican Majority,…

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        • The American Presidency: Lyndon Johnson - Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE

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          The Johnson Presidency was marked, almost from its inception, by the tragedy of Vietnam, the first war which the United States found it could not win. Yet this Presidency also saw a massive domestic…

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          • Dwight Eisenhower, President, 1953-1961 - Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE

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            From Roosevelt to Bush: The American Presidency: Transformation and Change Dwight Eisenhower, President, 1953-1961 Eisenhower was elected on a programme of repudiating both Franklin Roosevelt's New…

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            • Franklin D. Roosevelt, President 1933-1945 - Foreign Policy - Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE - Gresham College Lectures

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              From Roosevelt to Bush: The American Presidency: Transformation and Change Franklin D. Roosevelt, President 1933-1945 - Foreign Policy Elected in the midst of the Great Depression, Roosevelt transformed…

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              • Slavery - The US perspective: From the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement - Dr Alan Sked

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                Dr Alan Sked, The London School of Economics and Political Science This is a part of the Mondays at One lecture series on slavery. The other lectures in this series were as follows: The emancipation…

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                • The Nature & Origins of the Media Monopoly

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                  Lecture by Colonel Ronald D. Ray - A practicing attorney in Kentucky and a highly decorated combat veteran of the Vietnam War (two Silver Stars, a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart). He served as a Deputy…

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                  • Franklin D. Roosevelt, President 1933-1945 - Foreign Policy - Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE - Gresham College Lectures

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                    From Roosevelt to Bush: The American Presidency: Transformation and Change Franklin D. Roosevelt, President 1933-1945 - Foreign Policy Elected in the midst of the Great Depression, Roosevelt transformed…

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                    • The Nature of the American Presidency - Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE - Gresham College Lectures

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                      From Roosevelt to Bush: The American Presidency: Transformation and Change The Nature of the American Presidency A presidential system is a democratic alternative to a parliamentary system. It is…

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