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  1. Mark Neely: Lincoln, Civil Liberties, and the Constitution

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    The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the American Studies Program and History Department of Columbia University have joined together to observe the bicentennial of Lincoln’s…

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    • Thomas Bender: American History and the World

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      NYU Professor of the Humanities Thomas Bender argues that the idea of American exceptionalism has hobbled the study of American history. Bender traces the study of history from the "men of letters"…

    • Kevin Phillips: The Cousins’ Wars: Religion, Politics and the Triumph of Anglo- America

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      Kevin Phillips is the author of eight books, a journalist and national elections commentator for CBS News during l988,92 and 96 presidential elections In the Cousins’ Wars, Phillips poses…

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      • John Adams describes the "Ten Talents" of George Washington

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        Explore one of the fascinating items from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History collection

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        • Michael Neiberg: Introduction to the theme of "Why Fight?"

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          Professor Michael Neiberg (U.S. Army War College) introduces the theme of "Why Fight?" for the World War I and America project

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          • Larry Kramer: Lochner v. New York

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            Lochner v. New York was one of the most controversial decisions in the Supreme Court's history. Larry Kramer, Dean at Stanford Law School, walks his audience step-by-step through the knotty legal…

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            • Gordon S. Wood: Washington as Symbol of the Founding Era

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              Gordon S. Wood, Pulitzer Prize winner and Alva O. Way University Professor and Professor of History Emeritus at Brown University, briefly discusses some aspects of the American Revolution and the…

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