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  1. Joseph Ellis: Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

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    • Gordon S. Wood: The Significance of the American Revolution

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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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      • Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.: A Life in the 20th Century: Innocent Beginnings, 1917-1950

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        Distinguished American historian and counselor to presidents, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. had a ringside seat to the most pivotal moments of the twentieth century. Schlesinger's Journals: 1952-2000,…

      • David Armitage: Declaration of Independence

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      • Carol Berkin: Calling the Constitutional Convention

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        Calling on her two best known books, A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the US Constitution and Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America's Independence, Carol Berkin, Presidential…

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        • Ira Berlin: Societies with Slaves vs. Slave Societies

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          • Lois and James Horton: In Hope of Liberty

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            In In Hope of Liberty: Culture, Community and Protest among Northern Free Blacks, 1700-1860 (1998), James O. Horton, Benjamin Banneker Professor of American Studies and History at George Washington…

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            • 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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              • David Brion Davis: Inhuman Bondage

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                Pulitzer Prize-winner and Yale historian David Brion Davis discusses his 2006 book, Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World. In his opening remarks, delivered at the New-York…

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