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Former President Reagan speechwriter
Peggy Noonan remembers the 40th president on the anniversary of his
Feb. 6, 1911, birth. This commemorative event was hosted by the
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute in Simi Valley,
Historian and author Douglas Brinkley
discusses being educated at Georgetown and Oxford, Dean Acheson,
working at used book and record stores, Muddy Waters, Little Richard
and more. He spoke with Brian Lamb in two, multi-hour sessions in 2021.
This is part one of the six-hour discussion.
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📌 Bookmark this: C-SPAN's new American Presidents
website is your one-stop guide to the nation's commanders in chief.
Find short biographies, video resources, life facts and rich images
that tell the stories of their lives and presidencies. Begin
exploring this rich catalog of C-SPAN resources here.
Coming up Sunday on C-SPAN: Hundreds of
thousands of children and teenagers were active participants in the
civil rights movement. V. P. Franklin, author of The Young
Crusaders and a professor emeritus of history, joins Q&A
to talk about the stories of these sometimes-overlooked contributors
to social justice. Tune inat 8 pm ET Sunday on
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July 23 will mark the 55th anniversary of the Detroit Race Riot.
Forty-three people died and more than a thousand were injured during
that chaotic week in 1967. Our guest, professor Clarence Lusane, was
there. His mother and sister were shot. We talk to him about that
experience, his academic career and his activism. He is a professor
of political science at Howard University in Washington,
D.C. Hear our conversation with Professor Lusane this week on Booknotes+.
The Weekly The Weeklylooks
back at the 2020 State of the Union address, in which former
President Trump discussed the killing of terrorist leader Qasem
Soleimani — and got big applause. Will President Biden mention his
killing of an ISIS leader in his first State of the Union
address next week? The Weeklyconsiders
that question and remembers Trump's many mentions of Soleimani on the
2020 campaign trail in this new episode.
week on the Lectures
in History podcast,
Emory University professor Carol Anderson discusses efforts in the
early 1960s to register Black voters in Mississippi, and some of the
leaders of the movement.
Explore our nation's past and discover the people and events that
document the American story — Saturdays on C-SPAN2. Come along with
American History TV to museums and historic sites. Watch archival
speeches from former presidents and other national leaders. Visit
classrooms, lectures and symposiums featuring professors and