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Miller Center - Slavery & Making of American Capitalism

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Historian EDWARD E. BAPTIST on his controversial new book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, and how slavery in the 100 years after American independence drove the evolution and modernization of the United States. A harshly critical review of the book in The Economist magazine drew wide criticism for comments widely viewed as racist

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The President's First Year Part 5: Dealing with Immigration

Gary Freeman and Tamar Jacoby on the wall, foreign workers and what's really possible.

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The President's First Year Part 5: Dealing with Immigration

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The President's First Year: Part 4: Fixing Broken Government

E.J Dionne and others on whether Trump can get the wheels of our broken government turning

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The President's First Year: Part 4: Fixing Broken Government

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The President's First Year: Part 3

Gary Gallagher & Brian Balogh discuss urgent issues facing President Donald J. Trump.

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The President's First Year: Part 3

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The President's First Year: Part 2

Peter Wehner & Melody Barnes discuss issues facing Donald Trump in his first year

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The President's First Year: Part 2

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