Tag: History
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Interview
Airdate: November 9, 2011

The historian and author of the new text Civilization explains why the G-20 Summit was a washout and why Greece and Italy are “too big to bail.”

fairfield
October 10th, 2011

Find out who our blogger Jeremy Freed thinks gets it right in recreating vintage aesthetics in music.

Source: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
October 1st, 2011

Scripted TV vs. real life? Our modern culture blogger is looking forward to comparing notes on his newfound obsession, Boardwalk Empire, with Ken Burns’ new epic documentary on prohibition.

September 20th, 2011

Despite the fact that they’re expensive, heavy and utterly impractical, I have a thing for art books (or coffee table books, as they’re often called) and have a fairly good — and rapidly growing collection of them. I’m not looking forward to moving with them, but I’ll deal with that when I have to (and [...]

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Interview
Airdate: July 6, 2011

Historian and best-selling author discusses her latest text, A World on Fire, and explains what she feels is one of the greatest tragedies of the Civil War.

paulrevere
June 7th, 2011

One good thing about the mainstream media following a non-story like Sarah Palin mangling the midnight ride of Paul Revere, is that it gives us all an opportunity to revisit an interesting tale from American History.

May 27th, 2011

Most people are aware that the word “faggot” is egregious and shouldn’t be used. But what about terms like “no homo?” Join the discussion.

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Interview
Airdate: April 29, 2011

In the final night of shows from NY, Tavis talks with the incoming director of the city’s famed Schomburg Center Khalil Gibran Muhammad.

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Interview
Airdate: April 22, 2011

Controversial publisher discusses his commitment to free speech and reveals some of what he learned in the research for his new book, One Nation Under Sex.

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Interview
Airdate: April 15, 2011

Unfamiliar Fishes author discusses the annexations of Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Guam and explains why the summer of 1898 is when the U.S. really became a superpower.

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