LBJ’s Birthday: 27 August

27 August of 2017 marks the 109th birthday of Lyndon Baynes Johnson, our 34th president.…

Session 30 pt2: The Reagan Era and the New Deal Legacy; George W. Bush’s Founding Faith

Prof. Kesler:  Focus Reagan seemed to campaign against Roosevelt's legacy, but delighted in pointing out…

Session 30 pt1: Martin Luther King, Jr; Malcolm X

Dr. Lucas Morel:  Focus Does King's proposal for a "Bill of Rights for the Disadvantaged"…

Session 29: Brown v. Board of Education; Martin Luther King, Jr., Non-Violent Resistance, and the American Dream

Dr. Lucas Morel:  Focus In Brown v. Board of Education (1954), the Supreme Court briefly traces the…

Session 28: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP

Juan Williams:  Focus What role did Thurgood Marshall play in the Civil Rights Movement? What…

Session 27: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Democratic Leadership

Prof. Kesler:  Focus The political and constitutional legacy of Franklin D. Roosevelt is impressive. What…

Session 26: The Progressive Reform and Self-Government

Prof. Kesler:  Focus The Progressives fought for reform at the turn of the century. What…

Session 25: Booker T. Washington; W.E.B. Du Bois

Dr. Lucas Morel:  Focus What did Washington believe were the most urgent priorities for blacks…

Session 24: The Modern Era Confronts the American Founding

Profs. Morel and Kesler:  Focus What did the American founding and Civil War look like…
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