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April 2018
Audio
The Supreme Court vs. Martin Luther King Jr.
April 23rd, 2018
Randall Kennedy

Legal scholar Randall Kennedy discusses a 1967 Supreme Court case in which the court upheld a decision limiting the right of Martin Luther King Jr. and his associates to challenge a jail sentence received for protesting.

Duration: 1:00:28

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April 2018
Audio
Winston Churchill’s Brushes with Death
April 19th, 2018
Andrew Roberts

Historian Andrew Roberts discusses Winston Churchill’s alarmingly frequent brushes with death, including a very serious accident on Fifth Avenue, and tells us how they shaped his thoughts on life, ambition, death, and fate.

Duration: 54:12

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April 2018
Audio
The Presidents: Abraham Lincoln
April 16th, 2018
Harold Holzer

Historian Harold Holzer discusses the life and leadership of President Abraham Lincoln.

Duration: 57:02

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April 2018
Audio & Video
David M. Rubenstein Presidents Series: George Washington
April 9th, 2018
Joanne Freeman, Douglas Brinkley (moderator)

Presented as a part of the Presidential Historical Commission at New-York Historical Society, Douglas Brinkley, Presidential Historian at the New-York Historical Society and CNN, and Joanne Freeman, professor of history and American studies at Yale University, discuss George Washington’s America. 

Duration: 45:48

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April 2018
Audio
The Presidents: Thomas Jefferson: From Monticello to Versailles
April 7th, 2018
Annette Gordon-Reed, Carol Berkin (moderator)

Historians Annette Gordon-Reed and Carol Berkin discuss the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson.

Duration: 1:18:46

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