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Biography of America, A

A Biography of America presents history not simply as a series of irrefutable facts to be memorized, but as a living narrative. Prominent historians -- Donald L. Miller, Pauline Maier, Louis P. Masur, Waldo E. Martin, Jr., Douglas Brinkley, and Virginia Scharff -- present America's story as something that is best understood from a variety of perspectives. Thought-provoking debates and lectures encourage critical analysis of the forces that have shaped America. First-person narratives, photos, film footage, and documents reveal the human side of American history -- how historical figures affected events, and the impact of these events on citizens' lives.

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Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 - 4:00 AM    "Twenties" The Roaring Twenties take to the road in Henry Ford's landscape-altering invention -- the Model T. Ford's moving assembly line, the emergence of a consumer culture, and the culmination of forces let loose by these entities in Los Angeles are all explored by Professor Miller.. D
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Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 - 4:00 AM "Twenties" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Dec 15, 2017 - 4:00 AM "FDR and the Depression" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Dec 18, 2017 - 4:00 AM "World War II" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 - 4:00 AM "Fifties" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 - 4:00 AM "Sixties" (IDAHO)
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Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 - 4:00 AM "Contemporary History" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Dec 22, 2017 - 4:00 AM "Redemptive Imagination" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Dec 25, 2017 - 4:00 AM "New World Encounters" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017 - 4:00 AM "English Settlement" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 - 4:00 AM "Growth and Empire" (IDAHO)
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